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Crowded Fiction: Can a dyslexic video game maker's app get kids reading?

Oct 02, 2013 - Vidya Gamer LLC today introduces Crowded Fiction 1.0.2 for iPad. Created by dyslexic video game maker, Joe Booth, Crowded Fiction is an innovative new eBook app that aims to get kids passionate about reading. It uses multiple video game inspired strategies to make fiction interactive, tactile, social and competitive. Jackson's Choice is the debut interactive eBook on Crowded Fiction. Each chapter of Jackson's Choice has a dilemma that is determined by the combined choice of the crowd.

Video game exec startup set to shake up book publishing with ebook app

Apr 10, 2013 - Vidya Books, a division of Vidya Gaming LLC, announced today that it has successfully raised the necessary funds to secure the launch of its innovative e-book platform and first book. Created by video game makers who love reading, Vidya Books is set to shake up the book publishing industry as the first and only e-book platform that is completely focused on using technology to inspire a passion for reading, rather than as a distraction. The app will be launched for iPad and iPhone within 60 days.