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Keep playing assignments

A frequently requested function has been to let the students keep playing the tasks in an assignment that they have been assigned, even after they have completed the task. Now there is a setting when creating an assignment where you […]

New prices for plus membership

We have simplified how the licenses for plus membership are ordered. This means that it is easier to see how much your plus membership will cost you. It will be easier to calculate the total cost on our order page […]

Extra tries on multiple choice questions

When you create your own game and add a game level of type multiple choice, you can now choose to let the students have more chances on the questions: If you activate this setting, students get up to 3 hearts, […]

Create mandatory assignment

A popular function on Helpful Games is to create assignments. Now it is possible to make an assignment mandatory. Then the student must play the tasks in the assignment before any other game or (non-mandatory) assignment can be played. This […]

Print an assignment

Now you may print out all tasks in an assignment. It fits well eg. if you want to create a test or exam where the students only need pen and paper. You can now customize a test by choosing specific […]

Go back to previous questions

Many of our games with multiple questions have a button to get to the next question. See e.g. the green button in the image above. Starting today, it is also possible to go back to the previous question or questions […]

Read receipt on messages

Now you can see if the recipient has read your message that you sent via Helpful Games. If you have sent a message to multiple students or teachers, you will also see who has read and who has not yet […]

Print a game on paper for your students

As an active Plus member, you may now print almost all game levels and hand them out to your students as exercises to solve with paper and pencil. It might be good if you, for example, are having problems with […]

Create game questions in Excel

If you want to create your own game, but rather work in Excel, there is now an import function on the page for creating games. When you open the edit mode for a game level, there is now an button […]

Create groups of 100 students

A teacher is now allowed to create up to 100 students in a student group. This assumes that the teacher is a plus member. If the teacher is not yet a plus member, the limit is 50 students per student […]