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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 […]

Hand out login info to students

We have now made it easier for you to distribute your students’ login information when creating a new class. Now you can print login information for an entire class and get an instant printout that you can cut and distribute. […]

Edit assignments created by others

Now it is possible to give your colleagues access to your assignments. For example, if you are working together in a group or class, it may be helpful if your colleagues can add or change game levels, edit due date […]

Turn off sound effects

In some of our games there are sound effects. These are not required for the game’s function, but are intended to enhance the user experience. Sometimes it may be helpful to turn off these effects. Therefore, there is now a […]