Games

Pokémon Go, a win-win for your business

Pokémon Go, a win-win for your business

Pokémon Go attracts players to specific locations & can be used by businesses to bring in customers. Are trending mobile games the new wave of marketing?read more
Making It Relevant: History Museums for Kids

Making It Relevant: History Museums for Kids

"As luck would have it, just at that moment Liberty—their canine sidekick—barks, jumps up from his bed and runs right into Uncle Pete’s time machine and ZAP! he disappears."read more
Museums and Motivation (Trouble with Gamification)

Museums and Motivation (Trouble with Gamification)

How can museums use motivation more effectively to engage visitors and other constituents? What are the dangers and opportunities of the "gamification" trend, and what can museums do with insights obtainable from the motivational factors within games?read more
Kids Games for Museums

Kids Games for Museums

When thinking of games for museums it's hard not to let your mind think of hits like “Angry Birds” which had 200-million downloads by May 2011. Players worldwide spend 200 million minutes (=380 years) on the game each day. This demonstrates that people do love to play well-crafted snack food style games that have optimized game play mechanics (easy to learn, hard to master) that are addictive and fun. Should museums try to replicate or imitate this? Probably not.read more
Kids History Games: What makes a good one?

Kids History Games: What makes a good one?

Kids? History? Are we talking oil and water? Maybe, but many popular kid games are packed with history both real and imagined. It's a rich source of material. We know history is enthralling, and given the right hooks, kids bring the past to life for themselves. So how do we make history relevant for kids? Games can do it.read more
Historical Game Characters for Museums

Historical Game Characters for Museums

We have had to create a few historical game characters for games targeted at kids. Along the way we have acquired some insights that may be useful to others doing the same or similar things.read more
Dutch New-York: Educational Game for Kids

Dutch New-York: Educational Game for Kids

The Dutch New-York educational game for kids was created by Tronvig Group for the DiMenna Children's History Museum as part of a suite of educational games.read more
Making History Matter for Children: DiMenna Children's History Museum

Making History Matter for Children: DiMenna Children's History Museum

DiMenna Children's History Museum website kid's home page shows the kid's club house. This serves as home base for all of the games we created as part of the DiMenna Children's History Museum website.read more
Sloppy Copy

Sloppy Copy

Tronvig Group has launched the DiMenna Children's History Museum website as part of the New-York Historical Society website. Featured on this new website is a kids section that showcases the first of three kid-friendly educational games: Sloppy Copy.read more