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  • Aspire » Games

    27 Jul

    Sometimes you’re just looking for something new to play with – I’d like to introduce you to Wordle.  Wordle is an application developed as a side project and is now available as a non-commercial ‘tool’ out on the internet.

    The example above uses the lyrics from Bruce Springsteen’s Born To Run  (just because it was the first set of words that I thought of that might be interesting.)  Wordle lets you enter any set of text as the starting point for your creation and then from there you can play around with fonts, colors, general layouts and a few other things.  It’s not complicated, but it is fun to play with.

    Wordle for you?

    Another idea to play around with is to use your LinkedIn profile as the input for a Wordle that’s all about you.  Here’s one that I came up with:

    So what does your Wordle look like?

    Shawn Kinkade  Kansas City Business Coach

    16 May

    I’m a big fan of games…and who doesn’t enjoy Zombies?  Well Popcap Games has combined the two into their latest time sink in a game called Plants Vs. Zombies, an addictive, very funny and challenging game – “Get Ready to soil your Plants”!

    What can Plants and Zombies teach you about running a better business?  Read on to find out (and get a quick review of the game…).

    Of course this is a business blog – but it’s amazing the lessons you can pick up from games – a couple of weeks ago I looked at what the game of Craps could teach you and if you’ve been a long time reader you might also remember What Team Fortress 2 can teach you about business or what you might get out of a friendly Poker game of liar’s dice.  Today however is all about Plants Vs. Zombies from Popcap Games.

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