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Cat in a Box – Fabrication — April 24, 2017

Cat in a Box – Fabrication

A quick step by step on all the fabrication for this box

Laser Cutting

Once I had all the files ready, I laser cut the various layers of the box with 1/8th plywood.



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The stories – Cat in the Box — April 3, 2017

The stories – Cat in the Box

Taking all the feedback into consideration, I figured that having a Boy as the main character was not going to work for multiple reasons.

  • Many girls actually felt that the box was not for them to use
  • Boy didn’t even have a role as the user was actually doing the work

So, now I am thinking of making the user itself the main character and the CAT – their assistant. I did try doing this halfway through my testing in NY Hall of Sci and got much better response from the kids.

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Changes from Feedback —
User Testing – NY Hall of Sci — March 27, 2017
Prep for User Testing —

Prep for User Testing

Since I was getting a lot of feedback from adults, I thought it was high time to test with the actual audience.

Satbir arranged for me to set up a small stall for testing at the Maker Hall in NY hall of Science on March 26th and so I started getting prepared for that.

First I finished making the prototype into an entire box and testing the circuits that go into it.

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Simple Circuit – Public Prototype — March 21, 2017
Simple Circuits – More Prototypes —
Simple Circuit – StoryBoard —

Simple Circuit – StoryBoard

Below is the storyboard for the simple circuits kaavad

Boy who is afraid of the dark

1) Introduce the charecter and the house (this can all be in the front page) (Show his house and the lights)

2) Now, all the lights in his house stopped working, but he needs to get to his room. Let’s help him! – introduce the components and the weapons in the game


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Simple Circuit – Pages Prototype — February 28, 2017
Simple Circuits – Prototype — February 20, 2017