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Board Gaming with Education

Feb 13, 2020

In this special release episode of Board Gaming with Education, Dustin interviews Aditya Batura the CEO of the Singapore-based education technology startup, Codomo. The two discuss Codomo’s recently developed tabletop educational card game, Potato Pirates 2: Enter the Spudnet, that is currently live on Kickstarter. Aditya shares how he arrived at his current career as an educational game designer, the evolution of his company, and his history as a gamer. We learn about Aditya’s introduction to computer programming and he shares his opinions on education and the enjoyment we get from learning. Back Potato Pirates on Kickstarter now: (affiliate link)

  • Update from Board Gaming with Education- special release episode - 00:15
  • Who is Aditya Batura? - 1:30
  • Codomo, an Educational Technology Company - 3:33
  • The Difference Between Learning and Education - 8:17
  • Aditya's Journey into Game Design - 12:00
  • Potatoes Teach Us Computational Thinking! - 16:19
  • Enter the Spudnet - 29:48
  • Last Words of Advice: Context Matters! - 32:19
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down Rapid Fire Round - 35:05

If you are interested in Potato Pirates, you can back it before Sunday Feb. 16 with this link:

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Thank you to Purple Planet Music for the wonderful contribution of their song "Retro Gamer" for our Interview Segment. This song can be found in full on this music archive. Also, thank you to Kevin MacLeod ( for his creative commons 4.0 contribution of "Getting it Done."

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