Frequently Asked Questions

 

What is Geomax?

Geomax is a game about geometry. The game covers core concepts in senior phase (Grade 7 to 9) geometry. Play the demo!

Who can play Geomax?

Geomax is recommended for Grade 6 to 12 learners, but anyone can play!

Why would I use Geomax in my classroom?

Geomax is a really fun way to introduce, revise or consolidate basic concepts in senior phase (Grade 7-9) geometry. Kids dig it! Plus all Papadi games come with useful tools for teachers.

Is Geomax CAPS aligned?

Yes, Geomax is CAPS aligned.

Are there other games for other subjects?

No, but watch this space! We want to create games for more Grade 7 to 9 mathematics topics.

How do I buy Geomax?

If you’re a school or other institution, download the order form, complete it and send it to orders@papadigames.com.

If you want to buy Geomax for one person, he/she can start playing at playgeomax.com, register and purchase on payfast via credit card or EFT when prompted.

This thing probably costs a fortune, right?

No. Geomax costs R59.99 for a set of 10 levels or you can enjoy the whole game for R178.99. Bulk purchases receive discount. Download the order form, complete it and send it to orders@papadigames.com to find out whether your purchase qualifies for a discount.

I suppose the Teacher Tools are sold separately?

No, Teacher Tools are completely free if you order Geomax for one or more learners or if one or more learners have already bought Geomax.

Contact us if you already have one or more learners playing Geomax and want access to the Teacher Tools.

Who pays for Geomax?

It’s up to the school. Order in bulk as a school or ask parents to buy Geomax for their kids. Whatever suites your setup and context.

For how long will I have access to Geomax?

For the rest of your life. It’s a perpetual licence.

What do I do if I’ve paid but my levels have not been unlocked?

Email Papadi Games support at support@papadigames.com.

We don’t have an IT department, and I’m a BBT (Born Before Technology). So this won’t be for me, will it?

Would you like a fun way to teach geometry? Then Geomax is for you. And if you really need help, get in touch via email at support@papadigames.com.

I’ve paid and received a school code. What now?

The teachers who will be using Geomax should use the school code to register at www.playgeomax.com/teacher.

How do I play Geomax?

There are 2 options: download the Google Play app or play in a browser on any device at www.playgeomax.com.

Will Geomax work on my phone, tablet or PC?

Yes! You can play Geomax at playgeomax.com on any phone, tablet or PC.

If you have an Android device you can download the Geomax app from Google Play.

What browser can I use to play Geomax?

You can use Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari or Microsoft Edge. It’s always good to make sure your browser is up-to-date with the latest version.

Will I get an icon on my phone?

Only if you download the Android app from Google Play.

Do I need an internet connection to play Geomax?

You need an internet connection to download the app or to load the game in your browser. You also need an internet connection to register and to sign in.

After that you can play without an internet connection. Just remember to keep the browser window open!

You need an internet connection if your teacher wants to see your progress on the Teacher Tools and if you want an up-to-date leaderboard. These are optional and will not prevent you from playing.

Will the Teacher Tools work on my phone, tablet or PC?

No, the Teacher Tools work on a PC and on some tablets. Go to www.playgeomax.com/teacher in your browser.

What browser can I use for Teacher Tools?

You can use Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari or Microsoft Edge. It’s always good to make sure your browser is up-to-date with the latest version.

Can I sign into the Teacher Tools from more than one device?

Yes, you can sign in to any PC (or on some tablets) using the email you used to register and your password.

Do I need an internet connection for the Teacher Tools?

Yes, the Teacher Tools are online and require an internet connection.

How long does Geomax take to download?

The download time depends on your internet connection. It could take anything from 1 minute to 45 minutes. Make sure you’re not loading any webpages, checking your email or doing anything that requires an internet connection while downloading the Geomax app or loading Geomax in your browser.

How much does it cost to download Geomax?

The download cost depends on your network provider. It could cost anything from R0 to R25. It’s free if you’re using wifi.

Do I need the Teacher Tools to play Geomax?

No, Geomax can be played by anyone, anywhere.

What happens if I lose my phone?

As long as you remember your login details you can access Geomax from any device.

What do I do if I lose my Geomax password?

Go to the Geomax title screen and select “Forgot your password?” on the login screen.

Can I change my Geomax password?

Yes. Once you’ve logged in to Geomax you can change your password by selecting “Reset password” on the Profile screen.

What do I do if I lose my Teacher Dashboard password?

Go to the Teacher Dashboard, select Login/Register, enter your email address and select “Forgot your password?”.