What happened to the tone game?

I have been playing the tone game for awhile but it is gone now....where is it?

Posted by bspelbring 8/15/12, last update 11/21/12 (1 year ago)
  • We're sorry, but the tonegame was a bit orthogonal to the whole site that not many people used, and was becoming a bit of a maintenance cost to keep working. We're sorry you are missing it, but unfortunately there were only 6 players a week, which meant we couldn't really justify keeping it.

    Posted by Adam 8/17/12 (2 years ago)
  • What was the tone game? I would have tried it...

    Posted by sqrsqrl 8/17/12 (2 years ago)
  • Me too!

    Posted by Funkman 8/18/12 (2 years ago)
  • You needed to type in memrise.com/tonegame In my opinion, it was a really good feature if you are learning Mandarin, and struggle with the tones, which most people do(?) Definately added fun to learning the tones, which baffles many. Shame, it was never really promoted, certainly no links to follow, hence only 6 players a week. In my group of about 16 friends that learn Mandarin, most would have benefitted if they knew. Maybe also a few more points could have been awarded, it wasn't really a system that generated a lot of points for you. I stumbled across tonegame when originally looking for Memrise via Google search. Surely at a later stage Adam, seeing as it was a very useful feature, it could be reintroduced and promoted? I'm sure you could work it into the Memrise masterplan! Best regards all :)

    Posted by MarkBurgess 8/18/12 (2 years ago)
  • It was a great tool to learn the tones for beginners! Please, if you could even upload it to another place? I have not seen anything like it that made tone learning so enjoyable.

    sincerely, Davjd

    Posted by davjd 8/20/12 (2 years ago)
  • I agree, the tone game was excellent. The problem with it, in my opinion, is not the game itself, but that it's near impossible to find on the website - hence no users! If you put it back on with a clear link to it from a major page(s), then I'm sure you would get a LOT of users!

    Posted by luminara 9/3/12 (2 years ago)
  • Bring back the tone game! Bring it back!

    Posted by Funkman 9/5/12 (2 years ago)
  • Yes, I agree with luminara17. It was a bit tricky to find the way to the tone game.

    Posted by Mirko 9/6/12 (2 years ago)
  • Yes!!! I agree with Funkman. Please bring it back! It sounds like just what I need at this stage of my learning. In fact, I just signed up with this site in hopes that you will bring it back and make it easily accessible.

    Posted by nanjck 9/11/12 (2 years ago)
  • The tone game was so hard to find on the site that I wasn't 100% certain that it was gone until I found this thread. When you bring it back you should defiantly make it easier to find.

    Posted by DuckDodgers 9/12/12 (2 years ago)
  • Thats not fair, I didn't even get to try it. I could have doubled the weekly usage just by getting my class to use it.

    Posted by memMaster2012 9/16/12 (2 years ago)
  • I'd like to see it come back too.

    Posted by ccarey 9/22/12 (2 years ago)
  • I see demand, but no supply. I'm thinking of starting an economics word list for the admins.

    The last five words will be Bring Back The Tone Game.

    Posted by Funkman 9/24/12 (2 years ago)
  • If you really don't want to support it any more, then maybe you could open source it. That way somebody else could host it and all these people will still be able to play the game.

    Posted by phylae 10/14/12 (2 years ago)
  • Bring Back The Tone Game.

    Posted by FluffyBearBoy 10/21/12 (2 years ago)
  • WOOT?! I would have played that game, im on this site for about a year now and have not heard of it. Bring it back and promote it!

    Posted by _deleted_130407_1844_33 10/22/12 (2 years ago)
  • Bring Back The Tone Game.

    Posted by Alexanbl 10/28/12 (2 years ago)
  • Bring it back please.

    Posted by rosset.loic 11/11/12 (1 year ago)
  • That game sounds so helpful! I would like to see it come back.

    Posted by megan.laffoon 11/12/12 (1 year ago)
  • That game sounds so helpful! I would like to see it come back.

    Posted by megan.laffoon 11/12/12 (1 year ago)
  • That game sounds so helpful! I would like to see it come back.

    Posted by megan.laffoon 11/12/12 (1 year ago)
  • That game sounds so helpful! I would like to see it come back.

    Posted by megan.laffoon 11/12/12 (1 year ago)
  • That game sounds so helpful! I would like to see it come back.

    Posted by megan.laffoon 11/12/12 (1 year ago)
  • That game sounds so helpful! I would like to see it come back.

    Posted by megan.laffoon 11/12/12 (1 year ago)
  • That game sounds so helpful! I would like to see it come back.

    Posted by megan.laffoon 11/12/12 (1 year ago)
  • That game sounds so helpful! I would like to see it come back.

    Posted by megan.laffoon 11/12/12 (1 year ago)
  • We got it Megan, geez.

    ;p

    Posted by _deleted_130407_1844_33 11/13/12 (1 year ago)
  • BBC offers a tone game:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/chinese/games/tones.shtml

    Posted by gotua 11/18/12 (1 year ago)
  • Bring back the tone game!

    Posted by Malstronikus 11/20/12 (1 year ago)
  • It looks like people are asking for a tone ment. sorry

    Posted by flugeldan 11/21/12 (1 year ago)
  • Didn't even know it existed, would definitely play!

    Posted by spivmaster 11/21/12 (1 year ago)

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