TELLABLES CREATES INTERACTIVE STORY GAMES DESIGNED TO BE TOLD BY TALKING DEVICES.

Our vision is to turn voice assistants and conversational robots into fun storytellers.

CAN YOU OUTSMART THE TRICKY GENIE?

Our most played game is currently Tricky Genie on Amazon Alexa. Enjoy this game of luck and skill on any Alexa-enabled device and see if you can outsmart the tricky genie. Visit the amazon skill page.

  • Fun and entertaining game for the entire family!
  • This skill is really cool. The kids love the scenarios, I really like the critical thinking.
  • This is great when you are bored and want to play with Alexa. I love it and completely recommend this to everyone.
  • My daughter struggles in this area and this is the perfect app to increase her reading comprehension.

CAN YOU SORT THROUGH THE FAKE HISTORY TO FIND THE REAL STORY?

Play our Fake History game on Amazon Alexa. Learn astonishing facts about history while having fun and testing your knowledge. Visit the Amazon skill page.

  • Which gifts did Commodore Matthew Perry bring to convince Japan to open its borders to trade?
  • Why was there a tragic accident during construction of the Golden Gate Bridge?
  • What are the glaring omissions in Marco Polo's travel memoirs?
  • What’s the real story behind the life of Montezuma’s daughter Dona Isabel?
  • What did Mark Anthony do to turn the Romans against him?
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WHAT’S HUTCH UP TO TODAY?

Who’s Hutch? Hutch is a kid in the 5th grade who has an adventure nearly every day. Some of Hutch’s adventures are just everyday experiences. Others are a bit more out of this world. On your Alexa-enabled device, say “Alexa, ask Hutch for a story” to hear a new adventure. Afterwards, try to answer a few questions to sharpen your listening comprehension skills.Visit the Amazon skill page.

  • What mischief does Hutch get into at school?
  • What tall tales does Hutch make up to entertain his sister Emma?
  • Will Hutch score the clutch home run in his Little League game?
  • What happens to Hutch’s family during a big storm?

WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO

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  • Valentine’s Day
    In honor of the approaching Valentine’s Day, we’ve added targeted new content to both our Tricky Genie and Fake History voice apps. Open Fake History to play a game focusing on Valentine’s Day of 1876. That’s the day that Alexander Graham Bell filed his patent […]
  • Future of Storytelling
    Last week I attended The Alexa Conference, an independent event sponsored by Score Publishing. I offered a presentation on the future of storytelling. Specifically, I spoke about the new opportunities that interactive voice technologies offer to both authors and readers. The term “reader” may soon […]

THE MINDS BEHIND TELLABLES

AMY STAPLETON

Retired from NASA, specializes in natural language and conversation, designs interactive story experiences and games for talking voice assistants and conversational robots.

COREY BASWELL

Senior web and voice user interface (VUI) architect and developer, specializes in enterprise, mobile, and voice applications.