Since so much is still unknown when it comes to the Oriboos and their planet, there are many questions. Everything is not discovered yet, but that is what makes them so special and peculiar. Here you can find the most frequent questions that is asked about these unique Oriboos. If you have a question more about Oriboo usage or have run into a problem the support pages includes more questions and answers.
What is Oriboo?
Dance and music is what matters the most for Oriboos, and to help them on their mission, you need to play. When you play games and dance together, Oriboo is in its happiest mood. Of course, you choose if you want to play alone or with friends. You and your Oriboo can challenge them in the different games, or battle to see who can make the coolest dance, or who receives the highest scores.
How do you play?
Oriboo gives you instructions and guides you with its eyes, sounds, moves and display. You play the Oriboo games using your own body, moving together with Oriboo in various ways, e.g. in the “Dance It” game you are challenged to perform moves such as spin and jump in an increasing tempo. To increase your skills, you and Oriboo need to collaborate.
Should I connect Oriboo to the TV?
On the Oriboo planet there are no TVs or any other electronic devices. They have learned to live without them. In order to live on Earth, they are depending on that the humans dance and play with them.
How many games are there?
Oriboo knows six different games when it arrives. But it will continuously be able to learn and download new games from the Oriboo website.
What does it cost?
The Oriboo adoption fee is SEK 995 and includes everything you need to play and have fun!
How robust is it?
Taking into account that Oriboos always are active, dancing and jumping around, they manage some bumps quite well. Probably, their physical shape was created with that in mind. However, Oriboo appreciates that you take well care of it, and what we know for sure is that Oriboo do not like swimming!
There is no definite age limit and dependent on the child. From about 5 years of age it usually works fine.
Some literacy skills are required to be able to use Oriboo all by yourself but with a little support from a parent, it works well even for those who cannot read. Oriboo is easy to grasp and you will quickly learn how to start and play the games. However, some games such as Ask Oriboo which is a type of fortuneteller requires you to read simple texts. In the game you ask Oriboo questions and Oriboo gives you answers of the variant, “Absolutely”, “I would not count on that.” Regarding what kind of physical skills are required the games vary and simpler games such as “Oriboo Says” only requires some coordination while more advanced parts of “DanceIt” requires good rhythm and body control.
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