What's New

We're keeping everyone happy (and creative)!
CWP Version 6.1 allows users of iOS 5.1 devices (as well as iOS 6 devices) to enjoy the new revamped Creative Whack Pack (yes, we're listening).
• Optimized for iPhone 5
• New Retina art for iPhone 4/4S and later iPads
• Some new workshop screens
• Also fixes several small bugs, e.g., "share email" feature in iPad
• A few other surprises.
— Keep on creating (and thanks for your support)!

App Description

The Creative Whack Pack's 84 interactive creativity strategies stimulate you to think creatively.
• "The most impressive brainstorming tool in the App Store, hands down." —Innovation Tools
• The iPhone/iPad Universal App has 20 NEW CARDS (the Heraclitus suit)!
• "An App Store #1 Best-Seller" (Business Category)
• “The Creative Whack Pack displays business brilliance." — USA Today

The Creative Whack Pack is the App Store's "premier creative thinking/innovation tool."
The Creative Whack Pack is a “creative workshop in an App.” It consists of 84 illustrated creativity strategies. Each of these is packed with stories, examples, and questions.

These 84 creativity strategies will “whack” you out of your habitual thought patterns and allow you to look at what you're doing in a fresh way. Use the workshops to stimulate your thinking.

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For: Creatives, business people, educators, students, coaches, designers, and anyone else who'd like to boost their creativity.
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Based on the million-selling Creative Whack Pack card deck, this App can serve you as a: Creativity tool, mind jogger, Oracle, workshop, and coach.

“A cross between a tarot card and a best friend, the Creative Whack Pack forces your psyche to look in the mirror and challenge what it sees.” — Elle Magazine

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The Creative Whack Pack is a “creative workshop in an App.” It consists of 84 illustrated creativity strategies. Each of these packed with stories, examples, and questions.

— 16 Explorer strategies highlight places to find new information.
— 16 Artist strategies provide techniques to generate new ideas.
— 16 Judge strategies lend decision-making advice.
— The 16 Warrior strategies give you the “kick” you need to get your ideas into action.
— And the 20 Heraclitus strategies stretch your thinking to a new dimension.

Work with these interactive creative strategies in the Creative Workshops.

You can use the Creative Whack Pack by yourself, or with colleagues and friends.

The ideas you generate will delight you! Your involvement in each session can be as brief a 30-second “quick hit of stimulation,” or as long as ten-minute “creative workshop.”

Roger von Oech created this product. His seminars and products have enhanced the creative thinking skills of millions worldwide. He is the author of the creativity classic A Whack on the Side of the Head, A Kick in the Seat of the Pants, and Expect the Unexpected. He also created the popular Ball of Whacks (set of magnetic design pieces) and the X-Ball. He earned his Ph.D. from Stanford University in the “History of Ideas.”

“Roger von Oech has won a loyal following around the country.”
— BusinessWeek Magazine

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

December 05, 2012 New version 6.1
November 26, 2012 Price Decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
November 22, 2012 New version 6.0
September 24, 2012 Price Decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
March 26, 2009 Initial Release