Raj Sidhu had one of the most coveted design jobs in New York City — and then he left it all to play board games.

The 23-year-old's first project, Code Monkey Island, teaches kids the logic of computer programming through the playful dynamic of monkeys competing over bananas. The game teaches you all of the logic of basic programming under the guise of the game: Instead of dice, it's governed by cards that work in tandem to impact how many spaces (if any) you may move per turn.