A Quiz & Trivia game mechanics seems simple enough; you ask questions and match the gamers’ answers to your defined “correct answers”. The problem with “Trivia” games is that the information on the Internet doubles every 35 days! You become hard pressed to “Keep question up to date”. If you make the trivia questions too simple, no one will play. Right? Tell me honestly; does anyone really play those trivia games at the restaurant tables while waiting for their waiter/waitress??? I thought so! So, let’s not make those same mistakes. But for the “die-hards” that truly want to soak restaurant clients that extra $1.99, I’ll include those trivia mechanisms below. In addition, the Internet media has “trained” everyone to expect quizzes to be fairly interactive. So, there’s no place for long lists of radio-button, multiple choice quizzes for us.
Quiz & Trivia game mechanics is a sub-genre of the Puzzle game mechanics and educational process. The gamer is “tested” in their knowledge earned either through the current gaming session or life experiences. With this information, let’s “spice up” our quiz game and create something that is quite stimulating that will mimic real life – a Dating game! “Say what!?”, I hear your thinking. A dating simulation would involve asking and answer questions; what a perfect settings for a Quiz & Trivia game. But how do we know which questions to create?
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