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Jeopardy

Jeopardy
Atari

July 1st, 1999







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Children's Software

Rating: 3.6 / 5.0 (18 votes)

Released: 1999-07-01

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Jeopardy by Atari

Tool Details

Model: Atari Media: CD-ROM Hardware Platform: PC Running Device: home Windows ninety five
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Description

Amazon.com Review
For these of us who keep in mind that taking part in Jeopardy with the metal clickers within the household room, this tool makes that board game appear as historic as a horse and buggy. Alex Trebek is now in full-colour, 3-D motion, swooping down on the monitor to tell you for those who've answered appropriately. (And, to be sure, he's come up with each English-language variation on “yes”, “no,” and “proper.”) The board of greenback-quantity choices jumps out at you–indeed, the pics and game design itself–making this recreation engaging, difficult, and very good.
There is a caveat to this instrument, although: players wish to have a excellent sound device, because the answers that the opposite laptop-backed avid gamers present is handiest with the aid of voice, no longer in text. Should you're taking this game on an airplane, for instance, be sure that your headset can fortify the quantity you need, or you're likely to wind up pissed off, questioning who was the third emperor of Japan?

In contrast to a game corresponding to Who Needs to Be a Millionaire, Jeopardy plays it straight. So upstanding, in reality, that the opposite contestants have voices like the sort you hear making bulletins on the airport or when you're waiting on grasp on the telephone. The general tone matches that of the tv convey, since the contest questions are of a highly difficult caliber and Trebek is famous for his straight-laced, school-professor supply. The tool appears to acquiesce just a tiny bit to the current day, offering questions about up to date rock lyrics, as an example.

Structures

home Windows ninety eight, home Windows 95

Editorial Evaluation

For these of us who take into account that enjoying Jeopardy with the metal clickers within the domestic room, this software makes that board recreation seem as ancient as a horse and buggy. Alex Trebek is now in full-colour, three-D motion, swooping down on the reveal to inform you if you happen to've answered appropriately. (And, to make certain, he's provide you with each English-language version on “yes”, “no,” and “appropriate.”) The board of dollar-amount alternatives jumps out at you–certainly, the pictures and recreation design itself–making this game engaging, challenging, and excellent.

There’s a caveat to this software, although: avid gamers need to have a good sound device, for the reason that solutions that the other computer-backed avid gamers present is handiest by way of voice, not in textual content. In the event you're taking this sport on an plane, as an instance, make sure your headset can give a boost to the amount you need, otherwise you're likely to wind up frustrated, wondering who was the 1/3 emperor of Japan?

Unlike a game similar to Who Needs to Be a Millionaire, Jeopardy plays it straight. So upstanding, in truth, that the opposite contestants have voices like the sort you hear making bulletins at the airport or whilst you're ready on dangle on the phone. The overall tone matches that of the tv express, for the reason that contest questions are of a extremely challenging caliber and Trebek is famous for his straight-laced, college-professor delivery. The software seems to acquiesce only a tiny bit to the current day, providing questions on recent rock lyrics, for instance.

To that finish, we did marvel why there were so many questions regarding celebrities. In a topic of handiest a few rounds, we had three answers whose questions had been: “Who is Madonna?” It seems a refined means of creating new players feel higher about their intellectual muscle, on account that, let's face it, we neglected the question on Genghis Khan.

Tutorial and of a high caliber, Jeopardy deserves a spot on the shelf of each game convey enthusiast and exhibit fan. Oldsters and kids can spend time together, the entire whereas studying in regards to the myriad subjects this exhibit has coated due to the fact that its inception in 1964. –Jennifer Buckendorff

Extra Small print

Writer: Atari Class: Children's Tool Binding: CD-ROM

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