iBeacons

In Loquiz iBeacons   can be used as question activators, meaning they open questions once the device is in the range of Bluetooth Beacon. Beacons are  additional activators, meaning that all the regular activators still work, but Beacons  can be used in addition to those. Currently Beacon activation can only be used when playing with a Loquiz Android […]

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Chat

Chat functionality allows for all teams to send text messages to all teams (default) and to specific teams within an event. Activating chat functionality To activate chat functionality tick “Allow chatting” in Game Configure page within Game wizard. Now all the events running this game will have chat functionality activated for the players.   Using […]

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QR-codes

In Loquiz QR codes work as question activators, meaning they open questions once the player points the built in QR reader on the code. QR codes are additional activators, meaning that all the regular activators still work, but QR codes can be used in addition to those. Currently QR codes can be activated only when playing with […]

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Adding picture overlay onto map (beta!)

Loquiz now allows users to put picture overlay onto the map in outdoor games (the feature is in beta, so use with caution!).  The picture can be a detailed map, drawing, tourist map, photo, sketch, icons  etc.     This is done in Game Wizard, Locations screen (see the screenshot).     Following settings apply […]

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Creating events

In order to play specific game you need to create an event.   One game can be played in several events and all the teams in specific event are shown in one results table.  

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Marking finish

In outdoor games finish location needs to be marked. Games can have only one finish location and you can use any question as a finish location. Marking finish location is done in game wizard on Triggers screen.  There is a “F” behind every question, clicking the “F” marks the location as finish (it does not have […]

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Game settings (configure)

Different games have slightly different settings, but majority of the settings are the same for all game types. This explains the general game settings and game type specific differences

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Game types explained

Loquiz is built so that you can use and reuse your questions to build different games for different locations and different occasions. We are constantly bringing new game types on board so you can utilize your existing content. Currently Loquiz has 5 game types that allow you to build adventures with very different mechanics. Brief […]

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Writing welcome texts

Welcome text is shown at the start of the game  and is accessible to the player throughout the game.  Use welcome text to shortly explain the rules, remind players of safety aspect and give contact numbers. What to cover? It depends on the occasion but I would recommend to cover the following: Welcome and where […]

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