Important news from Loquiz. Games and Events are now united and, thus, will be called – Games. The purpose of merging is to make your game production process easy and convenient and to keep all configurations in one place.
Some extra information about the came can be found when you have created a game and click on a specific game in the Games list.
1.1. Game Status OPEN/CLOSED
In order to start the games for this game, the status needs to be open. After we advise changing the status to closed. Then nobody can start the game and this event will not be shown on in device (when you log in with your PRO account). Event results are still accessible if it is closed.
1.2. Game username and password
Unique username that can be used to access this game in the mobile devices. Use in case you want to give somebody access to this game only. Username needs to be unique. This can be changed in the edit game-configuration tab. Sign in the password for starting with the mobile device. This can be as simple as you want it to be, as it only affects starting the game. When players log in with game-specific username and password, then they can only see and open this game. This can be changed in the edit game-configuration tab.
1.3. Quick Start QR Code
In the login view, there is an option of launching the games with a QR code. The QR code scanner is built-in and doesn’t require an external app for scanning.
1.4. Results Page
This is a results page link for this specific game
2. Game Info
Over here you can find some important information about the game.
Intro: Is shown to the players at the start of the game. This text can be accessed throughout the game from app side menu > info. Use it for game rules, important information and safety notice.
What kind of template or game type has been used for this specific game.
Language option determines in what language the APP texts (user interface) are shown to the players. All the app help texts, scores, info, etc are presented in this language.
This does not translate tasks’ texts.
If there is a Time limit for the gameplay. The timer is shown in the game upper right corner. Game ends when the timer reaches zero. If you do not set the limit (no limit) then the game goes on until all questions are answered. Except for scavenger game type- where the game ends when players answer finish.
Under the rules tab, you can find different kind of game-specific information, which gives you a good overview of a game before you go to an event.
Under the Rules tab, you can also find QR codes for task activation. Click on this to download QR-codes for each question in the game. Each QR code is unique, activating specific questions. The Code scanner is in the Loquiz app main menu.