Basic Arcade Gaming Quiz!

In the event you’re an everyday Arcade Blogger reader, you may recall that again in November 2018, I made my annual journey to The Free Play Florida occasion in Orlando – learn my evaluation right here.

Every year, I’m requested to become involved with the occasion organisation indirectly. This 12 months we determined to check out a panel quiz, the place players, collectors and builders may pit their wits in opposition to one another and reply questions referring to the Golden Age of Basic Arcade Gaming.

So I got here up with just below 100 questions in a wide range of codecs. The panelists needed to reply basic data arcade questions, and establish arcade cupboards and video games from photographs of screenshots and art work.

The quiz was an ideal success! We delivered it in a really casual and irreverent type, and managed to maintain a lid on the chaos for essentially the most half. I needed one thing that was enjoyable for everybody concerned, and to present these individuals within the viewers an opportunity to not solely paticipate, but in addition maybe study one thing alongside the best way too.

So this week I believed I’d share two issues: The slides for the quiz itself that had been used to pose the questions on the day, so that you simply guys can have a go at testing your personal data of Basic Arcade Gaming. After which additional down this web page is the video of the quiz itself – when you don’t fancy difficult your self, leap straight to that and have a watch.

So listed here are the questions. You may wish to make them full display screen in your browser – click on the field backside proper of the body to do that. Merely navigate utilizing the arrows on the base of the body, or you’ll be able to simply click on on the picture to get to the subsequent slide. In every case, one slide could have the query, screenshot or art work, and the subsequent gives you the reply:

In the event you handle to maintain a working rating, tell us within the feedback beneath how you bought on.

But when that seems like an excessive amount of onerous work, simply sit again and take a look at how our panelists bought on beneath:

Many due to the 2 groups who had been nice sports activities and delivered a number of laughs alongside the best way: Nathan Barnatt, Warren Davis, Jenn Could and Billy Mitchell.

Watching again, I’ve observed a few factual errors made (largely by me) – see when you can spot them!

Suggestions on the day was very constructive and we plan to roll this format out additional in future, so maintain an eye fixed out for the subsequent one at this 12 months’s occasion in Florida.

Have enjoyable – let me know your scores within the feedback beneath!

See you subsequent time.

Tony

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