How to make sure every player enjoys your trivia night?

July 22, 2016 by DigiGames

“Tips, advice and guidance on ensuring your trivia night is carried out to suit every player in the room”

Welcome back to the blog and I hope you are all well and enjoying a productive week filled with Trivia hosting. Yesterday’s blog about the jackpot round seemed to gain a great response and one reader commented on how the ideas will help him make sure every player in the room enjoys the trivia night. Which brings us straight onto the next subject……How to make sure every player enjoys your trivia night

This is something I struggled with at first. To give you a tad of background on myself, I am quite a serious trivia player as well as a host so the kind of quiz I would prefer to play in isn’t necessarily the kind of quiz I need to run. This is the first thing you have to consider… to your audience. This is not necessarily something you can do from the off so you need to learn on the job. That first quiz in a new venue is always the toughest but after 3-4 weeks you should have no excuses and should be making sure that everyone is enjoying the quiz.

It goes without saying that you never ever ever should be making a quiz based on your interests and what you think the players will enjoy. It has to be aimed at the players, for the players and taking them into consideration at every single step of the way,

How to make sure every player enjoys your trivia night – What to consider and the Problem?

Now, to begin with before I propose some ideas, the idea is to come up with a list of the factors that you need to consider that will determine people’s enjoyment but there are two I would consider.

Age – You need to assess your crowd. If the crowd is mostly under 30 or mostly over 50 then it makes it an easier night run as you know where to pitch it. Mixed ages means problems!

Ability/Seriousness – You may have people in your quiz who are experts and some who can’t identify a simple question. How do you balance this?

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