Jeoparty II is a completely free computer program modeled after the Jeopardy television show. It is a teacher-led presentation program that is intended to provide a fun review experience for students. In addition to displaying prompts in the Jeopardy format, Jeoparty II tracks team scores and offers other advanced features.
Running the Program: To use this program, you will need to extract all of the files from the zip file you downloaded. This option may be on the left of the folder window or in the menu of your unzipping application. In the folder into which your files are extracted, find and double-click the *.exe file for either the player or the editor. The files you are looking for have a blue icon with a prominent 'E' for Editor or 'P' for Player.
Using the Program: There are two ways to navigate the player program used to display Jeoparty presentations.
System Requirements: Microsoft Windows 98 or newer, Windows Installer 3.0+, Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0**, 500+ MHz processor, 256 MB RAM
** It is essential that Framework 2.0 is installed, otherwise the program may not be able to run or may complete some internal calculations incorrectly.
Download / Version History
M Added image and video support
M Answers displayed on question end (optional)
m Options (time settings, subtraction mode) saved on program close
2.8.0 (2009.12.25 / 3.2Mb)
Download: Jeoparty 2.8.0 zip
M Added Question / Point Interface, making game navigation simpler.
M Added Rich Text Support (Bold, Italic, Superscript, Symbols, etc.)
M Added Final Jeoparty Option
m User may now save an incomplete file (though it must be complete to be opened in the player)
m User no longer has to save to print an answer sheet
m Several minor bug fixes
2.3.0 (2008.03.15 / 3.0Mb)
M Added answer blanks to editor
M Added 'Print Answer Sheet' feature to editor
m Added 'Set Category Font Size' program option
2.2.0 (2007.12.26 / 2.9Mb)
M Added Graphical User Interface (GUI) for program options
M Added GUI for creating / editing presentations
m Improved 'Daily Double' graphic performance
m Added ability to edit points per question
M Added program option: subtraction
m Condensed screen to fit on 800x600 output with taskbar (was previously full 800x600).
M Rebuilt to allow multiple/editable presentations
M Modified presenter controls
M Enabled subtraction of points for incorrect responses
m Added program options: change automatic timer, reactivate prompts
1.0.0 (2005.04.12 / 27kb)
Basic GUI, single presentation built-in (basic environmental science review).
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