MyGameShow

Create & host your own Quiz Game Shows from your iPad, iPhone & Windows.
Easy to set up! Great for Engaging Topic Reviews and Fun Class Quizzes!

iPad Classroom Game Board
iPhone Classroom Game Board

Great Classroom Resource

Fun and engaging classroom quizzes, test prep or topic revision. Now your students will look forward to their next pop quiz! Reusable - create as many games as you want.

Makes learning fun

A great tool to add an extra dimension of fun to your lessons & classroom activities and easily appeal to students with different Learning Styles.

Whole Lesson or quick game

Add many questions to make quiz a whole lesson exciting educational experience, or a few to include a fun quick summary in your lesson plans.

Easy to use

Create your own class quiz games very quickly and easily - type your questions and answers directly onto the game board and save for later. Runs on your device, no internet connection required!

Game show style fun!

Exciting sound effects and animations give your educational class quiz games the real game-show feel!

Boost engagement!

Great classroom teaching aid! Easily grab and keep the attention of your students from very start right to the end.

Set Up

Create your own games!

Use the great Game-Show themed animated Title Screen and Winner's Board or use your own images! You can even use your own animated GIFs for the title screen!

Prepare groups of teams ready to play!

Create sets of teams that will play against each other during a game. Create different sets of teams for different events.

Prepare before the event!

Set up your teams and quiz games before the event, ready to play when the time is right.


Define your categories!

Create up to 8 of your own categories, each having 5 questions each increasing in point value. 100 point questions should be easy, 500 point questions should be hard!

Write your own Questions!

Write the question text and answer for each Question. The point value gives you a guide as to how difficult the question should be.

Ready to Play!

Select the Class, select the Game and press Play! Gameplay begins with a black screen, so attention is on you until it's time to play. Tap the black screen to launch right in to the game!

Gameplay

Immersive Gameshow Experience!

Ramp up the excitement with a fully animated title screen and pumping theme music.

Choose a Question

Choose a player to call out a Category and Points combination. "Leaders for 100".
Tap the chosen question.
 

Select the Team

Read the question out. The first team to raise their hand gets to answer the question. Tap the Team Name of the team answering the question.

Are they right?

Tap the question to reveal the answer - no need to remember the answers yourself! Press the green check mark if the answer was right, or the red x is it was wrong. The value of the points for the question will be added or subtracted from the team's score.

Next Question

The team that just answered gets to pick the next Category and Points combination. Keep going until all the questions have been answered.

Winners!

The animated Win Screen appears as soon as all the questions have been answered, tallying up the First, Second and Third placed teams.

Big Screen

Connect your device to a big screen for amplified fun!

MyGameShow is most fun when you display it on a big screen!

Connect your iPad, iPhone or Windows PC to a TV, Projector or compatible Electronic Whiteboard to amplify the fun!

I want to connect my...
iPad or iPhone ...
Connect my iPad or iPhone
Wirelessly ...
Wirelessly
I have a wireless network ...
With a wireless network
Using a PC, Mac or Mac Mini connected to my big screen with a cable.
using a computer
You will need:
A compatible device to run MyGameShow
  • iPad 2 with iOS 6.0 or newer
  • iPad Mini
  • iPhone 4S or later
A compatible computer connected to your big screen
  • Mac running OS X Tiger or later
  • PC running Windows Vista or later
Your iPad or iPhone connected to the WiFi network
Your computer connected to the same network, either by WiFi or Ethernet
A copy of AirServer AirServer allows you to display your device's screen on a compatible PC or Mac!
Enable Mirroring to wirelessly broadcast your game to your big screen! iOS: How to use AirPlay Mirroring
Using an Apple TV connected to my big screen with a cable.
using an Apple TV
You will need:
A compatible device to run MyGameShow
  • iPad 2 with iOS 6.0 or newer
  • iPad Mini
  • iPhone 4S or later
An Apple TV 2nd generation or later connected to your Big Screen
Your device connected to the WiFi network
Your Apple TV connected to the same network, either by WiFi or Ethernet
Enable Mirroring to wirelessly broadcast your game to your big screen! iOS: How to use AirPlay Mirroring
I don't have a wireless network ...
using a Windows PC, Mac Desktop, Mac Laptop, or Mac Mini connected to my big screen with a cable.
using a computer
You will need:
A compatible device to run MyGameShow
  • iPad 2 with iOS 6.0 or newer
  • iPad Mini
  • iPhone 4S or later
A compatible computer connected to your big screen
  • Mac running OS X Tiger or later
  • PC running Windows Vista or Windows 7
  • Windows 8 does not officially supported ad hoc networks, but you can try the link below.
A copy of AirServer AirServer allows you to display your device's screen on a compatible PC or Mac!
Set up an Ad-Hoc network or WiFi HotSpot on your computer
Enable Mirroring to wirelessly broadcast your game to your big screen! iOS: How to use AirPlay Mirroring
Directly with a cable to my big screen
using a cable from my device
... which has an HDMI port.
connected to my big screen via HDMI
You will need:
A compatible device to run MyGameShow
  • iPad with iOS 5.1.1 or later
  • iPad Mini
  • iPhone 4S or later
An HDMI Adapter
If you have a 30-pin connection:30 pin connector
You need an Apple 30-pin Digital AV Adapter


If you have a newer Lightning connection:lightning connector
You need a Lightning Digital AV Adapter
An HDMI cable Search eBay
... which has a VGA port.
connected to my big screen via VGA
You will need:
A compatible device to run MyGameShow
  • iPad with iOS 5.1.1 or later
  • iPad Mini
  • iPhone 4S or later
A VGA Adapter
If you have a 30-pin connection:30 pin connector
You need an Apple 30-pin to VGA Adapter


If you have a newer Lightning connection:lightning connector
You need a Lightning to VGA Adapter
A VGA cable Search eBay
A 3.5mm audio cable Search eBay
Windows PC
My Windows PC
Directly with a cable to my big screen
... which has an HDMI port.
connected to my big screen via VGA
You will need:
A Compatible Computer with an HDMI output Running one of these versions of Windows:
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
An HDMI cable Search eBay
... which has a VGA port.
connected to my big screen via VGA
You will need:
A Compatible Computer with an VGA output Running one of these versions of Windows:
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
A VGA cable Search eBay
A 3.5mm audio cable Search eBay

Hints & Tips

Gameplay

What if nobody knows the answer?

If nobody knows the answer to a question, you can press the little white X under the question to forfeit that question - nobody gets or loses any points.

PC Version

Is there a demo version I can try?

Yes! Download a demo of the PC version to try! Click on the Direct Download button above when you're ready to purchase.

Does the PC version have any keyboard shortcuts?

The following keyboard shortcuts are available ont he PC version:

  • The numbers 1, 2, 3 up to 8 will select Team 1, Team 2, Team 3 up to Team 8.
  • The Space bar will reveal the answer when the Question is displayed.
  • The Y key is the same as clicking the Correct check mark. The N key is the same as pressing the Wrong Answer cross.
  • The Escape button will forfeit the question if a question is displayed, or will exit the game if you're on the game board.

Advanced

Can I share my Games and Classes with other people, or other devices?

Yes! Games and Classes can be copied between devices - you can share them with friends or colleagues.
All the Questions, Answers and images are saved in the Game file. You can even share Games and Classes between the iPad, iPhone and PC!

PC Version
Once you've registered your copy of MyGameShow, you will see a little yellow folder in the bottom-left of the main screen.

  1. Click the little yellow folder. All your Games and Classes are displayed.
  2. Copy the Games and Classes just like any other file.
  3. Close and re-open MyGameShow if you've copied a Game or Class into the folder.
Clicking the yellow folder will take you to the folder where all your Games and Classes are saved. You can copy your Games and Classes just like any other file.


iPad / iPhone version
  1. Connect your device to iTunes,
  2. Navigate to your device in the iTunes list,
  3. Click on the Apps tab,
  4. Click on MyGameShow under File Sharing,
  5. Drag a Game or a Class out of the list onto your desktop or other folder, or drag a Game or Class in,
  6. Close and re-open MyGameShow if you've copied a game or class into the list.

How do I customize the Title Screen or the Win Screen?

In the Edit Game screen you select the Title Screen or Win Screen.
You can then change the background image, move the writing around and change its size and colour.

Can I make my own animated title screens?

Yes! As well as still images, you can use an Animated GIF for the title screen. The smaller the file size the better.
To get your an animated GIF onto the iPad or iPhone you can email it to yourself and save the image to the Camera Roll, or use DropBox and Save it to the Photo Library.

Why does MyGameShow need access to Location Services when I customize the Title Screen?

MyGameShow does not need access to Location Services. On older iPads and iPhones running iOS 5, however, permission to use photos from your photo library is combined with permission for Location services. If you're running iOS 5 and want to customize the background of your Title Screen or Win Screen then you need to allow MyGameShow access to your Location Services.

Contact

For support or more information please contact us:

support@MyGameShow.com.au

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