How to Play Jeopartay Powerpoint Games from Pen + Paper Made

Our wildly fun, interactive Jeopartay game is inspired by America's favorite TV game show, Jeopardy! Here are step-by-step instructions for how to play Jeopardy Powerpoint games created by Pen + Paper Made.

Walk through the full features of our Microsoft Powerpoint game, such as a working scoreboard, and learn how to easily edit the game questions and answers for a fully customizable game with our Youtube video tutorial:

Time stamps:

0:27 Software requirements
-Microsoft 2011 or later
-You can sign up for a free trial of Microsoft 365 at: https://penandpapermade.com/microsoft-free-trial

1:05 MACRO (.pptm) vs NON-MACRO (.pptx) versions

2:00 How to use the MACRO version (with full features including working scoreboard):
2:05 Enable macros
4:42 Edit Categories, Questions and Answers
7:25 Edit Daily Double
7:56 Edit Final Round
8:10 Edit Timer
8:42 Start/Play Game
10:30 How to Use Score Board
11:25 Run through Daily Double
11:57 Run through Final Round
12:48 Celebrate Winner

13:03 How to edit the NON-MACRO version (with some features):
-Categories, Questions and Answers

Perfect for in-person and virtual games.

If you play on Zoom, here's how to share your screen and computer sound:

 

Step 1. Select "Share Screen" at the bottom of your Zoom screen.

Step 1. Pick what part of your screen you want to share (Powerpoint screen).

Step 3. Check off to "Share Computer Sound" so guests can hear the sound elements of the Powerpoint.

Step 4. "Share" to finalize your settings.

Step 5. Confirm your screen is being shared by the note outlined in green.

Step 6. Select the "More" options when your screen is being shared to change settings. This is an alternative method to "Share Computer Sound."

Step 7. When you are done, you may "Stop Share" to not share your screen anymore.