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The Trivia for Android
For all of you who love Trivia Pursuit or maybe even those who are old enough to drink, XDA member Seabah and his team made a nice little game for your Android devices. The Trivia is exactly what you think it is… it is a game where you have a set of questions split into different categories and you have to guess the right answer. Furthermore, the game is divided into 5 question rounds and it is a turn based type of game which gets more complicated as the turns go by.
This is a class project for the devs, so lets show our support for these starting devs and give good, quality feedback, like only our community can provide!
Hey everyone, my group just finished working on our first android application. We are making it as part of a project for our CST200 class. We decided to make a simple fun to play all around trivia game developed for Android 2.1.
You can find more information in the game thread.
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