Combining visuals and audio beats just audio.

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I spent another session today on Jeopardy! on the Echo Show. The experience of seeing a visual is so much better than audio-only on a regular Echo.

The key differences?

  • The graphics look like the show.

The last bit can make the game addictive. People will come back to try to beat the average or maybe make it to a leader board.

What could be done to enhance it?

  • MAKE IT TREBEK’S VOICE. That’s worth paying for.

The game logic of Jeopardy! could be expanded to a non-Alexa interaction (maybe Lex based?) for events or licensing.

There’s a lot of potential in this game and other TV shows are low hanging fruit for the Echo.

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