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You Don't Know Jack: Volume 3

aka: YDKJ 3, You Don't Know Jack: Volume 2
Moby ID: 1405
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You Don't Know Jack: Volume 3 is a humorous, sarcasm-laced trivia game for up to three players that plays like a parody of the Jeopardy television game show.

The players compete in either 9 or 21 question games and the person with the most money at the end wins. Questions are arranged in categories and all have a time limit. The player will find multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and other special situation questions such as rhyming, jumbled words, as well as sound and picture questions. The final question is always the Jack Attack which is matching up words that fit the clue.

This third installment of the series adds new categories, questions, and features.

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  • 你不了解杰克3 - Simplified Chinese spelling

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Average score: 80% (based on 11 ratings)

Players

Average score: 4.4 out of 5 (based on 13 ratings with 1 reviews)

A real fun game to play with friends

The Good
This game truly is a top notch product. The presentation of the game is one of it's strongest features. The dancing numbers for each questions, the introductions, how the rules are explained really makes you feel like you are on some wild game show. I like the feeling so much, I don't skip the instructions even though I know how to play all the games. When you skip them the game just doesn't seem as fun. The other strength of this game is its humor. Not just the tons of wise cracks and the hilarious question catagories, but also the sense of fun and surprise the game unleashes at the lesat suspecting moments. One time I had a cataory that was called "what was that" and the question was "what was the anwser to the last question?" Then there was a "Impossible Question" which is normally extremely difficult, in fact impossible that they mad horrendously easy, and all of us just sat there going "is that the answer, not it can't be" till time ran out and we were made fun of (Catagory:It's a Dog! Question:What has 4 legs and barks? Possible answers: a chair, a dog, Merv Griffen, a cat Correct answer a dog). The game is wild and really fun.

The Bad
The guest hosts are really stupid and take a long time. More questions would be nice, there are plenty, but the more the merrier.

The Bottom Line
I have only played this edition of You Don't Know Jack, but if the others are even half as good they get my reccommendation. This is really a game to play with a group or at a party. I have never played by myself and I don't think it would be nearly as good. The best way to think of this game is a mixture of Jeopardy, Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?, and Comedy Central's Win Ben Stein's Money. The graphics are quite adaquete, and clever. The game is much more auditory the visual though. The host can be a little talkative, but is quite funny. This game will make you and your friends laugh out loud, and is a good way to spend a half hour.augh. It is highly reccommended.

Windows · by Andrew Grasmeder (221) · 2000

Trivia

The game checks your systems clock and calender when it starts. It makes fun comments about these. Play at 2 am it says "wow up late arn't we." It comments if it is Christmas, Martin Luther King's birthday, Flag day, or any major holiday. Play on New Year Eve and the game asks if you don't have something better to do.

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Game added by Dan Homerick.

Macintosh added by Jeanne.

Additional contributors: Andrew Grasmeder, Unicorn Lynx, Shoddyan, Patrick Bregger.

Game added May 4, 2000. Last modified April 20, 2024.