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After recreating the original board game as closely as possible with the first licensed game, Oxford did something different with the sequel. Each player now controls a spaceship, and the overall aim is to convince the Elders of the planet Genus to accept your people's plan to colonize it.

The Elders are all located in different parts of the galaxy, and can only be reached by travelling through the galaxy answering questions correctly, and answering a specific question once you get there. As a result, the gameplay isn't vastly different from the original.

The six question categories are the same as the original, and there are 50 levels of question to clear, but the big difference is that the question category is random, so players who are only knowledgeable in one or two areas are no longer at an advantage.


Trivial Pursuit: A New Beginning ZX Spectrum One of the visual questions
Trivial Pursuit: A New Beginning Amstrad CPC Loading screen.
Trivial Pursuit: A New Beginning Atari ST Ready to play
Trivial Pursuit: A New Beginning Atari ST Himself the subject of a licensed game

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Alternate Titles

  • "Trivial Pursuit: Die neue Generation" -- German title

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Critic Reviews

Power Play Amiga Nov, 1988 77 out of 100 77
Joystick (German) Amiga Mar, 1989 7 out of 10 70
The Games Machine (UK) ZX Spectrum Jan, 1989 69 out of 100 69
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Jan, 1989 65 out of 100 65
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Jan, 1989 614 out of 1000 61
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Mar, 1989 614 out of 1000 61
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Jan, 1989 60 out of 100 60
The Games Machine (UK) Commodore 64 Jan, 1989 59 out of 100 59
Computer and Video Games (CVG) ZX Spectrum Jan, 1989 44 out of 100 44
The One Amiga Dec, 1988 39 out of 100 39


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