The big screen feature allows hosts to use additional displays such as a television or projector, to give participants a much more exciting experience and for questions which contain picture reveal effects or video clips.
When you start your quiz, the big screen will display your game welcome image (if you uploaded one) and a video explaining how to play take part. Once you press ‘Start Game’ on the hosting software the ‘3-2-1-Quiz’ video countdown will play, and your game will start.
At the start of each round the big screen will display the round intro image (if you uploaded one) with the quiz and round information on the right.
As you host your game the big screen will display the questions with the quiz title, round and question numbers and number of points are shown across the bottom of the screen.
After the countdown finishes big screen shows the correct answer and results. If question features like Fastest Fingers and Answer Limit are active the results of these will be shown below the results.
At the end of each round and the end of the game the big screen will display the leader board. This is also displayed on the participant app.
You can also send images like adverts or instructions to your teams and these are shown on your team’s devices and the big screen.
During a game of musical bingo, the big screen will show all of the songs included in the game and those that have been played will be highlighted in orange.
hen a player wins either four corners, one line, two lines or a full house the big screen will display their name.
You need to connect your hosting computer to the additional display using the relevant cable such as a HDMI cable. Using your computer’s display settings, configure it to extend your display to the additional screen don’t just mirror your main display.
For more information click on your version of Windows below to see video tutorials provided by HP which explain how to connect extra screens to your computer.
Once you have connected your computer to the additional display run the Crafty Quiz software, start your quiz and then drag the big screen window across to the additional display and press F11 to fill the whole screen.
If you close the big screen window you can re-open it by pressing the ‘Show Big Screen’ button on the hosting software. Please note the big screen is in widescreen (16:9) format so may not display correctly on traditional screens with an aspect ratio of 4:3.
You can customise the big screen by changing the Crafty Quiz logo, background and colours during your game. To do this select ‘Settings’ when you’re making a quiz or when you’re hosting a quiz, open the Big Screen Settings tab as shown below and make the desired changes.
You can replace the Crafty Quiz logo shown in the bottom left corner of the screen. To upload your own logo click upload and select your logo. Uploads must be image files such as JPEG or PNG.
You can upload an image to use as the background on the big screen. Uploads must be image files such as JPEG or PNG.
To change the colour of the background enter the six digit hex code in the box. If you have uploaded a background image this will override the colour.
To change the colour of the text enter the six digit hex code in the box.
To change the theme accent colour enter the six digit hex code in the box.