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Triv-Quiz Triv-Quiz - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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This was previously reported here as the first trivia game to hit the arcades, but that was not correct. Arcade trivia games have been made for more than 60 years. Before CRT monitor based games were a series of electronic and electro-mechanical ones.

Triv-Quiz was produced by Status in 1982.

Status released 16 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1980. Status was based in United States.

Other machines made by Status during the time period Triv-Quiz was produced include: Bust My Balloons, Skill Roll, Big Casino, Hangman, Casino Strip, and Baby Boom Challenge


Name Triv-Quiz
Developer Status (United States)
Year 1982
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10195
Class Wide Release
Genre Trivia/Quiz
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Triv-Quiz KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Triv-Quiz Census

There are 14,839 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,506 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,922 machines (6,919 unique titles).

Very rare - There is one known instance of this machine owned by an active member Triv-Quiz collector. It is an original dedicated machine (not another machine converted with a kit).

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with a Triv-Quiz machine for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 1 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]


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