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How to play History Trivia Game

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Learn the rules to the History Trivia Game quickly and concisely – This video has no distractions, just the rules.

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The object of the game is to be the first player to win a card in all 5 categories. Lay out the board. Shuffle the selection cards and flip one over onto the selection spot on the board. This letter determines which question option you will read on all the cards for the entire game. Place the remaining selector cards facedown. Shuffle each category deck then deal one card from each facedown to an empty space on the board. Place each deck facedown on the table.

The youngest player goes first, then play proceeds clockwise. On your turn, select 1 facedown question card from the board. The player to your left reads the question aloud, as indicated by the selection card, keeping the answer on the card hidden. Then you must answer the question. If you answer correctly, you collect the card in front of you. If you answer incorrectly, then the card is discarded next to its corresponding deck. Your turn is now over, and you place the top card from any category of your choice into the empty spot on the board. There is no limit to the number of duplicate categories that can be on the board.

If a category deck runs out of cards, shuffle every category discard into its respective deck, then replace the selector card on the board with a new one. This new selector card will be used for all categories going forward.

If you collect 3 category cards from the same category, those 3 cards may count as a wild for any 1 category. There is no limit to the number of wilds you can have from the same category, and you can change which category a wild represents at any time. It is possible to win the game by correctly answering 13 questions in the same category. The first player to collect at least 1 card in all 5 different categories, wins.


  1. Erm, actually this is a helpful game! – 🤓

  2. The rules are the same as regular history except for these changes. For a refresher of those rules, read a book.

  3. The history channel has been educating us about August 12 2036 and we've been calling them crazy.

  4. so its essentially Trivial Pursuit with out the wheel thing.

  5. This game is really easy because you could just say "Aliens did it" for every question and get it right.

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