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ZOOM You Don't Know Jack

This product is included in You Don't Know Jack X-tra Large.

Berkeley Systems


Difficulty Level: Easy


Awesome from New Media

Silver - Strategy/Puzzle Game Title from New Media's 1996 Invision Awards

4 1/2 stars from Computer Gaming World

84% from PC Gamer

The Irreverent Quiz Show Party Game

With wall-to-wall studio sound effects and original music, You Don't Know Jack and its sarcastic host will whisk you from the green room to prime-time at a pace so fast it'll chap your lips. Get the question right and score some cash; get it wrong and pay the price.

Ready? Put your knowledge to the test and your ego on the line. You Don't Know Jack - the quiz show where high-culture and pop-culture collide.

You Don't Know Jack is the only game that includes: Gibberish questions, Fiber Optic Field Trips, Jack Attack Questions, Don't Be A Wimp Buzzer, and Screw Your Neighbor.

Includes over 800 questions with 20 hours of non-repetitive verbal abuse.

1, 2, or 3 players duke it out on one keyboard - No additional equipment required.

Tournament setting lets you play a round robin with 4 to 225 of your closest friends (really).

Game play so fast you'll get blisters.

Heart-pounding music and sound effects.

Designed for Window 95 and Accelerated for Power Macintosh.

Warning: This product contains mature content, including suggestive sexual references and language that may not be suitable for children. Besides, they won't get it anyway.


Windows - 486/33 or better microprocessor, Windows 95 or higher, 8 MB of RAM, 15 MB of free hard disk space, video display capable of at least 640x480 resolution with 256 colors, 2x CD-ROM (or better), Sound Blaster 16 or compatible multimedia sound card. Note: will not run on any 386 (or earlier) processor.

Macintosh - PowerMac, Quadra, Centris, or any other 68040 or PowerPC-based Performa, LC, or PowerBook, System 7.1 or later release of the Macintosh OS, 5MB of free RAM, 15MB of free hard disk space, 2x CD-ROM drive (or better), QuickTime 2.0 and SoundManager 3.1 (both included), color monitor capable of at least 640x480 resolution and 256 colors. Note: will not run on any 68030 or earlier microprocessor.


New Media, January 29, 1996

"Jack is the first game since Tetris that I've trashed off my desktop out of fear that I'd never get another lick of work done. And it proves you don't need rendered photorealistic texture mapping or actors filmed against blue screens to make a great title. It's a trivia game for one to three players that somehow intertwines subjects like the continental drift with The Brady Bunch with twists like 'Screw Your Neighbor' and 'Don't Be a Wimp.' The developer, Jellyvisions, provides hysterical writing, a great game-show host, classy animation and smooth sound to make a game that's a blast."

Computer Gaming World, February 1996

"...what we've needed is a game that takes this semi-sacred cow of American pop culture and makes burger patties of it. And boy do we get it in You Don't Know Jack, a diamond-sharp satire of every game show you ever watched. It's all there, from the unctuousness of the host to the smarminess of the music and the pressure-molded look of the screen. Everything is Turtle Waxed to a high gloss, right down to the closing credits, which include dead-on skewerings of cereal and toy commercials."

"You Don't Know Jack may displease those who don't enjoy giggly frat-house innuendo, either out of prudishness or maturity...I, however, just love giggly frat-house innuendo and laughed myself sick playing this game. All the game show spoofs 'Saturday Night Live' has ever run and all the hipper-than-thou game shows MTV has concocted wish they were this good. Uh-uh. This is the real thing; they don't know Jack."

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