Creating interactive games can be an excellent way to engage your audience or students, whether you’re teaching a new concept or simply want to inject some fun into a meeting. Google Slides is a versatile tool that, with a bit of creativity, can be used to create engaging and interactive games. In this blog post, we’ll guide you step-by-step on how to create a game using Google Slides.
Step 1: Choose Your Game
The first thing you need to do is decide what type of game you want to create. This could be a trivia game, a board game, a matching game, etc. For this example, let’s imagine we’re creating a simple quiz game.
Step 2: Create Your Slides
Once you’ve chosen your game, it’s time to start creating your slides. Open a new Google Slides presentation and create a title slide for your game. Then create a slide for each question or game element you want to include.
Step 3: Create Hyperlinks
Now, let’s make our game interactive by using hyperlinks. Hyperlinks in Google Slides can link to other slides within the presentation. This way, clicking on a certain answer can take the user to a different slide, depending on whether they’ve chosen the correct response or not.
First, select the text or object you want to hyperlink. Then click on the Insert link button or press Ctrl + K. A box will appear where you can select the slide you want to link to from the dropdown menu.
Step 4: Create Feedback Slides
Next, create feedback slides that players will be directed to after they answer a question. These slides could indicate whether the player’s answer was correct or incorrect, and provide additional information or explanations if needed.
Step 5: Test Your Game
Once you’ve linked all aspects of your game, it’s time to test it out. Make sure all links take the user to the correct slides, and that the game flows as intended. You can adjust the order of the slides or the linked slides as necessary to ensure smooth gameplay.
Creating a game on Google Slides is a fun and interactive way to engage your audience. With a bit of imagination and the steps outlined in this blog, you’ll be well on your way to creating an engaging game that can be used for educational or entertainment purposes. We hope you found this guide helpful, and we look forward to seeing the amazing games you’ll create!