Trivia Crack is an insanely addicting trivia game that lets you compete against your friends and other random opponents to see who really is smarter. You'll answer questions across six different subjects in order to be the first to collect all six crowns. Along the way you can use challenge mode to steal crowns away from your opponent. The victorious winner will then receive coins and other prizes. These are our top tips, hints, cheats, and strategies to come out on top in Trivia Crack rankings every time!
1. Tackle your weakest subjects first
When choosing a crown, it's always a good idea to tackle your weakest crowns first. This way, you may get lucky the first try. Also, if your opponent answers the question correctly, you have a chance right from the beginning to try and steal that crown. Obtaining the subjects right from the beginning that you aren't particularly good at means the rest of the game is typically a breeze.
2. If you're going to buy anything, buy unlimited lives
If you want an extra boost, you can buy extra coins or free spins, but honestly, the unlimited lives package negates the reason for either of those. The $24.99 may seem a bit steep when you're used to repeatedly paying $1 for bonuses, but think about how all those dollars add up: The $25 fee is one time, and you can play all you want. And given that Trivia Crack is immune to the date-and-time shenanigans you can pull on other FTP games for sneaky extra lives, it's more than worth the cost.
3. Help rate questions to gain a slight advantage
In the menu section you can choose to help Trivia Crack out by rating questions. Not only does this feed more questions into the general pool a lot quicker, it gives you a sneak peek at what's coming. So next time you're out of lives, skip paying $0.99 to refill them and rate some questions instead. You'll most likely see them later so it serves as good practice and is almost as fun as playing in the first place.
Not to mention, you're also helping weed out horrible questions from showing up.
4. Challenge friends that are weak in areas you excel
If you tap into the side menu and choose Rankings, you can see your friend's rankings in comparison to your own. Not only that, tap on their photo to view their profile. Scroll down and you can see how they perform in each subject. Challenge friends strategically to win more games and boost your ranking faster.
5. Use challenges as a way to complete weak areas
If your opponent already has a crown that you need and it's a sore subject for you, take every opportunity you can to steal it when given the chance. Otherwise you're just depending on odds of landing on that trophy and getting it right. Increasing your chances in your weak subjects is always the best route.
6. The Airplane mode cheat
The Airplane mode cheat has mixed results for me and many others but feel free to give it a try. The theory is that if you follow these steps, a wrong answer won't be counted and the question will repeat itself allowing you to answer correctly after seeing the answer:
- Let question load
- Swipe up Control Center and toggle ON Airplane mode
- Answer question and see the correct answer
- Trivia Crack doesn't record the answer since you aren't connected to the internet
- Now that you know the correct answer, turn OFF Airplane mode
- Open Trivia Crack again and the same question should repeat, answer it correctly this time
Keep in mind that this pretty much takes the fun out of the game. So if you're desperate to win a particular game, take a stab at it. Otherwise, this kind of negates the point of playing if you do it with every question.
7. Screenshot particularly difficult questions for review
If you have a difficult question come up that you know you won't remember in the future, screenshot it. Repeat this with questions you don't think you'll remember. Now create an album on your iPhone or iPad with Trivia Crack screenshots. When you're bored, head into that album and read over those questions. Questions eventually repeat in Trivia Crack so just like anything, memory recall is important.
8. Turn Lock screen notifications off
Trivia Crack alerts you of pretty much any little thing. Turn off Lock screen notifications if you don't want your battery to take a hit. You can still swipe down from Notification Center and see all your alerts and you'll still see banner notifications while you're using your iPhone or iPad. But doing this will save you some major battery. You'll thank me later.
9. Your Trivia Crack tips, hints, and cheats?
If you're as addicted to Trivia Crack as we are, what are some good tips, hints, cheats, or general strategies you can share? Let me know in the comments!