There is really no way to put Jim Kitchen's Trivia game on a hand-held
device unless it runs Windows. It has a lot more problems than just
requiring Sapi. All of Jim's games are writthen in Visual Basic 6 which
is absolutely Windows specific. Since it was designed by Microsoft it
should come as no surprise they have not licensed or made ports of the
Visual Basic 6 runtime to Mac, Linux, Cimbion OS, etc. As a result it
has no use outside of Windows software development.
As far as your point about trivia games goes it wouldn't be difficult to
create one for a smart phone, PDA, or similar device. Provided you have
a screen reader on there like Talks writing the trivia game would be a
also, I'm afraid that I don't particularly see the attraction of
having a hand held trivia game.
Not because I don't think trivia could be fun, but there are many
accessible trivia games available already which you could run on a
I'm not sure about Jim kitchins because of the sapi issue, but I
believe those from 7-128 do, and using websites like freerice would be
no trouble at all.
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