How to Add, Edit, Remove, and View Players in the System Admin Tool

When you are logged in as a system administrator in your Knowledge Guru account, you can add, edit and remove players from all your game shells. The Player Management tool also allows you to view reports on how well your players are doing in each of the games. Manage Players Tool Expand the Player Management option within left-hand […]

Dashboard Overview

When you log in to a Quest or Legend game as a game author, you land on the main dashboard. This dashboard is your launching point for anywhere else you want to go within the authoring tool. It is also a source of summary information about your game and its players. Let’s look at how this […]

Quest vs. Drive: When each is appropriate

Knowledge Guru has three game apps that offer different learner and gameplay experiences. Quest uses a question/answer format. Drive uses mini-games that are more robust in the gaming aspect and go beyond simple question/answer. This article explains the main differences between Quest and Drive in terms of instructional design, use cases, and player experience. Want the […]

How to Log In to Your Knowledge Guru Account

Quick Steps to Log in to Knowledge Guru Go to http://www.theknowledgeguru.com/login. Enter your email address and password and click Sign In. Don’t know your password? Enter your email address and click Forgot Password. You will receive an email shortly after your request. Simply create a new password and log in to Knowledge Guru. If your email […]

5 Keys to Success with Legend and Quest

Want to make your first Knowledge Guru game roll-out a success? While the platform itself is easy to use, a bit of planning and preparation goes a long way. The following “keys to success” will help you make the right decisions before you start designing your Legend or Quest game… and help you make your game content instructionally […]

How To Create a Game Author and a Game Shell

Every Knowledge Guru game must have a Game Author associated with it. A Game Author is the individual who creates the game content, customizes the game, and implements the game (e.g. makes it go live). The game author can also access and export game reports that detail player progress, player performance, etc. You must be designated as a […]

Optimal uses for a Legend Game

Knowledge Guru has three game types that offer different gameplay experiences. Each game type uses a question/answer approach, but the game play within each one is different. This post focuses on the Legend game type and how it compares to the Quest game type. The slideshow below gives a walk-through of the basic game play experience:   Here’s a […]

How To Add, Edit, or Remove Game Shells

As a System Admin, you have the power to add, edit, or remove game shells. A game shell is a game that does not yet have content in it and hasn’t been made “live.” Every game starts out as an empty shell that an author has to populate and then convert from offline status to online […]

Optimal uses for a Quest Game

This blog post describes features unique to Quest and identifies business cases where this game type will work well. Quest, Legend, and Drive game types are all suited to different training needs and situations. In some cases; the choice becomes one of personal preference. Click through the slideshow to see a quick visual summary of the […]

Understanding the Roles in Knowledge Guru

Every Knowledge Guru subscription includes four user roles. This post summarizes what each role can do. Account Owner This role serves as our primary point of contact. They can do these things: Function as a System Administrator. Often, the Account Owner assigns another team member to be the system administrator. Depending on the subscription license, […]