Games Mormons Play

Board games by and for Mormons have found significant commercial success over the past 25 years. one genre that has seen various iterations is the trivia game. These games highlight what is considered Mormon culture and what a Mormon might be expected to know. This paper considers the content and nature of the questions of older (Celestial Pursuit) and more recent trivia games (3P2K or Hold to the Rod). In doing so, it explores some ways Mormon popular culture has shifted during the last few decades.

Dai Newman