Mall-A-Palooza - True-To-Life Experience
Casual gamers have a great opportunity to trade their lives for a short period of time with games characters and get a taste of what it would be like in those shoes.
Mall-A-Palooza is a new sim-like game iWin placing you in charge of a shopping mall. And I think the craziness in the game is not an exaggeration, but rather reality of that office.
Trying and being in that position might change your attitude toward some things that seen wrong in your local mall.
Being a manager of a shopping mall you have many responsibilities and things to do. Some of the things you are to do are picking a spot in a mall or building a store,
upgrading its appearance, hiring the best staff and dealing with
problems such as thieves, electrical shortages and patrons who toss
trash on the ground.
Accomplishing all of them requires wisdom to actually succeed in the game. In order to hire a salesperson you need to consider if they fit into the kind of store you are opening. The general goal in every level is very true to life. You are to get as big results and revenue as you can spending as little money as you can. But at the same time you need to remember that, for example, a bigger store costs more, but you get more afterwards too.
You can also create "events" in the mall to draw more
patrons (such as a show for kids); and you can start adding new items to
the mall to boost happiness (food courts, ATMs, plants, and so on).
Another true-to-life feature is that you need to watch the timer all the time. If the days run out before you complete an objective you will have to start all over again. Starting all over again doesn't work out in life though.
In total, the game features eight locations - each
with four levels and an unlockable fifth "sandbox" level that doesn't
have a timer - but these malls vary more in layout than in theme. The game features only one mode, but it still provides the gamers with enough challenges and rewards.
Most of the time-management games fans will be pleased with this new variation.
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