Miss Management - Manage Your Time In The Crazy Office
Miss Management is a funny mix of time-management and simulation from Gamelab. In terms of genre this game looks very much like Nanny Mania
In the game you are to handle not only the decision making but also crazy peculiarities of your workers and you have to make a long way before you understand how to keep everybody happy.
Get the work done and keep the workers happy - this is the principal task of Miss Management.
In this game you are a Denise, cute young lady, at her first job.
You are hired as an office manager.
So your task is to accomplish the daily goals that include not only work that must be done, but also worker's needs that must be met.
You are to do all that within a certain period of time.
The goals for each day are shown to you before each day and you can take a look at them any time along the game.
Each worker has things that irritate him/her and the ones that help to relax.
Each day you meet a new person in your office.
Each worker has his/her personal peculiarities that you should know.
There are things that he/she likes and doesn't like.
For example, a girl Tara likes the whiteboard markers and doesn't like communicate with people.
It's important to know because when Mahavir, a guy in the office, tries to chat with her Tara gets stressed.
Or, for example, almost everyone gets irritated when Mahavir tumbles down on the coach to overcome his stress.
You have to be careful and not to let your workers stress out accomplishing the daily goals.
The goals for the day may get one of the workers stressed and help others to relax at the same time.
You can see how stressed a worker is with the help of the stress thermometer near each one of them.
If fulfilling one of the goals gets somebody stressed be careful not to lose that worker.
For some of the goals you have a set time that must be spent on an activity, so take a break to restore the stressed worker.
You are going to come on a short terms with the workers of the office by getting to know them and talking to them in the beginning of every business day.
What makes Miss Management similar to the other games of this type is that you spend as much time on chatting with your workers as on the game itself.
Before each day you are to meet a new worker and discuss any arising problems with him/her.
Of course, it is not you personally who talks to them, it feels like you are a part of the comics.
At first it may seem like too much but later you get so used to everyone in the office, like Mahavir, who thinks that he's the most handsome guy in the world or Thimoty, who's depressed all the time, and the game (oops, I mean your work) becomes really fun.
You should not focus on money making. Remember that the psychological balance of your workers as well as goal completion are your primary priorities.
Though you get some money for all the tasks accomplished by your workers, money is not the main factor of your success.
The game is not about getting money, it's about accomplishing your daily goals, that could be letting Pearl smoke for 50 seconds or bringing Tara 2 whiteboard markers.
The money you get can be spent on the things in the shop for your workers, like a cup of coffee, a doughnut, a whiteboard marker etc.
Miss Management is both entertaining and challenging time-management game.
The graphics are very cute and attractive. It's clear that it took a great deal of developer's time and energy to release another quality game. And the game is well worth it!
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