[Sca-cooks] OOP - For Mac OS X users...
Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius
adamantius1 at verizon.net
Tue Mar 13 06:29:30 PDT 2007
This is a freeware game called "The Restaurant" set up as an
experiment by some people at MIT. You can play as a waitress or a
diner, and the game encourages you to play between 7-9 PM, because
while the restaurant is open 24-7, it's most crowded with other
Graphically, it's akin to what first-person shooters looked like four
years ago, or so, except you can't kill the cooks.
The file structure looks a bit odd for an OS X application; I'll bet
there are ports of it for other platforms, or maybe this is a port of
a game for another platform. Looks a little Linux-ey, actually, but
maybe there's some sort of client out there for Windozers.
"S'ils n'ont pas de pain, vous fait-on dire, qu'ils mangent de la
brioche!" / "If there's no bread, you have to say, let them eat cake!"
-- attributed to an unnamed noblewoman by Jean-Jacques Rousseau,
"Why don't they get new jobs if they're unhappy -- or go on Prozac?"
-- Susan Sheybani, assistant to Bush campaign spokesman Terry
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