Hot Dog King is a fast-paced strategy simulation with a fresh approach to fast food. You will set out to dominate the fast food industry city by city, using talented staff members in each franchise as your secret weapon to lure customers away from the competition. Play in your own style – start and develop your business using superior marketing techniques and great food, or build your empire quickly by employing the mob and using shady tactics against your competition. Can you become the Hot Dog King, or will you be just another wiener? A word about your franchise staff -These women are your front-line troops in this corporate war and will be making all the difference, they are the ones who not only prepare and serve the food but also give the bright smiles, sway the hips, and show skin that will either make or break a business. These women hold no illusions about the seedy nature of the industry or what their job exactly entails, and they are willing to do just that. However they will also hold little reluctance to leave a business in their wake if they find no reason to stay, you will have to treat them with the utmost priority. Features Customizable Shops You will be able to customize your own shops with different shop equipment and furnishings such as coffee machines and potted plants. How the shops are customized will affect your business’ appeal. You must find out which items are more popular with customers and which ones are not, tailoring your stores and products to suit the customer preferences. Events and Mini-games There will be a wide variety of events that will occur throughout the game. You must be prepared as this may lead to entertaining mini-games that you must conquer or risk losing business. Progressive Staff Relationships A large part of Hot Dog King is to manage the Franchise Staff as they are your primary source of potential profit. The franchise girls have individual personalities and characteristics and require personal attention to keep them happy. Give the girls gifts, raises, offer training and even vacations, all affecting them differently whether it be in regards to productivity or morale. Customizable ClothingYou will be able to customize the clothing of your female Franchise Staff with a choice of garments ranging from sexy swimsuits to formal nightdresses. The choice is completely in your hands. However, you’ll need to keep in mind that your selection will greatly affect your business’ appeal to particular market tastes. Therefore by the selection of particular garments that the customers or girls themselves find offensive may cause loss of productivity or clientele. Collectable Clothing and Accessories There are over 150 different designer inspired clothing and accessory items for you to dress your Franchise Staff with, including a few surprising outfits for you to discover. These collectable items will truly provide a visual feast for your eyes. Legitimate or Underhanded Tactics To undermine the competitor’s business, you will be able to adopt a wide variety of tactics and strategies, continuing to outclass the competitors by focusing on superior staff management and marketing skills such as advertising, or choose more underhanded tactics like the use of espionage and sabotage. You can delve into the commercial underworld adopting tactics such as the hiring of corporate mercenaries and mafia into your strategy, choosing to play the good or bad guy, but if the choice is bad, the price may come in the form of your business’ reputation. You’ll have to keep your more shady actions covered.
Windows Vista/XP/2000 1 GHz Processor 256 MB RAM 128 MB DirectX compatible graphics card DirectX 9.0c 1 GB of hard disk space