You are a soda jerk serving root beer to patrons.


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You are a bartender serving Budweiser beer to patrons. You must serve everyone a beer before they work their way up to the kegs. You must also grab empty mugs before they slide off the end of the bar. Extra points for collecting tips. Bonus rounds involve locating the one beer that has not been shaken, and serving it. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Family | Sci-Fi






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December 1983 (USA)  »

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Root Beer Tapper  »

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Three words to describe "Tapper": Challenging, addictive, and fun.

Challenging, addictive and fun should've been reason enough for this bartender game to stay at the arcades, but unfortunately "Tapper" barely saw the light of day. This game had quite a lot going for it, including cool graphics (even though the characters are small), gameplay, and simple controls.

In this straightforward game, you assume the role as the bartender who must serve a bunch of impatient customers their beer before they approach you at the end of the bar. The sooner they get their drinks, the better. As the game progresses, the levels become more challenging. You work at different bars, including one with aliens (?). More customers turn up and they move even faster. Try not to stress out. Also, you must make sure that no mugs fall off the bar or you lose a life. There's even a bonus level that's similar to pea in the pod game.

Although arcades don't carry this game, you can play "Tapper" on the internet and possibly download it as well. Still looks good after all these years.

My evaluation: 9 out of 10

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