Free Enterprise (Windows)

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Written by  :  Chad Henshaw (32)
Written on  :  Apr 10, 2002
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Needs work

The Good

Good Ideas, lotsa Detail. Very Challenging

The Bad

It has a few Bugs, and the Limits on items are awful (ie- there is a limit on how many offices), the staff only use 1 set of smoking zones, etc. its Too Slow, and not RT

The Bottom Line

This is a business sim that SHOULD have been realtime, but wasnt.

Essentaly, you pick a US City, pick a Location, and become a millionare.

But, the game has a few flaws, and speed-up issues. the minimum turn is 1 day, and while the turn is playing, you cant effect anything inside the factory. You can Hire, but not assign tasks. you cant buy more Equipment (but you can buy a rush order of materials). The Maximum animation speed is 10min/sec, but that doesnt work properly, acting more like 10min/5sec, which means getting through just one day takes a long time.

Essentaly, before the end of the first month, the game has bored you, because you can do very little, except during the interval between turns (you can set a turn from anything from 1 day to 1 year), and getting through 1 day is a very long time.