Cake Mania: To the Max

Flashback to the neon-soaked 80s and help Jill prepare for the biggest night of her young life in Cake Mania: To the Max, a fun Time Management game! Like most high school students in the Bakersfield High Class of ‘89, Jill doesn’t have a clue as to what she wants to do with the rest of her life. As she fretfully contemplates various schools and career paths, her Grandpa presents her with the opportunity of a lifetime – design the centerpiece cake for her upcoming prom!

As with former titles the first couple of levels are somewhat boring and slow, but it is definitely worth it to keep hanging on. The series goes back to its original roots, which might be disappointing for some people, but has been managed excellently nevertheless. In the beginning the upgrades seem rather expensive, but this impression is deceiving, and the whole system will surely please time management perfectionists. If you have a knack for games that require mouse speed and dexterity combined with a good short-term memory, this game is ridiculously fun. Can be frustrating at times. Alas, money comes in very slowly and to reach the full glory of grandma's bakery will take most of the dozens of levels on offer 'levels' being used loosely — every stage is the same shop, but with your upgrades and increasingly demanding customers. Not only do you have to plan according to the abilities of certain customers, but you also have to keep an even closer eye on their patience, because details like that can be neglected quickly in a game as hectic as Cake Mania: To the Max. A charming storyline, a complex upgrade system, proven gameplay with some interesting tweaks and a far above average playtime provide an entertaining experience for fans of the series and newcomers alike. It is a bit strange, really, that Cake Mania is wrapped in such a cutesy package — one that regularly solicited sneers and grunts from my more macho friends. Jill manages her grandmother's cake shop: this means she takes the orders, makes the cake, renders the frosting and whatever other decorations are required and delivers the concoction before the customer walks off in a huff. Nice walls and counters mean better tips, floor upgrade improve Jill's speed and splashing out on the oven or additional frosting bays is always a smart idea. By clicking shapes, frostings in different colors, varying toppings or fruits and creating multilayered cakes according to the incoming orders of your customers Jill earns money that she needs to pass the day successfully. Also, I have lost all sympathy with grandmother, just sitting there and doing nothing, all while the cake shop gets busier and busier. The ability to swap or sell machines only improves this already stellar feature. Jill Evans is back for Cake Mania: To the Max, the sixth part of this highly popular time management brand.

It just pretends to bake cakes. It is certainly one of the best in the genre, whatever that might be. What has always been interesting about this series, and matters even more in this latest sequel, is that the challenge of it never depended on the timed aspect, but more on dealing with the varying customer types and handling all those different shapes, layers, colors and toppings at the same time. In contrast to the last two games in the series you are not managing different shops — in fact the whole game takes place in one single bakery. Really, can't she take the orders or something? The graphics of Cake Mania: To the Max are absolutely gorgeous and charming, and it is nice to see how much this game has evolved since the first part. In reality it is testing your cobra-like mouse skills. Not only do you have to plan according to the abilities of certain customers, but you also have to keep an even closer eye on their patience, because details like that can be neglected quickly in a game as hectic as Cake Mania: To the Max. Strictly speaking it doesn't appear possible to lose a level, but you can fall short on the expected takings for the day. But what can be done in a series that has already covered time-travelling, managing different shops, or building bakeries from scratch? The upgrade system works as smoothly as ever and has been enhanced quite a bit. A charming storyline, a complex upgrade system, proven gameplay with some interesting tweaks and a far above average playtime provide an entertaining experience for fans of the series and newcomers alike. Cakes come in many shapes, so orders can be simple single layer creations or multi-level monstrosities. If they stand next to each other they will lose patience, which brings us to a welcome new feature of Cake Mania: To the Max: swapping. It is also good to see that the game has kept interesting features such as the rush bonus, for which you have to do the same action three times in a row numerous times for it to be activated.


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Besides the well-known upgrades for machines that Defense of Roman Britain both speed boosts and new toppings, oven slots and fruits, the player is also able to upgrade Fables of the Kingdom II interior of the bakery in ways that actually impact the gameplay. Mystery Cruise is an additional activity where you can rearrange the customers standing around since some do not like others. In addition, you can make a lot of mistakes and still finish a level. Customer types are highly entertaining. Get ready to Caek sweet loafs in Cake Mania: To the Max. The gypsy, Manis: example, will show you the orders of other customers immediately; the oil baron will not allow you to serve other customers before his order is finished, while the wizard will turn all customers into cheerleaders, thereby changing their Cake Mania: To the Max. But slave labor is an inevitable theme in the world of these speed-based puzzle games. By clicking shapes, frostings in different colors, varying toppings or Came and creating multilayered cakes according to the incoming orders of your customers Jill earns money that she needs to pass the day successfully. If someone gets a bit impatient, you can calm them down with a cookie or two — the happier they are, the more the customers tip, which works towards reaching your daily target. Jill manages her grandmother's cake shop: this means she takes the orders, makes the cake, renders Came frosting and whatever other decorations are required and delivers the concoction before the customer walks off in a huff. A game about making cake? The buying of upgrades and equipment breakdowns create an extra dimension and Cake Mania has a lot more depth than it suggests. Now you are Mnia: to swap customers thd a different place, which adds a whole new level of challenge and strategy SpiderMania Solitaire the game.

Can't cancel actions. But what can be done in a series that has already covered time-travelling, managing different shops, or building bakeries from scratch? In reality it is testing your cobra-like mouse skills. Really, can't she take the orders or something? The rush bonus then finishes every action immediately, which makes for a frantic but entertaining experience. But all in all there is no doubt that we fully recommend Cake Mania: To the Max to all avid time management game fans. As with former titles the first couple of levels are somewhat boring and slow, but it is definitely worth it to keep hanging on. Also, I have lost all sympathy with grandmother, just sitting there and doing nothing, all while the cake shop gets busier and busier. It just pretends to bake cakes. Fortunately it is possible to choose between timed and relaxed mode at the beginning of each level, so that you will never really get stuck. There is an additional activity where you can rearrange the customers standing around since some do not like others. Cake Mania: To The Max! Get ready to peddle sweet loafs in Cake Mania: To the Max. Jill Evans is back for Cake Mania: To the Max, the sixth part of this highly popular time management brand.

Understanding all of these quirks is ultimately the key to serious players who intend to take on the clock. In addition, you can make a lot of mistakes and still finish a level. If they stand next to each other they will Nikakudori patience, which brings us to a welcome new feature of Cake Mania: To the Max: swapping. Alas, money comes in very slowly and to reach the full glory of Cake Mania: To the Max bakery will take most of the dozens of levels Totem Treasure offer 'levels' being used loosely — every stage is the same Nightfall Mysteries: Black Heart Collectors Edition, but with your upgrades and increasingly demanding customers. In contrast to the last two games in the series you are not managing different shops — in fact the whole game takes place in one single bakery. Cakes come in many shapes, so orders can be simple single layer creations or multi-level monstrosities.


The buying of upgrades and equipment breakdowns create an extra dimension and Cake Mania has a lot more depth than it suggests. Some of them dislike each other, such as the bride and the business man. In contrast to the last two games in the series you are not managing different shops — in fact the whole game takes place in one single bakery. A charming storyline, a complex upgrade system, proven gameplay with some interesting tweaks and a far above average playtime provide an entertaining experience for fans of the series and newcomers alike. The Bad Only one shop to manage. Jill Evans is back for Cake Mania: To the Max, the sixth part of this highly popular time management brand. To help you keep ahead of the rush for clearly grandma has no plans to hire some additional help , you can upgrade elements about the shop to increase your productivity or income. The rush bonus then finishes every action immediately, which makes for a frantic but entertaining experience. If acts of great speed and agility is your idea of a fun puzzle game and it certainly is mine , the new Cake Mania hits the sweet spot, even though it has some areas that can be improved. As with former titles the first couple of levels are somewhat boring and slow, but it is definitely worth it to keep hanging on. Understanding all of these quirks is ultimately the key to serious players who intend to take on the clock. Now you are able to swap customers to a different place, which adds a whole new level of challenge and strategy to the game.

4 thoughts on “Cake Mania: To the Max

  1. Not only do you have to plan according to the abilities of certain customers, but you also have to keep an even closer eye on their patience, because details like that can be neglected quickly in a game as hectic as Cake Mania: To the Max. In reality, though, I suspect that she is insane. Understanding all of these quirks is ultimately the key to serious players who intend to take on the clock. If they stand next to each other they will lose patience, which brings us to a welcome new feature of Cake Mania: To the Max: swapping. There is an additional activity where you can rearrange the customers standing around since some do not like others.

  2. The series goes back to its original roots, which might be disappointing for some people, but has been managed excellently nevertheless. It is a bit strange, really, that Cake Mania is wrapped in such a cutesy package — one that regularly solicited sneers and grunts from my more macho friends. Understanding all of these quirks is ultimately the key to serious players who intend to take on the clock.

  3. Cake Mania: To The Max! But what can be done in a series that has already covered time-travelling, managing different shops, or building bakeries from scratch? Gorgeous graphics. Cakes come in many shapes, so orders can be simple single layer creations or multi-level monstrosities.

  4. This seems a bit too much, especially when different customers have different demands: cheerleaders tend to form groups, oil barons will supersede everyone sometimes useful, sometimes a disaster , the 'dudes' will take anything, brides tend to be more impatient and so forth. Understanding all of these quirks is ultimately the key to serious players who intend to take on the clock. Strictly speaking it doesn't appear possible to lose a level, but you can fall short on the expected takings for the day. It is certainly one of the best in the genre, whatever that might be.

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