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High Tea

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rated 4.31 / 5 stars
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Genre:
Strategy - Other
Tags:
drugs
british
historical
trading

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Uploaded
Feb 4, 2011 | 7:58 AM EST
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Author Comments

High Tea is a strategic plate-spinning game, you play an independent British smuggler selling opium in China's Pearl Delta.

Buy cheap and sell high to make a profit, but make sure you also obtain enough tea to keep Britain happy. You have ten years before the opium wars begin - can you make your fortune?

Based on historical events, this game also shines a light on a questionable episode in the history of the British Empire.

Reviews


jennydijennydi

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Awesome

I thought it was great...I always love historically accurate games!


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lhong1987lhong1987

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Great game Great music

Here's a tip: Don't be afraid to make clipper wait :P
I love the music and game was entertaining (I usually don't play strategy flash games)
Great idea and well done. Well done.
I kinda wished that the events were random though.
After playing this a couple of times, I knew when price crash and hike was going to happen. :P


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DimitriliumDimitrilium

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Fun

W00t, I ruined hundred millions of lives :P

Luck is a big part of the game, a little too much for my taste.


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waldemarwaldemar

Rated 5 / 5 stars

One of my favourite games

This is, in my opinion, one of the finest games on newgrounds. The idea is very clever and it is brilliantly executed. I don't often play strategy games because they involve too much reading to get into. This one, however, was very intuitive and challenging without being frustratingly difficult. Wonderful!


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BananaPirateBananaPirate

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Awesome

Though I don't know whether the price fluctuation was scripted or not, i found this a reeeaally good game. Follow-up (if there is goint to be one) could have just a little more depth, but it mustn't lose its speed.
318 Billions cups of tea drunk ans
237 million families ruined :')