Be a Supporter!

Credits & Info

Uploaded
Feb 4, 2011 | 7:58 AM EST
  • Daily Feature February 5, 2011
  • Weekly 5th Place February 9, 2011

If you liked this, check these out!


  • Axon
    Axon by WellcomeCollection
    • Game
    • Rated E
    • 1,230,651 Views
  • 1066
    1066 by preloadedlondon
    • Game
    • Rated T
    • 921,088 Views
  • Trafalgar Origins
    Trafalgar Origins by preloadedlondon
    • Game
    • Rated T
    • 119,427 Views
  • TheEnd
    TheEnd by preloadedlondon
    • Game
    • Rated T
    • 237,768 Views
  • Futurecade
    Futurecade by ScienceMuseum
    • Game
    • Rated E
    • 26,596 Views
  • Backgammon Game
    Backgammon Game by Kiture
    • Game
    • Rated E
    • 16,295 Views

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


NoMoreGodsNoMoreGods

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Did you hear that?

That was the sound of this game completely blowing my mind!!!! I love it! It's really difficult, but it's the good kind of difficult, the kind that makes you come back for more... and more and more! 3 enthusiastic thumbs up, 6/5 score, 11/10 stars, one of the very best games I have played on Newgrounds!



iCrapiCrap

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Addictive

I had to play this game again and again until I beat it; and I finished 1839 with 2%!



qwerty900kqwerty900k

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Awesome Game

Really brilliant, i like it and i learnd insteresting stuff about the british history.


People find this review helpful!

HolyManeHolyMane

Rated 5 / 5 stars

HELL YEAH!!!

man this is great!
pretty enat balance AND HEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEELLLLLLLLL FUCK MY YEAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
I GOT THE LAST SHIPPENT!!! HOOOOOOLY SHIIIITTT!

it was hard as hell!
a tip for who is starting
AVOID AT THE MOST TO SELL UNDER 15 CHESTS! unless its 99 or something...
50 chest for 50 prices end up being much better than 15 for 99
just don't let your money or anything siting around for long



supersatan3supersatan3

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Great fun!

At first glance, this game appears to be simple, but requires a somewhat complex strategy. Therefore, making it the perfect flash game My only complaint is that in the late game, it gets rather annoying only being allowed to buy 30 crates of tea or Opium at a time. The gameplay mechanics can most likely be applied to a number of historical scenarios(E.G. trading rum for slaves).
Anyway, here is the strategy I used:
1.) buy low, sell high, this one is obvious
2.) but always keep at least a few crates of opium in reserve, you never know when a big order will pop up.
3.) If you have 3 or more boats, don't worry about losing one to the Chinese, especially if you have a bribe card.
4.) Keep an eye on your deadlines, and of course the constantly fluctuating prices.
5.) Always keep a little cash in reserve, you never know when the tea or opium market will bottom out.
6.) But not too much cash, there is no point in saving money. if you have 8,000+, spend some of it on tea, regardless of current price.


People find this review helpful!