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Tamarindos Freaking Dinner served up with Steam

Tamarindos Freaking Dinner served up with Steam
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Absurdist "mealtime murder sitcom" available now for download on Windows PC

Usually pizza delivery deadlines are something like "30 minutes or free," but in Celery Emblem's newly released Tamarindos Freaking Dinner, it's more like "105 minutes or we're eating the pizza guy!" You'll need to plan wisely and act accordingly if you're to avoid being served up as the main course in this absurdist "mealtime murder sitcom." (Which you probably won't, at least at first.)

The "stinky cannibal Countess Erzeweth Wátory of Walpurgis" is hosting a dinner party at Tagomago's Mansion. It's the "oldest, creepiest, haunted manor in the universe" and she's got a special menu planned for her guests: YOU, Macario Macabro. As the poor chump assigned to deliver pizza to the mansion, little do you realize you're going to be trapped inside and find yourself moonlighting as a makeshift exorcist. With "just your greasy fingers and wits to keep you alive as you face a monstrous guest list of hungry, twisted ghouls," you have only an hour and forty-five minutes to escape. To survive you'll need to study the mansion's seven cannibalistic dinner guests, find patterns, collect items, and figure out a way to "learn their behaviors and find a way to kill them before they eat you!"

Despite the rather grisly subject matter, the game's tongue is planted firmly in cheek, played more like a "90's horror sitcom" and described as "Maniac Mansion with even more murder." Presented in first-person, free-roaming 3D, Tamarindos Freaking Dinner is not a traditional adventure game, but rather a looping mystery with a time cycle system inspired by The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask. With more than 50 "maddening rooms that will make you (literally) lose your mind," populated by characters so odd that even the Addams Family would steer clear, you must learn the habits of this "devilishly diverse cast of ghouls, ghosts, and monsters" to "uncover the answers to secrets and puzzles, and the locations of useful objects" (and others not so useful). There's so much to do and so little time, you'll "probably be eaten" a time or two, but that's all part of the experience. Fortunately you have the ability to rewind time and use what you've learned to try new strategies the next time around. All told there are over 25 different endings possible, some of which might actually see you come out unscathed. 
If you're hungry for a heaping helping of absurdist monster mayhem, you can order Tamarindos Freaking Dinner to go right now on Steam for Windows PC.


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