Dash Adventures

Dash Adventures, the latest in the Diner Dash franchise is a fast-paced, funny, and cute time management game. The player is Flo, the waitress, managing customers, which is more fun than you might think.

Who Should Play:
Dash Adventures is a great first time game if you are looking for a free-to-play entry point. While the game focuses on work, the in-game elements are a delightful mix of story and fast-paced puzzling. While you can play much of the game without making purchases, at a certain point purchasing small packages may become necessary to play well.

Made by: Publisher: Glu Mobile

Available on: Android, iOS

Price: Free-to-play (additional purchases can be made in the app)

Play time: open

Questions for Dash Adventures:

  1. Have you previously played any Diner Dash games or time management games? (A time management game is a game where you are managing customers in a span of time in order to make in-game money.) How does Dash Adventures compare?
  2. Games like Dash Adventures heavily lean on “work” as a kind of play. How do you distinguish between what you are doing in the game as play or work?
  3. Why is working in a game fun?
  4. How important was the narrative wrapping around each level? Did it enhance your play?
  5. Does the free-to-play style make it easier to try a new game? Do you like using F2P to try out new things? Or do you prefer to pay for a game upfront?
  6. In what ways was the game stressful? Was that stress different or enjoyable from everyday kinds of stress? Was it energizing?

General Gaming Circle Questions:

  1. What did and didn’t you like about the game?
  2. How much time did you spend playing? Did you play all at once or break up your time?
  3. Did you play during other activities, or dedicate time solely to playing?
  4. Did the game feel like a waste of time? A good use of time? Explain.

Links & Walkthroughs:

Levelwinner (Beginner’s Guide)

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