Diner Dash: Hometown Hero

From Codex Gamicus
Jump to: navigation, search
Diner Dash: Hometown Hero
Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
PlayFirst
PlayFirst
Diner Dash
Strategy
Digital DownloadCD-ROM
Keyboard, Mouse
Microsoft Windows and macOS
Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows XP
Retail Features
Gameplay-Single-player.pngGameplay-Multi-player.png
Ratings
Diner Dash: Hometown Hero
Technical Information
Adobe Shockwave
United Nations International Release Date(s)
Microsoft Windows and macOS
November 82007[1]
Awards | Changelog | Cheats | Codes
Codex | Compatibility | Covers | Credits | DLC | Help
Localization | Manifest | Modding | Patches | Ratings
Reviews | Screenshots | Soundtrack
Videos | Walkthrough
Achievements
GOG | In-Game | Origin | PlayStation Trophies | Retro
Steam | Xbox Live

Diner Dash: Hometown Hero is the fourth installment in the Diner Dash series of casual games. It was developed and published by PlayFirst, it was launched on September 25, 2007.

Story[edit | edit source]

Flo returns to her hometown to visit her Grandma Florence to find that the place has become a run-down ghost town. Flo decides to use her culinary skills to rejuvenate the town by improving the restaurants at all the formerly popular hangouts (such as the zoo, ballpark, museum and amusement park.)

New Additions[edit | edit source]

Players can not only customize their waiter avatar with clothes and accessories (a feature of previous games), but can now create their own restaurants to play through or upload to DinerDash.com for others to download and play.

Diner Dash: Hometown Hero is the first Diner Dash game to feature an online multiplayer mode.[2] Players can compete to see who can earn the most cash by serving more customers, or can work together in a co-operative mode.

Diner Dash: Hometown Hero is also the first Diner Dash to feature micro-transactions. After players have purchased the game, they can pay additional small fees to download new clothing for their avatars, new scenery for their restaurants, and even all-new restaurants to play in Story, Endless and Multiplayer modes. The first new restaurant offered for purchase was Waterpark Madness.[2]

Customers[edit | edit source]

  • Young Lady- A young woman who has moderate patience. They eat at moderate speed and they are the most common customers in the game.
  • Kindly Senior- An elderly man who is patient, but very slow when eating.
  • Cellphone Addict- A post-teen man who speaks on the phone a lot. They annoy customers with their constant chatter, they eat quickly and they have moderate patience.
  • Bookworm- An elderly man who has the least tolerance with noise while eating.
  • LoveBirds- A loving couple who will only sit at a 2-seater table. They smooch when they get impatient, which annoys other customers.
  • Jogger- An athletic woman who listens to music. They don't mind the noise.
  • Business Woman- A middle-aged woman who is the most impatient out of the customers.
  • Celebrity- A famous man.
  • Family- A family of a mother, father, son and baby. When they get impatient, the baby of the family starts crying.
  • Food Critic-
  • Hal's Workmen- Eats two times, new
  • Teenagers- New
  • Tourists- Return

References[edit | edit source]

  1. IGN: Diner Dash: Hometown Hero
  2. 2.0 2.1 Bell, Erin (2007-09-27). Diner Dash: Hometown Hero Review. Gamezebo.com. Retrieved on 2007-09-28

See also[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

Template:DinerDash