It’s been years since the last episode of The Office aired. This TV series has managed to etch its mark into the hearts of its watchers. So if you too are a fan of The Office like us then boy do we have the perfect game for you! The Office: Somehow We Manage is a beautiful nostalgic experience for all The Office lovers. You get to relive some of the iconic office moments in this game. And to top it all off, it is a fun and engaging game. So today, in our The Office: Somehow We Manage Tips and Tricks guide, we will give you an overview of the game. And with our tips and tricks, you will be promoted from ‘Assistant to the Regional Manager’ to ‘Assistant Regional Manager in no time! So let’s get started.
The Office: Somehow we Manage is an interactive game developed and published by East Side Games. The primary objective of this game is to make profits for your branch by making sales. At the end of each episode, the corporate take their share of profits. At every beginning of an episode, your cash and leads are reset. But the character upgrades, desk upgrades, and decor are permanent.
How to Play
The game starts with a cutscene featuring Michael Scott. You get cash just enough to start a new desk. The desk will earn cash at regular intervals of time. To earn more cash you have to spend it to get more Leads. With every lead, the amount of cash you earn increases. This in turn unlocks other features of the game.
Currencies and Rewards
There are 3 basic currencies in this game:
You earn cash by unlocking and upgrading desks. The amount of cash you earn increases with an increase in leads.
2. Scott Coins
Scott Coins allows you to buy Gift Baskets. There are 3 types of baskets that you can get by spending extra Scott Coins:
- Coffee Basket
- Gift Basket (70 Scott Coins)
- Epic Basket (450 Scott Coins)
These baskets contain up to 10 cards. These cards upgrade your characters, desks, and decor. These can be used to eventually automate the desks. Automating desks will allow you to earn cash even when you are not playing the game.
Coffee can be used to upgrade the desks. This will help you automate your desks and earn more cash.
Tips and Tricks
The game is fairly straightforward. Although there are a few tricks you can use to do better at the game.
Buying leads increases your sales which brings in more cash. So don’t be afraid to spend some. The amount of cash you earn at regular intervals will exponentially increase with more leads.
Use Cash on Higher earning characters
As you unlock new desks, you will notice that the new salesman earns significantly more than the previous one. The downside is the leads are expensive and the intervals are long. But it is worth it to use the cash earned from low earning salesman to buy leads for high earning salesman (eg Jim to Dwight and so on)
Always buy the Epic Basket
The epic basket costs 450 Scott Coins and it takes time to make that much. But trust us! Patience will always pay off. You have a higher chance of acquiring rare cards and unlocking characters with the Epic Basket!
Watch the Ads
We know how frustrating it is when your game is interrupted by those stupid ads. But here, for watching ads you get 15 coffee which isn’t a bad deal. Coffee can be used for various tasks in this game!
If you are an Office fan then you must definitely give this one a shot. The game charms you with nostalgia as you get to relive some of the most iconic episodes. Each milestone will trigger a cutscene from the series that will take you back to that moment. You will get to experience The Office in a fun and interactive way! The only problem is you will be afraid of how much you love it.
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