Have you played this game?You can rate this game, record that you've played it, or put it on your wish list after you log in.
Playlists and Wishlists
RSS FeedsNew member reviews
Updates to downloadable files
All updates to this page
Nominee, Best Writing - 2000 XYZZY Awards
-- Carl Muckenhoupt
|Average Rating: |
Number of Reviews: 10
Write a review
Most Helpful Member Reviews
The main problem with this approach to comedy is that an intentionally bad game is still a bad game. To take badness and elevate it to another level is possible, but very hard; and I doubt that taking a straightforward approach to it is the way to go. See Mystery Science Theater 3000 Presents "Detective" for a non-straightforward, and much more successful, example. There, a separate "commentary" track is used to make fun of the source material. In You are a Chef!, we are just playing the very bad game.
Nor is the sheer absurdity of the events enough to make the player chuckle. Absurdity is only funny if there is some method behind it. Random objects falling from the sky simply do not qualify as a good joke.
Perhaps the dreariness of the game is best demonstrated by this exchange:
Iron safe falls from the sky!
It lands on top of clown and breaks open!
In the iron safe you see a MYSTERY INGREDIENT.
I cannot tell you! It is a mystery!!
If you thought that was funny, please play this game.
See All 10 Member Reviews
If you enjoyed You are a Chef!...
Related GamesPeople who like You are a Chef! also gave high ratings to these games:
|Losing Your Grip, by Stephen Granade|
Average member rating: (18 ratings)
The Temple, by Johan Berntsson
Average member rating: (9 ratings)
|The Tiniest Room, by Erik108|
Average member rating: (21 ratings)
An "Escape the Room" kind of game made with less than 300 words for the Twiny Jam.
Recommended ListsYou are a Chef! appears in the following Recommended Lists:
Great "lunchtime length" games by MathBrush
These are games that can generally be completed in 30 minutes or less. Some can be completed much faster. Included in this list are games that have multiple endings that can individually be reached quickly. It also includes several Twiny...
PollsThe following polls include votes for You are a Chef!:
Best Short Games (5-60 minutes) by Sasha Davidovna
I'm pretty new to IF and am having a lot of fun, but in between a toddler and a job and other real life stuff, I'm having trouble finding time to finish many of the longer games I want to play. Can you please recommend me some fun and/or...
This is version 5 of this page, edited by Dave Chapeskie on 29 April 2009 at 6:03pm. - View Update History - Edit This Page - Add a News Item