Video Game Tips and Tricks
Here are some Tips-n-Tricks to some video games:
Help Wanted (Nintendo Wii)
Employment Office (Single Player Story Mode)
Buy Uniforms to unlock more jobs. When fist
starting out you are only given a handful of Jobs to choose from.
Remember to check the TV Shopping Channel regularly and buy uniforms
to unlock additional Jobs. These jobs will also appear in
Practice, Practice, Practice. Practice Jobs
in Career mode to earn more money in the Employment Office story
Memorial Channel Items: Remember that purchasing
items gives you points, which in turn allows you to buy items to
defeat the meteor (s). Memorial Channel items by far give you
the most amount of points (15%).
Talk to people: Some uniforms will only be
available after talking to certain characters in the game. On
Sundays make a point of exploring and occasionally talk to various
Manage your Time: Always be aware of what
time of the week it is and how long you have before the meteor will
hit. There are items you can purchase with points that will
delay the meteor. Also be aware that Sunday is you day off.
Try to use Sundays as you day to buy items.
Level your Jobs: As you play the various Job
mini games in Employment office, you gain experience. When you
level up from Novice to Pro you get a $500 bonus and when you level
up from Pro to Expert you get a $1000 bonus. Leveling
you jobs also unlocks more challenging mini games which in turn
offer more money.
If the Meteor hits: If the meteor hits all is not
lost as Gramps will save the day. Unfortunately you will
suffer a monetary loss and your character will be impaired for 2
weeks. You will however get an additional 14 days.
Specific Job Tips:
TV Shopping Crew: When the host throws fruit and
vegetables at you to swing at, wait until they are slightly behind
the character before you swing.
Fisher: To win big bucks try and catch multiple
schools of fish. Wait until the fish cross paths before you
throw the net.
Courier: If you fall down there is a brief
period of time where you character will flash. During this
time you character cannot be harmed.
Use this to your advantage and move out of harms way.
Firefighter: Use short burst of water to put
out fires. Don’t keep spraying water.
Security Guard: Always watch the guy with the
Haunted House Crew: Don’t forget to change the
outfit the same color as the person you are trying to scare.
You can do this by pushing left or right on the directional button.
This will give you more money.
Water Warfare (Nintendo Wii)
Buckets and Water Bombs: Pick up and use Buckets and Water
Bombs, they soak your opponents by doing as much “damage” in one hit
as several shots from your squirt gun.
Dry Off: Just about fully soaked? Over time your
character will start to dry off if you don’t get hit, or to quickly
recover just use a towel
Radar: Use the radar to your advantage to see where
your enemies are. Look for the blips on the radar to see them before
they see you.
Choose Your Weapon Wisely: There are different
kinds of water guns; some are for up close and personal and some are
for distance. Some even do splash “damage”, literally!
Stay Out of the Water: Running through water, such
as fountains or the ocean, doesn’t just slow you down; it also gets
Watch Your Water Gauge: As you shoot your water gun
you use up the water stored inside. Always keep your water gun
filled or you’re liable to be left high and dry when an enemy drops
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