Ever dream of making it big in the airline industry, just like our dear Malaysian made CEO, Datuk Tony Fernandez? Yeah.. I have, but like you… I dream, and continue to dream until it still remains a dream at the end of the day because I have no resources, no support, no courage and most importantly, no money to even start a bus company, so an airline company is pretty much out of the picture.
So, how can I live my dream to be the next Tony Fernandez?
Well, in real life, it is close to impossible. Not impossible, but I’d say pretty much very close to that. If this was the 90th century, I’d say it’s practically impossible, but thankfully,this is the 21st century and so, no matter how huge your dream, it can materialize, at least virtually.
This is where Airline Manager kicks in. It’s sort of ‘Football Manager’, but in airline manager, you manage an airline.
I know, some of you don’t get the whole ‘manager’ thing. It’s basically a game, where you are given some resources, and start to use those resources to build your company, and in this case, your very own airline. Then, it’s up to your business skills to increase your yield, or go bankrupt. It’s simple maths, but then again, in Airline Manager, I do use the calculator… Teeehheee… =P Yea, my maths sucks.
So far, the game is only available for free play on Facebook, and is still at its Beta level. There are bugs which I have detected and have been addressed by the game developers, but despite that, there is still so much to do before the game actually becomes more realistic. I have tonnes of ideas to create a rival game, but I know peanuts when it comes to programming.
Nonetheless, it is very addictive game and I am proud to say that I have managed to expand my airline from 1 airplane to 24 airplanes in less than 7 days, without pumping any money real money into my airline (You can increase your virtual money by paying $5, but what’s the fun of that?). Even more exciting is the fact that my stocks have risen from $0.01 to $0.58 during the same course, and I am very sure those real humans whom has invested in my airline would be smiling looking at the daily increase. In fact, my airline has a turnover of over $10 million a day!! Sound really cool, kan? If only that was real money.
Yeah.. I know, I am getting all boastful over some ‘virtual’ airline. But it’s still a personal achievement for me because the greatest satisfaction coming from any managerial type games are actually self satisfaction, which is when you have managed your particular entity/business into success. It’s really like having your very own real life business.
Seriously, I regard Airline Manager as the next greatest game to those whom enjoy management games. It will be as huge as Football Manager if the developers managed to get it right, and I am anticipating this game to hit gaming stores in the future.
With that, I guess it’s enough of game time, and now I have to continue with work. Have to submit a report on Friday.
Btw, did I mention that I really love my upstairs neighbour which is still drilling and knocking at 8pm? By any standards, he is the ‘most considerate‘ neighbour anyone can have! *sarcasm*
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Cool…I noticed that Facebook has a lot of games which none of them I ever played. Hahaha…i don’t like online games anyway. But I bet you enjoyed it so much right Cyril?
This one is very enjoyable. I know you play FM, so its sort of like FM… You might like it if you give it a try.
wow… this game looks like fun…
wish i have an unlimitless internet connection for this..
Good luck though!
You don’t have unlimited broadband? You should get one the ;P It’s among the most important things nowadays ..ehehhe
Aaah..so this in the game u invited me in FB. Blm check lagi…I have 4 games bookmarked on my FB …i have to get rid one in order to play this one. LOL!
Yah.. to many games would be hard to organize. You should try the game out.. hehehe
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Hi cyril…hope you still remember me your x-classmate.Anywhere sorry if im out of your topic but i dont know how to contact you beside this is the one way he..he..anywer m just open new western stall @ kopitiam num 6 jalan song. g try the food and give comment ive a try on the food maybe it will become one of your topic.This is like my hobby la konon because i love to eat and became fud hunter so i try my luck to open my own stall.So do come when you free okey…belanja your girlfriend la…makan my western food….okey den bye…
I remember you guys la.. How can I forget?
Wahh, you’re a bussiness women? Will give your place a try. Just email me the name of the place, and coz we ‘kawan-kawan’ sure got discount kan? ;P
Anyway, you can contact me via my contact form found here.
There’s no harm in dreaming… who knows, it could come true. if it did… remember me haa… i can be ur PR manager… 🙂
Hahaha.. sure thing. I think you’d be a great PR for me… Too bad, dreaming without capital and opportunity will go no where =P
Hey, dropping by. Thx 4 ur post defending the teaching profession. Very true. People really think this line is easy. Come on…. Now even studying 2 b a teacher takes up 5 and1/2 years to 6 years course just like engineers. And for some of the courses like mine, they’re sending us overseas. After becoming one, they have no idea that we’re dealing with so many individuals with different needs. Plus, we’re actually dealing with people’s lives here. We can either make them or break them in the long run. Enough said. Teaching isn’t easy and ya, teachers are human too. No need for the goodie-goodie facade. I go clubbing, I curse and I’m always warned by the HEP for my not-so-teacher appearance. Cheers!
No problem man.. but it’s not actually defending. It’s the facts. Teaching ain’t like it use to be..people should realize that.
Nice game. Really love it.. Thanks for inviting me to play it..
My company are growing in 7 days and expand with 15 aircraft.. Really hard to climb up after the aircraft price adjustment…
No problem Alock.. =) but I think the new pricing structure is good. Last time, an Airbus 380 will cost you over 500,000!!
But my stock on your company is growing… from 1 million buy, now 3 million price…
really nice 🙂
Should be rising soon also because my cash balance has reached $200 mil. Will be adding routes soon, and expanding my fleet to a huge 150 aircrafts.
Hai, i was wondering should i buy B787-8,A330 or DC-10-10? because i want my airline to keep growing….and my stock rate is ^3.10
If you answer … TQ very much… Bye… 🙂
I’d go for the A330 🙂