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Posted at 06:28 on October 23rd, 2014 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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For anyone who cares, there are three different versions of the original arcade game:

-"Tapper" has the Budweiser branding and was apparently phased out because Midway got yelled at about advertising alcohol to minors.
-The rerelease "Root Beer Tapper" removes the branding and changes the music.
-There's an alternate version of Tapper that is linked to Sega. Instead of Budweiser, it features the Japanese brewer Suntory.
Posted at 07:52 on October 4th, 2014 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Tapper, even in its original arcade version, has always been a promotional game: the player didn't just serve some anonymous beer to his customers, but Budweiser specifically. Which didn't stop the game from being marketed commercially; of course, kids still had to pay to play. Over the decades, this culture changed a little. With the advent of home systems, the wide availability of development frameworks, capable operating system APIs and an abundance of developers as well as cheap data transfer media, promotional games coming with a price tag slowly disappeared, replaced by 'free' ones (i.e. without costs).


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Posted at 17:38 on December 12th, 2013 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Concerning the game's size, consider that the original, Tapper, is a commercial game. Though I must admit I'm convinced this licensing tag is actually a mistake on our side; Beertender is a freeware game. Unless anyone brings up proof of the opposite, I will change it in the database.
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Posted at 13:30 on December 12th, 2013 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Hi,
about Falcon Beertender, do you have more information about it? On many sites its license status is FREEWARE,but on your is commercial.It's so small to be commercial.Did status maybe changed from commercial to freeware?

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Edited by Mr Creosote at 17:40 on December 12th, 2013
Posted at 12:00 on May 5th, 2000 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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A very simple game for quick fun. Its attractiveness is caused by its original theme: As a waiter you have to serve the rushing-in customers.


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