Cat Cafe Manager Fact Sheet

  • Developer: Roost Games (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
  • Publisher: Freedom Games
  • Platforms: Windows (Steam), Nintendo Switch
  • Release date: April 14 2022
  • Genre: Business Simulation
  • Website: https://catcafemanager.com
  • Contact: press@freedom.gg

Game Description

In Cat Cafe Manager, you play as the proprietor of a small, abandoned cat cafe in the countryside village of Caterwaul Way, left to you by your grandmother. Besides hiring staff and fixing the place up, you also have to take care of and eventually adopt some of the many stray cats that roam the streets. Each cat is unique, with its own look, stats, and personality. It's your job to pick out the right combination of cats for your cafe to please and relax your customers.

You'll soon get to know all the different folks that live in Caterwaul Way, such as Finley, a young musician trying to make it big, or Bonner, the local ferryman who tells a lot of very tall stories. As you get to know them better you can start to uncover clues about the mysterious shrine dedicated to an ancient cat god, giving you glimpses of the strange history of the town of Caterwaul Way and its many stray cats. 

Development History

What started out as a small and simple time management game quickly expanded into a full-fledged business simulation, with deep characters and mysteries to unravel. Cat Cafe Manager is being developed in the open source Godot game engine.

Features

  • Adopt cats
    Win the trust of the town’s many stray cats to give them a new home at your cafe! Each cat is unique, with its own look, stats, and personality. Pick out the right combination of cats for your cafe to please and relax your customers.

  • Build your cat cafe
    Build up and expand your cafe from nothing to your dream cat cafe, then collect a large variety of decorations and furniture to deck it out with. Use your cafe’s style to attract and satisfy certain customers.

  • Expand your business
    Hire skilled staff, improve your decor, and keep your cats happy with upgraded toys and food in order to relax your customers, increase your income, and meet the goals required to heal Caterwaul!

  • Make friends
    Regulars are customers that will regularly visit your cafe. Make sure that their needs are satisfied in order to talk to them and build a friendship. As you become friendlier, they’ll ask you for help with their personal problems, reveal their secrets and even give you presents. With a diverse cast of regulars visiting your cafe, you’ll be sure to make some new friends!

About Roost Games

Roost Games is a new studio by veteran developers known for titles like Reus, Renowned Explorers and Godhood. With a focus on sincere and cerebral management games, they released their first title, Cat Cafe Manager on April 14th 2022.

Credits

Rick Sorgdrager - Game Design, Writing
Carmen van Sleeuwen - Art Direction, Animation
Rutger Harder - Game Design, Programming, Project Management
Joni van der Leeuw - Business Development
Sonya Vos - Audio Direction, Music, SFX

Screenshots

Download all screenshots: screenshots.zip
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