The surgeon-simulator inspired Tea-making game is now available on Steam! Using the latest KS-001 Robo-Arm, you must practise making various types of tea.
User reviews: Mixed (558 reviews)
Release Date: May 30, 2014
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"Yes, once Lasharus saw this game he had to play it and play it he did, with the weirdest results ever... and no... he wasn't able to brew himself a cup!"
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About This Game

It’s time for rehabilitation! You’re a recovering amputee, fitted with the latest modern technology. The KS-001 Robo-arm is capable of delicate tasks – if used efficiently.

What better challenge for the son of an Earl than to make tea for his father?

Good luck son.

You'll need it.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: 1.6ghz CPU
    • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
    • Graphics: All DX9+
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Hard Drive: 512 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: 3.2 ghz CPU
    • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0a
    • Hard Drive: 512 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
78 of 122 people (64%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 6, 2014
"FIRMLY GRASP IT!"
-Patrick Star
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21 of 28 people (75%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 28, 2014
I was looking forward to a fun spinoff of Surgeon Simulator. Unfortunately, this was not it. The hand mechanics are terrible. The objects are nearly impossible to grasp, and the dropping seemed really poor too (for example, I was finally able to grab a teabag and had it perfectly hovered over my cup. When I went to drop the bag, the hand decided to fling it instead of just letting go of it).

Until the devs clean up the mechanics, I'm going to have to give this a thumbs-down.
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15 of 19 people (79%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: March 1
Cool first 5 minutes. nothing more.
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21 of 30 people (70%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: December 19, 2014
I think I spent more time trying to find the best way to flip the table than actually making tea. In fact, I spent all of my time trying to find the best way to flip the table.
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13 of 17 people (76%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 12, 2014
I honestly have no idea why I play this, I mean it's probably because I'm just trying to get the achievements, or because I'm bored, but when I think about it, the game is really ♥♥♥♥♥♥. Let's start with running the game, first you get greeted with video/graphics settings then when you hit "play game" or whatever it says, the screen is blank with a white banner for some, but for others, you see language options nd the actual intro which is like 5 seconds and the sounds are loud as ♥♥♥♥. After that, you sit there for like 30 minutes waiting for it to verify that the game is an actual copy, so you can't play offline. After that, the game starts instantly and you are shown a blueprint of the controls, and you notice how limited your movement is (You can only move up and down, or rotate your hand and you can only open and close your hand, but two of the fingers are the same key) and that the controls are real ♥♥♥♥. Once you play, it seems fine until you try and grab a mug where you have two possibilities the entire shelf falls off and you have to reset the game, or if you manage to grab a mug, your fingers will clip right through the handle or stick to you. If you manage to get the mug on the table, you have to put in a teabag and water before anything else, or that will be all you need to do sometimes. Trying to get the teabag in your hand is tough because with your limited movement and bugginess of the game, it will keep slipping through your hands (I once got it in my hands, but the game bugged out and everything on my table either fell off or tipped over) then you have to get your mug under the water dispenser, which has a sign tht prevents you from ever being able to put the mug in the right spot for the water. But, most of the time, your hand just falls right off before anything else
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: January 27
2hrs or less to get 100% achievement status on this one.

If you get this game in a bundle, or on sale for $1 or less, consider it worthwhile. You'll get an hour or two of fun out of it and it's even more fun if you get someone else to play and watch them make the same hillarious mistakes you did. Ampu-Tea is easier to get into than Surgeon Simulator and appeals to a different audience, this is definitely a more casual version of the precise control genre--in some ways it almost feels like a short parody of Surgeon Simulator.

Your goal is to make a cup of tea to order, as it appears on a randomly generated instruction card. Sometimes you will also need to add sugar, a certain amount of water or milk will be needed, and other times you will need to avoid certain ingredients.

Some of the achievements are fun to get as well. I enjoyed clearing everything off and flipping over the table the most. The launch the game 500 times achievement is definitely meant as a joke.

The music is okay, there is only one short track to speak of. Sound effects get the job done but aren't memorable in any way. I didn't experience any bugs or stability issues and was glad to find that all features of the game and achievements worked fine.
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
7.4 hrs on record
Posted: February 16
Ampu-Tea
8 / 10

A 3D First Person Tea-er. Use a Robot Arm to make Tea and break everything along the way....
Really Fun. A must own for aficionados. Patience is a must, Add to Cart....

Like one of those Carnival Prize boxes where you use a crazy contraption to pick up a prize you want, it is hard until you understand....

Controls are precise and have Rules; remember that you are so good at figuring out the Rules, thus it is really easy once you have understood....

Last thoughts:
Easy achievements and cards.... 100% achievement is possible guaranteed, and get it on sale....
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24 of 41 people (59%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
8.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 18, 2014
This game taught me one thing, if you found out that it's hard to make a tea so you should use your hand to wipe everything off and flip a table down.

Very relaxing game about destroy somehing.
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: March 1
Well, this is basically Surgeon Simulator, but instead of killing patients, you are killing it making some nice hot tea, sometimes with sugar, sometimes with milk, sometimes with both, sometimes with neither, lol.
You lost your arm in battle and so you were given a robotic arm with which you must try to make your aforementioned tea in hopes of calming down after the stress of losing your arm.

Physics based all the way. It's pretty challenging, but the learning curve istn as steep as with Surgeon Simulator.

All in all, it's a charming, sometimes frustrating little game that will make you want to do everything. Took me about an hour to get all the achievements exceppt the play 500 times one, but there are scripts available to handle that one in the comunity hub.

Anyway, pretty fun. I give it 7 broken tea cups out of 10 possible. The spilled milk and hot water abounds.
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9 of 13 people (69%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: December 21, 2014
This game has allowed me to see the light in life, it has brought so much joy to me. I had prayed to Fat Albert for a game like this and he has listened. Thank you Fat Albert. Thank you.
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9 of 13 people (69%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 15, 2014
"Yeah, I know that the whole amputee thing really sucks, so to cheer you up, we decided that you should make all of the cups of tea. All of them. By yourself. With this new arm thing that you haven't even gotten used to and will probably break randomly from light stress. And we'll put all of the cups of tea on a shelf that you'll probably accidentally push over even when the table has more than enough space."
Worst. Job. Ever.

Also, that "500 plays" achievement thing is just too much. I mean, 100 is too much, but 500? Come on, this game isn't that good and you know it! In addition, it doesn't run offline.

All in all, not worth $5. Get it on sale, or in a bundle.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: February 9
+ A short laugh with absurd physics, fun for at most an hour

- Bad gfx, bad sounds
- Feels like a physics engine test
- Little to no content
- An insulting achievement involving executing the program 500 times

Ampu-Tea is a very lackluster and unpolished game. The first thing you are greeted with after launching the game is a poorly textured language selection screen, after which you are thrown into a room as a prosthetic hand, and tasked with making tea according to the instructions. This clearly looks like YouTube bait and/or an engine test.

Comparisons may be drawn to Surgeon Simulator. It involves the same idea where you control each digit of the hand with a separate key and are tasked with fulfilling a task requiring very precise control. The difference however, is that Surgeon Simulator looks and feels more competent, more streamlined graphics, physics, sound and control-wise while also offering a ton of more content than Ampu-Tea.

I sadly cannot recommend this title. It first struck me as being incompetent, but what pushed the limit was one nasty achievement involving launching the game 500 times. I am most certainly not exaggerating. The reason why I have a full 2 hours of gameplay on this title is because it took just an hour for my botting script to execute the game another 499 times.
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7 of 10 people (70%) found this review helpful
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: February 20
One of the most boring games in the whole world and i hate tea aswell!!!!! eurghhhhh!!!!! worth about 1p in my opinion :,)
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20 of 36 people (56%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 27, 2014
Things i broke:

- cups
- tea making facilities
- my hand
- my will

game of the year 10/10
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: March 11
Way way way way way way too annoying to bother with for more than a few minutes. Virtually all my playing time comes from just idling for the cards.

Only any good if you get it in a bundle or basically for free, even then that's a stretch.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 9, 2014
Wow, I never heard my pc video card make such a noise. It needs some love in that respect and control tweaking. You cant half grab with all fingers with current lay out imo. I have big hands or soemthing.
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6 of 9 people (67%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 23, 2014
looks good and thats it
this game has a "creative" idea but no gameplay at all, its so hard and the game physics are not for this type of game ITS ♥♥♥♥ING IMPOSSIBLE TO GET A ♥♥♥♥ING MUG!
i have tried this before with a friend and we quited after a few minutes and after a few months I WAS HOPING FOR A UPDATE THAT COULD FIX THE GAME ITSELF!
i understand that this is a indie game but let's be honest here "one time experience" games like this should actually give you a good time (even if not much) and i enjoyed 0h out of this
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6 of 9 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: February 22
Best raging simulator in the universe! I actually managed to Serve it! :)

Controls are hard, but YAS, 5 Tries in a row I failed, the 6th, I won :)
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9 of 15 people (60%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
5.6 hrs on record
Posted: December 9, 2014
Domestic Violence Simulator 2014.

10/10

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9 of 15 people (60%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 22, 2014
I laughed, I cried, I broke my prostetic arm.

No tea was made.

$0.74 cents well spent.

10/10
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