Hard Rock Casino is a casino simulation that appeared on the Mac gaming scene. Hard Rock Casino is creating a pseudo-serious game environment for hardcore casino players. Hard Rock Casino goal in playing is to make the player create a 1950s avatar and earn money by playing eight betting games in a computer-generated casino environment. If you win more money, the avatar will consequently advance to another era, from the 1950s to the 60s, 70s until you reach the modern era.
Every change in Hard Rock Casino decade features a change in look and environment of the game. Along with that player’s character also changes, new styles of the game are introduced and higher stakes are available for you to participate in and making you earn more as you advance to another decade.
This goes on until you earn VIP status in Hard Rock Casino and your skills at gambling are given due recognition. Games at Hard Rock Casino include keno, baccarat, poker, craps, black jack, slots, roulette and video poker. Hard Rock Casino has all the casino games that are popular. Hard Rock Casino also offers a guide to help beginners that lets you know the rules of the game.
For those hardcore casino gamers, Hard Rock Casino may only serve as a practice room for their skills since it does not really feature anything that deviates from the standard and makes the games harder to play. In short, it does not offer much of a challenge to those hardcore players. Since to advance in Hard Rock Casino games, the money you earned is the sole basis, players are not allowed more money to their profile if they want to. But you can avail of loans through the casino’s credit to increase your money. But if you lose all the money, you are required to create a new profile again. Once you’ve earned some money in Hard Rock Casino, you can take your profiles online and compete against other online gamblers.
The rules of the game are exactly similar to that of the offline version. The only difference is a chat window on top of the screen.
Graphics used in the Hard Rock Casino game is really impressive. It is obvious that much effort and thought has been put to create such realistic graphics in Hard Rock Casino. Every game features an image of real world models. Each era or decade in Hard Rock Casino is well-duplicated. The personas you can take as a player in Hard Rock Casino are pretty decent avatars. Hard Rock Casino deserves credit for going through the lengths of creating a great casino simulation in terms of graphics.
The games requirements are also kept low but it requires a video card capable of 800×600 resolution.
Being a game of the Hard Rock franchise, Hard Rock Casino features some specific songs that capture the era it represents. For the early eras, Hard Rock Casino plays the «Rockafella» music. For the modern times, it plays the rock tunes that you would find these days.
You can also make use of the jukebox in Hard Rock Casino so you can change the music whenever you want. Sound effects of the game are largely non-existent though. Which, could be good because there is less competition with the background music.