Operator! Telephone Operator Simulator 2015
"Operators didn't just connect people's calls, they connected with people. Angry people. Frightened people. Friendly people. Sometimes, people who got too friendly." —George Kupczak
Made for the STL Scatterjam 2015: Theme: Connections
And, the Indie Speed Run 2015: Theme: Repair, Element: Calculator
** Note: this game was started, and finished in under 48 hours, so there are a couple of (small) bugs...
"Morning Mood (by Grieg)" by Edvard Grieg, from YouTube Audio Library.
Prologue narration by George Kupczak of the AT&T Archives and History Center, from the introduction to the film Operator (1969; introduction 2012).
Eine kleine Nachtmusik by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (performance by Advent Chamber Orchestra), licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. Additional music by Gustav Holst (performance by The United States Air Force Band).
Sound effects: plugging in a plug.aif by gpenn76 and Plug IN by unfa, both licensed under CC BY 3.0 / mixed, and mixed and reversed; SITs4.wav by kwahmah_02, licensed under CC BY 3.0 / frequency and length modified. Additional sound effects by esperri, ihitokage, Kenney, and ramicio.
Play the Flash version in the browser, or, download and run the Standalone Windows Installer.