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No problem. Take as much time as u need. U can do it

Hiya! So I have this story planned titled The Abyss Trials, though it’s still in its early stages, but the idea is:

  • The MC(You) is thrust in a dangerous game set in your world.
  • You have no choice but to participate in these games otherwise it is considered forfeiting which only means one thing - death.
  • The games you’ll be playing are similar to games in your world - from tag to poker - but with a twist. It’s life or death. There are rules you have to abide, or else you are punished by the game.

This is a rough idea. The story is mostly inspired from the anime No Game No Life and the Liar Game manga, but of course it will be darker. There will be ROs but I haven’t decided on their characters yet since I’ve been more focused on the plot.

Additionally, this will be a long story and I’m in it for the long haul. I’m still figuring out how to use ChoiceScript so it’ll probably be a while before I can set up a demo but I’m wondering if a game like this would be of interest to anyone?

Another addition, I would love for the story to be non-binary inclusive but I’m afraid I’m not well-versed enough to properly present them in the game so I still have to do my research before having the option to be one included. For this, I’m really sorry :<

Any feedback or reply is appreciated ^^

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Sounds interesting. I’d definitely would love to read it and I’m excited to get my hands on any future demos. No rush though! I like the concept of the deadly games. I wonder how those games came to be and who brought them to the world.

So… does that mean our world? Like this reality? Set in modern Earth? Or are you referring to another world (not this one but a made up one) but is considered as the MC’s world (a different one). Seems a little weird to say it is “set in your world” if you are talking about OUR world. Or are you saying you are from a different world? haha sorry. I know what you probably meant. It’s just that I tend to overthink sometimes.

Good luck with your game!

Edit: But then again, it might be that the MC is transported to another world if you’re taking inspiration from No Game No Life.

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To clarify, it’s set in modern Earth but once the game begins it isn’t exactly the same anymore. For starters, a huge floating castle that wasn’t there at the beginning will appear and you will find that a city that was all intact and pristine will be in ruins. And that is just one of the many changes caused by the game :eyes:

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Alright, I already know what’s this about. I’ll definitely check it out if you decided to go for it. Good luck.

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I think I actually have one of my better ideas hitting me for once. I just want to run this by other people first and get their opinions on it.

Chimeras.

Modify yourself with different animal and monster parts to become stronger. Is your purpose to become the best? The perfect ultimate being? Just to see how far you can go with breaking the laws of natural order?

The way I’m thinking of how it generally functions is three knowledge categories: Technological. They don’t look at existing creatures for answers and instead forge new ones through a combination of science and steel. Magical. As it sounds, these are the types who favor pursuits of using the more mystical side of magical beings to enhance themselves. Gorgon eyes, Dryad healing, and anything that gives them power to things they could only dream about before. Lastly, there is obviously the biological/medical side. Scales, gills, and most importantly, the knowledge to make sure it all works. It’s more than just direct improvements. Without understanding how the body works, someone would be more likely to harm themselves than improve anything. While it’s snubbed often by aspiring modifiers for not seeming as flashy, it’s what ties everything together and what gives a long life to those they want to be like.

Naturally there is some type advantages(I’m not a very good coder, so implementing the idea would take some doing.) : Technological weaponry shreds biological threats and the frequent use of metal makes them too defensive for physical threats. However, they have very few ways of dealing with non corporal attacks like magic or compensating for all the changing variables made by magical abilities. On the other hand, magic can be tripped up by biological beasts. They aren’t one creature. They are composed of several. Mental attacks don’t work the best under these circumstances and they don’t have the defenses to avoid getting torn apart by claws.

Naturally, type advantages can still be overcome.

The way I see this working is four slots of any type for players to make use of. The problem is this would be extremely difficult to code…so I’m not entirely sure this would be the best approach.

As for the idea itself, this would most likely be an older Victorian era during the industrial revolution. Most likely, you will start out normal. At first. Over the course of the game, the changes will start to take place until the point that the word human isn’t even usable anymore.

Possibly it could be modernized, but I’m not sure. I’d need to think more on the actual direction and all, but I just want to throw the concept out in the open first before putting too much work into it.

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I’ve been waiting for a game like this since I first joined the forums. :slightly_smiling_face:

Soundia awesome hope that you make it😄

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Hey all, I think I’ve finally found both the inspiration to write as well as a good idea, so let me know what you all think!

Working Title: The Bureau OR Revision

Thesis: Welcome to the Federal Bureau of Revision. Those nutcase conspiracy theorists the world writes off as insane were right all along: we do live in a simulation. The Federal Bureau of Revision exists to… protect the world from “glitches.” You are a university student who managed secure an internship with the shadowy F.B.R. Spend your summer fighting horrible creatures, writing reality, and discovering the truth behind our universe. If you play your cards right, you may be offered a permanent position in the Bureau- just remember: everything is not as it seems…

Premise: This game will be part zany comedy and part thriller with hopefully a few horror elements. Most interactions will place heavy emphasis on eldritch mysteries, matrix-like glitches, and a little bit of office politics. You may find yourself speaking with ghosts or hunting down copies of individuals or even erasing memories MIB style. On your downtime, you may be writing reports or fetching coffee. You’ll be able to explore haunted houses, discover the secrets of the F.B.R headquarters and have a little fun with airport security. I have a lot of ideas for this and nothing is concrete yet, so any feedback or suggestions are very welcome!

Notes: I want choices to be meaningful and abundant, meaning this work will need a long production period. As such, I would like to see how much interest such a project would garner before launching myself into it!

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Have you ever played the game Paranoia? You should try it out sometime. Love the idea, am very curious about the airport security incident. Also - heists?

I haven’t, but a quick Google search shows its relevance. I’ll have to check it out! Also, what sort of heists were you thinking of?

I like the idea of it. I’m having trouble with what you’d call…plot. The concept would be fun, but thinking of how to go about starting it all off is wracking my brain with even the idea of it should be modern period or older. Depending on which I do, it would change how things go drastically and it’s a tough call on which would be better.

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It’s a hilarious game, especially with the right people. I wasn’t thinking of any specific heists, just in general - stealing documents from a rival intern to cover up your best friends’ lawbreaking, hunting down a renegade clone of yourself before it can tear a hole in the space-code continuum, seducing a local barista to find out the secret ingredient your bosses favourite coffee shop uses, etc. General shenanigans.

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Those are all really cool ideas, I’ll have to keep them in mind! Thanks for the feedback!

It could start with older but then you are captured or badly damged and you wake up in the modernera trying to become the ultimate being😄 if you are badly injured you can wake up in the modern time and try to fix Your self and becoming chimera by doing so.