New Hosted Game! "War of the Gods" by Barbara Elzey

I think the main source of complain is that nowhere in the description there is a hint about this being only the introduction of the story, and so when you start playing it and going on and suddenly when the story barely begins you’re hit with a “thats it for today folks” it’s a mayor buzzkill. I think is a communication/marketing issue more than anything

While some people are okey with playing games in installements, others are not, and some are only okay as long as you know an ETA of next chapters (Like Magium, where a new chapter goes out every two months or so, and the author is active communicating chapter progress)

And so people overlook the fact that is free because they’ve certain expectations from the description, those expectations are not met and THAT causes a lot of negative feelings towards a product. And for people that actually pay for it? I would feel completely cheated

So yeah, it should be mentioned that
a)The different characters are not just options for your character, but rather actual different characters in the story (unlike most other games). So people know that the 85k words is in 6 different stories
b)Only the first chapter of each story is available

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i actually suggested it before in this thread xD
(is not only zombie exodus, choice of romance also did that adding more story in chapters.)

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This is a great book so far, I hope there is going to be another one since I blinked and this one was over and left on a cliffhanger.

Ok just found this and I have to say I LOVE what has been created so far, it is a shame it isn’t a finished product. I do hope this is continued, it has one of my favorite setups.

Quality is not rushed.

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My thoughts on the game…

• The game is far too short, only a singular chapter - and a very quick one at that. I appreciate the creativity regarding different characters, but it feels shallow due to the lack of investment that the author portrays in their writing.

• There were far too many spelling errors. It read as if a high schooler wrote it as a last ditch attempt for an assignment.

• On top of that, some options blatantly lead to other choices (ex. If you’re playing a solarian and you choose to ignore the priest, it still says that you get up to face them without ever acknowledging your choice). Similarly, most pages don’t even acknowledge your choice as a thing, or just continue conversation in spite of what you said you’d be doing. Some flirt options don’t even get acknowledged either but at this point, that’s the least annoying thing about the game (imo).

I can personally say this is the worst game I’ve played in the lineup. I don’t know if the author was just lazy and wanted to collect a random amount of gas money, or if something else was going on in the Background, but it was such a disappointing title that even with such a cool setting I’ve already decided to never bother with any further work from the author in question.

It felt less like a genuine CYOA game and more like one of those old flip books you’d find in dusty libraries that were full of typos and merely teased you with the possibility of choices mattering, instead of choices actually mattering. Hopefully the Author gets better, but I wouldn’t know, since I’m never reading their work again after this waste of a download. :confused:

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Could anyone tell me the RO’s? And did my role affect which character I could date? Cause I choose to become a mage, and then always ended up with Valdor (the assassin) kissed me even if I choose [friendship]. So basically I could choose any race but I couldn’t choose who to date? The irony, I had to change my race just so I could be with that person- lmao

Nice beginning (even if this is book 2), but yeah still felt too short

If I remember right, some routes are locked to a certain RO. And the story fills in all blanks if you play all routes to be honest

Yea I figured it out recently. But like, I still want to be a mage and date the beastmaster haha, or become a beastmaster and date the assassin, etc.

If you total all of their routes it’d be a hella long story, but the story for each route feels too short for me personally.

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