What were your favorite Choice of Games and Hosted novels (so far) this year?


#1

There as been many good Choice of Games and Hosted Games novels this year, but which one is your favorite (so far)?

EDIT: If you bought one or thinking about buying one this steam sale, check out what others are doing here: What Choice of Games/ Hosted Games interactive novels do you plan on getting during the winter Steam sale?


What's the best Choice of Game and Hosted Game in 2016?
#2

My favorite is Empyrean,
tho The Hero Project: Redemption Season is a close second


#3

The two I played from this year’s list (so far) were Cannonfire Concerto and Choice of Alexandria.

I loved both of them so much.

This reminds me to go buy a lot of CoG while the Steam sale is going on!

(I edited the title so it’s clear this is about Choice Of and Hosted rather than plain ol’ novels.)


#4

The new Heroes Fall and Samurai of Hyuga book 2.


#5

Guns of Infinity
Lost Heir 2
Magikiras
Versus: Elite Trials
Samurai of Hyuga 2


#6

Lots of disappointments this year for me. My clear favourite would have to be Guns of Infinity.


#7

I agree, I was very disappointed with Choice of Alexandria (I thought it would be Choice of Robots in Alexandria) and Hero Project: Redemption Season.
I learnes that even if the autor has already made a good game, it doesn’t mean the next one will be good.


#8

A lot of awesome games but in my mind Guns of Infinity is the clear winner. Runners up Lost Heir 2 and Samurai of Hyuga 2

Edit: Would have drawn with Community College Hero but I checked release date on steam and it turns out it was released 2015


#9

Zombie exodus save haven, Zobie exodus and Runt of the litter.


#10

Lost Heir 2.
Zombie Exodus:Safe Haven.

…actually,that’s about it.Everything else was either mediocre or flat out shit.

Hell,here’s a list of the games that I found to be disappointing,cuz why not?

Empyrean.
The Hero Project:Redemption Season.
Choice Of Alexandria.
Machinations.
Versus:The Elite Trials (this is technically an exception.I wouldn’t consider it poor in quality or anything like that.However,it just didn’t…click with me,unlike the first one)


#11

Zombie exodus: safe haven and Versus: elite trial are pretty much fighting for the first place with me.


#12

Where is Runt of the Litter I think I missed that one?


#13

It hasn’t been released yet; I’m guessing the user was part of the beta test.


#14

Ah thanks that explains it.


#15

I thought Alexandria was decent, obviously nowhere near the heights of CoR, but I could still name worse games this year. It had a decent amount of choice, setting was good, and I like the way the author does stats. I just wish it was longer. What were your problems with it?


#16

CoG: Empyrean (because it came out on my birthday, :yum:)
HG: Tie between Samurai of Hyuga 2 and Zombie Exodus: Safe Haven.

And yeah, this year was…not so good. Even 2016 was not good for CoG.


#17

The problem with Alexandria is that I had high hopes for it. Choice of Robots is one of the best games CoG has ever released, so I was expecting more than a “decent game”, I was expecting a memorable game like Choice of Robots.

This year was very weak for CoG in my opnion (I only really liked Versus), meanwhile It was a strong year for HoG (GoI, LH2, ZE:SH, SoH2 and others).
Thankfully the next year Cog will release good games like Cryptkeepers of Hallowford and Choice of Rebel.


#18

I’d say my favorites were A Midsummer Night’s Choice and Zombie Exodus: Safe Haven, though in rather different ways. Well, one’s more comic and the other’s apocalyptic. They’re both good on interesting characters and immersion, however, and generally enjoyability.

My runner-up would be The Sea Eternal. Beautiful descriptions, interesting philosophy, deeply compelling. I just didn’t find it quite as grabbing from a story perspective. It does, however, feature squids, and that’s really all you need to tempt me.

There’s a lot of big names that I just haven’t read, though :thinking:


#19

Samurai of Hyuga 2, definitely.

I haven’t played that many games this year since the plot often didn’t wake my interest, and many of those I do have played were certainly enjoyable, but didn’t really click with me - or just didn’t leave a lasting impression.
(Then again, I’m kinda struggling to figure out which games have been released this year and which ones are from 2015. Time is such a pesky thing.)


What Choice of Games/ Hosted Games interactive novels do you plan on getting during the winter Steam sale?
#20

I just check when they were published on steam