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Vapourware [LP CYOA] Night of the Hummingbird

Discussion in 'Choose Your Own Adventure Land' started by treave, Feb 5, 2017.

  1. Azira Arcane Patron

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    At every point. +M
     
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  2. treave Arcane Patron

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    But you got a harem ending. Sorta. Well, as reiterated back in Legend, don't go after Zhang Manxing?:M
     
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  3. Kipeci Magister

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    Gotta agree with you on Legend, though Overlord falls in at a close second for me.

    What sorts of ideas did you have in mind for the darker timelines where the massacre was averted? Aside from just about everyone at the mansion ending up dead when the coup was bungled, you had the whole nation descend into revolutionary war against itself. Did some foolish attendee have a key to let a rape train of spheres sneakily roll up through a gate and then envelop the world or something?

    It's a good idea, especially as I don't think we ever took the action of doing nothing in any of your CYOAs no matter how allegedly lazy the main character was or how ignorant we were of our circumstances.
     
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  4. lightbane Arcane

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    What would have happened in Overlord if we killed the Devil Princess and accepted the angel heritage? Was it possible to capture that female angel?
     
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  5. treave Arcane Patron

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    In the "OG" timeline, the revolution was ultimately a good thing. A failed revolution, or one that was hijacked by other forces, would end up in pretty major setbacks to the progress of human civilization despite Shulgi's best efforts. Spheres were on the menu, yes.

    Though on the other hand, it wouldn't really be anything new for you guys, would it? +M

    It would have been a bad ending route of sorts, since all subsequent choices would be stripped of personality and the only thing you would vote on would be "which place dies next in horrible, gruesome detail?"
     
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  6. lightbane Arcane

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    What would have the endgame been for that then? Also, you didn't answer whether it could have been possible to capture that female Angel or not.

    In any case, in restrospect I now realize how good your quests were, or even RPGCodex's quests in general. Compared with other quest-focused places, here there isn't a fixation with shitty web fanfiction and/or overrated anime, nor lazy qms who cannot do more than 2/3 updates without ditching the thing entirely*, or politically correct mods that will enforce draconian laws and will hit you with the banhammer for saying stuff like "attack helicopter" or "trap" due being "transphobic", etc.



    *Let's plays don't count.
     
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  7. treave Arcane Patron

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    Killing everything that moves would be the end-game, I guess. And no, not possible to capture the female angel after you nuked the capital. Poor choice there. :M

    Let's do an overrated shitty anime fanfic CYOA then. I hear that Fate thing is pretty popular nowadays. :M
     
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  8. lightbane Arcane

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    :necro:

    I decided to reread this quest on a whim and boy, how good it looks compared to the standard drivel at SB and especially SV. I know the previous year I mentioned that fact, but I swear things are really getting worse, with stuff such as a historic quest having the QM banned officially because he wasn't thought-policing posters that said non-PC things, although I'm certain the main reason had to do with the Muslim mods were butthurt at Arabs being reproduced historically (as in, evil barbarians) and that the Roman player characters managed to conquer their main capital and more.

    Worse, even here in RpgCodex there aren't many quests as well, besides treave's newest one. Fiction.live/anonkun has more stories with better quality, but lately that too has been degenerating. Only a few authors like prodigium here are really good, but that remains to be seen how long it stays like that.

    Anyway, I think it's about time to read the last work treave finished: Spiral. I suppose it should be readable at the very least, right?
     
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  9. Lambchop19 Arcane Zionist Agent Literally Hitler Batshit Crazy

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    yeah, but we screwed it up at the end...which applies to most of them in some ways tbh so expect a bit of imperfection. Overlord also got abandoned, IIRC due to a hard drive loss or something. Had some nice moments though.

    Epic and Legend remain the most complete works and have an arc that doesn't end with sphere diplomacy ruining everything.

    There was also Test Run, which was a short, less serious LP about surviving a Saw-like murder's labyrinth. That's a complete work.
     
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