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Choice of the Dragon (A Text-Based Adventure)

by Choice of Games
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (164 customer reviews)

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Product Description

Choice of the Dragon is a text-based game where your choices control the story. On most pages, you'll get to choose between a set of options, deciding which action your dragon will take next. Choose between Brutality or Finesse, Cunning or Honor, Disdain or Vigilance. Or just try to gather as much wealth as you can!

If you love gamebooks, you'll love Choice of the Dragon. Its unique approach to interactive fiction allows larger, deeper and richer stories than traditional gamebooks. Will you discover all of the hidden endings?

Dominate the local kingdom, loot and pillage, and inspire terror in the hearts of your enemies!

Please note: Choice of the Dragon contains content that may be inappropriate for children.

Product Details

  • Version: 1.3 (What's new in version 1.3)
  • Release Date: October 10, 2012
  • File Size: 1.0 MB
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Choice of Games
  • Sold by: Choice of Games
  • Publisher License: Read
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (164 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #278,872 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

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26 of 26 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This brings back memories... December 26, 2010
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I always loved CYOA stories as a kid, so this let me relive my childhood a little. The difference, though, is that you get to customize almost everything about your dragon self (Name, scale color, gender, etc.)! Your stats change depending on how you handle a situation and those same stats can determine the amount of success for an action you pick (I had enough Disdain to ignore an effigy, but not enough Cunning to create a perfect magical trap to protect my hoard). This was quite fun, and I can't wait to 'play' it again.

EDIT: Please note, this is a role-playing story. While I love this kind of thing, your results may vary. It IS a little on the short side for a $5 price tag on the first run-through, but I think the replay potential for different endings makes up for it.
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37 of 43 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Too little content December 21, 2010
This game is fun, but ends too quickly. For $5, I expected a lot more content... I completed it 3 times in 3 different ways in less than an hour.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Fun and easy diversion December 25, 2010
This is a fun game to play that I would recommend to anyone who loves choose-your-own-adventure books. Your choices affect the gameplay to a degree though the overall story progresses to a similar end regardless of the choices you make. I first discovered this game online at the Choice of Games website where it can be played for free, but I gladly purchased it for my Kindle so I can play on the go. I only gave it 4 stars though because, while enjoyable, this game lacks the depth and complexity of other games available from this company and others.
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11 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Entertaining December 18, 2010
By Knitfan
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I have not played this long but so far, I think it is fun and entertaining. The writing is witty and the choices you make can result in unexpected twists and turns which makes it more interesting. I think it is worth $4.99.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars An Amusing Diversion January 17, 2011
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This is a "Choose Your Own Adventure"-type game with some roleplaying elements. You play as a dragon through a number of scenarios on your way to dominating the lands around you. The game keeps track of your stats, such as your brutality, cunning, and vigilance, and these stats are determined based on your choices throughout the game. At the end, you are presented with a summary including your "character sheet."

The story itself is humorous and enjoyable, and I had a lot of fun the first time I went through it. It was an entertaining diversion and worth the $0.99 sale price. However, I don't think it has enough replay value to be worth its full price. The second playthrough was not nearly as interesting and I probably won't play it again.

This kind of interactive fiction is a great idea though, and I would love to see more intricate and involved stories like this one.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Interesting & Good For a Giggle At Times February 11, 2011
By JwB
I had played this game online so when I saw it on kindle for an inexpensive price, I had to get it.

This isn't classic literature put into game form. Nor is it something designed to tax your brain. It's a cute little interactive game where you are a dragon and the choices with each turn decide ultimately whether you end the game poverty stricken, lonely and with no tasty princesses to chow down on or wealthy, with a mate and a supply of plump juicy royalty to nosh on at your leisure.

It's cute, it has part that make me laugh and it passes a few minutes. Plus, I have a 16 year old son who is mentally challenged and he can play this which is a major added bonus as so many of the games take strategy and logic skills. This one just involves making choices in questions and he loves it and it makes him laugh. For that, I'd have paid much more.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A very cool game January 16, 2011
I recently got this game, and I have already played it three times. Every time, it ended differently. You have to make wise choices on what you do, and that changes what happens. The endings got better for me every time I played. I think it was because I learned what could happen if I made a certain choice, and decided to try something different every time. This a really fun and unique game, and I think that it is worth the money. I would recomend getting it while it is on sale through January 31.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Jason A. January 15, 2011
I really like how you can chooese your own life and all the different options, the only thing I dont like is how little content comes with it but i got it on sale for 99 cents. I thimk this is a pretty good deal.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Published 9 months ago by Alisa G.
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
good book
Published 12 months ago by ladybug72
4.0 out of 5 stars pretty good!
i found this game book to be pretty good, but it was just too short. i dont know if they made a sequal or not, but they need more details.
Published 16 months ago by Taylor
5.0 out of 5 stars it is so awsome
omg!!! i play it for hours!!! it is very interesting. you can't under rate it. you should really get it . it's fun
Published 17 months ago by Grawesome
4.0 out of 5 stars Not long enough
I had a lot of fun playing this game, but it was too short. When I first got it I was actually excited, only to fugure out 15 minutes later it was extremely small. Read more
Published 19 months ago by Tamatha R. Varney
4.0 out of 5 stars suprisingly addictive
What a fun way to read. Great game. Clever fun and engaging . We cant stop trying different choices in the dragon story.
Published 19 months ago by Harriet F. Rocha
4.0 out of 5 stars good but wish it was longer.
lot but i wish it was.longer.i do like some of the twists i thought i was dead but i gess not.i wish i had eniugh money to get the.others.
Published 21 months ago by Dylan
4.0 out of 5 stars help/hello
any1 up 4 chat XD im relly bored :\
p.s. has any 1 gout a mates in da game? plz tee meh how
Published on November 14, 2013 by MOONLIGHT
5.0 out of 5 stars nice
wow good book but please make getting callax as your ally eaiser ffighting vermis eaise and fighting allax or whatever your older brother name is a lot harder i beat him in seconds
Published on November 14, 2013 by The Buzz
3.0 out of 5 stars great, but
Great game, but I wish there was a way to find a mate. If there is a way then I wiish ir was easier to find a mate. i like that you can pick your name and color
Published on November 14, 2013 by Jennifer
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