In Heroes Guard: The Journal, you are a weary and weathered adventurer.
All of your questing and dungeon plundering days are behind you - but that doesn’t mean your stories of hardships and triumphs need be forgotten! By filling this journal with your memories you will allow some of your greatest feats… and failures… to live on.
You do remember how your life story went... don’t you?
Praise from the Beta Testers:
- "You've got a solid hit for a contender!"
- "I played the crap out of it last night and had a good time"
- "combining CYOA with RPG and CCG is really awesome!"
- "absolutely love the game"
- "Excellent gameplay, fantastic story"
- "neat way to get younger people to read more!"
- "REALLY enjoyed the game!"
Best described as a hybrid of choice-based interactive fiction, a deck-building card game, and a solitaire table-top roleplaying session.
You'll make important story decisions, roll dice to test your abilities, collect weapons, magic, and companions to be used in a card game that will reveal the outcome of your most devastating encounters!
Key features that make Heroes Guard different from most interactive fiction titles:
+ Card-Battle System: Use the magic, weapons, and companions gathered through the story to defeat powerful foes. Perhaps you'll squash that giant spider with your war hammer or perhaps it's a better idea to blast it from afar with a fireball? Your choice, your strategy!
+ Dynamic Short-Stories: Adventure on an interactive map with random events. Each event is a short-story that will put your strength, dexterity, intelligence, and charisma to the test! Careful, as each short-story can escalate if left unattended and eventually will consume the towns you are meant to protect.
+ Life Chronicle: In Heroes Guard you are a old, weathered adventurer recalling all his past feats. Perhaps you rose to power as a commander in the guard, or perhaps you lost it all and ended up as a beggar on the streets?
Fixed save/load bugs and a few grammar corrections.
Work continues on the first content update!
Ratings and Reviews
Here's a choose your own adventure that's perfect for all ages--as in, a twelve year old will enjoy it just as much as a twenty something like me. The stories are brief but solid, and in the end it's building up into a memoir of all the hero's adventures--how cool is that? I actually enjoyed this more than Sorcery just because the atmosphere was a bit more to my taste. Also, the card battle system is just different enough without getting over complicated. Bonus is the replay value--depending on your combination of magic and weapons you have access to different stories. I hope future updates will feature recurring characters, like the hero's old allies!
I saw this game at gamescape a few years ago I sat down and played it. I loved it. As soon as I got home I downloaded and played it immediately I just forgot to write a review so here it is
This game is just down right fun!! Awesome and exciting, you get an in depth but not too in depth story with a card battle mechanic for the action throughout the story's , weapons, companions , monsters, demons, it's a fantasy book with rpg table top card combat while choosing your own adventure to me that's just everything i could ask for ! Heck ya! I love this !!!!!! Go buy it!!! It's a must have!!!!
- Under Byte Studios, LLC
- 98 MB
Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 9+ for the following:
- Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
- Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
- Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
- © Under Byte Studios, LLC
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.