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Change the course of history! Can your scientific discoveries save the ancient Library of Alexandria? Will you defend the empire's legacy, or your own?
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This is one of my favorite Choice of Games games. You play as Eratosthenes (male or female), a real historical figure who estimated the radius of the earth and advised Ptolemy IV.
In this game, you have to deal with snarky advisors and scholars, reign in ambitious kings, work on engineering, romance a variety of people, or study mathematics. I felt a good deal of flexibility.
The writing is good, as is to be expected of the author of Choice of Robots, one the best Choice of Games of all time.
I enjoyed this game, because I'm a mathematician, and the game allowed me to hang out with with a female Euclid and with Archiemedes.
This game will appeal to fans of the Civilization series of games, and fans of math, classics, history, or engineering. The human emotions investigated are universal.
|A Killer Headache, by Mike Ciul|
Average member rating: (20 ratings)
The apocalypse is over. The human race lost. You're hungry. And you have a hell of a headache. Discretionary warning: This game is violent, scatological, and eschatological.
|Por Una Cabeza, by Chandler Groover, Failbetter Games|
Average member rating: (2 ratings)
You are invited to join the Mollusca Tour de London! Intrigue, dirty tricks, and all manner of slugs abound! Who will win who will cheat and what will be the cost for racer and gambler alike?
|The Legendary Hero Has Failed, by Tom Martin|
Average member rating: (7 ratings)
The Legendary Hero of Time has failed. The dancing Imp has won. The Moon will finish its descent from the sky and crash into the earth. When it reaches the ground there will be nothing left. You sit by a roaring firepit on a grassy...
Historical adventures. by Rovarsson
I love historical novels, no matter what time period they're set in. They do have to be accurate though. Can you suggest IF-games that are also like that? (In short: no magic.)