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About the StoryYou are online.
You are fire and order.
You are here to protect.
"Open Sorcery" is a game about technology, magic and becoming a person.
It follows the development of an Elemental Firewall--a creature of intertwined magic and code.
There are 90,000 words of text, five animated sequences, and eight possible endings.
In this game you can:
* Search for malicious spirits
* Protect your network
* Make friends
* Burn everything
* Become sapient
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The visuals on this game are gorgeous, especially when sleeping. The font, letter spacing, and color choices give a DOS type feel. The game is sprinkled with occasional images and animation.
You play a living firewall, an elemental charged with protecting a magic/tech network with 4 locations.
You are presented with a sequence of mysteries, one a day, which you use clues to solve. You can then deal with the mystery in many ways, raising and lowering various stats a la choice of games.
The game includes several times sequences, some violence and some sexual activity.
My only quibble is about one image, and it's a tiny issue: (Spoiler - click to show)I didn't like the illustration of the main antagonist, I thought it was cheesy.<\spoiler>
You play to find and eliminate spiritual threats in locations of importance to your creators, and the way you eliminate them is up to you - this aspect of the game is quite tactical, allowing you to use assets and your own wits to gain more of those assets to employ in dangerous situations later.
The only complaint I can think of is the expanded version. I am not sure what "Expanded" means in this case, but if it means it is a more immersive experience then I find it irritating that I don't have an iPhone or android to download and play this "Expanded version".
Creative concept and wonderfully done, January 11, 2017
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