Have you played this game?You can rate this game, record that you've played it, or put it on your wish list after you log in.
Playlists and Wishlists
RSS FeedsNew member reviews
Updates to downloadable files
All updates to this page
|Average Rating: |
Number of Reviews: 1
Write a review
An intimate view of the apocalypse, May 24, 2016
This game reminded me strongly of porpentine's Ruinness, with its multiple protagonists and deliberate strangeness. Like porpentine's worlds, institutions are mostly faceless, cruel, unsentimental; mystic symbolism is commonplace; place details are but sketched out.
Here, you attempt to stop the end of days. There's no narrative conflict more often thrown around: after all, what bigger stakes could there be besides the end of the world?
Heretic Pride's view of the apocalypse is intimate, gentle. There is less of dramatic world-saving, more conversation. Who do you miss, one character asks. How was your childhood. Heretic Pride is a phlegmatic/melancholic read, with a focus on building a spare, gentle mood.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No
More Options| Add a comment
If you enjoyed Heretic Pride...
Related GamesPeople who like Heretic Pride also gave high ratings to these games:
|Midnight. Swordfight., by Chandler Groover|
Average member rating: (53 ratings)
A fool receives a challenge from a countess. Violence. Sex. Profanity. Sausage.
|City of Secrets, by Emily Short|
Average member rating: (91 ratings)
|Hana Feels, by Gavin Inglis|
Average member rating: (49 ratings)
Something is bothering Hana. Can you work out what it is? Take the part of four important people in her life and guide their conversations. After each scene, peek at Hana's journal and find out how she felt about the things you said.
Recommended ListsHeretic Pride appears in the following Recommended Lists:
This is version 1 of this page, edited by verityvirtue on 3 May 2016 at 7:10pm. - View Update History - Edit This Page - Add a News Item