The sequel to "Heroes Rise: The Prodigy." It's America's #1 reality show for heroes! As a contestant on "The Hero Project," you'll battle villains and heroes alike with your newly discovered "Infini" powers.
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Αγορά Heroes Rise: The Hero Project

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Αγορά Heroes Rise Trilogy

Συμπεριλαμβάνει 9 αντικείμενα: Heroes Rise: The Prodigy, Heroes Rise: The Hero Project, Heroes Rise: HeroFall, Heroes Rise: The Prodigy - Perfect Legend Guide, Heroes Rise: The Hero Project - Perfect Legend Guide, Heroes Rise: The Hero Project - Warning System, Heroes Rise: HeroFall - Ad Space, Heroes Rise: HeroFall - Perfect Legend Guide, Heroes Rise: HeroFall - Warning System

 

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"Although this is simply a 'choose your own adventure' text-based game, there are many choices throughout the story which lead to many consequences."

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“From the way people perceive you, to potential romances, unexpected events, battles and beyond, The Hero Project is all about giving you the freedom of choice to succeed… or fail.”
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It's America's #1 reality show for heroes! As a contestant on "The Hero Project," you'll battle villains and heroes alike with your newly discovered "Infini" powers. Will you vote to eliminate your rivals, or betray your alliance to curry favor with the celebrity judges?

"Heroes Rise: The Hero Project" is the sequel to last year's hit "Heroes Rise: The Prodigy," the epic interactive novel by Zachary Sergi, where your choices determine how the story proceeds. The game is entirely text-based--without graphics or sound effects--and driven by the vast, unstoppable power of your imagination.

Play as male or female, gay or straight; you can even start a "showmance" with the other contestants. What will you sacrifice to become the nation's next top hero?

How high will you rise?

  • Over 175,000 words
  • Continue the adventure from "Heroes Rise: The Prodigy"
  • Become the nation's next top hero

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    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Hard Drive: 50 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Hard Drive: 50 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.6
    • Hard Drive: 50 MB available space
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    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04
    • Hard Drive: 50 MB available space
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2 από 3 άτομα (67%) βρήκαν αυτή την κριτική χρήσιμη
3.7 ώρες στο μητρώο
Αναρτήθηκε: 19 Ιουνίου
Enjoyable, but can be a bit railroady at times and the legend guides do not help at all. Game can be frustrating for Perfect Legend scores, but the story is amusing enough that i will play the third one.
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3 από 5 άτομα (60%) βρήκαν αυτή την κριτική χρήσιμη
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33.9 ώρες στο μητρώο
Αναρτήθηκε: 26 Ιουνίου
I spent 33 hours on this text based game!? No regrats!
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6 από 12 άτομα (50%) βρήκαν αυτή την κριτική χρήσιμη
4.6 ώρες στο μητρώο
Αναρτήθηκε: 12 Απριλίου
So, after my disappointment with The Prodigy, I was set to never touch this series again - once I had gone back and finished it, of course. A family member assured me I was wrong and that the series got better in The Hero Project - to their credit, they were right.

However, even in that case, THP barely struggles to make *average*. The writing style continues to be quite sophomoric and not in the entertaining sense of being young. It's sophomoric in the sense of awkward phrasing, juvenile handling of sex and bizarre, immersion-shattering rants about correct gender pronouns. It's immature and banal. Look, I get that more games should deal with sex and gender, and I get that interactive fiction is one of the best genres for it, but Zachary Sergi needs to handle it with a bit more deftness. Credit for attempting it.

To Sergi's additional credit, there are some interesting choices in this game. I thought many of the ones relating to Null and Lucky were quite good and hard to choose from. Unfortunately, much like the previous entry in the series, THP suffers from the stark feeling of being stuck on rails with an author that's waiting to jump out and go 'aha!' at you for not picking the right choice (while giving you no indication of what might be the right choice unless you *pay for it as an in-game app store-esque purchase*. THP, however, seems to have less of those ridiculous options like The Prodigy had (infilrating and forgetting to take off your hero costume, anyone?) - so, that's some improvement. But it's still not embracing the strength of an interactive medium because good IF rewards choices and does its best to disguise the rails (eg; Choice of Robots).

Much of the worldbuilding and setting continues to be a bit on the nose - again, it's very sophomorric. The fact that Sergi continues to interject 'slugger' into so many sentences as a catch all term that seems to be a general epithet, noun, verb, adjective and so on is lazy. Honestly, if there is one thing I could remove from this whole trilogy, it's this word. As a whole, the world feels very derivative of superhero comics and doesn't offer much in the way of originality.

For a simple premise (superhero reality TV) the plot has too many characters (of course, expecting you to remember/care about all of them) and a slow development where things just seem to happen. I'm not sure how much control over my story I actually had, thanks to the aforementioned of feeling like I'm on rails. What's worse, is that the characters aren't particularly likeable - again, due to the writing style.

So, what's good about it? Well, there's a fair bit of customisation. If you're looking to feel like you're in a superhero story and you want a bit of a self-insert fantasy where you can craft your dreamworld to exacting specifications then this is for you. If you want something that advances the medium of IF, offers interesting, branching choices with clever writing and wit - avoid. As someone who looks for the latter, I cannot recommend THP.

Additionally, I ran into a bug near the end that caused me to need to restart my entire story. I won't mark the game down for that but it was quite unfortunate.
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3 από 6 άτομα (50%) βρήκαν αυτή την κριτική χρήσιμη
5.7 ώρες στο μητρώο
Αναρτήθηκε: 15 Απριλίου
Basically, the whole Heroes Rise Trilogy is a clichéd, cartoonish and somewhat poorly written imitation of Choose Your Own Adventure game. It had a potenital to be a lot better, but unfortunately the myriad of missed opportunities and obvious "plot twists" bog it down to be a passable game, 3/5 in my book.

If you are into teenage superhero fantasy, than you might actually like this one.
However, if like me you prefer something more mature and serious, than I suggest you buy "Choice of Robots" by the same developer instead. A far better experience, as far as I am concerned.
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5.7 ώρες στο μητρώο
Αναρτήθηκε: 21 Ιουλίου
i have never felt so ♥♥♥♥ing amazed by a game that didnt inculde me chopping off someones torso.
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