Your robots will change the world! Will you show them the true meaning of love, or conquer Alaska with your robot army? A 300,000-word epic interactive sci-fi novel.
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Very Positive (34 reviews) - 94% of the 34 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Overwhelmingly Positive (1,294 reviews) - 97% of the 1,294 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Dec 19, 2014

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About This Game

The robots you design will change the world! Will you show them the true meaning of love, or conquer Alaska with your robot army?

Choice of Robots is an epic 300,000-word interactive sci-fi novel by Kevin Gold, where your choices control the story. It's entirely text-based—without graphics or sound effects—and fueled by the vast, unstoppable power of your imagination.

  • Build a unique robot character–you choose everything from its shape to what it calls you
  • Instigate or prevent a robotic uprising
  • Teach your robots to love humanity, or disdain it
  • Build an artificial intelligence suitable to take control of the world's governments
  • Start a war against the United States, and win
  • Marry a human or an advanced robot, and start a family

Play out thirty years of your life as a brilliant robot maker, from graduate school near the present day to a future in which your robots have changed everything. Depending on your choices, your robots may be independent or obedient, clumsy or graceful, empathic or cold…and you yourself may live to an old age happily married or alone with only robots to comfort you.

Play as male or female, gay or straight, with nine characters to romance, four alternate climax chapters, and over seventy achievements to unlock.

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows XP
    • OS: 10.6
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
11.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 6
This is a very good interactive story, and im glad it was my first exposure to "Choice of Games".
It's very interesting, and pretty immersive.
The choices in this one aint no joke either. I did a playthrough once, then did a repeat of the first playthrough, varying just a couple of my choices and was jarred at how easily things had gone from a nice domestic and fulfilling life with my family in the first playthrough to being the cause of a robot war and being strangled to death by my own creation.

choices matter 4 real and its gr8
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
15.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 29
Great choose your own adventure style game!

In COR you can:
-start a robot uprising
-get too much money to be useful
-get too litle money and cry
-marry a robot
-name a robot pickle
-make a pickle factory
-name everything pickle
and more.

very replayable and VERY worth the price!
10/10 would make killer pickle again.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
21.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 6
"Just think, Acacia," you say. "If this works, we'll be able to watch so much of human history go by together."
"If it works," Acacia says glumly. "But you are so fragile. And this has never been done before."
You pat Acacia on the back. "Hey," you say. "I'll be okay."
Acacia gives you a solemn look. "If you die, I will destroy myself as well."
"No, this is a part of your education, too. Remember that everyone you meet must face losing loved ones someday."
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 5
F*cking amazing. Only done one run through of this game, admittedly, but plan on MANY more. So fluid, every decision has consequences(in ways you probably won't realize until WAY down the line), and the remifications are staggering. I made a world where robosexuality was a thing(yes, I married my own), and although I don't know of any passing a Turing test, I'm certain they could. I laid the foundation for a world where humans and robots live as equals, with humans becoming more robotic themselves should they choose. In just over 2 hours I cried, laughed, got ♥♥♥♥♥♥ off, and genuinely loved. If you don't buy and enjoy this game, it's simply because it's too over your head. And I pity you.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 9
One of the greatest games I have ever played. Do yourself a favour and buy this game!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
7.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 6
Started dating a nice girl I met at a coffie shop, eventually got married. Built robots, refused to have a child who isn't a robot. Start cheating on her with a sexbot of my own creation, eventually divorce her. Try to become a robot myself, spending so much time on it that all my relationships (even the one with my sexbot) completally deteriorate. End up dying before it is finished realizing that I sacrificed everything that I once loved to pursue the unrealistic ideal of creating a life that could live up to that of a human.

10/10 Would completally crush my soul again.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 6
This game has genuinely moved me. It expertly handles topics like friendship, love, spirituality, and death while also leaving the option for me to be comical and care free. The fantastic narrative that evolved in my playthrough was one of love and compassion, and I felt deeply connected to my characters, so much so that it's been hours since I played and I still feel somber at having finished the story, never to see them again. What an incredible game this was.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 21
I've never played those kind of games before, I was quite surprise when I played this little experiment.
Some of the choices seemed somewhat limited, but that's just the way it is, I can only imagine how complicated it was to make it and I really appreciate the result. It is very fun to explore the possibilities and to attach yourself to the characters you create. Shout out to my girl, Hope, you were my best friend (to my character on the game, that is, not me personally, I already went through that phase).
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 20

Autonomy: 34 (Transhuman)
Military: 14 (Stable)
Empathy: 28 (Amazing)
Grace: 22 (Impressive)

It was way exactly how i wanted to live my life...I stood for my robot when the university fired me. I founded a company and failed. Had the love of my life in every part of my life, thanks to the technology and dexterity i created in robots my mother is saved. Ariel, formed a bridge between humanity and robots and with it the world has become a more peaceful and orderly place.

10/10 buy this gem
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 22
You can give your robot wheels and name rhim Wheelie.

10/10 IGN
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10.5 hrs
Posted: October 24
I want to like this game, and I almost do. I've played through many times. I love science fiction, it's well-written, and the choices really do affect the outcome (if unpredictably, at times). The problem is that you can't save or go back a "page." This is probably by design to make your choices feel more weighty. However, given that the outcomes of your decisions can be unpredictable, it has often lead me to abrupt game overs. And then... I have to slog through the whole thing again to get back to that point, and try again. You can't just go back one step and continue the story.

It's maddening, it's frustrating, and in my opinion it just makes the game not fun to play. I don't want to have to click through dozens of pages, carefully re-selecting my exact choices, just to get back to my original point and try again because I was blind-sided and died.

Would whole-heartedly recommend if they implemented such a simple feature that would greatly enhance playability. It would also be nice if it had better keyboard support (i.e., type a number to select a choice, scrolling). Having to use a touchpad or mouse was servicable, but less convenient and comfortable than it could be.
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1.3 hrs
Posted: October 22
If you have potato-tier PC and nothing else to do, this might fill your void. You'd have to be patient as it involves a lot of reading
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17.2 hrs
Posted: October 22
An amazing game :3 I had fun playing it over and over but couldn't help always chose nicer options for my robots, would recommend this game as it's very fun.

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Oryx and Spook
20.0 hrs
Posted: October 15
Has choices: what Telltale games want to be but aren't.
Also, game is some mad craic
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Joesph Joestar
7.3 hrs
Posted: October 15
You can't stop the pickles
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18.9 hrs
Posted: October 14
I think this may be the best of all the "Choice of" games. Really great writing, diverse storylines, and an excellently built, cohesive world! I'd love to see more from this author. ^_^b Definitely my favourite of this genre of game. <3
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d1g1t@l wisp
4.8 hrs
Posted: October 13
This is simply phenomenal
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