The Golden Age of heroes is over, but you're just beginning. Will you use your powers to help the world or help yourself?
All Reviews:
5 user reviews - Need more user reviews to generate a score
Release Date:
Apr 14, 2017
Developer:
Publisher:

Sign in to add this item to your wishlist, follow it, or mark it as not interested

Buy Paradigm City

SPECIAL PROMOTION! Offer ends July 9

-25%
$3.99
$2.99

Buy Every Game from Hosted Games BUNDLE (?)

Includes 59 items: Tin Star, Zombie Exodus, A Study in Steampunk: Choice by Gaslight, Community College Hero: Trial by Fire, The Lost Heir 2: Forging a Kingdom, The Lost Heir: The Fall of Daria, Sabres of Infinity, Guns of Infinity, Best of Us, Machinations: Fog of War, Fatehaven, Samurai of Hyuga, Samurai of Hyuga Book 2, Zombie Exodus: Safe Haven, Zombie Exodus: Safe Haven - Skill Point Bonus, Evertree Inn, The Lost Heir 3: Demon War, Life of a Mobster, Life of a Wizard, Foundation of Nightmares, Trial of the Demon Hunter, Captive of Fortune, Highlands, Deep Waters, Samurai of Hyuga Book 3, Magikiras, The Great Tournament, The Great Tournament 2, Highway Wars, Wayhaven Chronicles: Book One, Fallen Hero: Rebirth, Zombie Exodus: Safe Haven - Part Two, Community College Hero: Knowledge is Power, Doomsday on Demand 2, Doomsday on Demand, The Harbinger's Head, Unnatural, The Last Wizard, The Magician's Burden, Nuclear Powered Toaster, The Twelve Trials, Love at Elevation, The Aether: Life as a God, Dragon Racer, Sordwin: The Evertree Saga, Totem Force, Zombie Exodus: Safe Haven - Double Skill Points Bonus, Zombie Exodus: Safe Haven - Attribute Points Bonus, Keeper of the Sun and Moon, Gladiator: Road to the Colosseum, The Grim and I, Paradigm City, Zombien, Samurai of Hyuga Book 4, Samurai of Hyuga Book 4 - Side Stories 1-10, Hero or Villain: Genesis, War for the West, Breach: The Archangel Job, Street Jam: The Rise, Wayhaven Chronicles: Book Two

-15%
-42%
$239.41
$138.62
 

About This Game

The Golden Age of heroes is over, but you're just beginning. Will you use your powers to help the world or help yourself? Set on a near-future Earth that has been irrevocably altered by the arrival of superhumans, the world has been dealing with a radical shift in the nature of humanity. For thirty years, those with world-altering powers - referred to as capes - have been at the forefront of the world's media. There has been heroes, there has been villains, and there has been world-shattering confrontations when those two groups came into contact. For a time, those individuals walked the world like modern deities. For a time, it was good.

But things change. Given time, all things resolve to entropy.

The Golden Age is over. The player, a member of the newest graduating class of an international academy for powered individuals, needs to find their place in this new world, and whether that place will be determined by their own hand - or by the machinations of others. Assigned to the troubled Paradigm City, it'll be up to the player to determine whether their name becomes a byword for fame or infamy, idealism or pragmatism, and loyalty or ambition.

Paradigm City is a 110,000 word interactive fantasy novel by James Rhoden, 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.

  • Play as male, female or non-binary, straight, gay or bi!
  • Experience your life from youth to the end of your first big mission!
  • Multiple endings, with differences both big and small! How will your actions affect the future of the world?
  • Utilize the three precepts of epic heroism - brawn, bravado and brains - to solve challenges!
  • Increase the potency of your electrokinetic superpower to overcome dangerous threats!
  • Work with a team of elite heroes to solve a mystery - your relationships with them will determine their fates, and whether you'll learn their stories.
  • Uncover and unveil a conspiracy, or work to use it for your own ends!
  • Embrace the traditional values of the classical crusader, or embody the cutting-edge pragmatics of modern powered heroes!
  • Sixty achievements!
  • Three romance options to choose from - or don't, and keep things strictly professional!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.9
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04

What Curators Say

4 Curators have reviewed this product. Click here to see them.

Customer reviews

Review Type


Purchase Type


Language


Date Range
To view reviews within a date range, please click and drag a selection on a graph above or click on a specific bar.

Show graph



Playtime
Filter reviews by the user's playtime when the review was written:



No minimum to No maximum
Display As:
Show graph
 
Hide graph
 
Filters
Excluding Off-topic Review Activity
Playtime:
There are no more reviews that match the filters set above
Adjust the filters above to see other reviews
Loading reviews...