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Choose Your Own Adventure

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Top 150 best Steam games of all time tagged with Choose Your Own Adventure, according to gamer reviews.

Rank, title, date, tags, platforms and price Score Rating
8.36
98% 2,603 votes
8.32
97% 5,083 votes
8.16
97% 1,396 votes
8.06
95% 1,355 votes

Correlated tags

Correlation is how often another tag appears together with this tag. If one in every five games tagged with Choose Your Own Adventure is also tagged with a correlated tag, the correlated tag has 20% correlation. 100% correlation means the pair of tags always appear together.

Tags most frequently applied to the same games as Choose Your Own Adventure, with at least 15% correlation.

  1. Adventure 63%
  2. Visual Novel 49%
  3. Choices Matter 48%
  4. Singleplayer 47%
  5. Story Rich 47%
  6. Casual 42%
  7. 2D 41%
  8. Multiple Endings 38%
  9. Indie 34%
  10. Interactive Fiction 31%
  11. RPG 30%
  12. Simulation 29%
  13. Atmospheric 24%
  14. Romance 24%
  15. Cute 22%
  16. Anime 22%
  17. Exploration 22%
  18. Text-Based 21%
  19. Dating Sim 20%
  20. 3D 19%
  21. Colorful 19%
  22. Fantasy 18%
  23. Sexual Content 18%
  24. Female Protagonist 16%
  25. Comedy 15%
  26. Drama 15%
  27. Nudity 15%

The Choose Your Own Adventure tag refers to a type of interactive storytelling found in video games. It is named after the popular book series of the same name, which allowed readers to make choices that directly influenced the outcome of the story.

In video games tagged as "Choose Your Own Adventure," players are presented with narrative-driven gameplay where they have agency over the story's progression. The choices made by players can alter the events, impact character relationships, and ultimately lead to different outcomes. This allows for multiple branching paths and varied experiences within a single game.

Key features of Choose Your Own Adventure games include:

  • Interactive Storytelling These games prioritize narrative and player choice, often featuring extensive dialogue options or decision points that significantly influence the course of events.
  • Multiple Endings Unlike linear narratives with fixed conclusions, Choose Your Own Adventure games offer various possible outcomes based on players' decisions. Different choices may result in unique endings, encouraging replayability.
  • Persistent Consequences Choices made early in the game can have lasting effects on subsequent events, characters' attitudes towards you, or even alter entire plotlines. This adds depth and complexity to each playthrough.

Examples of popular Choose Your Own Adventure-style games include:

  • Life is Strange series Developed by Dontnod Entertainment, these episodic adventure games put players in the shoes of characters with time-manipulation abilities. Decisions made by players during pivotal moments affect relationships, character dynamics, and ripple effects that alter the narrative's trajectory.
  • Telltale Games' The Walking Dead This episodic series adapted from the popular comic book franchise showcases an emotionally driven story where player options affect relationships and survival. Each decision can lead to drastic consequences for both the main character and other fellow survivors within a world infested by zombies.
  • The Witcher series Developed by CD Projekt Red, these RPGs allow players to make decisions that significantly impact how events unfold throughout Geralt's journeys. Players shape their personal storyline through moral choices regarding alliances, romance options, and political involvement.

Choose Your Own Adventure games offer players a sense of agency and immersion in dynamically evolving narratives, allowing them to shape their own stories based on personal preferences and moral compasses.

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