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About this game

Overthrow your father's regime with his own secret experimental fighter plane! Dogfight dieselpunk aeros to save your city and the iron jungle beneath it.

"Empyrean" is an interactive "flying ace" novel by Kyle Marquis where your choices control the story. It's entirely text-based--325,000 words, without graphics or sound effects--and fueled by the vast, unstoppable power of your imagination.

Far below the city of Actorius lies the mysterious world of the Deep Tech--creatures and plants both living and mechanical, and powered by unknown forces. Your father harvests the tech to create experimental airships, and the Revolution that fights his every move races to do the same. Your father's aero, the Empyrean, is governed by Deep Tech dynamics not even he understands.

Only you can fly the Empyrean, match wits against ruthless oligarchs and devious spies, and take to the sky to fight your city’s enemies. But who is the enemy? The Revolution, or the government they say is corrupt? Foreign invaders, or the Deep Tech itself?

In a world of gleaming towers and downtrodden laborers, streaking aeros and deadly rooftop duels, when you risk it all, the sky's the limit!

• Fly the Empyrean, the greatest aircraft ever designed
• Play as a man, a woman, or nonbinary; romance men or women.
• Explore the Deep Tech, a savage mechanical ecosystem below your city.
• Conceal your true identity from your family and the secret police.
• Befriend Wesh, a denizen of the Deep Tech who is both human and machine
• Cross swords in top secret research facilities, elegant cafés, and even atop airplanes in flight!
• Use the Deep Tech and your political authority to improve and protect your city
• Side with the revolution, the government, foreign powers, or the Deep Tech itself!
Updated on
Sep 10, 2023

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This app may share these data types with third parties
Location, App activity and 2 others
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 4 others
Data is encrypted in transit
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Ratings and reviews

358 reviews
Greg Frank
May 31, 2022
The story is great, though I must agree with folks who've stated that some choices are unclear about their stats. In particular, a bad choice at the very end can be lethal, and all I can suggest is to read the options *very* carefully. In retrospect, I think the selection I made first must have tested Tech, which wasn't what I expected. I ran thru it again quickly making the same choices but with a different choice at the end, which turned out to test a better stat for me (probably Cunning).
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A Google user
May 25, 2019
Excellent story, well developed characters. Outcomes respond to attribute profiles, good opportunities to develop traits throughout the course of the game, with choices that clearly correspond to one or another trait(s) and also make sense within context. Would love to see more from this author. I would definitely pay commensurately more for a longer version. Only thing i would change is to offer option of having attribute changes noted after each change, like in some other CoGs.
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A Google user
August 27, 2019
Okay story, but it feels unbalanced. Your stats change too easy, and the options arent well written so you know which stat is being used. For example: you might find an option that says, "if you are quick enough you could repair this or that". Does that option judge your finesse or technical skill? It is very easy to accidentally screw up.
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