Kidnapped! A Royal Birthday

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About this game

Escape your captors…and endure your rescuers, but don't be late to the ball! When you are kidnapped, you must take charge of your rescue, and reclaim your rightful throne.

Kidnapped! A Royal Birthday is a 158,000-word interactive comedy by Charles Battersby, 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.

Conspirators have imprisoned you in a tower, and are plotting to usurp your throne. And it's your birthday! Take command of the inept but well-intended crew sent to rescue you from your tower–a brazen knight, a snarky amazon, a cursed enchantress, and a humble peasant. Work together to escape your captors, outwitting your foes to make it back to the castle and regain your power as royal Heir.

But first: fight the three-headed chimera, the two-eyed biclops, and a horde of insatiable gnomes!(They're surprisingly dangerous after a few drinks). Wield swords, magic, or fight with your wits and grace. If all else fails, pummel your enemies with a chamberpot tied to a stick.

*Play as male, female, or nonbinary, gay, straight, bisexual, or asexual
*Act like a damsel in distress (or an imperiled person) and let your rescuers do the work, or grab a sword and fight your own battles.
* Unravel the conspiracy behind your abduction and thwart your scheming siblings.
*Side with the aristocrats, or join a peasant rebellion.
*Gain stature to prove that you are the one true Heir.
*Harness fairy magic to bewilder and defeat your foes!
*Disguise yourself as an Elder Vampire, stare down a giant, and take a nap in a glass coffin!
*Find love with any or your rescuers...or marry a goblin (you know you're curious).
*Bring peace to the kingdom, or revel in the chaos of civil war.
Updated on
Mar 27, 2022

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Location, App activity and 2 others
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119 reviews
January 10, 2022
I haven't reviewed one of these in a while. I buy these kinds of stories all of the time. This one was very creative! Fascinating! I wish this author had more stories. I enjoyed the fact that there was a good balance of choices and storytelling. One I bought previously started off with a decent amount of choices, then after you purchased the entire story, it stopped giving you choices and took the storytelling away from the reader. I was very happy this one did not resort to such tactics.
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Charvi Kumar
October 27, 2020
Aside from a couple of continuity errors and programming issues, it's funny, tongue-in-cheek, and hits all the right notes on adventures. The romance isn't great but most Choice of Games books don't focus that heavily on romance anyway. With regards to the ending, everyone liked me, and I won my own duel, became the queen, married my true love, discovered who was behind a whole lot of the plot and still feel unsatisfied. I'm a lot happier now after realising how tough it was for others though
9 people found this review helpful
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Alex Grayson
August 21, 2020
Needs a save system and a better explanation of stats. I put a couple of hours into this only to die at the end even though no one hated my character. The characters are fun and the plot is interesting, but I felt like my stats didn't matter.
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