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The Word Fell Silent

Sat Dec 17 14:02:19 2011
The Word Fell Silent

Kieran Coghlan's biblical gamebook is now ready.

Judea groans under the rule of the Roman Empire, its king, Herod Agrippa II, nothing more than a puppet for the Roman governor. Some demand action against the Romans, others believe it a mistake to antagonise their masters. And there is turmoil between the different Jewish sects and with the new religion that has grown recently, spreading throughout the Roman World and threatening the Jewish faith: Christianity.

Like the other three gamebooks added recently, it has multiple paths to success. In this case there are three different sects you can belong to, and three different companions you can encounter, so if you feel like a challenge, you could try to complete it for all nine possible combinations.

Tue Dec 20 10:43:00 2011
The Word Fell Silent is very interesting! Too bad I'm not so great with theology or history.

Thu Dec 12 14:26:31 2013
Hmmmm...cleverly constructed story, great vocabulary etc. However a great shame you chose to present esoteric Gnostic nonsense rather than the True Gospel (Good News) of Christianity. Christ Was and IS GOD - clearly the story would have played better had you acknowledged that or at least NOT tried to present the heretical ideas of 6th Century Gnostic believers and their corruption of Early Church Christianity. Pray YOU can find the truth before the End. Jesus DOES Love You. John 3:16.

Thu Dec 12 19:23:37 2013
@ Elijah

While respectfully leaving aside the question of personal belief regarding the true nature of Christ, as this is not the place to proselytize, I do agree that it's rather curious that many otherwise intelligent people misinterpret the very staightforward evidence regarding what Christ claimed about himself.

Mon Dec 16 18:36:26 2013
Skull - non-optimum ending reached
I met Paul, but I don't know what I missed and I died poisoned...

Mon Dec 16 18:53:18 2013
Star - optimum ending reached
I'm not sure about what I did right this time... I just found a different companion for my mission, but on my side I didn't do anything particularly different...

Mon Dec 16 18:55:16 2013
I can't find this gamebook in the downloads list, so I can't be sure about what is the trick...
It will be on the Windhammer site.

Tue Dec 17 04:43:50 2013
Here is where I found the text version of the world fel silent:

Tue Dec 24 09:10:55 2013
Skull - non-optimum ending reached
I like the setting. I find the goal exiting! Great work!

Wed Dec 25 17:23:49 2013
Skull - non-optimum ending reached
Cut down by bandits in the night... road to Ptolemais. ;-) Atmospheric, yet weird to me personally.

Sun Jan 5 08:13:43 2014
Skull - non-optimum ending reached
Great Fun!

Sun Jan 5 14:35:47 2014
Skull - non-optimum ending reached
Cool game. Got to 47, bodyguard killed me. Can someone help me?

Sun Jan 5 17:09:50 2014
Star - optimum ending reached

Mon Jan 20 15:24:30 2014
Star - optimum ending reached
Heavy on the written word and low on decision making.

Tue Jan 21 17:35:11 2014
this gamebook is quite open to different solutions and combinations: there is no one true path.
Have a look at the text version of the adventure (the location of the text version is mentioned few messages ago) and you'll realize this.

Wed Feb 5 03:15:55 2014
Star - optimum ending reached
The historical context is very rich and well researched.

Mon Apr 6 17:01:42 2015
Skull - non-optimum ending reached
Well I died. love the setting and the detail, it reminds me of a comment one of the Doctor who writers made about the historical stories, that there are periods of history just as dangerous and alien as any other planets.

I do wonder though how useful some of the attributes are, sinse Though I believe I died through failing a test of lore and getting the poisoned cup routine, I didn't notice any other tests, ---- unless the website automatically passes tests when you have the right attribute, I'm not sure.

Tue Apr 7 21:11:29 2015
Star - optimum ending reached
Well I did it, though the ending was a bit abrupt.

Coetir Anian
Mon May 11 17:40:59 2015

Though light on decision-making, there are many paths to explore in this book, and it's worth revisiting many times.
Overall a very atmospheric and thought-provoking gamebook; sort of a more serious Life of Brian!

I have to say this author has some of the more unorthodox gamebooks on this site - the Arthurian adventure is also particularly good. Onto my last one now: Hunger of the Wolf!

Thanks a lot for these offerings (no pun intended).

Sat Aug 20 11:07:53 2016
Not IMO a spoiler, but as u can guess, this adventure does not change history. So pointless quest, how ever interesting it is. Moral of the story being:


oy veyowitz
Wed Oct 19 00:43:07 2016
Skull - non-optimum ending reached
the samaritans shoa'd me

Fri Dec 23 11:42:11 2016
Star - optimum ending reached
Hey this was really good. Gonna go back and try the higher SKILL option and see if I can rescue the priestess of Aphrodite...

Tue Mar 28 01:40:57 2017
Star - optimum ending reached
Extreme kudos on making a gamebook with such a controversial plot. It was quite entertaining, and the break from semi-cliched sci-fi plot was good. I typically like more battles, but the choices made up for that. I'm not sure if there are multiple endings, but I may well come back to look for them. The character option was nice too.
Grade: 99

Mon Nov 6 12:05:28 2017
Skull - non-optimum ending reached
Good storyline with multiple options and attributes which you can use.

Tue Nov 28 22:41:37 2017
Star - optimum ending reached

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