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  • Publisher: Tin Man Games
  • Genre:
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 198.3 MB
  • Version: 1.3
  • Price: $3.99
  • Average User Rating: 5 (1)
App description: A choosable pathway, interactive RPG, digital gamebook! Zach Weinersmith + Wil Wheaton + Tin Man Games = AWESOME!

"You are a clone raised by the mysterious Silene Monks. Once the guardians of peace and justice in the galaxy, they have long since been superseded by modern technology. Now they spend most of their time hanging out and playing video games.

But you are not like the rest of your clone brothers. You have been chosen for a special destiny. Make the right decisions and you'll complete your training, explore a universe full of adventure, and prove yourself a hero. Make the wrong decisions and you'll be dead. Really dead. Its hard to emphasise just how dead you will be. So here's a pre tip for you: try to make the right decisions."

Written by Zach Weinersmith, creator of the hilarious award-winning comic strip 'Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal'.

You're a clone who sets out to find your place in a cold, uncaring, but also kickass and ridiculous futuristic world, solving challenging puzzles and fighting monsters along the way. It's like D&D for people who are too cool for other people!

PLEASE NOTE - Due to mature content this app is intended for readers who are 17+ only. It is not recommended for children.

Exclusive new features in the app:

Wil Wheaton voice over! Listen to Wil Wheaton whisper things like "love", "Plasmaster", "moral ambiguity", and "disappointment" into your ear.
All new death endings, written by Zach himself. Not available in the print book!
Achievements to find throughout the gamebook.
Collect all your extremely unfunny puns that you get to say!
Play the gamebook following all the rules, or cheat all you want!

Trial of the clone has been brought to iOS devices using Tin Man Games critically acclaimed Gamebook Adventures Engine featuring:

An automated Adventure Sheet to keep track of stats and inventory.
Artwork gallery. Find an illustration in the gamebook and be able to access it full-screen forever.
Bookmarking system which saves your position in the gamebook, much like putting your fingers between the pages to remember your previous page when reading the paperback!
Specially composed soundtrack.
Adjustable font sizes.
Read in landscape or portrait on your iPad!
Universal app. Buy it once and it works on all your devices.


"A hilariously entertaining new addition to the gamebook genre, Trial of the Clone is a brilliant way to spend a rainy afternoon." - POCKET GAMER, 8 out of 10 - Silver Award!

"I've finally gotten around to reading my copy and it's an absolute delight." - BOING BOING

"I wont dawdle with getting this out there: I love Trial of the Clone. It made me laugh numerous times and it made me want to replay it many, many times just so I could see how things could work out differently. It's simply brilliant." - 148APPS, 4.5 out of 5 - Editor's Choice!

"If I really wanted to be lazy, I could summarize my review for Tin Man Games newest app Trial of the Clone like this: Buy the damn thing- NOW." - JUST PRESS START

"This story touches so many GeekDad hotspots, there is a possibility that this post may self-implode in the awesomeness described here. Page after page, choice after choice, Trial of the Clone is very funny. The result is a glorious experience." - GEEKDAD

killercow's comments:

04-16-2013, 04:40 AM
Trial of the Clone - (by Tin Man Games)[Universal]


Last edited by killercow; 04-16-2013 at 04:42 AM.

04-16-2013, 04:42 AM
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I was faster than you this time round!

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04-16-2013, 05:07 AM
Originally Posted by killercow View Post
I was faster than you this time round!
Can`t argue about that, those - ()[] taking to much time
04-16-2013, 07:42 AM
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That's the release of the week for me! Thanks for the heads up.

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04-16-2013, 08:48 AM
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Aha... Now that's instabuy. The Star Wars-esque, Dune-ish feel i get from the screenshots makes sure of that.

Exact-Psience My 2014 Top 10 Games of the Year: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Hearthstone, VVVVVV, Battleheart Legacy, Wayward Souls, Bug Heroes 2, Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville, Deep Loot, Monument Valley, Bioshock Honorable Mentions: Traps N Gemstones, Bardbarian, Goblin Sword
04-16-2013, 01:06 PM
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Thank God I Just Topped Up The Account!

Originally Posted by NickFalk View Post

Worst idea ever!
04-16-2013, 01:12 PM
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2.49p for this is pretty much the definition of stealing.

On a side note, I was in Forbidden Planet the day and came across a copy of Blood of the Zombies and had what can only be described as a nerdgasm.

Last edited by Andy C83; 04-16-2013 at 01:59 PM.
04-16-2013, 01:47 PM
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The price isn't the issue for me but the filesize is

Anyone played this yet. Opinions?
04-16-2013, 02:01 PM
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Wil Wheaton! Insta-buy on that alone. I love his voice, everybody needs to listen to him read the Audio Book version of Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, seriously you will have multiple nerdgasms within the first 5 minutes!

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