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* PersonalityPowers: Inverted. Being a light magic practitioner grants a reputation for kindness, regardless of actual personality. Similarly, if you practice dark magic, people will make negative assumptions about you.


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* PowerStereotypeFlip: Being a light magic practitioner grants a reputation for kindness, regardless of actual personality. Similarly, if you practice dark magic, people will make negative assumptions about you.

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* XanatosGambit: [[spoiler: Grimald]], argues against the plan to kidnap Guenevere so he has the moral high ground, offers her a chance to broker peace after the kidnapping to gain her favor if she survives, then arranges for assassins to deal with her after she escapes and pin the blame on Maligaunt. [[spoiler: Duchess Tilda]] says that's typical of him, always arranging it so any possible outcome serves him.


* AllLoveIsUnrequited: Potentially - Guen can remain indifferent to her various love interests, while manipulating them to fall for her regardless (not that Lancelot needs any encouragement).

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* AllLoveIsUnrequited: Potentially - Guen Potentially—Guen can remain indifferent to her various love interests, while manipulating them to fall for her regardless (not that Lancelot needs any encouragement).


So begins ''Guenevere'', a ChooseYourOwnAdventure game written by Jean Townsend, and written in [[Creator/ChoiceOfGames ChoiceScript]], that places the PlayerCharacter as the newly engaged queen presumptive to Myth/KingArthur. Set in AnachronismStew "Arthurian" Britain, ''Guenevere'' tells the story of a new queen who can choose how she wants to rule, direct her attentions, and shape history. The first chapter of the game has been completed, and the first half of the second chapter is also [[https://forum.choiceofgames.com/t/guenevere-wip/1996 available to play]].

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So begins ''Guenevere'', a ChooseYourOwnAdventure game written by Jean Townsend, and written Townsend in [[Creator/ChoiceOfGames ChoiceScript]], that places the PlayerCharacter as the newly engaged queen presumptive to Myth/KingArthur. Set in AnachronismStew "Arthurian" Britain, ''Guenevere'' tells the story of a new queen who can choose how she wants to rule, direct her attentions, and shape history. The first chapter of the game has been completed, and the first half of the second chapter is also [[https://forum.choiceofgames.com/t/guenevere-wip/1996 available to play]].


* SlapSlapKiss: When Lance [[spoiler: [[ForcefulKiss forcefully kisses Guen]], she has the option to attack him. She can then continue doing so ([[CrowningMomentOfFunny while he's dodging and apologizing profusely]]), break down in tears, then kiss him.]]

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* SlapSlapKiss: When Lance [[spoiler: [[ForcefulKiss forcefully kisses Guen]], she has the option to attack him. She can then continue doing so ([[CrowningMomentOfFunny while (while he's dodging and apologizing profusely]]), profusely), break down in tears, then kiss him.]]


* AmazonBrigade: The small, but capable, Order of {{Boudica}}.

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* AmazonBrigade: The small, but capable, Order of {{Boudica}}.UsefulNotes/{{Boudica}}.


* FeministFantasy: The main character is the queen of Britain and can be played any number of ways, including as a competent leader, a master swordswoman, and either a dark or light sorceress.

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* FeministFantasy: The main character is the queen Queen of Britain and can be played any number of ways, including as a competent leader, a master swordswoman, and either a dark or light sorceress.



* LoveTriangle: The game allows for the traditional Arthur-Guenevere-Lancelot triangle of Arthurian Mythology, or by player choice a [[SiblingTriangle Arthur-Guenevere-Morgana]] or Lancelot-Guenevere-Morgana triangle –- [[YouCantFightFate although Guen will be married to Arthur no matter what]].

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* LoveTriangle: The game allows for the traditional Arthur-Guenevere-Lancelot triangle of Arthurian Mythology, or mythology, or, by player choice choice, a [[SiblingTriangle Arthur-Guenevere-Morgana]] or Lancelot-Guenevere-Morgana triangle –- [[YouCantFightFate although Guen will be married to Arthur no matter what]].



* MakingLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces: Guen can have an OptionalSexualEncounter with Arthur [[spoiler: in the middle of a forest on the eve of a battle]], one with Morgana [[spoiler: on a boat where they're both being held prisoner]] and one with Lancelot [[spoiler: in the middle of the Frankish countryside.]]

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* MakingLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces: Guen can have an OptionalSexualEncounter with Arthur [[spoiler: in the middle of a forest on the eve of a battle]], one with Morgana [[spoiler: on a boat where they're both being held prisoner]] prisoner]], and one with Lancelot [[spoiler: in the middle of the Frankish countryside.]]



* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: There's clearly ''something'' unnatural going on with the attraction between Lancelot and Guenevere, but the extent to which its affecting their emotions is up in the air for now.

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* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: There's clearly ''something'' unnatural going on with the attraction between Lancelot and Guenevere, but the extent to which its it's affecting their emotions is up in the air for now.



* PimpedOutDress: Guen's wedding dress, which has a ten foot train among other things.

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* PimpedOutDress: Guen's wedding dress, which has a ten foot train train, among other things.



* PluckyGirl: Guen can remain convivial and good-natured, even in the face of a murder attempt during her wedding ceremony.

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* PluckyGirl: Guen can remain convivial and good-natured, good-natured even in the face of a murder attempt during her wedding ceremony.



* PurpleIsPowerful: The embroidery on Guen's wedding dress has royal purple added to it in reference to her engagement to the king.

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* PurpleIsPowerful: The embroidery on Guen's wedding dress has royal purple added to it in reference to her engagement to the king.King.



* SmallStepsHero: Arthur, to the point that he's constantly giving second (and third, and fourth, and fifth) chances to people who've shown him nothing but contempt. If Guen goes along with his policy and grants leniency to Hrothulf (who just tried to assassinate her!), he'll [[spoiler: [[UngratefulBastard lead a series of attacks harassing Britain's borders]] [[NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished while his wife steps up her attempts to assassinate Guen.]]]]

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* SmallStepsHero: Arthur, to the point that he's constantly giving second (and third, and fourth, and fifth) chances to people who've shown him nothing but contempt. If Guen goes along with his policy and grants leniency to Hrothulf (who just tried to assassinate her!), he'll [[spoiler: [[UngratefulBastard lead a series of attacks harassing Britain's borders]] borders]], [[NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished while his wife steps up her attempts to assassinate Guen.]]]]



* WhiteMagicianGirl: A Light magic-specialized Guen.

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* WhiteMagicianGirl: A Light light magic-specialized Guen.


* BewitchedAmphibians: Some of the wards in Merlin's tower are said to have this effect on trespassers; Arthur admits to having been a victim of one in the past and claims "Being a newt is kind of interesting."

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* BewitchedAmphibians: Some of the wards in Merlin's tower are said to have this effect on trespassers; Arthur admits to having been a victim of one in the past and claims "Being "being a newt is kind of interesting."



* EvilIsPetty: Hrothulf and Cornelia hire a Byzantine assassin and wage war against Arthur for no other reason than that Arthur's father didn't agree for him to marry their daughter.

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* EvilIsPetty: Hrothulf and Cornelia hire a Byzantine assassin and wage war against Arthur for no other reason than that Arthur's father council didn't agree for him to marry their daughter.


So begins ''Guenevere'', a ChooseYourOwnAdventure game written by Jean Townsend, hosted at Creator/ChoiceOfGames, that places the PlayerCharacter as the newly engaged queen presumptive to Myth/KingArthur. Set in AnachronismStew "Arthurian" Britain, ''Guenevere'' tells the story of a new queen who can choose how she wants to rule, direct her attentions, and shape history. The first chapter of the game has been completed, and the first half of the second chapter is also [[https://forum.choiceofgames.com/t/guenevere-wip/1996 available to play]].

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So begins ''Guenevere'', a ChooseYourOwnAdventure game written by Jean Townsend, hosted at Creator/ChoiceOfGames, and written in [[Creator/ChoiceOfGames ChoiceScript]], that places the PlayerCharacter as the newly engaged queen presumptive to Myth/KingArthur. Set in AnachronismStew "Arthurian" Britain, ''Guenevere'' tells the story of a new queen who can choose how she wants to rule, direct her attentions, and shape history. The first chapter of the game has been completed, and the first half of the second chapter is also [[https://forum.choiceofgames.com/t/guenevere-wip/1996 available to play]].


** Count Grimald is attempting to play multiple sides at once, while allowing himself as many outs as he can manage, to try to take control of Frankenmarsh.

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** Count Grimald is attempting to play multiple sides at once, while allowing himself as many outs as he can manage, to try to take control of Frankenmarsh.Frankmarch.

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* ObfuscatingStupidity: [[spoiler: Duchess Tilda]] pretends to be utterly vapid at the beginning of Book II, but is revealed to be a competent spy later.


* AdaptationalBadass: Guenevere, potentially. In the original source material, she usually isn't represented as a powerful swordswoman or sorceress, but can be played as such in the game.
* AerithAndBob: Characters's names are usually taken from that of actual players in Arthurian legend. Some of these, like Julia or Arthur, are still relatively common today. Others, like Leodegrance, are not.

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* AdaptationalBadass: Guenevere, potentially. In the original source material, she usually isn't represented as a powerful swordswoman or sorceress, but can be played as such either or both in the game.
* AerithAndBob: Characters's Characters' names are usually taken from that of actual players in Arthurian legend. Some of these, like Julia or Arthur, are still relatively common today. Others, like Leodegrance, are not.



* AltarDiplomacy: Guen's father arranges her marriage to Arthur to further Cornwall's status and Guen occasionally reflects on the fact that another woman could easily be in her shoes if her father had offered a less beneficial alliance.

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* AltarDiplomacy: Guen's father arranges her marriage to Arthur to further Cornwall's status status, and Guen occasionally reflects on the fact that another woman could easily be in her shoes if her father had offered a less beneficial alliance.



* {{Asexuality}}: Guen can specify whether she's sexually or romantically attracted to any gender, or none at all.

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* {{Asexuality}}: An option; Guen can specify whether she's sexually or romantically attracted to any gender, or none at all.



* BecauseDestinySaysSo: Merlin makes oblique comments concerning this at Guen's first attendance of the Round Table, but what specifically he's referring to has yet to be revealed.

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* BecauseDestinySaysSo: Merlin makes oblique comments concerning this at Guen's first attendance of the Round Table, but what specifically he's referring to referencing has yet to be revealed.



** Morgana has a mixed reputation due to her prowess in dark magic and her standoffish behavior, but she's an excellent friend to Guen given the chance, and generally a kind-hearted, good person.

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** Morgana has a mixed reputation due to her prowess in dark magic and her standoffish behavior, behavior; but she loves Arthur, she's an excellent friend to Guen given the chance, and generally she's a kind-hearted, good person.



* EvilWeapon: Meligaunt has a giant-forged sword imbued with powerful dark magic, which Guen can potentially covet or want to destroy. [[spoiler:Guen can try take the sword for herself if she goes to rescue Arthur or - provided he has high enough trust - send Lancelot to do retrieve it for her.]]

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* EvilWeapon: Meligaunt has a giant-forged sword imbued with powerful dark magic, which Guen can potentially covet or want to destroy. [[spoiler:Guen can try take the sword for herself if she goes to rescue Arthur or - provided he has high enough trust - send Lancelot to do retrieve it for her.]]



* ForcefulKiss: [[spoiler:Lancelot to Guen at the halfway point of Book Two, thanks to the attraction spell between them. Guen's possible reactions vary from returning it to being outright furious.]]

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* ForcefulKiss: [[spoiler:Lancelot to Guen at the halfway point of Book Two, II, thanks to the attraction spell between them. Guen's possible reactions vary from returning it to being outright furious.]]



** Arthur and Lancelot, which makes Lancelot's attraction to Guen all the more uncomfortable for him. [[spoiler: He deals with it by spending as much time abroad as possible during the time-skip, which depresses Arthur considerably.]]

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** Arthur and Lancelot, which makes Lancelot's attraction to Guen all the more uncomfortable for him. [[spoiler: He deals with it by spending as much time abroad as possible during the time-skip, timeskip, which depresses Arthur considerably.]]



* TheIdealist: Arthur determinedly believes the best of everyone around him and is willing to give second-chances, even to people who've tried to kill him, believing that they can always reform if given the chance.

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* TheIdealist: Arthur determinedly believes the best of everyone around him and is willing to give second-chances, second chances, even to people who've tried to kill him, believing that they can always reform if given the chance.



** Morgana is a sarcastic, composed and attractive magic user.

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** Morgana is a sarcastic, composed composed, and attractive magic user.



* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Even before they start behaving openly villainous, a reader can probably surmise that [[spoiler: Meligaunt and Grimald]] are up to no good based on their names alone.

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* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Even before they start behaving their behavior becomes openly villainous, a reader can probably surmise that [[spoiler: Meligaunt and Grimald]] are up to no good based on their names alone.



* ParentalAbandonment: Arthur was raised by his foster father Ector and wasn't even aware of who his birth parents were until he became king.

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* ParentalAbandonment: Arthur was raised by his foster father Ector Ector, and wasn't even aware of who his birth parents were until he became king.



* SlapSlapKiss When Lance [[spoiler: [[ForcefulKiss forcefully kisses Guen]], she has the option to attack him. She can then continue doing so ([[CrowningMomentOfFunny while he's dodging and apologizing profusely]]), break down in tears, then kiss him.]]

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* SlapSlapKiss SlapSlapKiss: When Lance [[spoiler: [[ForcefulKiss forcefully kisses Guen]], she has the option to attack him. She can then continue doing so ([[CrowningMomentOfFunny while he's dodging and apologizing profusely]]), break down in tears, then kiss him.]]



* SpotTheImposter: Taken up to 11 when [[spoiler:Meligaunt fills Camelot with over a ''dozen'' doppelgangers of Guen and himself.]] The castle falls into chaos as everyone tries to determine who's real.

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* SpotTheImposter: Taken up to 11 UpToEleven when [[spoiler:Meligaunt fills Camelot with over a ''dozen'' doppelgangers of Guen and himself.]] The castle falls into chaos as everyone tries to determine who's real.


* VideoGameCaringPotential: You can devote yourself to being the best queen you can be, developing a relationship for kindness and wisdom and nurturing relationships with the people around you.

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* VideoGameCaringPotential: You can devote yourself to being the best queen you can be, developing a relationship reputation for kindness and wisdom and nurturing relationships with the people around you.

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* CastFromHitPoints: Dark Magic is physically exhausting to the user if they don't have an external source of power.


** If you don't explicitly take steps to pursue her, you won't see any indication of Morgana's [[note]]confirmed by WordOfGod as bisexual[[/note]] sexuality.

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** If you don't explicitly take steps to pursue her, you won't see any indication of Morgana's [[note]]confirmed Morgana's[[note]]confirmed by WordOfGod as bisexual[[/note]] sexuality.



* EvilIsPetty: Hrothulf and Cornelia hire a Byzantine assassin and wage war against Arthur for no other reason than that she was

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* EvilIsPetty: Hrothulf and Cornelia hire a Byzantine assassin and wage war against Arthur for no other reason than that she was Arthur's father didn't agree for him to marry their daughter.



** Lance is clearly quite taken with Guenevere from the moment he sees her [[spoiler: [[MaybeMagicMaybeMundane although later events indicate this might not be a normal attraction.]]]]

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** Lance is clearly quite taken with Guenevere from the moment he sees her [[spoiler: [[MaybeMagicMaybeMundane her, [[spoiler:[[MaybeMagicMaybeMundane although later events indicate this might not be a normal attraction.]]]]



** Guen can express misery at the way her position prevents her from being with her chosen lover.

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** Guen can express misery at the way her position prevents her from being with her chosen lover.lover, or that she feels bad about going behind Arthur's back.



* SpotTheImposter: Taken up to 11 when [[spoiler: Meligaunt fills Camelot with over a ''dozen'' doppelgangers of Guen and himself.]] The castle falls into chaos as everyone tries to determine who's real.

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* SpotTheImposter: Taken up to 11 when [[spoiler: Meligaunt [[spoiler:Meligaunt fills Camelot with over a ''dozen'' doppelgangers of Guen and himself.]] The castle falls into chaos as everyone tries to determine who's real.



* SympatheticAdulterer: Both Guen and Morgana are married, but can enter into extramarital relationships (with each other, or Guen separately with Lancelot). This is treated sympathetically because neither of them had a choice about entering into their {{arranged marriage}}s with men they'd never met before.

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* SympatheticAdulterer: Both Guen and Morgana are married, but can enter into extramarital relationships (with each other, or Guen separately with Lancelot). This is treated sympathetically because neither of them had a choice about entering into their {{arranged marriage}}s with men they'd never met before. Unusually for this trope, neither Arthur nor Morgana's husband are portrayed negatively over this -- Arthur tries his best to be a good husband to Guen, with no hints of controlling or abusive behaviour.



* UngratefulBastard: Hrothulf and Cornelia only [[spoiler: step up their harassment of Guen and Arthur if Guen spares Hrothulf.]]

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* UngratefulBastard: Hrothulf and Cornelia only [[spoiler: step [[spoiler:step up their harassment of Guen and Arthur if Guen spares Hrothulf.]]

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