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America's Most Eligible is one of the many Visual Novel stories found in Pixelberry's Choices: Stories You Play collection.

You've spontaneously found yourself as a contestant on the tenth season of America's reality TV show, America's Most Eligible. Make friends, enemies, and love as you battle it out to try to avoid being voted off the team!

The second book, America's Most Eligible: All-Stars was released on January 16, 2019 and concluded on May 1. A third book has been announced, with its release date still to be determined.



  • All-Star Cast: In-universe example. All-Stars involves past memorable season contestants returning to the show to compete along with Jamie.
  • And Now for Someone Completely Different: Chapter 19 has a premium choice to show how Adam ended up betrayed and eliminated in the last season from his perspective.
  • Artifact Title: At the end of Book 2, Jamie gets engaged to their chosen love interest, meaning they'll no longer be "eligible" in Book 3.
  • Ascended Fan: Jamie is this after being a last minute replacement for Whitney, the previous contestant who left before the show started. A premium scene with Derek reveals he's a huge fan of the show, now finally having gotten the chance to be on the show.
  • Bi the Way: Just like all Choices games, Jamie can date both male and female partners.
  • Bookcase Passage: A premium scene with Derek in Chapter 2 has Jamie and Derek finding one in the study to a hidden room where there aren’t any cameras or microphones. It's found by titling a copy of “Things That Live in the Woods” by Cora Pritchett.
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  • Bowling for Ratings: The group date that Jamie goes on in Chapter 14 is at a blacklight bowling alley. whoever the loser is (Derek if you win or you if you lose) has to either do a sexy dance on the bar, streak down the block or chug the biggest drink.
  • Bread, Eggs, Milk, Squick: The title of Chapter 4 of All Stars is "Sand, Sun, and Strife".
  • The Cameo:
    • Two of the fans of the show are Edgar and Izzy.
    • A book does this as well. The book that opens the hidden bookcase passage is ''Things That Live In The Woods'' by Cora Pritchard.
    • In Chapter 3 in a premium scene where you help Ivy get phone numbers for the challenge, one of the clubgoers is Aiden and he's just as baked as before.
    • The judges for the acting challenge in Chapter 17 are Chris Winters and Thomas Hunt.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: Jamie if they decide to go the Villain route.
  • Cat Fight: Bianca and Teagan get into one in Chapter 2 when they blame the other for ruining their contest drinks, putting them up for elimination. Choosing to break up the fight causes you to lose a point with Ryder.
  • Character Alignment: A first for a Choices game. In-Universe, during your first confessional, you can decide to be America’s Sweetheart, Villain, or Flirt. Book 2 introduces a new persona, the Wild Card, which involves mixing up the answers from the other personas.
  • Confession Cam: Chapter 1 has Jamie interviewed, with their statements deciding their reality show alignment.
  • Cutting Off the Branches: For All-Stars, even if you eliminated Bianca in favor of Teagan, she's still brought in for the new season. This seems to imply that she was the one picked to survive the first elimination.
  • Decided by One Vote: Chapter 2 does this to Jamie, having won immunity and only having to vote in case of a tie, by having them be the tiebreaker vote between Teagan and Bianca.
  • Developers' Foresight: Jen describes this happening In-Universe to the show. If a contestant takes the Audience Vote Immunity, that means whoever survives the next elimination is up for elimination again the following week even if they aren't in the Bottom Two, as shown in Chapter 7.
  • Eating the Eye Candy: If Jamie does the impromptu pool party, Lina is seen admiring Han’s muscles, which he is very happy to show off.
  • Elimination Catchphrase: “You have been deemed... ineligible”
  • Face–Heel Turn: Chapter 19 has the premium choice to see this happen from Adam's perspective in the last season as his friend Vince puts him up for elimination.
  • Foreshadowing: All-Stars was hinted at as far back as Chapter 5 in a premium choice with Carson as he and Jamie roleplay him pitching show ideas to Piper.
  • Gameplay and Story Segregation: You have to reach ally status with the other contestants to get their votes. If you don't, they'll vote for Ivy in the finale regardless of what happens in the story. It becomes especially ridiculous when it comes to the three love interests.
    • Adam quits in order to keep Jamie from being eliminated and wishes them luck in stopping Ivy from winning... yet he'll still vote for Ivy if the player hasn't reached ally status with him.
    • Mackenzie becomes extremely angry when Jamie is voted out, lashing out at other contestants and making it her personal mission to find out who was responsible (who turns out to be Ivy)... and then votes for Ivy unless the player has reached ally status with her.
    • Even if you reveal to Derek that Ivy used him as her pawn and manipulated him into having a fake showmance, and despite the fact that he frequently talks about how much he admires Jamie, he still votes for Ivy if the player hasn't reached ally status with him.
  • Guile Hero: Jamie can decide to be nice, but at the same time manipulate the other contestants and the audience, even having to make choices on who stays or goes, considering future alliances.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Jamie can be this if they're blonde and taking the Sweetheart path. Whitney, who is blonde, was the original “Girl Next Door” before she dropped out.
  • Hello, [Insert Name Here]: For this game, your character’s default name is Jamie. You can also name a male and female contestant, their default names being Adam and Mackenzie.
  • I Knew It!: Teagan/Bianca says this in Chapter 8 if you tell her straight up that Derek and Ivy's romance is fake.
  • I'm Not Here to Make Friends: Quite subverted with Chapter 11's name, “Here To Make Friends” where Jamie can take the opportunity to rebuild and repair friendships with the eliminated contestants.
  • Least Rhymable Word: Chapter 4 has Carson trying to compose a poem about the show but being unable to think of a rhyme for "eligible". Piper derisively suggests "unintelligible".
  • Momma's Boy: Answering “My mom is my only fan” wins a sympathy point with Han, since he also has a close relationship with his own mother, who has been supportive of his career from the beginning.
  • Naïve Newcomer: Jamie gets cast as the replacement contestant by pure chance. Once inside, they get tips from Jen and Adam on how to survive the show.
  • Necessarily Evil: Going the Villain route gives you the "Necessary Evil" achievement.
  • No Such Thing as Bad Publicity: In-Universe. The principle of being labeled as the “Villain”, since the point is to be memorable to the audience.
  • Only in Miami: The game and season are being shot in Miami, Florida.
  • Pandering to the Base: In-Universe, this is the reason for getting the cast into sexy bikinis in Chapter 5.
  • Ragtag Bunch of Misfits: The entire cast of the show is this. We have The Girl/Boy Next Door (Jamie), The Bad Boy (Adam), The Dreamer (Teagan), The Rock Star (Ryder), The Hero (Zeke), The Pro Athlete (Han), The Swimsuit Model (Bianca), The Party Girl (Lina), The Super Fan (Derek), The Tough Girl (Mackenzie), and The Debutante (Ivy). In addition we have a Beleaguered Assistant (Jen), Extreme Doormat Host (Carson) and the Bad Boss (Piper)
  • Romance on the Set: Invoked. Jen warns Jamie to flirt with everyone and avoid falling for anyone.
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  • Take a Third Option: During the cat fight between Bianca and Teagan in Chapter 2, you can take one person's side, but also have the option of not getting involved at all by backing away slowly. It takes a point off Ivy while giving a point to Ryder.
  • Take Our Word for It: In-Universe, while Jamie was at a salsa dance off with Teagan/Bianca, Adam and Mackenzie, the others at the house had their own dance off. When Jamie asks, Derek asks if they've ever seen Zeke line dance, which Jamie hasn't. Derek says “Then I envy you.”
  • Unexpected Character: In-Universe, both Jamie and Adam are these. Jamie since Whitney had left the show, and Adam being the previous season’s runner up and not being introduced until taping begins.
  • Unsportsmanlike Gloating: Jamie can act like this after winning the volleyball game in Chapter 5. Saying “We totally destroyed you!” is the rudest option, losing two points each with Bianca/Teagan and Adam.
  • Voted Off the Island: A contestant gets eliminated through voting between the contestants. The contestant who wins immunity is only required to vote if the bottom two reach a tie.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Whitney was originally the Girl Next Door until she pulled a Screw This, I'm Outta Here!. Just as Jamie talks her back into the show, Piper throws her out anyway.
    • Either Teagan or Bianca (player's choice) gets Eliminated on the first night.
  • Wham Episode:
    • Chapter 10 is a Double Elimination. The people eliminated are whoever was spared with Teagan and Bianca back in Chapter 2... and Jamie!
    • Chapter 16 has Mackenzie revealing to Jamie who was the one to vote her off: Ivy.
    • All-Stars Chapter 1 does this with the reveal of two other surprise contestants: Vince, Adam's former friend, and Ivy, your own former friend.
  • Wham Line: Lina drops one in Chapter 6 regarding why Jamie is in the show.
    "Jamie is sleeping with the crew!"
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Teagan or Bianca (whomever the player eliminates) will be upset at Jamie for voting them out.
  • Win Back the Crowd: In-Universe, the current season was considered a dud until the conflict between Jamie and Ivy picked up.
  • Writing Around Trademarks: Magic Funland in Chapter 16 is based on Disney World.

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