Alternamorphs 1: The First Journey

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Alternamorphs 1: The First Journey

Post by gh astly » Sun Jun 08, 2014 7:22 pm

I would have posted this earlier today, but I just kind of forgot. Please forgive me.

Well, this is the first Alternamorphs book, if you can't tell, and it is an interesting specimen. It's a choose-your-own adventure book, but I refer to it as such in the loosest sense of the term. What I mean by that is that there are no branching plots, and any choice that is not the "correct" one (as in, the one that defies common sense the most) immediately leads to death or being captured by the Yeerks. As such, this book was not received well by the Animorphs community, and in my opinion, for good reason. Enough of that, though, let's get on to the summary, stolen from Cinnamon Bunzuh as per usual for me.
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You were at the construction site when Elfangor crashed, and you became an Animorph. Now you must sort of reenact the events of book one and pick the morphs you need to survive. Except there is only ever one morph that won't end in death. So. It's more like a regular book that happens to be written in the second person. There is no plot to speak of, only you dying in various ways. The second half of the book is a semi-original storyline, with Visser Three manipulating the Sario Rip from book eleven for his own purposes. He harnesses the power to...send himself back in time and kill Eva before she is infested by Edriss. Even the author admits it makes no sense. You morph into a giraffe, kick Visser Three in the face, and are warped home to your own time for no reason whatsoever. The end. No, really. That's what happens.
Alright, get to compla- I mean, discussing!

I hate this book.
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Well, it's just entertainment, folks.

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Re: Alternamorphs 1: The First Journey

Post by Elfangor » Mon Jun 09, 2014 3:10 am

Wait, you're doing Alternamorphs?
You all have guns
And you never put the safety on
And you all have plans,
To take it



Don't Take It

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Re: Alternamorphs 1: The First Journey

Post by gh astly » Mon Jun 09, 2014 1:15 pm

Yep, TM and I talked it over a little while back. I figure that it could spawn some interesting discussion, or at the very least be kind of funny.
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Re: Alternamorphs 1: The First Journey

Post by Visser_5.1 » Tue Jun 24, 2014 4:45 pm

...Does this mean that he will be taking Altermorphs 2 at some point?
Cuz at least that one made a little more sence.
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Re: Alternamorphs 1: The First Journey

Post by gh astly » Tue Jun 24, 2014 7:12 pm

Yeah, he'll be hosting that one.
Also, how the hell did the movie theater part of Alternamorphs 2 make any sense at all?
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Re: Alternamorphs 1: The First Journey

Post by Tobias_Marco » Thu Jun 26, 2014 11:05 am

<...um, it was Ellimist showing them human history in a way that they could understand, and he wanted to have a little fun.>
<Also I know we all hated feeling railroaded by Altermorphs 1, so lets try to focus on the other parts of it. Like how did you react to the part where you morph into a police dog and the cops are surprised to see one more dog then they thought their were? Don't you think these cops would know their dogs by name? So it isn't just one more dog, it's one more Fluffy.>
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Re: Alternamorphs 1: The First Journey

Post by gh astly » Thu Jun 26, 2014 4:31 pm

Maybe they all had the same name. It would be about on par with everything else in this book.
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Re: Alternamorphs 1: The First Journey

Post by Tobias_Marco » Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:03 pm

<Hey, at least there was birthday cake.>
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Re: Alternamorphs 1: The First Journey

Post by gh astly » Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:05 pm

I'm afraid that not even spongy bread topped with sweet buttermilk frosting can save this atrocity.
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Re: Alternamorphs 1: The First Journey

Post by kmc1987 » Wed Jul 09, 2014 8:29 pm

is the alters worth the read ive tappled into choose ur own a few times with mix results