What to Expect from Ambition: A Minuet in Power?

About the game

Ambition: A Minuet in Power is a social game that involves romance, intrigue, and danger. This is a rogue-like game with more social interplay in it. The game is set in ancient Paris before the days of the French Revolution. The game is like a visual novel with beautiful artwork and graphics. There are interactions between players and conversations, making it a great visual game to play. The game is right now in the development mode, and a trailer has been released. The release date of the game has not been announced; it is available for preorder.

The game is brought to you by Joy Manufacturing Co., an Indie gaming company that is funded on Kickstarter. The game has been projected as one connected to history. Real characters from the court of King Louis XVI make an appearance, and the decisions you make in the game can change the course of history. The game is set in a turbulent period that also was decadent. Both these aspects are brought out by the developers in this game, which promises to be an exciting game that resembles a dating sim.

The game plot, characters, and storyline

You are Yvette Decaux, a young Frenchwoman living in Paris who has just settled in. It is the reign of King Louis XVI, and signs of revolution are in the air. You need to survive the revolution and get all that you want in the game. Love, wealth, and power are available for grabs. You need to use all your skills, including the skills of seduction, to get what you desire. To move ahead in the game and the social circuit, you need to mingle with the Nobles and the famous persons of the Kingdom. You can do that by attending parties and interacting with them.

You need to talk to people, establish a strong relationship with them, and even date them if needed. Win them over and learn their secrets. The secrets of the Nobles will help you get money and power. It can help you rise to great heights and survive the Revolution. There are alliances being formed and broken; you need to manage them all carefully. You can get gifts from others and use their power to your advantage. You can be directly involved in key political events that change the course of history. You must be careful, though, lest you end up in the guillotine.

The gameplay

The game has many parties that you need to attend, where you have to interact with others. The conversations are important as you can get to learn interesting information and gossip that will help you. There are Nobles, soldiers, priests, widows, and many more interesting characters you need to interact with, as a part of the gameplay. What you learn from them and how you use the information is what the game is all about. There is intrigue in the air, and you need to use your charms and seductive powers to win this game.

There are five different factions in the Kingdom. You need to be on the right side of all of them. At the same time, you need to win over the Nobles so that you can influence them to do things for you. You have a very busy social calendar. One of the aspects of this game involves managing Yvette’s calendar carefully. The dress you wear, cards you earn all affect the gameplay. The ultimate objective of the game is for you to be on the right side of the winners during the revolution.

The game features

The following is what gamers can expect from ‘Ambition: A Minuet in Power’:

  • The game set in pre-revolution Paris involves influencing powerful people through all the ways at your disposal.
  • This game is a social game that resembles a dating sim game. The main focus of the game is on parties and what your character does there.
  • The game resembles a visual novel, with interactions between different characters, intrigue, and gossip being key elements.
  • Managing the main character’s calendar and dressing her up are interesting elements in the game.
  • The game has an interesting soundtrack that changes to reflect different factions of the time.
  • You need to be on the right side of all the factions and be able to influence their behavior. That will help you in achieving the game objective of changing history.

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