Dragonchoice - You Choose: Candidate

Dragonchoice - You Choose: Candidate

An interactive fanfic adventure in Anne McCaffrey's Pern and Dragonchoice's Madellon Weyr. Developed by Faye Upton and illustrated by Chris S. Baily, Emily Holland and Melanie Reynolds.

  • Play as a Holder, Weyrbrat, Harper, or Healer
  • Solve puzzles, complete quests, discover secrets
  • Make friends (or enemies) of Madellon's folk
  • Impress one of twenty hand-drawn dragonets
  • Dozens of Achievements to unlock
  • Over sixty unique illustrations
  • Post your scores to the Wall of Fame
  • Customised shareable results for every run

And there's a Deep Secret buried at the heart of Madellon Weyr - the first player to find it wins* a unique trophy designed and created by 3D artist Mat Baily! (*Terms and conditions apply!)

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Welcome back to Madellon Weyr!

In the Seventh Interval of Dragonchoice's Pern, there are eggs on the Sands of Madellon Weyr. Shimpath, Madellon's senior queen and her new mate, Muzzanth, are awaiting the Hatching of their first clutch together. You've been selected as a candidate. And it's Hatching Day...

Choose your own path

Whether you're Weyrbred or Holdbred, Healer or Harper - shape every aspect of your candidate's background and personality! On Hatching Day, every decision you make has consequences!

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Uncover Madellon's secrets

Not everything is as it seems at Madellon Weyr! Solve puzzles, decipher riddles, and discover the hidden secrets of the Weyr - with a unique prize for the first player to find the Deep Secret!

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Make a good Impression!

Help (or hinder!) Madellon's riders and Weyrfolk, with over fifty Achievements to unlock - then stand at the Hatching to prove yourself worthy of one of Shimpath and Muzzanth's hatchlings!

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The Dragonchoice - You Choose: Candidate Wall of Fame

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Place Score Player / Date Result Achievements
1 1708 CB – Aiming for R SUCCESS
25 October 2021
Jessari Impressed green Zoth
  • Shiny!
  • My Dear Watson
  • Riddles In the Dark
  • Blue Balls
  • Granny's Garden
  • Old Bones
  • Southern Hospitality
  • Greatest Showman
  • The Sallah
  • The Brekke
  • The D'ram
  • The Manora
  • The Silvina
  • The Moreta
  • The Lytol
2 132 CB – New faces
25 October 2021
F'ryn Impressed blue Stroliath
3 133 Faye testing again
25 October 2021
Tom Impressed green Inseeth
4 326 what happened to the kids ‘true’ name?
25 October 2021
true Impressed green Shooth
  • Went To The Maul
5 200 CB – Did a Thing 4
23 October 2021
Fel'ryn Impressed green Slendith
6 224 CB – Did a Thing 3
23 October 2021
Irisvar was Left Standing
  • Ruthless
7 163 CB – Did A Thing 2
23 October 2021
F'aryn Impressed blue Adwaith
8 124 CB – Did a Thing 1
23 October 2021
D'sil Impressed green Pohanth
9 1986 CB – New Flavours
22 October 2021
K'thane Impressed blue Engalth
  • Shiny!
  • My Dear Watson
  • Riddles In the Dark
  • Toucha Toucha Touch Me
  • The First Rule Of Fight Club
  • Blue Balls
  • Klahbucks
  • Schadenfreude
  • Granny's Garden
  • Old Bones
  • Southern Hospitality
  • The Sallah
  • The Brekke
  • The Manora
  • The Silvina
  • The Moreta
  • The T'gellan
  • The Robinton
10 2191 kath
21 October 2021
Y'nis Impressed brown Nalifeth
  • Shiny!
  • My Dear Watson
  • Riddles In the Dark
  • Toucha Toucha Touch Me
  • Blue Balls
  • Why Did It Have To Be Snakes?
  • Schadenfreude
  • Granny's Garden
  • Old Bones
  • Southern Hospitality
  • The Sallah
  • The F'nor
  • The Silvina
  • The Robinton
11 1393 CB – No Replication
20 October 2021
Fal'ryn Impressed bronze Mehrath
  • Shiny!
  • Riddles In the Dark
  • Granny's Garden
  • Party In the Back
  • Old Bones
  • Southern Hospitality
  • The Sallah
  • The Menolly
  • The Manora
  • The Silvina
12 294 two glow baskets, but died after using just one
20 October 2021
Tirlai met a sticky end
13 1709 Jumped a blue
19 October 2021
V'dani Impressed blue Trosiath
  • My Dear Watson
  • Blue Balls
  • Lady Blue
  • What Goes On Tour
  • Old Bones
  • Southern Hospitality
  • Exceeds Expectations
  • The Sallah
  • The Brekke
  • The D'ram
  • The Manora
  • The Mirrim
  • The Moreta
  • The Lytol
  • The Sorka
14 1591 more testing
19 October 2021
G'chery Impressed brown Ouseeth
  • My Dear Watson
  • Party In the Back
  • Went To The Maul
  • What Goes On Tour
  • Old Bones
  • Southern Hospitality
  • The Sallah
  • The Menolly
  • The Manora
15 1309 Kath – Martom impresses bronze, Martom left standing glitch
19 October 2021
Bennedin was Left Standing
  • Shiny!
  • My Dear Watson
  • Riddles In the Dark
  • Blue Balls
  • Granny's Garden
  • Old Bones
  • Southern Hospitality
  • The Sallah
  • The Menolly
  • The Mirrim
16 1326 Kath – selfish holder
18 October 2021
Aelis Impressed green Ferrath
  • Blue Balls
  • Klahbucks
  • What Goes On Tour
  • Old Bones
  • Southern Hospitality
  • The Fax
  • The F'nor
  • The Piemur
  • The Jora
  • The Mirrim
  • The Moreta
  • The Lessa
  • The Robinton
17 611 Kath -ruthless!
18 October 2021
Annika was Left Standing
  • Toucha Toucha Touch Me
  • The First Rule Of Fight Club
  • Ruthless
  • Southern Hospitality
  • The F'nor
  • The Lytol
18 1334 Kath – toxic fumes
18 October 2021
Pr'lin Impressed brown Kenzath
  • My Dear Watson
  • Toucha Toucha Touch Me
  • Blue Balls
  • Old Bones
  • Southern Hospitality
  • Exceeds Expectations
  • The Sallah
  • The Brekke
  • The Manora
  • The Silvina
  • The Lytol
  • The Sorka
19 1771 kath – midnight blue
18 October 2021
H'fika Impressed blue Tlarth
  • Riddles In the Dark
  • Toucha Toucha Touch Me
  • Blue Balls
  • Granny's Garden
  • Lady Blue
  • Old Bones
  • Southern Hospitality
  • The Sallah
  • The F'nor
  • The Manora
  • The Moreta
  • The Sorka
20 1850 kath – emerald green
17 October 2021
Savrienth Impressed green Lizaboth
  • My Dear Watson
  • Toucha Toucha Touch Me
  • Blue Balls
  • Schadenfreude
  • Granny's Garden
  • Old Bones
  • Southern Hospitality
  • The Sallah
  • The F'nor
  • The Piemur
  • The Jora
  • The Lessa
  • The Robinton
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Terms and Conditions

  1. The unique trophy will be awarded to the first player to find the Deep Secret. There is only one trophy. Subsequent players who discover the Deep Secret will not receive a prize.
  2. The winning player must have found the Deep Secret legitimately. Moderators reserve the right to disqualify any player deemed to have cheated, or otherwise failed to pass the game checks required for a legitimate discovery.
  3. The winning player must post their result to the Wall of Fame and include a valid email address at the time of posting, to enable moderators to contact them.
  4. Moderators reserve the right to disqualify and delete spammy, obscene, or otherwise inappropriate game postings
  5. The prize will be posted to the winning player. The recipient must pay any import duties or taxes applicable (posting will originate in the UK)
  6. There is no financial alternative to the prize.