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Bro Quest is a short mini-RPG made in RPG Maker 2000 by Volrath for RMN's Golden Age of Gam Mak contest. The story is a modern retelling of the tale of a A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court.

Our protagonist is C.J, a caricature of the obnoxious fraternity dudebro of the twenty-first century. While attending a Renaissance festival, he puts on a magical suit of armor and is transported to a land of magic and knights where he is proclaimed the hero of legend. Thinking this is all part of the Renaissance Festival, he gleefully plays along, thinking this will make a great story to tell his bros.

In most versions of this story, the modern day hero would change those around him for the better by teaching them all how to be hip and cool. However, in a twist on this tale, the people of Bretton understand in short order that C.J. is a moron and quickly realize that they can't stand him. However, it turns out that the forces of evil find C.J. just as obnoxious and he might be just the thing to banish them once and for all.

Despite the comical premise, the game isn't a cakewalk, and does require some resource management and exploration to be successful. There are no random encounters in the game and you fight monsters only at pre-specified pointed on the map. C.J. starts the game useless but quickly finds his niche by blinding foes with his camera phone and driving them to suicide by talking about current events.

How C.J. pays the billz

The king wisely sends his finest warrior, Duane, to aid C.J. on his quest to rescue a kidnapped maiden, and most of the game focuses on their short quest to reach the dragon's lair and Duane's valiant efforts to not join the forces of evil in slaughtering C.J. If you succeed in your quest you'll be treated to a final climax with a humorous conclusion.

The game is short but is rather satisfying as the player watches C.J. grow into his own brand of hero over the course of his quest, even if he never seems to actually learn anything or even understand what was going on. While never laugh out loud funny I found the story amusing enough, particularly the reactions of the villains to C.J.'s antics. If you're in the mood for a short, humorous RPG that does require some skill to complete Bro Quest might be the game to try.

Dumbass has a point.