May 2018

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More than a Hobby – How Gaming Changed over the Years

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Over the last two decades, the world of gaming has evolved significantly undergoing some profound changes from being solely a hobby. Gaming now can provide potential professional careers or practical real life benefits.

Gaming has now come into its own as an organized sport known as eSports. At its simplest, eSports are competitive gaming at a professional level. Essentially any game with a winner and loser can be featured but there are variations from game to game. Participating gamers compete not only for bragging rights but cash prizes as well. Like physical sports, eSports can also be found in specially built stadiums with the first appearing in China in December of 2017 with more venues planned around the world. Perhaps an even greater endorsement of the sport, there are talks for it to be included as a demonstration sport in the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.

Gaming has also become used for practical purposes. The military has long used gaming for training purposes. The United States Army enter a partnership with Nintendo to create a combat simulator to train army marksmen. While some of the games are used as simulations to provide troops with a sense of what they could face when deployed, others are designed to specially hone in and sharpen specific skills.

Other industries have also looked at video games as a way in which to train their employees. This would include the health care industry. Simulation games can help train professional to make split second decisions when faced with certain criteria. Surgeons use these games to help fine tune their coordination and fine motor techniques.

While these are just a few ways in which video games are crossing over from being a source of entertainment to becoming more of a practical application with numerous implications for professional industries.

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Wizard of Legend Outfits Guide: Best Outfit in the Game

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Wizard of Legend offer you the chance to customize the appearance of your character with various outfits. These outfits not only change your looks, they also provide various stat changes and boosts. In today’s article we’re going to talk about the outfits in Wizard of Legend.

Don’t forget that we have already shared a complete guide to all the relics in the game, as well as the cursed relics that you can get from Nox’ shop.

Now, back to the Wizard of Legend outfits! Most can be purchased from Savile in the Plaza and they are varied enough to go well with any type of favorite play style. We’re listing all the details about these outfits below and it’s up for you to decide which is the best outfit in Wizard of Legend based on your play style.

Max health +5%
Run speed +8%
Crit chance +5%
Damage +6%

Note: This is a starting outfit but it has no effect until you unlock the Vigor, Venture, Pace, Awe, and Rule outfits.

Max health +5%
Run speed +8%
Armor +4%
Evade +5%

Note: This is a starting outfit but it has no effect until you unlock the Vigor, Venture, Pace, Awe, and Rule outfits.

Max health +10%
Defense +1%

Armor +8%
Defense +1%

Run speed +10%
Damage +16%
Cooldowns -12%
Max health -40%

Cooldowns -12%
Run speed +8%

Run speed +16%
Evade +5%

Evade +10%
Crit chance +6%

Crit chance +12%
Crit damage +20%

Damage +10%
Armor +4%

In addition to the outfits, you can also get the Savile Special from his shop in the Plaza for 5 gems. This will give your outfit the following effects (removing any current effects):

+ 5% Max health
+12% Run speed
+8% Evade
-8% Cooldowns

Although really good, the main drawback of this special effect is that these good effects will only stay for one run. Afterwards, the outfit you’re wearing will get back to providing the default boosts unless you get a Savile Special from his store.

These would be all the outfits that you can get in Wizard of Legend. Some really good stuff here, without any clear winners in my opinion.

I personally believe that the starting outfit Hope is really good (but you have to wait until its effects become active). I also like Rule, which gives a nice damage boost and extra armor. Some play types are definitely better with the evade outfits… so don’t hesitate to share your opinions on the best one in your opinion by commenting below.

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Wizard of Legend Relics Guide (All Relics in the Game)

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Relics are probably the most important items that you can equip in Wizard of Legend and we’re here to share with you the complete list of relics in the game. We have already shared the cursed relics that you can get in Nox’ shop, but now we are going to list them all once again.

There are currently 178 relics available in the game. You can purchase them from the various in-game stores during each level or you can find them in chests. And although they are usually extremely useful, sometimes their negative effects make them worthless.

However, with such a long list to choose from, you can definitely find the best for your play style. And by checking out our complete guide to the Wizard of Legend relics below you will know exactly what each one does so you can easily plan ahead.

Note that we’re listing the relics in alphabetical order. If you want to search for a particular item, simply hit Ctr + F on your keyboard and search for the desired relic.

Absorption Coil: A percentage of damage taken charges your signature arcana!

Agni’s Sparkler: Increases ferocity of your burn status effects!

Albert’s Formula: Receive signature charge when healed!

Amulet of Sundering: Increases all damage dealt!

Analytical Monocle: Increases critical hit chance!

Ancient Fountain Pen: Your charged signature arcana deals more damage every time you use it!

Antiquated Tabi: Adds a small chance to evade attacks!

Arcana Rewards Card: All gold costs for arcana are discounted!

Armor of Resolve: Increases armor while at low health!

Assassin’s Blade: Increases critical hit damage!

Auditor’s Talisman: Increases critical hit chance at low health!

Auger of Poetry: Increases resistance to earth based attacks!

Autograph Pad: Damage and movement speed is increased while signature arcana is charged!

Battery of Taranis: Increases lightning damage!

Berserker’s Axe: Increases damage dealt for a short while after taking damage!

Berserker’s Helm: Damage increased while at low health!

Bladed Buckler: Destroying an enemy projectile grants signature charge energy!

Blasting Sprite Aura: Summons a sprite that slows enemies! Only one sprite can be active at any time.

Boots of Frenzy: Defeating enemies grants a chance to temporarily add unlimited charges to your movement arcana!

Bracers of the Beast: Pressing forward into an attack immediately before impact allows you to guard the attack!

C-99 Piggy Bank: Gets heavier as you progress through the trials. Drop from inventory to open.

Calcifying Bonemail: Increases armor for a short duration after taking damage!

Calvin’s Sandy Shoes: Adds a chance to evade while at low health!

Captain’s Ring: Equipping arcana of differing elements increases damage!

Cartographer’s Quill: Increases damage based on how much of the map you have revealed! Damage increase lasts for the entire trial!

Chaos Scanner: Reveals health bars for all enemies in the Chaos Trials!

Charming Teddy Bear: Adds a chance to charm enemies when taking damage!

Cobalt Firestone: Summons an aura that damages nearby enemies!

Combo Gloves: Basic arcana have an extra combo!

Conqueror’s Belt: All Rogues and Archers have their spells limited! Only one Conqueror item can be in effect at a time.

Conqueror’s Cloak: All Mages and Summoners have their spells limited! Only one Conqueror item can be in effect at a time.

Conqueror’s Helmet: All Knights and Lancers have their spells limited! Only one Conqueror item can be in effect at a time.

Covert Ops Mask: After evading an attack, all of your attacks will be critical hits for a short duration!

Cushioned Flip-flops: Damage taken is expended from your signature meter while you have sufficient charge to shield the attack!

Dagger of Midas: Increases damage based on how much gold you currently have!

Dark Katana: Triples the critical hit chance for all melee arcana!

Dated Sunglasses: Enemy projectiles move slower, giving you more time to react!

Deafening Cymbals: Destroys all projectiles in the area when hit by a projectile!

Demi’s Thermos: Increases the duration of buff arcana!

Destructive Abacus: Defeating foes lowers active cooldowns!

Devi’s Bug Spray: Increases potency of your poison status effects!

Dice of the Nemesis: Adds a small chance of dealing massive damage with your critical hits!

Ebon Wolf’s Cloak: Increases fire and lightning arcana damage, but receive more damage from water and earth attacks!

Elemental Pointes: Using a dash arcana immediately after another arcana lowers cooldowns for all arcana of the same element as your dash!

Elven Ears: Remaining motionless for a short time causes you to disappear from sight!

Equestricap: Allows you gallop to max speed with ease!

Euphie’s Shawl: Increases armor!

Evening Gloves: Basic arcana chains are completed automatically!

Flak Gauntlet: Allows you to destroy enemy projectiles with melee basic arcana!

Fortune Cookie: Randomly empowers an arcana at the beginning of each stage!

Freezing Sprite Naya: Summons a sprite that freezes enemies! Only one sprite can be active at any time.

Friendship Bracelet: Increase damage and movement speed when you’re with a true friend!

Fuzzy Handwarmers: Prevents freeze status effect!

Gaia’s Shovel: Increases earth damage!

Giant’s Heart: Increases max health!

Glove of Midas: Increase gold gain for all wizards! Multiple gloves do not stack.

Greased Boots: Adds an additional charge to dash arcana, along with increasing the range for each dash!

Grimoire of Ruin: Increases the damage of summoned agents!

Gummy Vitamins: Prevents poison status effect!

Healing Potion: Restores some health!

Heavy Travel Jacket: Increases armor for each relic held!

Hummingbird Feather: Briefly hover over pits!

Hunter’s Stiletto: Increase damage against foes that are inflicted with a status ailment.

Hyperbolic Train: Signature charges faster at low health!

Idealist’s Mirror: All arcana are empowered when at full health!

Ifrit’s Matchstick: Increases fire damage!

Igniting Sprite Vesa: Summons a sprite that burns enemies! Only one sprite can be active at any time.

Indra’s Copper Pipe: Increases duration of your shock status effects!

Infinity Marble: Signature charge stays active until used!

Insignia of Legend: A crest presented only to those who have cleared the Chaos Trials!

Jewelry Box: Picking up chaos gems heals for a small amount. Excludes gems collected from Council members.

Journal of Midas: Gain gold when defeating consecutive enemies without taking damage!

Kali’s Flower Diadem: When taking damage that would defeat you, gain full signature charge and briefly become immune to defeat!

Large Red Button: Regain full health every time an exit portal is used! Max health is reduced and health potions have no effect.

Leemo’s Leaf: Evade all attacks while dashing!

Lei’s Drum: Release a burst of lightning when taking damage!

Limited Edition Robe: Reduces damage taken to a maximum of 10% of max health!

Lotus Froststone: Summons an aura that freezes nearby enemies.

Memory Chainmail: Memorizes the last three attacks taken and reduces damage from attacks of the same type!

Merchant’s Cart: Increase damage based on number of relics in inventory.

Mercury’s Sandals: Increases movement speed!

Mirror Shield: Summons a shield that reflects one projectile! Shield breaks after reflect and respawns on a timer.

Museum Ticket: A ticket to Lanova Museum’s newly opened Chaos Trials exhibit!

Mystic Monopole: Increases knockback when striking foes!

Nerite Shell: Adds a chance to slow foes!

Neve’s Citrine: Holding seven lightning arcana increases critical chance! All arcana shocks foes!

Neve’s Emerald: Holding seven earth arcana increase health and armor and lowers stun and knockback!

Neve’s Quartz: Holding seven air arcana increases movement speed and evasion. All arcana slows foes!

Neve’s Ruby: Holding seven fire arcana increases damage! All arcana burns foes!

Neve’s Sapphire: Holding seven water arcana reduces all cooldowns and increases healing!

Nocturnal Sundial: Adds a chance that an arcana will not go on cooldown after use!

Noxious Dappercap: Adds a chance to poison foes!

Pathfinder’s Knapsack: On clearing the floor, receive a heal based on the map reveal percentage.

Pathfinder’s Map: Reveals the layout and main points of interest of the Chaos Trials!

Pazu’s Favorite Hat: Revive with low health when defeated! Hat can also create health orbs when dropped. This relic is destroyed on use.

Perfect Time Crystal: Signature damage, charge rate, and decay rate increased!

Permafrost Cube: Adds a chance to freeze foes!

Phoenix Talon: Adds a chance to burn foes!

Phyyrnx’s Hourglass: Activates when taking damage at low health and briefly removes the cooldown on all arcana!

Plaguing Sprite Dria: Summons a sprite that poisons enemies! Only one sprite can be active at any time.

Poem of Fiery Rime: Increases fire and ice damage! Adds a chance to freeze and burn foes to fire and ice arcana, respectively.

Pop-up Primer: Increases the number of summoned agents, but lowers their health!

Puffy Parka: Evade all critical hits!

Raffle Ticket: Adds a chance that an item purchased in the Chaos Trials will be free of charge.

Raspberry Cookie Box: Health orbs drop more frequently!

Reactive Vinemail: Releases a grove of rooting vines when taking damage!

Regenerative Inkwell: Using a fully charged signature arcana heals you instead of producing a signature spell!

Reinforced Bracers: Your projectiles destroy any other projectiles they strike!

Relic Rewards Card: Reduces the cost of all relics by 25% (does not include healing potions)

Resolute Svalinn: Increases resistance to fire based attacks!

Ring of Recycling: Gain a shield every time a charged signature is not activated and times out.

Ring of Reserves: Adds more uses to all multi-use arcana!

Roxel’s Pendulum: Reduces all cooldowns!

Royal Flush: Equipping arcana of the same element increases damage!

Rudra’s Pinwheel: Increases air damage!

Sano’s Headband: You can no longer be interrupted while casting an arcana!

Scissors of Vitality: Sacrifice all standard arcana in your hand to revive from defeat!

Secret Wild Card: Your signature will take longer to charge, but can now be used twice on a single charge!

Shiva’s Water Bottle: Increases water damage!

Sidewinder’s Badge: All melee basic arcana have a secondary hit that deals reduced damage!

Singing Bowl: Not using arcana for a short period of time causes your next spell to be a critical hit!

Sinister Ledger: Increases all damage for every enemy defeated, but loses effectiveness when taking damage.

Sleepy Thunderstone: Summons an aura that calls down lightning on nearby enemies.

Sparking Sprite Etra: Summons a sprite that shocks enemies! Only one sprite can be active at any time.

Special Snowflake: Defeated enemies have a chance to explode and freeze nearby enemies!

Spell Thief’s Socks: Increase movement speed everytime an arcana is used! Speed is increased for each arcana on cooldown!

Spice Rack: Using an arcana of a different element reduces the cooldown of the previously used arcana.

Stanza of Frost: Increases ice damage! First half of the Poem of Fiery Rime.

Stygian Turtle Shell: Briefly become invulnerable after taking damage in quick succession!

Super Carrot Cake: Taking damage increases your max health up to a certain limit!

Super Sunscreen: Prevents burn status effect!

Supply Crate: The relic and arcana stores will instantly restock after purchase! Health potions are of short supply and will not be restocked.

Surefire Rocket: Signature charge no longer decays while building up!

Takeout Box: When healed for more than your maximum health, gain a shield equal to half of the excess heal amount.

Tapping Gloves: Following up a basic arcana with another arcana increases its critical hit chance!

Tea of Mercy: All heals increase your max health up to a certain limit!

Tears of Midas: Gain gold when taking damage!

Tesla Coil: Adds a chance to shock foes!

Thesis on Defense: Every point of damage taken adds a page to this thesis. Every 200 pages reduces all damage taken by 1. (Maximum 1000 pages)

Three Gorges Bulwark: Increases resistance to water based attacks!

Tozy’s Pocket Watch: Reduces cooldowns but also reduces signature charge rate!

Tracking Suit: Arcana of matching elements increases resistance to that element! Requires two or more arcana of the same element.

Unicorn Tail: Rainbows!

Vampire’s Eyeglasses: Regenerate health every time you land a critical hit!

Wallet of Vigor: Enables you to purchase items with health when you don’t have sufficient gold.

Wanderer’s Mechanism: Increases the damage of your signature arcana! Core of the Perfect Time Crystal.

Whimsical Explodium: Adds a chance that enemies will explode when defeated!

Yuna’s Storybook: Increases the duration of summoned agents!

These are all the relics available in the game right now. Let us know which are your favorite by commenting below!

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Wizard of Legend: Nox the Unfortunate / Cursed Shop Items Guide

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Nox the Unfortunate is the person that sells you cursed shop items in Wizard of Legend. These cursed relics are extremely powerful and they offer amazing advantages in the game, but also have massive drawbacks.

In today’s article, we’re going to find out everything about the cursed shop items in Wizard of Legend in our cursed relics guide.

Please have in mind that although you normally can get these relics from Nox, they sometimes can be found in chests. It’s also important to know that once equipped, the cursed relics can’t be removed until the dungeon is complete.

With these in mind, let’s check out the list and effects of all the cursed relics in Wizard of Legends:

Abhorrent Cologne: Enemies have less health, but enemy damage is increased!

Alchemist’s Stone: All Chaos Gems gained during the Chaos Trials are transmuted into gold!

Anchor of Burden: Damage and stuns are increased but movement speed is reduced for each cursed relic owned!

Armor of Greed: Grants a significant boost in armor! Every hit taken reduces gold count.

Broken Plague Flask: Enemy max health is lowered, but your health is lowered as well!

Crimson Clover: Critical hit chance is increased for you and all enemies!

Double Edged Cestus: Increase basic arcana damage! All other damage decreased.

Double Toil: Reduces cooldowns by half but receive double damage!

Double Trouble: Deal double damage but receive double damage!

Flashy Boots: Allows you to triple dash but lowers movement speed!

Glass Cannon: Damage increased but max health is reduced!

Golden Armor of Envy: Increases armor but store prices are increased!

Golden Saber of Envy: Increases damage but store prices are increased!

Horned Halo: Revive with low health when defeated but consumes half of current health when picked up! This relic is destroyed on use.

Large Red Button: Regain full health every time an exit portal is used! Max health is reduced and health potions have no effect.

Nog’s Heavenly Boots: Adds a significant chance to evade attacks but take double damage!

Ominous Loan Note: Immediately receive a large sum of gold! All gold gained, with interest, will go toward paying off this debt.

Overpriced Insurance: Expend all gold at the start of each stage and heal for a fraction of the expended amount.

Paronomasicon: Your attacks on council members are more pun-ishing! Enemy attacks pack an extra pun-ch.

Sharpened Stylus: Increases damage but signature can no longer be charged!

Silver Spinning Top: Increases the activation speed of arcana but slows movement speed!

Spiked Emergency Kit: Regenerate health while at critically low health! Max health is reduced.

Stanza of Flames: All fire arcana cause burning but take double damage from water spells! Second half of the “Poem of Fiery Rime”.

Tiny Crocodile Heart: Reduces max health but increases max health for each enemy defeated!

Tortoise Shield: Increase armor but decrease damage!

Vampire’s Fangs: Defeating enemies regenerates health but max health is reduced!

Volatile Gemstone: Signature charge rate and decay are increased dramatically but charged signature damage is reduced! Shell of the “Perfect Time Crystal”.

These would be the cursed relics available in the game right now. Which ones are your favorite?

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House Flipper Cheats: Unlimited Money Cheat

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House Flipper is a brand new and extremely amazing house flipping game available on Steam. Although it’s all fun to play, you probably want to have more money in the game. We’re happy to tell you that it is possible and we’ll share how to do it in our House Flipper cheats article here.

In today’s article, we’re going to share with you the House Flipper unlimited money cheat, which is actually an exploit in the game. Not extremely easy to pull, but extremely useful in the long run.

House Flipper is a unique chance to become a one-man renovation crew. Buy, repair and remodel devastated houses. Give them a second life and sell them at a profit!  The house flipping business is very challenging. Improve and hone your skills. Get better tools. Deploy new mechanisms and earn cash so you can to increase investment and speed up progress. Have fun!

In order to make more money in House Flipper fast, you have to do the following trick with your paint cans:

1. Buy any paint can from the store and start painting the walls.

2. When the paint can is almost empty (just look at the level of the paint inside), sell it with your selling tool. You will sell the paint for almost the same amount that you bought it for.

3. Rinse, repeat & profit.

Of course, in order for you to actually make any money out of this you need to actually have walls to paint and not just waste the paint. Also, the amount you get per can (~20 dollars) is not huge, but in a regular house you will eventually end up earning at least $200 – but usually a lot more. And every little bit helps.

We’re looking for more House Flipper cheats and we’ll share them as soon as we have find them.

If you managed to find other cheats for the game – or similar tricks to make more money, don’t hesitate to let us know by commenting below!

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Monster Prom Endings Guide: How to Get All Endings & Secret Endings

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Monste Prom is one of the most exciting dating sim games, mainly because it comes with that amazing multiplayer option. But even in single player, it is a great game. And we’re here to help you score all the dates by sharing a complete guide to all the Monster Prom endings.

There are multiple endings for all characters, plus secret characters that you can date for Prom Night, so multiple replays of the game are required. We’re here to make everything a lot easier by sharing a complete Monster Prom guide to all endings.

It’s worth mentioning that in most cases, it’s best to go for the long game route – either in single player or multiplayer, in order to give you enough days to build up the stats and items required to unlock a specific ending. There are endings that can be unlocked in short games, but it’s better to be safe than sorry.

Polly: Reverse Romanian Wilkinson secret ending

This is probably one of the easiest endings to get in the game, as dealing with Polly and choosing the answers that she loves is pretty simple. You always have to select the most fun answers or the ones that seem to put her in a better light.

Therefore, make sure that you always select these types of answers and, of course, that you always hang out with Polly – especially in the cafeteria, if no other option is available.

In order to prepare to complete this ending, start collecting money: you will need $10 in order to do it, so make sure you visit the library often and raise the required money.

After you keep talking and staying close to Polly (I repeat – go to the cafeteria for lunch time), she will eventually confide in you that one of her biggest regrets is not doing the Reverse Romanian Wilkinson. It is vital now to answer that you know what that is.

After a few in-game days, an event will trigger, causing The Coven to talk to you about the Reverse Romanian Wilkinson and telling you what is needed for it. In exchange for your silence, they will give you one of the required items (the marbles).

Next, you have to visit Valerie the shopkeeper and buy the Penguin mask. Have in mind that once you do so, you suffer and instant and huge hit to your Smarts stat!

Finally, after a few more days, you will start arranging a meeting with somebody who is selling guacamole. When you meet, you will see that it’s actually one of the in-game characters. There, you will have to blackmail him and you will receive the guacamole for free.

Now that you have all the items required for this, simply invite Polly to go to prom with you and you’ll get the chance to experience the Romanian Wilkinson with her.

Valerie: Secret character & Secret ending

Yup! You can actually end up dating Valerie and taking her out to Prom Night with you in the game, and it’s also a pretty simple thing to do. Here are the steps that have to be done in order to get the secret ending with Valerie in Monster Prom:

– First of all, make sure you visit the Library to prepare for this and get +2 in Wealth.

– When you have this, you need to visit the shop for 3 times in a row and buy nothing. After this, Valerie will interact with you, telling you that the next time you come, you will get her.

– It’s not that easy, though. But when you do arrive the next time, she will get in an argument with Slayer. Pick the first option in the dialog to continue this story.

– You need to be working on your Wealth and Boldness and keep visiting the library.

– Eventually, when you visit the Library next, you will find the Covenant there, as well as Valerie. Make sure to always go with the first dialog choice in order to pick the correct answers.

– Next, during Week 6 at the evening, go Outdoors to meet Valerie having a fight with the Prince. From there, if your Boldness is high enough (otherwise it won’t work – so aim for 15 and above) choose the option to start a fire.

– This is it! When the option to go to prom appears, choose to go alone and you’l have a surprise waiting for you. Well, not that much of a surprise now since you know about it, but still it will be fun!

Damien: Secret Ending Guide (Hairdresser)

This one requires you to have very high Boldness ratings, so make sure that you do everything possible to increase these first. Starting with the correct answers and spending time in the caffeteria with characters that increase your Boldness stat is a good way to make your life easier when it comes to getting Damian’s secret ending, Hairdresser.

You have to wait until your Boldness is really high, over 13 and all the other stats are around 10, when you should go to the library. If your stats are high enough, you should start an event in which you talk to Liam first, but discover Damien eventually, giving a makeup to a corpse and telling you about his dreams of becoming a hairdresser.

During the conversation, tell him that seeing a loved one in a near death experience will increase creativity. Liam will shoot you in the leg, prompting Damien to give you a makeover… and this is when your quest to get him to Prom with you really begins.

Keep boosting your stats, especially boldness (you need Boldness of 17+ and fun over 10 in order to succeed). Also interact with Damien and build the relationship with him up. That’s basically all you have to do.

When prom night comes, invite him to the prom with you. He will tell you that he doesn’t know how to bring it to his parents about his dreams of becoming a hairdresser. Choose the option to tell them through violence and a very funny moment will begin, and you will unlock his secret ending.

As you can see, this is still a work in progress and we still have a bunch of endings to unlock and complete. However, it’s a great starting point with tons of endings in the game.

Check back soon for the updated guide to getting all endings in Monster Prom or comment below if you have suggestions for the ones we didn’t get. Until then, you can check out this Steam page where more endings are explained, although a bit more cryptic (but still a lot better than nothing!)

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