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Jul 11

2014

Two New Games: “Heroes Rise: HeroFall” and “Life of a Mobster”

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (1)

Today, Choice of Games is proud to announce two new games. First, Heroes Rise: HeroFall, the latest in our popular “Choice of Games” line of multiple-choice interactive-fiction games, is now available on Steam, iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire. Second, we’re announcing that Life of a Mobster is now available under our “Hosted Games” program for iOS, Android, and the Chrome Web Store. Heroes Rise: HeroFall: Would a hero like you assassinate the President? Heroes Rise: HeroFall completes the epic Heroes Rise trilogy by Zachary Sergi, featuring the smash hits Heroes Rise: The Prodigy and Heroes Rise: The Hero Project, interactive

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Jul 01

2014

Gender and Sexuality in Interactive Fiction v2.0 panel at GaymerX!

Posted by: Jason Stevan Hill | Comments (1)

In case you missed it, we organized a panel at the GaymerX conference last year featuring noted IF authors Christine Love, Porpentine, Aaron Reed, and Zachary Sergi. (You can watch the entirety of the panel on YouTube.) We’re hosting the same panel again this year, only we’ve added Deirdra “Squinky” Kiai to the panel! The panel is scheduled for 10am on Saturday (the 12th). We’re inviting you to submit questions for our panelists via Twitter (#gsinif) or email. Not only will we pose our favorite three submissions to the panelists, but the submitters of those questions will receive a free

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Jun 17

2014

“Heroes Rise” Is the First Text Adventure on Steam; We Need Your Help!

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (22)

We’re proud to announce that both games in our bestselling “Heroes Rise” series of interactive novels are now available on Steam. These are the first text-only games ever to be released on Valve’s platform. “Heroes Rise” is an epic interactive novel series by Zachary Sergi, where your choices control the story. The games are entirely text-based–without graphics or sound effects–and fueled by the vast, unstoppable power of your imagination. (There are some gorgeous visual novels on Steam, but there has never been a game on Steam without graphics or sound effects.) Today’s release includes both Heroes Rise: The Prodigy and

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Jun 13

2014

Announcing “Mecha Ace” — Duel giant mechs with plasma sabers to save us all

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (3)

We’re proud to announce that Mecha Ace, the latest in our popular “Choice of Games” line of multiple-choice interactive-fiction games, is now available for iOS, Android, and, via the Chrome Web Store, Windows, OS X, and Linux. Step into the cockpit of a giant robot in an interstellar civil war! Customize your mecha to duel against enemy pilots with “monosaber” plasma swords. Find glory, disgrace, and even love. “Mecha Ace” is a thrilling interactive sci-fi novel by Paul Wang, where your choices control the story. The game is entirely text-based–without graphics or sound effects–and fueled by the vast, unstoppable power

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May 16

2014

Two New Games: “Neighbourhood Necromancer” and “Planetary Quarantine”

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (0)

Today, Choice of Games is proud to announce two new games. First, Neighbourhood Necromancer, the latest in our popular “Choice of Games” line of multiple-choice interactive-fiction games, is now available for iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, and, via the Chrome Web Store, Windows, OS X, and Linux. Second, we’re announcing that Planetary Quarantine is now available under our “Hosted Games” program for iOS, Android, and the Chrome Web Store. Neighbourhood Necromancer: Command the undead to take revenge on the suburbs In Neighbourhood Necromancer, command the undead to take revenge on the suburbs! Oh, everyone at school laughed at you, but no

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May 02

2014

Two New Games: “NOLA Is Burning” and “Choice of the Rock Star”

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (2)

Today, Choice of Games is proud to announce two new games. First, NOLA Is Burning, the latest in our popular “Choice of Games” line of multiple-choice interactive-fiction games, is now available for iOS, Android, and, via the Chrome Web Store, Windows, OS X, and Linux. Second, we’re announcing that Choice of the Rock Star is now available for iOS, Android, and the Chrome Web Store. NOLA Is Burning: A blood-soaked New Orleans noir thriller! Your boss, The Bull, the most dangerous gangster in New Orleans, has a job for you. Rescue your kidnapped lover–officially The Bull’s lover, but unofficially yours–before

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May 01

2014

Way Walkers: Tangled Paths

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (1)

J. Leigh, author of Way Walkers: University and Way Walkers: University 2, has written a novel, Way Walkers: Tangled Paths, published by Red Adept Publishing. You can buy it in paperback or as an ebook from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, or the iBookstore. Twelve Ways create a thousand tangled paths. Hatched from an egg but unable to shift into dragon form, Jathen is a moot among the Tazu. His rightful throne is forbidden him because of his transformative handicap, and neither his culture nor his religion offer acceptance of his supposed flaws. Driven by wounded anger, Jathen strikes out

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Apr 27

2014

Our Forums Are Up Again (for Now)

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (0)

As documented here, http://www.choiceofgames.com/2014/04/our-site-was-hacked-forums-are-down/ our Vanilla Forums web site was hacked yesterday, at 10:20am on April 26th. Right now, go here https://www.choiceofgames.com/forum/profile/password and change your password. I believe that we’ve closed the security hole in the forums, but it’s hard to be 100% sure of that. In a separate thread, I’d like to begin a discussion about what changes we’d like to make to make the forum better and more secure. https://www.choiceofgames.com/forum/discussion/3315/switching-off-of-vanilla-forums

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Apr 26

2014

Our site was hacked; forums are down

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (9)

Our website was hacked earlier today. The attacker exploited a vulnerability in our forum software (Vanilla Forums), so we’ve temporarily disabled the forums. EDIT: Forums are back up now! If you’d like us to email you when our forums are back online, please subscribe to our mailing list using the “Subscribe by Email” button on the right. We’ll also post to our Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ when our forums have returned. We don’t know how long it will take to restore the forums. Rather than bring back the old forum software (with its gaping security flaws), we’ll probably have to

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Apr 03

2014

Announcing “Trial of the Demon Hunter”

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (4)

We’re proud to announce that Trial of the Demon Hunter, the latest in our Hosted Games label of multiple-choice interactive-fiction games, is now available for iOS, Android, and, via the Chrome Web Store, Windows, OS X, and Linux. Trial of the Demon Hunter is an interactive fantasy novel by Samuel Harrison Young where your choices control the story. Battle against the forces of evil and embark on a perilous journey to avenge your decimated village alongside your shape shifting companion. We hope you enjoy playing Trial of the Demon Hunter. We encourage you to tell your friends about it, and

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