Nov 15


Defend the town from outlaws and city slickers in “Showdown at Willow Creek”

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (3)

Showdown at Willow Creek

We’re proud to announce that Showdown at Willow Creek, 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.

Saddle up and defend the town of Willow Creek from nefarious outlaws and city slickers! It all starts when a rancher’s daughter goes missing, and it ends at the showdown at Willow Creek, where greed, lust, science, and Mother Nature will face off at high noon.

“Showdown at Willow Creek” is the interactive western mystery novel by Alana Joli Abbott where your choices control the story. The game is entirely text-based–without graphics or sound effects–and driven by the vast, unstoppable power of your imagination.

Gamble, seduce, brawl, or shoot your way through Willow Creek, where gunslingers make the laws and everybody has secrets. Will you romance the gambler or the soiled dove (or both)? Will you side with the scientists bringing electricity to the Old West, or with a tribe of Native American Utes? Will you unravel the conspiracy that threatens to tear the town apart, or will you light the fuse to blow it all sky high?

Note: With “Showdown,” we’re experimenting with “try before you buy” on iOS, where the first three chapters are available for free. Android and Chrome users can try the first three chapters for free on the web. You can buy the rest of the game for $1.99–the same price on iOS, Android, and Chrome.

We hope you enjoy playing Showdown at Willow Creek. We encourage you to tell your friends about it, and recommend the game on StumbleUpon, Facebook, Twitter, and other sites. Don’t forget: our initial download rate determines our ranking on the App Store. Basically, the more times you download in the first week, the better our games will rank.


  1. Jesse says:

    No love for Kindle Paperwhite these days?

  2. RomeoCasanova says:

    Unable to load game…loads up for a bit..then crashes

  3. Spindizzy says:

    Not a bad game but not a great one either.

    The romantic angle is underdeveloped as it was in Choice Of Kung Fu, but whereas Kung Fu had interesting characters in other roles, in this game the characterisation is generally a bit thin. The detective elements also seemed to fit uneasily within the Western genre.

    It’s definitely worth one playthrough but, at least for me, one was enough.

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