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Sep 20

2018

The Mysteries of Baroque — Rise from the dead to take revenge on your killers!

Posted by: Rachel E. Towers | Comments (0)

We’re proud to announce that The Mysteries of Baroque, the latest in our popular “Choice of Games” line of multiple-choice interactive-fiction games, is now available for Steam, Android, and on iOS in the Choice of Games Omnibus app. It’s 35% off until September 27th! Mad science raised you from the dead! Pursue justice or vengeance, love or secrets, as you save or destroy the world with forbidden eldritch power. The Mysteries of Baroque is a 200,000-word interactive Gothic horror novel by William Brown, where your choices control the story. It’s entirely text-based—without graphics or sound effects—and fueled by the vast,

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Sep 17

2018

Author Interview: William Brown, “The Mysteries of Baroque”

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Mad science raised you from the dead! Pursue justice or vengeance, love or secrets, as you save or destroy the world with forbidden eldritch power. One dark and stormy night in a remote castle in the mountains, you awake anew, resurrected by the brilliant Dr. Holofernes. But even a mad scientist can’t keep you alive forever. As the procedure reverses itself over time, you will begin to die again. You must fight to stay alive long enough hunt down your killers, avenge yourself, and protect the ones you love. The Mysteries of Baroque is a 200,000-word interactive Gothic horror novel by William

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Sep 06

2018

Choice of Broadsides: HMS Foraker — Set sail for danger, glory, and victory!

Posted by: Rachel E. Towers | Comments (0)

We’re proud to announce that Choice of Broadsides: HMS Foraker, the latest in our popular “Choice of Games” line of multiple-choice interactive-fiction games, is now available for Steam, Android, and on iOS in the Choice of Games Omnibus app. It’s 40% off until September 13th! Command a royal warship and destroy your enemies at sea! As a veteran navy captain in the world of Choice of Broadsides, you’ll fend off (smugglers, slavers, and) foes of the crown to seize your place in history. Choice of Broadsides: HMS Foraker is an 85,000 word interactive novel by Paul Wang, where your choices

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Sep 04

2018

Author Interview: Paul Wang, “Choice of Broadsides: HMS Foraker”

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Command a royal warship and destroy your enemies at sea! As a veteran navy captain in the world of Choice of Broadsides, you’ll fend off smugglers, slavers, and foes of the crown to seize your place in history. Choice of Broadsides: HMS Foraker is an 85,000 word interactive novel by Paul Wang. I sat down with Paul to talk about writing it, the nature of fic, and what he’s working on next. Choice of Broadsides: HMS Foraker releases this Thursday, September 6th.  You’re one of the most prolific Hosted Games and Choice of Games authors in our stable of writers. How

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Aug 23

2018

DinoKnights — Saddle up to defend the realm on dino-back!

Posted by: Rachel E. Towers | Comments (0)

We’re proud to announce that DinoKnights, the latest in our popular “Choice of Games” line of multiple-choice interactive-fiction games, is now available for Steam, Android, and on iOS in the Choice of Games Omnibus app. It’s 40% off until August 30th! Saddle up to defend the realm on dino-back! Once a humble farmer’s child, you’ve been accepted into Queen Isobel’s Rangers: brave knights who patrol the kingdom of Pascalia on scaly beasts. But just as you receive your own dino and begin your career as a knight-ranger, you discover evil forces are converging to destroy the Queen, and Pascalia itself.

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Aug 20

2018

Author Interview: KT Bryski, “DinoKnights”

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Saddle up to defend the realm on dino-back! Once a humble farmer’s child, you’ve been accepted into Queen Isobel’s Rangers: brave knights who patrol the kingdom of Pascalia on scaly beasts. But just as you receive your own dino and begin your career as a knight-ranger, you discover evil forces are converging to destroy the Queen, and Pascalia itself. DinoKnights is a 177,000-word interactive novel by KT Bryski. I sat down with KT to learn more about the world DinoKnights is set in, and the challenges of picking up ChoiceScript after a break. DinoKnights releases this Thursday, August 23rd.  Tell

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Aug 16

2018

New Hosted Game! The Magician’s Burden by Samuel Harrison Young

Posted by: Rachel E. Towers | Comments (0)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! You are a magician living a fairly normal life in a small village outside of the Kingdom of Githrad. Deal with bullies, navigate your father’s temper and alcoholism, and work at your various jobs. As well as being a clerk at your parents’ general store, you can also choose between being a guard, a scribe, a farmer, or a thief. It’s 40% off until August 23rd! You get to have fun, too, like playing in chess tournaments, sparring, reading at the library, exploring necromancer’s caves, exploring the woods, and finding

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Aug 16

2018

New Hosted Game! The Haze Under Windbrooke by Jesse Freeman

Posted by: Rachel E. Towers | Comments (0)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Struggle to balance a normal life while you investigate strange creatures, and the malevolent fog that hangs over your city. Take on the roll of a teenager thrown into a chaotic and dangerous struggle. Learn how to fight and use magic while you try not to die to the horrific creatures luring just under the surface of your city. It’s 33% off until August 23rd! The Haze Under Windbrooke is a 117,200 word interactive fantasy novel by Jesse Freeman, where your choices control the story. It’s entirely text-based—without graphics or

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Aug 10

2018

Choice of Magics — Your magic can change the world, but at what cost?

Posted by: Rachel E. Towers | Comments (1)

We’re proud to announce that Choice of Magics, the latest in our popular “Choice of Games” line of multiple-choice interactive-fiction games, is now available for Steam, Android, and on iOS in the Choice of Games Omnibus app. It’s 30% off until August 17th! Your magic can change the world, but at what cost? Battle dragons, skyships, and evil Inquisitors, as you protect your homeland, conquer it, or destroy it forever. Choice of Magics is a 550,000-word interactive, post-apocalyptic fantasy novel by Kevin Gold, author of our best-selling game, Choice of Robots. It’s entirely text-based, without graphics or sound effects, and

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Aug 06

2018

Author Interview: Kevin Gold, “Choice of Magics”

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (1)

Your magic can change the world, but at what cost? Battle dragons, skyships, and evil Inquisitors, as you protect your homeland, conquer it, or destroy it forever. Choice of Magics is a 550,000-word interactive, post-apocalyptic fantasy novel by Kevin Gold, author of our best-selling game, Choice of Robots. I sat down with Kevin to talk about his latest game and experiences with interactive fiction. Choice of Magics releases this Thursday, August 9th.  MILD SPOILERS for CHOICE OF MAGICS FOLLOW. Magics is one of the coolest games we’ve put out in terms of sheer power and ability the PC has to enact

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