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May 17

2019

New Hosted Game! The Saga of Oedipus Rex by Jac Colvin

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

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Your name is Oedipus, Prince of Corinth: And you’ve just discovered your future has been cursed by the gods themselves. Travel back to a time of magic and monsters in ancient Greece. Can you successfully fight to free yourself? Or will you succumb to the fate that was prophesied? It’s 25% off until May 24th! The Saga of Oedipus Rex is an epic 100,000 word interactive fantasy novel by Jac Colvin, where your choices control the story. It’s entirely text-based—without graphics or sound effects—and fueled by the vast, unstoppable power

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May 10

2019

All of Kyle Marquis’ Games on Sale!

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

If you’ve enjoyed Pon Para you’ll be thrilled to know that all of Kyle Marquis games are up to 33% off this week! Empyrean Far below the city of Actorius lies the mysterious world of the Deep Tech—creatures and plants both living and mechanical, and powered by unknown forces. Your father harvests the tech to create experimental airships, and the Revolution that fights his every move races to do the same. Your father’s aero, the Empyrean, is governed by Deep Tech dynamics not even he understands. Silverworld In a world of trackless jungles, colossal beasts, and cruel pre-human civilizations, you

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May 09

2019

Pon Para and the Great Southern Labyrinth — War against dark gods to save reality!

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

We’re proud to announce that Pon Para and the Great Southern Labyrinth, 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 May 16th! Chosen by the gods, you must battle savage monsters, corrupt priests, and mad philosophers to save reality from the dark god of destruction! Pon Para and the Great Southern Labyrinth is an interactive Bronze Age fantasy novel by Kyle Marquis, the first game in the Pon Para trilogy, where your choices control the

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May 07

2019

Author Interview: Kyle Marquis, “Pon Para and the Great Southern Labyrinth”

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Chosen by the gods, you must battle savage monsters, corrupt priests, and mad philosophers to save reality from the dark god of destruction!  Years ago, in the Behemoth War, the forces of evil tried to destroy the world with Raun, the dark axe of destruction. Your parents united with King Hyras to win the Behemoth War and save the kingdom, becoming legendary heroes. You have been raised far from the intrigues and corruption of the great cities–and from the plots of the gods. But after twenty years of peace, the pirate king Lord Vankred has found Raun. Under the threat of

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Apr 27

2019

Fog of War: The Battle for Cerberus — Take command of a platoon of Astral Troopers!

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

We’re proud to announce that Fog of War: The Battle for Cerberus, 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 May 4th! Take command of a platoon of Astral Troopers! You’re a recent graduate from the Astral College and strike officer training, you have just been posted to the Astral Corps’ Levantine Regiment, Hoplites troop, and been given command of the Fifth Platoon. You must prove your professional competence to your fellow officers to qualify

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Apr 22

2019

Author Interview: Bennett Coles, “Fog of War: The Battle for Cerberus”

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Take command of a platoon of Astral Troopers!  You’re a recent graduate from the Astral College and strike officer training, you have just been posted to the Astral Corps’ Levantine Regiment, Hoplites troop, and been given command of the Fifth Platoon. You must prove your professional competence to your fellow officers to qualify as a strike officer, while fighting a rebel army and combatting a deadly plague on a hostile planet. Fog of War: The Battle for Cerberus is a 170,000-word military sci-fi interactive novel by Bennett R. Coles; I sat down with Bennett to talk about the Virtues of

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Apr 04

2019

New Hosted Game! Totem Force by Tom Rayner

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

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Battle giant robots, mad gods, and…awkward teen romance? You were just an ordinary high-school student—up until you rescued a mysterious being from the army, and were granted amazing powers! Now you must put on your colored costume, make sure to finish your homework, and prepare for the fight of your life! It’s 40% off until April 11th! Totem Force is a lighthearted 260,000 word interactive anime-inspired novel by Tom Rayner, where your choices control the story. It’s entirely text-based—without graphics or sound effects—and fueled by the vast, unstoppable power of

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Mar 28

2019

The Superlatives: Shattered Worlds — Hunt a killer and save the solar system!

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

We’re proud to announce that The Superlatives: Shattered Worlds, 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 33% off until April 4th! Conquer assassins and alien invaders in Superlative London! Defend Earth and negotiate interplanetary peace as you race to rescue Queen Victoria in this thrilling sequel to The Superlatives: Aetherfall. It’s also 33% off until April 4th! The Superlatives: Shattered Worlds is a 218,000-word interactive novel by Alice Ripley. It’s entirely text-based, without graphics or sound effects,

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Mar 21

2019

Choice of the Dragon is now on Steam

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

We’re happy to announce that Choice of the Dragon, is now available on Steam for Windows, Mac, and Linux. (It’s still available on iOS and Android, too.) It’s 40% off on Steam until March 28th! Tyrannize the kingdom as a fire-breathing dragon who sleeps on gold and kidnaps princesses for fun! Choice of the Dragon is a thrilling interactive novel by Dan Fabulich and Adam Strong-Morse, where your choices control the story. The game is entirely text-based–30,000 words, without graphics or sound effects–and fueled by the vast, unstoppable power of your imagination. Battle heroes, wizards, and rival dragons in your

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Mar 18

2019

Pre-order The Superlatives sequel, Shattered Worlds today!

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

We’re offering our fans a chance to pre-order our next game, The Superlatives: Shattered Worlds by Alice Ripley, the upcoming sequel to The Superlatives: Shattered Worlds. We’ll release the game to the public on Thursday, March 28th; you can buy it today at a discounted price. If you buy it here on our website, you’ll be able to play it on your preferred device when the game comes out. Hunt a killer and save the solar system! Conquer assassins and alien invaders in Superlative London! Defend Earth and negotiate interplanetary peace as you race to rescue Queen Victoria in this thrilling

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