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Sep 19

2019

New Hosted Game! Hero or Villain: Genesis by Adrao

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Become the greatest hero or villain that the world has ever known! Balance the challenges of leading a normal life, while attempting to defeat evil…or wreak havoc on the world. It’s 25% off until September 26th! Hero or Villain: Genesis is a 330,000 word interactive novel by Adrao, where your choices control the story. The game is text-based, with artwork to help set the scene. Will you hunt down villains to the last corner of the planet, join a group of fellow heroes (or villains!), defeat New York’s criminal mastermind,

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Sep 19

2019

Tokyo Wizard is now on Steam and it’s 25% off!

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

  In honor of the release of Adrao’s latest game, Hero or Villain: Genesis, his other game Tokyo Wizard is also on sale and for the first time, is available on Steam! Updated, and with an expanded Kamakura path, try Tokyo Wizard today. Become a powerful wizard or witch in modern day Japan! Tokyo Wizard is a 160,000 word tale in which you’ll learn the power of magic and the consequences of it. Become one with Shinto animal spirit magic, learn powerful battle spells, or choose the path of necromancy and command an undead army! The game is entirely text-based–without graphics

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Sep 12

2019

Sword of the Slayer — Fight monsters with your magic talking sword!

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (0)

We’re proud to announce that Sword of the Slayer, 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 19! Fight monsters and free the ancient city with your enchanted talking sword! You’re a common orphan scraping a living on the streets of Targas Adur—a city older than memory, full of dark corners and darker magics, ruled by a merciless Sorcerer King, Demorgon. While exploring one of those dark corners, you stumble upon…the sword, an ancient

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Sep 09

2019

Author Interview: S. Andrew Swann, “Sword of the Slayer”

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Your first game for us was Welcome to Moreytown, which was based in a world you’d already written about in your novels. What was challenging for you in writing Sword of the Slayer in a new setting? I think the most challenging thing was avoiding being too wordy. This genre is one in which it’s easy to fall down a hole of descriptive prose that would probably quite annoying for anyone clicking through pages of text to get to the next choice. Keeping things concise while still serving the genre could be a hard balance to strike. Have you written

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Aug 29

2019

New Hosted Game! Samurai of Hyuga Book 4 by Devon Connell

Posted by: Rachel E. Towers | Comments (2)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Become the vagabond you always knew you were. Rely on your blade and wits, for little else will save you amidst the cold and unforgiving North! Retrace the steps of your past and rekindle a love once lost. Or try your best to snuff it out—either way, it’s going to burn. You may be the toughest ronin around, but even you aren’t prepared for what’s next! It’s 25% off until September 5th! Samurai of Hyuga Book 4 is a 375,000 word interactive fantasy novel by Devon Connell, where your choices

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Aug 15

2019

Google Warns Developers that All New Android Apps Require Three Days for Approval

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (3)

In conversation with Google Play Store developer support today, they confirmed to me that all new Android apps now require at least three days for approval.

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Aug 15

2019

Psy High 2: High Summer — What if summer could last forever?

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

We’re proud to announce that Psy High 2: High Summer, 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 August 22nd! What if summer could last forever? With your psychic powers and a little time magic, it can! Psy High 2: High Summer is a 270,000 interactive teen supernatural mystery novel by Rebecca Slitt, and the sequel to her 2014 smash hit, Psy High. It’s entirely text-based, without graphics or sound effects, and fueled by the

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Aug 12

2019

Author Interview: Rebecca Slitt, “Psy High 2: High Summer”

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

What if summer could last forever? With your psychic powers and a little time magic, it can! Psy High 2: High Summer is a 270,000 interactive teen supernatural mystery novel by Rebecca Slitt, and the sequel to her 2014 smash hit, Psy High. One year after saving Kingsport High at the junior prom, you’ve graduated, and you’re working as a counselor at a sleepaway camp before heading off to college. Your power to read minds certainly comes in handy when you’re in charge of a cabin full of nine- and ten-year-olds! You’re responsible for taking care of them and teaching them

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Jul 25

2019

Heroes of Myth — Are you a hero, a liar, or both?

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

We’re proud to announce that Heroes of Myth, 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 1st! Everyone thinks you saved the world three years ago. It was all a lie. The truth is, the “dark lord” you and your friends supposedly slew never existed; you used magical illusions to fake a prophecy. But now, as you relax into a life of fame and luxury, the omens from your false prophecy are happening again,

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Jul 22

2019

New Hosted Game! One Minute Mysteries by Michael Gray

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

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! One Minute Mysteries is a collection of fifty-five short, challenging mysteries by Michael Gray. Join Andy Carson and Sandy Crewe as they tackle hidden clues, tricky puzzles, wacky suspects, and relentless riddles! Each mystery is under 300 words long, so you can read it in under a minute! It’s 25% off until July 29th! • Follow the detectives as they investigate crimes. • Confront liars, cheats and kidnappers. • Meet fun and interesting characters. • Test your wits against a wide variety of difficult puzzles. • Who did it? Only

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