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Jun 22

2017

Avatar Of The Wolf — Hunt down the killer who murdered the Wolf god!

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

We’re proud to announce that Avatar Of The Wolf, the latest in our popular “Choice of Games” line of multiple-choice interactive-fiction games, is now available for Steam, iOS, and Android. It’s 25% off until Jun 28th! Hunt down the killer who murdered the Wolf god! As Wolf’s last avatar before his assassination, will you revive your god, take revenge on his killer, or destroy the pantheon and bring about a new order? Avatar of the Wolf is a 135,000-word interactive fantasy novel by Bendi Barrett. It’s entirely text-based, without graphics or sound effects, and fueled by the vast, unstoppable power

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Jun 13

2017

Author Interview: Bendi Barrett, “Avatar of the Wolf”

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Choice of Games’ latest release will be Avatar of the Wolf by Bendi Barrett. In a savage land where the gods manipulate mortals like pawns on a chess board, Wolf’s divine power controlled you and protected you. But since Wolf’s death, the eyes of Hawk, Spider, Bear, Gazelle, and Eel are upon you. The embers of Wolf’s power still burn within you; your remnants of divinity threaten to topple the pantheon.. Look for Avatar of the Wolf later this month, releasing on Thursday, June 22nd. Tell me about what influenced your world creation for Avatar. What kind of a world is this set in?

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Jun 01

2017

Demon Mark: A Russian Saga — Battle dragons, witches, and an undead army!

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

We’re proud to announce that Demon Mark: A Russian Saga, the latest in our popular “Choice of Games” line of multiple-choice interactive-fiction games, is now available for Steam, iOS, and Android. It’s 16% off until June 7th! Call upon the power of your cursed Demon Mark to battle dragons, witches, and an undead army! Beware: each time you use it, the Mark grows stronger. Demon Mark: A Russian Saga is a 200,000-word interactive fantasy novel by Vlad Barash and Lorraine Fryer, steeped in Russian folklore. It’s entirely text-based, without graphics or sound effects, and fueled by the vast, unstoppable power

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Jun 01

2017

New Hosted Game! Treasure of the Forgotten City by Danny McAleese and David Kristoph

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

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Three priceless star jewels. A century-old, cryptic journal. Using only the resources left by your grand-uncle, it’s up to you to find Atraharsis—the legendary lost city beneath the sands. But the way won’t be easy. Raging sandstorms, sinister traps, and a whole host of mysteries stand between you and your Ultimate goal. Treasure of the Forgotten City is a 40,000 word interactive fantasy novel by Danny McAleese and David Kristoph, 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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May 30

2017

Author Interview: Vlad Barash & Lorraine Fryer, “Demon Mark: A Russian Saga”

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (1)

Choice of Games’ latest release will be Demon Mark: A Russian Saga by Vlad Barash and Lorraine Fryer. Once upon a time, in the land of Rus, you lived a simple life as the firstborn child of peasant farmers. But when the evil demon Uhin places the Demon Mark upon you and kidnaps your parents’ second child, you’ll set out on an epic adventure to reunite your family. On your journey through Russian folklore, you’ll confront the treacherous witch Baba Yaga, the seven-headed dragon Zmey Gorynych, the mythic giant Svyatogor, and the villainous Koschei the Deathless with his army of corpses. Look for Demon

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May 26

2017

Free Community College Hero Short Story—“A Very Stoic Christmas”

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

Eric Moser, author of Community College Hero: Trial by Fire, is offering readers a free (non-interactive) 2,500-word short story, titled “A Very Stoic Christmas.” The events in the short story involve the character Stoic and take place on an evening several days after the conclusion of Trial by Fire but before the events of Community College Hero 2: Knowledge is Power, currently in development. The events in the story are canon, but spoilers for the sequel are minimal. The story also includes cover art by Adrienne Valdes, the official artist for the sequel. To receive the free short story, just

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May 05

2017

Welcome to Moreytown — Claw your way to the top of this slum for furries

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

We’re proud to announce that Welcome to Moreytown, the latest in our popular “Choice of Games” line of multiple-choice interactive-fiction games, is now available for Steam, iOS, and Android. It’s 25% off until May 12th! Claw your way to the top of Moreytown, a furry slum for human-animal hybrids. Will you take down the gangs who rule the town, or take them over instead? Welcome to Moreytown is a 150,000-word interactive novel by S. Andrew Swann. It’s entirely text-based, without graphics or sound effects, and fueled by the vast, unstoppable power of your imagination. You’re a moreau: a genetically engineered

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May 02

2017

Author Interview: S. Andrew Swann, “Welcome to Moreytown”

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (3)

Choice of Games’ latest release will be Welcome to Moreytown by S. Andrew Swann. In Moreytown, You’re a moreau: a genetically engineered human-animal hybrid, a remnant of mankind’s last war. Surviving life in a Moreytown hasn’t been easy, but now, someone is out to kill you and your fellow “moreys”—unexplained fires, explosions, and the gangs swirling around the neighborhood add up to big trouble. It’s up to you to save your pelt, and maybe take over town. I sat down with the author to learn more about the game and their experiences writing interactive fiction. Look for Welcome to Moreytown later this week,

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Apr 28

2017

A Midsummer Night’s Choice Has Director’s Commentary

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (1)

Do you want to know more about the origins of A Midsummer Night’s Choice? Do you want to impress your friends with how much you know about Shakespeare? And more importantly, do you want to know why there’s a bear? Now you can purchase the Director’s Commentary! In the “Director’s Commentary” mode, an extra option will appear on certain choices, “View new commentary,” allowing you to read the author’s notes about that moment in the story. To unlock the Director’s Commentary, you’ll first need to purchase the full version of A Midsummer Night’s Choice on the web, iOS, Android, or

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Apr 28

2017

Choice of the Dragon Is Now in Spanish

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (1)

Choice of the Dragon was our very first game, and we’re proud to announce that it’s now available in Spanish! It’s completely free to play the entire game from beginning to end. On iOS and Android, if your phone uses Spanish as its native language, the game will automatically be in Spanish when you open it. On the web, you can click the “Español”/”English” link to switch back and forth. On iOS, you can click the “Settings”/”Ajustes” button on the Menu screen to change languages. On Android, use the Menu button and select “Change Language”/”Cambiar idioma”. Launching a game in

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