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Jul 22

2021

Two New Hosted Games! “Dinosaur Island Escape” and “Pirates of Donkey Island”

Posted by: Kai DeLeon | Comments (0)

Hosted Games has two new games for you to play! Dinosaur Island Escape by Chris Viola Dinosaur Island Escape (DIE) is a 84,000 word interactive puzzle based-open world novel written by Chris Viola, where you attempt to escape the deadliest place on Earth. It’s entirely text based, and powered by the vast, unstoppable power of your imagination. Explore an uncharted island filled with prehistoric predators that see you as nothing more than a free meal. Solve mysteries, uncover secrets, and explore this open world in a unique way. The sandbox style of the game, combined with the chance to build

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Jul 15

2021

Pugmire: Treasure of the Sea Dogs—Will you be a good dog, or a scurvy sea dog?

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

We’re proud to announce that Pugmire: Treasure of the Sea Dogs, 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” app. It’s 25% off until July 22nd! Will you be a good dog, or a scurvy sea dog? In this swashbuckling furry adventure, when nefarious pirate cats murder your mentor and steal the famous Corgi pearls, you’ll chase the cats across the seas to fetch and recover the treasure! Pugmire: Treasure of the Sea Dogs is a 100,000-word interactive nautical tail by

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Jul 13

2021

Author Interview: Eddy Webb, Pugmire: Treasure of the Sea Dogs

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Will you be a good dog, or a scurvy sea dog? In this swashbuckling furry adventure, when nefarious pirate cats murder your mentor and steal the famous Corgi pearls, you’ll chase the cats across the seas to fetch and recover the treasure! Pugmire: Treasure of the Sea Dogs is a 100,000-word interactive nautical tail by Eddy Webb, author of Ratings War. I sat down with Eddy to talk about transferring the world of Pugmire to interactive fiction, and of course, pugs! Pugmire: Treasure of the Sea Dogs releases this Thursday, July 15th. You can play the first three chapters today.

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Jul 01

2021

New Hosted Game! “Kiss from Death” by William Loman

Posted by: Kai DeLeon | Comments (0)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Romance immortal beings in a world of epic fantasy! Fall in love with witches, princes, dragons, and more in a millennia-spanning search for eternal companionship. Immortality is a life of sex, violence, and tough moral questions. Burn castles, write poetry, seduce mortals, stop wars, unlock dark powers – you have all the time in the world to do as you please. It’s 33% off until July 8th! Kiss from Death is a 320,000-word interactive novel by William Loman. A typical playthrough is between 50,000 and 100,000 words. It’s entirely text-based,

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Jun 17

2021

Belle-de-Nuit—Win duels and hearts in the city of love!

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

We’re proud to announce that Belle-de-Nuit, the latest in our “Heart’s Choice” line of multiple-choice interactive romance novels, is now available for iOS and Android in the “Heart’s Choice” app. You can also download it on Steam, or enjoy it on our website. It’s 25% off until Jun 24th! Win duels and hearts as a swordswoman at the Belle-de-Nuit, Paris’s finest luxury brothel! Fight for the honor of the ladies of the night in this game of swords and seductions. Belle-de-Nuit is a 115,000-word interactive romance novel by Rebecca Zahabi, author of Never Date Werewolves. It’s entirely text-based, without graphics

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Jun 15

2021

Author Interview: Rebecca Zahabi, Belle-de-Nuit

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Win duels and hearts as a swordswoman at Paris’s finest luxury brothel! Fight for the honor of ladies of the night in this game of swords and seductions. Belle-de-Nuit is a 107,000-word interactive romance novel by Rebecca Zahabi, author of Never Date Werewolves. I sat down with Rebecca to talk about the game’s unique setting and subject. Belle-de-Nuit releases this Thursday, June 17th. You can play the first few chapters today! This is your second game for our Heart’s Choice line and Belle-de-Nuit couldn’t be more different from Never Date Werewolves. Tell me about how your approach to the genre has evolved.

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Jun 03

2021

Two New Hosted Games! “Donor” and “Fifty

Posted by: Kai DeLeon | Comments (0)

Hosted Games has two new games for you to play! Donor by Elena Hearty Richard is a modern-day vampire who likes to eat in, so he always keeps a fresh victim trapped in his lair. All of his captives eventually die; YOU hope to be the first to escape. Match wits with Richard, his vampire cohort, Paul, and their human servant, Charles, in a treacherous game where bleeding to death is the least of your problems. And learn what it means to have something terrible in common with your captors: You must kill in order to survive. Donor is a

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May 27

2021

VERSUS: The Deathscapes—The epic conclusion to the VERSUS trilogy!

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (2)

We’re proud to announce that VERSUS: The Deathscapes, 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” app. It’s 40% off until June 3rd! You can also pick up VERSUS: The Lost Ones and VERSUS: The Elite Trials for 25% off until June 3rd! Unlock the secrets of the galaxy in the epic conclusion to the VERSUS Trilogy! Take your place among the gods with the superpowers you’ve stolen from them. VERSUS: The Deathscapes is a thrilling 200,000-word interactive novel by Zachary

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May 26

2021

Author Interview: Zachary Sergi, VERSUS: The Deathscapes

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Unlock the secrets of the galaxy in the epic conclusion to the VERSUS Trilogy! Take your place among the gods with the superpowers you’ve stolen from them. VERSUS: The Deathscapes is a thrilling 200,000-word interactive novel by Zachary Sergi, author of our best-selling Heroes Rise series. I sat down with Zachary to talk about the final installment of Versus. VERSUS: The Deathscapes releases this Thursday, May 27th.  This game is such a huge culmination. No spoilers, but tell me a little about that. Well, when I finished the original Heroes Rise Trilogy in 2014, I knew I wanted to dive

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May 13

2021

All of Kyle Marquis’ Games on Sale! Plus, a new special bundle

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

If you’ve enjoyed Vampire: The Masquerade—Night Road you’ll be thrilled to know that all of Kyle Marquis games are up to 40% off this week on all platforms! We’re also announcing a new Steam bundle: Every Game by Kyle Marquis! This bundle will be a “complete the set” bundle, meaning if you have any of his games in your Steam library you can buy the rest of them for a 15% discount! AND, this bundle is also subject to this week’s sale on Kyle Marquis games, so if you get the Steam bundle, this week, this is as low a

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