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Jul 12

2018

Blood Money — Take over your crime family with ghost power!

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

We’re proud to announce that Blood Money, 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 July 19th! By the power of your blood, you and your ghosts will take over your crime family! Blood Money is a 290,000-word interactive novel by Hannah Powell-Smith. It’s entirely text-based, without graphics or sound effects, and fueled by the vast, unstoppable power of your imagination. When your cousin murders the city’s most notorious crime boss–your mother–a power struggle erupts

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Jul 09

2018

Author Interview, Hannah Powell-Smith

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

By the power of your blood, you and your ghosts will take over your crime family! When your cousin murders the city’s most notorious crime boss—your mother—a power struggle erupts across the criminal underworld. As your sisters Octavia and Fuschia vie for control, you alone in the family possess the blood magician’s power to summon and command ghosts. They hunger for your blood; if it’s blood they want, then blood they’ll have. Blood Money is a 275,000-word interactive novel by Hannah Powell-Smith. I sat down with Hannah to talk blood magic and IF. Blood Money releases this Thursday, July 12th.  Tell

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Jun 28

2018

I, Cyborg — Outfly, outshoot, and outwit all your enemies!

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

We’re proud to announce that I, Cyborg, 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 July 5th! Outfly, outshoot, and outwit your enemies as an outlaw cyborg on the run! You’re a cyborg copy of Ypsilanti Rowe, the interstellar outlaw, whose enemies (and exes) are gunning for you. Can you upgrade your brain and pull one last heist? I, Cyborg is a 300,000-word interactive science-fiction novel by Tracy Canfield. It’s entirely text-based, without graphics or

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Jun 26

2018

New Hosted Game! Doomsday on Demand 2 by Norbert M.

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

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Picking up where you left off, you will encounter new challenges and face tough decisions in the hope to finally escape the living nightmare in the districts that only became worse. Decide whom you will trust, and how will you achieve your goal. It’s kill or be killed. It’s 33% off until July 3rd! Doomsday on Demand 2 is a 135,000 word interactive novel by Norbert M., where your choices control the story. It’s entirely text-based—without graphics or sound effects—and fueled by the vast, unstoppable power of your imagination. •

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Jun 21

2018

Author Interview: Tracy Canfield, “I, Cyborg”

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (3)

Being a cyborg copy of the famous outlaw Ypsilanti Rowe comes with plenty of advantages. But when your cybernetic brain begins to fail only a rare and obsolete part can make your systems function again. Journey across the galaxy as you hunt down the missing piece. I, Cyborg is a 300,000-word interactive science-fiction novel by Tracy Canfield, releasing next Thursday, June 28th. You can play the first three chapters now for free!  I, Cyborg is one of the few “purely” science-fiction games I think we’ve put out. Can you say a little about what the genre means to you? Favorite novels,

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Jun 07

2018

New Hosted Game! The Courting of Miss Bennet by Michael Gray

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

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Play through Pride and Prejudice, the classic romance novel! You are a young woman in 1813, hoping to find your true love. But which of your five suitors will you favor? The aloof nobleman Mr. Darcy? The amiable Mr. Bingley? The stuffy Mr. Collins, the kind-hearted Colonel Fitzwilliam, or the villainous Mr. Wickham? It’s 33% off until June 14th! The Courting of Miss Bennet is a 200,000 word interactive romance novel by Michael Gray, where your choices control the story. It’s entirely text-based—without graphics or sound effects—and fueled by the

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Jun 01

2018

New Hosted Game! A Mummy Is Not An Antique by Randy Condon

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

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Battle the amok mummy of a disreputable love potion huckster while filming the story of the century! There is a news story here bigger than any antiques show. How will you cover it without getting killed and to what lengths will you go to bring home the story of the century? It’s 33% off until June 8th! A Mummy Is Not An Antique is a 52,000 word interactive novel by Randy Condon, where your choices control the story. It’s entirely text-based—without graphics or sound effects—and fueled by the vast, unstoppable

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May 24

2018

Rent-a-Vice — What doesn’t kill you…kills someone else.

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

We’re proud to announce that Rent-a-Vice, 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 31st! What doesn’t kill you…kills someone else, and leads you down an ethical rabbit hole. In the near future, paying users can rent the “virtual experiences” of other people. These “feeders” sublet their own bodies, at the risk of their own lives, so that customers can safely enjoy extreme, potentially self-destructive vices, like binge eating, cliff diving, or worse. Rent-a-Vice is a 150,000-word interactive cyberpunk-noir mystery novel by

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May 22

2018

Author Interview: Natalia Theodoridou, “Rent-a-Vice”

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

What doesn’t kill you…kills someone else, and leads you down an ethical rabbit hole. In the near future, paying users can rent the “virtual experiences” of other people. These “feeders” sublet their own bodies, at the risk of their own lives, so that customers can safely enjoy extreme, potentially self-destructive vices, like binge eating, cliff diving, or worse. Rent-a-Vice is a 150,000-word interactive cyberpunk-noir mystery novel by Natalia Theodoridou. I sat down with Natalia to talk about her game, and the challenges of writing dark. Rent-a-Vice releases this Thursday, May 24th. What inspired you to write Rent-a-Vice? This is always the

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May 17

2018

New Hosted Game! Community College Hero: Knowledge is Power by Eric Moser

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

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! You survived the fall semester, but things are heating up this winter in Speck, Nebraska! A new villain with mysterious motives emerges to terrorize your city! New professors push you and your classmates harder than ever before! New information is revealed about Zenith-training schools in New York and San Francisco! And if that’s not enough, one of the world’s deadliest villains has promised to return before the end of the semester to finish what she started in the fall! It’s 20% off until May 24th! Community College Hero: Knowledge is

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