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Jan 07

2021

Two New Hosted Games! “Relics of the Lost Age” and “The Brothers War

Posted by: Kai DeLeon | Comments (0)

Hosted Games has two new games for you to play! Relics of the Lost Age by James Shaw The Nazis are on the trail of six ancient magical artifacts powerful enough to crush all opposition and conquer the world. But they didn’t take one thing into account: you. Relics of the Lost Age is a swashbuckling 350,000 word interactive adventure novel written by James Shaw, 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. It started out as a routine dig in Palestine. But soon

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Dec 17

2020

The Luminous Underground—Blast spirits out of a haunted subway system!

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

We’re proud to announce that The Luminous Underground, 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 30% off until Dec 24th! Blast spirits out of a haunted subway system! Can your team defeat rival exterminators, shoddy gear, and City Hall? You’ve been a daemon dissipator for years, carrying a rainbow blaster and learning the ins and outs of magic to zap electromagnetic monsters into static. After following the jobs from one end of Septenland to the other, you’ve settled

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Nov 12

2020

Jolly Good: Cakes and Ale—Get yourself in and out of another fine mess!

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (1)

We’re proud to announce that Jolly Good: Cakes and Ale, 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 30% off until November 19th! Get yourself into and out of another fine mess! As the newest member of London’s elite “Noble Gases” social club, you’ll win glory, renown, and much-needed money through various cunning schemes that will seem like good ideas at the time. Jolly Good: Cakes and Ale is a 1.2 million—million!—word interactive comedy of manners by Kreg Segall.

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Nov 09

2020

Author Interview: Kreg Segall, Jolly Good: Cakes and Ale

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (1)

Get yourself into and out of another fine mess! As the newest member of London’s elite “Noble Gases” social club, you’ll win glory, renown, and much-needed money through various cunning schemes that will seem like good ideas at the time. Jolly Good: Cakes and Ale is a 1.2 million—million!—word interactive comedy of manners by Kreg Segall. I sat down with Kreg to get the scoop on his latest game. Jolly Good: Cakes and Ale releases this Thursday, November 12th. You can pre-order the game for iOS here. You can play the demo here. Add it to your Steam Wishlist here.

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Nov 05

2020

New Hosted Game! Score of a Lifetime by John Lance

Posted by: Kai DeLeon | Comments (1)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Money! Romance! Cars! Half a billion dollars is up for grabs. Track down the fortune without letting a new flame steal your heart—unless that’s your plan! When a vehicle with a million-dollar bounty goes missing, you and your boss know it must lead to an even bigger payday. It’s 33% off until Nov 12th! Score of a Lifetime is an exhilarating, succinct 43,000 word interactive adventure/romance novel by John Lance 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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Oct 25

2020

Continuing Development on “Choice of the Vampire”

Posted by: Jason Stevan Hill | Comments (3)

I’m thrilled to announce that this Thursday, we’ll be releasing the long-awaited next volume in the Choice of the Vampire saga: St. Louis, Unreal City. Before continuing, let me make a note on nomenclature: I refer to St. Louis as the Fourth Volume, after The Battle of New Orleans, The Siege of Vicksburg, and The Fall of Memphis. I recognize that this is a little confusing, since New Orleans and Vicksburg were released as a single game. As with the release of the previous three volumes, development is ongoing. The initial release of Vampire in August of 2010 was only

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Announcements, Choice of the Vampire

Oct 22

2020

Way Walkers: University and Way Walkers: University 2 Out Now on Steam With New 150,000-word Halloween Additional Content!

Posted by: Kai DeLeon | Comments (0)

Hosted Games is proud to present an update and expansion to Way Walkers: University by J. Leigh! First, both Way Walkers: University and Way Walkers: University 2 are out now on Steam, and Way Walkers: University has a brand new content expansion. In this massive, 150,000 word new Way Walkers Adventure co-written by Mac J Rea, unlock four new chapters to explore how the magical city of Tar’citadel celebrates Halloween–or as they call it, the Night of the Thinned Veil: when anyone can see ghosts and spirits, be they Talented or no! It’s 25% off until Oct 29th! The Embassy

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Oct 15

2020

Fox Spirit: A Two-Tailed Adventure—Dazzle humanity or destroy it as a magic fox!

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

We’re proud to announce that Fox Spirit: A Two-Tailed Adventure, 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 33% off until October 22nd! Dazzle humanity or destroy it as a magical, two-tailed fox! Fox Spirit: A Two-Tailed Adventure is a 250,000-word interactive fantasy novel by Amy Clare Fontaine, 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. Seek the mystical Star Ball that will

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Oct 12

2020

Author Interview: Amy Clare Fontaine, Fox Spirit: A Two-Tailed Adventure

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (1)

Dazzle humanity or destroy it as a magical, two-tailed fox! Seek the mystical Star Ball that will grant you immortality. Fox Spirit: A Two-Tailed Adventure is a 250,000-word interactive fantasy novel by Amy Clare Fontaine. I sat down with Amy to talk about the joy of writing about animals. Fox Spirit releases this Thursday, October 15th. Today you can Wishlist it on Steam Play the demo on our website Pre-order the game on the Apple App Store (Note: you will be charged for your purchase now, and automatically receive the game on Thursday.) This is your first foray into interactive

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Oct 09

2020

New Hosted Game! Too Different by Andrew Kenneth Specter

Posted by: Kai DeLeon | Comments (1)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Unravel the mysterious past of your parents and homeland while journeying through four unique lands! As you travel, you may discover friendship, love, or things better left unknown…But whatever you decide, you will change the world forever, or understand what it means to truly be too different. It’s 40% off until Oct 16th! Too Different is a 200,000 word interactive science-fantasy novel by Andrew Kenneth Specter, 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. Play as

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