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Apr 15

2021

Two New Hosted Games! “The Mage’s Adventure” and “War of 2022

Posted by: Kai DeLeon | Comments (0)

Hosted Games has two new games for you to play! The Mage’s Adventures by Samuel Young Your party of intrepid adventurers is no stranger to taking on missions that the village guard simply isn’t equipped to. So it’s no surprise that when a demon attacks a nearby farmer, you and your group of arcanists, fencers, healers, and archers are tasked with killing her. But when a rival adventuring party gets in the way, and the demon proves more powerful than any of you had thought, things get even more complicated. What’s more, you soon discover that this demon wants to

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Apr 01

2021

New Hosted Game! Keeper of the Day and Night by Brynn Chernosky

Posted by: Kai DeLeon | Comments (0)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Between the monster attacks and the magic theory essays, your sophomore year at Magi Academy is shaping up to be a killer. It’s 33% off until April 8th! Keeper of the Day and Night is a 390,000 word interactive urban fantasy novel and sequel to Keeper of the Sun and Moon by Brynn Chernosky, 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. A newly declared keeper, you realize life hasn’t changed much when you’re attacked by

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Mar 17

2021

The Luminous Underground is a Nebula Award Finalist!

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

We are thrilled to announce that The Luminous Underground, by Phoebe Barton, is a finalist for the Nebula Game Writing Award – and it’s on sale, 30% off this week! The Luminous Underground is a 660,000-word interactive secondary-world science fantasy novel. Blast spirits out of a haunted subway system! Can your team defeat rival exterminators, shoddy gear, and City Hall? This is the third year that there has been a Nebula award for game writing, and the third year that Choice of Games authors have been finalists. Past Choice of Games Nebula finalists are: Kate Heartfield for The Road to Canterbury

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Jan 28

2021

Fate of the Storm Gods—Control the elements as a force of nature!

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

We’re proud to announce that Fate of the Storm Gods, 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 February 4th! You can also pick up Bendi Barrett’s first game, Avatar of the Wolf for 25% off! Harness wind, earth, fire, and all the forces of nature to destroy your enemies! Will you stabilize the broken magic of the weather, or revel in its chaos? Fate of the Storm Gods is a 275,000-word interactive fantasy novel by

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Jan 25

2021

Author Interview: Bendi Barrett, Fate of the Storm Gods

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

The world-below is the realm of humans: mundane, short-lived, often helpless creatures. But you are a Weather Builder—a resident of the upper-world, controller of all things atmospheric and a veritable Storm God! Fate of the Storm Gods is a 275,000-word interactive fantasy novel by Bendi Barrett, author of Avatar of the Wolf. I sat down with Bendi to talk about his upcoming game. You can try the first three chapters today. Fate of the Storm Gods releases this Thursday, January 28th. I love how both your games, Avatar of the Wolf and this latest one, transport me into a world

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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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