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Aug 15

2019

Google Warns Developers that All New Android Apps Require Three Days for Approval

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (0)

In conversation with Google Play Store developer support today, they confirmed to me that all new Android apps now require at least three days for approval.

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Aug 15

2019

Psy High 2: High Summer — What if summer could last forever?

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

We’re proud to announce that Psy High 2: High Summer, 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 35% off until August 22nd! What if summer could last forever? With your psychic powers and a little time magic, it can! Psy High 2: High Summer is a 270,000 interactive teen supernatural mystery novel by Rebecca Slitt, and the sequel to her 2014 smash hit, Psy High. It’s entirely text-based, without graphics or sound effects, and fueled by the

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Aug 12

2019

Author Interview: Rebecca Slitt, “Psy High 2: High Summer”

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

What if summer could last forever? With your psychic powers and a little time magic, it can! Psy High 2: High Summer is a 270,000 interactive teen supernatural mystery novel by Rebecca Slitt, and the sequel to her 2014 smash hit, Psy High. One year after saving Kingsport High at the junior prom, you’ve graduated, and you’re working as a counselor at a sleepaway camp before heading off to college. Your power to read minds certainly comes in handy when you’re in charge of a cabin full of nine- and ten-year-olds! You’re responsible for taking care of them and teaching them

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Jul 25

2019

Heroes of Myth — Are you a hero, a liar, or both?

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

We’re proud to announce that Heroes of Myth, 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 30% off until August 1st! Everyone thinks you saved the world three years ago. It was all a lie. The truth is, the “dark lord” you and your friends supposedly slew never existed; you used magical illusions to fake a prophecy. But now, as you relax into a life of fame and luxury, the omens from your false prophecy are happening again,

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Jul 22

2019

New Hosted Game! One Minute Mysteries by Michael Gray

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

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! One Minute Mysteries is a collection of fifty-five short, challenging mysteries by Michael Gray. Join Andy Carson and Sandy Crewe as they tackle hidden clues, tricky puzzles, wacky suspects, and relentless riddles! Each mystery is under 300 words long, so you can read it in under a minute! It’s 25% off until July 29th! • Follow the detectives as they investigate crimes. • Confront liars, cheats and kidnappers. • Meet fun and interesting characters. • Test your wits against a wide variety of difficult puzzles. • Who did it? Only

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Jul 22

2019

Author Interview: Abigail Trevor, “Heroes of Myth”

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

  Everyone thinks you saved the world three years ago. It was all a lie. The truth is, the “dark lord” you and your friends supposedly slew never existed; you used magical illusions to fake a prophecy. But now, as you relax into a life of fame and luxury, the omens from your false prophecy are happening again, and this time, you had nothing to do with it. Heroes of Myth is a 560,000-word interactive novel by Abigail C. Trevor, a staff member of Choice of Games. I sat down with Abby to talk about her first game with us and

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Jul 12

2019

Choice of the Dragon, now on Alexa! Hear your roar!

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

It’s Choice of the Dragon as you’ve never heard it before! Enjoy this classic Choice of Games title on your Amazon Alexa! In partnership with Matchbox Mobile, we’ve newly edited this game to optimize it for audio, with revised options, vivid sound effects, character voices, and more. Thanks to the Amazon Alexa’s text-reading capability, you can get the same customized experience that you could on the page. Choice of the Dragon is a thrilling interactive novel by Dan Fabulich and Adam Strong-Morse, where your choices control the story. Tyrannize the kingdom as a fire-breathing dragon who sleeps on gold and

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Jul 11

2019

Exile of the Gods — Wield the chains of destiny, or shatter them?

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

We’re proud to announce that Exile of the 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 Omnibus app. It’s 30% off until July 18th! In the great war between the gods, will you wield the chains of destiny, or shatter them forever? Exile of the Gods is a 460,000 word interactive epic fantasy novel by Jonathan Valuckas, 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. Our

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Jul 11

2019

Author Interview: Jonathan Valuckas, “Exile of the Gods”

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

  In the great war between the gods, will you wield the chains of destiny, or shatter them forever? Our story begins twenty years after the action of the first game, 2015’s Champion of the Gods. Which ending did you get? Start Exile of the Gods as the Champion, a warrior born to serve the gods, and follow the holy destiny the Weavers have crafted for you. Or start as the Exile, enemy of the gods, and forge a new life for yourself in the faraway land of Khovros–where mortals are free to choose their own fates. Exile of the Gods

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Jul 10

2019

Android Omnibus for Hosted Games now available

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (0)

There’s a new app from Hosted Games available on the Google Play Store called Hosted Games. It’s an “omnibus app,” just like the iOS omnibus we’ve had for more than a year now, but now it works on Android. If you have an Android phone that supports the Google Play Store, please give it a try! What’s next: We’ve submitted the “Hosted Games” app to Amazon to review; we expect the HG omnibus to be available on the Amazon Appstore for Android in a few days. Soon, we’ll also release a “Choice of Games” omnibus app for the Google Play

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