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Apr 28

2017

A Midsummer Night’s Choice Has Director’s Commentary

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (0)

Do you want to know more about the origins of A Midsummer Night’s Choice? Do you want to impress your friends with how much you know about Shakespeare? And more importantly, do you want to know why there’s a bear? Now you can purchase the Director’s Commentary! In the “Director’s Commentary” mode, an extra option will appear on certain choices, “View new commentary,” allowing you to read the author’s notes about that moment in the story. To unlock the Director’s Commentary, you’ll first need to purchase the full version of A Midsummer Night’s Choice on the web, iOS, Android, or

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Apr 28

2017

Choice of the Dragon Is Now in Spanish

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (0)

Choice of the Dragon was our very first game, and we’re proud to announce that it’s now available in Spanish! It’s completely free to play the entire game from beginning to end. On iOS and Android, if your phone uses Spanish as its native language, the game will automatically be in Spanish when you open it. On the web, you can click the “Español”/”English” link to switch back and forth. On iOS, you can click the “Settings”/”Ajustes” button on the Menu screen to change languages. On Android, use the Menu button and select “Change Language”/”Cambiar idioma”. Launching a game in

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Apr 28

2017

Change the Color and Size of Our Text

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (0)

For years, people have asked us for the ability to change the color and size of the text in our games, and now you can! We now offer a choice of three background colors (black, white, and sepia) and many choices of text size. You can find the new “Settings” button right at the top of the screen on web and Steam, or on the menu screen on iOS or Android. This feature is available today in A Midsummer Night’s Choice, Choice of the Dragon, and Runt of the Litter. We plan to update all of our games to add

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Apr 28

2017

We’re Hiring! Part-time Customer Service Representative

Posted by: Adam Strong-Morse |

Choice of Games LLC is hiring!  We’re looking for a part-time customer service representative.  If you’re interested, please send your resume to jobs@choiceofgames.com. Here’s the full job listing: Employer: Choice of Games LLC Location: Telecommute (US resident) Part-time, flexible hours (15-30 hours/week) Choice of Games LLC was founded in 2009 to produce high-quality, multiple-choice text adventures. Choice of Games has a strong commitment to diversity of authors and representation within its publications.  Its games are feminist and inclusive, and it has been featured positively in press for its embrace of the vision-impaired community and the LGBT community.  Choice of Games

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Apr 14

2017

New Hosted Game! The Daily Blackmail by Mary Duffy

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

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Something is rotten in City Hall—can you uncover it and…win a Pulitzer? When the mayor unexpectedly resigns, it’s up to you, the rookie reporter on the City Desk to find out the real story and get it into print. Right away you smell a rat. As you track down sources and information, your reporter’s instincts, brains, heart, or impeccable writing will lead you to the truth. “The Daily Blackmail” is a 33,000 word interactive fantasy novella by Mary Duffy, where your choices control the story. It’s entirely text-based—without graphics or

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Apr 14

2017

New Hosted Game! Paradigm City by James Rhoden

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

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! The Golden Age of heroes is over, but you’re just beginning. Will you use your powers to help the world or help yourself? Set on a near-future Earth that has been irrevocably altered by the arrival of superhumans, the world has been dealing with a radical shift in the nature of humanity. For thirty years, those with world-altering powers – referred to as capes – have been at the forefront of the world’s media. There has been heroes, there has been villains, and there has been world-shattering confrontations when those

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Mar 30

2017

The Eagle’s Heir — Defend the heir of Napoleon’s steampunk France

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

We’re proud to announce that The Eagle’s Heir, 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 20% off until April 6th! Defend Napoleon’s heir in this steampunk alternate history game of political maneuvering, airship adventure, and romantic intrigue! Will you bring liberty to France, or plunge Europe into bloody war? “The Eagle’s Heir” is a 200,000 word interactive novel by Amy Griswold and Jo Graham. It’s entirely text-based, without graphics, or sound effects, and fueled by the vast, unstoppable power of your imagination. Since Napoleon won

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Mar 17

2017

New Hosted Game! The Lost Heir 3: Demon War by Mike Walter

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (1)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Defeat the rampaging demon horde, save the Kingdom of Daria, and avenge the death of your parents in the thrilling conclusion to this epic three part series! You’ll need all the power you can muster to finish building your legend, tapping into any of the dozen new prestige classes, including Druid of Decay, Dragon Knight, and even fighting the demons with their own fire by becoming a Demon Master! The Lost Heir 3: Demon War is a 250,000-word interactive fantasy novel by Mike Walter—the conclusion to the trilogy—where your choices

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Mar 17

2017

Hosted Games Life of a Wizard and Life of a Mobster Now on Steam

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (0)

To celebrate the launch of The Lost Heir 3: Demon War, we’re also announcing that two of Mike’s other games in our Hosted Games program, Life of a Wizard and Life of a Mobster are out now on Steam! Write an archmage’s autobiography in this 80-year 130,000-word interactive fiction. Play good or evil, man or woman, as you bring peace to the kingdom or take over the world with your sorcery. Brew potions, raise the dead, summon mythical beasts, control men’s minds, and blast away your enemies. Life of a Wizard is an epic interactive novel by Mike Walter where

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Mar 05

2017

New Hosted Game! The Great Tournament by Philip Kempton

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (4)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Play a young peasant boy who becomes squire to a legendary knight. Travel the realm competing in jousts, archery, and melee competitions. Train hard in order to become a powerful knight and eventually compete in The Great Tournament to decide the fate of the realm in this medieval story. The Great Tournament is a 180,000 word interactive fantasy novel by Philip Kempton, 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. Enjoy the story of a young

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