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Oct 17

2019

New Hosted Game! Moonrise by Natalie Cannon

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! You’ve been bitten into a brand new supernatural underground. Congratulations! It’s terrifying and heartwarming all at once. In a game made by a queer woman and for queer women and femme nonbinary folk, this supernatural celebration of queer femininity takes you into the darkness and lets you own it. Use your compassion and sense of responsibility to make connections and fall in love. Or use your newfound fangs and claws to rip, shred, and tear through your problems. Is this the start of a satisfying, shape-shifting life full of romance,

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Oct 17

2019

New Hosted Game! War of the Gods by Barbara Elzey

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Fight the god of death on your way to godhood! Choose your path with six different characters: warrior, assassin, mage, thief, storm rider, and beastmaster. Destroy the death god’s minions by sword, magic, storms, or beasts. Rise in power to eventually destroy the death god himself. Seize your own path toward godhood. It’s free to play. War of the Gods is a 85,000-word interactive novel by Barbara Elzey, 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 17

2019

New Hosted Game! The Oldest Dream by Onurhan T

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Time for a break from your uneventful life. Ancient knowledge that is too risky to keep in your memory calls for you once again. Will you be able to learn the things you knew in the past and chose to forget all the while not losing yourself to madness? No matter what, your will must be strong. It’s free to play. The Oldest Dream is a 34,000 word interactive horror novel by Onurhan T, where your choices control the story. It’s entirely text-based-without graphics or sound effects-and fueled by the

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Sep 30

2019

New Hosted Game! The Parenting Simulator by Matt Simpson

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! This is a story where you do something more terrifying than entering a haunted house, more dangerous than assaulting an alien horde, and more important than ruling a fantasy kingdom. You, and you alone, must turn your newborn baby into a functional adult. Will you be a tiger mom or a helicopter dad? Can you raise a child through eighteen years of humor and heartache with nothing on your side except a little patience and a lot of love? It’s a fun and unique experience designed for potential parents of

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Sep 30

2019

New Hosted Game! Death at the Rectory by Felicity Banks

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! You’re enjoying a writing retreat held in an Australian small town, when one of your fellow writers is killed, and all the rest are suspects—including you. The ancient rectory grants you curious supernatural powers, and it’s not clear if the magic is benign or malevolent. Can you figure out who the killer is before they take another victim? Is the rectory the real killer? Or is this the ultimate chance to find out for yourself what it feels like to murder another person—and get away with it? It’s 33% off

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Sep 19

2019

New Hosted Game! Hero or Villain: Genesis by Adrao

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Become the greatest hero or villain that the world has ever known! Balance the challenges of leading a normal life, while attempting to defeat evil…or wreak havoc on the world. It’s 25% off until September 26th! Hero or Villain: Genesis is a 330,000 word interactive novel by Adrao, where your choices control the story. The game is text-based, with artwork to help set the scene. Will you hunt down villains to the last corner of the planet, join a group of fellow heroes (or villains!), defeat New York’s criminal mastermind,

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Sep 19

2019

Tokyo Wizard is now on Steam and it’s 25% off!

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

  In honor of the release of Adrao’s latest game, Hero or Villain: Genesis, his other game Tokyo Wizard is also on sale and for the first time, is available on Steam! Updated, and with an expanded Kamakura path, try Tokyo Wizard today. Become a powerful wizard or witch in modern day Japan! Tokyo Wizard is a 160,000 word tale in which you’ll learn the power of magic and the consequences of it. Become one with Shinto animal spirit magic, learn powerful battle spells, or choose the path of necromancy and command an undead army! The game is entirely text-based–without graphics

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Sep 12

2019

Sword of the Slayer — Fight monsters with your magic talking sword!

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (0)

We’re proud to announce that Sword of the Slayer, 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 40% off until September 19! Fight monsters and free the ancient city with your enchanted talking sword! You’re a common orphan scraping a living on the streets of Targas Adur—a city older than memory, full of dark corners and darker magics, ruled by a merciless Sorcerer King, Demorgon. While exploring one of those dark corners, you stumble upon…the sword, an ancient

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Sep 09

2019

Author Interview: S. Andrew Swann, “Sword of the Slayer”

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Your first game for us was Welcome to Moreytown, which was based in a world you’d already written about in your novels. What was challenging for you in writing Sword of the Slayer in a new setting? I think the most challenging thing was avoiding being too wordy. This genre is one in which it’s easy to fall down a hole of descriptive prose that would probably quite annoying for anyone clicking through pages of text to get to the next choice. Keeping things concise while still serving the genre could be a hard balance to strike. Have you written

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Aug 29

2019

New Hosted Game! Samurai of Hyuga Book 4 by Devon Connell

Posted by: Rachel E. Towers | Comments (2)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Become the vagabond you always knew you were. Rely on your blade and wits, for little else will save you amidst the cold and unforgiving North! Retrace the steps of your past and rekindle a love once lost. Or try your best to snuff it out—either way, it’s going to burn. You may be the toughest ronin around, but even you aren’t prepared for what’s next! It’s 25% off until September 5th! Samurai of Hyuga Book 4 is a 375,000 word interactive fantasy novel by Devon Connell, where your choices

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