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Oct 05

2018

The Martian Job — Rob a casino? No problem. How about on Mars?

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

We’re proud to announce that The Martian Job, 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 October 12th! Rob the first Martian casino and find out who really rules the planet! Crack a safe, break some hearts, start a revolution, or get rich beyond the stars! The Martian Job is a 155,000-word interactive novel by M. Darusha Wehm. It’s entirely text-based, without graphics or sound effects, and fueled by the vast, unstoppable power of your

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Oct 01

2018

Author Interview: M. Darusha Wehm, “The Martian Job”

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Welcome to Mars, where one last safecracking job could nab you enough platinum to last a lifetime. But how will you pull off your heist? Do you hack into the vault, blast your way in, or finesse the locks? Can you trust your misfit team of grifters and con artists? Can they trust you? The Martian Job is a 160,000 word interactive novel by M. Darusha Wehm. We sat down to talk about the Red Planet and its literary influence. The Martian Job releases this Thursday, October 4th.  Tell me a little bit about the kind of Mars colony this

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Sep 27

2018

New Hosted Game! The Twelve Trials by Douglas DiCicco

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

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Face off against some of the greatest heroes of your age when you are called by the gods to participate in their twelve trials. Coming from humble origins, and hailing from a tiny farming village, you will have to prove yourself worthy of godhood. It’s 33% off until October 4th! The Twelve Trials is a 160,000 word interactive fantasy novel by Douglas DiCicco, and won third place in The Choice of Games Contest for Interactive Novels. It’s entirely text-based—without graphics or sound effects—and fueled by the vast, unstoppable power of

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Sep 27

2018

New Hosted Game! The Grim and I by Thom Baylay

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

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! This is a story about dying and what it means to let go. Faced with the ultimate choice, torn between your lost life and an unknown future, will you be able to take the Grim Reaper’s hand and pass over to the Other Side? Or will you be doomed to wander the world forever, weighed down by the chains of your past? It’s 25% off until October 4th! The Grim and I is a unique 155,000 word interactive novel by Thom Baylay, where your choices control the story. It’s entirely

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Sep 27

2018

From Hosted Games The Lost Heir Has The Legacy Advantage

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

Hosted Games has something new for you! Have you played through the entire Lost Heir Series? Do you want a new way to approach challenges? Or do you want new challenges all together? And just who is the stranger helping you along your quest? With “The Legacy Advantage,” new bonuses and new challenges will appear along the entire Lost Heir Series. To unlock The Legacy Advantage, you’ll first need to purchase the full version of The Lost Heir. The Legacy Advantage is an additional in-app purchase, available on Android, Steam, or in the new Hosted Games Omnibus app.

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Sep 20

2018

The Mysteries of Baroque — Rise from the dead to take revenge on your killers!

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

We’re proud to announce that The Mysteries of Baroque, 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 September 27th! Mad science raised you from the dead! Pursue justice or vengeance, love or secrets, as you save or destroy the world with forbidden eldritch power. The Mysteries of Baroque is a 200,000-word interactive Gothic horror novel by William Brown, where your choices control the story. It’s entirely text-based—without graphics or sound effects—and fueled by the vast,

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Sep 17

2018

Author Interview: William Brown, “The Mysteries of Baroque”

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Mad science raised you from the dead! Pursue justice or vengeance, love or secrets, as you save or destroy the world with forbidden eldritch power. One dark and stormy night in a remote castle in the mountains, you awake anew, resurrected by the brilliant Dr. Holofernes. But even a mad scientist can’t keep you alive forever. As the procedure reverses itself over time, you will begin to die again. You must fight to stay alive long enough hunt down your killers, avenge yourself, and protect the ones you love. The Mysteries of Baroque is a 200,000-word interactive Gothic horror novel by William

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Sep 06

2018

Choice of Broadsides: HMS Foraker — Set sail for danger, glory, and victory!

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

We’re proud to announce that Choice of Broadsides: HMS Foraker, 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 13th! Command a royal warship and destroy your enemies at sea! As a veteran navy captain in the world of Choice of Broadsides, you’ll fend off (smugglers, slavers, and) foes of the crown to seize your place in history. Choice of Broadsides: HMS Foraker is an 85,000 word interactive novel by Paul Wang, where your choices

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Sep 04

2018

Author Interview: Paul Wang, “Choice of Broadsides: HMS Foraker”

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Command a royal warship and destroy your enemies at sea! As a veteran navy captain in the world of Choice of Broadsides, you’ll fend off smugglers, slavers, and foes of the crown to seize your place in history. Choice of Broadsides: HMS Foraker is an 85,000 word interactive novel by Paul Wang. I sat down with Paul to talk about writing it, the nature of fic, and what he’s working on next. Choice of Broadsides: HMS Foraker releases this Thursday, September 6th.  You’re one of the most prolific Hosted Games and Choice of Games authors in our stable of writers. How

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Aug 23

2018

DinoKnights — Saddle up to defend the realm on dino-back!

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

We’re proud to announce that DinoKnights, 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 August 30th! Saddle up to defend the realm on dino-back! Once a humble farmer’s child, you’ve been accepted into Queen Isobel’s Rangers: brave knights who patrol the kingdom of Pascalia on scaly beasts. But just as you receive your own dino and begin your career as a knight-ranger, you discover evil forces are converging to destroy the Queen, and Pascalia itself.

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