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Apr 13

2020

Heart’s Choice Author Interview: Rebecca Zahabi, “Never Date Werewolves”

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (2)

Raise your litter of six baby werewolves while hunting for your true love! Dating a werewolf means you’ve been left with a litter of kids. Six kids. Kids who turn into cubs when they get upset. You’ve gotten the silver out of the house, and stocked meat in the fridge – but unlike their father, you can’t turn into a wolf to lay down the law! Never Date Werewolves is a 104,000-word interactive romance novel by Rebecca Zahabi. I sat down with Rebecca to talk about wolves and single parenthood, and the pleasures and pitfalls of writing. Never Date Werewolves

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Apr 09

2020

Blackstone Academy for the Magical Arts–Cast spells, pass exams, and save the world!

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

We’re proud to announce that Blackstone Academy for the Magical Arts, 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 April 16th! Cast spells, pass your exams, and save the world! Blackstone is more than a magic school: you’ll compete for glory in the sky sailing tourney, find love, and steer the fate of magic itself. Blackstone Academy for the Magical Arts is a fast-paced 188,000-word interactive YA fantasy novel by Alana Joli Abbott, where your

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Apr 06

2020

Author Interview: Alana Joli Abbott, Blackstone Academy for the Magical Arts

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Cast spells, pass your exams, and save the world! Blackstone is more than a magic school: you’ll compete for glory in the sky sailing tourney, find love, and steer the fate of magic itself. Blackstone Academy for the Magical Arts is a fast-paced 188,000-word interactive YA fantasy novel by Alana Joli Abbott, author of Choice of Kung Fu, Choice of the Pirate, and Showdown at Willow Creek. I sat down with Alana to talk about her history with interactive fiction and world-building. Blackstone Academy for the Magical Arts releases this Thursday, April 9th. You can try the first three chapters

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Apr 02

2020

New Hosted Game! The Aegis Saga by Charles Parkes

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! The blight eats the world while humans war for scraps. Will you fight, run, or lead your people to the stars? Or murderously ascend the human throne? It’s 33% off until April 9th! The blight eats the world while humans war for scraps. Will you fight, run, or lead your people to the stars? Or murderously ascend the human throne? Two races clash; humans and turans–human discord versus turan magic. When the turans’ ancestors left the world to walk between stars, wild magic began returning. Now humans war to fill

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Apr 02

2020

New Hosted Game! The Kidnapped Prom Queen by Michael Gray

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Terror has struck at Franklin High School! On the very day the prom court announcement, the prom queen is kidnapped! You and the rest of the prom committee members soon find yourself trapped in the school, held hostage by the scheming kidnapper. The only way to escape is to solve puzzles, search for clues, and go along with the culprit’s twisted game…but could the villain be closer than you think? It’s 25% off until April 9th! The Kidnapped Prom Queen is an exciting 120,000 word interactive novel by Michael Gray,

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Mar 27

2020

Six of our classics. Free in the Choice of Games App.

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (0)

For a limited time, the following games are available for free in the Choice of Games omnibus app for iOS and Android, and free on our website.

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Mar 05

2020

New Hosted Game! The Soul Stone War by Morgan Vane

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (1)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! You are a person on the run from your past, and no matter how far or fast you go, you cannot outrun your destiny. In this epic journey, it’s not just your life that hangs in the balance. Ancient artifacts of untold power are waking up from their millennia-old sleep, and whoever controls them will help mold the shape of your world. It’s 30% off until March 12th! The Soul Stone War is a thrilling 487,000-word interactive fantasy novel by Morgan Vane, where your choices control the story. It’s entirely

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Feb 27

2020

Ironheart–Pilot a giant medieval iron war mech in 1182 AD!

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

We’re proud to announce that Ironheart, 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 33% off until March 5th! Pilot and customize a giant iron war mech in this alternate medieval history! In 1182 AD, the Papacy, the Caliphate, and the Mongols are at war, and they all have mechs–hulking war robots, powered by energy from mysterious “skystone” meteorites. Ironheart is a 250,000-word interactive novel by Lee Williams. It’s entirely text-based, without graphics or sound effects, and fueled

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Feb 21

2020

Our Hidden Gems Are on Sale!

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Thanks to a very scientific poll conducted on our forums, we’re proud to announce that our “most underrated” games, aka the hidden gems, are on sale until February 27th! Pick them up on the platform of your choice–Android, Android Omnibus app, iOS and iOS Omnibus app, Steam (where applicable), the website, and on the Amazon Android Marketplace!  Choice of Games Titles: $2.99 USD EACH!Avatar of the WolfCannonfire ConcertoThe ORPHEUS RuseSixth Grade DetectiveWeyrwood Hosted Games Titles:Divided We Fall now $0.99!Elemental Saga: The Awakening now $1.99Marine Raider now $0.99My Day Off Work now $2.99The Saga of Oedipus Rex now $2.99

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Feb 17

2020

Author Interview: Eric Moser, Zip! Speedster of Valiant City

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Use your speedster powers to defeat the superpowered Sloth and save the day, all while tracking down a deadly new weapon threatening your city! There’s no room for error in the hero business, not even for the fastest person in the world. One tiny mistake against your deadliest foe threatens to end your career and plunge your city in chaos. Zip! Speedster of Valiant City is a 48,000-word superpowered interactive novel by Eric Moser. I sat down with Eric to talk about his commitment to writing superpowered heroes. This is your first Choice of Games title, but not your first

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