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Mar 11

2024

“Werewolf: The Apocalypse — The Book of Hungry Names” Demo Available Now!

Posted by: K L | Comments (591)

We’re super excited for the release of “Werewolf: The Apocalypse — The Book of Hungry Names” on April 25th! Today, for the first time, you can try the free demo!

Announcements, Blog, World of Darkness

Mar 07

2024

Tale of Two Cranes—Reach your magical destiny and tangle with your rival in mythic ancient China!

Posted by: K L | Comments (97)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Fulfill your epic destiny in mythic ancient China! Lead armies, wield magic, and put an emperor on the throne—or become the emperor yourself! Tale of Two Cranes is a 750,000-word interactive epic historical fantasy novel by Michelle Balaban and Stephanie Balaban, winner of 2nd prize in the 2018 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 your imagination. The mighty Qin dynasty has fallen. As the land breaks into warring states, everyone must choose

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Announcements, Hosted Games

Mar 07

2024

Divine Ascension—Can you ascend to a higher level of divinity?

Posted by: K L | Comments (42)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Divine Ascension is 40% off until March 14th! Teemu developed this game using ChoiceScript, a simple programming language for writing multiple-choice interactive novels like these. Writing games with ChoiceScript is easy and fun, even for authors with no programming experience. Write your own game and Hosted Games will publish it for you, giving you a share of the revenue your game produces.

Announcements, Hosted Games

Feb 22

2024

Our Hosted Games Hidden Gems Are On Sale!

Posted by: K L | Comments (10)

The 2024 Hosted Games Hidden Gems Sale is here! You’ve cast your votes and chosen five underrated games that haven’t (yet) gotten the attention they deserve! These “Hidden Gems,” selected by a highly scientific poll conducted on our forums, are on sale this week! Pick them up for discounts up to 40% off until February 29th on the platform of your choice–Android, Android Omnibus app, iOS and iOS Omnibus app, the website, and on the Amazon Android Marketplace! Relics II: The Crusader’s Tomb is also available on Steam. Relics II: The Crusader’s TombThe Gray PainterDonor: A Vampire Victim’s TaleThe Day

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Announcements

Feb 15

2024

Our Hidden Gems Are On Sale!

Posted by: K L | Comments (12)

The 2024 Choice of Games Hidden Gems Sale is here! Shhhhh! It’s our super secret special sale!  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 all week! Pick them up for discounts up to 40% off until February 22nd on the platform of your choice–Android, Android Omnibus app, iOS and iOS Omnibus app, Steam, the website, and on the Amazon Android Marketplace! And check out our newly updated Hidden Gems Steam bundle!  Pon Para and the Unconquerable ScorpionNikola Tesla: War of the CurrentsSixth

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Feb 08

2024

Fall in love with Heart’s Choice’s new look!

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (13)

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we’ve added a whole bouquet of new options to our iPhone/iPad app and to our Android app, to help you find stories with exactly the features you’re looking for.  It’s easier than ever to find your Happily Ever After in Heart’s Choice!

Announcements

Feb 01

2024

Don’t Wake Me Up—A night in cyberspace you’ll never remember.

Posted by: K L | Comments (22)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! You’re trapped in a malfunctioning virtual reality with no memories. No memories, except of every video game you’ve ever played. Jack into a wild night in a virtual world you’ll never remember. Don’t Wake Me Up is a 400,000-word interactive novel about love in video games, where your choices control the story. Entirely text-based, and driven by your imagination. It is written by Baudelaire Welch, a professional game screenwriter currently working as a companion character designer for RPGs. Armed with puns, pop culture, and a sharp dose of sarcasm, can

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Announcements

Feb 01

2024

Falrika the Alchemist—Strive to become the master alchemist!

Posted by: K L | Comments (53)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Amitabhilia, the world of infinite light. The kingdom of Lebenswasserheim is recovering from an insurrection instigated by the now-defunct Weiliwubisky clan, and the restoration of peace and order means people are now free to achieve their own dreams once again. Falrika Marmont is just one of these people, and she has her own simple dream: To become an alchemist. Through a series of events expected and unexpected, and with the help of people who will guide her along the way, her journey will be one that is out of the

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Announcements, Blog

Jan 25

2024

Royal Affairs expansion and all Harris Powell-Smith games on sale!

Posted by: K L | Comments (34)

We’re proud to announce an extended epilogue for Royal Affairs as a free addition to the base game. The new content will be relevant for future games in the series, so be sure to play again! To celebrate, we’re putting all of Harris Powell-Smith’s games on sale this week. Get Blood Money for 30% off, Crème de la Crème and Royal Affairs for 40% off, and Noblesse Oblige for 20% off until February 1st! One year later, you’ve set sail on a state visit to Teran. Will you scandalize your family, or do them proud? How have your post-college plans

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Announcements, Blog

Jan 24

2024

We’ve increased the advances we’re paying to authors

Posted by: Dan Fabulich | Comments (13)

Starting in 2024, Choice of Games is pleased to announce a better deal for our authors. Our new deal terms allow us to offer one of two contracts: We’re making these changes today because our ability to reliably drive sales has improved, and because the US dollar has experienced significant inflation in recent years. Our authors deserve a larger advance, and we’re happy to provide that. We invite experienced writers to apply to write for Choice of Games. (If you’re new to writing, or would like to try writing your first interactive novel, we’d also like to encourage you to

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