Archives

Archive for the Blog Category

Posts: 292

Aug 03

2018

New Hosted Game! The Last Wizard by Mike Walter

Posted by: Rachel E. Towers | Comments (1)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! It’s a regular Tuesday evening when you are pulled from the Earth and sent to a place where magic still exists. You are given a wizard’s tower filled with arcane knowledge that you are expected to learn. Thrust into a war between two nations, it’s up to you to save the kingdom where you now live. It’s 40% off until August 10th! The Last Wizard is a 185,000 word interactive fantasy novel by Mike Walter, where your choices control the story. It’s entirely text-based—without graphics or sound effects—and fueled by

Continue Reading…

Announcements, Blog

Jul 26

2018

Werewolves: Haven Rising — Rise up, werewolves! Fight for your freedom!

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

We’re proud to announce that Werewolves: Haven Rising, 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 August 2nd! Rise up, werewolves! Throw off the shackles of a tyrannical military police state. Fight for your pack! Fight for your honor! Fight for your freedom! “Werewolves: Haven Rising” is a 285,000-word interactive novel by Jeffrey Dean, 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

Continue Reading…

Announcements, Blog

Jul 23

2018

Author Interview: Jeffrey Dean, “Werewolves: Haven Rising”

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

Rise up, werewolves! Throw off the shackles of a tyrannical military police state. Fight for your pack! Fight for your honor! Fight for your freedom! You are one of fifteen pups born in Haven, a government internment camp where werewolves are forced to live and work. Raised in this refuge since birth, you’ve never known the freedom of the wilds. You soon discover the elders have selected you for a mission that will put you directly into the cross-hairs of both the military and werewolf radicals alike! Werewolves: Haven Rising is a 300,000-word interactive novel by Jeffrey Dean. I sat down

Continue Reading…

Announcements, Blog

Jul 19

2018

New Hosted Game! The Harbinger’s Head by Kim Berkley

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

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Visit a myth-infested 1820s Ireland. One dark (if not particularly stormy) night, you find yourself face to face with a frightening visage—or lack thereof. Though shaped like a man, the creature you’ve encountered appears to have lost his head. Worse, he seems to think you might be the one to blame! It’s 33% off until July 26th! The Harbinger’s Head is a fantastic 46,000 word interactive horror novel by Kim Berkley, where your choices control the story. It’s entirely text-based—without graphics or sound effects—and fueled by the vast, unstoppable power

Continue Reading…

Announcements, Blog

Jul 12

2018

Blood Money — Take over your crime family with ghost power!

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

We’re proud to announce that Blood Money, 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 July 19th! By the power of your blood, you and your ghosts will take over your crime family! Blood Money is a 290,000-word interactive novel by Hannah Powell-Smith. It’s entirely text-based, without graphics or sound effects, and fueled by the vast, unstoppable power of your imagination. When your cousin murders the city’s most notorious crime boss–your mother–a power struggle erupts

Continue Reading…

Announcements, Blog

Jul 09

2018

Author Interview, Hannah Powell-Smith

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

By the power of your blood, you and your ghosts will take over your crime family! When your cousin murders the city’s most notorious crime boss—your mother—a power struggle erupts across the criminal underworld. As your sisters Octavia and Fuschia vie for control, you alone in the family possess the blood magician’s power to summon and command ghosts. They hunger for your blood; if it’s blood they want, then blood they’ll have. Blood Money is a 275,000-word interactive novel by Hannah Powell-Smith. I sat down with Hannah to talk blood magic and IF. Blood Money releases this Thursday, July 12th.  Tell

Continue Reading…

Announcements

Jun 28

2018

I, Cyborg — Outfly, outshoot, and outwit all your enemies!

Posted by: Rachel E. Towers | Comments (1)

We’re proud to announce that I, Cyborg, 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 July 5th! Outfly, outshoot, and outwit your enemies as an outlaw cyborg on the run! You’re a cyborg copy of Ypsilanti Rowe, the interstellar outlaw, whose enemies (and exes) are gunning for you. Can you upgrade your brain and pull one last heist? I, Cyborg is a 300,000-word interactive science-fiction novel by Tracy Canfield. It’s entirely text-based, without graphics or

Continue Reading…

Announcements, Blog

Jun 26

2018

New Hosted Game! Doomsday on Demand 2 by Norbert M.

Posted by: Rachel E. Towers | Comments (1)

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Picking up where you left off, you will encounter new challenges and face tough decisions in the hope to finally escape the living nightmare in the districts that only became worse. Decide whom you will trust, and how will you achieve your goal. It’s kill or be killed. It’s 33% off until July 3rd! Doomsday on Demand 2 is a 135,000 word interactive novel by Norbert M., 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. •

Continue Reading…

Announcements, Blog

Jun 21

2018

Author Interview: Tracy Canfield, “I, Cyborg”

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (3)

Being a cyborg copy of the famous outlaw Ypsilanti Rowe comes with plenty of advantages. But when your cybernetic brain begins to fail only a rare and obsolete part can make your systems function again. Journey across the galaxy as you hunt down the missing piece. I, Cyborg is a 300,000-word interactive science-fiction novel by Tracy Canfield, releasing next Thursday, June 28th. You can play the first three chapters now for free!  I, Cyborg is one of the few “purely” science-fiction games I think we’ve put out. Can you say a little about what the genre means to you? Favorite novels,

Continue Reading…

Announcements

Jun 07

2018

New Hosted Game! The Courting of Miss Bennet by Michael Gray

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

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Play through Pride and Prejudice, the classic romance novel! You are a young woman in 1813, hoping to find your true love. But which of your five suitors will you favor? The aloof nobleman Mr. Darcy? The amiable Mr. Bingley? The stuffy Mr. Collins, the kind-hearted Colonel Fitzwilliam, or the villainous Mr. Wickham? It’s 33% off until June 14th! The Courting of Miss Bennet is a 200,000 word interactive romance novel by Michael Gray, where your choices control the story. It’s entirely text-based—without graphics or sound effects—and fueled by the

Continue Reading…

Announcements, Blog

Subscribe by E-mail