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Nov 12

2018

New Hosted Game! The Slayer of Evil by Ivailo Daskalov

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

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Unleash the power and magic of the Divine Feminine and become the bane of evil entities. Discover a world of sword and magic and take its protection from a shadowy force as your own destiny. Prevail over dangers and discover friends among those who call themselves demons. Awaken their Forgotten Goddess and wield her power as your own. Challenge the establishment of the false light. Claim the Prelate’s tiara… or serve its wicked reign. It’s 50% off until November 19th! The Slayer of Evil is a 50,000 word interactive novel

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Nov 08

2018

New Hosted Game! Love at Elevation by Steve Wingate

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

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! Romance is as easy as one, two…three lovers! Find love and ascend to new heights in your new home of Boulder, Colorado. It’s 33% off until November 15th! Love at Elevation is a 325,000-word interactive romance novel by Steve Wingate. It’s entirely text-based, without graphics or sound effects, and fueled by the vast, unstoppable power of your imagination. You’ve just escaped a toxic relationship and moved to Boulder: hippie mecca (and home of the University of Colorado) a mere forty minutes north of Denver, at the edge of the majestic

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Nov 01

2018

Gilded Rails — Speed dating for the railroad robber baron!

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

We’re proud to announce that Gilded Rails, 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 October 8th! It’s speed dating for the railway-tycoon monopolist robber baron! To obliterate your competition, you must marry a suitable partner before time runs out. Gilded Rails is a 340,000-word interactive dating-management novel by Anaea Lay, 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. Some kids

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Oct 29

2018

Author Interview: Anaea Lay, “Gilded Rails”

Posted by: Mary Duffy | Comments (0)

It’s speed dating for the railway-tycoon monopolist robber baron! To obliterate your competition, you must marry a suitable partner before time runs out. Gilded Rails is a 340,000-word interactive dating-management novel by Anaea Lay. I sat down with Anaea to talk about the world of robber barons and the challenges of coding 11 romance options. Gilded Rails releases this Thursday, November 1st.  Tell me about the world and time period Gilded Rails is set in. What the heck is a robber baron? The game is set in a slightly alt-history 1874 U.S. That puts us firmly in the middle of the

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Oct 25

2018

New Hosted Game! Nuclear Powered Toaster by Matt Simpson

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

Hosted Games has a new game for you to play! It’s always a bit stressful on graduation day. The uncertainty of the future, the excitement of endless possibilities, and of course getting blown out of the sky by a weapon that should no longer exist. Welcome to Earth in the 24th century. It’s 33% off until November 1st! Nuclear Powered Toaster is a 160,000 word interactive sci-fi novel by Matt Simpson, 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. Humanity is a pale shadow of its

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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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