REVIEW: The Legion of Shadow

The evident computer game influence within Michael J. Ward’s DestinyQuest: The Legion of Shadow stands boldly at the forefront of what it is that differentiates this series from many other gamebook formats. Within its pages…


The Dark Eye: the Vampire of Havena

Ulisses Spiele North America have recently released an English-language edition of the popular German RPG The Dark Eye, set in the rich and immersive fantasy setting of Aventuria: a magical continent featuring lizard people, dwarves,…


REVIEW: Saga of the North Wind

A text-based fantasy adventure using CYOA-style game mechanics, Saga of the North Wind is an enjoyably atmospheric drama, intelligently written in a style that brings to life the various situations, conflicts and characters encountered on…


REVIEW: The Lords of Benaeron

Jeffrey Dean’s impressively elaborate and skilful world-building has already been on display throughout the preceding volumes of his ‘Road Less Traveled’ series: both Westward Dystopia and Spire Ablaze have delivered detailed story-driven adventures overflowing with…





RIP Joe Dever

Legendary gamebook author Joe Dever passed away on 29 November 2016 due to complications after surgery. Creator of the fantasy world of Magnamund and the Lone Wolf series, Dever’s many gamebooks, roleplaying games and computer…


6Quest – The Choice Is Yours

Hungarian developer Hexahedron Games has now released an Android app featuring their gamebook collection of tales from the shattered world of Felorian. What would you do if you were the hero of a story? If…




The Serpent King’s Domain – UPDATE

Paul Gresty, the author of the forthcoming The Serpent King’s Domain – the long-awaited 7th book in the Fabled Lands series – has recently posted an update on the Fabled Lands blog regarding his progress…





REVIEW: Monsters of the Marsh

David Tant’s first book of The Legends of Skyfall series is something of an enigma – a puzzling contradiction where simplicity and complexity unhappily coexist. Monsters of the Marsh is boldly promoted as ‘An Advanced…


Code 7: A Text-Based Hacking Adventure

This intriguing text adventure from Goodwolf Studio is currently funding on Kickstarter – a thrilling sci-fi story that should have significant appeal to all gamebook and interactive fiction fans. The campaign target has already been…


REVIEW: The Lost Legion

This second book in the Dangerous Worlds Gamebook series will take you deep into a primordial jungle; an environment that is as much a central character in this story as any other (human, or non-human)…