adventure


PREVIEW+INTERVIEW: True Tales of Nocked!

Nocked! True Tales of Robin Hood is a new text-based role-playing game that blends interactive fiction, resource management and base building against the backdrop of Sherwood Forest. You are Robin of Locksley. Hounded from your home…


REVIEW: Heroes of Urowen

The enjoyment of a gamebook is derived from many interlinked parts, including: mechanics, story, choice, interaction, imagination and presentation. These factors then create an overall experience that is based on the quality and style of…



Rhyl On Sea

Kismet Interactive Fiction (creators of Day of the Worms – the ‘gardening meets the zombie apocalypse’ text adventure) has just released a new detective noir adventure where you play a reporter in a small seaside…



Heroes of Urowen

Heroes of Urowen is a new fantasy gamebook created by Spanish author David Velasco, a writer of novels and gamebooks, and a translator of English video games and apps, including An Assassin in Orlandes by…



REVIEW: Sete-Ka’s Dream Quest

The rich history and mythology of ancient Egypt, and the influential importance of their many deities in Egyptian society, present limitless fantastical material for gamebook adventuring. In Sete-Ka’s Dream Quest you follow the story of…



SlowQuest: The Goblin Guard

West Australian illustrator and zine creator Bodie Hartley produces the ‘pick your path’ adventure gamebook series SlowQuest – a hand-drawn and handmade mini zine full of awesome illustrations reminiscent of early Dungeons & Dragons rulebook…


Thaumistry: In Charm’s Way

Award-winning Infocom and Legend Entertainment author Bob Bates is currently seeking funding via Kickstarter for his new game project Thaumistry: In Charm’s Way – a parser-driven interactive fiction comic fantasy set in New York City….


SCRAWL

Stuart Lloyd’s latest game system has now been generally released via RPGNow. Titled SCRAWL (Solo CRAWL), this new system has been built from the foundations of his earlier Wayfarer system, however, within SCRAWL there’s no…


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,…