fantasy


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…


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…


The Warlock of Firetop Mountain on iOS

Tin Man Games have now released their digital reimagining of the original Fighting Fantasy gamebook by Ian Livingstone and Steve Jackson, The Warlock of Firetop Mountain, on iOS. Features: A tabletop adventure come to life…


Pick Your Path micro booklets

Word Nerd Games are currently seeking funding on Kickstarter for their unique Pick Your Path micro stories. Printed as a micro booklet that neatly folds down to the size of a credit card, these wallet-friendly…



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,…


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…



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…