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New Fighting Fantasy covers revealed

Scholastic UK have now released cover designs for the first six books of their repackaged Fighting Fantasy series, which includes Ian Livingstone’s new adventure, The Port of Peril. These vibrantly energetic cover illustrations are by…


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…


REVIEW: Rise of the Shadow King

As our own world increases in complexity and continuously demands more from us just to survive the unending grind of daily life, it’s often welcome to escape our modern difficulties by embarking on a relatively…




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…


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…


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…


Westward Dystopia FREE EDITION on Android

To celebrate the 2nd anniversary of Westward Dystopia on Android, Greek Winter Media’s excellent post-apocalyptic Wasteland adventure is now available as a completely FREE app, featuring no annoying paywalls or advertisements! The entire Westward Dystopia…



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: 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…