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ARTIST SHOWCASE: Alberto Dal Lago

This is the first post in a new feature series on GBN celebrating some of the many great artists working within interactive fiction. In each ARTIST SHOWCASE we intend to show and discuss individual techniques,…


REVIEW: Seas of Blood

Andrew Chapman’s piratical Fighting Fantasy adventure is something a little different: a contest of ‘speed and treasure’ set within a strategic puzzle format where luck is often as important as any calculated planning. The aim…




Kickstarter: Rider of the Black Sun

Featuring more than 1,350 sections and with a completely unique approach to section reference and replayability, Rider of the Black Sun is one of the most extensive gamebooks ever published. Originally released as a German…


PREVIEW: Dust and Salt

Dust and Salt is an upcoming text-based tactical adventure game from Bulgarian developer Prime Games. An adaption based on a published gamebook from author Sycamore Bright, Dust and Salt is a non-linear story, merging CYOA…



Lone Wolf New Order – Android app

The ‘New Order’ series of Lone Wolf adventures are now available to play on your Android device. Books 1 and 2 from the series – Voyage of the Moonstone and The Buccaneers of Shadaki –…


SlowQuest – Quest II: Meet the Wizard

SlowQuest creator Bodie Hartley has now released his second illustrated ‘pick your path’ adventure, Quest II: Meet the Wizard. This handmade mini zine is roughly 9cm x 9cm in size, and is full of awesome…




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…