NEWS: The Secret of the Catacombs

A NEW Solo Interactive Gamebook is JUST RELEASED, exclusively at DriveThruRPG. Published by, written and created by J. Pingo Lindstrom.

For total openness: I am the one controlling the website as well – so I am publishing news about my own book here.

Ellen Wittgrave, a renowned historian known for her relentless pursuit of ancient mysteries, had suddenly vanished. Just days before her disappearance, she had spoken excitedly about a groundbreaking discovery related to the town’s ancient catacombs. Many believed the catacombs hid a deadly trap, a creation of a deranged engineer from centuries ago, which threatened to annihilate the town.

Your journey begins at the edge of the local cemetery, where the first clue awaits…

This is a short and quick-to-play Gamebook, created using several different AI-tools. The storylines, concepts, ideas, names, conflicts, editing, structure is ALL MINE – but I have used ChatGPT 4 to expand upon the texts, and also control spelling and grammar. Images have been created to fit the style and locations, using DALL-E 3 (Beta), expanded in Adobe PhotoShop 25 Firefly AI and enhanced for publication in

  • 82 Sections, 116 pages
  • 40 Full page illustrations, and many more smaller throughout the book! Most in color!
  • Creative comic-book look and vintage 1920s feel to the storyline.
  • Dice-free rule system! You only need something to take notes on!
  • Several different paths to follow – insta-deaths and moral dilemmas. Can be played through several times.

Get it now at DriveThruRPG and have some mysterious cozy fun! This book works well as an introduction to interactive fiction – or just as a fast playsession for the experienced game nerd.

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