Author name: Phoebe Avison

GAME DEV: Phoebe Avison’s Great Gamebook Adventure — Part 2

So my friends, we meet again. I thought our second rendezvous would take place on a clear path, with meadows flanking either side, and a lilting tune performed by a handsome bard floating on the summer breeze. But, dear ones, the path is littered with corpses picked over by vultures and my bard is long …

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INTERVIEW: A Mug’s Gamebook Podcast

A Mug’s Gamebook is an immersive podcast, where listeners can enjoy the creator Tom Bartlett and his guests playing through classic gamebooks. With Bartlett’s professional background as a sound recordist, along with his nostalgic childhood adoration of vintage gamebooks, it’s a match made in audio heaven for interactive fiction fans and those new to the …

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The Walls Have Ears — Recommend A Friend Competition

It all started back in early 2019 when I rediscovered my old Fighting Fantasy books in a box full of my childhood keepsakes. My gamebook love affair was reignited. It was like bumping into an old flame in the grocery store at the exact moment you’re both single, remembering everything you adored about them, then …

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GAME DEV: Phoebe Avison’s great gamebook adventure – Part 1

Write a gamebook, they said. It’ll be fun, they said. While I can attest to the fact that “they” were correct, they were also simultaneously very, very wrong. I did not take into account the sheer enormity of the project, nor the absolute mind-boggling moments, where I thought my brain was going to fry itself. …

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