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The Horror of the Lighthouse – second gamebook in the series!

Another solo adventure gamebook, The Horror of the Lighthouse, is now available at DriveThruRPG, written and created by J. Pingo Lindstrom (me). For total openness: I am the one controlling the GamebookNews.com website as well – so I am publishing news about my own book here. Ellen Wittgrave (from the first book, The Secret of …

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NEWS: The Secret of the Catacombs

A NEW Solo Interactive Gamebook is JUST RELEASED, exclusively at DriveThruRPG. Published by PenguinComics.com, written and created by J. Pingo Lindstrom. For total openness: I am the one controlling the GamebookNews.com website as well – so I am publishing news about my own book here. Ellen Wittgrave, a renowned historian known for her relentless pursuit …

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The Fantasy Trip: Vampire Hunter Belladonna

Vampire Hunter Belladonna is a solo programmed adventure from Gaming Ballistic, authored by noted game writer and designer David Pulver for The Fantasy Trip – the old-school RPG from Steve Jackson Games. This adventure doesn’t require a Game Master, as a system of branching paragraphs directs you from encounter to encounter as you make your own …

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December ROUND-UP: wolves, wizards and best wishes

This December update is the final Round-up article we’ll be posting on GBN. Due to recent alterations to our category structure and further upcoming improvements to the site, we’ll now make a switch to separately listing all news items as either a normal post set in our standard formatting, or as a brief ‘NewsByte’ for …

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October ROUND-UP: Geats, famous historical figures and a Syrian refugee

This month we bring you news of interactive adventures set in different times and places: 6th-century Scandinavia, fantasy lands featuring marshlands and winter storms, Zanzibar in the late 19th century, an Australian small town, and war-ravaged Syria. • • •Beowulf Beastslayer Jonathan Green’s 4th title in his ACE Gamebooks series, Beowulf Beastslayer, has now been …

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September ROUND-UP: Dungeons, labyrinths and catacombs

It’s been yet another busy month for interactive fiction, with many interesting releases recently hitting retail outlets or seeking finance via crowdfunding. We’ve gathered together a wide variety of books, digital games, board games and more to tempt you – surely something for both young and old, and every taste and wallet! • • •Savage …

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August ROUND-UP: Mystery, monsters and murder

Another bumper round-up this month, covering multiple genres, platforms and products, and diverse styles of adventurous play. Will YOU test your deductive abilities to solve a mystery, visit a steampunk Paris or participate in a live action thriller? We have news of games, tools, art and tomes of information – something to please anyone seeking …

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JULY ROUND-UP: Magicians, Mages and a Messiah

This month we have news about forthcoming print gamebooks; interactive games playable on PC, Mac and in your web browser; an audio adventure for Alexa; and a solo storytelling game. • • •Draw Nine Draw Nine is a short narrative Twine game created by Damon L. Wakes, in which you play the role of a …

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JUNE ROUND-UP: new and upcoming

This month’s extensive round-up includes a choice selection of recently released and upcoming titles, covering sci-fi, horror, fantasy and cyberpunk – in print and digital formats.   You Are Deadpool All five issues of Marvel’s unique interactive adventure YOU ARE DEADPOOL, have now been released. Written by Al Ewing with art by Salva Espin (issues …

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