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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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Kickstarter: Kaleidoscope Frenzy by Mark Lain

Recently, GBN received word that Malthus Dire (aka the upstanding gamebook author and prolific reviewer Mark Lain) has been hard at work and seeking tribute for his latest creation KaleidoscopeFrenzy. The fifth book in the Destiny’s Role adventure gamebook series and the long-awaited sequel to Fragile Beauty – a modern day hardboiled detective adventure concerning …

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New games from Choice of Games & Hosted Games

A bunch of different games have been released by Choice of Games / Hosted Games over the last few weeks. In October, Hosted Games released Too Different, a multiple-choice interactive-fiction game, available for Steam, Android, and on iOS via the Hosted Games app. In it you must unravel the mysterious past of your parents and …

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NEW iOS game: Night in the Unpleasant House

Unmapped Path is releasing Night in the Unpleasant House, an interactive mystery story for iOS. Night in the Unpleasant House is a branching work of interactive fiction – a twisted tale of loss, revenge, local politics, and pseudoscience. It’s been ten years since your father disappeared after learning a dark secret about his boss, the town’s Mayor. After working your way …

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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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GAMEBOOK FEATURE: Adventure Snack

We at GBN understand the enjoyment of diving into an adventure gamebook. Whether it’s a classic piece of Fighting Fantasy, Lone Wolf or one of the exciting recent additions to the genre, interactive fiction opens doorways into worlds of the imagination that can be as cinematic, engaging and memorable as any other form of entertainment. …

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