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The Zaltec Gamebooks, by Yehuda Shapira

The Zaltec gamebooks are graphical solo RPGs with both puzzle and combat elements.   Rather than narrated passages, the books are mostly comprised of illustrations, with bits of text here and there. The mechanics of the game are more akin to playing an old-school point-and-click game than reading a linear story. Progress is made both through …

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Kickstarters: Edgar Allan Poe & Hotel Lovecraft

Officina Meningi – the people behind the Necronomicon Gamebooks (Dagon and Carcosa) – are back with an Edgar Allen Poe inspired gamebook. The Kickstarter launches on August 28 – so get ready for some creepy nightmare horror from authors that truly understand the genre! Some of Poe’s most famous short stories (The Black Cat, The …

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NEWSBYTE: Kickstarter Game, Choice of Games & Rhianna Pratchett’s FF book!

Not only is this summer proving to be a scorcher, it’s also full of HOT gamebook news! Tons of things are happening – fresh Kickstarters, interactive audio adventures, print gamebooks, and much more. We’re in for a treat! Here’s a peek at some new and upcoming projects. Roll Player Adventures is currently live on Kickstarter. …

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Escape from Portsrood Forest

Gamebook release: Escape from Portsrood Forest

Escape from Portsrood Forest is a light-hearted, high fantasy gamebook by Samuel Isaacson in which YOU take on the role of a knight who wakes up in an enchanted forest with no memory of the previous night. Written in an open world style, and making use of codewords and tick-boxes to keep track of your …

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