Paul Bimler

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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MARCH ROUND-UP: new releases

This month’s round-up features a new D&D adventure from the very popular 5e Solo Gamebooks series, an indie app about love and fate, two interactive novels from Choice of Games, and a time-travelling adventure in a haunted house.   The Tortured Land 5e Solo Gamebooks has released The Tortured Land, the fourth in their series …

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FEBRUARY ROUND-UP: new and coming soon

The new year is certainly well underway so it’s time to catch up on a few recent releases, together with some interesting news regarding new projects and old favourites. Graphic Novel Adventures Van Ryder Games has revealed the cover artwork for the upcoming second season of their Graphic Novel Adventures visual gamebooks: Sherlock and Moriarty …

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The Saviour of Sharn – An Eberron Solo Adventure

5e Solo Gamebooks has released The Saviour of Sharn – a Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition adventure set in the World of Eberron – a magical setting of swashbuckling action, greed and conflict, deep intrigue and great mysteries. Aimed at Level 4 players, this 279-section gamebook features 5e mechanics without the need for a Dungeon …

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Tables of Doom: 5E Solo Adventuring

5e Solo Gamebooks have released a new type of solo adventuring, and unlike their previous gamebooks (The Death Knight’s Squire and Tyrant of Zhentil Keep), Tables of Doom uses a free-form game system that relies on dice rolls and tables (hence the name) to randomly generate monsters, traps, clues, encounters, secret doors and loot. Final …

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Tyrant of Zhentil Keep

5e Solo Gamebooks has now released Tyrant of Zhentil Keep, its second solo adventure for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition. Written by Paul Bimler, this 160+ page adventure is designed for one 3rd-level Player Character of any race or class, without a DM. Tyrant of Zhentil Keep continues the narrative of The Death Knight’s Squire …

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The Death Knight’s Squire ~ a 5e solo gamebook

The Death Knight’s Squire is the first in a planned series of solo, DM-less adventures from publisher 5e Solo Gamebooks. A 100-page adventure set in the Forgotten Realms for D&D Fifth Edition rules, The Death Knight’s Squire is a great way to scratch your roleplaying itch, or it can serve as an introduction for new …

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