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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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Cursed Painting

An interactive audio RPG for Amazon’s Alexa, in Wanderword’s Cursed Painting you explore ancient ruins in order to uncover the secret of a cursed painting hidden deep inside an abandoned castle. Choose from three different backgrounds – thief, adventurer or noble – and stop the undead curse plaguing the kingdom in this interactive role-playing experience. …

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KICKSTARTER: The Fantasy Trip: The Book of Unlife & Red Crypt

Steve Jackson Games’ has launched a new Kickstarter to fund the latest titles for The Fantasy Trip roleplaying game: a guide to many of the known kinds of unlife, and a new solitaire adventure. The Book of UnlifeA 64-page book by Howard Kistler, The Book of Unlife covers 44 unliving and undead creatures. A guide …

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KICKSTARTER: Steam Highwayman III: The Reeking Metropolis

Explore London’s many secrets in the next intriguing volume of Martin Noutch’s open-world Steampunk Adventure Gamebook Series. Steam Highwayman III: The Reeking Metropolis is the third title to be released in his impressive series of connected gamebooks, where each can be played as a stand-alone adventure, but together, by use of codewords and interlinked passages, …

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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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Starfinder on Amazon Alexa

Paizo has launched a unique voice-based interactive experience of its science-fantasy roleplaying game Starfinder on Amazon’s cloud-based voice service, Alexa. Based on the short solo adventure Scoundrels in the Spike by Amanda Hamon from the Starfinder Beginner Box (shown below), this FREE pilot episode is currently available in English in the United States. It will …

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Call of Cthulhu: Alone Against the Frost

Alone Against the Frost from Chaosium Inc. is a solo horror adventure set during a research expedition to Canada’s Northwest Territories during the 1920s. Here, you choose your own path as you navigate through the story – your choices will determine whether you find success or failure! You take on the role of Dr. Nadelmann, …

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INTERVIEW: Legendary Kingdoms ~ Book One released

The Legendary Kingdoms series from Spidermind Games is easily one of the most exciting gamebook projects to be announced recently: a massive, 6-book series of interconnected adventures – similar to the structure of the acclaimed Fabled Lands series – combining the best of interactive fiction with the narrative immersion of a full-party RPG campaign, into …

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KICKSTARTER: Vengequest

Vengequest is a narrative fantasy adventure game created by independent Australian developer Besepic Entertainment. A game for fans of RPGs, interactive fiction and tabletop roleplaying who appreciate beautiful art, quirky humour and pseudo-random adventures, Vengequest takes place on the continent of Emberpoint. It’s host to a diverse range of locations from your peaceful hometown of …

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KICKSTARTER: SKALD: Against the Black Priory

Already previewed in our April Round-up, a Kickstarter campaign for Scape-IT’s retro-style dark fantasy game SKALD: Against the Black Priory has now been launched. Inspired by legendary titles such as Ultima and the Gold Box series, and with the narrative ambition of a modern RPG, SKALD will see players develop and lead a party of …

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