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    • Choose Your Own Adventure

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    • Decide Your Destiny gamebooks

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    • Fantasy gamebooks

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    • Gamebooks by Peter Darvill-Evans

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    • Gamebook writers

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    • Ace of Aces (picture book game)

    • Ace of Aces is a two-player combat picture book game designed by Alfred Leonardi and first published in 1980 by Nova Game Designs. Each set includes a pair of small books, one for each player (generally marked 'German' and 'Allied'). These are like gamebooks in that instead of reading through them, a person is 'at ... Read »


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    • Be an Interplanetary Spy

    • Be An Interplanetary Spy is a series of twelve interactive children's science fiction books designed by Byron Preiss Visual Publications and first published by Bantam Books from 1983 to 1985. Aimed at younger readers, these books were published in paperback form only, with brightly coloured covers and were heavily ... Read »


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    • Blood Sword (gamebook series)

    • Blood Sword

      Blood Sword is a series of gamebooks created by Oliver Johnson and Dave Morris and published by Knight Books in the late 1980s. The books were illustrated by Russ Nicholson and the maps supplied by Geoff Wingate. It was set in the invented fantasy world of "Legend", the authors' own fantasy world, which was the setting ... Read »


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    • The Canterbury Puzzles

    • The Canterbury Puzzles and Other Curious Problems is a 1907 mathematical puzzle book by Henry Dudeney. The first part of the book features a series of puzzles based on the characters from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer. ... Read »


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    • Cretan Chronicles

    • Cretan Chronicles is a trilogy of single-player role-playing fantasy gamebooks written by John Butterfield, David Honigmann and Philip Parker, and illustrated by Dan Woods. The Cretan Chronicles were published by Puffin between 1985 and 1986 under the Adventure Gamebooks banner, which also covered the more popular Figh ... Read »


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    • Dark Ages: Werewolf

    • Dark Ages: Werewolf

      Dark Ages: Werewolf is a Supplementary Role-Playing Book published by White Wolf, Inc. When White Wolf returned to historical RPGs in 2002, they relaunched Dark Ages: Vampire (2002) as a core rulebook; supplements were added for other magical groups, each dependent upon Dark Ages: Vampire to play. All of the survi ... Read »


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    • Date with Destiny Adventure

    • The Date with Destiny Adventure series comprises two short novels of interactive fiction published by Quirk Books in 2003 that parodied the Choose Your Own Adventure series. Both books featured covers and interior designs similar to those of the old Choose Your Own Adventure books, but have adult themes. The first book ... Read »


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    • Dice Man (comics)

    • Dice Man (comics)

      Diceman was a short-lived British comic which ran for five issues in 1986. It was a spin-off from 2000 AD and was devised by Pat Mills, who also wrote almost all of the stories. It was edited by Simon Geller, but purported to be edited by a monster called Mervyn. The stories were designed to be played like gamebooks. E ... Read »


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    • Dragontales

    • Dragontales was a series of gamebooks written by Rhondi A. Vilott Salsitz as "Rhondi Vilott" and published by Signet in the 1980s. The books place the reader in the role of a young man or woman in various fantasy countries inhabited by a variety of extravagant creatures. The books were meant for readers somewhat older ... Read »


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    • Fabled Lands

    • Fabled Lands is the name of a series of fantasy gamebooks written by established gamebook authors Dave Morris and Jamie Thomson and published by Pan Books, a division of Macmillan in the mid 90s. Cover art was by Kevin Jenkins with Russ Nicholson and Arun Pottier providing maps and illustrations. Originally planned as ... Read »


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    • Fantasy Forest

    • Fantasy Forest is a series of ten gamebooks published by TSR, Inc. from 1983 to 1984. The books are works of children's literature; eight of them are set in the fantasy world of the Dungeons and Dragons role-playing game, and two are set in TSR's science fiction world of Star Frontiers. Each book has about 80 pages. ... Read »


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    • Fantasy Interactive Scenarios by Telephone

    • Fantasy Interactive Scenarios by Telephone

      Fantasy Interactive Scenarios by Telephone (F.I.S.T.) were a series of single-player telephone-based roleplaying games launched by UK games designer Steve Jackson in 1988 through the company Computerdial, who until then had used their service to provide astrology services. The product was a radio drama version of Jacks ... Read »


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    • Freeway Warrior

    • Freeway Warrior is a series of 4 gamebooks, created by Joe Dever. The books were published between 1988 and 1989, detailing the complete story of a band of nuclear holocaust survivors as they flee Texas to the relative safety of California. The reader plays the role of Cal Phoenix, the titular Freeway Warrior, as he s ... Read »


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    • Gamebook

    • A gamebook is a work of printed fiction that allows the reader to participate in the story by making choices. The narrative branches along various paths, typically through the use of numbered paragraphs or pages. Gamebooks are sometimes called choose your own adventure books or CYOA after the influential Choose Your Ow ... Read »


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    • Give Yourself Goosebumps

    • Give Yourself Goosebumps is a children's horror fiction gamebook series by R. L. Stine. After the success of the regular Goosebumps books, Scholastic Press decided to create this spin-off series in 1995. In fact, Stine had written gamebooks in previous years. Fifty books in the series, including the "special editions" ... Read »


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    • Grailquest

    • GrailQuest is a series of gamebooks by J. H. Brennan. The books are illustrated by John Higgins. The stories follow the adventures of a young hero named Pip, who is often called upon by Merlin to right wrongs and save the realm from evil. The series is light in tone and does not take itself seriously, often spoofing th ... Read »


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    • Legends of Skyfall

    • The Legends of Skyfall was a series of four adventure gamebooks written by David Tant and published by Armada in 1985. They were written to cash in on the explosive popularity of such books, spawned by Steve Jackson and Ian Livingstone's Fighting Fantasy and later Joe Dever's Lone Wolf series. The books allow the read ... Read »


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    • List of gamebooks

    • This is a list of gamebook series and individual gamebooks (Choose Your Own Adventure type books). ... Read »


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    • List of Lone Wolf media

    • The following is a list of media published in the Lone Wolf series of gamebooks, and other derivative media based on the gamebooks. The original gamebook series, and the bulk of subsequent Lone Wolf media, was written by Joe Dever. The success and cult status of the original gamebooks helped in the creation of a spin-o ... Read »


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    • Lone Wolf (gamebooks)

    • Lone Wolf

      Lone Wolf is a series of 29 gamebooks, created by Joe Dever and initially illustrated (books 1-8) by Gary Chalk. The series was first published in July 1984 and sold more than 9 million copies worldwide. The story focuses on the fictional world of Magnamund, where the forces of good and evil fight for control of the pl ... Read »


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    • Lost Worlds (gamebook)

    • Lost Worlds is a "combat picture book game" designed and trademarked by Alfred Leonardi and originally published in 1983 by Nova Game Designs. The game has had many publishers, including Chessex, Emithill, Flying Buffalo and Greysea. In 1984, Lost Worlds won the Charles Roberts/Origins Award for Best Fantasy Boardgame ... Read »


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    • Nintendo Gamebooks

    • Nintendo gamebooks were gamebooks released in two series, Nintendo Adventure Books and You Decide on the Adventure, and based on video games created by Nintendo. The books feature characters and settings from the Mario Bros. and The Legend of Zelda franchises. The Nintendo Adventure Book series of 12 books was pu ... Read »


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    • Pretty Little Mistakes

    • Pretty Little Mistakes is a book written by Heather McElhatton and published on May 1, 2007 by HarperCollins. The novel is written in Second-person narrative and allows the reader to direct where the story will go, similar to the Choose Your Own Adventure book series. The book has more than 150 possible endings. 50% o ... Read »


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    • Queen's Blade


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    • Sagard the Barbarian

    • Sagard the Barbarian is a series of four Hero's Challenge Gamebooks written by Gary Gygax, co-creator of Dungeons & Dragons and Flint Dille, screenwriter (An American Tail: Fievel Goes West, The Transformers: The Movie) and game writer/designer (Dead to Rights, The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay). The f ... Read »


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    • Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective (gamebook)

    • Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective is a game published by Sleuth Publications in 1981. In Germany, it won the Spiel des Jahres ("Game of the Year") award in 1985. In the game, the players (or play) reads a brief introduction to a case, then decides where to look for clues, and consults a booklet telling what clues ... Read »


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    • Sorcery!

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      Sorcery! is a single-player four-part adventure gamebook series written by Steve Jackson and illustrated by John Blanche. Originally published by Penguin Books between 1983 and 1985, the titles are part of the Fighting Fantasy canon, but were not numbered within the original 59-book series. Sorcery! was reissued by Wiz ... Read »


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    • The Storms of Chai

    • The Storms of Chai is a game book in the Lone Wolf series by Joe Dever. It is part of the New Order series which details the adventures of one of Lone Wolf's disciples in the New Kai Order and not Lone Wolf himself. The book is set in MS 5102, 18 years after the ending of book 28, The Hunger of Sejanoz. After encounte ... Read »


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    • Story Engine

    • A Story Engine, much like a Game Engine, which is software used to create and run Video Games, is software used for reading and writing Gamebooks. The software is much like an Ebook Reader, and pauses in between chapters, to wait for the reader's choice. A Story Engine is different from a Solitaire, as you can use it t ... Read »


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    • Temple of Flame

    • Temple of Flame is a gamebook by Dave Morris and Oliver Johnson from the Golden Dragon gamebook collection. The plot is about an adventurer called the Dragon Knight of Palados, who sets on a quest in a South American-like jungle country in order to discover the priceless golden idol statue of Katak, God of Flame, whic ... Read »


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    • Time Machine (novel series)

    • Time Machine was a series of children's novels published in the United States by Bantam Books from 1984 to 1989, similar to their more successful Choose Your Own Adventure line of "interactive" novels. Each book was written in the second person, with the reader choosing how the story should progress. They were designed ... Read »


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    • To Be or Not to Be (book)

    • To Be or Not to Be: A Chooseable-Path Adventure, also referred to as To Be or Not to Be: That is the Adventure, is a 2013 novel by Ryan North, retelling the story of Shakespeare's Hamlet in a choose your own adventure format and mostly contemporary language. The initial run of the book was crowd funded through Kickstar ... Read »


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    • Twistaplot

    • Twistaplot is a series of children's gamebooks, that were published by Scholastic from 1982 to 1985. Books #1, #4, #9 and #14 were written by R.L. Stine, who would go on to write the Fear Street series, and the Goosebumps series, which in turn, spawned the gamebook spin-off series, Give Yourself Goosebumps. The remaini ... Read »


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    • Virtual Reality (gamebooks)

    • Virtual Reality was the name of a series of six gamebooks released in 1993 and 1994. Four of the books were written by Dave Morris, and two by Mark Smith. The game system used in the series is unusual for gamebooks, in that there is no use of dice or other random elements. Instead, the player picks a number of ski ... Read »


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    • Way of the Tiger

    • The Way of the Tiger is the name of a series of adventure gamebooks by Mark Smith and Jamie Thomson set on the fantasy world of Orb. The reader takes the part of a young monk-ninja, Avenger, on his quest to avenge his foster father and recover the Scrolls of Kettsuin. Later books present fresh challenges for Avenger to ... Read »


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    • Zork books

    • The Zork books were a series of four books, written by S. Eric Meretzky, which took place in the fictional universe of Zork. The books were published by Tor Books. Like the Zork video games, the books were a form of interactive fiction which offered the reader a choice of actions symbolized by pages to turn to, as in t ... Read »


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