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The Best Text Based Adventure Games

Text based adventure games deliver choose your own adventure or gamebook styles to play through. The primary portion of the game is text, often with a choice of text as the main player input. These games deliver deluxe storylines, usually through accessible text based chunks.

Bury me, my Love
80 Days
DEVICE 6
Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies
Choices That Matter

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

Bury me, my Love
Bury me, my Love

Bury me

Plug In Digital

Send text messages to progress the storyline of your wife, a Syrian refugee, trying to cross into Europe.

A text messaging based adventure game that lets you play as Majd communicating with his wife, Nour. Nour is a Syrian migrant trying to find her way to Europe. The game includes 19 different endings based on your text message choices.

80 Days
80 Days

80 Days

inkle

*** Four BAFTA-nominations -- TIME Game of 2014 -- IGF Award for Narrative Excellence -- IMGA Award for Narrative -- DICE nominated

A new iOS game based on the Jules Verne classic, but updated with a steampunk world filled with all kinds of intriguing contraptions. The classic story of Phileas Fogg’s wager is included, but now it’s a choose your own adventure with an over 500,000 word script waiting to be explored. You get to play as Passepartout, Mr. Fogg’s valet, in charge of of trips, lodging, and Mr. Fogg’s well being. 80 Days is a text based adventure above all else, that offers various dialogue choices that can completely change the progression of the story. While text is a key to the game, there’s a great deal of strategy involved in choosing the path to travel around the world with multiple potential choices ready to be discovered.

DEVICE 6
DEVICE 6

DEVICE 6

Simogo AB

** Winner of Apple Design Award 2014 **

Puzzles abound in what is in essence a mystery story supplanted with all kinds of challenges to work your way from chapter to chapter. Rather than a simple page by page layout, each chapter is one continuous flow with the text continuously unfolding in a unique manner.

Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies
Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies

Ace Attorney

CAPCOM Co., Ltd

※NOTICE※

※NOTICE※
This game does not support devices running iOS 11 (including beta versions) or later. Please be aware of this when changing devices and/or updating your device's iOS as the game may not run properly under an unsupported version of iOS.

※IMPORTANT※
・Please read "Supported iOS and Devices" before purchasing or playing.

In cases where the game unexpectedly crashes:
Please try re-downloading your purchase data...

Subsurface Circular
Subsurface Circular

Subsurface Circular

Bithell Games

Solve the case of disappearing robots in this intriguing text based adventure.

A text based adventure game set in the future in which you play as a detective trying to figure out the mystery of disappearing robots. The game aspect tests your ability to collect words and phrases to use in dialogue puzzles to solve the case, and mystery of the futuristic world.

Also Good

Apps with average score

Choices That Matter
Choices That Matter
Choices That Matter

Choices That Matter

Tin Man Games

CHOICES THAT MATTER is a collection of epic text adventure games similar to the classic Choose Your Own Adventure books (CYOA).

New content is written and delivered weekly, making our stories the most complex in the CYOA category. No one player can discover the entire story in a single play through....

Warlock of Firetop Mountain
Warlock of Firetop Mountain
Warlock of Firetop Mountain

Warlock of Firetop Mountain

Tin Man Games

An epic adventure through a mysterious mountain filled with monsters, magic and mayhem!

“...it looks downright incredible.” - Pocket Tactics

"Spectacular Re-Envisioning. It's rather special." - Gamezebo

“If you’ve ever played a tabletop RPG and been lucky enough to have your dungeon master build out a miniature set, that’s what Tin Man’s done...

Respond to astronaut
Lifeline...

You're his only hope.

Lifeline...

Lifeline...

3 Minute Games, LLC

Help an astronaut survive against all odds in Lifeline. A game that defines Apple Watch gaming allows you to have a text based conversation with the fictional astronaut. The entire story is drive by a choose your own adventure set-up.

The Hero Unmasked!
The Hero Unmasked!
The Hero Unmasked!

The Hero Unmasked!

Choice of Games LLC

Impersonate your identical twin as the Swashbuckler, masked champion of justice! You have two weeks to rescue the REAL Swashbuckler and marry the mayor before superpowered criminals take over the city.

The Hero Unmasked is a 300,000 word interactive novel by Christopher Huang. It's entirely text-based, without graphics or sound effects,...

Ace Attorney Trilogy HD
Ace Attorney Trilogy HD
Ace Attorney Trilogy HD

Ace Attorney Trilogy HD

CAPCOM Co., Ltd

Defend the innocent and save the day! Experience the original trilogy in clear, retina-quality HD graphics, and choose to play horizontally for larger backgrounds or vertically for one-handed ease!

"Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy HD" includes "Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney", Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Justice For All", and "Phoenix Wright:...

Runt of the Litter
Runt of the Litter
Runt of the Litter

Runt of the Litter

Choice of Games LLC

Steal and raise a baby war gryphon! Will you fight dragons together to save the empire, or defy the empire and lead your people to freedom?

"Runt of the Litter" is an 150,000 word interactive fantasy novel by Kelly Sandoval, where your choices control the story. It's entirely text-based—without graphics or...

Trials of the Thief-Taker
Trials of the Thief-Taker
Trials of the Thief-Taker

Trials of the Thief-Taker

Choice of Games LLC

In London, 1729, before they had police, they had you: thief-takers, hunting criminals for cash! Fire a flintlock and sip gin in the age of powdered wigs. Will you grow rich catching smugglers and highwaymen, show mercy, or become a crime boss yourself?

"Trials of the Thief-Taker" is a 140,000-word interactive...

The Eagle's Heir
The Eagle's Heir
The Eagle's Heir

The Eagle's Heir

Choice of Games LLC

Defend Napoleon's heir in this steampunk alternate history game of political maneuvering, airship adventure, and romantic intrigue! Will you bring liberty to France, or plunge Europe into bloody war?

"The Eagle's Heir" is a 200,000 word interactive novel by Amy Griswold and Jo Graham. It's entirely text-based, without graphics, or sound...

Avatar of the Wolf
Avatar of the Wolf
Avatar of the Wolf

Avatar of the Wolf

Choice of Games LLC

Hunt down the killer who murdered the Wolf god! As Wolf's last avatar before his assassination, will you revive your god, take revenge on his killer, or destroy the pantheon and bring about a new order?

"Avatar of the Wolf" is a 135,000-word interactive fantasy novel by Bendi Barrett. It's entirely...

Sorcery!
Sorcery!
Sorcery!

Sorcery!

inkle

An epic four-part adventure through a land of monsters, traps, and magic. Start your story here! FREE FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY!

*** Rock Paper Shotgun Best RPG of 2016 ***

"You should choose to own this adventure" -- Eurogamer

"Inkle's adaptation of Sorcery! takes the genre to a whole new level"...

Welcome to Moreytown
Welcome to Moreytown
Welcome to Moreytown

Welcome to Moreytown

Choice of Games LLC

Claw your way to the top of Moreytown, a furry slum for human/animal hybrids. Will you take down the gangs who rule the town, or take them over instead?

"Welcome to Moreytown" is a 150,000-word interactive novel by S. Andrew Swann. It's entirely text-based, without graphics or sound effects, and fueled...

Help a lost survivor
Lifeline: Whiteout

How to save a life.

Lifeline: Whiteout

Lifeline: Whiteout

3 Minute Games, LLC

In the game, players will be introduced to a new character – V. Adams. He’s stuck in a frozen wasteland, and you’ll need to help discover his past and salvage his future. You’ll be his only communication with the outside. You'll interact through notifications and choose how to answer. Answers...

Paradigm City
Paradigm City
Paradigm City

Paradigm City

Hosted Games LLC

The Golden Age of heroes is over, but you're just beginning. Will you use your powers to help the world or help yourself? Set on a near-future Earth that has been irrevocably altered by the arrival of superhumans, the world has been dealing with a radical shift in the nature...

Lifeline: Silent Night
Lifeline: Silent Night
Lifeline: Silent Night

Lifeline: Silent Night

3 Minute Games, LLC

The hearts and imaginations of countless players worldwide were captured when the original Lifeline took the App Store by storm and became the #1 Top Paid Game, and now Taylor needs your help again in Lifeline: Silent Night!

Acclaimed author Dave Justus returns with a suspenseful new story that plays out...

Lifeline: Flatline
Lifeline: Flatline
Lifeline: Flatline

Lifeline: Flatline

3 Minute Games, LLC

The Lifeline series takes a terrifying turn in this interactive horror experience. Every decision you make could help Wynn to safety, or lead her to an untimely end.

Something has gone horribly wrong... Venture deep into a mysterious scientific facility, where a woman named Wynn has just woken up strapped to...

Sorcery! 3
Sorcery! 3
Sorcery! 3

Sorcery! 3

inkle

An epic adventure through a cursed wilderness of monsters, traps and magic. Begin your journey here! (Parts 1 and 2 not required.)

*** Rock Paper Shotgun best RPG of 2016 ***

"Sorcery! 3 is unlike anything you’ve ever played. Its mix of puzzle-solving, combat, and choose-your-own-adventure stylings have created a unique form...

Sorcery! 4
Sorcery! 4
Sorcery! 4

Sorcery! 4

inkle

An epic adventure through a cursed citadel of monsters, traps and magic. Begin your journey here (Parts 1-3 not required) - or conclude your epic adventure.

"One of the finest RPGs ever made" - Rock, Paper, Shotgun, Best RPG of 2016

"Sorcery! pushes and exploits both genre tropes and limitations, not as...

Interactive Horror Stories
Interactive Horror Stories
Interactive Horror Stories

Interactive Horror Stories

Ahmet Kamil Keles

Are you ready for nightmares?

Interactive Horror Stories is a collection of 7 horror stories in which you are the hero. In the style of Choose Your Own Adventure; you make choices, they change the plotline and bring you different endings. You encounter various evil entities in this stories (humans...

Lifeline 2
Lifeline 2
Lifeline 2

Lifeline 2

3 Minute Games, LLC

The original Lifeline took the App Store by storm, reaching #1 Top Paid Game on iPhone and Apple Watch in 29 countries. Its compelling mix of real-time storytelling and Dave Justus’s suspenseful writing continues to capture the imaginations of countless players worldwide.

Lifeline 2 raises the bar with a new...

Plague: Doctor vs Inquisitor
Plague: Doctor vs Inquisitor
Plague: Doctor vs Inquisitor

Plague: Doctor vs Inquisitor

Mariia Ostrikova

*** A branching storyline. You choose the path you take
*** 12 different endings
*** 50 different illnesses with unique symptoms and gory details
*** Over 200 game characters to interact with

+++ Play as one of the five characters: Barber, Chemist, Scholarship, Wise Woman, Monk.
+++ Diagnose the patient and choose the...

True Legacy
True Legacy

A text driven adventure game set in the last 21st century with a noir theme.

True Legacy

True Legacy

Blindfire Limited

The game features over 40,000 words spread across 35 illustrated scenes. There is a branching storyline with mini puzzles along the way as you try to solve the case.

NASA, are you receiving me?
The Martian: Official Game
The Martian: Official Game

The Martian: Official Game

Little Labs, Inc.

Based on the best selling novel and critically acclaimed film, The Martian is a real time, text based adventure game that tells the story of Astronaut Mark Watney who finds himself stranded on Mars. Play as a NASA communications specialist and Mark’s sole contact with Earth in this riveting story...

Apollo Justice Ace Attorney
Apollo Justice Ace Attorney
Apollo Justice Ace Attorney

Apollo Justice Ace Attorney

CAPCOM Co., Ltd

Court Is Back In Session

Star as rookie defense attorney, Apollo Justice, as he visits crime scenes, questions key witnesses and collects vital evidence before stepping into the courtroom to prove his clients’ innocence.

Features:
· All-new high-resolution graphics
· A new touch screen interface
· Interactive forensic testing mini-games that allow players to...

Ace Attorney INVESTIGATIONS
Ace Attorney INVESTIGATIONS

Ace Attorney returns with a new protagonist and set up.

Ace Attorney INVESTIGATIONS

Ace Attorney INVESTIGATIONS

CAPCOM Co., Ltd

Instead of playing as Phoenix Wright in the court room, you get to play as Miles Edgeworth at the crime scene. Figure out the puzzle sequences in the crime scene to solve murders.

Demon Mark: A Russian Saga
Demon Mark: A Russian Saga
Demon Mark: A Russian Saga

Demon Mark: A Russian Saga

Choice of Games LLC

Call upon the power of your cursed Demon Mark to battle dragons, witches, and an undead army! Beware: each time you use it, the Mark grows stronger.

"Demon Mark: A Russian Saga" is a 200,000-word interactive fantasy novel by Vlad Barash and Lorraine Fryer, steeped in Russian folklore. It's entirely text-based,...

Lifeline: Crisis Line
Lifeline: Crisis Line
Lifeline: Crisis Line

Lifeline: Crisis Line

3 Minute Games, LLC

A dead lawyer, a mysterious green-eyed woman, stolen crystals with unexplained powers… and it’s only your first day on the job! You’re a HelpText volunteer, and the app has just paired you with Austin homicide detective Alex Esposito. Dive headfirst into a dangerous investigation as you help Alex untangle the...

Other Apps

Could be good for special cases

Sorcery! 2

Sorcery! 2

inkle

An epic adventure in a city of thieves, traps, and magic. Begin your adventure here! (Part 1 not required.)

*** Rock Paper Shotgun's best RPG of 2016 ***

"Another spectacular rendition of classic interactive fiction" - (Kotaku)

"Fantastic, and you should buy it" - 5/5 (Gamezebo)

"Bigger, better, stronger" - 4.5/5, Editor's Choice (148Apps)

Top 20 Mobile Game of 2013, Touch Arcade

Top 25 Mobile Game of 2013, Gamezebo

"I love this app... It’s better than any gamebook ever was in your head when you were a kid" - 5/5, Interactive Fiction Game of the Year (Pocket Tactics)

"With a seemingly endless number of outcomes, Sorcery 2 offers hours upon hours of gameplay... one of the best games of 2013, and adventure fans, you can't afford to miss it" - 5/5 (Examiner.com)

Dare you journey into the Kharé: the Cityport of Traps, a town of thieves and murderers on the brink of destruction?

+ Fully interactive story written on fly around on your actions and choices
+ Plot your own path down every street of the hand-drawn 3D city map
+ Go down into the sewers, aboard ship, or inside buildings with new interior maps
+ 3D spell-casting system: cast over 48 spells, with weird and wonderful story-changing effects
+ New gambling game: can you outwit the citizens of Kharé at Swindlestones?
+ Adapted from the best-selling gamebook series by legendary game designer Steve Jackson
+ Over thirty different monsters to fight with our unique strategic combat
+ More than double the content of Part 1: over 300,000 words, with 10,000 choices, and every one is remembered
+ Play as a male or female hero
+ Start your adventure from here - or load your characters from Part 1

"A terrific adventure - one fraught with danger, rich in atmosphere, and pleasingly flexible in terms of how you shape its twisting, twisted narrative" - 8/10 (Pocket Gamer)

"Wonderful for genre fans and novices alike" - 4.5/5 (TouchArcade)

"An excellent experience" - 90% (4Players.de)

Kharé is brimming with things to do and creatures to meet. Visit the Festival of Thieves, battle a ghost, escape from slavers, gamble your fortune at the Halls of Vlada, drink at the tavern, worship strange Gods, and much much more. Will you uncover the secrets of the city, overthrow the Council, destroy an invading army, or leave Kharé to burn?

From legendary designer Steve Jackson, co-founder of Lionhead Studios (with Peter Molyneux), and Fighting Fantasy and Games Workshop (with Ian Livingstone), and designed and adapted by inkle, the app uses inklewriter technology to tell your journey in real-time, shaping the story around your choices. The text itself changes based on how you play and what you do. In combat, the action is described on the fly based on how you play.

Featuring original illustrations by John Blanche and maps by Mike Schley (Wizards of the Coast).

"Kharé: Cityport of Traps" is Part 2 of 4. Part 1 is out now and Part 3, "The Seven Serpents", is coming later this year. (But while you wait, check out our new game, 80 DAYS.)

GA1: An Assassin in Orlandes

GA1: An Assassin in Orlandes

Tin Man Games

An interactive fantasy adventure! It's a book. It's a game. It's an RPG. It's a Gamebook Adventure!

First in the series of critically acclaimed interactive fantasy gamebooks in which you, the reader, control the direction of the story! Along with a realistic dice-based battle system to fight creatures, a great story and beautiful artwork, An Assassin in Orlandes will give you many hours of gamebook adventuring!

Set within Orlandes City, nobles are being systematically murdered by a ruthless assassin no-one seems able to catch. Finding yourself thrust in the middle of a large conspiracy, you must make decisions that may put yourself and one other most precious to you in great danger. Can you locate the Assassin in Orlandes before it is too late?

"Even though Fighting Fantasy books have nearly a 30 year lead on the recently released Gamebook Adventures, the team at Tin Man Games have put together an equally remarkable and entirely original virtual game book for the iPhone." - Touch Arcade

"I was both surprised and delight to find that An Assassin in Orlandes delivered one of the most engaging iOS gaming experiences I’ve had to date." - Gamezebo

** FEATURES **

•Read and dictate the direction of the story! Options based on who you have met, where you have visited and what you have found.
•Lots of achievements to collect and artwork to find throughout the book. These are placed on your achievement wall.
•Read the book casually by being able to move around freely or crank up the difficulty and be the ultimate gamebook player.
•Interactive world map which can be zoomed and scrolled.

An Assassin in Orlandes has been created using Tin Man Games’ critically acclaimed Gamebook Adventures Engine featuring:

•Read the book horizontally or vertically on your iPad.
•An automated Adventure Sheet to keep track of stats and inventory.
•Realistic physics based dice rolling. Shake your device!
•Artwork gallery. Find an illustration in the gamebook and be able to access it full-screen forever.
•Bookmarking system which saves your position in the gamebook, much like putting your fingers between the pages to remember your previous page when reading the paperback!

Join Tin Man Games at www.gamebookadventures.com for lots more exciting digital gamebooks including the Fighting Fantasy series and Judge Dredd!

Star Billions: A Sci-Fi Adventure

Star Billions: A Sci-Fi Adventure

Catch & Release, LLC

As they flee a dying Earth, the human race is in need of a new home. Who has the intelligence, the wisdom, the courage, and the empathy to save our species from extinction? Meet the crew of the Little Brother...

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"One of the freshest, funniest, and most unique iOS titles." -iFanzine

"Star Billions turns the player's phone into the sole means of communicating with a hopelessly lost starship called the Little Brother." -Polygon

"I really enjoyed the story and the characters. The humor is kid-friendly, but smart enough to be enjoyed by adults." -AppUnwrapper

Featured on VentureBeat, Polygon, Indie Game Magazine, Indie Haven, AppUnwrapper, and more!

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The chain of command has been broken and it's up to you to decide who's in charge! Choose from four unique AIs to tackle dangerous and delicate situations as you guide the human race to a new home!

FEATURES:
- Get to know the crew as you experience a sci-fi adventure unlike any other.
- Beautifully illustrated cast of over 20 characters.
- Complete original soundtrack that combines classical melodies and futuristic instrumentation.
- Games-within-a-game ExquisiVision console with competitive arcade action.
- Complete Game Center support with leaderboards and achievements.
- Unlock hidden data to learn more about the crew, the ship, and what happened back on Earth.

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KNOW YOUR CREW: Get to know the personalities aboard the Little Brother...

SARGE
- Security and Arms Governance Expert.
- First and only recipient of the Silver Pixel for deployment in over 9 million simulations.
- An unmatched military mind.
- Choose SARGE when failure is not an option.

ROSIE
- Repair and Optimization System Intelligence.
- Master of the mechanical, ROSIE keeps the Little Brother up and running.
- An independent thinker who is always ready to lead.
- Choose ROSIE and live to fight another day.

EIN
- Experiment in Intelligence and Neural Networks.
- 768 teraflops of pure computational power.
- EIN can determine the exact probability of anything you throw at him.
- Choose EIN because numbers never lie.

LACIE
- Language and Communication Interface.
- The heart and soul of the Little Brother, with a wealth of knowledge on culture and the arts.
- An unsurpassed multilinguist, LACIE can translate even the most bizarre alien species.
- Choose LACIE and catch more flies with honey.

Gamebook Adventures 4: Revenant Rising

Gamebook Adventures 4: Revenant Rising

Tin Man Games

Gamebook Adventures returns for its fourth outing in the critically acclaimed series of newly imagined interactive fantasy gamebooks in which you, the reader, control the direction of the story! Along with a realistic dice-based battle system to fight creatures, a great story and beautiful artwork, Revenant Rising will give you many hours of gamebook adventuring! Please note that you do not need to have played any of the previous gamebooks in order to play this.

"The mighty city of Falavia, the military backbone of Orlandes, is under attack from an army lead by a man claiming to be a God. How did this come to pass you ask yourself? You're sure it all started as some innocent adventure in search of treasure but somehow it turned into a nightmare. Also, why are people staring at you strangely? It’s not as if you look like you've recently been brought back from the dead or something. Oh yes, that's right. You remember now... "

‎"Arguably the best of the Gamebook Adventure series released so far by Tin Man Games, Revenant Rising combines polished gameplay mechanics with an original storyline, flinging you between the world of the living and the dead and back again. Stylish graphics only add to the atmosphere to be enjoyed both on the iPhone and the iPad." - Touch My Apps

"My favourite examples so far though are the iPad and iPhone-compatible Gamebook Adventures, a series of lovingly crafted and extremely well-written interactive fantasy novels. It's surprisingly engrossing stuff, the economically written narrative packing in masses of detail, while rattling out a pacy, involving story." - The Guardian

"The true gem, and the reason these are next iteration choose your own adventure books, is the dice component in the overall story." - 148Apps

Gamebook Adventures 4: Revenant Rising is the fourth in a series of newly written adventure gamebooks for the iPhone, iPod Touch and now beautifully realised for the iPhone 4! We are completely original and not simply a re-print of old gamebooks.

•Includes all the interactive reading and gameplay features found in An Assassin in Orlandes, The Siege of the Necromancer and Slaves of Rema
•An adapted story by Kieran Coghlan with illustrations by Kyle Ferrin and cover by Dan Maxwell that takes you on an epic quest of fantasy adventure.
•Battle a host of creatures from zombies to orgons and even find yourself on the field of one of Orlandes’ most important battles dictating the tide by your actions.
•Three difficulty levels: Classic, Bookworm and Novice.
•Lots of achievements to collect and artwork to find throughout the book.
•Illustrations can now be viewed full screen by simply tapping on them in the book and we have higher resolution artwork for iPhone 4 users making use of the new retina display!
•New widgets at the bottom of each page access direct to your inventory, settings and main menu making easier than ever to find your way around the gamebook.
•An update to the constantly changing world gazetteer, Orlandes Uncovered.
•Dramatic soundtrack composed by our Freeplay Independent Games Awards Finalist, Adrian Watkins.

Gamebook Adventures is brought together through the efforts of passionate and avid gamebook enthusiasts. If you are familiar with the Fighting Fantasy, Lone Wolf or Grail Quest series then Gamebook Adventures will really appeal to you. Our aim is to give those nostalgic readers of old something new and fresh, and bring a new exciting experience to those unfamiliar with gamebooks. If you enjoy fantasy RPGs or adventure games then this is for you!

Look out for more Gamebook Adventures coming all the time!

Re:play

Re:play

Gabrielle Chan

Ever wondered what you would do if you were given the chance to turn back time and relive your past?

In this text-based interactive game, you wake up in a new body and unfamiliar environment, after having just died.

"Replay" starts at birth and ends at adulthood -- that is....if you survive up until that point.

There are 9 possible endings. You'll meet many interesting people along the way. Who will be your friend...who will be your foe? You decide.

'What would you do if you were given a second chance at life?'

To Be Or Not To Be -Ryan North

To Be Or Not To Be -Ryan North

Tin Man Games

William Shakespeare's Hamlet has finally been restored to its original second-person non-linear branching narrative format. I know! What took so long, am I right? Now it's up to YOU to decide what happens next. Play as Hamlet and revenge your father's death. Play as Ophelia and make scientific discoveries. Play as King Hamlet, Sr. and die on the first page!

Discover sweet art as you play from some of the greatest and most attractive artists of Our Time, including Kate Beaton (Hark! A Vagrant), Anthony Clark (Nedroid), Mike Krahulik (Penny Arcade), Matthew Inman (The Oatmeal), Ethan Nicolle (Axe Cop), Andrew Hussie (MS Paint Adventures), Zach Weiner (Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal) and WAY more!

View the full list at:

http://qwantz.com/tobeornottobeartists.php

** REVIEWS **

"Literally slapped my thigh" funny. "Spat water all over my iPad" funny. "Woke my girlfriend in the middle of the night" funny. Riotously, unrelentingly, brilliantly funny. - Pocket Gamer - 9/10 - Gold Award!

"Yes, it’s Shakespeare and yes, it’s easily my favorite gamebook that Tin Man has ever done." - Pocket Tactics - 5/5 stars

"...an idea that is, by most conventional literary standards, terrible, but pushed so far past terrible that it wraps around like a comet slingshotting around the sun and comes back as utterly brilliant." - Time

"To Be Or Not To Be truly is one of the most purely-entertaining experiences of the year, because Ryan North manages to both live up to my expectations with his take on this literary classic, and also manage to go to places that I just did not expect." - Touch Arcade - 5/5 stars

** FEATURES **

• Tiny Yorick skulls mark the choices Shakespeare took in his play!
• Play as Hamlet, Ophelia, and Hamlet Sr., each with their own unique adventures.
• Learn things, like the meaning of the word ‘pernicious’ and the origin of the phrase ‘Till death us do part’!
• Sensibly bring evil King Claudius to justice in a court of law! Or, stuff him into a cannon and then fire him into a wall! IT’S UP TO YOU.
• Travel through TIME! Fight PIRATES! Kill a guy IN A CHURCH (it’s totally okay, he’s a jerk!)!
• View the HAML-O-METER at the end of each story to see how well you stuck to the Bard’s vision!

To Be or Not To Be has been created using Tin Man Games’ enhanced Gamebook Adventures Engine featuring:

• Dyslexic friendly font support, to aid readers with dyslexia.
• Hidden achievements to find throughout the gamebook.
• Art you discover is unlocked in the art gallery. Find all the full colour images as you play!
• Specially composed soundtrack and sound effects.

Fighting Fantasy: House of Hell

Fighting Fantasy: House of Hell

Tin Man Games

Fighting Fantasy, the world famous interactive gamebook series is back! Steve Jackson and Tin Man Games present House of Hell on iOS!!

"Taking refuge in the infamous House of Hell has to be the worst mistake of your life! The dangers of the torrential storm outside are nothing compared to the blood-curdling adventures that await you inside. Who knows how many hapless wanderers like yourself have perished within its gruesome walls? Be warned! Tonight is going to be a night to remember..."

** REVIEWS **

"This is a faithful port to an electronic format, and it is also packed with features. Old fans will love the nostalgia, and those who have never played this sort of thing before are in for a treat." - STARBURST - 9/10

"If you have any appreciation for choose-your-own adventure games, you’ll love this app. Fans of the original Fighting Fantasy series of books will absolutely love the iOS version." - PADGADGET - 4.5/5

"All the other hallmarks of the Tin Man treatment are also to be found in House of Hell, including an atmospheric soundtrack, good use of multimedia and smooth and easy usability." - GAMEZEBO - 4/5

"The extras, like the achievements, art gallery, background material, and the retro look, are features that the developer didn’t have to do, but went that extra mile." - BOARD GAME GEEK - 4/5

"House of Hell is very engaging; it manages to produce a compelling story that transcends the realm of young adult fantasy game books. It’s also a trip down memory lane for gamers who grew up reading the Fighting Fantasy paperback series. Here’s to Tin Man Games for a job well done." - PIXEL PERFECT GAMING - 5/5

** FEATURES **

House of Hell is a digital Fighting Fantasy gamebook, an interactive adventure in which YOU are the hero! You can only win through by choosing the correct path, finding equipment, avoiding traps and surviving combat.

Exclusive new features in the app:

• Make the gamebook as easy or hard as you like and even turn on a special cheat mode to read it old-school!
• Atmospheric new visuals which can be turned off to make the gamebook look like it came off the printing press in the 80s!
• Tim Sell’s classic illustrations colorised for the app, making full use of the high-resolution retina displays.
• Ian Miller's famous cover animated and brought to life.
• Fantastic new cover artwork to unlock!
• Achievements to find throughout the gamebook with full Game Center connectivity.

House of Hell has been brought to iOS using Tin Man Games’ critically acclaimed Gamebook Adventures Engine featuring:

• Universal iOS support. Buy the app once and it works on all your devices!
• Read the book horizontally or vertically on your iPad.
• An automated Adventure Sheet to keep track of stats and inventory.
• Realistic physics based dice rolling. Shake your iPhone or iPad!
• Artwork gallery. Find an illustration in the gamebook and be able to access it full-screen forever.
• Bookmarking system which saves your position in the gamebook, much like putting your fingers between the pages to remember your previous page when reading the paperback!
• Specially composed soundtrack and sound effects.

Tin Man Games have signed a licensing deal to release the Fighting Fantasy series on iOS, so expect to see more of your favourite adventure gamebooks appearing on the App Store!

Also available: The Forest of Doom, Island of the Lizard King, Starship Traveller, Caverns of the Snow Witch and Bloodbones!
Coming Soon: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain!

Fighting Fantasy: Island of the Lizard King

Fighting Fantasy: Island of the Lizard King

Tin Man Games

The world famous Fighting Fantasy interactive gamebook series continues! Ian Livingstone and Tin Man Games present Island of the Lizard King!

You can relive the adventures on Fire Island on your phone or tablet, lovingly updated for digital devices. Presented in full colour with realistic physics-based dice rolling for battles, auto-mapping, an auto-updated adventure sheet and stat keeping.

** REVIEWS **

"Telling a gripping yarn with the trademark exceptional adventure gamebook gameplay, Island of the Lizard King is quite the delight." - 148Apps, 4.5/5

"It's fun, it's slick, and it's another worthy addition to the digital Fighting Fantasy canon that Tin Man Games is so ably accumulating." - Pocket Gamer, 8/10 - Silver Award

"Rip-roaring tale of classic adventure and derring-do, pitched at an excellent difficulty level for the digital format." - Gamezebo, 4/5

"It's great to see that Tin Man Games is able to be so prolific within its niche and provide people with a huge range of different books to choose from so that they can pick the experience that best suits their tastes. If you're anything like me, however, one book isn't going to be even close to enough." - Digitally Downloaded, 4.5/5

"...fun for old gamers and a great introduction for gamers-yet-to-be." - Starburst, 8/10

** FEATURES **
• Make the gamebook as easy or hard as you like and even turn on a special cheat mode to read it old-school!
• Atmospheric new visuals which can be turned off to make the gamebook look like it came off the printing press in the 80s!
• Auto-mapping tracks your journey across Fire Island! See locations appear as you discover them!
• Iain McCaig’s famous cover brought to life. The Lizard King has never been this terrifying!
• Alan Langford’s classic illustrations colorised for the app, making full use of high-resolution displays.
• Achievements to find throughout the gamebook.

Island of the Lizard King has been created using Tin Man Games’ critically acclaimed Gamebook Adventures Engine featuring:

• Read the book horizontally or vertically on your tablet.
• An automated Adventure Sheet to keep track of stats and inventory.
• Realistic physics based dice rolling. Shake your device!
• Artwork gallery. Find an illustration in the gamebook and be able to access it full-screen forever.
• Bookmarking system which saves your position in the gamebook, much like putting your fingers between the pages to remember your previous page when reading the paperback!
• Specially composed soundtrack and sound effects.

Writer, Ian Livingstone, was one of the co-founders of Games Workshop and has continued to have a distinguished career in both tabletop gaming and video games.

Cover artist, Iain McCaig, has an extensive print and film portfolio, and is probably best known for designing Padmé Amidala and Darth Maul for The Phantom Menace!

Also available: The Forest of Doom, House of Hell, Blood of the Zombies, Starship Traveller, Caverns of the Snow Witch and Bloodbones.
Coming Soon: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain!

Legacy of Dorn: Herald of Oblivion

Legacy of Dorn: Herald of Oblivion

Tin Man Games

A vast choice-based digital gamebook set within the Warhammer 40,000 universe where you are a Space Marine!

** REVIEWS **

"Another solid turn from Tin Man, Legacy of Dorn uses its licence well, and shakes things up enough to make it feel fresh." - Pocket Gamer - 8/10 - Silver Award

"Legacy Of Dorn: Herald Of Oblivion is an enjoyable, creepy adventure with a great setting and a fun combat system." - Touch Arcade - 4/5 stars

"Anyone who loves all things Warhammer, or is into sci-fi literature of any sort, should snag this ASAP." - MacNN

You are a veteran Space Marine of the Imperial Fists Chapter. Equipped with powerful Terminator armour and armed with the deadliest weapons that the Adeptus Astartes wield, you are a symbol of the Emperor's might. Trapped aboard the space hulk Herald of Oblivion and the only survivor of your squad, you must fight your way through the aliens and heretics that infest the star vessel and find a way to escape the horror and return to your Chapter.

** FEATURES **
•Read the gamebook by transforming your iPhone or iPad into an Imperial Cogitator!
•Holographic combat simulator brings the player face-to-face with the myriad of lifeforms on the space hulk!
•Advance or retreat! Fire weapons from a distance, or move in for close combat.
•Encounter Orks, Tyranids, Dark Eldar, Necrons and more as you explore the Herald of Oblivion.
•Access the Xenos Archive to keep track of monstrous creatures you destroy.

Herald of Oblivion is adapted from the gamebook written by Jonathan Green and was originally published by Black Library/Games Workshop.

This is part one of the Legacy of Dorn trilogy. Part two, Pits of Commorragh, coming to the App Store in early 2016!

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