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Sorcery! 3 : "easily the biggest and most satisfying gamebook ever released on iOS"

Sorcery! 3 : "easily the biggest and most satisfying gamebook ever released on iOS"

Sorcery! 3 : "easily the biggest and most satisfying gamebook ever released on iOS"

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Sorcery! 3

Developer : inkle (inkle Ltd)
Price: 4.99
Version: 1.1.1
Release Date: 2015-04-22T11:48:05Z
Content Advisory Rating: 12+
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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 of entertainment that I cannot wait to get back into" - Pocket Tactics, 5/5 "An amazing adventure... easily the biggest and most satisfying gamebook ever released on iOS" - TouchArcade, 5/5 "[One] of 2015’s best iPhone games", TIME magazine "This dragon-centric chapter of Sorcery! 3 does a fantastic job of keeping things dynamic and interesting, and better yet, its new puzzle-like aspect gives it the kind of magical, surprise-filled, combat-related fun fantasy fans live for." - Examiner.com, 5/5 "Sorcery! 3 demonstrates just how wonderful interactive fiction can be." - 148apps + Explore everywhere - move freely through the world, any way you want, creating your own unique story + New time beacons allow you to alter the world dynamically - travel through the present, or into the past, or mix the two + Thousands of choices - all are remembered, and shape your adventure + Thirty new enemies, including seven deadly serpents, each with their own strategies - and weaknesses + Adapted from the best-selling gamebook series by legendary game designer Steve Jackson + Swindlestones is back! The game of bluff and deceit is back, with new, smarter, opponents + New spells to discover and new magic to master + Five Gods, all with different quirks and powers + Start your adventure here, or load your characters and choices from Part 2 + New music from "80 Days" composer Laurence Chapman + Two new 3D hand-drawn maps to explore by Mike Schley "A seminal moment in interactive fiction" - Gamezebo "A vast and engaging third chapter that expands brilliantly on the first two" - PocketGamer (Gold award) The land of Kakhabad is a wilderness - a ruined desert, a tangled forest, cruel mountains and fissures, all guarded by seven fearsome serpents. But you must cross this land if you are to reach Mampang and the Crown of Kings. Rely on your wits or fight your way through - play with honour, or lie, cheat and steal - the choices are all yours. From the creators of TIME's Game of the Year 2014, "80 Days", comes the third instalment in the acclaimed Steve Jackson's Sorcery! series. An interactive story told through thousands of choices, all of which are remembered, where no two adventures are the same. Adapted and expanded from the million-selling gamebook series by legendary game designer Steve Jackson, co-founder of Lionhead Studios (with Peter Molyneux) and co-creator of Fighting Fantasy and Games Workshop (with Ian Livingstone). Using inkle's unique inklewriter technology, the story is written in real-time, built around your choices and actions. Praise for the Sorcery! series: * "I love this app... better than any gamebook ever was in your head when you were a kid" - 5/5, Interactive Fiction of the Year, Pocket Tactics * Top 20 Mobile Game of 2013, Touch Arcade * Top 25 Mobile Game of 2013 Gamezebo * Gold Award, Pocket Gamer * "Some of 2013's best interactive storytelling" - IGN * "inkle's adaptation of Sorcery! takes the genre to a whole new level" - Kotaku
Release Notes:
Minor fixes

Sorcery! 2

Developer : inkle (inkle Ltd)
Price: 4.99
Version: 1.3.2
Release Date: 2013-11-07T08:00:00Z
Content Advisory Rating: 12+
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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.)
Release Notes:
Minor fixes for those having trouble with their Cloud Saves.

80 Days

Developer : inkle (inkle Ltd)
Price: 4.99
Version: 1.27
Release Date: 2014-07-31T07:00:00Z
Content Advisory Rating: 12+
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*** Four BAFTA-nominations -- TIME Game of 2014 -- IGF Award for Narrative Excellence -- IMGA Award for Narrative -- DICE nominated *** "We’ve been dreaming about this future for decades. Guess what? It’s here." - New York Times *** "Interactive storytelling as its best" - The Guardian *** 9/10 Edge Magazine *** #16 in IGN's "best iOS games ever" *** #1 iOS game for August on Metacritic Race around the globe in 80 Days or less, travelling by airship, submarine, mechanical camel, steam-train and more, racing other players and a clock that never stops. * "This brilliant interactive novel re-imagines Phileas Fogg's journey around the world... One of the finest examples of branching narrative yet created." - The Telegraph * "For people who love high adventures and good writing, 80 Days is a voyage that must be taken" - The Verge * "A brilliantly paced, memorable and quite frankly terrific piece of modern interactive fiction, that masterfully blends strategy, resource management and adventure" - IndieGames.com * "one of the best iOS games of the year." - iLounge 150 cities to explore. Detailed research and techno-fantasy combine in an 1872 of tensions, inventions and exploration. Climb the Burmese mountains, trek the Zulu Federation, sail up the Amazon and disappear under the Indian Ocean - but don't fall behind the time! New adventures every time you play. * "This is modern storytelling that engages and delights, and the bold, stylish artwork gives 80 Days almost a graphic novel feel. Pack your case, armchair Passepartout - adventure awaits!" - Joystiq * "Is it a game? Is it a story? Both, really. And a delight." - The Telegraph - Best Novels of 2014 * "Could be the best interactive fiction game out there" - 148 Apps * "A sublime video game to immerse yourself in" - The Examiner * "One of the most extraordinarily memorable and unique games I’ve played in years" - Pocket Tactics * "Everything about this game is perfect" - AppAdvice * "Innovative and extraordinary, and unpredictable fun" - Apps Zoom * "Rich with ideas, brilliantly written, and creates a world that you'll want to visit over and over again" - PocketGamer (gold award) Featuring stunning art by Jaume Illustration, a half-million word script by Meg Jayanth, original music by Laurence Chapman, and built using the same ink engine that powers our critically-acclaimed Sorcery! series, 80 DAYS is an interactive adventure created by your choices, on the fly, and is different every time you play. Playing as Phileas Fogg's loyal valet, Passepartout, you must balance your master's health, your finances, and the time, as you choose your own path from city to city all the way around the world. Bribe your way onto early departures, but don't let yourself go bankrupt or you'll be sleeping rough and begging for aid! Trade items for profit, and collect the equipment for the conditions you'll face: but too much luggage will slow you down... 80 DAYS is a breakneck race, with an in-game clock that never stops running. Trains, steamers, hot-air balloons, boats, camels, horses and more leave and arrive minute by minute. Every city and journey is narrated via an interactive story where you control every action. Will your choices speed you up - or lead you into disaster? Will you earn Fogg's trust and respect? Will you uncover the secrets and short-cuts that can shave days off your time? Murder, romance, rebellion and intrigue await! The app is networked, with a feed that shows you the position of all the other players of the game, their routes, triumphs and disasters. You can race to be the fastest - or look ahead to learn the secrets of the world. Share your own journey with friends, and load other's routes directly into your app so you can race head-to-head. 80 DAYS is a complete experience, with no in-app purchases, and was made by a core team of just four people. If you enjoy it, please leave a rating, and check out our Sorcery! series.
Release Notes:
Updated for iPhone X! Multiplayer is back! And some previous engine trouble in the last version has been fixed thanks to a handy No. 2 wrench. We're back to working on our new game, Heaven's Vault, but for those who want to go around the world on your iPhone X, now you can - and race others while you do so. Enjoy!

Down Among the Dead Men

Developer : inkle (inkle Ltd)
Price: 2.99
Version: 1.0
Release Date: 2014-09-18T07:00:00Z
Content Advisory Rating: 12+
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Avast! Take to the high seas in a fully interactive piratical story of broadsides and buccaneers. From author Dave Morris and the studio behind Steve Jackson's Sorcery! and 80 Days. "Down Among the Dead Men" is a pirate adventure in which you are the hero. Play as a male or disguised female - as a magician, a thief, a pirate, a governor's daughter - and explore the high seas as you try to build up a crew and a ship hardy enough to take down to black-hearted pirate Skarvench and his ghoulish crew. * "Inkle's gamebook engine is fantastic and they're finding some really high-quality writers to publish" - iMore.com * "An enjoyable little thing to curl up with" - Touch Arcade (4/5) * "Wonderfully well written... a rollicking good story of swashbuckling pirates, cannibalistic natives, and rum-drenched souses" - Pocket Gamer (Bronze award) * "Down Among the Dead is a pirate themed gamebook that's quite delightful" - 148 Apps Adapted from the original gamebook using the same inklewriter technology as Steve Jackson's Sorcery! and 80 Days, "Down Among the Dead Men" provides a fully adaptive text, that rewrites itself on the fly based on your decisions. Survive or fail, be bold or cowardly, lead or connive - the choices are up to you and every one is remembered.

Sorcery!

Developer : inkle (inkle Ltd)
Price: 4.99
Version: 1.6.1
Release Date: 2013-05-02T07:00:00Z
Content Advisory Rating: 12+
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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" -- Kotaku "This is some of 2013′s best interactive storytelling" -- IGN UK "Beautifully realised ... this gripping tale has us well and truly hooked" -- Pocket Gamer (Gold Award) "Incredibly impressed" -- Touch Arcade Top 10 Best Mobile Games of 2013, Mashable.com Top 20 of 2013, Touch Arcade Top 25 of 2013, Gamezebo + Plot your own journey across a hand-drawn 3D world map + Fully interactive story, with 1000s of choices + The story is rewritten on the fly based on how you play + Unique touch-based sword-duelling, with procedurally-generated descriptions of the action + Adapted from the best-selling gamebook series by legendary game designer Steve Jackson + Outwit monsters by learning their weaknesses and tells + 48 magic spells to master, with weird and wonderful effects that change the story "Sometimes I feel like I'm wasting my time writing a review when I should really just be pointing at a game and demanding that people play it. This is one of those times. Steve Jackson's Sorcery! is an absolutely marvellous fantasy storybook adventure. Lushly illustrated and expertly told, it should not be missed by anyone even remotely interested in the genre." -- Gamezebo "Let’s not mince words here... Sorcery’s unique blend of tabletop-like roleplaying (including an incredible combat system quite unlike anything I’ve seen before), and elaborate branching pathways with custom scripts preserving the feeling of Steve Jackson’s work make me now want to… no, HAVE TO acquire an iOS device" - Just Press Start From legendary designer Steve Jackson, co-founder of Lionhead Studios (with Peter Molyneux), and Fighting Fantasy and Games Workshop (with Ian Livingstone); and inkle, the studio behind the award-winning, App Store featured Frankenstein, Sorcery! is an interactive adventure like never before. 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, and in combat, the action is description on the fly based on how you play. Featuring original illustrations by John Blanche, new character art by Eddie Sharam (DC Comics), an interactive map by Mike Schley (Wizards of the Coast) and music by David Wise (Donkey Kong Country). "The Shamutanti Hills" is Part 1 of 4. Part 2, "Kharé: Cityport of Traps", is out now, and will load all of your completed Part 1 games to continue your adventure. Part 3 is coming later this year (but while you wait, check out our new game, 80 DAYS).
Release Notes:
Minor fixes for those having trouble with their Cloud Saves.

Appointment With FEAR

Price: 5.99
Version: 1.1
Release Date: 2014-08-27T07:00:00Z
Content Advisory Rating: 9+
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** CRASH BUGS ZAPPED IN THIS NEW UPDATE! ** Travel back to the 1980s as a superpowered defender of justice in this all-new edition of Steve Jackson's Appointment With F.E.A.R.! This dynamic edition is stylized as an interactive graphic novel. Your choices guide you towards new villains, super dilemmas, and ultimately, the Titanium Cyborg himself! As Titan City’s courageous and incorruptible champion of law and order, use your super powers to protect its innocent citizens from the danger and deviousness of a host of super-villains bent on taking over the world! Your mission is to discover the location of the top-secret FEAR meeting, capture the Titanium Cyborg and his cohorts and bring them to justice. ** REVIEWS ** “There are loving references to real comics everywhere, the tone of the story is just right, and the presentation is stylish and energetic.” 4.5/5 – TouchArcade “A bright, bold, and rather brilliant gamebook, Appointment with FEAR is a step in an interesting new direction.” 9/10 – Pocket Gamer “It’s very, very replayable; you’ll get through your first game quickly and then find yourself diving in again straight away.” 9/10 – Starburst Magazine "Ever wanted to be a superhero? Appointment With FEAR is a fine way to live that dream." 4.5/5 - 148Apps ** FEATURES ** • Customize your CHARACTER and COSTUME! • Choose your gender for a fully customizable SUPER HERO! • Different SUPER POWERS to choose from which give unique styles of play! • Awesome COMIC BOOK stylized presentation! A graphic novel which YOU control! • Solve crimes by discovering CLUES and using your high-tech CRIME WATCH. • Over thirty SUPERVILLAINS to fight! Beat TIGER CAT, CHAINSAW BRONSKI and MORE! Appointment With FEAR has been created using Tin Man Games’ enhanced Gamebook Adventures Engine featuring: • Hidden achievements to find throughout the gamebook. • Narrative-based combat! Watch the battle unfold as combatants trade quips! • Trading cards, including special rare cards. Collect them all! • Advanced Checkpoint system easily allows you to jump to previously visited locations! • 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 soon! Available Now: The Forest of Doom, Starship Traveller, House of Hell, Blood of the Zombies and Island of the Lizard King. Coming Soon... The Warlock of Firetop Mountain, Deathtrap Dungeon, City of Thieves, Citadel of Chaos and more!
Release Notes:
Updated for 64 bit/ iOS 11 Update for full compatibility with all new device sizes other minor fixes
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