2 posts tagged with fiction by Hildago.
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More like Choose Your Own Gruesome Death

"In a text with only six favorable outcomes amid some thirty-eight possible conclusions, indeed the reader seems intensely vulnerable – even doomed perhaps – if he were to travel only a single path. The odds, quite simply, are against him."

Click here to investigate the unforgiving plot of The Third Planet from Altair, by Edward Packard.
Click here for the definitive database of information about Choose Your Own Adventure-style stories
Click here to write your own CYOA story.
posted by Hildago on Jan 2, 2005 - 34 comments

The Wold Newton Universe

Devoted to late nineteenth century adventure novels? Irredeemably neurotic? For you, there is Philip Jose Farmer's Wold Newton universe, in which such extraordinary gentlemen as Dracula and Sherlock Holmes are related through complex genealogies dating back to a peculiar meteorological event in the British countryside. This is meta-nerdiness.
posted by Hildago on Nov 24, 2002 - 7 comments

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