A gamebook is a work of fiction that allows the reader to participate in the story by making effective choices. The narrative branches along various paths through the use of numbered paragraphs or pages.

Gamebooks are sometimes informally called choose your own adventure books or CYOA, which is the title of one particular long and popular series by Bantam Books. Legally, Choose Your Own Adventure continues to be a trademark in current use.

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Call of Cthulhu: Horror Roleplaying (Call of Cthulhu RPG)
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Choose Your Own Apocalypse With Kim Jong-un & Friends
The Gates of Death (Fighting Fantasy: Scholastic #12)
Into the Jungle (Dungeons & Dragons: Endless Quest)
Flight from the Dark (Lone Wolf, #1)
The Warlock of Firetop Mountain (Fighting Fantasy #1)
Fire on the Water (Lone Wolf, #2)
Deathtrap Dungeon (Fighting Fantasy #6)
The Caverns of Kalte (Lone Wolf, #3)
Forest of Doom (Fighting Fantasy #3)
Shadow on the Sand (Lone Wolf, #5)
House of Hell (Fighting Fantasy #10)
The Shamutanti Hills (Fighting Fantasy: Sorcery!, #1)
The Chasm Of Doom (Lone Wolf, #4)
Caverns of the Snow Witch (Fighting Fantasy #9)
City of Thieves (Fighting Fantasy #5)
Island of the Lizard King (Fighting Fantasy #7)
The Kingdoms of Terror (Lone Wolf, #6)
Starship Traveller (Fighting Fantasy #4)
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Greg Hickey
These are composed of logic symbols. If you were to read each chapter title in sequence, it would spell out the steps in a logical proof. The letter symbols are explained at the very beginning of the book. The other symbols are logical operators. So for example, the chapter title “S(t2) <—> C(t2)” means both 1) if there is a brain State at time t2, then there is a corresponding Choice made at time t2 (e.g. if you think you prefer chocolate ice cream to vanilla, then you will order chocolate inst ...more
Greg Hickey, The Friar's Lantern

Greg Hickey
Yet Judith Alethea is hardly more distinct as she tiptoes out of the glassy smog, her face a spilt cream smudge of makeup caked on and cracking at the corners of her eyes that intensifies her middle age instead of hiding it. A hesitant and excitable slap of putty, thoroughly kneaded by life and imprinted with its multilayered, multicolored narratives like transposed comic strips, she wears a thick, bunchy, ecru suit and hugs an equally bland oversized purse to her hip as she slowly minces into t ...more
Greg Hickey, The Friar's Lantern

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