It was recently reported in The Bookseller that Osprey is to publish a series of digital-only enhanced e-books that enable readers to determine the plot twists.
The article goes on to say that the Infinite If series is being co-published with Fabled Lands, which owns the intellectual property to the books. Its six titles are based on games books published in the 1980s, which required readers to roll a dice to determine different outcomes to stories.
Osprey and Fabled Lands have converted the titles into the ePub3 format and added more gaming enhancements with the help of gaming technology company Spirit Media. The books, to be published in early May, will cost £3.99 and will be available on both tablets and smartphones.
feeling my age a little when I say that I remember such books the first time
around and fighting a variety of mythical beasts with a mere dice. It’s strange
how things resurface but fashions do come and go and if you ensure that you’re
fully aware of your intellectual property rights these trend swings could prove