The Vortex

Legendary Journeys Series

Book 1
eGenesis Media
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To save the world from being consumed by an alien technology that you inadvertently unleashed, you must use your wits, cunning, and of course... your ereader! In this exciting universe, you are the hero. You direct the lead character as your avatar in exploring the mysteries of an alien race as you attempt to discover the source of immense technological power while trying to correct the cause of the destructive events unfolding around you. The Vortex combines classic elements of both Text Adventure games and Choose Your Own Adventure books to provide an interactive quest that is sure to entertain. Like a CYOA this interactive novel is decision driven, however, the navigation and exploration of the virtual world are clearly rooted in the traditional text adventure style of game play. This is a gamebook where your actions as well as your ability to solve mysteries through deduction are the keys to survival. The Vortex provides you with a location oriented environment that you move through encountering puzzles and obstacles that actually require you to carefully observe and think your way through. This is a work of modern interactive fiction designed for today?s eReaders and tablets.
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About the author

No stranger to the genre of science fiction or of interactive games, Randy A. Cook's first text adventure game was published back in the 1990s.  Over the past two decades his works of science fiction and fantasy, as well numerous business applications have been published by such well known software companies as Asgard Software and NuIQ Inc.    He continues to write both books and software while living in the Midwest with his wife Regina (a published poet herself).  Each book in his Legendary Journeys series has been dedicated to one of his three sons, Micheal, Zachariah, and Christian.

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Publisher
eGenesis Media
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Published on
Dec 31, 2011
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Pages
292
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ISBN
9780615575612
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Science Fiction / General
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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