An interactive fantasy adventure! It's a book. It's a game. It's an RPG. It's a Gamebook Adventure!

First in the series of critically acclaimed interactive fantasy gamebooks in which you, the reader, control the direction of the story! Along with a realistic dice-based battle system to fight creatures, a great story and beautiful artwork, An Assassin in Orlandes will give you many hours of gamebook adventuring!

Set within Orlandes City, nobles are being systematically murdered by a ruthless assassin no-one seems able to catch. Finding yourself thrust in the middle of a large conspiracy, you must make decisions that may put yourself and one other most precious to you in great danger. Can you locate the Assassin in Orlandes before it is too late?

"Even though Fighting Fantasy books have nearly a 30 year lead on the recently released Gamebook Adventures, the team at Tin Man Games have put together an equally remarkable and entirely original virtual game book for the iPhone." - Touch Arcade

"I was both surprised and delight to find that An Assassin in Orlandes delivered one of the most engaging iOS gaming experiences I’ve had to date." - Gamezebo


•Read and dictate the direction of the story! Options based on who you have met, where you have visited and what you have found.
•Lots of achievements to collect and artwork to find throughout the book. These are placed on your achievement wall.
•Read the book casually by being able to move around freely or crank up the difficulty and be the ultimate gamebook player.
•Interactive world map which can be zoomed and scrolled.

An Assassin in Orlandes has been created using Tin Man Games’ critically acclaimed Gamebook Adventures Engine featuring:

•Read the book horizontally or vertically on your iPad.
•An automated Adventure Sheet to keep track of stats and inventory.
•Realistic physics based dice rolling. Shake your device!
•Artwork gallery. Find an illustration in the gamebook and be able to access it full-screen forever.
•Bookmarking system which saves your position in the gamebook, much like putting your fingers between the pages to remember your previous page when reading the paperback!

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What’s New

Version 5.1

Updated for 64 bit

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings

SuperSquibbly ,

Highly immersive and intricate

The first time I played this was on normal difficulty and made it quite far into the story but died in the end, due to a bad dice roll. The second time lasting only a few pages due to different choices and drunkenness. The third, to a totally different ending.

This game keeps on giving, is highly entertaining and while the battles may be considered difficult by some, I consider them a well-balanced feature that adds an element of realism to a choose your own adventure.

The price is well worth the experience.

Dezzazzo ,


Difficult but worth it. A very very refreshing experience which introduces you into an engaging new world.

hber5955 ,

Highly recommended

This is the first in a series of gamebooks written by Tin Man Games. If you have read any Fighting Fantasy, Lone Wolf, Grail Quest, or similar type of gamebooks, this is an excellent addition to the genre. The production values are excellent, and the writing solid. In comparison to the Fighting Fantasy gamebooks which are being re-released for the iPhone, this series is far more plot-driven, and hence much more satisfying, particularly if you are returning to the genre as an adult (this is not to detract from the Fighting Fantasy gamebooks which remain classics in their own right, and worth a look too). The in-game mechanics are well handled by the dice-rolling engine, which takes advantage of the accelerometer in the iPhone. I've seen one criticism levelled at this series, which is, "Why don't you create this as a game with graphics, so I don't have to read lots of text?" My response to this is that with these books, it's all about your imagination, and the pictures in your mind's eye. The world is well described and well-realised, and the atmosphere evocative. Slightly pricier than some comparative gamebooks, this is an original work, rather than digitisation of an existing work, and so I would imagine production costs are higher. Highly recommended.


Tin Man Games Pty Ltd
191 MB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Simulated Gambling
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence


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