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

3.7 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

DuffDuncs ,

Great (but just a couple of small bugs)

First, what a fantastic game/app! Just as much fun as the Fighting Fantasy books - not better, but different. This has been written especially for the iPhone format and benefits from this.

The combat sytem can be lengthy (and complicated given that it's just rolling a handful of d6s...) and at times a little dull with no one scoring a hit - but that's a minor quibble. My main gripe would be when you start using more and more dice and they disappear from view on the screen. Can this bug be fixed so that we can always see the dice rolls? Whilst talking about bugs I've had the app crash a few times - it's always been saved to the current page, but just a bit annoying.

This is a huge game with a lot of replayability, and the inclusion of achievements is a nice touch. I will certainly be playing this for a long time trying to unlock everything. And look forward to playing more. It won't replace my Fighting Fantasy apps, but will definitely sit alongside them.

Oooooomonkey ,


Update. Would love all these to be updated for iPhone XR so they fit the screen.

I love the gamebook series. A fantastic collection of choose your own adventure style books.
Very well done the dice rolling for battles is a nice touch. Well worth the money if you like this kind of thing.

IceD-MKY ,

Worth every penny!

I'm a newbie to the gamebook world, my only experience being reading a few 'choose your own adventure' books as a child. I played on novice mode, and still found it a challenge! It took me 2 separate playthroughs, using a ton of bookmarks, to succeed, and boy did it feel satisfying. I imagine this game would suit most skill levels, as there are various options to choose from. The gameplay is great. I loved that the dice are built into the game, making it easy to play on the move, and battles are so much fun! They're the perfect mix of skill and luck and had me biting my nails. The story was exciting. At times it was a cliche fantasy tale but I enjoyed it nonetheless. I highly recommend this to fantasy, rpg and interactive fiction fans. I will definitely be picking up the rest of the series!


Tin Man Games Pty Ltd
191 MB

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



Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Simulated Gambling
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
© 2017 Tin Man Games Pty Ltd


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