GA1: An Assassin in Orlandes 12+

Tin Man Games

Designed for iPad

    • 3.5 • 6 Ratings
    • $5.99



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!

Join Tin Man Games at for lots more exciting digital gamebooks including the Fighting Fantasy series and Judge Dredd!

What’s New

Version 5.1

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

Updated for 64 bit

Ratings and Reviews

3.5 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

KingSigma ,

Just ok - decent first attempt.

Tin Man really should not have lead with this book, as the first installment. It's just ok - not bad, not great. Luckily for me, I started with book four (which is amazing) and I was hooked. I think that if this book was the first one I tried, I would not have read any of the others. If you are looking to try one of these books, start with books three or four (both really good). And don't worry - you don't have to read the books in order. They are stand alone titles.

Machine brain ,

Something to consider for the price.

After finishing the current part of zombie exodus, I was looking for another text game to immerse myself. This game doesn't have the same level of immersion. There are a lot of passive writing and so far I haven't ran into a companion. It tries to be engaging by using d&d rolls for attacking creatures, but its still not all that interesting. What was really memorable to me from other game either from other companies that does text games are the illuminating 1st person stories and descriptions that make you feel like you're there. the story kind of just lacks charisma on some level. Everything is matter of fact and people seem really one dimensional. I guess since this is the first story book produced it might have gotten better over time. All I know was I skimmed most of it and couldn't even focus on the story in great detail because the writing was really passive, and described a lot if stuff that i can care less about? it tries very hard to Spend most of the pages describing the environment, but that in itself seems like a chore to read. It's still worth it to try it out.

Double.D ,

Not very good.

Pass on this. This series is not anywhere near the best, though the publisher does have better offerings that are not tied to this series.

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