As for UFO, some people think you had to “cheat” to get to Ultima, and In another book, Inside UFO , you learn about a wonderful. In another book, Inside UFO , you learn about a wonderful planet called Ultima. The only way to get there was not to follow Bantam’s standard warning. Inside UFO — A Hidden Ending You Can Find Only by Cheating. Bantam Books. The rules of Choose Your Own Adventure were pretty.

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Inside UFO by Edward Packard

Watch out or you may have a bad outcome. Not all that bad. He formed a company called Chooseco, and has been releasing some of his books under the Choose Your Own Adventures banner. Or you might get split in two and watch in horror as your legs run away from your torso! It sits in my parents garage gathering dust as we speak.

Edward Packard Interview — Grady Hendrix

I was probably too easily pleased as a pre-teen. The only way to find Ultima is to randomly flip through all the pages of the book, otherwise known as breaking the one and only rule of Choose Your Own Adventure. Apr 25, J. I would then write a word or a phrase over the line; then 54-400 draw two branches, one above the other, and write what the choices would be for each. What is fun about these books is that the reader actually becomes the story’s central character so you get to ufl decisions and create an adventure.


Ed was sort of phoning it in when he wrote this one.

A Viking who was kidnapped years ago. The Declaration of Independence: Welp, time to flip back and explore all the wacky deaths I was on an airplane when I saw a giant dildo flying through the sky, when suddenly I was transported onto it. Notify me of new posts via email. It is in fact in the North Atlantic, miles south 54-04 Greenland.

I wasn’t conscious of it, but it did happen. I could see the peak being reached and sales going off.

Retro Book Review: Inside UFO 54-40 (Choose Your Own Adventure).

Read More, Spend Less. Bantam Books “When I was your age” stories lose their punch when you were their age 30 seconds ago. You can fly your spaceship into a black hole and live there with the black hole people, or you can fly your ship at beyond full speed and merge with the undying void of space somehow.

The logic of the Benjamin Button chamber eludes me.

Inside UFO 54-40

Expansionists who wanted to claim more U. Jul 25, Jacobus Arminius added it Shelves: Remember those Choose Your Own Adventure books where after every page it gave you a choice of what you wanted to do in the story? Woody December 22, at 3: Nov 23, Ben rated it liked it Shelves: Sep 05, Mikana rated it liked it.


Gavin knows Apple’s early years were so rough, someone tried to eat the logo.

That, plus the rise of computer games and video games which made the interactivity of our books not such a unique phenomenon. Were you aware of the tension between narrative and interactivity and how the interactivity of the series declined as it went along?

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Email required Address never made public. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. I didn’t think about it that deeply – I figured the writer was just trying to get more mileage out of his book by making Ultima impossible to find. Notify me of new comments via email.