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Online Full Text: Internet Archive
Series: Choose Your Own Nightmare (1995-1997) — no. 6
Author: McMurtry, Ken
Illustrator: Schmidt, William (Bill)
Date: December, 1995
ISBN: 0553482343 / 9780553482348
Length: 85 pages
Number of Endings: 8
User Summary: Your lucky hat is stolen shortly before you plan to enter a tournament for players of Worm Wars, a pinball-like game.
Demian's Thoughts:

This isn't too badly written (and the Worm Wars game is fairly well thought-out), but it has no point at all; it's just a series of random, unrelated events. This could have been made much better by the inclusion of visual puzzles or other non-standard game elements.

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Jordashebasics's Thoughts:

I'm a bit torn with this one.

Each of the primary paths has a different story to it, all of them having to do with the pinball game you're great at - Worm Wars.

They aren't great, but there's a real charm to this book, mostly for a very dated sense of what video games are like.

So I can't recommend this with any sense of seriousness, but it's otherwise campy fun.

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