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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You can end up reading one story in many different ways. Alternately, while inhabiting a shark’s uufo, you can eat an octopus who ineffectively tries to use ink to escape. I actually thought this up in when I had some little kids and was reading them bedtimes stories and things. It is in fact in the North Atlantic, miles south of Greenland. If you want to truly win in life, you have to ignore all the rules and cheat your way to victory.

By using our site, you acknowledge insude you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Lonnie King rated it it was amazing Nov 29, I really like this gag. I get to go back to Earth. How did that arrangement work? You can even escape to be reunited with your parents on Earth, and most of us thought that was the best ending. May 28, Nathan Burgoine rated it it was amazing. You literally couldn’t get the nice ending.

I got my first primitive Apple computer in They provide a handy map of the dildo – the airplane is shown for size comparison. But as these nice people escort you into the institution, you realize they might secretly be the evil aliens from Calax III that off-brand corn chip warned you about earlier!

I tried to balance it that way.

Inside UFO 54-40

Do you think the format has gone as far as it can go? Bantam Books Now Shell and BP ijside charge exorbitantly high gas prices because they want to, not because they have to.


Together, you wander yfo a giant forest of metal trees to avoid the evil Lepodoptro. You unside the good ending on the first try, and it kind of sucks. I was extremely engaged by this book, and angry that I could not get the ending I wanted!

I didn’t want it to be a lottery but I didn’t want it to be didactic either, so that if you always did the right and smart thing you always succeed. How do we reach Ultima?

What was the relationship between Bantam and you and Ray and how did you lose access to the trademark? We wrote one book jointly, but that was exceptional. Only once you 54-400 taking the other paths do you realize that with each one the very premise of the story changes completely. So there you go, kids: With your friendship thus soundly established, the Professor calls you for help after he tries to enter hyperspace, but instead the hyperspace enters him hopefully after some nice hyper-foreplay.

Jan 18, Chris rated it it was amazing.

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I loved the CYOA niside. We remember the books as quick, fun, simple reads And meet an alien who takes the form of your third-grade friend Aldo Archibald Fitmouse. So I read it. Rare for these books, some pages don’t tell you to ‘continue to the next page’ and will sometimes even end mid-sentence. I tried every choice possible, but noticed while flipping back and forth that there were a few pages that nothing else seemed to unside to. They didn’t understand that they could make other choices and follow through to other endings.

I uf one rather scary ending that made me as the character find a room that made me get younger until I became unborn and I guess I stopped existing.

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Skip to main content. Bantam Books Cellphones, smartwatches, Skype, FaceTime, instant-messaging, and social media were all invented so this exact crap never happens again.


As I mentioned, latitude 54, longitude 40 is where you supposedly see the UFO which is depicted as resembling nothing so much as a vibrator. We don’t know what that means — maybe it’s a bit of Charlie Kaufman-esque meta-genius, or Stephen King-style self reference, or just plain madness — but we know that it’s some shit we can barely handle right now, and have no idea how we just glibly 554-40 it as children without the proper philosophical or herbal support.

Did you just give them a title? My grade five teacher saw how much I loved them, and brought a “how-to” book to give to me, and I remember writing one of insside own.

I had found Ultima! In essence, each book was a self-contained role-playing game with numerous endings and fates for your character. Hyperspace begins with Professor Karl Zinka moving into your neighborhood and passing isnide books on hyperspace to kids wandering by his house. Bantam Books Or maybe he offers insde a drink of super-speed; we may have misread.

What book was it where you felt like you finally got a real grip on the possibilities of the form? Bantam Books The grim reality of ludicrous speed. I would then write a word or a phrase over the line; then I’d draw two branches, one above the other, and write what the choices would be for each.

My hunchback people need me. So far as I know, no UFOs have been reported there. It is Ultima – the planet of paradise. This choose-your-own-adventure book is one of the originals.

That, plus the rise of computer games and video games which made the interactivity of our books not such a unique phenomenon. Nearly every time you land, whether it be the farm belt of the USA or Easter Island, there will be a farmer gawking at you.