This game adapts the gamebooks from the popular Lone Wolf series (Flight from the Dark and Fire on the Water etc., (with 14 of 29 books converted so far), written by Joe Dever and illustrated by Gary Chalk in the 1980s and 1990s (Joe died recently
). You may remember it from your childhood. The game has an average rating of 4.5 on the Google Play store, with 100,000 - 500,000 downloads. The app asks for, but does not require, a donation to the game developer.
"This application makes use of the internet edition of the books, as collected, edited, corrected and re-published at www.projectaon.org
Fight your way through the minions of the DarkLords, navigate the seas of the Magnamund, and make wise use of your Kai Disciplines to survive in an hostile environment.
Use the options menu to gain access to the map, to your inventory and to all the options for the game; if you enjoy the game, please support it by donating through the in-game interface.
Create and save more profiles, select you favorite Kai Disciplines, carefully choose your way exploring the world of Sommerlund, play and replay the game for free for as long as you like; if you find any bugs, you can send me a report in real-time through the game-interface."
If you need help, paths through each book can be downloaded from the books section of the Project Aon website
A screenshot from Flight from the Dark:
Here's the cover of first book in the series:
This game is unrelated to Joe Dever's Lone Wolf, a graphical game, available on Steam
Wording above is slightly erroneous. Donations and in-app purchase monies go to the developer rather than the author. Joe Dever isn't affiliated with this app.
Thanks, updated text from 'author' to 'game developer' to be clearer.