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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Woodn’t Ya Know It Book Review – Inside UFO

5-440 somehow all of this is not capped off by ” Jul 25, Jacobus Arminius added it Shelves: There’s a bit of a snotty “moral” in the book, though–it keeps telling you that the best thing to do is NOT follow the rules. In the trippiest branch of the ensuing story, you learn that you are a character in a dream, and that if the bald, middle-aged coma patient dreaming about you wakes up, you’ll cease to exist.

It said nice things about my books, but it complained that we didn’t have as many endings as when we started out. At least after the billion years you could wake up and see how awesome or terrible Earth has become after that.

54-440 you really got this one wrong. That dildo looking thing in the cover is not a space ship but a gigantic cigarette, see the filter on the left end. Basically, this book is teaching that if you don’t listen to anyone, cheat, and don’t make choices, you will be greatly rewarded.


You have to remember it and type it in correctly. They were the Jigsaw Killer of children in the ’80s and ’90s.

choose your own adventure – How do we reach Ultima? – Science Fiction & Fantasy Stack Exchange

It said “You did not make a choice, or follow any directions I had found Ultima! Nov 23, Ben rated it liked it Shelves: Nope, it’s the start of Project UFOand the voices in your head aren’t madness — they’re just how the alien Freedo tells you that sinister forces from Calax III are after you.

Bantam started putting girls on the covers more often. Bantam Books It’s like we suspected all along: No trivia or quizzes yet.

This looked like science fiction, so after boring mysteries and disconnected adventures, I figured I’d like it. At that point there weren’t any computers, the PC hadn’t even occurred. As ineide reviewers have noted the only way to reach the paradise planet Ultima is accidentally, by observation of an unreached page sor to purposefully flip through the book looking for it because “no one can get there by making choices or following instructions”.

This site uses cookies. A few years into our series, a very popular series emerged called The Babysitters Club. And even another one which oddly draws out a scene of you and a Chinese girl sitting 30 feet above the ground waiting for help.


Still, these books were one of my gateway books to reading non-stop for insied of my childhood. 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.

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

Faceless turns into a blob and flies you through space, but you soon hear a voice that offers to rescue you.

We’re talking, of course, about the planet of old babies. Books by Edward Packard. A cool spaceship, and monsters galore! It was first printed inbut I came across it about a decade later. Do you think the format has gone as far as it can go? This is a personal favorite of mine from my childhood. If you want to truly win in life, you have to ignore all the rules and cheat your way to victory.

Were you aware of the tension between narrative and interactivity and how the interactivity of the series declined as it went along? Somehow you manage to make it to an ancient temple, then you suddenly lose consciousness and “feel your life slowly slipping away.