8 Well-Known Games that Began Life in Print

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Before there were video games, there were novels, short stories, and adventure books where you had to choose what you were going to do and turn to a certain page to discover the outcome. There were also tabletop roleplaying games where someone would create a whole story based on the contents of rulebooks, and you'd create your characters and let a series of dice rolls decide their fates throughout the adventure.

Of course, all of these formats are still incredibly popular today -- and some game developers have seen them as inspiration to create a whole new game on the screen. So in this slideshow, we're going to round up some of the best (and most well-known) games that actually began their lives on paper. 

Published Jun. 16th 2017

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