Saturday, September 21, 2019

Will Update This Blog For Likes

Whoops, it's way past time I updated the site with my new book.



Will Destroy The Galaxy For Cash is coming out on Audible.com on September 26th 2019, but it's available to preorder whenevs. As with Differently Morphous, it's an Audible Original, so there's only an audiobook version now and there'll be a print and ebook version later. At some point. Don't want to commit to a date right now but it has to be six months at the very least.

WDtGfC is a first for me, because it's a direct sequel to my third book, Will Save The Galaxy For Food. All my books up til now have been one-off stories (although I'm fixing to write future books in the Differently Morphous continuity as well). For a long time I was leary about sequels and serials, because I remember going to sci-fi and fantasy bookshops as a kid and only finding Books 2 and 4 of the Breakwind Chronicles or whatever, but eventually I accepted that this is much less of an issue in this age of binging on digital media. Besides, saving myself the trouble of coming up with new characters was nice.

So, click the cover art above and buy Will Destroy The Galaxy For Cash for another instalment in the life of the out-of-work space hero currently named Dashford Pierce, as a new set of complications turn his life upside down, although his life was already turned upside down when quantum tunneling was invented, so if anything this could put his life the right way up.

By the way, are you following Yahtzee's Dev Diary on the Escapist? For reasons too complicated to go into here, I've pledged to exercise my indie game dev muscles by developing 12 games in 12 months. At time of writing game 5 of 12 is soon to be released for free download and I'm still basically sane for now, but we've seven months to go and anything could happen. You might as well check it out 'cos it's the main reason I haven't started on any new books lately.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Differently Morphous now available in silence

At long last, my latest novel, Differently Morphous, the super hilarious contemporary political supernatural mystery satire type thing, will be available in non-audiobook print and ebook style as of April 16th this year. Which I had better state is 2019, 'cos I probably won't update this blog for another decade or so. Check your preferred book retailers or click the fancy cover art below:


But if you'd prefer the audiobook version, and hadn't realised it's been available for ages and are sitting there scratching your little coconut head in confusion, here's a link to the Audible page as well.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Differently Morphous is the name of a book I wrote

Well, for all those naysayers who say I only update this site when I have a new book out, I say, how perceptive of you. It's called Differently Morphous and it's available RIGHT NOW on Audible.com.

https://www.audible.com/pd/Sci-Fi-Fantasy/Differently-Morphous-Audiobook/B07958SX8N?ref=a_a_search_c3_lProduct_1_1&pf_rd_p=e81b7c27-6880-467a-b5a7-13cef5d729fe&pf_rd_r=F3NTAFKZA2T9PG3K3VBD&

Yes indeed, as an Audible Original, the audiobook version of Differently Morphous is coming out first, with a print edition planned for further down the line (six months, probably). It's a good deal for me since there are people who routinely demand an audio version before the announcement of a new book has so much as passed me lips. Here's the blurb.

A magical serial killer is on the loose, and gelatinous, otherworldly creatures are infesting the English countryside. Which is making life for the Ministry of Occultism difficult, because magic is supposed to be their best kept secret.

After centuries in the shadows, the Ministry is forced to unmask, exposing the country's magical history - and magical citizens - to a brave new world of social media, government scrutiny, and public relations.

On the trail of the killer are the Ministry's top agents: a junior operative with a photographic memory (and not much else), a couple of overgrown schoolboys with godlike powers, and a demonstrably insane magician.

But as they struggle for results, their superiors at HQ must face the greatest threat the Ministry has ever known: the forces of political correctness...

Differently Morphous is the latest and greatest tale to emerge from the mind of writer (and narrator) Yahtzee Croshaw.

Some people who've read the blurb have asked me if this is some big stand against political correctness and if I'm definitively throwing in with the anti social justice brigade, but I might have to disappoint you, there. I was intending more to have equal amounts of fun with the extremes on both ends of that particular debate.

Anyway, here's the link again. My girlfriend says this is my best book yet and I didn't even make her say that.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Happy Valentines Here's A New Book

Will Save The Galaxy For Food is now out!

My latest book, published by Dark Horse Books, has been released as of February 14th 2017! It's an exciting sci-fi adventure about all the usual exciting sci-fi things: obsolescence, redundancy, hopelessness and despair. It's also a comedy! Ha ha. Here are all the ways you can get it:

The print version! Stick it next to print versions of my previous books and marvel at how much bigger it is and how much it's fucked up the layout of your shelf.

The ebook version! The flashy technologically advanced version for cool skateboarding modern youths and people who care a bit too much about their shelf layout.

The audiobook version! Since it's out on Valentine's Day, what better way to inspire some sizzling erotic bedroom adventures than by listening to my voice for ten hours straight?

Or just pop on down to your local real life book retailer and see if they've got it in. This ain't no small time publication, I mean, they don't let any old tat into the Amazon Best Books of the Month (Sci-fi and Fantasy). Preen preen.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Will Update This Website For Food

Blimey, it's been a while, hasn't it. But there's actual news to report! My third novel has been announced by Dark Horse Books! And it's called Will Save The Galaxy For Food.


It's a satirical sci-fi adventure set in a spacegoing future of humanity, where a golden age of the new frontier of space exploration is cut short when some thoughtless bastards invent cheap, easy teleportation with limitless range, making all the heroic star pilots redundant. An ex-hero struggling to make ends meet gets caught up in a potentially disastrous scheme and must discover his place in a universe that threatens to progress without him.

It'll be on sale on February 1st, 2017, and yes, there'll almost certainly be ebook and audiobook versions once again.

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Puzzle Time

So I uploaded a Drown Out video to my Youtube channel, actually one we recorded ages ago that I've been sitting on for no particular reason, but then I thought, since it's New Year, why don't we do what my old middle school used to do, and bring in games?

So here's the deal: the video's unlisted and you need the link to view it. To determine the link, complete the puzzle below. Most of the clues are references to Let's Drown Out videos, or to games that Gabriel and I have done in our various LDOs, LPs and Ego Reviews. Don't spoil it! Let everyone else have the same amount of fun!

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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Chrimbo Dancing

You know what makes a great gift idea for people you don't know particularly well or can't bear to be around in person? Steam games! And with the Steam holiday sale now on, there's no better time to reward the introverted urban hermit in your life. Might I humbly suggest getting them The Consuming Shadow, which is 50% off until the end of the sale. That's right, just $4.99 USD. The lucky recipient will think of you every time they fight off the urge to shoot themselves in the throat.