Which Choose Your Own Adventure books had consistent back-stories/settings?

2017-12-12 01:13:51

I read a lot of Choose Your Own Adventure books when I was young, back in the 1980s (the heyday of the series). Most of them had science fiction or fantasy plots, so I think it's reasonable to ask about properties of the series as a whole here.

In almost all of the books, there was no consistency regarding what might happen if different choices were made. In one of the books (from the younger readers sub-series), there was literally no way to make a wrong choice; at one point, you had to choose between two keys, and in either case, the book said that you had made the right selection. While most examples were not quite this blatant, the pattern was similar. Whether there was a traitor in the book Sabotage (book #38) depended on which choices you made early in the story.

One, however, that I remember being different was The Third Planet From Altair (book #7). This book concerned the exploration of the titular planet (from which a alien signal had been received), and