The Most Bizarre '80s Choose Your Own Adventure Books

06/06/2011 04:06 pm ET | Updated Aug 06, 2011

Back in the days before video games became as ubiquitous as they are today, Choose Your Own Adventure books were the escape from reality of choice for young boys (and girls) the world over. About 250 million of them were sold in the ’80s and early ’90s, and as with any great idea, they spawned a slew of imitators.