Friday 21 June 2024

It's a Return to Italy for Zagor the Warlock

The second volume in the Zagor trilogy is now available from Raven Distribution as an Italian translation.

Ritorno alla Montagna Infuocata features an arresting cover by Andrea Guardino and a new map by Francesco Mattioli.

If you are an Italian speaker, or you would just like to enhance your FF collection with this new release, you can purchase the book here.

Also available from Raven Distribution is the first volume in the Zagor trilogy, Lo Stregone della Montagna Infuocata.

Friday 14 June 2024

Steve Jackson and Sir Ian Livingstone at the UK Games Expo

Sir Ian Livingstone met Steve Jackson at the UK Games Expo this year.

No, not the co-creator of Fighting Fantasy gamebooks, but someone who has contributed to the series nonetheless.

Steve Jackson (US) with Sir Ian Livingstone at the UK Games Expo 2024.

Steve Jackson (of Steve Jackson Games) was over from the US promoting his company's many games but made time to catch up with Sir Ian.

Steve contributed three titles to the Fighting Fantasy series, when they were published by Puffin Books - Scorpion Swamp, Demons of the Deep, and Robot Commando.

Friday 7 June 2024

Les Géants de Fer

Les Géants de Fer (or Shadow of the Giants, if you prefer) was released yesterday in France by Gallimard Jeunesse. So, if you are a French fan of Fighting Fantasy Gamebooks, or a hardcore collector, Sir Ian Livingstone's 40th anniversary FF adventure is now available to buy en Francais.

Une histoire inédite par le grand Ian Livingstone!

Aventurieur désoeuvré, vous décidez d'explorer les tréfonds de la Montagne de feu en quête de richesses. Mais les terribles Géants de Fer qui y sommeillaient n'attendaient qu'un signe pour se réveiller: les voici qui se soulèvent, prêts à semer le chaos et la destruction dans tout Allansia. Il va falloir faire vite, VOUS seul pouvez les arrêter! Encore faudrait-il pour cela que vous restiez en vie...

Friday 31 May 2024

YOU ARE THE HERO on sale at UK Games Expo 2024

YOU ARE THE HERO: An Interactive History of Fighting Fantasy Gamebooks, written by Jonathan Green and covering 40 years of FF, will be on sale for the first time outside of the original Kickstarter at the UK Games Expo this weekend.

Jonathan will be joining Sir Ian Livingstone at Stand 2-T21 to sign copies of his magnum opus from Friday 31 May - Sunday 2 June 2024 in Hall 2 at the NEC, just outside Birmingham.

Of course, Sir Ian will also be signing copies of his books too, including Dice Men. He is also taking part in a number of events. You will find Sir Ian's schedule for the weekend here.