The Warlock of Firetop Mountain, written by Steve Jackson and Ian Livingstone, was first published by Puffin Books 39 years ago today. It is for this reason that International Gamebook Day takes place every 27th August as well.
This year, International Gamebook Day is taking place over three days, and there are several events that are directly connected to Fighting Fantasy gamebooks.
6:00pm BST - Interview with Dave Morris, co-author of The Keep of the Lich-Lord.
Saturday 28 August
1:00pm BST - Playthrough of Ian Livingstone's Eye of the Dragon on Vicki Steele's Twitch channel.
6:00pm BST - The Storymaster's Tales live playthrough of Steve Jackson's House of Hell.
Sunday 29 August
6:00pm BST - Interview with Steve Jackson, co-creator of Fighting Fantasy gamebooks.