Friday 23 February 2024

The Cannes Festival International des Jeux 2024

Two Fighting Fantasy authors will be attending the Cannes Festival Internatioal des Jeux* in France this weekend. 

Dave Morris, co-author of The Keep of the Lich-Lord, and FF historian Jonathan Green, co-author of Secrets of Salamonis, will be the guests of Scriptarium, the company that publishes the Advanced Fighting Fantasy RPG in France, and who will also be publishing the French language edition of YOU ARE THE HERO - An Interactive History of Fighting Fantasy Gamebooks.

The event is being held at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès of Cannes from Friday 23 - Sunday 25 February 2-24.

* The Cannes International Games Festival

Wednesday 14 February 2024

Sir Ian Livingstone: A Life of Gaming

Sir Ian Livingstone was recently interviewed by Mira Manga for her YouTube channel. They talked about inspiring American authors and science fiction movies, as well as where the creative muse comes from.

Sir Ian also showed Mira an original 1975, boxed and shrinkwrapped Dungeons & Dragons, and the flowchart map for one of his Fighting Fantasy gamebooks.

To watch the interview yourself, click on the image below.

Friday 9 February 2024

Czech out this new edition of The Forest of Doom

The Czech language edition of Sir Ian Livingstone's The Forest of Doom is now available from pubisher Mythago, in a glorious hardback edition.

Collectors might like to know that it also includes a map at the back of the book showing Yaztromo's Tower.

Friday 2 February 2024

Sagaen om Kongernes Krone

Steve Jackson's legendary Sorcery! quartet has been released in Denmark by Faraos Cigarer as a boxed set that includes The Sorcery! Spell Book

You can also buy the titles individually, but the boxed set features John Blanche's painted map of Kakhabad that appeared on the back cover of Issue #5 of Warlock magazine.

Danish speakers and hardcore collectors of Fighting Fantasy gamebooks will find the Sagaen om Kongernes Krone for sale here.