Monday, 14 May 2012

The Rise and Fall and Rise of Gamebooks in Germany - Sneak Peek

Here's a quick glimpse at an article from the forthcoming issue #9:
With the release of the Fighting Fantasy gamebooks, the genre experienced its heyday in Germany. Following the commercial success of the series, a multitude of other books and series were published. Not all of them achieved the same level of awareness and popularity as Fighting Fantasy but there were some which garnered a very loyal fan base that has survived until today.
This is by Nicolai Bonczyk (with translation by Alexander Kühnert).

Saturday, 5 May 2012

The Documentary of Doom - Fighting Fantasy in the Spotlight

Everyone else has posted it, so I might as well join in posting this teaser! Looks like an interesting doco about our favourite fantasy gamebooks is coming in time for the anniversary.

The makers of the doco have a website here:

Thursday, 3 May 2012

French AFF

Scriptarium, the team behind Draco Venturus, has won the license to bring Graham Bottley's revised Advanced Fighting Fantasy to French speakers. To help get it into their hands they are running a subscription system to help get the book released. As a sweetener, the French edition of the book will feature an additional campaign of 4 or 5 new adventures complete with new artwork by Russ Nicholson and other French artists.

Here is the link to the pdf form to sign up to the subscription: