The #FightingFantasy audio dramas increase this week with four new thrilling adventures by Fox Yason Music Productions. FF classics Citadel Of Chaos, Forest Of Doom, Deathtrap Dungeon and Creature Of Havoc have all been given the audible upgrade due to a successful Kickstarter project earlier this year and come together in a lovely box set or via MP3 download.
Jam with his new FF CDs
Each adventure follows the adventures of heroes from the first CD The Warlock Of Firestop Mountain and appears to slightly predate the efforts of the hero that actually completes the adventure (the successful readers of the actual Fighting Fantasy gamebook series). Vocal talents such as Rachel Atkins, Richard Rycroft and Lisa Bowerman are also joined by Charlie Higson of The Fast Show fame and author of The Enemy book series and the latest Fighting Fantasy gamebook Gates Of Death.
All in all these are great little adventure skits which fans of the series will love, with the only real downside being they seem a little short i.e. when you consider the likes of Baron Sukumvit’s labyrinth being navigated rather quickly, with only a couple of traps and three or four monsters. That’s my only personal gripe but then consider the stories are well thought out and the scripts well written. I especially love the bitchy dialogue between Vale Moonwing and Lady Lucretia. I also enjoy the way all spell incantations pay homage to the old Di Maggio spell of the first Fighting Fantasy gamebook, with basically a word associated with the spells effect said backwards then the casters’ name after it. You can tell the likes of David Smith and Violet Addison knew the lore of Fighting Fantasy before starting this project and they’ve handled it beautifully to give us a wonderful expansion on the Fighting Fantasy range. May their STAMINA never fail! To grab yourself a copy visit HERE
Author Jonathan Green shoots for a hatrick in his third exciting ACE gamebook adventure, Neverland – Here Be Monsters. After the success of funding Alice’s Nightmare In Wonderland and The Wicked Wizard Of Oz, this newly launched Kickstarter project is already 40% funded in just 10 hours.
The book, part story part game, will see you play a survivor of the doomed Titanic ocean liner. When you come to, you find yourself washed up on the shores of a strange island packed with rampaging monsters a swashbuckling pirates. But what’s this…? Peter Pan?
Once again Jonathan weaves a popular child classic into a steampunk-style yarn, beautifully illustrated once again by the inks of popular artist Kev Crossley.
Why not check out this fantastic third book at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1412864360/neverland-here-be-monsters and see those amazing rewards on offer, including being an official playtester!
A message from fantasy author Jonathan Green . For a great treat CLICK HERE , only 6 days left!!!
Well, its arrived and all in time for #Christmas. Alice’s Nightmare In Wonderland by #JonathanGreen, my special edition. For those of you whom haven’t heard, it is a new adventure for #Alice who is now 11 years old. You as the reader take on the role of Alice and decide which actions she takes to proceed to the next part of the story in this epic game book with a #steampunk twist and #KevCrossley brings #Wonderland to life with his incredible illustrations.
This is an ideal Christmas present or general buy for anybody who loves reading, adventures, games and of course the #LewisCarroll classic #AliceInWonderland. Seek and aquire and maybe you’ll see old Jams name mentioned within its pages. If that isn’t a selling point…what is? 😉
Congratulations Jon , hope to see you in 2016!
Have you ever read an adventure game book and wished that was you walking through the Dungeon, dodging monsters and traps? Ever watch #Knightmare and think, “I could do that”. Well now you could!!!
Legend Photography’s lead man Oliver McNeil has just launched a Kickstarter campaign to help you get involved with his upcoming project, Legend Quests, Fantasy Dungeon Adventures.
Click here for more info!
As well as backing from the UK gaming industry’s top man…co founder of GamesWorkshop, Fighting Fantasy and father of Tomb Raider Ian Livingstone MBE , Legend Quests also boasts narration by Tom Baker (4thDoctor), Jonathan Green (author of Pax Britannia, Fighting Fantasy and upcoming Alice’s Nightmare In Wonderland) and illustrations from the incredible hands of Malcolm Barter.
Check it out, and don’t forget to view the Rewards page to see how you can help back this incredible project.