Fighting Fantasy

Fighting Fantasy is the title given to a series of interactive novels also known as Gamebooks that were developed by Steve Jackson and Ian Livingstone.

Originally published by Puffin Books, they had a huge following during the early 1980s and late 1990s. The FF books were unique in their heyday as they provided the reader with the chance to enjoy a good fantasy story as well as, for the first time, allowing the reader to guide the direction of the story to one of numerous end variations, and included a dice-based combat system. In 2002, Wizard Books started re-issuing the series as well as adding brand new titles to the range.

Since 1992 I have written seven Fighting Fantasy adventure gamebooks. They are Spellbreaker (1993 and 2007), Knights of Doom (1994), Curse of the Mummy (1995 and 2007), Bloodbones (2006), Howl of the Werewolf (2007)*, Stormslayer (2009) and Night of the Necromancer (2010).

* Which came top of a fan survey to find the most popular Fighting Fantasy gamebook ever.