While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Fighting Fantasy books.
PART STORY, PART GAME – PURE ADVENTURE! Are YOU brave enough to take on the monsters and magic of Firetop Mountain…? The powerful warlock Zagor must be slain – but first you’ll need to make it through the caverns of his mountain stronghold. Many adventurers before you have taken a wrong turn in the maze and perished at the hands and claws of the Warlock’s gruesome servants… step up, hero, it’s time to fight!…
PART STORY, PART GAME – PURE ADVENTURE! Are YOU brave enough to face the foes and fiends of this nightmare forest. A war is raging and your help is needed to vanquish the evil trolls. To save the dwarfs, you must find the grand wizard Yaztromo and track down the pieces of a legendary war hammer lost in the depths of Darkwood Forest where gruesome monsters lurk . Step up, hero, it’s time to fight!…
Paperback Publisher: Icon Books Ltd (2014) Language: English ISBN-10: 999943827X ISBN-13: 978-9999438278 ASIN: B00I4UC7FE Package Dimensions: 13.4 x 7.8 x 5.5 inches Shipping Weight: 7.9 pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #292,787 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Four Against Darkness is a solitaire dungeon-delving game that may also be played cooperatively. No miniatures are needed. All you need is this book, a pencil, two dice, and grid paper. Choose four characters from a list of classic types (warrior, wizard, rogue, halfling, dwarf, barbarian, cleric, elf), equip them, and venture into dungeons created by dice rolls and your own choices. You will fight monsters, manage resources, grab treasure, dodge traps, find clues, and even accept quests from the monsters themselves. Your characters will level up,…
5. ASSASSINS OF ALLANSIA (Fighting Fantasy) (2019)
After accepting a challenge to survive on Snake Island, a nightmare unfolds when a bounty is placed on your head. From being the hunter, you become the hunted. Now you must find the Assassins before they find you. But who are they? Where are they? Everybody you meet could be an assassin. Trust no-one……
PART STORY, PART GAME – PURE ADVENTURE! Are YOU brave enough to enter the trap-filled lair of the sorcerer Balthus Dire. You are a fearless young wizard, armed with magic spells – the last hope to defeat the dread warlord Balthus Dire whose sorcery threatens the land. You must enter his forbidden citadel and take on his monstrous minions, or perish in the process. step up, hero, it’s time to fight!…
Puffin/UK Mass Market Paperback Fight Fantasy Book #5 – Last page says 400 but most of the pages have more than one page number on it. – The prosperous town of Silverton is being held to ransom by Zanbar Bone and his bloodthirsty Moon Dogs. YOU are an adventurer, and the merchants of Silverton turn to you in their hour of need. Your mission takes you along dark, twisting streets, where thieves, vagabonds and creatures of the night lie in wait to trap the unwary traveller. – Two dice, a pencil and an eraser are all you need to make your journey. YOU decide which route to take, which creature to fight and which dangers to risk….
Part novel, part game, this is an adventure set deep in the caverns beneath Firetop Mountain where a powerful Warlock lives. The prospects of losing your way in the maze, having your strength sapped at the hands of a hideous Wight, or facing a grisly end in battle with Orcs all loom large. Ages 8 +….
Taking refuge in the infamous House of Hell may be the worst mistake of your life… The dangers of the torrential storm outside are nothing compared to the blood-curdling adventures that await you inside, where a den of demon worshippers are preparing an initiation ceremony tonight… will you be one of their sacrifices…
10. The Religion (Tannhauser Trilogy) (2008)
May 1565. Suleiman the Magnificent, emperor of the Ottomans, has declared a jihad against the Knights of Saint John the Baptist. The largest armada of all time approaches the Knights Christian stronghold on the island of Malta. The Turks know the Knights as the The Hounds of Hell. The Knights call themselves The Religion. In Messina, Sicily, a French countess, Carla la Penautier, seeks a passage to Malta in a quest to find the son taken from her at his birth twelve years ago. The only man with the expertise and daring to help her is a Rabelaisian soldier of fortune, arms dealer, former janissary, and…
11. Adventures of Goldhawk (First Fighting Fantasy Adventure) (1995)
Summoned to the distant world of Karazan, the reader is informed by the court magician Marris that the death of their king and an attempt on the life of the heir to the throne Prince Goldhawk has left the country leaderless in a time of crisis. The reader takes on the identity of Prince Goldhawk….
12. Sword of the Samurai (2006)
The reader becomes a samurai warrior and battles the Master of Shadows for possession of a powerful sword –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title….
PART STORY, PART GAME – PURE ADVENTURE! Bestselling author, and long-time fan of Fighting Fantasy, Charlie Higson brings his own brand of heart-stopping action, terrifying monsters and page-turning plotting to Allansia… expect the unexpected! In this brand new addition to the multi-million-copy-selling Fighting Fantasy series, you – the hero – must respond to a call for help from the people of Allansia. Your quest to the Temple of Miracles in the Invisible City will be challenging and dangerous, and your simple mission will soon take a darker turn as you…
Best Fighting Fantasy Books Everyone Should Read
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Theorizing Bruce Lee: Film-Fantasy-Fighting-Philosophy (Contemporary Cinema)
Author(s): Paul Bowman
Publisher: , Year: 2009, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
Talisman of Death - Fighting Fantasy 11
Author(s): Jamie Thomson; Mark Smith; Bob Harvey
Publisher: , Year: 1985, Size: 22 Mb, Download: pdf
Fighting Fantasy - The Introductory Role-Playing Game
Author(s): Steve Jackson
Publisher: Puffin / Penguin Books, Year: 1984, Size: 9 Mb, Download: pdf
Warlock of Firetop Mountain - Fighting Fantasy 1
Author(s): Steve Jackson (Author), Ian Livingstone (Author), Russ Nicholson (Illustrator)
Publisher: , Year: 1982, Size: 30 Mb, Download: pdf
The Warlock of Firetop Mountain - 2nd print
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The Citadel of Chaos - S.Jackson
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Forest Of Doom
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Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are truly hot items according to Chicago Tribune, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.