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Robot Commando (Fighting Fantasy #22)

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Past and future meet in the land of Thalos!

What would you do if you were a rancher on a distant planet, using robots to herd vicious dinosaurs? What would you do if your deadly enemies, the Karosseans, invaded? What would you do if you knew that the protection of your homeland against the invaders and marauding dinosaurs was up to you alone? Now is your chance to find out,
Paperback, 224 pages
Published 1985 by Puffin Books
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David Sarkies
Aug 04, 2012 David Sarkies rated it liked it
Recommends it for: People who like mechwarrior
Recommended to David by: My primary school
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A Mechwarrior Gamebook
4 August 2012

This is another Fighting Fantasy Gamebook written by the US Steve Jackson which has made me notice that he has written a number of these books. I suspect that the two Steve Jacksons are probably good friends, most likely because they both like roleplaying games, they both run their own roleplaying game company, and they both have the same name. That may sound silly but seriously, one of my best friends in primary school was a guy named David S, and the main re
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This was a nice enough diversion from the usual fantasy trend in Fighting Fantasy. First of all, any book sporting a cover with a robot brawling with a tyrannosaurus rex gains automatic awesomeness points. That HAD to be said.
The story has a naive retro feel to it that makes it simply adorable. It's very short and rather simple. But it's really nothing special in the end. The artwork feels very old and sometimes even awkward, and there are no really interesting situations. I liked how the cities
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American game designer, often confused with the British game designer of the same name.

Author of games/systems such as GURPS, Illuminati, CarWars, and Munchkins.
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