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The Seven Serpents

(Fighting Fantasy: Sorcery! #3)

3.94  ·  Rating details ·  294 ratings  ·  7 reviews
As your quest brings you ever closer to the Crown of Kings, seven deadly serpents race to the fortress of Mampang to warn the Archimage of the impending threat...Your task is to destroy the serpents and reach the Archimage's fortress. As in previous books, you choose between playing a Warrior or a Sorcerer, and must use all the information you have gained throughout your q ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published June 5th 2003 by Wizard Books (first published November 6th 1984)
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Rich Stoehr
May 12, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was ridiculously addicted to the 'Sorcery!' series as a a kid, and this book in particular. Though I'd read many other interactive books (Choose Your Own Adventure, Fighting Fantasy, etc.), this one really grabbed me with its mixture of role-playing elements, puzzle-solving, and clever story. This book stumped me many times but I always went back to the beginning to try it again, to see what detail I'd missed. I wound my way back and forth through its pages until I finally found a way to destr ...more
Paul Christensen
Jun 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Adrift in the glow of the Baklands, where Space conquers Time
(Trying to gain the fortress Mampang, where the Archmage plots his crimes),

Your footsteps must lead from the Baddu plains to the wastes of Klatta-Bak,
And thence to the mighty forest that is home to the SNATTACATS.

Then, if you manage to cross the lake and enter the Swamp of Vischlami,
You may find instead that Time conquers Space, and slices you up like salami.

Greybeard by Paul Christensen
Michael Kelly
Jul 05, 2015 rated it it was ok
I'm going to revisit this one at some future date when I'm in a better frame of mind and I may then revise my review of it. But at present, I've just lost patience with it.

It's a huge book compared to other gamebooks. Not as huge as volume 4, but pretty damn huge. But at the moment, it doesn't seem to be huge in a good way. It's sprawling rather than epic, and just about every single situation I've been in has scythed away huge amounts of Stamina, without even the excuse of a fight.

I met and des
Aug 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
This was an innovative combo of choose your own adventure and RPGs in a cohesive fantasy series. Really loved it as a kid, to the point of contorting my body to roll dice on the floor of the plane in economy on my my way to Wisconsin for Christmas one year. Good fun!
Stefano Lodi
Jan 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: librogame
Il migliore dei quattro della serie. Sono riuscito a sconfiggerli tutti, i sette serpenti. Ma che fatica.
John somers
Have this as part of the Sorcery! boxed set.
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British game designer, often confused with the American game designer of the same name.

Along with Ian Livingstone, creator of the Fighting Fantasy books.

Other books in the series

Fighting Fantasy: Sorcery! (4 books)
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