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Fighting Fantasy: The Introductory Role-playing Game

(Sværd og trolddom)

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Fighting Fantasy - the bestselling phenomenon of our time! The world of Fighting Fantasy, peopled by Orcs, dragons, zombies and vampires, has captured the imagination of millions of readers world-wide. Thrilling adventures of sword and sorcery come to life in the Fighting Fantasy Gamebooks, where the reader is the hero, dicing with death and demons in search of villains, ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published May 31st 1984 by Puffin Books
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David
It's kinda like an introduction to the Fighting Fantasy gamebook system. It lays out the rules and provide pointers, tips, and examples for readers to craft their own adventure. The system isn't difficult to understand and the sample adventure might be useful for novices of the role-playing genre.
Who
Feb 25, 2018 rated it it was ok
nostalgia aside, these rpg mechanics are both terrible and unfleshed, and the written adventures aren't much better.
Allan Olley
Mar 01, 2019 rated it liked it
If you had no rules for a game (as in a game of "lets pretend") one would be left unable to judge whether or not an action succeeded or the like ("I shot you!" "No I shot you first!" and so on). I will leave to the ludologists what is the easiest game for beginning role playing. This is probably one of the simplest fantasy roleplaying games and so gives an interested neophyte one kind of introduction to the genre.

This book lays out a very simple roll playing system, characters have 3 stats:
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Jason Pym
Nov 14, 2018 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Running a first rpg for young kids
Shelves: fantasy, childrens
This takes the system that was used in the Fighting Fantasy choose your own adventure books from the 1980s and develops it into a proper table top role playing game for group play. It’s a perfect system for first time primary school (elementary school) age kids to get started on.

On top of the basic system from the books (2d6 roll under Skill to complete a task, in combat a contested 2d6 plus Skill, the one with the highest score wins the round), it doesn’t really add anything. If you want to
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Adam Cleaver
Jun 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: childhood-books
Not really a story book, but more of a rules book for creating your own Fighting Fantasy stories for others to play!
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