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Greetings lowly ones! to our Fighting Fantasy interviews area. If you ever wanted to know more about the artists, writers and editors of the Fighting Fantasy series, then this area is for you. Devourer The interviews page is an area of the site where we go behind the scenes of the series and interview many of those who contributed to its success. We have got many interviews waiting for you over the coming months.

The following interview with Ian Livingstone and Steve Jackson first appeared in the exclusive members e-zine 'The Salamonis Gazette.' Within each issue the Warlock takes his life in his hands and each issue brings you the best exclusive interviews from all essential Fighting Fantasy writers and artists!

As you can image we get quite a lot of mail here at Wizard Books from Fighting Fantasy the world over. Whether it’s in the post or through email quite a large proportion of these are questions about particular writers and artists, their early work and current projects. Within this area we will try to do our best and present exclusive interviews for your pleasure from some of the very best Fighting Fantasy writers and artists. If you are sitting at home with particular questions you would like to see asked send them to us at our usual address: mail@fightingfantasy.com.

Recently I was fortunate enough to visiting an old friend in Port Blacksand. Occasionally even I the great Warlock feel the need to quench my thirst, and I stopped off in the Black Lobster Tavern for a jug of Tuktuk juice. I had just paid for my drink, when I suddenly saw the infamous bards Ian Livingstone and Steve Jackson seated in the corner. Without a second thought I glided over their corner at the back of the Tavern for a chat!

Steve Jackson

FFG: Turning to you Steve, can you tell us a little about yourself for many of the Fighting Fantasy reading this interview?

Steve: I am bllrgh frrrp proom A-HEM! [Wipes hand over mouth and coughs] years old. I was born in Manchester and now live in West London. In my early years I Went to Altrincham Grammar School for Boys Later the University of Keele (where I had the dubious distinction of founding the first ever board games club at a British university). I am married with two teenage boys and collect games, tin robots and gold disks by my favourite guitarists. I work at various times from home, from my private office and from Lionhead Studios in Guildford. I like skiing, tennis and golf. Ian and I used to run a softball team, which won the National Softball Championships (twice) but sadly, our baseballing days are now over. I support Chelski and go to every home game. Play guitar in an amateur blues/rock band that does a performance about once a year. Favourite board game is 'The Warlord'. Favourite computer game is Age of Empires.



 

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