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NEWS: 24th December 2009

Have a wonderful Christmas from Steve, Ian, Nick, Dave and everyone at Wizard Books.

NEWS: 22nd December 2009

Well met Adventurers' lots of Lexicon updates later today (checkout the section link for new additions). We also have a terrific Fighting Fantasy viral clip to advertise the excellent DS game now available. Check out the clip and post your thoughts on the Official Forum.

NEWS: 21st December 2009

Well met Adventurers' lots of Lexicon updates later today.

NEWS: 17th December 2009

Oh my! Sorry for the later than usual news update but Port Blacksand is now under a complete lock down and the town guards that normally patrol in groups of two or three are now patrolling in larger groups of five or more after fighting and rioting broke out across the city this morning. Today almost forty-nine years ago Lord Azzur now seventy-eight years of age, took control of the city and fighting with guards across the city began when Lord Azzur son Arrek Azzur announced that Azzur himself should become Port Blacksands King. Travellers, merchants and permanent citizens are now avoiding the streets where they were being threatened or harmed and I shall have more new Lexicon and Beyond the Pit updates later as I listen out for news.

NEWS: 17th December 2009

Well met Adventurers' on this fine Locking morning. In Analand today, historians and scholars will no doubt be discussing and reflecting on the Blessed Crusade that left Arkleton on this day in 1688OT. In Port Blacksand I am busy transferring more new Lexicon and Beyond the Pit book guides to further expand the database. Look out for the update links on those respected pages. A big thanks to everyone also for their comments upon the growing Forum - especially those discussing the Old World Maps and those reviewing the books.

NEWS: 15th December 2009

Well met Adventurers' its a wet and bitterly cold day in Port Blacksand today and my magic isn't functioning as good as it typically does due to a terrible stint of Tuberbeet flu. Updates later today consist of further amateur adventures, more images to the Beyond the Pit as well as articles to the Lexicon...look out for them later.

NEWS: 14th December 2009

Hi Adventurers' more amateur adventurers today. A little later than planned, a new '45' paragraph adventure in our Amateur Adventures area. 'Sword of the Fallen' by Laurence MacNaughton...taster... It's purely by luck that the one person you meet on the old northern road is a trader with a horse-drawn wagon. When you hail him and tell him you wish to barter, he climbs down to the dusty road and laughs. He's a big man, with dark brown skin and the muscles of a blacksmith. "You're a young one. And bold, too. Perhaps the two go together. But from the looks of you, you don't have much to trade."...

NEWS: 12th-13th December 2009

Hi Adventurers' this weekend I have finally completed lots of planned updates behind the scenes and will be adding lots of new Lexicon and Beyond the Pit entries over the coming festive period. Lookout for more amateur goodies tomorrow after today's sacred day of Tanit.

NEWS: 11th December 2009

Well-met adventurers' only a small update today as I have been busy exploring the Forest of Snatta for rare herbs and roots in Kakhabad. You wouldn't believe how tiring a TEL spell is on these old bones. Several updates added today within our Maps area including a great Deathtrap Dungeon map by Graham Parker, Trial of Champions by Kurt Rein. We look forward to more of these Graham and Kurt. Has anyone else enjoyed mapping the books? If so send us yours.

NEWS: 10th December 2009

Well-met adventurers' to a brisk and very cold Locking. The first small feathery flakes of snow began to drift down over the rooftops of Port Blacksand in the early hours and all morning children have been eagerly collecting the first of winters snow for fun and mischief. As is popular on this day in Blacksand, children are preparing their masks and costumes to celebrate the legend of the incredibly over-confident thief Drogo Widemouth who is widely rumoured to be only the second person ever to have seen Lord Azzur's face. Unfortunately, Drogo crept into Lord Azzur's bedchamber, spied Azzur’s face while stealing a selection of artifacts’, after which friends identified him from various bodily parts found around the city.

Today as promised, we have a selection of updates for your enjoyment. The first is another '50' paragraph Amateur Adventures 'The Fall of Blacksand' by Jerome Luepkes set in Port Blacksand, also known as the City of Thieves. This city has seen many strange things in the past years, and was once home to a variety of thugs, pirates and, or course, thieves. Despite the presence of this dangerous collection of misfits, this city has been your home for several years now and you have grown fond of its many eccentricities.

You hear news from some of the city’s guards that a large army is approaching the Port Blacksand from the north, presumably to take the city by force. You must attempt to get through the city and leave the City of Thieves using the southern gate.

Also later today, more Lexicon and Beyond the Pit entries.

NEWS: 9th December 2009

Well met adventurers' our monthly FF newsletter will have now landed in your mailbox with a summary of all the very latest news, competition results and roundup of the previous month.

We’ve got a bumper Christmas edition in store for you this month, including the first of the brand-new Fighting Fan-Tales. These micro-adventures have been written specially for the newsletter and we’ll try and feature one a month. And if you’d like to submit your own Fan-Tale, send it in to the usual contact details and we’ll publish the best. The usual T&Cs apply and they’re available in the download area.

NEWS: 8th December 2009

Well met adventurers' today we are delighted to add yet more amateur adventures with a 50 paragraph 'The Key Bearer' originally sent to me in 2005 by Neil John Blackenberg as well as another amateur story 'Dungeoneer' by Anthony Smart (later today), additional Reviews and more images added to the Beyond the Pit. A big thank you also to Pi4t and Khaxzan on the official discussion Forum for their assistance in compiling the missing individual book list of alphabetical encounters.

NEWS: 7th December 2009

Yay! It's the Feast of Knives today in glorious Fang. Finally updated all backend keywords so more amateur adventures tomorrow.

NEWS: 5th-6th December 2009

This weekend we performed a number of updates including mores amateur stories, additional Reviews and more images added to the Beyond the Pit.

NEWS: 4th December 2009

Night of the Necromancer

We’re delighted to unveil a sneak peak at some of Martin McKenna’s illustrations to the forthcoming Night of the Necromancer!

Written by Jonathan Green, the brand-new Fighting Fantasy adventure takes place after you have died as your ghostly soul attempts to unravel the mystery of your own death...

Martin will also be producing the cover for the book, so prepare to be amazed.

More exclusive snippets and insider information will be released on the Fighting Fantasy website and on Jonathan Green’s blog in the build-up to publication on the 1 April 2010!

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5 minutes to go adventurers'....

Well met adventurers' some very exciting news announcements will be presented online at 3pm....look out for them.

NEWS: 3rd December 2009

Well met adventurers' some very exciting things have been happening at Wizard Towers and we shall be revealing some of these very exciting things in the next few days here at www.fightingfantasy.com, and at Jon Green's blog. Keep your eyes peeled and wits about you!

As well as celebrating the birth of Colletus the Holy Man who was born 82 years ago today, we are excited and delighted to present the first images and news of the fantastic portable interactive Fighting Fantasy game book by Blue Bubble Inc. The first in the series of interactive Fighting Fantasy game books, The Warlock of Firetop Mountain, will be available on iPhone/iPod/ iTouch this Christmas.

For more details checkout the updated iApp page.

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I am also delighted to present more amateur adventures with a 400 paragraph 'Army of the Alchemist' originally sent to me in 2005 no less from Paul Partington. In the adventure the village of Claw is under siege! A mad alchemist is kidnapping villagers for use in his vile experiments to create the perfect warrior – and if he succeeds, the whole of Allansia is in danger. The villagers turn to YOU in a race against time to stop the alchemist before his fanatical dreams become reality. Will you be able to rid the land of this menace before he creates his army? Or will you become another victim in his experiments?

As well as the large adventure we have a unique Thief adventure by Kieran Coghlan again also sent to me in 2005 no less. We hope you enjoy returning to Chiang Mai and being paid by Baron Sukumvit 'To Catch A Thief!'

Look out for The Key Bearer by Neil John Blackenberg tomorrow.

NEWS: 2nd December 2009

Well met adventurers' today we are delighted to update or web-links to Jambô Editora the brazilian book publishing company whom since mid-2009 have held the rights to the Fighting Fantasy books in Brazil with a remit to publish the exciting, and fun republication of Fighting Fantasy to fans in South America. Checkout the link on the contact us navigation bar to find links to the books, and fantastic wallpaper of the covers by Patricia Knevitz and Ricardo Riamonde.

Also today we will have more Lexicon, Warlocks Quill and Beyond the Pit (Mucalytic, Birdmen, Red-Eye, Nether world Demon, Skunkbear, Jib Jib, She Satyr and Sightmaster) entries throughout the day as well as yet more fantastic amateur adventures. the first by Edward T Jolley, 'The Sanguine Wave' and the second 'The Wicker Hamper' by Sean Loftiss. Both were originally presented many years ago on www.fightingfantasygamebooks.com as competition entries and we are delighted to present them back online for new readers.

NEWS: 1st December 2009

Welcome Adventurers' to another news update on the world's greatest Fighting Fantasy website.

The month of Close has passed and we have now passed into the month of Locking as another year draws closer to its end. Across Allansia and the northern lands of Old World families are huddling before the hearth, telling tales and hanging mistletoe as a blessing to the gods for luck in the coming year.

Here at the Official Website we have lots of exciting news to unveil shortly regarding various Fighting Fantasy projects and more website daily updates. To start off the 1st of Locking we are delighted to unveil our new Writers Guild area as requested. To start us off we have added several poems by Marcus Robinson and Adrian Young, as well as a fantastic Fighting Fantasy themed story - Blacksand Reclaimed by Andrew Jones.

This Locking (December to our FF newbie’s) we will soon be sending out our second edition of the Fighting Fantasy Newsletter in which we bring you the biggest Fighting Fantasy news stories, competitions, puzzles and quizzes. As explained last month with the 1st edition the Newsletter will be sent out on the first Monday of every month and if you have any friends who you think would like to read it, encourage them to register and sign up to the website at www.fightingfantasy.com.

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