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App description: Ready your sword, pack your provisions and prepare to embark upon quests of epic proportions where YOU choose what happens next! Journey a magical realm, fighting monsters and unravelling mysteries in Fighting Fantasy Classics text-based roleplaying adventures remastered.

Originally presented by Steve Jackson & Ian Livingstone in the 80s and 90s, Fighting Fantasy Classics brings these timeless tales to your phone or tablet using our critically acclaimed Gamebook Adventures Engine.

** FEATURES **
Make the gamebooks as easy or hard as you like and even turn on a special 'Free Read' mode to play the book like an old-school cheater!
Map feature makes it easy to keep track of everywhere you have explored during current and previous playthroughs.
Unlimited Bookmarks, allowing you to revisit difficult sections as many times as desired.
Classic, original artwork from Iain McCaig, Russ Nicholson, Malcolm Barter, Ian Miller and more! All viewable through a collectable artwork gallery.
Easy switching between landscape and portrait reading modes.
Automated Adventure Sheet keeps track of your stats, inventory and knowledge gained during your journey.
Free to download, with every player recieving Jonathan Green's swashbuckling pirate adventure - Bloodbones - free with their download.
Specially composed, atmospheric soundtrack and effects.

All this and more as you play through classic adventures including: Bloodbones, Caverns of the Snow Witch, Citadel of Chaos, City of Theives, Deathtrap Dungeon, Forest of Doom, Island of the Lizard King and Warlock of Firetop Mountain, with more titles to come in future updates.

Traverse the realm of Allansia, using your might and magic to hunt down evil demisorcers. Brave the dangers of Darkwood Forest to help save a doomed village of dwarves. Seek vengeance from the Pirate Lord who stole your family and destroyed your life many moons ago. Save a port-town from the wrath of an undead lord and his ghostly hound minions!

Part story, part game, in these adventures YOU ARE THE HERO!

KeKhan's comments:

Fighting Fantasy Classics

Tin Man Games
Genres: Games Role Playing Books Board
Free


Quote:
Fighting Fantasy gamebooks are epic text-based adventures! Originally published in the 80s, Fighting Fantasy Classics brings these old favourites into a digital format, complete with on-screen dice rolls, Adventure and Encounter Sheets, battle mechanics and more!

Play through many of your favourite adventures including:

- Bloodbones
- The Warlock of Firetop Mountain
- The Citadel of Chaos
- City of Thieves
- The Forest of Doom
- Caverns of the Snow Witch
- Island of the Lizard King

With more Fighting Fantasy titles to come in future updates! Traverse the dangerous realm of Allansia! Journey to Firetop Mountain, Darkwood Forest, the Citadel of Chaos, Port Blacksand and more!





Minimum iOS Version: iOS 9.0

Download Size: 144.5MB

03-14-2018, 04:11 PM
#2
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 11,297
Now I might be a hypocrite ! Bought most of these books previously as stsandalone apps. But having them all in this new app will be great. Restore purchases doesnt work so Ill oribabbly buy them again. Was hoping somehow the app would know Ive bought the standalone ones

But looking forward to playing these classics again. Should be a great compilation

03-14-2018, 07:58 PM
#3
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Originally Posted by psj3809 View Post
Now I might be a hypocrite ! Bought most of these books previously as stsandalone apps. But having them all in this new app will be great. Restore purchases doesnt work so Ill oribabbly buy them again. Was hoping somehow the app would know Ive bought the standalone ones

But looking forward to playing these classics again. Should be a great compilation
How can you all be so accepting all these shackles so readily? They ruined the Talisman app and now Tin Man does this. We have to buy them again? And you are OK with that?

I bet they will remove all those standalone apps or cease updating them for new versions in the near future. Then we will "have" to buy them again, like all those "new version" atrocities piling in the appstore.

This is the new strategy in gaming companies, refurbishing old games to charge again for the same old thing. You can see what I mean in all those "Enhanced","HD" or "Remastered"s.

I suggest caution against these as a community, if we accept these easily, another wave of ruin waits us, like the F2P abomination.
03-14-2018, 09:20 PM
#4
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 2
Support

They have stated on their Facebook page that theyll continue to support the new versions along with the old versions so that is something, even if its a disappointing choice that they didnt choose to roll over past purchases to the new app.
03-14-2018, 09:29 PM
#5
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 2
Also they did eventually get my Talisman purchases sorted out, although there was a lot of correspondence involved. May not be that involved now that theyve fixed it. There was also a toss in or two for people who paid previously. Helped settle me down after the initial anger over the switch to the free version
03-15-2018, 07:00 AM
#6
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 11,297
Quote:
Originally Posted by Praymettin View Post
How can you all be so accepting all these shackles so readily? They ruined the Talisman app and now Tin Man does this. We have to buy them again? And you are OK with that?

I bet they will remove all those standalone apps or cease updating them for new versions in the near future. Then we will "have" to buy them again, like all those "new version" atrocities piling in the appstore.

This is the new strategy in gaming companies, refurbishing old games to charge again for the same old thing. You can see what I mean in all those "Enhanced","HD" or "Remastered"s.

I suggest caution against these as a community, if we accept these easily, another wave of ruin waits us, like the F2P abomination.
I said above it was hypocritical of me 'slightly'. I've already got those fighting fantasy apps but the difference is they're quite 'old', whereas that Fighting Fantasy Classics isnt that old. If i had only bought the books recently i would be annoyed.

I've just bought all the books in this new app, the file size is 240MB which is pretty good as i 'think' the other apps for each book were quite a size. Really like the fact also all these books are in one app, sounds like we'll get lots more books in the future so i'm looking forward to that.

Tin Man said they'll also update the stand alone apps which is good (to be fair you dont know how long for) but i've deleted those now as i'm happy with this new app.

I'm already nervous of a '128 bit' app-pocalypse sometime in the future ! Whats depressing is you realise you dont have much control over your purchases at all. Second a company goes under due to lack of sales then theres a huge chance you wont have the app anymore. In the old days you could back them up but its not so common now is it ?
03-15-2018, 08:12 AM
#7
One I would love to see again(read it as a tween) is Dragon of the night(never managed to find it again)
03-15-2018, 08:18 AM
#8
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 11,297
Had a quick look, doesnt seem to be a fighting fantasy book ? There is one called Night Dragon ? is that what you mean ? Sure that might appear at some point (but was gamebook #52 so might be a while !)
03-15-2018, 08:53 AM
#9
Downloaded this one yesterday. The app looks great. The only thing that i would add is more languages, but i assume that it's a lot of work.

All of the books are $1.99USD for a limited time so grab them while you can.
03-15-2018, 09:15 AM
#10
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 11,297
Yeah as the news item by Eli says, as its one app it'll be much more easier for Tin Man to update it and fix issues etc. Seems like there'll be a lot more content added (One of my favourites - Freeway Fighter will be there in a few months).

So far so good