Tuesday 28 August 2012

Fighting Fantasy in the Guardian

Well, I couldn't miss it, could I? The old Fighting Fantasy logo on the front page of the Guardian Online. Interestingly, the argument of the article - that the fusion of game and story in Fighting Fantasy has fundamentally changed our view of games - is undermined by Livingstone's 'desert island' game: chess. Of course, if Livingstone did spend eternity with only chess to play he may well end up house-ruling chess to replace the abstract playing peices with NPC mono-motivated pawns and PC knights with their own interest in L-shaped moves.

How Fighting Fantasy beat traditional games

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