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Brand new from Fighting Fantasy co-creator Ian Livingstone, published on the 30th anniversary of the world’s bestselling interactive gamebook series

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• Brings the series into the 21st century, with a contemporary zombie-fantasy package aimed at a new generation of Fighting Fantasy readers – as well as appealing to nostalgic fans • Centred on the series’ 30th anniversary, meaning massive PR across gaming and mainstream media – including a proposed mainstream television documentary – see the trailer at • Direct promotion on to over 15,000 registered users and huge social media activity – Fighting Fantasy fans have already been involved in the choice of title on Twitter, for instance. Famous FF fans Charlie Higson and Tom Watson MP have already tweeted their excitement! • Ian Livingstone is a huge name in the UK’s games industry – now ranked by Wired magazine as the 16th most influential person in the UK’s digital economy. • Over 16 million Fighting Fantasy books have been sold since publication of Warlock of Firetop Mountain in 1982 – 30 years ago this August! • Will appeal to fans of Darren Shan, Charlie Higson’s The Enemy and Jonathan Maberry’s Rot & Ruin

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YOU are kidnapped and wake up in chained in an underground cell in a castle in a remote part of Romania. You discover this castle is owned by a megalomaniac who is running a secret scientific programme – injecting hundreds of prisoners with Zombie blood! You are next in line and don’t have much time to escape. Armed with a machete and a machine gun, only YOU stand between a Zombie army and the end of the world. Can you kill all the Zombies or will you become one of them too?

NARRATIVE-DRIVEN, AND WITH SIMPLIFIED COMBAT AND GAMEPLAY, THIS IS A FIGHTING FANTASY GAMEBOOK FOR THE 21ST CENTURY. Ian Livingstone OBE is, with Steve Jackson, the originator of the Fighting Fantasy series. Since Fighting Fantasy’s huge success, he has become a major figure in the world of computer games, and is Life President of Eidos, the creators of Tomb Raider. Ian co-founded Games Workshop with Steve Jackson in 1975. He was awarded an OBE for services to the computer games industry in 2006 and is now the UK’s most prominent computer games ambassador, ranked the 16th mostinfluential person in the UK’s digital economy by Wired magazine. He has more than 5000 followers on Twitter @ ian_livingstone and appears very regularly on mainstream TV, radio and print media.

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Published 2nd August 2012

9781848314054 £7.99 B-format paperback 240 pages with frequent b/w illustrations


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Singapore / Malaysia – Penguin 631 99331

Overseas: ANZ – Allen and Unwin 612 8425 0100

All other enquiries: Andrew Furlow, Sales and Marketing Director, Icon Books: 0207 700 9961

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