Fighting Fantasy: Talisman of Death Review | The Digital Fix


The rise of handheld gaming is erroneously attributed by many to Nintendo’s Game Boy. Released in 1989 to a rapturous audience the Game Boy defied industry expectations and changed forever the way young people travel long distance. However, the Game Boy was not the first handheld gaming phenomenon that took kids away from the arcades and their TVs – that accolade belongs firmly to the Choose Your Own Adventure style of gamebooks. Of these, the Fighting Fantasy series stood out in terms of quality and consistency and everyone that was anyone had a cool collection of at least twenty-five of them. Well, the cooler kids did at least…

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