Tagged: dragonwarriors

The Gamebooks (and Dragon Warriors) are back!

Remember the old Home of the Underdogs site that hosted many long out of print Fighting Fantasy-style gamebooks including such classics as GrailQuest, Middle-Earth Quest, and many more? When the site folded it was...

Dragon Warriors Week Day Seven

……AAaaaaaaaand here we are at the end of Dragon Warriors Week. We’ve looked at how it handles combat and  what made this wonderful, dinky role-playing game so unique. We’ve looked at it’s monsters, it’s...

Dragon Warriors Week Day Six

“Find the fourteen upright of the twenty-six.”. The adventures included with the Dragon Warriors are full of old-school puzzles of a kind rarely seen nowadays. Here’s an example. Could you solve it? Dragon Warriors...

Dragon Warriors Week Day Five

Hob’s Dell. I mean, the name says it all. When was the last time you set an adventure in a Dell? Remember when maps came in just two colours – black and white –...

Dragon Warriors Week Day Four

When was the last time you saw an image of fighting dice? Don’t know about you, but I think the d6 is in trouble. We’re over halfway through Dragon Warriors Week and I’m still...

Dragon Warriors Week Day Three

If the the landing doesn’t get you (5d20? Ouch!) the sneaky Kobold will. Let’s talk monsters. Book One of Dragon Warriors gives stats for 46 different critters covering all the staple fantasy bases (Orc,...

Dragon Warriors Week Day Two

Dragon Warriors is so cool that no one has body odour, and everyone walks around with their arms in the air. At least, that’s what the book covers would have you believe. So it...

Dragon Warriors Week Day One

Reasons Dragon Warriors rocks, Number One: combat explained as a comic panel. Forget your diagrams of blast radii and pictures of plastic on battlemats. If you’re going to show players how to play the...

Dragon Warriors Week

Every now and then I blog about one of the greatest unsung role-playing games of all time – Dragon Warriors. This is the RPG that broke all the rules; it was trade-paperback in size,...