Forgive the shameless plug, but myself, Richard Fox and Lauren Yason here at FoxYason have recently secured the rights to produce original audio dramas set in, and based around, the world of the Fighting Fantasy Gamebooks. This is is an exciting new venture for us so we're trying to spread the word. We have a great track record in audio working for amongst others, Big Finish Productions on a variety of classic and cult television audio dramas based on Doctor Who, The Avengers and Stargate.
You may have already seen that the first release is provisionally slated for release at Fighting Fest 2 Convention on September 2nd 2017 entitled: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain: A Hero's Quest.
This is an original audio drama, not the gamebook itself, set in the world of the Warlock of Firetop Mountain. This release effectively serves a prequel to the original Warlock of Firetop Mountain and features many of the characters, settings and scenarios in the book including the titular Warlock himself.
The script is written by David N. Smith and stars Tim Treloar (Doctor Who/Warhammer), Rachel Atkins and Toby Longworth (Star Wars/Hitchhikers/Warhammer/Doctor Who) as Zagor.
We'll be releasing more details very soon including our new website/download/platform plus a trailer/clips etc. If this release is successful then we will be looking to release a six-story box set of other FF gamebook dramatic adaptations in 2018.
The website will go live shortly. Until then I'll post information on here and hopefully we'll have the site up before you know it!
There's also a supporting blog, see below, on the Official Fighting Fantasy site in the lead up to the Fighting Fest 2 Convention where will be launching the range with a panel including myself, the writer David N. Smith and Zagor himself Toby Longworth who will also be signing straight afterwards. The CD will also be available at the convention a few days early.
Just a further update on our Fighting Fantasy Audio Drama series boxset and a thank you to those who have donated so far! There are ten days left on our Kickstarter funding and pre-production is already under way. Scripts are coming together and casting is already happening! So thank you again and if you still want to get involved the link is below:
Just a quick update on our Fighting Fantasy Audio Boxset.
We've licensed four early gamebooks, The Forest of Doom, The Citadel of Chaos, Deathtrap Dungeon and Creature of Havoc. These will be four stories across four disc's with some lovely extras! Post-production is well underway with a late-summer/early-autumn release.
We've got a great cast including many Big Finish names:
David Warner, Lisa Bowerman, Tim Treloar, Rachel Atkins, Matthew Brenher plus other great voice names including Andrew Wincott (The Archers), Peter Noble (Warhammer/Horus Heresy) and a guest appearance by the Fast Show's Charlie Higson!
We'll be taking pre-orders soon so please check out our website and facebook page links below to find our more about new full-cast audio adaptations!
Rich at FoxYason here to give you a brief update on our Fighting Fantasy Audio Dramas boxset adaptations of the Ian Livingstone/Steve Jackson Fighting Fantasy gamebook classics: Forest of Doom, The Citadel of Chaos, Deathtrap Dungeon and Creature of Havoc, featuring the voices of Rachel Atkins, David Warner, Lisa Bowerman, Charlie Higson and Game of Thrones' Richard Rycroft!