Bloodbones has 61 ratings and 5 reviews. Gianfranco said: This single-player fantasy-role-playing lost gamebook written by Jonathan Green (Bloodbones. So, after 11 years we finally had a genuinely new FF book and, more importantly, it was the long-awaited completed version of Bloodbones. There’s less than 48 hours left until the release of Fighting Fantasy with their download – the swashbuckling pirate adventure Bloodbones!.

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As we have already said, the Time stat is not too damaging to progress as long as you do not waste too much time and it does afford you some freedom. Sword of the Bloodblnes. The book concerned the player’s quest for vengeance against the undead pirate Cinnabar, who was nicknamed Bloodbones.

There is a certain amount of leeway given in the first section and you can visit a few unnecessary areas without being totally scuppered, but the optimum route fwntasy the Port of Crabs is relatively brief.

The player character encounters Cinnabar in both his undead and fully revived forms, and has a final showdown with Cinnabar’s Fightung god, Quezkari. Indeed, this is a case where you CAN judge an excellent book by an excellent cover.

The book was fantsay for being the “lost” Fighting Fantasy gamebook, written during the books’ original run fightijg not published until Yes, throughout the adventure you need information and equipment that you can only find by exploring the town, but the actual thing you are looking for is never signposted — you simply pick the right path and stumble across it.

Old WorldTitan References: Title was later “resurrected” in s. Steven rated it it was ok Jul 31, Aug 09, Sam rated it it was amazing. Well known for his contributions to the Fighting Fantasy range of adventure gamebooks, he has also written fiction for such diverse figghting as Doctor Who, Star Wars: If you enjoy Bloodbones and you haven’t tried Temple of the Spider God I’d recommend that too – it’s a very similar gamebook but based around conquistadors instead booodbones pirates.


Martin McKenna’s classic cover is a bloodbines blast, the storyline is excellent, the difficulty level is insane and the many path choices, the bloodbone passing rule in the first part at Port of Crabs, the always different kind of fights poisonous creatures dealing more damage, fully armored Chaos Champions absorbing damage and so onthe pirate-voodoo fantasy atmosphere seeming a great mix between Pirates of the Caribbean and the grimdark setting of Warhammer there are Old World and Chaos in Titan world too and Jonathan Green was a Black Library author make this gamebook a must read and an hell of a ride for all fans of these.

Bloodbones FF26 Bloodbonescover. He is the creator of the Pax Britannia series for Abaddon Books and has written eight novels, and numerous short stories, set within this steampunk universe, featuring the debonair dandy adventurer Ulysses Quicksilver.

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I am not a fan of codewords in gamebooks, but I can live with them here as they seem to be less intrusive than normal and fzntasy play an important part in making the plot flow logically.

Night of the Necromancer. Only YOU can end the horrific slaughter by destroying the pirate captain and his crew of cutthroats.


Years ago your village and fighing were murdered in front of you by the evil pirate Cinnabar aka Bloodbones and you have vowed revenge ever since. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. James 19 April at The Warlock of Firetop Mountain Sorcery!


Since then, this is a book I have been more than willing to replay over and over — the exact opposite in fact of how I feel about the dreadful Eye of the Dragon as, simply put, Bloodbones is excellent. Light was finally shed on the mystery in when Jonathan Green wrote a letter to Fighting Fantasy fan John Stock containing details of the book.

Bloodbones is a single-player roleplaying gamebook written by Jonathan Green and illustrated by Tony Hough. Many of the later combats are undeniably difficult there are four unavoidable fights at the end with very tough enemies and this alone will probably kill you many times and many of these foes have adjustors that can deal you serious damage, but the earlier ones are far from hard and this, again, is unusual for a JG book as you usually have to deal with double-statted enemies from the outset.

I think this book is interesting because it tells you to choose a page you want to go on and continue so it is fun and very interesting.

Bloodbones (book)

It was to be paragraphs long with Pirates of the Black Skull a working title Puffin later wanted changed to be the first in a revamped Fighting Fantasy series in an attempt to re-connect with the young audience after later entries had become more complicated.

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There are certainly very obvious structural similarities. Monday, 18 April