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AFF Advanced Fighting Fantasy 2nd Ed

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A complete Roleplaying Game in the classic Fighting Fantasy World.  Let your imagination take you to Firetop Mountain or the Forest of Doom, and have new and exciting adventures.

Contains all you need to play, including:

Full rules for Hero creation

Comprehensive but fast game rules

More than 160 Spells and magical Powers

Monsters, Dungeons and Adventure creation

Advanced Fighting Fantasy is perfect for those completely new to gaming and veterans alike, and will provide many hours of fun!

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Anil D December 07, 2019 10:34 pm UTC
Hi, the knights stamina score is 8 in the pdf, but I think it should be 16.
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Doron M July 30, 2019 1:24 pm UTC
Is this for solo players?
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Graham B August 05, 2019 12:34 pm UTC
Not as written. However, I do know pwople who create characters with these rules and run them through the gamebooks. There is a certain amount of interpretation involved, but it does work.
I am also about to start writing a "Lone Adventurers Guide" which will cover using any or all of the AFF Rules as a solo game.
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Terry D July 30, 2019 12:17 pm UTC
I really love this system. The original Fighting Fantasy books are what got me into role-playing when I was a kid, and Graham Bottley has done a great job maintaining the atmosphere of those titles, while updating the system to something simple but elegant. This isn't just a gateway game anymore - it definitely stands on its own right, and is right now my system of choice.
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Adrian B March 02, 2019 12:03 am UTC
For most of these products the 'PDF only' option does not display correctly, instead I am only able to select B/W book or PDF & B/W book. It's very frustrating because I can see the advertised PDF price, but when I enter the checkout it is no longer there.
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Graham B March 02, 2019 10:29 am UTC
This was fixed...and now has reoccurred. I have let Publisher Support know and hopefully it will be fixed ASAP. Sorry about this!
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Adrian B March 02, 2019 1:40 pm UTC
Thank you very much for the reply Graham :D I look forward to being able to buy some of your books. Hope the problem is resolved soon.
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Adam K February 25, 2019 9:16 pm UTC
This is a wonderful game that takes me back to my childhood. I now use it in a school where I work and the kids Love It. The rules are simple and quick to learn but with enough depth to keep them coming back for more. Not only a great introduction to the world of table top RPGs but a fantastic game itself.

A special Thank you to the staff at Arion Games who have been extremely helpful and supportive with a query that I had. Highly reccomended!
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Bill E February 09, 2019 1:57 pm UTC
Does the book still have blank pages and low contrast artwork?
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Alessandro V February 09, 2019 3:43 am UTC
This is the kind of ruleset that I need on this time of my life: simple and quickstart, so you can learn the rules, roll the characters and enjoy the first adventure in a single evening!
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Diego B November 29, 2018 9:09 am UTC
- Which races can be chosen during character creation?
- Is there a bestiary in the book or the monsters are all inside Out of the Pit?
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Matthew T November 29, 2018 10:40 am UTC
Humans, elves and dwarves are your standard options, but there are rules for creating any kind of race you can think of ("rhinoman" and "goblin" are presented as examples). There is a very small selection of monsters fully described in the book (about twenty or so).
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Diego B November 29, 2018 10:49 am UTC
Thank you Matthew!
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Dani J November 09, 2018 6:13 am UTC
Can we get updates on digital bookmarks?
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Jonathan H February 21, 2018 12:32 pm UTC
There's a friendly and active community over at Arion Games boards - if you'd like to find out more about the game or join in the conversation, come on over!
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Andreas B April 17, 2017 7:00 pm UTC
I got a bunch of FF books for my birthday and just found out about Advanced Fighting Fantasy. could someone please explain to me how this works?
Is the ruleset compatible with all the 50 something classic Fighting Fantasy books? what about Out of the Pit, Blacksand, Titan etc.? can I play them all solo?
thank you for your help
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Brad B April 17, 2017 7:16 pm UTC
Advanced Fighting Fantasy is a multi-player Role Playing Game system, which takes the world printed in most of the Fighting Fantasy solo game books (and the one-off two player book set) and opens it up to group play. The rules presented in AFF are an expansion of the original "Fighting Fantasy" RPG rules. It seems a bit confusing as everything falls under the umbrella of "Fighting Fantasy", but there are numerous differences.

To simplify however, the rules of the single player "classic" Fighting Fantasy gamecocks are unchanged. You must play those books exactly as their rules present, as many of these books have special custom rules specifically for that book. Advanced Fighting Fantasy does not replace the rules of any of these books.

AFF isn't designed to be played solo either -- you need a Games Master to play. Out of the Pit is just a compendium of Fighting Fantasy monsters, and isn't something that is playable. Likewise, Titan is a history of the...See more
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Chris M February 10, 2017 9:31 pm UTC
I'll add my voice to the "Print on Demand" choir. I'd like to see the entire AFF game line available as POD.

I see there is a new printing of AFF2E which incorporated the "Titan" and "Out of the Pit" books into one mega book
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Fabrizio V November 20, 2016 9:22 pm UTC
I would be interested in buying all the products of this collection (Advanced Fighting Fantasy), but only with a POD option. Is there any hope in that regard?
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Graham B November 23, 2016 9:33 am UTC
Hi. Contact me (using the link in the sidebar to the right) and i can explain the options at the moment!
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Fabrizio V November 25, 2016 12:44 pm UTC
I contacted you on the Arion Games website.
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Luc B April 11, 2018 1:24 am UTC
Same here.
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Darren M October 21, 2016 8:41 pm UTC
I bought this as I have good memory's of the original and wanted a simple system to introduce my sons to roleplaying. it did not disappoint , simple yet covers all the bases. My sons 16 and 12 played they way thought the included demo Adventure and are now asking for more. Soon they will begin the campaign Crown of kings. Great fun had by all :) Highly recommended.
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Todor P July 15, 2016 8:42 am UTC
Incredibly excited about a 'print-on-demand' option for this! I grew up with the solo books and I think this will be the perfect system to introduce to my little kid.

I just wanted to ask, how well suited is the system for running solo / one-player adventures? Chances are, I will be primarily be running the game solo for my son.
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Andrew S July 17, 2016 2:52 pm UTC
It can work quite well. Characters start out competent and progress quickly. Advice is given for creating more powerful heroes should the need arise. Beware outnumbering the character too much in battle though, multiple opponent rules are brutal!
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Jan Egil B July 11, 2016 3:04 pm UTC
Will this title be available as a POD ?
I would enjoy that very much :)
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