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Dicing with Dragons. 1986 Dicing with Dragons
by Ian Livingstone
Reprint edition - published 1986
New American Library / Signet
New York
ISBN 0451144899
Cover photographer unknown
Interior illustrations by Russ Nicholson
Additional illustrations by various artists
134 sections

Dicing with Dragons: An Introduction to Role-Playing Games, a guide by Ian Livingstone.

Although not part of the Fighting Fantasy series, Dicing with Dragons is included here because it contains a Fighting Fantasy-style "Fantasy Quest" adventure by Ian Livingstone called Eye of the Dragon.

Publisher’s Blurb – Lower Cover
From glittering dragons’ hoards to laser battles in space…

Here is your complete guide to a whole universe of excitement and adventure – the wonderful world of role-playing games. Whether you're a player or a game master, a novice or a being of well-proven abilities, you’ll find a wealth of information in this unique sourcebook:

  • Eye of the Dragon, a solo role-playing game designed especially for this book
  • A full rundown of games and accessories
  • How to create your own games
  • The best techniques for painting figures
  • A look at the new computer games
  • A shopper's guide to games, magazines, and supplies
  • How to play Dungeons & Dragons®, Runequest™, Traveller™, Tunnels & Trolls™ and other bestselling games
Publisher’s Blurb – Page One
You are a sword-swinging warrior on the trail of fabled treasure…

You are a starship captain under attack by bloodthirsty space pirates…

You are a wizard's apprentice held prisoner in a rival sorcerer’s tower…

You are a thief, a cleric, a dwarf, an elf, an Amazon, a lord, a courageous explorer of different times and distant worlds…

You are an adventurer embarking on your first or your fiftieth quest into the fantastic and fun-filled realm of role-playing games. And here is the one handbook that can help you prepare yourself in every way to become the ultimate master of whole universes of the imagination. …

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