Ian Livingstone is a living legend co-founding Games Workshop in the 1970s, then Fighting Fantasy in the 1980s was instrumental in bringing Lara Croft / Tomb Raider to the masses in the 1990.
Plus a lot more beside.
Currently “Life President of Eidos” Ian Livingstone is much more than an author of game books. He is an entrepreneur, creative, visionary and champion of industry.
He has the accolades to prove it also, in addition to the business/creative legacy as he s Ian Lvingstone OBE CBE, Honorary Doctorate of Arts.
One of my favourite game books Freeway Fighter, penned by living legend Ian Livingstone, which was adapted into a comic book series thanks to writer Andi Ewington and Titan Comics. Now Available in Trade Paperback from Forbidden Planet This is a new post-apocalyptic road-trip series based on the world famous Fighting Fantasy gamebooks, which will […]
This week saw the 35th Anniversary releases of the Fighting Fantasy (FF) series of books. To celebrate this anniversary Publisher Scholastic have taken on the licence and not only re-published 5 classic Fighting Fantasy books they have also published the first new FF book from series co creator Ian Livingstone since Blood Of The Zombies […]
Before gaming gripped the imagination of children worldwide, Fighting Fantasy was the bestselling fantasy brand that made the reader the hero of every story. In its 35th anniversary year, Scholastic UK is proud to announce the acquisition of Ian Livingstone and Steve Jackson’s classic series of adventure gamebooks which will be republished, repackaged and reignited […]
The follow up to Jonathan Green’s 2014 You Are The Hero has just completed funding on Kickstarter within 24 hours. You Are The Hero celebrates the Fighting Fantasy game book and the culture around them. Approaching the 35th anniversary this new volume covers the more recent developments in the Fighting Fantasy brand. These include the […]
We are delighted to share the cover of?Ian Livingstone?s Blood of the Zombies. It was painted by renowned comic book artist Greg Staples who is best known for his work on?2000AD,?particularly?Judge Dredd.?Ian wanted a cover that had a future-retro look. Blood of the Zombies will be published in the first week of August.