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The Warlock of Firetop Mountain

CYOA (Choose Your Own Adventure) Gamebooks

The Warlock of Firetop Mountain is likely one of the best know gamebooks. These books are often called CYOA (Choose Your Own Adventure) gamebooks. These gamebooks take the readers on an adventure where they can decide the fate of the story by choosing options which will lead them in different directions.

In this particular book, the reader is on a mission to find the warlocks treasure and depending on the "forks in the road (or book in this case) you take - you just might! This book and others like it are currently at a stage of revival - there are even internet sites popping up that use different links to get you through intricate stories like the one presented in this book. Ah, nostalgia:

"Deep in the caverns beneath Firetop Mountain lies an untold wealth of treasure, guarded by a powerful Warlock – or so the rumour goes. Several adventurers like yourself have set off for Firetop Mountain in search of the Warlock's hoard. None have ever returned. Do you dare follow them?     

Your quest is to find the Warlock's treasure, hidden deep within a dungeon populated with a multitude of terrifying monsters. You will need courage, determination and a fair amount of luck if you are to survive all the traps and battles, and reach your goal – the innermost chambers of the Warlock's domain."    

If you get a chance and love these adventure stories, check out The Warlock of Firetop Mountain. You will be glad you did.