January 2011

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: