Steve Jackson Games made an announcement about The Fantasy Trip at GAMA and followed up with more info over at the Steve Jackson Games website:
At the GAMA Trade Show, just ended in Reno, we announced that the relaunch of The Fantasy Trip will start with miniboxed editions of the two combat games, Melee and Wizard, each retailing for $14.95.
The Fantasy Trip was Steve Jackson's first RPG. Its first part, Melee, was published in 1977. TFT was published by Metagaming, which went out of business about 1982, and TFT has been unsupported since then, and only available on the secondary market.
In late 2017, Steve regained the rights to the eight TFT releases that he had written himself: Melee, Wizard, Death Test, Death Test 2, Advanced Melee, Advanced Wizard, In The Labyrinth, and Tollenkar's Lair.
Most if not all of this material will be republished. The format is totally up in the air right now . . .You can find more details at the link above.
That makes me happy.ReplyDelete
What would an example of an RPG minibox be? I haven't seen that terminology used before.ReplyDelete
Back in the day, most of Steve Jackson Games released their games in thin plastic boxes approx. the size of a DVD or Blueray case. For an example, the original Car Wars line was released in this format.Delete
TFT was one of my first war games / rpgs. I still have all those products listed. Brings back tons of memories. Good times.ReplyDelete
I had great fun with Melee/TFT. Who remembers the teeny-tiny counters for dropped weapons, lol?ReplyDelete
I have most of them still, too. In bad shape from use and but I have them. And yes, those tiny dropped weapons. I actually still have those.ReplyDelete