The Markov Fairy Book

To: The various human peoples of Earth

Illustration by Henry Justice Ford
Illustration by Henry Justice Ford

If you know one thing about me, it is that I am incorrigibly lazy. Truly, I daresay all great wizards are. After all, what but the most extreme and perverse forms of laziness would drive a body to magic in the first place?

Indeed, though I am a lazy old man I do still have my little hobbies that keep me busy even when I have determined to do a great deal of nothing. As with my magical vocation, these projects are largely concerned with enabling my inborn laziness.

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The Dungeon of Abkadev, a Solo Adventure Gamebook

The Dungeon of Abkadev is a gamebook you can print.
The Dungeon of Abkadev is designed to be printed on any home laser printer.

Greetings, fellow travelers through the twisted, labyrinthine world of arcane madness that are solo adventure gamebooks!

The Dungeon of Abkadev is a short adventure  in the classic Fighting Fantasy style that casts you in the role of apprentice mage navigating a the trap-filled maze of a mad, evil, (and dare I say madly evil) arch-mage.

Using nothing more than the skill of your sword arm and your magical talents, you will face a veritable rogue’s gallery of horrors from fungoid horrors to cannibal guards.

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Ghost of Lion Castle – a D&D Solo Adventure

OSRPG rules like Bob Moldvay’s Dungeons and Dragons Basic Rules are enjoying a renaissance thanks in part to PDF distribution and print and play gaming.

Do you remember this Dungeons and Dragons solo adventure module from 1984? It features an adventure through a haunted, lion-shaped castle in the “world of Sargon the Wizard” for characters level 1-3 using the Basic Dungeons and Dragons rule system.

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