Role-playing Modules
Location: Chalannabrad, Eelsea
References: 7 in part one
Publication details
Author(s): Andrew Wright
Illustrator(s): Michael Wolmarans
First published: July 2012
Publication: Fighting Fantazine (Issue 9)
Previous Module: The Tower of Credos
Next Module: Le Tambour de Gondrim
Published: N/A
Publication: N/A

The Hunt for the Black Whale is a fan written Advanced Fighting Fantasy adventure by Andrew Wright. Part one was first published online in issue 9 of Fighting Fantazine in 2012. Part two has not yet been published.


Call me Yshmaal! I've been sailing the seas of Titan longer than I care to remember. I've sailed the sea of blood, battled the demons of the deep, and survived an island of the undead. But the time I wish to tell you about is far worse than any of those. It concerns the time I joined the ill-fated hunt of the Black Whale...[1]


The adventure in general follows the original rules set down in Advanced Fighting Fantasy – The Roleplaying Game.


The interior illustrations are by Michael Wolmarans. There is one big illustration and one small (repeated) illustration. There are also deck plans of the good ship Questrel.

Main CharactersEdit

  • Akab - Captain of the Questrel
  • Nxosa the Spearer
  • Vikkle the Cook (Flayer)
  • Yishmaal - Priest of Hydana
  • Zung - First Mate



Intertextual RelationsEdit

Of course this adventure is inspired by Moby Dick by Herman Melville. "Call me Ishmael." is one of world literature's most famous opening sentences and is clearly recalled in the opening of this adventure.

In the adventure introduction mentioned above, there are clear references to Seas of Blood, Demons of the Deep and Island of the Undead. Other adventures explicitely mentioned in the "Starting Play" session are Stormslayer and The Crown of Kings.

Further NotesEdit

Only the first part of the adventure is available. While the second and last part was announced to follow in next issue of Fighting Fantazine, it has so far not been published.

See AlsoEdit

External LinksEdit


  1. Fighting Fantazine Issue 9 - p.76

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