Warlock Issue 9
Location: Titan and various
Publication details
Editor(s)-in-Chief: Steve Jackson &
Ian Livingstone
Editor(s): Steve Williams (Assistant Editor)
Paul Mason (Editorial Assitant)
Mary Common (Art and Production Editor)
Peter Darvill-Evans (Publications Manager)
Interior Illustrator(s): Trevor Hammond, Leo Hartas, Daniel Loveday, Dave Pearson
Cover illustrator: Christos Achilleos
Publisher: Games Workshop
First published: March 1986

Warlock Issue 9 was published in 1986 and the editorial talks about the move of the Games Workshop from London to Nottingham and the contributions of Graeme Davis.


The cover is illustrated by Christos Achilleos.


Omens and AuguriesEdit

Jamie Thomson continues to supply Fighting Fantasy, gamebook, and RPG news.

Monster ConversionsEdit

Graeme Davis explains how to adapt the stats of various people/monsters from other gamebook/RPG series for use in Fighting Fantasy campaigns. Series featured for conversion here are: The Way of the Tiger, Lone Wolf, The World of Lone Wolf, Golden Dragon Gamebooks, Grailquest, Falcon, Demonspawn, Forbidden Gateway, Tunnels and Trolls and Dungeons & Dragons.

Derek the TrollEdit

The comic that previously featured in issue 7 returns. By Lew Stringer, the comic sees Derek the Troll "volunteered" to slay a cavern beast.

The Arcane ArchiveEdit

The reviews section with reviews by Paul Cockburn. Reviewed this issue were:

The Warlock's QuillEdit

This section had letters from readers published and responded to by the editor. It includes error spotting in Out of the Pit and The Temple of Testing short adventure. The illustration was by Trevor Hammond.

Paint Yer DragonEdit

Formerly titled "Fantasy in Miniature", Rick Priestly's figurine column continues with a look at the basics of painting miniatures.

Magical Items in Fighting FantasyEdit

Graeme Davis gives some guidelines for GameMasters of the Fighting Fantasy multi-player system on how to deal with magical items in their gaming adventures. It was illustrated by Dave Pearson.

The Ring of Seven TerrorsEdit

Main article: The Ring of Seven Terrors

A multi-player adventure by Graeme Davis that also doubles as the "Out of the Pit" for this issue. Illustrated by Trevor Hammond, it is set at the Barrow of the Hunched King.

Arkenor and Max - Part VIEdit

A continuation of the characters by Ian McDonald, the winner of the "Cartoon Competition" of issue 2.

Fortress ThrongardEdit

Main article: Fortress Throngard (mini-ff)

From Tom Williams of Twickenham and illustrated by Leo Hartas, the adventure is set in the Fortress Throngard.

Warlock Competition ResultsEdit

Presented are six illustrations of The Warlock from the runners-up in the competition. The winner would be announced in the following issue.


See AlsoEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 Warlock Issue 9 - p.11
  2. 2.0 2.1 Warlock Issue 9 - p.13

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