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Item - The Dungeons of Torgar

(Original British (Beaver) edition)
(Original British (Beaver) edition)
(Original British (Beaver) edition)
(British (Red Fox) edition, 1992 reprint)
(British (Red Fox) edition, 1992 reprint)
(British (Red Fox) edition, 1992 reprint)
(American edition, first printing)
(American edition, first printing)
(American edition, first printing)
(American edition, sixth printing)
(American edition, sixth printing)
(Lone Wolf (2007-) edition)
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Combined Summary

Online Full Text: Project Aon (Project Aon edition)
Series: Lone Wolf (1984-1998) — no. 10
Lone Wolf (2007-) no. 10
Platform: Web Browser (Project Aon edition)
Translated Into: Dans les entrailles de Torgar (French)
Die Kerker von Torgar (German)
Las mazmorras de Torgar (Spanish)
Penjara Torgar (Malay)
Le segrete di Torgar (Italian)
Torgars fängelsehålor (Swedish)
Torgarské kobky (Czech)
Author: Dever, Joe
Illustrators: Jones, Peter Andrew (British (Red Fox) edition - cover; British (Red Fox) edition, 1992 reprint - cover)
McPheeters, Neal (American edition, first printing - cover; American edition, sixth printing - cover)
Salmon, Brian (Original British (Beaver) edition - cover; Project Aon edition - cover)
Williams, Brian (Original British (Beaver) edition - interior; American edition, first printing - interior; British (Red Fox) edition - interior; American edition, sixth printing - interior; British (Red Fox) edition, 1992 reprint - interior)
Dates: 1987 (Original British (Beaver) edition)
July, 1988 (American edition, first printing)
1990 (British (Red Fox) edition)
1992 (British (Red Fox) edition, 1992 reprint)
June 15, 2002 (Project Aon edition)
2009 (Lone Wolf (2007-) edition)
ISBNs: 0099512505 / 9780099512509 (Original British (Beaver) edition, British (Red Fox) edition, British (Red Fox) edition, 1992 reprint)
0425109305 / 9780425109304 (American edition, first printing, American edition, sixth printing)
Length: 350 sections (Original British (Beaver) edition, British (Red Fox) edition, British (Red Fox) edition, 1992 reprint, American edition, first printing, American edition, sixth printing, Project Aon edition)
Number of Endings: 16 (not including failure by loss of points) (Original British (Beaver) edition, British (Red Fox) edition, British (Red Fox) edition, 1992 reprint, American edition, first printing, American edition, sixth printing, Project Aon edition)
Cover Price: US$2.95 (American edition, first printing)
US$3.99 (American edition, sixth printing)
User Summary: The Darklords have control of the final three Lorestones, but you have learned that they are currently held in the dungeons beneath the Drakkar fortress of Torgar.
Demian's Thoughts:

While reading this book, I did realize that I owe a lot of my appreciation of Lone Wolf to nostalgia. While I still give the series plenty of credit for its fun system and its story continuity, I think that I would find its shallow characters and silly location names a lot less thrilling if not for the fact that I know they were created by Joe Dever. I guess I still cannot claim to be unbiased. That being said, this was yet another fun adventure. It's highly replayable since the first choice leads to two different story branches that allow wildly different events to be experienced during the first half of the story. After that, it's time for some reunions and daring deeds leading up to a gigantic cliffhanger. Of course, it could have benefit from better characterization (I dare you to tell two Lone Wolf characters apart) and some elaboration (much of the adventure feels a little bit rushed), but it's Lone Wolf. It's hard not to enjoy it, flaws and all.

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Special Thanks:Thanks to Tan Hong Kiat for the Beaver cover scan and Marcus Pearse for the Red Fox cover scan that were previously used here; thanks to Ryan Lynch for all of the current British images.
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Known Editions

Original British (Beaver) edition
British (Red Fox) edition
British (Red Fox) edition, 1992 reprint
American edition, first printing
American edition, sixth printing
Project Aon edition
Lone Wolf (2007-) edition (in The Dungeons of Torgar (reissue))

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