Newsletter for Monday, June 26, 2006
Issue: 23

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Faery's Tale Coming Soon

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Faery’s Tale Coming Soon

Carmichael, CA – Faery’s Tale, the interactive storytelling game of faery folklore for ages 6 & up, soars into direct release from Firefly Games in August.

Faery’s Tale debuts in print at GenCon Indy, with Firefly Games releasing a series of teasers and previews, including fiction by Robin D. Laws and an introductory adventure by Patrick Sweeney and Matt Forbeck, in the weeks leading up to its release. A PDF-format version will be released in July.

“This is the game I founded Firefly Games to publish, so while I’m very proud of all our products, I’m thrilled to see Faery’s Tale finally reach print,” said Patrick Sweeney, co-author and company president. “Over the years, I’ve heard from so many people looking for a game to play with their children or non-gamer friends – I think Faery’s Tale fills a real need in our hobby.”

A full product description follows. For more information, see the Faery’s Tale FAQ, coming shortly on A preview of the cover also is available on the site.

Faery’s Tale
Designed by Patrick Sweeney, Sandy Antunes, Christina Stiles, and Robin D. Laws
Cover and interior art by Patricia Ann Lewis-MacDougall
64-pages, softcover, black & white interior
MSRP: $14.95
ISBN: 0-9747671-5-8

You can fly. You can fight. You can save the world. Soar.

Faery’s Tale provides swift, easy-to-learn rules for endless adventures in the wondrous world of the fey. This exciting game lets you take on the role of a pixie, brownie, sprite, or pooka in an enchanted fairy-tale forest. Foil plots by your wicked dark faery kin, rescue youngsters from giants, overthrow sorcerous tyrants, awaken princesses from magical slumbers, watch over faery godchildren or embark on other amazing adventures, happily ever after. Faery’s Tale uses an original dice-pool resolution system, and allows players to use their faery’s precious magical life force, known as Essence, to influence events or change the course of the story. Designed and playtested for ages 6 and up, Faery’s Tale provides plenty of depthy for experienced gamers while also offering an ideal entry to the hobby for children or adults new to roleplaying.

About Firefly Games
Based in California, Firefly Games publishes child- and family-friendly games providing dynamic fun for all ages. The company was founded in 2002 by industry author Patrick Sweeney, and publishes the acclaimed Monster Island series of games, among others.

Contact Patrick Sweeney at for more information.
Visit Firefly Games at

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