Mark Smith is the author of several fantasy gamebooks.


Early LifeEdit

Smith is of Czech-Hungarian/English descent, his mother was brought as a child from Hungary, settling in the UK just before the Second World War. Born in Birmingham, Smith was educated in Brighton and went on to gain a MA in Experimental Psychology from Oxford University and spent some time racing in Formula Renault. He met Jamie Thomson whilst at school in Brighton and cites his gaming career as having begun with original Dungeons & Dragons in 1976.[1]


Today, Smith remains in south-east England and working in the field of software testing and quality assurance for NMQA - Software Testing.


Fighting FantasyEdit


Fighting Fantasy GamebooksEdit

Outside of Fighting FantasyEdit


The series Duelmaster, Falcon and Way of the Tiger, all of which he co-authored with Jamie Thomson.

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  1. Duelmaster 1 (Armada Publishing, 1986)