Heroes & Legends: Introducing 3 Legendary Guest Writers! | Bardsung

Bardsung is your hero's journey. Your quest to achieve feats so great that you become a legend, forever immortalised in bardsong.

Fitting, then, that gaming industry heroes and legends Rhianna Pratchett (Lara Croft reboot; Fighting Fantasy: Crystal of Storms), Ian Livingstone CBE (Fighting Fantasy books; industry founding father), and Sara Thompson (Combat Wheelchair design and mechanics) are guest writing for Bardsung!

(With further guest stars soon to be revealed...)

Rhianna Pratchett


An award-winning video game writer, Rhianna has wrestled the wild beasts of words on titles such as Heavenly SwordMirror’s Edge, the entire Overlord series, Tomb Raider and Rise of the Tomb Raider.

She's written for film and TV, and is the co-director of Narrativia, the company that controls the rights to the works of Sir Terry Pratchett, her late father.

In the world of comics, Rhianna has worked for DC, Dark Horse, Dynamite and Kodansha. Most recently, she wrote the Fighting Fantasy novel Crystal of Storms—the first female author in Fighting Fantasy history!

Work on Bardsung

Rhianna will be writing a campaign storyline and adventure! (Full details to be revealed during the campaign.)

Twitter: @rhiprattchett

Ian Livingstone CBE


Legendary Ian Livingstone is a household name in the world of roleplaying games. He co-founded Games Workshop in 1975, launching Dungeons & Dragons in Europe and, later, Warhammer.

Ian co-wrote The Warlock of Firetop Mountain, the first Fighting Fantasy gamebook, and also Deathtrap Dungeon, the series which sold 20 million copies worldwide.

As Executive Chairman of Eidos, he's launched many blockbuster video games (including Lara Croft: Tomb Raider ).

Twitter @ian_livingstone

Work on Bardsung

Ian will be writing a Bardsung adventure! (Full details to be revealed during the Kickstarter campaign.)

Sara Thompson


A writer and advocate for disability representation in tabletop roleplaying games, Sara recently wrote and designed the mechanics for the Combat Wheelchair that can be used in fifth edition Dungeons & Dragons.

She has worked for RTalsorianGames on The Witcher and sensitivity-read for games such as Castle Falkenstein

Sara also recently worked with Bardsung sculptors Russ Charles and Tom Lishman, Sculptor at SFG, to develop miniatures for her Combat Wheelchair supplement. 

Work on Bardsung

Sara will be writing a Bardsung adventure! (Full details to be revealed during the campaign.)

Twitter @mustangsart

More to be Announced!

Full details of each adventure will be unlocked throughout the Kickstarter campaign, launching 10th November 2020, and more guest writers will be announced soon.

Join the party, hero. Follow the Bardsung campaign here!