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Fan Based TFT Links.   This list is dedicated to Joe Hartley for keeping TFT on the internet for all those years.

Fan TFT Website links       1 May 2023     

Here is a listing of many websites about The Fantasy Trip.  Most of these are made by fans of the game and deal with the original Metagaming version of the 1980s.

There are some that now include The Fantasy Trip Legacy version.

Compiled by John Paul Bakshoian.  Current as of May 2023.

If you come across sites dealing with TFT that are not on the list or if you want your TFT data on here, send me an email at: and put TFT in the subject line.  You can also let me know if a link does not work.


Steve Jackson Games – The Fantasy Trip Forum.  Started November 2017, the haven for TFT Legacy.  

Home page to Hartley's The Fantasy Trip website.  This is a routing page with many connecting links. ... then click on  archives of the TFT list

The mother of all TFT sites.  Started in June 1998 to November 2021, these are articles, ideas, discussions, suggestions and comments by fans about the original TFT.  Over 20 years of in depth fun.

A TFT Wiki page.  Rules and Variations, Talents, Spells, Races & Bestiary, TFT Basics, Homebrew Adventures, Crossroads Cidri, Famous Fantasy characters w/ TFT stats, Game Aids,    Rick Smith

This site has various essays and files on TFT.

List of Original Metagaming TFT rulebooks and TFT in Interplay Mag

TOC of each Interplay Mag

Metagaming Game Index and Descriptions

Andrew Morriss  Homebrew rules  


Ty Beard - New Weapons & Armor, Job Risk Rolls, High Tech TFT   [Way Back Machine]   

Ty Beard's TFT Traveller

Traveller Trip

brett slocum – Tekumel TFT; Bill Seurer's House Rules (private setting)

Brett Slocum' Tekumel TFT Ruleset for sale – 45 pages

Notes on Slocum's Tekumel project

Tracy Harm's TFT Tekumel 1980 campaign

Resouce for TFT.  Campaigns, Beastiary, Magic Items, TFT Rules for AirBender*?, House Rules*?, Harry Potter House Rules*?


Arthurian Tales inspired by TFT & Grail Quest

Making hex terrain, photos of games, scenarios

Apocalypse TFT

TFT Campaign World

TFT Campaign World routing page.  Many potential campaigns that were stillborn.

TFT Campaign World, TFT Website Links

Races, character flaws, Equipment List      

David Grouchy - TFT Campaign World, house rules, Solo Adventures

Great source for Legacy TFT.  Anything from nuts and bolts rulings to character creation to TFT Adventures.  Adventures, TFT Fanfict Stories, Homebrew rules and I especially like his My Take On Certain Rules of the Game: Going through ITL commenting on rules by page number.  I love that.

Anthony Shostak's gameworld, New TFT Monsters and musings on all things The Fantasy Trip and philosophical articles about TFT and reviews of TFT products.


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Homebrew Rules, TFT Errata   

Cas Liber.  [Way Back Machine]. - New Monsters, Animals, Plants, Cidri Data

New Monsters, Hexes & cardboard figures

Comparisons to Dark City Games rules.  Battle Report and comparison of TFT vs GURPS vs Legends of the Ancient World.

Campaign set in Elyntia.  Cidri, Bendwyn and other locations.  Additional house rules & Spells.  Mnoren as Gods.


Google Docs articles and charts for TFT

Anomylous wizard page

Some TFT Musings and comparisons to Heroes & Other Worlds. (search TFT)

TFT that could have been, thoughts on Mnoren

Thieves in TFT     

Howard Kistler - TFT Legacy stuff:  Shamat hexagonal Mapping tool, author of Book of Unlife, Dungeon of the Month.

TFT Creatures Beastiary; Convert from TFT to Blades; many articles about TFT under the older Gaming button

Using the Rainy City (city campaign) with TFT (halfway down the page)

The Fantasy Trip facebook page

RVA_Grandpa has a year of TFT blog.

History of TFT, list showing all mags that TFT was in

Review of original ITL 2002


Legacy TFT and other TFT booklets



TFT questions -  summer 2018

Article about old TFT

Original TFT comments

The Return of The Fantasy Trip? Fan pondering in 2005

TFT Clones

Metagaming stuff

Metagaming TFT list

TFT Limited Publishing Agreement Coming Soon.  Still no more data since February 2020

Security Station copy


These links are inactive as of May 2023



Mark's TFT page.  Counters, Rules, Armor, Tech Level, Strength, Monsters


Great site with House Rules, Spells, Talents, Bestiary, BEST OF ALL a great TFT Links page updated 12/2018.  Fear in TFT


Google Communities The Fantasy Trip page


Players of The Fantasy Trip by Steve Jackson Games.  Don't know much about it.  Looks like it might be online gaming?     


      Inactive May 2021

Another TFT facebook page.

   Bret Slocum     Possibly Inactive?

Bill Seurer's House Rules, TFT Tekumel



Here is a listing of websites about RPG or Miniatures in general.  These might have game aids or ideas for you to ponder.

Incredible village, town and city layouts for your use.