So, Andy and I ran into this book at Owlcon. *sigh* Maybe it’s time to find a new name for my RPG.
Lost Worlds is a “combat picture book game” designed and trademarked by Alfred Leonardi and originally published in 1983 by Nova Game Designs. The game has had many publishers, including Chessex, Emithill, Flying Buffalo and Greysea. In 1984, Lost Worlds won the Charles Roberts/Origins Award for Best Fantasy Boardgame of 1983.
In 1999 Pyramid magazine named Lost Worlds as one of the Millennium’s Best Games. Editor Scott Haring described the game as a “great, short, take-to-a-con and kill a couple minutes kind of game
There is also Lost Worlds the TV Show, but I’m not as concerned about that one.