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Chris Avellone Livestream Interview

Posted by ValH at 11:29 pm on 02.4.2017 (1 month ago)

The one and only Chris Avellone participated in a livestreamed interview with Colm Larkin, the creator of Guild of Dungeoneering f...

Josh Sawyer Interview

Posted by ValH at 12:27 pm on 12.28.2016 (3 months ago)

RPG Codex has published an interview they conducted with Obsidian Entertainment's Josh Sawyer. It is extremely long and goes into ...

Chris Avellone Interview

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 7:17 am on 09.16.2014 (2 years ago)

Dutch website Pixelcake has published an interview with Chris Avellone, and luckily for us, they offer an English version, which I...

Josh Sawyer on How to Balance an RPG

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 7:56 am on 08.23.2014 (2 years ago)

Obsidian Entertainment's designer J.E. Sawyer, who's currently working as the project director and lead designer for their Kicksta...

D&D Titles Get Language Packs and Macintosh Ports

Posted by BuckGB at 8:20 pm on 04.19.2014 (2 years ago)

A celebration is in order if you're an OS X gamer, as has announced that Baldur's Gate: The Original Saga, Baldur's Gate I...

J.E. Sawyer Reminisces on Icewind Dale II

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 8:29 am on 02.10.2014 (3 years ago)

Prompted by a question he received on his Tumblr blog, J.E. Sawyer (currently project lead on Pillars of Eternity, but more import...

How Dungeons & Dragons Inspired Classic PC Games

Posted by BuckGB at 12:48 am on 09.28.2013 (3 years ago)

While there's absolutely no denying that Dungeons & Dragons has had an enormous influence on the video game landscape over the pas...

Josh Sawyer on When Features Die

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 9:23 am on 02.3.2013 (4 years ago)

Josh Sawyer has taken a Formspring question on features getting cut to YouTube to answer it appropriately, and goes over various e...

J.E. Sawyer Video Interview

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 4:46 pm on 11.5.2012 (4 years ago)

The latest episode of Matt Barton's Matt Chat video series is an interview with Obsidian Entertainment's Josh Sawyer discussing hi...

Black Isle Studios Revival Incoming?

Posted by sear at 2:47 pm on 08.22.2012 (4 years ago)

Word has quickly spread of an upcoming rebirth of the famous RPG developer, Black Isle Studios, after the appearance of a brand ne...

J.E. Sawyer Interview

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 7:35 am on 06.22.2012 (4 years ago)

As part of their ongoing "Knights of the Roleplaying Table" interview series, the folks at have asked some general RPG...

The Infinity Engine Goes Open-Source and Cross-Platform, Sorta

Posted by BuckGB at 7:11 pm on 02.15.2012 (5 years ago)

BioWare's Infinity Engine is the greatest RPG engine ever created. There, I said it. Sure, it doesn't support true turn-based co...

Dungeons & Dragons Anthology and Neverwinter Nights Complete Promotional Trailer

Posted by BuckGB at 12:59 am on 12.17.2011 (5 years ago)

Even though the two compilation packs were technically announced over a month ago, it wasn't until today that Atari sent us over a...

Dungeons & Dragons Premium Collections Announced

Posted by BuckGB at 1:58 pm on 11.10.2011 (5 years ago)

Atari fired over a press release late yesterday announcing plans to release two more retail Dungeons & Dragons bundle packs, with ...

GB Feature: Icewind Dale: The Past, Present, and Future Editorial

Posted by BuckGB at 7:53 pm on 10.27.2011 (5 years ago)

Despite the fact that our interview with Obsidian Entertainment's Feargus Urquhart from earlier this year was never able to be pub...

J.E. Sawyer Interview

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 8:17 am on 09.26.2011 (5 years ago)

After chatting with a number of developers for his "Unmasking the Gamers" features, including Chris Avellone, also from Obsidian E...

Good Old Games Turns Three, The Witcher 2 and D&D Titles on Sale

Posted by BuckGB at 4:59 pm on 09.22.2011 (5 years ago)

CD Projekt made several important announcements during the Fall Conference, including the fact that they're approaching their 6th ...

Baldur's Gate, Icewind Dale, and NWN Series Now Available From GamersGate

Posted by BuckGB at 6:15 pm on 08.1.2011 (5 years ago)

In the event that you're not a fan of Good Old Games or Impulse, you should know that you can now pick up Baldur's Gate, Baldur's ...

Chris Avellone Interview

Posted by BuckGB at 6:56 pm on 07.7.2011 (5 years ago)

Yet another interview with Obsidian Entertainment creative director and RPG-developing veteran Chris Avellone has surfaced on the ...

Rolling Your Own

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 4:12 pm on 06.27.2011 (5 years ago)

Rampant Games' Jay Barnson writes on character generation on his blog, and why he doesn't consider it an integral part of the role...

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