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George MacDonald Interview - Matt Chat

Posted by ValH at 9:32 am on 07.25.2022 (1 year ago)

The latest episode of Matt Barton's Matt Chat show features George MacDonald who, back in the '80s, designed the superhero Champio...

Dungeons & Dragons Gold Box Classics - Steam Edition Impressions

Posted by ValH at 10:15 am on 04.21.2022 (2 years ago)

Following the recent Steam release of SSI's Gold Box games, we get this PC Gamer article that takes them out for a spin and shares...

Dungeons & Dragons Gold Box Games Now Live on Steam

Posted by ValH at 9:05 am on 03.31.2022 (2 years ago)

The Gold Box Classics bundle, originally scheduled for a March 25, 2022 release, is now available on Steam. The bundle consists of...

Dungeons & Dragons Gold Box Games Coming to Steam

Posted by ValH at 10:09 am on 03.12.2022 (2 years ago)

If you wouldn't mind having a whole heap of Gold Box games in your Steam library, come March 25, 2022 you'll be able to purchase a...

Rick Francis Interview - Matt Chat

Posted by ValH at 11:10 am on 07.25.2021 (2 years ago)

A few weeks back, Matt Barton checked out a curious Neverwinter Nights module that turns Eye of the Beholder (I and II) into a Nev...

Eye of the Beholder Neverwinter Nights Module - Matt Chat

Posted by ValH at 9:31 am on 07.6.2021 (2 years ago)

Now that you've had a chance to play through Eye of the Beholder and its sequel with a little help from our new subsites, you may ...

GB Feature: Eye of the Beholder Content Overload

Posted by BuckGB at 7:25 pm on 04.10.2021 (3 years ago)

I hope you're ready for a heavy dose of CRPG nostalgia, as we've conjured up a new subsite dedicated to SSI and Westwood's origina...

Opening the Gold Box, Part 7: Back to the Roots

Posted by ValH at 12:12 pm on 11.8.2020 (3 years ago)

What looks to be the final part of The Digital Antiquarian’s “Opening the Gold Box” series of posts takes a close look at th...

Eye of the Beholder Trilogy Giveaway and D&D Sale

Posted by ValH at 9:04 am on 06.18.2020 (3 years ago)

With this year’s D&D Live event upon us, the folks over at are running a special D&D-themed sale, during which y...

Life on the Grid - The Digital Antiquarian

Posted by ValH at 11:01 am on 01.7.2019 (5 years ago)

The latest entry in The Digital Antiquarian blog is dedicated to a number of real-time grid-based dungeon crawlers that followed F...

GOG Video Documentary - Preserving Gaming's Past & Future

Posted by ValH at 12:33 pm on 07.23.2018 (5 years ago)

While not explicitly RPG-related, the new Noclip documentary is dedicated to GOG's ongoing video game-preserving efforts, and it d...

PC Gamer's History of RPGs

Posted by ValH at 9:55 am on 05.20.2017 (7 years ago)

Richard Cobbett, a well-known pundit when it comes to RPGs, has put together a comprehensive guide to PC RPGs, starting from way b...

Opening the Gold Box, Part 5: All That Glitters is Not Gold

Posted by BuckGB at 8:20 pm on 04.1.2017 (7 years ago)

The advancements they made in Curse of the Azure Bonds, player reception to Secret of the Silver Blades, the major drop in sales f...

Gold Box Companion and The All-Seeing Eye Tools for SSI Enthusiasts

Posted by BuckGB at 5:53 pm on 01.16.2017 (7 years ago)

At the tail end of Matt Barton's most recent "Matt Chat" installment, he brings word of two lesser known tools that immediately pi...

WatchMojo's Top 10 RPGs From the 80s and 90s

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 11:47 am on 03.4.2016 (8 years ago) has compiled a top 10 of Western role-playing games published during the 80s and 90s, which excludes MMORPGs and onl...

Eye of the Beholder IV Fan Project Coming to IndieGoGo

Posted by BuckGB at 12:29 am on 03.4.2016 (8 years ago)

I'm not sure if the project will squeak by the inevitable legal turmoil that will result when Wizards of the Coast catches wind of...

Thirteen Gold Box D&D Classics Released on GOG

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 3:02 pm on 08.20.2015 (8 years ago)

The Gold Box games have always been one of the few blind spots in GOG's impressive Dungeons & Dragons catalog of games until t...

Eye of the Beholder Retrospective Review

Posted by BuckGB at 11:34 am on 06.14.2015 (8 years ago)

It's fairly difficult not to reminisce about the many great games Westwood Associates/Studios brought to our hard drives as I read...

SSI Gold Box/Silver Box Series Retrospectives

Posted by BuckGB at 11:15 pm on 10.4.2013 (10 years ago)

The nostalgic fellows at World 1-1 have been busy cranking out retrospectives for many of the AD&D-based titles that SSI developed...

Joel Billings Video Interview, Part Four

Posted by BuckGB at 4:10 am on 04.1.2013 (11 years ago)

The fourth and final installment to Matt Barton's video interview with SSI president Joel Billings is now available as Matt Chat #...

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