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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 (3 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 (3 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 II Content Overload

Posted by BuckGB at 4:37 pm on 06.26.2021 (3 years ago)

You can continue your foray into SSI and Westwood's classic Eye of the Beholder series without worry of missing anything, as we're...

Eye of the Beholder Trilogy Giveaway and D&D Sale

Posted by ValH at 9:04 am on 06.18.2020 (4 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...

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...

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...

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 #...

Joel Billings Video Interview, Part Three

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 1:44 pm on 02.11.2013 (11 years ago)

The third and latest part of Matt Barton's interview with SSI's Joel Billings deals with the developer's Gold Box RPG series, whic...

Joel Billings Video Interview, Part Two

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 1:13 pm on 02.4.2013 (11 years ago)

Matt Barton has published the second part of his Joel Billings interview (you can find the first part here). This time it covers S...

Joel Billings Video Interview, Part One

Posted by BuckGB at 2:46 am on 01.21.2013 (11 years ago)

Our friend Matt Barton managed to track down Strategic Simulations, Inc. founder Joel Billings for a lengthy video interview, the ...

Lousy Choices and Linear Dungeons

Posted by WorstUsernameEver at 5:59 pm on 01.17.2012 (12 years ago)

Jay 'Rampant Coyote' Barnson has written another one of his posts dedicated to role-playing game design and this time analyzes mod...

Forgotten Ruins: The Roots of CRPGs - SSI

Posted by BuckGB at 7:02 am on 12.7.2010 (13 years ago)

Bitmob is taking a stab at spotlighting the 30-year history of computer role-playing games in a new series of retrospectives they'...

Know Your Gaming Roots

Posted by BuckGB at 9:16 pm on 11.15.2010 (13 years ago)

Despite many glaring omissions on The Escapist's "Know Your Gaming Roots" developer list, it's still a reasonable read if you'd li...

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