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Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden Adventure Book Released

Posted by ValH at 10:24 am on 09.16.2020 (1 year ago)

Revealed earlier this year during the official D&D Live event, Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden is the latest adventure b...

The Not-Quite-Making of Baldur's Gate III and Chris Avellone Interview

Posted by ValH at 11:40 am on 11.12.2018 (2 years ago)

With a fresh batch of rumors about a possible Baldur's Gate sequel swirling around, the folks over at PCGamesN have reached out to...

Pillars of Eternity and the Infinity Engine Era of RPGs Shacknews Mega-feature

Posted by ValH at 10:17 am on 10.6.2018 (2 years ago)

If you feel nostalgic for Interplay's Infinity Engine RPGs, or alternatively if you've enjoyed Obsidian Entertainment's Infinity E...

Josh Sawyer Video Interview

Posted by ValH at 9:09 am on 06.27.2018 (3 years ago)

Having started his game-making career at Black Isle Studios in 1999, by now Josh Sawyer is one of the more recognizable names in t...

Josh Sawyer Interview and Podcast

Posted by ValH at 10:33 am on 09.7.2017 (4 years ago)

If you ever wanted to know more about Obsidian Entertainment's Josh Sawyer and his career than some might consider reasonable, thi...

The Last Days of Black Isle Studios

Posted by ValH at 11:24 am on 09.2.2017 (4 years ago)

By now you've probably noticed the recent surge in Obsidian-related articles across the Gamer Network websites that include USgame...

Beamdog's Trent Oster on Missing Icewind Dale II Source Code

Posted by BuckGB at 4:19 pm on 07.8.2017 (4 years ago)

Given the fact that it was the last of the Infinity Engine games to be released, was created by a highly experienced development t...

Icewind Dale II Source Code Missing, Enhanced Edition Patches Detailed

Posted by ValH at 10:29 am on 07.7.2017 (4 years ago)

The latest Beamblog post sends out an open call for the Icewind Dale II source code, after Beamdog's failure to locate it on their...

IGN's Top 100 RPGs of All Time, Part 2

Posted by ValH at 3:42 pm on 05.3.2017 (4 years ago)

The second part of IGN's Top 100 RPGs has been revealed. Entries 61-80 include a disproportionate number of Japanese games with se...

Chris Avellone Livestream Interview

Posted by ValH at 11:29 pm on 02.4.2017 (4 years 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 (4 years 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 (7 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 (7 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 (7 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 (7 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 (8 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 (8 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 (8 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 (9 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 (9 years ago)

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

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