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Icewind Dale II - Matt Chat

Posted by ValH at 10:15 am on 09.10.2022 (1 year ago)

When Icewind Dale II originally launched back in 2002, and it was using the 3rd Edition of Dungeons & Dragons, it felt like th...

GOG "Celebrate RPGs" Sale Live

Posted by ValH at 8:45 am on 08.5.2022 (1 year ago)

In order to celebrate the 22nd anniversary since the original release of Icewind Dale II, GOG brings us a special "Celebrate RPGs"...

Icewind Dale II - Playing as a Party of Evil Mages

Posted by ValH at 9:31 am on 04.10.2022 (2 years ago)

Having played through the opening section of Icewind Dale II with a party consisting of six Red Wizards, PC Gamer brings us their ...

Black Isle Studios Retrospective

Posted by ValH at 10:07 am on 04.3.2022 (2 years ago)

While this PC Gamer retrospective dedicated to Black Isle Studios and their games is unlikely to tell you anything you don't alrea...

Icewind Dale: Rime of the Frostmaiden Adventure Book Released

Posted by ValH at 10:24 am on 09.16.2020 (3 years 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 (5 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 (5 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 (5 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 (6 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 (6 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 (6 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 (6 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 (7 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 (7 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 (7 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 (9 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 (9 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 (10 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 (10 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 (10 years ago)

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

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