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Obsidian’s Chris Avellone discusses his career as designer

Chris Avellone has been designing games in some capacity for over 16-years, and he had discussed his career and the challenges it has brought in a new interview. It’s a must-read for anyone thinking about getting into the design side of the games industry.

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Planescape: Torment headlines

  • GoG's D&D Dynamo Stacking Promo is quite awesome

    GoG.com is holding a really nice weekend deal called the D&D Dynamo Stacking Promo. It contains enough D&D titles to shake a stick at, including Baldurs Gate, Icewind Dale, Neverwinter Nights, Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone, The Temple of Elemental Evil, Planescape: Torment and others. If you want all 10 games, it will run you $21.10. […]

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  • Torment: Tides of Numenera dated December 2014

    Torment: Tides of Numenera developer inXile Entertainment has dated its spiritual successor to Planescape: Torment for December next year.

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  • Planescape license up for grabs, says Wizards of the Coast

    Wizards of the Coast has said it would “absolutely consider” licensing its Planescape Dungeons & Dragons setting, despite suggestions from InXile that the publisher had shut down negotiations.

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  • Planescape: Torment sequel gets Avellone's blessing

    Planescape: Torment has been rumoured for the sequel treatment following chatter from Obsidian’s Chris Avellone and one of the writers on the original Chris McComb. As Avellone is too busy with the Project Eternity Kickstarter, he has given McComb his permission to proceed with the game with Wasteland 2 developer InXile’s help. Set geekgasm sensors […]

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  • Planescape: Torment designer hints at follow up

    One of the designers of Planescape: Torment has hinted that a follow-up may be on the way, just as word arrives that inXile holds a related trademark.

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  • Diamonds of D&D pack on GoG gives you nine games for $30

    A Diamonds of Dungeon & Dragons pack is available on GoG.com. It comes with nine games for $30.01: Baldur’s Gate 2 Complete, Baldur’s Gate: The Original Saga, Dungeons & Dragons: Dragonshard, Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone, Icewind Dale Complete, Icewind Dale 2 Complete, Neverwinter Nights: Diamond Edition, Planescape: Torment, and The Temple of Elemental Evil. Head […]

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  • Avellone "very tempted" by D&D-free Planescape Kickstarter

    Legendary RPG designer Chris Avellone has some idea of where a crowd-funded follow up to Planescape: Torment, and it doesn’t involve sticking to the Dungeons & Dragons ruleset.

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  • Impulse has D&D Anthology: The Master Collection on sale for $10

    Impulse is holding a really, really nice sale for those of you interested in PC games based on the D&D Universe or who are just RPG fans. Called the Dungeons & Dragons Anthology: The Master Collection, the pack contains Baldur’s Gate 1 & 2 plus expansions, Icewind Dale 1 & 2 plus expansions, Planescape: Torment, […]

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  • Two classic RPG bundles due November 15

    Atari has announced two new PC collections of its Dungeons & Dragons-based back catalogue, including Planescape: Torment, Neverwinter Nights, Baldur’s Gate, and The Temple of Elemental Evil.

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  • Obsidian CEO considers return to Planescape: Torment

    The idea of a sequel to beloved PC RPG Planescape: Torment isn’t completely off the table, admits Obsidian CEO Feargus Urquhart.

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