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Avadon: The Black Fortress announced

Spiderweb Software posted a page for a new game slated for release in early 2011: You are a servant of Avadon. The Black Fortress. Your job is to protect the Pact, five nations that have banded together in a fragile alliance. The purpose of the Pact: To hold back the waves of invaders that seek […]

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Telepath RPG: Servants of God demo released

First, full disclosure: this is my game. That having been said, this is legit news that’s been posted elsewhere. To avoid the appearance of impropriety, I’ll just quote RPGWatch: Craig Stern from Sinister Design dropped us a line to say they have released a demo for their indie game, Telepath RPG: Servants of God. I […]

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Eschalon Book II release dates announced

Basilisk Games have announced the release dates for their upcoming indie RPG Eschalon: Book II: Windows: May 12, 2010 Macintosh and Linux: May 26, 2010 What’s more, if Basilisk is to be believed, this is going to be one long game: Book II is big. First time through on difficult mode will take most players […]

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April Fools’ Giveaway Contest

Jay Barnson, the indie developer working on the RPG Frayed Knights, is having a giveaway tomorrow on indie titles from his games store. (He mostly sells indie RPGs, so this is a good opportunity for people looking to expand their knowledge of the oeuvre.)

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PARPG faces its own apocalypse, seeks new project lead

Martin Vohland is stepping down as the project manager of PARPG (Post-Apocalyptic RPG), citing real-life commitments and waning output from his team. PARPG, for those of you who don’t know, was an RPG in the Fallout vein set in wintery northern Europe.

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Basilisk seeks beta testers

Basilisk Games, of Eschalon: Book I fame, is now seeking beta testers for the creatively named sequel Eschalon: Book II. Quoth their application page: You will need a minimum of 20-40 hours of free time over a 3-4 week period to properly test Book II. Presumably, this means Eschalon: Book II will be getting released […]

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Avernum 6 released!

Jeff Vogel is, in his own words, “older than the stones and the dirt.” He’s been releasing indie RPGs since 1994, which makes him one of the great-grandaddies of the indie RPG scene. Vogel’s company, Spiderweb Software, just released the final chapter of his Avernum series, Avernum 6, on Friday.

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