Posts Tagged ‘Avernum’

New release: Avernum: Escape From the Pit

Jeff Vogel has written in to let me know that Avernum: Escape From the Pit has finally been released. (We last covered it this past July.) This game is actually a remake of the first Avernum, originally released as Exile: Escape From the Pit. The remake runs on the most up-to-date version of the Avernum […]

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New release: Avernum: Escape from the Pit

Jeff Vogel has released his remake of the original Avernum for Mac. If you’re a Mac user, the game can be yours for $20; if you’re a Windows user, you’ll have to wait for “Q1, 2012.” Either way, here is a trailer showing off the game in its new engine.

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Avernum: Escape From the Pit Announced

Remember that remake of the original Avernum that Jeff Vogel talked about doing in my interview with him last month? Spiderweb Games has now sent out a press release today officially announcing the remake to everyone who hadn’t already read about it in the interview. It reads: Avernum: Escape From the Pit is an epic […]

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Interview with Jeff Vogel

Today I scored an interview with Jeff Vogel, one of the great-grandaddies of the indie RPG world.Vogel has been developing indie RPGs for a whopping 15 years, and by all accounts, he’s been quite successful at it. We discussed the reaction to Avadon (his latest game), what his next move will be as a game […]

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Game review: Avernum 6

Title: Avernum 6 Developer: Spiderweb Software (Jeff Vogel) Platforms: Windows, Mac Price: $28 (plus $6 to purchase it on CD) I’ll start with a confession: Avernum 6 is the first Avernum game I’ve played. So I write with a fresh eye toward the thing, rather than seeing it as one in a series of gradually […]

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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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