Get ready for a return to the fantastic worlds of Dungeons & Dragons, as publisher SNEG has unlocked a veritable treasure trove of Gold Box classic RPGs on Steam — available now! To celebrate the release, there’s currently a 43% limited-time discount available if you buy all the games together. Meaning you get a dragon’s horde of adventure for just $31.86 US!
Beloved adventuring titles including Eye of the Beholder, Pool of Radiance, Curse of the Azure Bonds, Champions of Krynn, Shattered Lands, Strahd’s Possession, and more are now available! And to make things more awesome, SNEG is ensuring the games include free add-ons such as digital versions of the original manuals, hint books, adventurer journals, and more!
On the technical side, they’ve also updated the games to make use of a new game launcher, party transfer tools, and improved DOSBox performance. SNEG is also partnering with the original creator of the All-Seeing Eye and Gold Box Companion apps to improve the Gold Box gaming experience for players. These apps automate dungeon mapping, give better access to journals, make it easier to access spellbooks, and much more!
Launched in 1988, the Gold Box series of computer role-playing games (CRPGs) are beloved by millions of players worldwide. Veteran Dungeons & Dragons players and CRPG newcomers alike enjoyed these games and their variety of unique settings and challenges. Whether it’s exploring the high-fantasy worlds of the Forgotten Realms and Dragonlance, surviving the brutal hellscape of Dark Sun, or battling a supreme vampire in the Ravenloft games, there was a Gold Box game for everyone! Grab your sword, spellbook, or Bag of Holding, and get ready for a return to nostalgia-laden adventures!
“Today is a great day for fans of these iconic Dungeons & Dragons digital experiences and CRPGS in general, and of course, for modern gamers,” said Oleg Klapovskiy, Director at SNEG. “These games have created so many wonderful memories of fantastic adventures for players young and old, and now we’re pleased to bring them to Steam while updating them to run on modern PC hardware and include add-ons to make the experience even better than before.”
The following collections are available now:
- Forgotten Realms: The Archives Collection One (Eye of the Beholder I, II, and III) – $9.99 USD
- Forgotten Realms: The Archives – Collection Two (Curse of the Azure Bonds, Gateway to the Savage Frontier, Hillsfar, Pools of Darkness, Pool of Radiance, Secret of the Silver Blades, Treasures of the Savage Frontier, and Unlimited Adventures) – $9.99 USD
- Forgotten Realms: The Archives – Collection Three (Dungeon Hack, Menzoberranzan) – $5.99 USD
- Krynn series (Champions of Krynn, Death Knights of Krynn, The Dark Queen of Krynn) – $9.99 USD
- Dark Sun series (Shattered Lands, Wake of the Ravager) – $9.99 USD
- Ravenloft series (Strahd’s Possession, Stone Prophet) – $9.99 USD
- D&D Stronghold: Kingdom Simulator – $5.99 USD
- Al-Qadim: The Genie’s Curse – $5.99 USD