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Avadon 2 HD Review

Another great review for Avadon 2: The Corruption HD for the iPad. From iDownloadBlog: "If you like classic RPGs, then you will enjoy sinking your teeth into this adventure. It has all of the classic game mechanics, like deep storyline, expansive exploration, and more." Thank you! Read review.


Posted on: April 10, 2014

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Avadon 2 HD Review

MobileTechReview has given Avadon 2: The Corruption HD for the iPad a very nice review: "It's fun, features deeply tactical gameplay, has a great story, and the character progression is varied enough that you will likely want to play through a second time with another class. Highly recommended." Thank you!
Read review.


Posted on: April 3, 2014

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Avadon 2 HD Out for iOS

We're proud to announce that our hit new full-length role-playing epic, Avadon 2: The Corruption, is now available for the iPad! Return to the world of Avadon, to fight against the invaders of your homeland. Or switch sides and join them. As always, we leave those choices to you. Previous experience with Avadon is unnecessary to enjoy this enormous adventure. See it in iTunes


Posted on: February 28, 2014

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Need iPad Avadon Testers

We are very close to beginning beta testing for Avadon 2: The Corruption for the iPad. If you have an iPad 2 or later and would like to help us out (and have a good chunk of time to give in late December and January), please feel free to apply


Posted on: December 10, 2013

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Avadon 2 Updated to v1.0.1

We have updated Avadon 2: The Corruption to v1.0.1 on our site for Macintosh and Windows. This update fixes a number of issues, including a weird bug that could make a major NPC disappear. We will update the versions on Steam, GOG.com, etc very soon. If you get Avadon 2 from our site, just download the v1.0.1 demo and install it over v1.0. This will fix the problems and not affect your registration/saved games. Get the updated Demo.


Posted on: November 18, 2013

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Avadon 2: The Corruption Is Out

Avadon 2: The Corruption is now available for Windows and Macintosh! This is the second chapter in the epic, indie Avadon saga. For centuries, the fortress of Avadon protected your people. Now it lies in ruins, and invaders and rebels cluster at your borders. You must hold them off, or you can switch sides and join them. The choice is yours. Come get the huge, free demo


Posted on: October 30, 2013

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We Are On Twitter

In preparation for shamelessly pushing Avadon 2: The Corruption (out for Windows and Mac tomorrow), we are joining the 21st century and getting on Twitter. Years late, but what can you do? You can follow us for some reason! 


Posted on: October 29, 2013

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Avadon 2: The Corruption Release Date

At last, we can announce the official release date for our next all-new fantasy adventure! Avadon 2: The Corruption will be available for Windows and Macintosh on October 30th. It will be released simultaneously on our site and on all major online stores. To celebrate, we have added two new screenshots to the Avadon 2 page. 


Posted on: October 9, 2013

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Avadon 2: The Corruption Preview

Thank you Leviathyn, The Gamer's Chronicle. They posted a preview of Avadon 2: The Corruption.
Read the article. 


Posted on: October 1, 2013

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Avadon 2: The Corruption Trailer

We have released the official trailer for Avadon 2: The Corruption! Game development can be a long, slow road, but we're still hoping to have the game out in the next 2-3 months. Wish us luck!



Posted on: August 26, 2013

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Interview with Jeff Vogel

There is a new interview of Jeff Vogel up on PixlBlt, celebrating our upcoming 20th birthday. Read interview.


Posted on: July 22, 2013

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Humble Bundle Ends

Our Humble Bundle is concluded, and it was a huge success. We want to thank all of you so much. For your support in the past, now, and in the future. Spiderweb wouldn't exist without our fans. Thank you!

Posted on: July 18, 2013

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Interview and Humble Bundle Ending Soon

Thank you all for the fantastic response to our Spiderweb Software Humble Bundle! It ends at 11 AM (PST) Thursday. We just did a big interview about it, and we think/hope it's an interesting read


Posted on: July 17, 2013

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Avernum HD Sale

For this weekend, Avernum: Escape From the Pit HD for the iPad is 50% off. Don't use the iPad? Don't be jealous ... get our Humble Bundle instead! Take a look at Avernum HD on iTunes


Posted on: July 12, 2013

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Spiderweb Software 20th Birthday Humble Bundle

It's hard to believe, but we've been making games for almost twenty years. This week, the awesome folks at Humble Bundle are helping us to celebrate by giving us a bundle of our very own. For the next week, you can get thirteen (!) of our best games for whatever you are willing to pay. The Geneforge and Avernum Saga and Avadon, complete, full, and DRM-free, for Mac and Windows, for cheap. Even better, beat the average amount people have paid and be rewarded with Avernum: Escape From the Pit and Nethergate: Resurrection as well. Even even better, a cut of what you pay goes to two fine charities: The Electronic Frontier Foundation and Child's Play. What an amazing deal! Go to Humble Bundle


Posted on: July 11, 2013

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Avadon HD Sale

For this weekend, Avadon: The Black Fortress HD for the iPad is 50% off. Don't use the iPad? Don't be jealous ... We'll make sure to have a nice sale for you soon! Take a look at Avadon HD on iTunes


Posted on: June 14, 2013

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Interview with Jeff Vogel

Hardcore Droid has an interview with Jeff Vogel, where he talks about Avernum, Android, piracy, and other topics of interest. Read it


Posted on: May 29, 2013

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Avernum 6 HD For iPad On Sale

This weekend, Avernum 6 HD for the iPad is having its first sale. This mobile version of our epic, massive conclusion to the Avernum saga is available at a 50% discount for the first time. Enjoy


Posted on: May 17, 2013

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Avernum HD Review

Hardcore Droid has given Avernum: Escape From the Pit HD for Android 4 out of 5 stars. "With so much retro RPG charm and so much playtime, it’s more than worth the price." Thank you very much! Read the review


Posted on: May 13, 2013

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New Screenshots for Avadon 2: The Corruption

We have put up two more screenshots from our next title, Avadon 2: The Corruption. Hopefully out in Fall, 2013! Take a look


Posted on: May 1, 2013

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Review of Avernum HD for Android and Interview with Jeff Vogel

PCG Media has written a very nice review of Avernum: Escape From the Pit HD for Android tablets, accompanied by a short interview with our president, Jeff Vogel. Thank you! Read review and interview.


Posted on: April 29, 2013

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Avernum HD For Android Update

We have upgraded Avernum HD for Android tablets to v1.0.3. This update fixes a nasty crashing bug and is highly recommended. Avadon HD is available in the Samsung App Store and Google Play. Download it.


Posted on: April 25, 2013

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Avernum HD For Android

We are thrilled to announce that we now have a second game available for Android tablets! Avernum: Escape From the Pit HD is now out for 'Droid on Google Play and the Samsung App Store. Check it out! 


Posted on: April 8, 2013

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Apple App Store Price Reduction

Since our games have become available in so many new markets recently, we are revisiting all of our pricing and trying to make it more consistent. As of today, all of our games in the Mac App Store are $10, reduced from $15. Enjoy!

Posted on: March 6, 2013

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Avernum: Escape from the Pit on Game Informer

Thank you very much to Game Informer for picking Avernum: Escape From the Pit as one of its best PC games of 2012 (for non-gaming PCs). Go to Game Informer


Posted on: February 27, 2013

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Announcing Avadon 2: The Corruption

At last, we have officially announced Spiderweb Software's next all-new fantasy role-playing adventure! Avadon 2: The Corruption will be the second game in the Avadon trilogy. Return to the Black Fortress, the great force that watched over and protected your homeland. Then it was shattered by a devastating surprise attack. Try to rebuild its strength as civil war and enemy raids tear your nation apart. Avadon 2 will be out for Windows, Macintosh, and iPad in Fall, 2013. Read more about Avadon 2.


Posted on: February 20, 2013

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The Geneforge Saga on gog.com

Good news for our Mac fans! The Geneforge Saga is now available on gog.com for both Macintosh and Windows. For a low price, all of the Geneforge games are finally available for the Macintosh too. (And don't forget that Avernum 1-6 plus Blades of Avernum are also out on gog.com for cheap.) Go to Geneforge Saga on gog.com


Posted on: January 30, 2013

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Avernum Saga on gog.com

We are thrilled to announce that the entire Avernum saga (Avernum 1-6 plus Blades of Avernum) is now available on gog.com for the low price of $12.99, with a 33% discount for the first week. Even better, all of these games are available for both Windows and Macintosh! (Avernum 1-3 for the Mac are the Windows versions running under emulation, but they will work on newer versions of Mac OS X, while our site's versions won't.) Gog.com is a great site and we're very pleased to gradually make our games available there. The Geneforge Saga is already for sale on that site, and the Mac versions of the Geneforge games are coming soon. Go to Avernum Saga on gog.com


Posted on: January 16, 2013

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November Sadness Sale Ends Soon

Don't forget that our November Sadness Sale is almost over. Everything from our site is half-off. And remember, indie games on CD make great gifts for your more adventurous gamer friends. When you order any product, you can get Avadon: The Black Fortress, Avernum: Escape From the Pit, or Avernum 6 on CD for only $10! Take a look at the results of 18 years of dedicated game writing ... 


Posted on: November 26, 2012

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Avadon in Humble Bundle

Avadon: The Black Fortress is once again available on the Humble Bundle! Pay more than the average, and you get Avadon (and many other great indie games) for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android Tablets. Some of the proceeds go to charity! Only a few days left on the promotion, so don't procrastinate. Go see the Humble Bundle


Posted on: November 19, 2012

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November Sadness Sale!

Spiderweb Software is having our annual November Sadness Sale! For the whole month of November, everything on our site is 50% off! We will also be having 50% off sales on our iPad games for the last two weekends of the month. Come get a bunch of indie fantasy adventure goodness, on the cheap! Go to our Store


Posted on: November 1, 2012

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Avernum 6 HD Review

One of the biggest iOS review sites, TouchArcade, has given a really nice review to Avernum 6 HD for the iPad! They say, "Avernum 6 is another great release and a must-have for RPG fans. 4 / 5" and we won't argue. Thank you very much! Read the review


Posted on: October 31, 2012

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Avernum 6 HD Review

The reviews of Avernum 6 HD for the iPad are starting to come in. Matt Sainsbury of Digitally Downloaded says that "it’s a massive, full-featured RPG that plays perfectly on the iPad. 4.5 / 5" Thank you! Read the review


Posted on: October 29, 2012

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New Bottom Feeder Blog Post

Some of our friends asked Jeff Vogel to write a list of good comedians to check out. The list grew and grew, and so he decided to put it on his blog, because, hey, everyone loves YouTube links. If you want to see funny things and won't hold it against him if you see something that offends you, check it out


Posted on: October 15, 2012

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Avernum 6 HD Review

GearDiary has given Avernum 6 HD for the iPad a great review. "Avernum VI on the iPad takes the crown of ‘best mobile RPG’ easily and I have already restarted and played with different character types and approaches because it is such a rich and rewarding experience." Thank you very much! Read the whole review.


Posted on: October 12, 2012

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Avernum 6 HD for iPad

Avernum 6 HD is now available for the iPad! Our huge, hit, award-winning fantasy adventure isn't just out for Windows and Mac anymore. Return to the world of Avernum, which is being devastated by invasion and famine. Explore an enormous world, explore dozens of dungeons and subterranean cities, and save your people before everything falls apart! Take a look in the iTunes store

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Posted on: October 10, 2012

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Nethergate: Resurrection on Steam

We're very happy to say that one of our favorite titles, Nethergate: Resurrection for Windows, is now available on Steam! It's a low price of $4.99, and it's also 20% off in the first week! We think that this unique, innovative RPG is a great example of the indie spirit, and we're thrilled to get it a larger audience. Alas, the Mac version can't be on Steam for technical reasons, but we plan to have a sale soon and let Mac users take advantage of the low price. Visit Steam

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Posted on: October 5, 2012

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Casual Connect Presentation

Our president and founder recently gave a talk at the Casual Connect conference on storytelling in video games. He wrote about the experience and provides a link to a video of the talk for people who have too much free time. Enjoy! Watch the video.

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Posted on: August 22, 2012

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Avernum 6 HD for the iPad

Spiderweb Software is thrilled to announce that one of our biggest, coolest games, Avernum 6, is coming soon for the iPad. Avernum 6 HD will hopefully be out in October!


Posted on: August 13, 2012

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Avernum: Escape From the Pit Review

Indie Game Magazine reviewed Avernum and said, "Spiderweb Software have provided a vast world in which to get lost, and a hefty quest in which to sink your teeth, which will reward those who can overlook its lack of finesse with many hours of enjoyable adventure." Thanks! Read the whole review

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Posted on: June 22, 2012

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Avernum: Escape from the Pit for Macintosh Updated

We have finally released the v1.0.2 update of Avernum: Escape From the Pit for the Macintosh. This upgrade contains a wide variety of bug fixes and balance improvements, and upgrading is highly recommended. You can get the newest version here. Just download and install it. Your saved games and registration won't be affected. 

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Posted on: May 30, 2012

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Avadon Sale!

This week, Spiderweb Software is taking part in #BecauseWeMay, a massive indie game promotion to thank all of the online distributors who give us the freedom to set our own prices. This week, our hit RPG Avadon: The Black Fortress will be on sale for $5 at all outlets that fully support indie developers. This includes Steam, iTunes, Google Play, and, of course, Spiderweb's own site. Enjoy! 

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Posted on: May 24, 2012

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New Blog Post By Jeff Vogel

We have a new blog post up on The Bottom Feeder. It's about video games as art, the value of allowing the player to be evil, and similarly boring topics. To liven things up, there are also ponies. Enjoy! Read blog.

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Posted on: May 23, 2012

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Interview with Jeff Vogel

Core Elements has a great interview up with our founder and designer, Jeff Vogel. There is lots of humor, plus plenty of opinions and ranting. The interview starts about halfway in. Listen to the interview.

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Posted on: May 21, 2012

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Avernum: Escape From the Pit Review

Impulse Gamer reviewed Avernum and said, "If you're looking for a complex single player RPG and value content at the expense of visuals, don't miss this title. 8/10." Thanks! Read the whole review.

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Posted on: May 21, 2012

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Second Avernum Trilogy on Sale

For the next two weeks, the Second Avernum Trilogy is available for download from our own web site for the amazingly low price of $10! This is for both Macintosh and Windows. Technical reasons kept us from being able to put the Macintosh version of the trilogy on Steam, so we wanted to have this sale to let Mac folks share in the good fortune! Buy the Second Avernum Trilogy from us


Posted on: May 15, 2012

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Second Avernum Trilogy on Steam

We are thrilled to announce that Avernum: The Great Trials Trilogy (Avernum 4-6) is now available on Steam for Windows for one very reasonable price. Experience three of our biggest, finest games, on the cheap! Due to technical issues, we weren't able to make the Mac versions available on Steam, but we will be putting them on sale next week from our site.


Posted on: May 11, 2012

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New Blog Post by Jeff Vogel

Jeff Vogel writes kind things about the new indie RPG darling Legend of Grimrock and also says a bunch of nerdy things about game design. Read the the post


Posted on: May 10, 2012

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Avernum: Escape From the Pit Review

The Digital Fix reviewed Avernum: Escape from the Pit. They said, "It is a tribute to indie gaming as a whole that a game made by such a tiny team can swell into such an involving, engrossing and glorious fantasy epic." Thanks! Read the whole thing


Posted on: May 10, 2012

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Avernum: Escape From the Pit Review

Game Chronicles reviewed Avernum: escape from the Pit and said - "The game’s strong writing carries it through, and earns it a place among the greatest indie RPGs. 9.0/10" Read the whole thing here


Posted on: May 8, 2012

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