Planescape: Torment

PC / RPG / Release: Nov 30, 1999 / ESRB: T

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Torment: Tides of Numenera Kickstarter launched

Torment: Tides of Numenera Kickstarter launched

Hey, you! Do you want a spiritual successor to Planescape: Torment? I am, of course, only asking for rhetorical effect: you do. You'll need to pay for it, though. inXile Entertainment today launched its crowdfunding campaign to make Torment: Tides of Numenera, a thematic and tonal follow-up set in the Numenera universe--itself a Kickstarter success. inXile needs $900,000 to make the RPG for PC, Mac and Linux, so get pledging.

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Torment site launches, preps for crowdfunding

Torment site launches, preps for crowdfunding

InXile Entertainment has launched a new website for its spiritual successor to PlaneScape: Torment, and is already getting fan input about items they would like to see when the company eventually launches its Kickstarter campaign.

Read more: Tides of Numenera »

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New Torment game to use kickstarted RPG world of Numenera

New Torment game to use kickstarted RPG world of Numenera

The spiritual successor to PlaneScape: Torment being developed by inXile Entertainment is going to rely on many of the themes and exotic settings that made the original so popular, according to inXile chief Brian Fargo. Since the PlaneScape world is unavailable, the RPG world of Numenera, which ran a successful Kickstarter in September, will be used.

Read more: Numenera author helping with the story »

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PlaneScape: Torment spiritual successor in the works

PlaneScape: Torment spiritual successor in the works

A PlaneScape: Torment successor appears to be in pre-production at InXile Entertainment, minus the PlaneScape name. Black Isle alum Colin McComb is taking the helm of the project with the blessing of original lead designer Chris Avellone.

Read more: Brian Fargo trademarked Torment name »

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Planescape Kickstarter being considered by Obsidian dev

Planescape Kickstarter being considered by Obsidian dev

Many designers have flocked to Kickstarter in an attempt to revive old gaming franchises. Obsidian's Chris Avellone, lead designer of Planescape: Torment, is interested in creating a "spiritual successor" to the the series.

His game would "ignore the D&D mechanics and respect what Planescape was trying to do and what the game did and see if you can do what Fallout did when it became the spiritual successor to Wasteland."

Read more: D&D mechanics 'got in the way' »

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Planescape: Torment Arrives on GOG

Planescape: Torment Arrives on GOG

Any ill will Good Old Games might have earned by faking its own closure to drum up publicity for a relaunch is now certain to be washed away, as the virtual vintage video game vendor today added the hallowed RPG Planescape: Torment to its catalogue.

It's available now for $9.99 and, in true GOG form, comes DRM-free, packing extras including the soundtrack, artwork and a novelisation based upon the game's script. Read more »

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