Eamon is a long-running interactive role-playing game with at least 277 unique adventures, first developed around 1979 for the Apple II and since ported to many other systems. Its many adventures range from fantasy quests, to dungeon crawls, to sci-fi and modern adventures, as well as a few that defy easy categorization. This wiki collects and records information about the history of the game, from its creation by Donald Brown and expansion by John Nelson and Tom Zuchowski, through the growing list of collaborators and adventure authors over many years, to the various system ports and newsletters.
Items recently added, updated, or expanded:
- All Eamon-related articles from GEnieLamp A2
- Walkthroughs for The Magic Kingdom, The Tomb of Molinar, and The Caves of Treasure Island
- Recollections/history from Jim Jacobson and Geoffrey Genz
- Author's hand-drawn maps for The Treachery of Zorag
- New maps for Malleus Maleficarum (map), Peg's Place (map), and The Pirate's Cave (map)
Eamon started on the Apple II computer, but versions of it exist for many platforms. Whether you want to explore the original disks in an emulator, go adventuring in a dedicated app, or play through your browser, you can find a version that fits your style.
Eamon CS is a port of Eamon into C-Sharp, playable on Windows, Unix, or Android systems and featuring 11 classic and original adventures.
Eamon Deluxe is a port of Eamon to MS-DOS containing over one hundred adventures. It features an upgraded game engine and better graphics, plus a few exclusive adventures.
Disk images of all the classic Eamon adventures, plus a variety of other helpful resources, are available at Eamon Adventurer's Guild Online.