Timeline of Eamon history

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This article is about the history of the game series. For the history of the fictional planet, see Eamon (planet).

This article is a timeline of events in (or related to) the history of the Eamon text adventure series.

20th century

1938

1947

1953

1959

1966

1973

  • October – TSR founded in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

1974

1976

1977

  • Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (AD&D) published.
  • June 10 – The first Apple II computer sold.

1978

  • Bill and Sherry Fesselmeyer found the Des Moines chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism.
  • early – Richard Skeie founds the Computer Emporium in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • June – Disk II floppy disk drive introduced.
  • July 20 – Apple DOS 3.1 released.

1979

1980

1981

1982

1983

  • January – Apple introduces the Apple IIe and Apple Lisa computers.

1984

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

  • CE Software lays off employees as it downsizes.
  • CE Software creates spin-off organization Prairie Group, which acquires various software titles from CE including SwordThrust.
  • March – Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter published (full text).
    Count Dracula's Castle and The Halls of the Adept released.
  • April – Richard Skeie resigns as president of CE Software and is succeeded by Ford Goodman.
  • June – Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter published (full text).
    Time-Shift and Redemption released.
  • September – Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter published (full text).
    Eamon Dungeon Designer version 7.1 released.
  • December – Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter published (full text).
    Eamon Dungeon Designer version 7.1 Multi-Disk Supplement released.

1994

1995

1996

  • March – Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter published (full text).
    Fiends of Eamon released.
  • June – Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter published (full text).
  • September – Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter published (full text).
    Sagamore released.
  • December – Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter published (full text).

1997

1998

  • March – Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter published (full text).
  • May – Eamon Deluxe version 1.0 is released.
  • June – Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter published (full text).
  • August 15 – Apple introduces the first iMac computer.
  • September – Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter published (full text).
  • December – Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter published (full text).
  • December – Eamon Deluxe version 2.0 released.

1999

  • March – Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter published (full text).
  • June – Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter published (full text).
  • summer – Work begins on Eamon Deluxe; it is decided to include all classic Eamon adventures in the system, now made available by the Eamon CD and MD-DOS emulation.
  • September – Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter published (full text).
  • December – Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter published (full text).

2000

  • March – Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter published (full text).
  • June – Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter published (full text).
  • September – Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter published (full text).
  • December – Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter published (full text).

21st century

2001

  • January – Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter published (full text).
  • October – Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter published (full text).
  • Autumn – Eamon Deluxe version 4.2 released.

2002

2003

2004

  • Journey Across the Muerte Sea becomes the first Eamon Deluxe adventure.
  • January – Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter published (full text).
  • April – A group of CE Software employees form Startly Technologies, acquiring the operating assets of CE Software and taking the company private.

2005

2006

2007

  • June 29 – Apple introduces the first iPhone.

2008

  • March 4 – Dungeons & Dragons co-creator Gary Gygax dies.
  • December – The Vi gaming community discover Eamon Deluxe as an accessible way of playing Eamon.

2009

  • April 7 – Dungeons & Dragons co-creator Dave Arneson dies.
  • September 30 – AkeySoft Group releases the iBASIC app for Apple iOS.
  • December 5 – AkeySoft adds Eamon and eight adventures to its iBASIC app.

2010

2011

  • November – Eamon Deluxe version 5.0 publicly announced.

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

  • August 27 – Eamon Wiki relaunches at eamon.wiki.