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 History of Eamon.

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

20th century

1938

1947

1953

1954

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

1979

1980

1981

1982

1983

1984

The Eamon Adventurers Log logo.

1985

The Mines of Moria by Sam Ruby

1986

The Apple IIGS.

1987

1988

A Trip to Fort Scott by William Trent

1989

1990

1991

Hypercard Eamon

1992

1993

Redemption by Sam Ruby
  • 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.
  • May – Redemption published by Softdisk.
  • June – Eamon Adventurer's Guild Newsletter published (full text).
    Time-Shift 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

Eamon Deluxe artwork
  • 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 version 3; 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

  • Donald Brown launches the website gadgetdon.com.
  • 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).
    The Dragon of Aldaar released.

21st century

2001

2002

2003

The Eamon Adventurers Guild Online

2004

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

  • March – Cliffs of Fire, The Prism of Shadows, and Dawn of the Warlock released.
  • April 7 – Dungeons & Dragons co-creator Dave Arneson dies.
  • August – Pathfinder Roleplaying Game first published.
  • September 30 – AkeySoft Group releases the iBASIC app for Apple iOS.
  • December 5 – AkeySoft adds Eamon and eight adventures to its iBASIC app.

2010

Leadlight

2011

  • April 3 – The Eamon Museum established at EAG Online
    The Eamon Adventurer's Guild Facebook group (@EamonGuild) makes its first post.
  • November – Eamon Deluxe version 5.0 publicly announced.
  • December 9 – Eamon Deluxe version 4.5 officially closed.

2012

2013

The Wonderful Wiki of Eamon

2014

2015

2016

2017

Eamon Remastered

2018

  • Michael Penner releases Eamon CS, a C#-based version of Eamon

2019