In these trying financial times it's nice to see a developer care about the little guy. Spiderweb Software is one of those development studios. The one-man operation run by the outspoken Jeff Vogel has cut prices across the board for its entire catalog of role-playing games for Mac, iPad, and Windows by 20 percent. In addition, for the month of October Spiderweb has slashed an additional 10 percent off of all of its games.
Spiderweb has been making indie role-playing games for 15 years. Its RPG series include Avernum, Geneforge, Nethergate, and its newest title, Avadon: the Black Fortress.
"In this eternal recession, sometimes the best way to relieve stress is to enter a fantasy world, hunt down some goblins, beat them up, and take their money," said Vogel. "Times are changing, and we’re going to change our prices to keep up with them. We promise to provide a maximal amount of monster-punching-money-taking fun for your precious gaming dollar.”
It should be noted that this is a permanent price drop. Jeff Vogel explains in detail on his blog why he decided to do this, but the short answer is “The economy, stupid.” You can learn more about the company and its games by visiting www.spiderwebsoftware.com.