Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord Early Access

Early Access to Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord is now available for Windows on GOG.com* and Steam. If the title is familiar, you have a good memory, as it was the first installment in the Wizardry series of first-person dungeon crawlers from 1981. This is a modernized revival that's said to be built "directly on top" of the original Apple II source code for an authentic experience. The Early Access Launch Trailer shows the modernized version with new graphics and familiar gameplay. Word is: "While the remake may look all new, the complete Apple II game is under the hood -- you can even view the original interface while you're playing." Here's more:
Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord has been under development for nearly two years by a small but dedicated team at Digital Eclipse, a studio known for historical preservation of classic games such as The Making of Karateka and Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration.

With the core game fully playable and several quality-of-life improvements already implemented (including one-button combat selection and streamlined party management), the team is now bringing it to Early Access to solicit feedback from fans of the long-running Wizardry series as well as modern RPG players.
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