App Description

The Familiar magazine is your official mobile source for all-things Beamdog and CRPG. This free app for iPhone or iPad has everything you want to know about Baldur’s Gate, Siege of Dragonspear, and the wider gaming industry in one easy place.

What you get:

• Beamdog exclusives
• In-depth interviews
• Video game strategies
• Concept art
• Short stories
• Fan submissions

Beamdog designs, develops, and distributes cool games and The Familiar magazine digs deep into its catalogue. Beamdog’s smash successes include Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition, Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition, and Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition, which are soon to be joined by the upcoming expansion Siege of Dragonspear.

In addition to Beamdog exclusives and amazing developer and writer access that can’t be found anywhere else, you’ll find a discussion of everything that’s new (and great!) about the CRPG industry. Enjoy discussions with the creators and developers of some your favorite video games, such as Sword Coast Legends and Pillars of Eternity.

Issue #2 of The Familiar Magazine: Inside this special issue you'll find a raft of features on the making of Siege of Dragonspear to tide you over until the game releases on the 31st!

Beamdog reveals just what goes on behind the scenes in a special in-depth Making Of Dragonspear feature, how to build a great Collector's Edition (answer: a lot of hard work), the Art of Dragonspear with Jonathan Hill, tips and downloads for the new Shaman class, and expert strategic guidance from Alex Tomovic.

You can also relive the birth of a Baldur's Gate legend with a character spotlight on Minsc and Boo. The issue has exclusive new Forgotten Realms fiction from Andrew Foley, an interview with cover artist Tom Rhodes, plus readers' Fan Fare selections as they reveal their favorite non-companion characters.

There's even a chance to win yourself some fine loot with a Digital Deluxe version of Siege of Dragonspear up for grabs!

It's everything the dedicated Infinity Engine and CRPG fan could ever desire. We'll see you inside.

Subscribe now to get the latest issue delivered straight to your iPad or iPhone. Welcome to The Familiar!

Download options:
Editions of The Familiar are available every quarter for download as a single issue or via a subscription as follows:
∙ Free subscription for FREE
∙ Single copy issues for FREE
∙ Subscriptions may be managed by the user and may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after activation

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • February 20, 2016 Initial release

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