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With the release of the original ''Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord'' (1981), Sir-Tech became one of the founding fathers of the still-nascent WesternRPG genre, [[DuelingGames rivaled]] only by Creator/OriginSystems in the next two decades. Like Origin, however, Sir-Tech fell victim to the [[Analysis/WesternRPG mid-90s WRPG crisis]]. Despite ramping up its publishing business in its final years (it was at this point that they discovered Madlab Software's ''Jagged Alliance''), the US branch was unable to support itself and closed its doors in 1998. Sir-Tech Canada remained operational long enough to produce a ''JA'' sequel in 1999 and to wrap up ''Wizardry'' in 2001, but they, too, had to shut down for good in 2003.

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With the release of the original ''Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord'' (1981), Sir-Tech became one of the founding fathers of the still-nascent WesternRPG genre, [[DuelingGames rivaled]] only by Creator/OriginSystems in the next two decades. Like Origin, however, Sir-Tech fell victim to the [[Analysis/WesternRPG [[UsefulNotes/WesternRPG mid-90s WRPG crisis]]. Despite ramping up its publishing business in its final years (it was at this point that they discovered Madlab Software's ''Jagged Alliance''), the US branch was unable to support itself and closed its doors in 1998. Sir-Tech Canada remained operational long enough to produce a ''JA'' sequel in 1999 and to wrap up ''Wizardry'' in 2001, but they, too, had to shut down for good in 2003.


* ''VideoGame/RealmsOfArkania: Blade of Destiny'' (1993). Publisher in the US; developed by Attic Entertainment Software.
* ''Realms of Arkania: Star Trail'' (1994), by Attic Entertainment Software

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* ''VideoGame/RealmsOfArkania: ''VideoGame/RealmsOfArkania'':
** ''Realms of Arkania:
Blade of Destiny'' (1993). Publisher in the US; developed by Attic Entertainment Software.
* ** ''Realms of Arkania: Star Trail'' (1994), by Attic Entertainment SoftwareSoftware
** ''Realms of Arkania: Shadows over Riva'' (1997)



* ''Realms of Arkania: Shadows over Riva'' (1997)


* ''VideoGame/{{Wizardry}}: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord'' (1981)
* ''Wizardry II: The Knight of Diamonds'' (1982)
* ''Wizardry III: Legacy of Llylgamyn'' (1983)

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* ''VideoGame/{{Wizardry}}: ''VideoGame/{{Wizardry}}'':
** ''Wizardry:
Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord'' (1981)
* ** ''Wizardry II: The Knight of Diamonds'' (1982)
* ** ''Wizardry III: Legacy of Llylgamyn'' (1983)(1983)
** ''Wizardry IV: The Return of Werdna'' (1987)
** ''Wizardry V: Heart of the Maelstrom'' (1988)
** ''Wizardry VI: Bane of the Cosmic Forge'' (1990)
** ''Wizardry VII: Crusaders of the Dark Savant'' (1992). [[/index]]Also [[UpdatedRerelease re-released]] as ''Wizardry Gold'' in 1996.[[index]]
** ''Wizardry 8'' (2001)



* ''Wizardry IV: The Return of Werdna'' (1987)
* ''Wizardry V: Heart of the Maelstrom'' (1988)



* ''Wizardry VI: Bane of the Cosmic Forge'' (1990)



* ''Wizardry VII: Crusaders of the Dark Savant'' (1992). [[/index]]Also [[UpdatedRerelease re-released]] as ''Wizardry Gold'' in 1996.[[index]]



* ''Wizardry 8'' (2001)


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Sir-Tech Software was an American video game developer and publisher best known for producing the classic RolePlayingGame series ''VideoGame/{{Wizardry}}'' and ''VideoGame/JaggedAlliance''. It was founded in 1979 by Norman Sirotek, Robert Sirotek, and Robert Woodhead[[note]]the two Roberts very often get confused for and even conflated with each other[[/note]] as "Sirotech Software", before being renamed to its better-known spelling in 1981. For more information on the origins of Sir-Tech, see this [[https://www.filfre.net/2012/03/the-roots-of-sir-tech/ report]] and this [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHXz7oSI564 interview]].

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Sir-Tech Software was an American video game developer and publisher publisher, best known for producing the classic RolePlayingGame series ''VideoGame/{{Wizardry}}'' and ''VideoGame/JaggedAlliance''. It was founded in 1979 by Norman Sirotek, Robert Sirotek, and Robert Woodhead[[note]]the two Roberts very often get confused for and even conflated with each other[[/note]] as "Sirotech Software", before being renamed to its better-known spelling in 1981. For more information on the origins of Sir-Tech, see this [[https://www.filfre.net/2012/03/the-roots-of-sir-tech/ report]] and this [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHXz7oSI564 interview]].





With the release of the original ''Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord'' (1981), Sir-Tech became one of the founding fathers of the still-nascent WesternRPG genre, [[DuelingGames rivaled]] only by Creator/OriginSystems in the next two decades. Like Origin, however, Sir-Tech fell victim to the [[Analysis/WesternRPG mid-90s WRPG crisis]]. Despite ramping up its publishing business in its final years (it was at this point that they discovered Madlab Software's ''Jagged Alliance''), the US branch was unable to support itself and closed its doors in 1998. Sir-Tech Canada remained operational long enough to produce a ''JA'' sequel in 1999 and to wrap up ''Wizardry'' in 2001, before closing down for good in 2003.

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With the release of the original ''Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord'' (1981), Sir-Tech became one of the founding fathers of the still-nascent WesternRPG genre, [[DuelingGames rivaled]] only by Creator/OriginSystems in the next two decades. Like Origin, however, Sir-Tech fell victim to the [[Analysis/WesternRPG mid-90s WRPG crisis]]. Despite ramping up its publishing business in its final years (it was at this point that they discovered Madlab Software's ''Jagged Alliance''), the US branch was unable to support itself and closed its doors in 1998. Sir-Tech Canada remained operational long enough to produce a ''JA'' sequel in 1999 and to wrap up ''Wizardry'' in 2001, before closing but they, too, had to shut down for good in 2003.


Sir-Tech Software was an American video game developer and publisher best known for producing the classic RolePlayingGame series ''VideoGame/{{Wizardry}}'' and ''VideoGame/JaggedAlliance''. Founded in 1979 by Norman Sirotek, Robert Sirotek, and Robert Woodhead[[note]]the two Roberts very often get confused for and even conflated with each other[[/note]] as "Sirotech Software", before being renamed to its better-known spelling in 1981. For more information on the origins of Sir-Tech, see this [[https://www.filfre.net/2012/03/the-roots-of-sir-tech/ report]] and this [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHXz7oSI564 interview]].

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Sir-Tech Software was an American video game developer and publisher best known for producing the classic RolePlayingGame series ''VideoGame/{{Wizardry}}'' and ''VideoGame/JaggedAlliance''. Founded It was founded in 1979 by Norman Sirotek, Robert Sirotek, and Robert Woodhead[[note]]the two Roberts very often get confused for and even conflated with each other[[/note]] as "Sirotech Software", before being renamed to its better-known spelling in 1981. For more information on the origins of Sir-Tech, see this [[https://www.filfre.net/2012/03/the-roots-of-sir-tech/ report]] and this [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHXz7oSI564 interview]].


Sir-Tech Software was an American video game developer and publisher best known for producing the classic RolePlayingGame series ''VideoGame/{{Wizardry}}'' and ''VideoGame/JaggedAlliance''. Founded in 1979 by [[SiblingTeam brothers]] Norman Sirotek, and Robert Sirotek, and Robert Woodhead[[note]]the two Roberts very often get confused for and even conflated with each other[[/note]] as "Sirotech Software", before being renamed to its better-known spelling in 1981. For more information on the origins of Sir-Tech, see this [[https://www.filfre.net/2012/03/the-roots-of-sir-tech/ report]] and this [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHXz7oSI564 interview]].

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Sir-Tech Software was an American video game developer and publisher best known for producing the classic RolePlayingGame series ''VideoGame/{{Wizardry}}'' and ''VideoGame/JaggedAlliance''. Founded in 1979 by [[SiblingTeam brothers]] Norman Sirotek, and Robert Sirotek, and Robert Woodhead[[note]]the two Roberts very often get confused for and even conflated with each other[[/note]] as "Sirotech Software", before being renamed to its better-known spelling in 1981. For more information on the origins of Sir-Tech, see this [[https://www.filfre.net/2012/03/the-roots-of-sir-tech/ report]] and this [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHXz7oSI564 interview]].


Sir-Tech Software was an American video game developer and publisher best known for producing the classic RolePlayingGame series ''VideoGame/{{Wizardry}}'' and ''VideoGame/JaggedAlliance''. Founded in 1979 by [[SiblingTeam brothers]] Norman[[note]]who remains one of gaming's greatest mysteries to this day[[/note]] and Robert[[note]]who often gets confused for the ''Wizardry'' co-creator Robert Woodhead[[/note]] Sirotek as "Sirotech Software", before being renamed to its better-known spelling in 1981. With the release of the original ''Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord'' (1981), Sir-Tech became one of the founding fathers of the still-nascent WesternRPG genre, [[DuelingGames rivaled]] only by Creator/OriginSystems in the next two decades.

Like Origin, however, Sir-Tech fell victim to the [[Analysis/WesternRPG mid-90s WRPG crisis]]. Despite ramping up its publishing business in its final years (it was at this point that they discovered Madlab Software's ''Jagged Alliance''), the US branch was unable to support itself and closed its doors in 1998. Sir-Tech Canada remained operational long enough to produce a ''JA'' sequel in 1999 and to wrap up ''Wizardry'' in 2001, before closing down for good in 2003.

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Sir-Tech Software was an American video game developer and publisher best known for producing the classic RolePlayingGame series ''VideoGame/{{Wizardry}}'' and ''VideoGame/JaggedAlliance''. Founded in 1979 by [[SiblingTeam brothers]] Norman[[note]]who remains one of gaming's greatest mysteries to this day[[/note]] Norman Sirotek, and Robert[[note]]who Robert Sirotek, and Robert Woodhead[[note]]the two Roberts very often gets get confused for the ''Wizardry'' co-creator Robert Woodhead[[/note]] Sirotek and even conflated with each other[[/note]] as "Sirotech Software", before being renamed to its better-known spelling in 1981. For more information on the origins of Sir-Tech, see this [[https://www.filfre.net/2012/03/the-roots-of-sir-tech/ report]] and this [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHXz7oSI564 interview]].

With the release of the original ''Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord'' (1981), Sir-Tech became one of the founding fathers of the still-nascent WesternRPG genre, [[DuelingGames rivaled]] only by Creator/OriginSystems in the next two decades.

decades. Like Origin, however, Sir-Tech fell victim to the [[Analysis/WesternRPG mid-90s WRPG crisis]]. Despite ramping up its publishing business in its final years (it was at this point that they discovered Madlab Software's ''Jagged Alliance''), the US branch was unable to support itself and closed its doors in 1998. Sir-Tech Canada remained operational long enough to produce a ''JA'' sequel in 1999 and to wrap up ''Wizardry'' in 2001, before closing down for good in 2003.


Like Origin, however, Sir-Tech fell victim to the [[Analysis/WesternRPG mid-90s WRPG crisis]]. Despite ramping up its publishing business in its final years (it was at this point that they discovered Madlab Software's ''Jagged Alliance''), the US branch was unable to support itself and closed its doors in 1998. Sir-Tech Canada remained operational for long enough to produce a ''JA'' sequel in 1999 and to wrap up ''Wizardry'' in 2001, before closing down for good in 2003.

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Like Origin, however, Sir-Tech fell victim to the [[Analysis/WesternRPG mid-90s WRPG crisis]]. Despite ramping up its publishing business in its final years (it was at this point that they discovered Madlab Software's ''Jagged Alliance''), the US branch was unable to support itself and closed its doors in 1998. Sir-Tech Canada remained operational for long enough to produce a ''JA'' sequel in 1999 and to wrap up ''Wizardry'' in 2001, before closing down for good in 2003.


Like Origin, however, Sir-Tech fell victim to the [[Analysis/WesternRPG mid-90s WRPG crisis]]. Despite ramping up its publishing business in its final years (it was at this point that they discovered Madlab Software's ''Jagged Alliance''), the US branch was unable to support itself and closed its doors in 1998. Sir-Tech Canada remained operational for long enough to produced a ''JA'' sequel in 1999 and to wrap up ''Wizardry'' in 2001, before closing down for good in 2003.

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Like Origin, however, Sir-Tech fell victim to the [[Analysis/WesternRPG mid-90s WRPG crisis]]. Despite ramping up its publishing business in its final years (it was at this point that they discovered Madlab Software's ''Jagged Alliance''), the US branch was unable to support itself and closed its doors in 1998. Sir-Tech Canada remained operational for long enough to produced produce a ''JA'' sequel in 1999 and to wrap up ''Wizardry'' in 2001, before closing down for good in 2003.


* ''Fable'' (1996). Publisher; originally developed by Simbiosis Interactive. [[index]]No relation to Creator/PeterMolyneux's ''VideoGame/{{Fable}}'' series.[[index]]

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* ''Fable'' (1996). Publisher; originally developed by Simbiosis Interactive. [[index]]No [[/index]]No relation to Creator/PeterMolyneux's ''VideoGame/{{Fable}}'' series.[[index]]


Sir-Tech Software was an American video game developer and publisher best known for producing the classic RolePlayingGame series ''VideoGame/{{Wizardry}}'' and ''VideoGame/JaggedAlliance''. Founded in 1979 by [[SiblingTeam brothers]] Norman[[note]]who remains one of gaming's greatest mysteries to this day[[/note]] and Robert[[note]]who often gets confused for the ''Wizardry'' co-creator Robert Woodhead[[/note]] Sirotek as "Sirotech Software", before being renamed to its better-known spelling in 1981. With the release of the original ''Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord'' (1981), Sir-Tech became one of the founding fathers of the still-nascent WesternRPG genre, [[DuelingGames rivaled]] only by Creator/OriginSystems in the two following decades.

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Sir-Tech Software was an American video game developer and publisher best known for producing the classic RolePlayingGame series ''VideoGame/{{Wizardry}}'' and ''VideoGame/JaggedAlliance''. Founded in 1979 by [[SiblingTeam brothers]] Norman[[note]]who remains one of gaming's greatest mysteries to this day[[/note]] and Robert[[note]]who often gets confused for the ''Wizardry'' co-creator Robert Woodhead[[/note]] Sirotek as "Sirotech Software", before being renamed to its better-known spelling in 1981. With the release of the original ''Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord'' (1981), Sir-Tech became one of the founding fathers of the still-nascent WesternRPG genre, [[DuelingGames rivaled]] only by Creator/OriginSystems in the next two following decades.



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* ''Wizardry VII: Crusaders of the Dark Savant'' (1992). Also [[UpdatedRerelease re-released]] as ''Wizardry Gold'' in 1996.

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* ''Wizardry VII: Crusaders of the Dark Savant'' (1992). Also [[/index]]Also [[UpdatedRerelease re-released]] as ''Wizardry Gold'' in 1996.[[index]]



* ''Fable'' (1996). Publisher; originally developed by Simbiosis Interactive. No relation to Creator/PeterMolyneux's ''VideoGame/{{Fable}}'' series.

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* ''Fable'' (1996). Publisher; originally developed by Simbiosis Interactive. No [[index]]No relation to Creator/PeterMolyneux's ''VideoGame/{{Fable}}'' series.[[index]]


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Sir-Tech Software was an American video game developer and publisher best known for producing the classic RolePlayingGame series ''VideoGame/{{Wizardry}}'' and ''VideoGame/JaggedAlliance''. Founded in 1979 by [[SiblingTeam brothers]] Norman[[note]]who remains one of gaming's greatest mysteries to this day[[/note]] and Robert[[note]]who often gets confused for the ''Wizardry'' co-creator Robert Woodhead[[/note]] Sirotek as "Sirotech Software", before being renamed to its better-known spelling in 1981. With the release of the original ''Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord'' (1981), Sir-Tech became one of the founding fathers of the still-nascent WesternRPG genre, [[DuelingGames rivaled]] only by Creator/OriginSystems in the two following decades.

Like Origin, however, Sir-Tech fell victim to the [[Analysis/WesternRPG mid-90s WRPG crisis]]. Despite ramping up its publishing business in its final years (it was at this point that they discovered Madlab Software's ''Jagged Alliance''), the US branch was unable to support itself and closed its doors in 1998. Sir-Tech Canada remained operational for long enough to produced a ''JA'' sequel in 1999 and to wrap up ''Wizardry'' in 2001, before closing down for good in 2003.
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!!Games developed and/or published by Sir-Tech:

* ''Galactic Attack'' (1980), as Sirotech Software
* ''VideoGame/{{Wizardry}}: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord'' (1981)
* ''Wizardry II: The Knight of Diamonds'' (1982)
* ''Wizardry III: Legacy of Llylgamyn'' (1983)
* ''Crypt of Medea'' (1984)
* ''VideoGame/RescueRaiders'' (1984)
* ''Deep Space: Operation Copernicus'' (1986)
* ''Wizardry IV: The Return of Werdna'' (1987)
* ''Wizardry V: Heart of the Maelstrom'' (1988)
* ''The Usurper: The Mines of Qyntarr'' (1989)
* ''Wizardry VI: Bane of the Cosmic Forge'' (1990)
* ''Freakin' Funky Fuzzballs'' (1990)
* ''Wizardry VII: Crusaders of the Dark Savant'' (1992). Also [[UpdatedRerelease re-released]] as ''Wizardry Gold'' in 1996.
* ''VideoGame/RealmsOfArkania: Blade of Destiny'' (1993). Publisher in the US; developed by Attic Entertainment Software.
* ''Realms of Arkania: Star Trail'' (1994), by Attic Entertainment Software
* ''VideoGame/JaggedAlliance'' (1994). Publisher; developed by Madlab Software.
** ''Jagged Alliance: Deadly Games'' (1996), as developer ''and'' publisher
* ''Nemesis: The Wizardry Adventure'' (1996)
* ''Fable'' (1996). Publisher; originally developed by Simbiosis Interactive. No relation to Creator/PeterMolyneux's ''VideoGame/{{Fable}}'' series.
* ''VideoGame/ArmedAndDelirious'' (1997). Publisher; developed by Makh Shevet Games.
* ''VideoGame/Excalibur2555AD'' (1997). Publisher; developed by Fish (UK) Ltd.
* ''Virus: The Game'' (1997). Publisher; developed Kidum Multimedia Ltd.
* ''Realms of Arkania: Shadows over Riva'' (1997)
* ''Jagged Alliance 2'' (1999). Developed by Sir-Tech Canada, published by [=TalonSoft=].
** ''Jagged Alliance 2: Unfinished Business'' (2000)
* ''Wizardry 8'' (2001)
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