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Torment won the first ever Platinum award to be given to a software title! - Games Weekly Internet Magazine
Torment won RPG of the Year 1999 CGW - (Computer Gaming World) Magazine
Torment won RPG of the Year 1999 - Gamespot.com
Torment won Game of the Year 1999 - IGN Vault Network

Check out the rest of our awards below, or go to the Awards Page!


As we've said before, Sigil's the City of Doors, the seam through space where a thousand pathways caress and couple before plunging back into the planes. The right gate keys and the right doors unlock the mysteries of her form and reveal to a cutter all the possibilities Sigil's got to offer. Pass through a door properly and a basher's enfolded in the brilliant glory of Mount Celestia, but use her the wrong way and a berk'll plunge into the icy clutches of Baator, or worse.

In Sigil, all portals anchor themseves on doors, arches or openings of some type. Suitable apertures include windows, arches, sewer entrances, even wardrobes and chests - pretty much anything a cutter can step through might be a portal. They're always big enough for a normal being to fit through, even though he might have to duck or worm through the opening to do it.

From the Planescape: Torment site, you can reach a wide variety of sites related to Planescape: Torment, Planescape, Wizards of the Coast, and much, much more. The portals below lead to resources that include fan sites, press releases, online magazines, and the companies behind Planescape: Torment.

Reviews, Awards and Other Goodies



Chalk TV - Planescape Torment Video
http://www.chalk.com/w3/WatchVideoOverviews.cfm?Category=Games&SubCategory=PC&Start=73

Game Spot -Annah- The Top Ten Female Characters 08-31-00
http://www.gamespot.com/features/tenspot_females/page3.html

PC-Gaming Planescape Torment Review 08-23-00
http://www.pcgaming.com/reviews/

Games Weekly Internet Magazine
"Few games capture me from the get go, but this one did." - (Platinum Award - goes to only the best of the best games. Only the very, very best games will ever receive this award: games which receive a 9.5 Overall rating or higher. - Rating - 9.8)
www.gamesweekly.org/reviews/torment/torment.shtml

Game Spot Review
"It's clearly the best traditional computer role-playing game of the year and is bound to be an all-time favorite for many of its inevitable fans." - (rating 9 out of 10)
www.gamespot.com/rpg/torment/review.html

Game Spot Players Review
"If a good RPG game is defined by the story it tells, the ability it gives you to interact with a fantastic world, and a high level of interest to see these elements truly realized, then Black Isle Studios' Planescape: Torment is hands down a success." - (rating - 9.3)
www.gamespot.com/rpg/torment/review198e2.html

IGN: The Vault Network
"Planescape: Torment marks a triumphant initiation to the quirky D&D Planescape campaign setting. Developed and published by the Black Isle Studios division of Interplay, Planescape: Torment offers a creative storyline with lots of twists and turns, varied and interesting NPCs, exceptional replayability with different types of characters, imaginative artwork, a user-friendly interface, the opportunity to explore varied planes in the multiverse, lots of quests and sub-quests, and much, much more." - (rating - Game of the Year)
rpgvault.ign.com/features/specials/awards99.shtml

Intelligamer
"I'm pleased to report that Planescape: Torment is an excellent game. It combines a finely crafted story, great visuals and sound, and enough action and magic to keep almost any role playing gamer happy for many hours. It's the best single player RPG to come out in 1999." - (rating - 4 1/2 stars and the Intelligent Choice Award!)
www.intelligamer.com/rpg/planescape/planescape.asp

3D Gaming Network
"This game is for the hardcore RPG player out there. It's got an in-depth story, challenging combat, and enough harlots to keep your perverted side pleased for a very, very long time."
3dgaming.net/reviews/rpg/planescape_torment/

Game Pro World
"If there's a dark side to AD&D, it's Planescape: Torment. Black Isle Studios has taken the Baldur's Gate engine, spiced it up and turned it into a dark, twisted, and compelling search for identity and death in Sigil, the City of Doors." - (overall rating - 4.9 out of 5)
gameproworld.com/gpw/pc/article/0,1579,3948,00.html

Computer Games Online
"Few games succeed in developing a setting as intriguing as the one in Torment." - (rating 4.5 out of 5)
www.cdmag.com/articles/025/063/planescapet_review.html

C|NET Game Center
"The happiest role-playing game fans this Christmas were the ones who found the new game from Black Isle Studios under the tree." - (rating 8 out of 10)
www.gamecenter.com/Reviews/Item/0,6,0-3577,00.html?st.gc.fd.cg_new

GA RPG
"System Shock 2 was definitely a great game, in fact I would consider to be the best FPS of the year hands down. However it is not the best CRPG game of the year, that accolade goes to the guys at Black Isle Studios for their saving grace in a sea of mediocrity, Planescape: Torment." (rating 99%)
www.ga-rpg.com/reviews/torment.cfm

Daily Radar
"Planescape Torment is easily the best RPG title to emerge since Baldur's Gate, and its plot surpasses that of most adventure titles." - (rating - a direct hit, their highest)
www.dailyradar.com/reviews/game_review_475.html

PC Game Review
"I was totaly blown away buy Torment... Let's just hope that all future RPG games are set from this fantastic standard." - (over all rating - 4.7 out of 5)
www.pcgr.com/reviews/roleplaying/Product_834.asp

Game Fan
"I could write a book about how good this game is." - (Viewpoint = 98)
http://www.gamefan.com/repre.asp?g=1480&t=r

RPG Fan
"Given the strong background of the developers, does Planescape: Torment live up to its pedigree? Yes, and in the process, may be one of the best RPGs of 1999." - (Rating - 89%)
rpgfan.com/reviews/ptorment.html

Thresh's Firing Squad
"The thought, effort and design that went into Torment must have been tremendous. The game is a stunning work of art, full of creativity and originality. It is faithful to the rules of both AD&D and Planescape yet bends them enough to make for a different experience for hardcore veterans without ruining the game. Everything from the storyline to the music is just right. Black Isle has definitely achieved that magical mix that every developer tries for in every game." - (rating - 93% and Editors Choice Award)
www.firingsquad.com/games/torment/

Fan Sites

Wow, check out this fan site!
http://www.cool123.com/game/

Our first fan site (German)
http://www.planescape-torment.de/

Great site!
http://www.gamejag.com/

RPG (Danish fan site)
http://rpg.spilcentret.dk/

The Pit
http://www.planescape-torment.net/

Flabbyjack's House of Pa(i)ncakes
http://www.geocities.com/flabbyjack

The winners of our Planescape: Torment fansite contest
Water of the Styx
The Mazes
The Torment Underworld
New Rossyth Shipyards
Big Crazy Rotting Hand Page
The Lady's Maze of Torment
The Planescape: Torment Center
Torment: The Recollection
A Shadowy Street In Sigil
Planescape: Torment Hideout

Press Links

U-Games Preview
http://www.u-games.com/previews/planescape_1.shtml

Gamespot Preview
http://www.gamespot.com/rpg/planetor/index.html

Gamespot Preview (8 page)
http://www.gamespot.com/features/planescape/index.html

Happy Puppy
http://www.happypuppy.com/press/features/anst023-ar4.htm

3D Gaming Net
http://www.3dgaming.net/features/planescape/preview.shtml

Next Gen
http://www.next-generation.com/jsmid/news/6819.html

Gamepost Preview
http://www.gamepost.com/interviews/planescapetorment.html

Desslock Preview
http://desslock.gamespot.com/features/planescape/

Gamepen Preview
http://www.gamepen.com/preview/PC/04_11_1999_45_1.asp

Gamecenter Preview
http://www.gamecenter.com/Peeks/Planescape/index.html

IGN PC Preview
http://pc.ign.com/previews/9939.html

Games.Net Preview
http://www.games.net/pcgames/articles/0,1034,6322,00.html?CHANNEL=pcgames&AD_SECTION=preview

Gamesmania Preview
http://www.gamesmania.com/English/Sneak/new/torment/torment.htm

PC Gamer Preview
http://www.pcgamer.com/columns/120.html

General AD&D / Planescape Links

TSR, Inc.
http://www.tsr.com/

Straight to TSR's Planescape section
http://www.tsr.com/Planescape/What_Is.html

The Mimir
(Planescape pen & paper site)
http://www.mimir.net/

A Tiefling's Exultation
(Planescape pen & paper site)
http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Vault/9974/

Tales of the Bariaur
http://www.wenet.net/~csangha/planes/

Planewalker.com
http://www.planewalker.com/

Eric's Planescape Campaign
http://www.mailbag.com/users/ericnoah/d_and_d.htm

On the Wings of Mephits
(Planescape pen & paper site)
http://www.deathstar.org/~krlipka/ps/

Tony Diterlizzi's Home Site
(Classic Planescape artist)
http://www.diterlizzi.com/

Other Cool Links

Bioware Corp
(maker of great computer games, and the game engine that powers Planescape: Torment)
http://www.bioware.com/

Interplay Store
(hey, we had to remind you)
http://www.interplay-store.com/flash.html

Judges Guild
(maker of classic AD&D products - recently reformed after 15 year hiatus)
http://www.judgesguild.com/

North Shore
(alternative home of the Black Isle Krew)
http://www.nshore.to/

Epica 1452: Marchhammer
(little dweebie pre-pre-pre-production CRPG site by Bishop Sawyer)
http://www.redqueendesign.com/marchhammer

IPlay Games Message Boards
(Message Boards for Interplay Games)
http://www.iplaygames.com/forums.shtml