1UP recently ran a feature with industry leaders chiming in on the future of single-player RPGs. All sorts of interesting topics are covered. When they get to the section on indie RPGs, Alan Miranda of Ossian Studios mentions Eschalon: Book I and said he enjoyed it. The article is a great read for anyone interested in the genre of single-player RPGs.
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