A game developer, now owned and published by Interplay. They are considered to be single-handedly responsible for the resurrection of RPG's as a gaming genre after an apparent demise in the early '90s at the hands of the popularity of first-person shooters and real time strategy games, especially with their release of Fallout and its sequel. The irony was that it was not set in the traditional RPG medieval setting, but post-nuclear apocalypse. The company motto is "by gamers for gamers". It has since gone on to produce games such as Baldur's Gate and Icewind Dale.