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Timeline of the BG, IwD, NwNs, and Planescape games

NickBluetoothNickBluetooth Member Posts: 43
Four and a half years ago, daven posted a topic in this subforum asking for "a timeline of the DnD games". I spent some time cross-referencing different sources online to create one, with the dates of some novels and adventure modules thrown in the middle, all written in the Dalereckoning year system. However, I couldn't post it on the original topic because it's so old it's been archived. So instead, I'm posting my timeline here, in the hope that it's accurate:

1281 DR: Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition
1312 DR: Icewind Dale 2 Complete
1357 DR: Azure Bonds (novel)
1358 DR: Eye of the Beholder
1359 DR: The Temple of Elemental Evil (game, module, novel)
1360 DR: Scourge of the Slave Lords (module)
1361 DR: Into the Void (novel)
1367 DR: Planescape: Torment: Enhanced Edition (game, novel, LP)
1368 DR: Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition (game, novel)
1368 DR: Baldur's Gate: Siege of Dragonspear (DLC)
1369 DR: Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition (game, novels)
1369 DR: Pool of Radiance II: Ruins of Myth Drannor (game, novel, adventure)
1370 DR: Faction War (adventure)
1371 DR: Die Vecna Die! (module)
1371 DR: Return to the Temple of Elemental Evil (adventure)
1372 DR: Neverwinter Nights Diamond
1373 DR: Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone (±1 year)
1374 DR: Neverwinter Nights 2 Complete
1374 DR: Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance
1376 DR: Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II
1420 DR: Dungeons & Dragons: Daggerdale
1479 DR: Neverwinter
1482 DR: Murder in Baldur's Gate (adventure)
1491 DR: Princes of the Apocalypse (adventure)
1491 DR: Death Masks (novel)

581 CY = 121st Ha = 1361 DR = 358 AC
(Greyhawk Common Years, Planescape/Sigil years of Factol Haskhar's reign, Forgotten Realms' Dalereckoning, DragonLance's Alt Cataclius)
I had to do some digging to get the timeline just right, but the source most helpful in reconciling the Faerûn and Sigil dating systems was a chronology page written by ripvanwormer and Felenthir Enthelion:
Paul Westermeyer's Spelljammer Timeline was also very helpful in connecting the dating systems of other campaign settings:

If there are any inconsistencies with my conclusions as to which games occurred on which years, feel free to reply with suggestions.

Post edited by NickBluetooth on


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