In the spring of 1980, Sirotech Software, was founded by Norman Sirotek and Robert Woodhead. Sirotech Software published Info Tree, a database management program, Galactic Attack and a beta version of Wizardry: Dungeons of Despair which was later renamed Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord and formally released in the fall of 1981. It was the first game in the Wizardry series.
In the spring of 1981, Sir-Tech Software, Inc. was incorporated as a United States based video game developer and publisher.
Sir-Tech is best known for Wizardry, the role-playing video game series. The Jagged Alliance series first published by Sir-Tech in 1994, became a popular franchise. The third game in the Jagged Alliance series, Jagged Alliance 2, was still available from its current publisher after 15 years since its initial release.
Developed and published
- Info Tree (1979) (as Sirotech)
- Galactic Attack (1980) (as Sirotech)
- Wizardry: Dungeons of Despair (1981) (as Sirotech)
- 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)
- Rescue Raiders (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)
- Jagged Alliance: Deadly Games (1996)
- Nemesis: The Wizardry Adventure (1996)
- Wizardry Gold (1996)
- Wizardry 8 (2001)
- Star Maze (1982)
- The Seven Spirits of Ra (1987)
- Realms of Arkania: Blade of Destiny (1993)
- Realms of Arkania: Star Trail (1994)
- Druid: Daemons of the Mind (1995)
- Jagged Alliance (1995)
- Fable (1996)
- Armed & Delirious (1997)
- Excalibur 2555 AD (1997)
- Virus: The Game (1997)
- Realms of Arkania: Shadows over Riva (1997)
- Wilson, Johnny L. (November 1991). "A History of Computer Games". Computer Gaming World. p. 10. Retrieved 18 November 2013.
- IGN Staff. "Sir-tech's Last Words - We speak with Robert Sirotek as Sir-tech Software shuts its doors, and an era ends.". IGN Entertainment, Inc. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
- A brief history from MobyGames
- Museum of Computer Adventure Game History. "Wizardry 8: Stones of Arnhem". Retrieved 14 March 2014.
- RPG Codex. "You Will Believe A Golden Baby Has Flown:Stones of Arnhem relics up for auction on ebay". Retrieved 7 April 2014.