DRAGON'S LAIR: THE MOVIE - FUNDRAISING CONTINUES - Following the canceled Kickstarter campaign, the new Indiegogo campaign has begun!  The goal this time is $250,000 USD, which is nearly the amount that was pledged for the previous campaign.  Don and Gary are determined to make this film, and things are looking great in the first couple hours of contributions. (posted by Dave Hallock 12.01.15)

DRAGON'S LAIR: THE MOVIE - OFFICIAL CAMPAIGN UNDERWAY - Animators Don Bluth and Gary Goldman have started a 30-day Kickstarter campaign to raise $550,000 USD to produce a 10-minute teaser with which they intend to seek further backing for the production of a theatrically-released movie based on Dragon's Lair.  Dragon's Lair fans have been waiting for such a movie since Don & Gary first publicly announced their plans to create one in 1984.  Now you can help make it happen! (posted by Dave Hallock 10.26.15)

DRAGON'S LAIR II ENHANCEMENT - Thirty-one years after the beginning of the game's development, Dragon's Lair II: Time Warp is finally coming to the platform that it was originally intended for...  the Cinematronics Dragon's Lair/Space Ace PCB!  The new DL2E ROM promises to give Time Warp the classic 1984 treatment that it's been missing for too long. (posted by Dave Hallock 07.06.15)

MERLIN FIRMWARE UPDATES - Merlin, the MultiROM and laserdisc player conversion hardware for Dragon's Lair and Space Ace games, has been updated to allow the switching of ROM sets, and also the changing of some settings usually controlled by DIP switches, via an on-screen menu that can now be activated from the game's control panel while the current game is still running.  Additional plans for the future are to interact with the Dexter laserdisc replacement board to allow complete external switching of games that would normally need a laserdisc change, without ever powering down or even opening the game cabinet! (posted by Dave Hallock 07.06.15)

DEXTER LASERDISC REPLACEMENT REV 3C NEARLY COMPLETE - The status of Dexter is continuing to grow strong, and revision 3C of the hardware is almost ready to ship.  Matt Ownby will once again deliver an informative presentation at California Extreme this year.  Dexter directly replaces several models of laserdisc players and laserdiscs with a reliable, solid state alternative. (posted by Dave Hallock 07.06.15)

CALIFORNIA EXTREME 2015 - The 19th year of California Extreme will once again be held at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara, CA on July 18th & 19th, 2015.  This annual event includes several hundred coin operated video games, pinball machines, and other novelties you once found in arcades and game rooms across the world.  It's two days that celebrate this exceptional entertainment medium, featuring tournaments, speakers, parts vendors, and an opportunity to play games you may not have seen for years.  Check the D-L-P Forum discussion of CAX 2015(posted by Dave Hallock 07.06.15)

DRAGON'S LAIR ON RECENT TELEVISION - A Dragon's Lair arcade game made an appearance (with mention) on the TV show "The Goldbergs" on April 29, 2014, during the episode "The Age of Darkness", apparently set in 1984.  Although as it turns out, the characters were lucky enough to be playing a game that had D-L-P.com's own Dragon's Lair Enhancement ROMs installed, more than 15 years ahead of the software's time!  (posted by Dave Hallock 04.30.14)

GEOFF EDWARDS - The host of the game show Starcade from 1983 - 1984 died on March 5, 2014.  He was 83 years old.  Multiple episodes of Starcade during those years were dedicated exclusively to laserdisc games.  Edwards' genuinely taking interest in all of the arcade games featured on the series notably added to the production.  (posted by Dave Hallock 03.06.14)

BREAKTHROUGHS IN STAR RIDER EMULATION EFFORTS - Daphne emulator developer Matt Ownby has broken new ground with recent work to add support for the game Star Rider.  Made possible largely in part by an overall increase to the emulator's accuracy that will benefit all of the supported games, the challenges that have hindered the progress of emulating Star Rider in the past are now being readily overcome.  See more info and videos of work in progress.  (posted by Dave Hallock 02.20.14)

COBRA COMMAND FOR COLLINS PROJECT SUCCESSFULLY DELIVERED! - On Saturday, November 16th, 2013 in Las Vegas, NV, Leslie M. Collins became the world's newest Cobra Command owner.  His life-long dream has been fulfilled.  More details to come...
(posted by Dave Hallock 11.17.13)

MANUFACTURER OF DRAGON'S LAIR SLOT MACHINE POSTS OFFICIAL RELEASE ANNOUNCEMENT - Cadillac Jack reveals its multi-bonus video reel adaptation of the legendary arcade game Dragon's Lair.  Players will experience never before seen animation from the renowned animator Don Bluth, four energizing bonus games, and four rewarding multi-level progressives.  Cadillac Jack slot machines are almost exclusive to Native American gaming, and are not currently found in Las Vegas or Atlantic City.  More details, discussion and images are posted in our forum(posted by Dave Hallock 11.12.13)

CALIFORNIA EXTREME 2014 DATES ANNOUNCED - The 18th year of California Extreme will once again be held at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara, CA on July 12th & 13th, 2014.  This annual event includes several hundred coin operated video games, pinball machines, and other novelties you once found in arcades and game rooms across the world.  It's two days that celebrate this exceptional entertainment medium, featuring tournaments, speakers, parts vendors, and an opportunity to play games you may not have seen for years.  The entire 22,500 sq.ft of exhibition space is once again reserved and will be packed!  Check the D-L-P Forum discussion of CAX 2014(posted by Dave Hallock 11.02.13)

COBRA COMMAND FOR COLLINS PROJECT NEARING COMPLETION - With thanks to the contributors of the Indiegogo campaign that secretly began in March 2013, Project Coordinator Brad Oldham has posted a video of the game cabinet in operation!  Now fully playable via the Daphne emulator running on the Raspberry Pi, the team is hoping for delivery within the year.  (posted by Dave Hallock 09.05.13)

SPACE ACE IS NOW AVAILABLE ON STEAM - Published by Digital Leisure Inc. - Space Ace, the follow up to Don Bluth's legendary Dragon's Lair, can now be enjoyed from the comfort of your home through the Steam digital distribution platform.  This fully arcade authentic version includes all of the original scenes you've come to enjoy, and even an all-new global high scores list so you can show how well you handle Ace's laser gun.  Other bonuses include a full watch feature to sit back and enjoy Don Bluth's stunning animation.
Dragon's Lair is also available on Steam for your PC and Mac via Steam Play.  Included with this release are Steam Achievements, Leaderboards and some fun extras!  (posted by Dave Hallock 08.27.13)

DRAGON'S LAIR TRILOGY - PLAYSTATION 3 BUNDLE - Digital Leisure has recently bundled all three classics - Dragon's Lair, Space Ace and Dragon's Lair II: Time Warp for one low price on the PlayStation Store.  So if you haven't downloaded them yet, now's the time!  (posted by Dave Hallock 08.27.13)

NEW BOOK ON COLLECTING - Syd Bolton, founder and curator of the Personal Computer Museum in Ontario, Canada, has announced his publication of a new book, Collecting for Dragon's Lair and Space Ace, which looks to be the first in a series of "Collecting for" books.  (posted by Dave Hallock 08.03.13)

CALIFORNIA EXTREME 2013 DATES ANNOUNCED - The 17th year of this amazing event will be held once again at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara CA on July 13th & 14th 2013!  California Extreme is an annual celebration of hundreds and hundreds of coin operated video games, pinball machines, and other novelties you once found in arcades and game rooms across the world.  It's two days that celebrate this exceptional entertainment medium, featuring tournaments, speakers, parts vendors, and an opportunity to play games you may not have seen for years.  This year is shaping up to be the largest ever, as for the first time, all 8 partitions of the exhibition space, over 22,500 sq.ft., have been reserved!  Check the D-L-P Forum discussion of CAX 2013.  (posted by Dave Hallock 03.19.13)

WHO WANTS TO WIN AN ARCADE GAME - Nope, we're not announcing a contest...  That's the name of the arcade game trivia competition that we at D-L-P.com presented at California Extreme 2011, and now, the compelling 27.5 minute video of the event is finally online for your enjoyment!  Check out the show's dedicated web page to see the video and some background notes on its creation.  (posted by Dave Hallock 07.27.12)

12TH ANNUAL D-L-P GATHERING DATES ANNOUNCED - The 12th annual D-L-P Gathering will be at California Extreme in the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara CA on July 9th & 10th 2011! Come help us celebrate this event and see some of the laserdisc arcade games that you haven't seen in a long time.  You can meet and hang out with some the people who frequent the D-L-P Message Board / Chat Room.  Check the Annual D-L-P Gathering page for info on who will be attending and which laserdisc games will be there.  Check the official California Extreme website for ticket pricing and hotel information. (posted by Jeff Kinder 04.02.11).

LASERCON NOW SUPPORTS SUPER DON QUIX-OTE - This great laserdisc player conversion card just got better!  It supports Dragon's Lair, Space Ace, Thayer's Quest, and now Super Don Quix-ote!!  For more information including pricing and the list of supported laserdisc players, visit the official LaserCon website(posted by Jeff Kinder 03.27.11)

ELECTRIC TIKI BRINGS DAPHNE - Don Bluth Films, Inc. and Electric Tiki have partnered to bring Dragon's Lair to Electric Tiki's 'Animated Ladies' series of collectibles that will showcase the pinnacle of animation's feminine royalty. The series includes Princess Daphne from Dragon's Lair and soon Kimberly from Space Ace. This is a limited edition of only 50, so pre-order yours today! For more information and pre-order instructions, visit Electric Tiki's website(posted by Jeff Kinder 01.12.11).

CALIFORNIA EXTREME 2011 DATES ANNOUNCED - The 15th year of this amazing event will be held once again at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara CA on July 9th & 10th 2011!  California Extreme (CAX) is an annual celebration of hundreds and hundreds of coin operated video games, pinball machines, and other novelties you once found in arcades and game rooms across the world. It's two days that celebrate this exceptional entertainment medium, featuring tournaments, speakers, parts vendors, and an opportunity to play games you may have not seen for years.  Check the official California Extreme website for ticket pricing and hotel information. (posted by Jeff Kinder 01.02.11).

SC3 - SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CLASSIC COLLECTORS - SC3 is teaming up with Nucleus, an art gallery and store in the northern L.A. area, to bring you a blowout arcade and console event. The party will take place on Saturday, March 5, 2011, from 12 noon to 12 midnight, at the Nucleus gallery in Alhambra, CA. Arcade games, console games, live music, and a videogame trivia contest are just some of the things that will be happening at this event.  Admission to the event is $10 if you pre-register online or $15 at the door.  For more information about this event, visit the official Southern California Classic Collectors website.  To order your tickets for this event, visit the Nucleus event registration page.

COBRA COMMAND FOR iPHONE/iPOD TOUCH - In 1984 Data East released what was the most cinematic and immersive gaming experience the world had ever seen, an arcade machine called Cobra Command that featured movie-like visuals and surround sound that were years ahead of their time.  Now 25 years on Revolutionary Concepts and licensor G-mode bring that same game in all it's glory to the iPhone and iPod Touch! The launch is sure to excite fans of the original arcade game!!  You can read more about it at the touchArcade website. App Store Link: Cobra Command, $4.99 (posted by Jeff Kinder 12.02.09)

NEW DRAGON'S LAIR AND SPACE ACE T-SHIRTS - 80sTee's.com has just released officially licensed Dragon's Lair and Space Ace t-shirts.  Check out their site for all of the great t-shirt designs featuring Dirk, Daphne, Singe, Ace, Kimmy, and Borf.  (posted by Jeff Kinder 08.26.09)

SPACE ACE ON THE iPHONE / iPOD TOUCH - The classic arcade game Space Ace has just landed in the App Store for a price of $4.99. The game is accurate to the arcade version but uses on-screen arrow buttons to replace the joystick.  It also has the same 3 difficulty modes as the original (Cadet, Captain, and Space Ace).  The launch is sure to excite fans of the original arcade game!!  You can read more about it at the touchArcade website. App Store Link: Space Ace, $4.99 (posted by Jeff Kinder 05.28.09)

11TH ANNUAL D-L-P GATHERING DATES ANNOUNCED - The 11th annual D-L-P Gathering will be at California Extreme in the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara CA on July 17th & 18th 2010! Come help us celebrate this event and see some of the laserdisc arcade games that you haven't seen in a long time.  You can meet and hang out with some the people who frequent the D-L-P Message Board / Chat Room.  Check the Annual D-L-P Gathering page for info on who will be attending and which laserdisc games will be there.  Check the official California Extreme website for ticket pricing and hotel information. (posted by Jeff Kinder 04.07.10).

CALIFORNIA EXTREME 2010 DATES ANNOUNCED - The 14th year of this amazing event will be held once again at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara CA on July 17th & 18th 2010!  California Extreme (CAX) is an annual celebration of hundreds and hundreds of coin operated video games, pinball machines, and other novelties you once found in arcades and game rooms across the world. It's two days that celebrate this exceptional entertainment medium, featuring tournaments, speakers, parts vendors, and an opportunity to play games you may have not seen for years.  Check the official California Extreme website for ticket pricing and hotel information. (posted by Jeff Kinder 03.01.10).

2nd SERIES OF DRAGON'S LAIR T-SHIRTS - The 2nd series of Dragon's Lair T-shirts are now available from Popfunk.com.  Another 12 new designs have been added!  Check them out here:  www.popfunk.com/search.aspx?cID=804. (posted by Jeff Kinder 04.07.10).

FAST DRAW SHOWDOWN ON WiiWare - Unholster your Wii Remote and show'em who the fastest draw really is, in this live action shooter! You'll go up against the best quick draws in the business, including one of the world's fastest, Wes Flowers. Fast Draw Showdown is now available for only 500 Wii Points exclusively on the Wii. (posted by chip Sbrogna 01.07.10)

DRAGON'S LAIR FOR iPHONE / iPOD TOUCH - The classic arcade game Dragon's Lair is now available in the App Store, brought to you by EA Mobile. The game is accurate to the arcade version but uses on-screen arrow buttons to replace the joystick.  The launch is sure to excite fans of the original arcade game!! App Store Link: Dragon's Lair, $4.99 (posted by Jeff Kinder 12.04.09)

AMERICAN LASER GAMES ON WII - Majesco Entertainment Company announced Mad Dog McCree Gunslinger Pack for Wii has shipped to retail.  Developed by Digital Leisure, Mad Dog McCree Gunslinger Pack for Wii is rated T for Teen and packs three complete arcade classics onto one game disc. The game is available now for the suggested retail price of only $19.99. For additional information about Majesco's exciting line of products, please visit www.majescoentertainment.com (posted by chip Sbrogna 06.16.09)

BANJO THE WOODPILE CAT ON DVD - This Special Edition DVD two-disc set includes color enhancement and more than 90 minutes of bonus features, including director and producers commentary, an interview with Bluth, Goldman and Pomeroy, a 10-minute news segment on their departure from Walt Disney Productions, a conversation with Bluth, and trailers from their other productions. (posted by chip Sbrogna 06.02.09)

10TH ANNUAL D-L-P GATHERING DATES ANNOUNCED - The 10th annual D-L-P Gathering will be at California Extreme in Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara CA on July 11th & 12th 2009! Come help us celebrate this event and see some of the laserdisc arcade games that you haven't seen in a long time.  You can meet some the people who frequent the D-L-P Message Board / Chat Room and also some D-L-Pers from the years past.  Check the Annual D-L-P Gathering page for info on who will be attending and which laserdisc games will be there.  Check the official California Extreme website for ticket pricing and hotel information.  (posted by Jeff Kinder 05.20.09).

CALIFORNIA EXTREME 2009 DATES ANNOUNCED - California Extreme returns to California, but in a new location!  The 13th year of this amazing event will at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara CA on July 11th & 12th 2009!  California Extreme (CAX) is an annual celebration of hundreds and hundreds of coin operated video games, pinball machines, and other novelties you once found in arcades and game rooms across the world. It's two days that celebrate this exceptional entertainment medium, featuring tournaments, speakers, parts vendors, and an opportunity to play games you may have not seen for years.  Check the official California Extreme website for ticket pricing and hotel information.  (posted by Jeff Kinder 03.15.09).

DRAGON'S LAIR & SPACE ACE GO BAJA! - THQ and 2XL Games take Dragon's Lair and Space Ace on an off-road ride!  With its multiple vehicle classes, numerous side-events and largely unexplored potential, publisher THQ and developer 2XL Games saw the Baja series as fertile ground for translation to the videogame world, and the two teamed up to turn that experience into a game geared heavily toward the hardcore set.  In this new off-road adventure for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, you will be surprised when you see some of the vehicles that you can choose from!  For more info on the game, visit the official website.  (posted by Jeff Kinder 09.24.08)

SPACE ACE FOR BLU-RAY AND HD-DVD!! - February 5, 2008 - Digital Leisure has announced the release of Space Ace on Blu-Ray and HD-DVD on April 8th 2008!  Space Ace has been completely restored and enhanced with an all-new 5.1 surround sound mix.  It was authored in both the Blu-ray Java environment (BD-J) and in HDi with advanced interactivity for HD DVD which will allow users of both formats to enjoy a full arcade-authentic experience.  Space Ace allows you to play the heroic Ace who must stop the evil Commander Borf from taking over the Earth! Armed with only a laser gun, Ace must find and destroy the Infanto Ray, rescue his girlfriend Kimberly, and save the Earth!  Visit Digital Leisure's website for more information (posted by Chip Sbrogna 02.13.08).

DRAGON'S LAIR ON NINTENDO DS - September 7, 2007 - Conspiracy Entertainment Europe is pleased to announce that they have secured the publishing rights to one of the world's best known gaming franchises, Dragon's Lair. They will be releasing the original Dragon's Lair and Dragon's Lair II: Warp Time for the Nintendo DS. In addition, they will also publish the DS version of Space Ace. United Coders (formerly announced as Wizardry Engineering) is developing all versions of these games. Dragon's Lair DS is due to ship in the 1st quarter of 2008 with the others to follow at a later date. Read the full press release for more information. (posted by Jeff Kinder 09.12.07).

DRAGON'S LAIR PROJECT TURNS 10 YEARS OLD!! - On August 25, 2007, the Dragon's Lair Project website celebrated its 10th anniversary on the net. The site, originally titled "Project Dragon's Lair", went online on August 25, 1997.  It started out as a single page with ten pictures showing the restoration of a Dragon's Lair cabinet. Within a few weeks, a couple more pages were added as the site's popularity began to grow.  Ten years later and over three million visitors, the site is the largest laserdisc gaming website in the world.  Special thanks to all who were involved over the years in making the Dragon's Lair Project website a huge success. (posted by Jeff Kinder 08.25.07).

DIGITAL LEISURE RELEASES DRAGON'S LAIR ON BLU-RAY!! - Dragon's Lair is now fully compatible with the All New PlayStation 3 in full 1080p High Definition video as well as your standalone Blu-ray Player. Use your PS3 or Blu-ray Player to unleash this smash hit arcade game! Not only can you now play in High Definition and listen in fantastic 5.1 Surround Sound but you get Full HD 1080p bonus materials!! This release has been designed in the all new BD-J authoring environment allowing for a complete Arcade Authentic Experience.  Visit Digital Leisure's website for more information (posted by Jeff Kinder 07.12.07).

DIGITAL LEISURE RELEASES DRAGON'S LAIR ON HD-DVD!! - You can now experience the stunning visuals of Dragon's Lair in full High Definition on your HD DVD player!! Using today's most sophisticated film transfer technology, this smash hit arcade game can now be played in High Definition and fantastic 5.1 surround sound.  Visit Digital Leisure's website for more information (posted by Jeff Kinder 07.12.07).

ANNUAL D-L-P GATHERING DATES ANNOUNCED - Well after much thought we've decided that the annual D-L-P Gathering will be at California Extreme in San Jose, California on August 11th & 12th 2007.  This year is very special because August marks the D-L-P's 10th ANNIVERSARY!!!!!! Come help us celebrate 10 years of laserdisc game collecting, 10 years of friends, and 10 years of the Dragon's Lair Project!!! Meet some the people who frequent the D-L-P Message Board / Chat Room and also some D-L-Pers from the years past.  Check the Annual D-L-P Gathering page for info on who will be attending and which laserdisc games will be there.  Check the official California Extreme website for ticket pricing and hotel information.  (posted by Jeff Kinder 03.20.07).

CALIFORNIA EXTREME 2007 DATES ANNOUNCED - California Extreme returns to San Jose, California on August 11th & 12th 2007!  California Extreme (CAX) is an annual celebration of hundreds of coin operated video games, pinball machines, and other novelties you once found in arcades and game rooms across the world. It's two days that celebrate this exceptional entertainment medium, featuring tournaments, speakers, parts vendors, and an opportunity to play games you may have not seen for years.  Check the official California Extreme website for ticket pricing and hotel information.  (posted by Jeff Kinder 03.15.07).

CLASSIC GAMING EXPO 2007 DATES ANNOUNCED - Classic Gaming Expo returns to Las Vegas on July 28th & 29th 2007!  CGE enters its tenth year as the world's first and largest event paying tribute to the people, systems and games of yesteryear. The 2007 event guarantees to be the biggest and best ever, with lots of surprises to be announced as the show draws near. As always, CGE is open to the public and gamers of all ages are welcome!  Check the official Classic Gaming Expo website for ticket pricing and hotel information. (posted by Jeff Kinder 02.22.07).

DRAGON'S LAIR PROJECT TURNS 9 YEARS OLD - On August 25, 2006, the Dragon's Lair Project website celebrated its 9th anniversary on the net. The site, originally titled "Project Dragon's Lair", went online on August 25, 1997.  It started out as a single page with ten pictures showing the restoration of a Dragon's Lair cabinet. Within a few weeks, a couple more pages were added as the site's popularity began to grow.  Nine years later and almost three million visitors, the site is the largest laserdisc gaming website in the world.  Special thanks to all who were involved over the years in making the Dragon's Lair Project website a huge success. (posted by Jeff Kinder 08.25.06).

DRAGON'S LAIR IN HD! - For the first time ever you can experience the stunning visuals of Dragon's Lair in full High Definition video! Using the most sophisticated film transfer technology, this smash hit arcade game can now be played in High Definition and fantastic 5.1 Surround Sound on your computer. Official Press Release  (posted by Jeff Kinder 06.25.06)

CLASSIC ARCADE GAMING TOURNAMENT - The first annual Classic Arcade Gaming (dot com) Tournament will be held this St. Patrick Day's weekend (Friday, March 17th through Sunday, March 19th) at Challenge Arcade, located in the Berkshire Mall, in the Reading, PA area. 15 arcade game titles are highlighted in the event, including a majority that are popular classics from the 80's (like Ms. Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, Frogger, and more), plus the famous laser title Dragon's LairFor the full 'scoop', and a listing of useful information for out of town travelers, visit the official 2006 Classic Arcade Gaming (dot com) Tournament website.  (posted by D-L-P Staff  03.08.06

7TH ANNUAL D-L-P GATHERING DATES ANNOUNCED - Be a part of the 7th annual D-L-P Gathering!  This year the gathering will take place at California Extreme 2006, on July 8th and 9th in San Jose California.  There will be hundreds of arcade games there, including many laserdisc games, all set on free play for your enjoyment.  For more information on who will be attending and which laserdisc games will be there, visit the 7th Annual D-L-P Gathering page.  For more information on California Extreme, including ticket information and hotel booking, visit the official California Extreme site(posted by D-L-P Staff  03.08.06)

CALIFORNIA EXTREME 2006 DATES ANNOUNCED - California Extreme 2006 will be held on July 8th and 9th, 2006 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California.  California Extreme is an annual celebration of coin operated pinball machines, video games and other novelties you once found in game arcades. It's two days that celebrate this entertainment medium, featuring tournaments, speakers, parts vendors, and an opportunity to play games you may have not seen for years.  For more information, visit the official California Extreme site. (posted by Jeff Kinder 03.08.06)

DIGITAL LEISURE RELEASES THAYER'S QUEST - Digital Leisure has now released the arcade classic Thayer's Quest on CD-ROM and DVD.  Originally designed for the Halcyon System and later released in the arcades, Thayer's Quest was a game that gave players more choice and allowed each player to have a unique gaming experience.  Now with the help of a few D-L-P Staff and Daphne Developers, Digital Leisure has brought the experience to your home computer or DVD movie player for the first time ever.  (posted by D-L-P Staff 11.25.05)

DIGITAL LEISURE GOES 360! - Digital Leisure today has released fifteen classic games that redefined a generation for the all new Xbox 360*.  Hold on to your consoles, included in the release is the award winning Dragons Lair series of games and American Laser Games classics, like Mad Dog McCree.  Also, for the first time on a home console comes the Digital Leisure release of the classic Thayers Quest!  All of these great titles are compatible with the all new Xbox 360.  (posted by D-L-P Staff 11.25.05)

DRAGON'S LAIR PROJECT TURNS 8 YEARS OLD - On August 25, 2005, the Dragon's Lair Project website celebrated its 8th anniversary on the net. The site, originally titled "Project Dragon's Lair", went online on August 25, 1997.  It started out as a single page with ten pictures showing the restoration of a Dragon's Lair cabinet. Within a few weeks, a couple more pages were added as the site's popularity began to grow.  Eight years later and over two and a half million visitors, the site is the largest laserdisc gaming website in the world.  Special thanks to all who were involved over the years in making the Dragon's Lair Project website a huge success. (posted by Jeff Kinder 08.25.05).

CALIFORNIA EXTREME 2005 DATES ANNOUNCED - California Extreme 2005 will be held on August 6th and 7th, 2005 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California.  California Extreme is an annual celebration of coin operated pinball machines, video games and other novelties you once found in game arcades. It's two days that celebrate this entertainment medium, featuring tournaments, speakers, parts vendors, and an opportunity to play games you may have not seen for years. For more information, visit the official California Extreme site. (posted by Jeff Kinder 04.24.05)

THE ALL NEW DRAGON'S LAIR PROJECT DEBUTS - Almost two years in the making!  On January 1, 2005, the Dragon's Lair Project has a new look, many new updates, a new Message Board, and the all new Laserdisc Game Collectors page goes online. (posted by D-L-P Staff 01.01.05)

LASERDISC GAMES AT THE NEW CHALLENGE ARCADE - Play Dragon's Lair, Space Ace, Super Don Quix-ote and many other classic arcade games at the Challenge Arcade!  This new arcade is located in the Berkshire Mall in Wyomissing, PA.  The new Challenge Arcade is a modern arcade with a touch of class.  They feature classic, contemporary, laserdisc, rare, and prototype video games.  Additionally, they offer pinball, shuffle bowling, billiards and dome hockey.  Challenger Arcade Website, Press Release, Pictures (posted by Jeff Kinder 09.16.04)

CLASSIC GAMING EXPO 2005 DATES ANNOUNCED - Classic Gaming Expo 2005 will return to the bay area, California on August 20th and 21st, 2005. The event will move closer to San Francisco and will be held in the convenient and exquisite Hyatt Regency in Burlingame. The Classic Gaming Expo is the video gaming industrys largest show dedicated to the preservation and celebration of video game history. For more information, visit the official Classic Gaming Expo site. (posted by Jeff Kinder 09.13.04)

FAST DRAW SHOWDOWN COMING BACK TO THE ARCADES - GLOBAL VR announces the release of Six-Gun Select with an old west inspired, upgradeable platform. The game is PC-based and does not use laser disks. While the cabinet features Fast Draw Showdown along with the availability of The Last Bounty Hunter, there will be more western-themed games to follow which will help retain the cabinet's "freshness" for players.  Look for it in your local arcade today! (posted by Jeff Kinder 09.13.04)

DRAGON'S LAIR PROJECT TURNS 7 YEARS OLD - On August 25, 2004, the Dragon's Lair Project website celebrated its 7th anniversary on the net. The site, originally titled "Project Dragon's Lair", went online on August 25, 1997.  It started out as a single page with ten pictures showing the restoration of a Dragon's Lair cabinet. Within a few weeks, a couple more pages were added as the site's popularity began to grow.  Seven years later and over two million visitors, the site is the largest laserdisc gaming website in the world.  Special thanks to all who were involved over the years in making the Dragon's Lair Project website a huge success. (posted by Jeff Kinder 08.26.04).

CALIFORNIA EXTREME 2004 DATES ANNOUNCED - California Extreme 2004 will be held on August 7th and 8th, 2004 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California.  California Extreme is the "Classic Arcade Games Show". In a nutshell, it's an annual celebration of coin operated pinball machines, video games and other novelties you once found in game arcades. It's two days that celebrate this exceptional entertainment medium, featuring tournaments, speakers, parts vendors, and an opportunity to play games you may have not seen for years. For more information, visit the official California Extreme site. (posted by Jeff Kinder 04.18.04)

CLASSIC GAMING EXPO 2004 DATES ANNOUNCED - The 2004 Classic Gaming Expo will be held on August 21st and 22nd, 2004 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California.  Previously held in Las Vegas, CGE Services decided to seek larger quarters for their seventh annual event due to the growing attendance. The Classic Gaming Expo is the video gaming industrys largest show dedicated to the preservation and celebration of video game history. For more information, visit the official Classic Gaming Expo site. (posted by Jeff Kinder 04.18.04)

DRAGON'S LAIR COMING BACK TO THE ARCADES - Ultracade unveiled the new 20th Anniversary arcade release of Dragon's Lair at the IAAPA trade show in Orlando, yesterday.  See a picture of the cabinet here(posted by Jeff Kinder 11.21.03)

DRAGON'S LAIR 20th ANNIVERSARY CD-ROM - Digital Leisure today announced that Dragons Lair 20th Anniversary Box Set CD-ROM will ship to retail outlets nationwide November 14. The box set includes the three classics that defined laserdisc arcade games: Dragons Lair, Space Ace and Dragons Lair II: Time Warp. Following on the success of the 2002 DVD release, the highly anticipated CD-ROM version contains all the extras and even more gameplay enhancements.  For more information on the game or to place an order, visit Digital Leisure's website. (full press release)  (posted by Jeff Kinder 11.05.03)

MVCREATIONS RELEASES COMICS SCHEDULE - MVCreations, the company that is bringing us Dragon's Lair and Space Ace comics, gives us the upcoming schedule for the next releases of the Dragon's Lair and Space Ace comics.  For more information, visit the MVCreations website or just check out the Online Preview Page with pictures of all the covers, release dates, and links to the MVCreations Online store. (posted by Jeff Kinder 10.10.03)

ARCADE RENOVATION REISSUES:  Arcade Renovations has announced another run of the popular Dragon's Lair Control Panel Overlay for the US / Cinematronics version of Dragons' Lair.  A very limited number of these overlays will be created, so be sure to order your today! For more information and pricing, see the original post from Arcade Renovations. (posted by Jeff Kinder 10.09.03)

DRAGON'S LAIR: SINGE'S REVENGE - On Then Shelves.com gives us a sneak peak of the upcoming comic series Dragon's Lair:  Singe's Revenge.  This six issue miniseries is due out in August along with Space Ace from MVCreations and CrossGen.  For more images, check out the link on OnTheShelves.com (posted by Jeff Kinder 07.11.03)

DRAGON'S LAIR COMING BACK TO THE ARCADES - Yes, its true! Dragon's Lair is coming back to the arcades for its 20th anniversary. Ultracade will be launching it at the IAAPA trade show in Orlando in November.  More information and press release coming soon! (posted by Jeff Kinder 10.09.03)

GARY GOLDMAN ON SPACE ACE - The Pulse caught up with Gary Goldman and talked with him about the new Space Ace comic. (full story here)  DON BLUTH ON DRAGON'S LAIR - Newsarama sat down with Don Bluth for a discussion on animation, dream projects, and the new Dragon's Lair comic. (full story here) (posted by Jeff Kinder 07.10.03)

DRAGON'S LAIR PROJECT TURNS 6 YEARS OLD - On August 25, 2003, the Dragon's Lair Project website celebrated its 6th anniversary on the net. The site, originally titled "Project Dragon's Lair", went online on August 25, 1997.  It started out as a single page with ten pictures showing the restoration of a Dragon's Lair cabinet. Within a few weeks, a couple more pages were added as the site's popularity began to grow.  Six years later and over one million visitors, the site is the largest laserdisc gaming website in the world.  Special thanks to all who were involved over the years in making the Dragon's Lair Project website a huge success. (posted by Jeff Kinder 08.26.03).

DRAGON'S LAIR: SINGE'S REVENGE - On Then Shelves.com gives us a sneak peak of the upcoming comic series Dragon's Lair:  Singe's Revenge.  This six issue miniseries is due out in August along with Space Ace from MVCreations and CrossGen.  For more images, check out the link on OnTheShelves.com (posted by Jeff Kinder 07.11.03)

MATT OWNBY INTERVIEW ON RETROGAMING RADIO - RetroGaming Radio is back once again with part one of an interview with D-L-P Staff Member and DAPHNE Creator / Coordinator, Matt Ownby. In part one of this interview from the Classic Gaming Expo 2002, Matt talks about the early days of the DAPHNE emulator and what was involved in creating it. To listen to the interview, be sure to check out www.RetroGamingRadio.com. (posted by Jeff Kinder 01.13.02)

DRAGONS LAIR 3D FOR NINTENDO GAME CUBE SHIPS - Encore Software announced that Dragons Lair 3D - Return to the Lair for the Nintendo Game Cube has begun shipping to retailers. This completely new, built-from-the-ground-up version of the classic Dragons Lair arcade game features legendary characters, great gameplay, and impressive imagery created by Don Bluth and Rick Dyer. (posted by Jeff Kinder 01.06.03)

NEW RELEASE FROM DIGITAL LEISURE - Digital Leisure has just released a new PC CD-ROM version of American Laser Games' Mad Dog McCree.  The game has been completely re-encoded in high quality MPEG video and it now plays on the full range of Windows compatible computers including Windows XP.  Use your mouse to shoot or, for the full arcade experience, use the Act-Lab USB light gun.  For more information on the game or to place an order, visit Digital Leisure's website. (full press release) (posted by Jeff Kinder 12.06.02)

RICK DYER INTERVIEW ON RETROGAMING RADIO - The special Thanksgiving 2k2 episode features a full interview with Rick Dyer, the hardware magician behind laserdisc games including the first hologram video game technology, and the new Dragon's Lair 3D video game.  There is also a review of the new Dragon's Lair 20th Anniversary DVD pack.  For more information check out www.RetroGamingRadio.com. (posted by Jeff Kinder 11.28.02)

DRAGON'S LAIR 3D THEME - Be the first to download and listen to "He's My Guy", the title track from the new game Dragon's Lair 3D.  The song, written by Christopher Stone and Jon Lewin, features the vocal talents of Julie Eisenhower.  Dragon's Lair 3D will be released by UbiSoft Entertainment for the PC and Xbox on November 18, 2002, and by Encore Software for the PlayStation 2 and Game Cube in January 2003.  All versions will include a full length music video to the song.  Download and listen to He's My Guy (3.2 MB). (posted by Dave Hallock 11.14.02)

DON BLUTH INTERVIEW ON RETROGAMING RADIO - In this month's show, Shane Monroe and Bryan Smith take it on the road to visit Don Bluth Studios for an interview with none other than Don Bluth himself.  The interview talks about many of Don's movies, Dragon's Lair, Dragon's Lair 3D, and yes... we finally find out the truth behind the laserdisc game Sea Beast!  The show also has an interview with Gary Kitchen (Activision fame) plus a RetroGaming Radio exclusive sneak peek at the new pop song He's My Guy produced for the promotion of Dragon's Lair 3D!  For more information on this month's show or last month's show, which includes an interview with Don Bluth at CGE, check out their website at www.RetroGamingRadio.com. (posted by Jeff Kinder 11.01.02)

DRAGON'S LAIR 3D FEATURED IN L.A. TIMES - On Thursday October 17, the Los Angeles Times started writing features on Video Games in their Calendar Entertainment Section.  The very first featured game was Dragon's Lair 3D!  The Calendar Section is the most widely viewed section of the newspaper.  This is another great milestone for everyone involved in the creation of this game, in that the L.A. Times has chosen Dragon's Lair 3D to introduce and treat video gaming as a legitimate entertainment feature rather than the usual Tech Times snippet.  Read the article / interview with Don Bluth.  (posted by Jeff Kinder 10.27.02)

NEW RELEASES FROM DIGITAL LEISURE - To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the original arcade release of the smash hit Dragons Lair, Digital Leisure is producing a special edition DVD box set of the three arcade classics that defined laserdisc arcade games: Dragons Lair, Space Ace and Dragons Lair II: Time Warp.  Digital Leisure has also announced the upcoming release of a remastered version of the American Laser Games smash arcade hit Mad Dog 2: The Lost Gold. (Dragon's Lair press release) (Mad Dog 2 press release) (posted by Jeff Kinder 10.10.02)

DRAGON'S LAIR ENHANCEMENT ROMS VERSION 2.0 AVAILABLE - The long awaited upgrade promises to surpass all other versions of Dragon's Lair ever produced.  For the first time ever, the gameplay of Dragon's Lair emerges as a real-world environment with the coherence of a film.  Additionally, using the new limited edition laserdisc, DLE 2.0 offers the opportunity to experience the new gameplay of cutting room floor animation that has never been available anywhere before! (since brief prototype testing in 1983)  Visit the official DLE 2.0 web page for all the details. (posted by Dave Hallock 09.15.02)

DRAGON'S LAIR PROJECT TURNS 5 YEARS OLD - On August 25, 2002, the Dragon's Lair Project website celebrated its 5th anniversary on the net. The site, originally titled "Project Dragon's Lair", went online on August 25, 1997.  It started out as a single page with ten pictures showing the restoration of a Dragon's Lair cabinet. Within a few weeks, a couple more pages were added as the site's popularity began to grow.  Five years later and just under one million visitors, the site now consists of over 800 separate pages and is the main source for all laserdisc gaming needs.  Special thanks to all who were involved over the years in making the Dragon's Lair Project website a huge success. (posted by Jeff Kinder 08.26.02).

CLASSIC GAMING EXPO 2002 - August 10th & 11th 2002 were definitely the days to be in Las Vegas.  At this 5th annual event, CGE celebrated the 30th anniversary of Atari and the 20th anniversary of the Coleco & Vectrex Gaming Systems.  Dragon's Lair creators Don Bluth, Rick Dyer, and Gary Goldman were on hand to sign autographs and promote their upcoming game, Dragon's Lair 3D Steven Hertz, Brad O, and Shaun L brought quite a few of their arcade games for everyone to enjoy.  Check the CGE2K2 page for pictures of this year's event. (posted by Jeff Kinder 08.14.02)

DRAGON'S LAIR 3D ACTION FIGURES SHIP - AnJon, Inc. has begun shipping the the new Dragon's Lair 3D action figures to many stores across the USA.  Digital Leisure is working with AnJon to distribute the action figure line. Order your figures today from any one of these stores:  (posted by Jeff Kinder 08.08.02)

NEW RELEASE FROM DIGITAL LEISURE - Digital Leisure today announced its release of a remastered version of the American Laser Games' smash arcade hit Crime Patrol 2: Drug Wars.  PlayStation 2 and X-Box platforms are due out in August and a CD-ROM version will be available this fall.  For more information, visit the Digital Leisure website (full press release) (posted by Jeff Kinder 07.02.02)

DRAGON'S LAIR 3D SITE LAUNCHED - The new Dragon's Lair 3D site is now up and running!  Be sure to check there often for all the latest info on Dragon's Lair 3D including its release date!  Stop by the Dragon's Lair 3D site today!  (posted by Jeff Kinder 05.10.02)

SPACE ACE ENHANCEMENT ROMS AVAILABLE - Two years in the making, the Space Ace Enhancement ROM set version 1.0 has been released.  Now, for the first time in 19 years, you can finally play Space Ace the way it was intended to be played while it was being designed/animated.  Visit the official SAE web page and find out how. (posted by Dave Hallock 04.21.02)

NEW DRAGON'S LAIR LASERDISCS - Mike Fox and Ron Schwar have come thru with something amazing for Dragon's Lair fans.  Brand new, fully licensed, reproduction Dragon's Lair laserdiscs!  Not only is the picture quality awesome on these new discs, but they also include over eight minutes of unused footage from the original prototype version of the game!  For more information, check out Hi-Tech's website. (posted by Jeff Kinder 04.17.02)

DRAGON'S LAIR 3D ACTION FIGURE RELEASE DATE - AnJon, Inc. announced today that the new Dragon's Lair 3D action figures will be released in August in conjunction with the new Dragon's Lair 3D video game launch.  Digital Leisure will work with AnJon to distribute the action figure line in the United States and abroad.  (full press release)  (posted by Jeff Kinder 04.08.02)

DRAGON'S LAIR LASERDISC PRE-ORDERS - Get them while they last!  Hi-Tech is now taking pre-orders for the reproduction Dragon's Lair laserdiscs, slated for release in a few months.  Pre-order your disc today!  For more information, check out Hi-Tech's website. (posted by Jeff Kinder 02.15.02)

DRAGON'S LAIR LASERDISC REPRODUCTION - On January 17, 2002, an agreement was made with Dragon's Lair LLC for the reproduction of the 1983 North American version of the Dragon's Lair laserdisc. There will be a limited quantity of these discs so get your order in today!! Check out the original post on the message board for more information.  (posted by Jeff Kinder 01.17.02)

NEW RELEASE FROM DIGITAL LEISURE - On January 11, 2002, Digital Leisure announced that seven of their hit arcade titles, including Dragon's Lair, Space Ace, and Dragon's Lair II are now MAC compatible.  Check out Digital Leisure's website for more information. (full press release)  (posted by Jeff Kinder 01.13.02)

HISTORIC DAY (WEEK?) FOR THE D-L-P - On Tuesday, January 8, 2002, The Dragon's Lair Project received the most visitors to the home page ever in one day, 1147, nearly doubling the previous record, which was set the day before.  (posted by Dave Hallock 01.09.02)

DRAGON'S LAIR 3D FOR PS-2 AND GAMECUBE - Encore, Inc. today announced that it has signed a 3 year, worldwide agreement with Dragon's Lair LLC to publish the new Dragon's Lair 3D game, based on the enormously successful Dragon's Lair franchise.  Slated for release in third quarter 2002 for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and the Nintendo GameCube(tm), Dragon's Lair 3D will be a huge hit in the home. (full press release) (posted by Jeff Kinder 01.07.02)

DRAGON'S LAIR 3D ACTION FIGURES - October 24, 2001 - AnJon, Inc., manufacturer and marketer of action figure toys, announced today the signing of a licensing agreement with Dragon's Lair LLC and a distribution agreement with Digital Leisure.  The agreements enable AnJon, Inc. to produce action figures of some of the game's most recognizable figures including Dirk the Daring, Mordroc, Princess Daphne, and Singe the Dragon as well as the new characters that players will experience in the Dragon's Lair 3D video game. (full press release)  (posted by Jeff Kinder 10.24.01)

NEW RELEASE FROM DIGITAL LEISURE - On October 3, 2001, Digital Leisure released a new Arcade Authentic version of Dragons Lair on CD-ROM.  The first and only fully authentic arcade version is now available for your PC.  Stop by your local video game store today and pick up a copy or order it directly Digital Leisure.  Check out Digital Leisure's website for more information. (full press release)  (posted by Jeff Kinder 10.10.01)

LASERACE CONVERSION CARDS - LaserAce is the ultimate in conversion cards for your laserdisc game.  Supporting 18 different laserdisc games and about 12 different laserdisc players, (depending on what game you are using it in), it's definitely something every laserdisc game collector needs.  Check out the LaserArcade website for more information. (posted by Jeff Kinder 10.03.01)

DRAGON'S LAIR ARTWORK SET FOR REPRODUCTION  - Arcade Renovations.com is proud to announce that it has reached an agreement with Bluth Group LTD and Dragon's Lair LLC to reproduce Dragon's Lair Side Art, Control Panel Overlays, and Marquees.  For more information visit the Arcade Renovations website. (press release) (Posted by Jeff Kinder, 08.27.01)

D-L-P.COM TURNS 4 YEARS OLD - (posted by Jeff Kinder, 08.25.01) - On 8/25/01, the Dragon's Lair project passed its fourth year on the net.  We've had well over 300,000 hits and continue to get about 12,000 new hits a month these days.  Thanks to EVERYONE for their support.

NEW GAMES FROM DIGITAL LEISURE (Posted by Jeff Kinder, 06.19.01) - At this years Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Digital Leisure announced they will be releasing new versions of Dragon's Lair, Space Ace, and Dragon's Lair II.  These versions will have all of the arcade version characteristics like proper move beeps and scene sequencing.  Digital Leisure also announced they have acquired the rights to produce ten of the ALG laserdisc game favorites like Mad Dog McCree, Crime Patrol and many others. Check out their website for more info.  www.digitalleisure.com

 


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