Plug ins for Pillars of Garendall can be created using the Coldstone game engine, also created by Beenox, and available from Ambrosia Software, Inc.
If you’d like to try your hand at creating your own plug ins for Pillars, then go to
and download the Coldstone demo. Read the plug in tutorial that ships with it, and the Coldstone User’s Manual. It contains complete instructions on using Coldstone. If you like it then you can purchase the complete Coldstone game engine, including libraries for character art, music files, soundfiles -- you name it -- everything you need to create your very own plug in or even a standalone game like Pillars of Garendall.
If you have further questions, the Ambrosia Web Board is a great resource for gamers and plug in designers alike. Go to http://www.AmbrosiaSW.com/cgi-bin/ubb/Ultimate.cgi and scroll down to the Coldstone boards. You can post questions of your own, or scroll through those already posted and answered.