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A peek at the new graphics

Discussion in 'Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition' started by damedog, Feb 13, 2018.

  1. damedog Gems: 15/31
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    Beamdog let us see the new Aribeth model (they promised to change the hair color) and honestly, i'm pretty blown away.

    If they keep changes up to that level of quality the EE would be something worth buying, I think, even before any new content is made for the game.

    What do you think?
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  2. Taluntain

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    Your image isn't loading, I suggest uploading it to an album here or linking to the source.
     
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    I assume this is the shot of Aribeth that damedog is talking about, I put it up on the local media archive for easy viewing purposes :

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  4. Taluntain

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    That jaw... makes her look more like a transsexual to be honest. :shake: It's an awfully blurry shot and possibly unfortunate angle, but still.
     
  5. Beren

    Beren Lovesick and Lonely Wanderer Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Tal, that wasn't very politically correct of you ... #SJW :p
     
  6. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Not saying that there's anything wrong with transsexuals, it's just that Aribeth isn't supposed to be one. Not unless this is another Beamdog SJW "enhancement"... :lol: Honestly though, such a strong, masculine jaw would fit a male head model. As blocky as the old model is, at least there's no mistaking it for a male. With this "enhanced" one, well... could have fooled me!
     
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    I think the politically correct term is transsexual/transgender. :nono:
    I can see where you're coming from, but the original portrait art shows her having quite a square jaw as well though.. :square:

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  8. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    There are quite a few versions of Aribeth out there, these are more flattering:

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    I mean, I guess it's better than the old one, but still...
     
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    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Can someone explain the functional utility of armor that essentially highlights her breasts while leaving the skin between them and her chin completely undefended?

    Just wonderin' . . . .

    :p
     
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    You're only noticing this sort of thing now? :p

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    It's magic. Ain't gotta explain shit.
     
  13. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    It's venerable chainmail bikini legacy, not to be questioned. :shake:

    But yea, on the list of stupid female "fantasy" armours, Aribeth's ranks pretty high on the list. Back when NWN was current, I remember the devs making excuses that it's really just "ceremonial" armour or something silly along those lines. I guess Aribeth just didn't get the memo that she should only be wearing it for ceremonies.
     
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    The model does look much improved, I thought they'd said they wouldn't change the graphics first, but perhaps they reconsidered.

    Also, classic bikini armour.
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