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Baldur's Gate 3 is dead..

Discussion in 'Baldur's Gate 3' started by Saladin, Nov 9, 2004.

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    One idea for the story of Baldur's Gate III could be life as an the Lord of Murder and the battle with Cyric.
     
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    I don't think so, you would have no choice but to be evil.
     
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    Not necessarily. Depends on if they do it from before BG2 or not. If they choose after, and assume that you took the god path in TOB, then they can handle you taking on the role of the lord of murder, and your clashes with Cyric that way. Then they could have two starting biographies, depending on your alignment to reflect whether you had the good, or evil, TOB end.
     
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    Gods vs Gods wont be a very long fight, not in the DnD arena.
    You cant even take the story of how Bhall ascended to the throne of God of Murder, since its pretty well laid out already. It does not allow for the type of charecter variation that 3.5E represents, for me atleast.

    I think the only God story which can be taken is The Time of Troubles . Once Ao threw out all the Gods, anyone had a shot at ascending to Godhood.
    IIRC a few Gods had already regained their positions by the time Gorion was killed. So this could tie in with the prequel notion too.
    Please correct me if my lore-score aint too high ;)
     
  5. Shalladeth Is it ignorance or apathy? I don't know and I don'

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    Maybe we'll play as Gorion or one of his cohorts, ending the game with helping to free Gorion's future ward from being sacrificed. Or you could end up working for Davaorn (spelling?) and save the little Sarevok whelp at the end. The beginning and middle would be just adventuring around the sword coast, maybe some interaction with some of the fallen gods, maybe ol El will pop in from time to time. Maybe some of the Seven Sisters could make a cameo...I'd love to see the Simbul toss some art around!
    Alas, I fear whatever good story they MIGHT come up with will be killed by the game itself. If it doesn't resemble the layout of the first two, they shouldn't give it the BG name. I felt the same way about that piece of crap Ultima IX...basically taking an isometric, party-based game and turning it in to fricken tomb raider.
     
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    I will just cross my fingers and take it out on my pillow if I have to!

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    Cross my heart and hope to die
     
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    Think about all the "banging" your character did in BG2. Yeah, Aerie, them drow chicks. I'm sure there's quite a big deal of characters yet created that could be choosen from. What about a child from the Child of Bhaal? As for a plot, that's for the writers to figure out. I just came up with a subject haha. But just think about that for a minute or so...
     
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    Mhm all that you say is nothing !!! ;) We will see tha game after some years !!!
     
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    As we've seen from BG2, it quite possibly won't have anything at all to do with the city itself. Perhaps it'll pick up on the tale of another Bhaalspawn, like that useless band of pinko humanoids you fight in ToB. I wouldn't mind an RPG where you play as a monster character... but I'm getting my hopes up for this title.

    Oh no... what if it becomes a micro-management strategy game, where in an alternative storyline the PC became Lord of Murder, and you have to tend to your minions and temples, collect souls, perform miracles and the like? Ridiculous, but I'd sure love to play it.
     
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    [​IMG] I don't mind the plot in bg3 as long as it is going to be a game as good as bg2. Certainly the story should have some links with bg1&2 but that doesn't really count i think.
    I'd like to see a rpg with atmosphere like bg2 and a story on its niveau but i bet they produce a game with the flair of an italian public beach toilette... :(
     
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    judging from the latest in the news area, looks like the title of this thread jut turned literal :eek:
     
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    No, that was April 1st. Read the comments. ;)
     
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    I think they should put a fresh spin on the game and start over with an entire roster of new characters. The original saga and cast has run it's course. I would love to play in Damara and a fight against the Guild of Assassins with a little Zhent and Cult of the Dragon thrown in. King Gareth Dragonsbane with his cast make a guest appearance. Intrigue in the Bloodstone City and Heliogobalus against the spreading hand of the Grandfather of Assassins.
     
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    I must agree with Abomination, i dont think a "new"
    RPG game should be a prequel!
    It is easy to do in the movies because there is so much left out, but in a rpg, which if BG & BG2 were already played whats left"?

    Yes you can go back and try to create a story line from before BG but will it work? Is there enough to put together to keep just the average BG mind
    interested?

    Now maybe an offshoot of some of the characters,
    say between BG an BG2??????

    Maybe a entirely new saga type maybe "Bhaal Wars"(LOL) seriously.....take off from the end of ToB
    using your selected hero and go off into the heavens to fight the GODS?
     
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    Sigh. I have a bad feeling about the storyline. But then again, they said the same about BG2.
     
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    Damn it! I hate prequels! I also have a bad feeling about the storyline.

    Why can't it be a sequel?!?

    Example: The protagonist has turned evil, became the f***ing Lord of Murder and killed all of his siblings (even Imoen). Now, he seeks to wreak havoc on Toril but one "gifted" mortal stops him/her just in time. (With a whole lot more drama in it of course)
     
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    the title is Baldurs gate, not Bhaals gate. So more than one thing can happen in a city. Take NWN. The two expands come nowhere near to neverwinter.

    start from scratch. no known faces execpt for a merchant. it does not matter what you do, the expectation will be to high. there are so many stories placed in fearun so why create something complicated to make it fit between the facts.
     
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    They need to use the Baldur's Gate game name to make money off of this project, sorry guys thats all they have here...
     
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    A good prequel = You're the main character and somehow get screwed over by the cult of Bhaal, then with your kick ass group of adventurers try2find out wat they're up to and stop them for the force of good! (Or if you're evil just so you can your revenge on the baddie) Like in BG/BG2. And gorion, Khalid/Jaheira would be NPC's. I know they're lvl 1 but BG1 takes place like 18 yrs after Gorion saves "charname." And i would think Jaheira/Khalid are much older than "charname" since they're half-elves.
     
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    and if charname is an elf, half elf, dwarf or other long living race? No, not Jaheira and co again.

    forget bhaal, focus on Baldurs gate itself. It is not so hard to make a plot good enough for a game. what about the other two who became gods, did they not walk the earth?
     
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