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Baldur's Gate 3...it's official (almost)

Discussion in 'Baldur's Gate 3' started by Late-Night Thinker, Jul 20, 2004.

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    So where should we all discuss our next three year addiction? Going to make a whole new category?

    [ July 20, 2004, 13:51: Message edited by: Taluntain ]
     
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    Holy mother of god!
     
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    Uh... link? And why isn't this in the 'The Playground' forum? If you don't have a link... who is designing it?
     
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    There's a link on the front page of SP
     
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    I dont consider PCGamer to be a very reliable source of info. Personally, I'll believe it when I see it.
     
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    I'll set up a new forum as soon as there's some actual official confirmation of the news. Just in case.
     
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    Ohhh - yay!
    /me spends the rest of the week chanting BG3 in a monotonous voice while rocking back and forth in a corner.
    :borg:
     
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    Will it be as crappy as the other ones?
     
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    Am I the only one troubled by the issue number stated at link from the front page? (http://home.comcast.net/~stesergio/pcgamer.html)

    It says it is from the PC Gamer September 2004 edition. I'm not familiar with this magazine, but it is only mid-July, why would there already be a September edition? I went to the website of that magazine (http://www.pcgamer.com) and it says that the August edition is available at the moment.

    I'm not yet convinced that this is the real deal.
     
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    By the moment my eyes hit "PC Gamer", I quit reading. It is a AD-magazine with a price-tag, thus untrustworthy source for *any* kind of info. :nolike:

    Personally, I would rather see a remake of the two previous parts, and call it "BG3 -Complete." Or something. ;)
     
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    Crap - this is going to make me learn 3E rules.
     
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    Huh, I really hope that they are going to make BG3... but I wonder what will it look like...
     
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    I hope they do, too...but if the crap salad that was Icewind Dale II is any indication that Interplay can't handle their own mess, I almost wish they WON'T come out with a BG3. I'd rather have NO BG3 than a crappy one. It'll soil the series.

    I'm actually at a loss for how they can produce a decent title now. All of their best people have either left or been fired. Unless they get Obsidion to develope it, I can't see BG3 as being anything other than a slapshod disaster that will make money solely on name recognition alone.

    Could be wrong though. I hope I'm super-duper wrong.
     
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    The ending of TOB didn't really set itself up for another sequel: you were supposed to either choose ur own destiny or become a god, how would thet get out of that cul de sac?
     
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    well a bg 3 could be cool, but who is going to make it? interplay is kind of dead, the only got there MMO fallout back. and black isle is long gone. so who gets to develop it? Hopefully Bethesda, just to hear you guys moan about it ;)
    hopefully obsidian, bioware or maybe inxile will develop it, if it's not just a hoax.
     
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    Man, if this is real then it is either going to be awesome, or a piece or crap.
     
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    Obviously, we're looking at a completely different storyline, one which likely will not have any relation to the first two. Character levels in ToB went up to level 40, so that's all they can do there. I'd say we're looking at level one characters again, and seeing as how they are likely going to change over to 3E rules, it would be appropriate to start over.
     
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    Its a shame it will probably be in 3d. I didn't like NWN for that reason.
     
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    I'd definitely be keen on playing BG3. I think 3D is pretty much a must nowadays - but I'm not too concerned as long as the gameplay is stellar. The BG series had a great storyline with plenty of character and NPC interaction, so I hope they keep that.
     
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    Who said that it even has to have anything to do with Interplay? Atari owns the license, and AFAIK, they can give it to anyone they like.
     
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