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BGEE - Are You Relieved, Disappointed Or On The Fence About The BGEE Announcement?

Discussion in 'Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition' started by Marceror, Mar 16, 2012.

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What is your opinion about the announcement of Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition?

  1. I am completely ecstatic about the announcement of BGEE.

    25 vote(s)
    39.7%
  2. I am pleased about the announcement of BGEE.

    20 vote(s)
    31.7%
  3. I am pleased about the announcement of BGEE but I was hoping for something different.

    11 vote(s)
    17.5%
  4. I am disappointed about the announcement of BGEE but will give it a chance.

    1 vote(s)
    1.6%
  5. I hate the idea of BGEE, and want nothing to do with it!

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. I don’t have an opinion at all. I’m just here for the free milk and cookies? What? No cookies? Okay,

    6 vote(s)
    9.5%
  1. 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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    I don't expect any major changes so I think you won't have to learn much new stuff.
     
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    I still plan on buying this, they would've needed to really flub it up for me not to. It's just that my excitement got a major kick in the teeth when I found out we weren't getting fanciful character models or new CG scenes.

    Anyone know what the deal with the shots of the new areas is? They don't look nearly as crisp as the original areas, they look too soft.
     
  3. 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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    Read the other thread here, we're discussing that there.
     
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    Thanks Taluntain. Good news for my creative aspirations I guess. :) We'll see in september, I just pre-ordered. :D
     
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    As for these enhanced versions of great classics paving the way for BG3, my main and very weighty concern is that they will with BG3 "update" to D&D v4, which would be paramount to heresy.

    v3.5 I'd actually welcome, because it opens up for much more creativity with multiclassing, and, let's face it, makes far more game technical sense than v2 did.
     
  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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    Any BG3 at this point will be 5e or whichever version is current at the time of development. 3.5e is ancient history.
     
  7. Barmy Army

    Barmy Army Simple mind, simple pleasures... Adored Veteran

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    Or, perhaps get away from that nonsense altogether? That would be best.
     
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    True, and since 4th edition changed the magic system by killing Mystra - leading to the spell plague, BG3 will have to take place several hundred years after BG2 in order to make sense. Ergo: all humans, most dwarves, and anything but the elven characters from BG2 will be long dead.
     
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    Oh who knows, maybe Edwin became a lich... Plenty of cheesy plotholes available.
     
  10. Nizidramanii'yt Gems: 10/31
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    Why would that be? They can just place it at the timeframe it used to be in. 95% of the players doesn't closely follow the specifics of the FR. I'm probably one of the more knowledgeable people on the topic in my country, and even I don't really care that much about it.

    Following the rules doesn't necessarily mean you're following the setting.
     
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    Fortunately, they're taking their time, so 4th ed crap will hopefully be fixed in 5th.
     
  12. Drew

    Drew Arrogant, contemptible, and obnoxious Adored Veteran

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    No need to worry. By the time anyone get's around to making Baldur's Gate 3, we should be at D&D v5 at a minimum. My money's on not seeing another sequel until v9...
     
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    I subscribe to wasism. (That's wait-and-see ism, friends.)
     
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    Bought BGEE in july and it would freeze in the first formative minutes and couldn"t get past the lock without ctl/alt/delete. This is the first day I've been able to enjoy an old friend again. Its been a long time and many games ago. I have forgotten how good BG is/was. I'm
    lusting for BGEE 2. HURRY
     
  15. Marceror

    Marceror Chaos Shall Be Sown In Their Footsteps Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) 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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    I pre-loaded BG2EE yesterday. So it's coming very soon
     
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    Rest scene in the Naskall Mines

    I loved the rest scene in BGEE in the mines. The spider spinning down is much better than watching a camp fire burn,:)
     
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