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Designing an epic weapon/armor/artifact!

Discussion in 'Pillars of Eternity' started by Taluntain, Oct 18, 2012.

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Which epic item should we go for?

  1. Epic weapon

    5 vote(s)
    20.8%
  2. Epic armor

    3 vote(s)
    12.5%
  3. Epic artifact

    8 vote(s)
    33.3%
  4. I have no preference

    8 vote(s)
    33.3%
  1. Shoshino

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  2. 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'll see if I can narrow it down a bit first, then make a poll... or maybe just put all the ideas to a vote.
     
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    I think you could easily combine a lot of the ideas above since many of them are very similar. That might knock the list down to 2/3 of what it is right now -- or more.
     
  4. Shoshino

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    I think a weapon, and the back story can talk of a mighty battle between Sir Bel and Kitrax is an idea I like.
     
  5. Blades of Vanatar

    Blades of Vanatar Vanatar will rise again Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    So, what's the story? Is there going to be a poll?
     
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    This is on Kickstarter. That's not a lot of time get the item idea in place.

     
  7. Marceror

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    Maybe Tal should just pick the idea he likes best at this point, and submit. The democratic process is great, but it can be time consuming. I'd rather someone make a choice and run with it, over risking not getting this in in time.

    We still have a few weeks, but we'll burn through them quickly.
     
  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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    I should have a bit more time to play around with this now so I'll go over everything later today and tomorrow and decide what to do. Not much point in dragging any poll on this past a couple of weeks anyway so there's still enough time, no worries.
     
  9. 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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    OK, I've been reading through all the suggestions and putting together a list and familiarizing myself with some of the more relevant aspects of the game, so I hope to have the poll ready later today. I'll speed things up after that so that we'll get it in by the deadline.
     
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  10. 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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    Waiting on Obsidian to get back to me regarding the item templates - since our donation was a special arrangement our pledge is stuck with an "Info needed" status and I can't access the templates to see if there's anything there that I should take into account for the poll options.
     
  11. Merlanni

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    An ode to Kitrax?
     
  12. Marceror

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    A number of the ideas presented mention including references to Kitrax, as well as Sir Bel. IIRC, my original idea included them both, as well as Tal. I still happen to think that's a good way to go, more than a year later.
     
  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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    There's a bit of a hiccup getting to the item templates through the backer interface for us, but Obsidian's helping out so hopefully we'll get it sorted out today. I'm going to make a poll about all the choices today in any event and we'll adjust them as we go along if necessary.
     
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    Its so exciting! :)
     
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    If i'm not going to vote for my own Sorcerer's Plate, I would go with an artifact like Reepnorp's Board o' Magick. Something that could use abilities like "Random Babbling", "Dangerous Angles", etc.

    I also think Tal, Kitrax, and Sir Bel should definitely be mentioned in some fashion for the item description for whatever we pick.
     
  16. Taluntain

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