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Introducing Pillars of Eternity!

Discussion in 'Pillars of Eternity' started by Marceror, Dec 11, 2013.

  1. 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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  2. Blackthorne TA

    Blackthorne TA Master in his Own Mind Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder 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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    Looks interesting so far... :)
     
  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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    If that game's going to be finished in 2014 I'll eat my hat... with ketchup. :D
     
  4. 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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    Well, I certainly don't expect the earlier date of April 2014, which I believe is still displayed on the Kickerstarter site. Maybe December... in time for Christmas 2014.
     
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    Trailer did exude some good Infinity Engine Game feels.
    Was the first thing I noticed.
    And It looks pretty so far.
    End even if it looked and played like BG, it'll still be awesome.
     
  6. Merlanni

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    This could be it. Wait and see.
     
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    Yes the new release-date is "winter 2014"

    :D
     
  8. Nakia

    Nakia The night is mine Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder 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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    Here is one backers opinion of combat based on the V364 BB.
    He is playing on Hard difficulty with a custom party.

    Sorry I can't seem to get the right tool for showing the video but t=here is the link;




     
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  9. dmc

    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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    Thanks Nakia, that was fairly interesting.

    Also, I edited your post to embed the video without showing a link. Basically, copy everything to the right of the "=" in the Youtube URL, click on the Youtube icon on the advanced post features on the board, and paste the stuff you copied in between the "Youtube" that are placed in your post. If you edit it, you can see how it looks.
     
  10. Nakia

    Nakia The night is mine Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder 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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    Thanks, dmc, much appreciated.
     
  11. Merlanni

    Merlanni ★ SPS Account Holder Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Looks nice. I wonder how high they can crank up the graphics.
     
  12. Nakia

    Nakia The night is mine Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder 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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    There has been some discussion of that on the official forum. I don't think the graphics will be much improved but of course I could be wrong.

    My monitor only handles up to 1920 x 1080.
     
  13. Death Rabbit

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    Every time I see a new trailer or new video for it, I just...well, I...I...

    I PEE A LITTLE.
     
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  14. Nakia

    Nakia The night is mine Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder 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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    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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    How do I get the Collector's Edition I was promised? ;)
     
  17. Nakia

    Nakia The night is mine Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder 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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    You will be sent an email which will give you instructions. You need to confirm your address and your order but instructions should be included for doing that.

    Physical copies will be mailed to you and you will be able to download digital copies if you opted for those. I think at the same time as you get your key for the game.
     
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    I must say that I am thoroughly amazed that in this day and age of cheap thrills and Farmville games someone went off and made something as epic as this. Kudos to Obsidian for making an awesome game — it has gotten very good reviews on the web and people seem to love it. Well done!
     
  19. Nakia

    Nakia The night is mine Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder 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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    In this time of games costing over 100 mil to develop this game is even more amazing. It is actually a low budget game. I don't know how much of their own money OE put into it but I know they went over over the 4 mil raised by backers. Even so my guess is the cost was less than 6 mil. Yet the game has amazing detail, is fantastically written. So far I have not run across any game breaking bugs although the bugs in the game can be difficult to kill. :)

    It is my not very humble opinion that this is the best CRPG out there and that includes the BG games which up til now where my standard. Companions are very interesting and not intrusive. You can choose when you want to talk to them or they speak when you rest. You can build your own adventuring party ala IWD or stick with the OE companions who have fascinating quests.

    For me the game is well integrated that I forget what is the Main Quest and what are side quests. Even the tasks you pick up can surprise you, none of that fetch and carry stuff so many games use to fill in time.

    Kudos to OE for making this game.
     
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    I can not wait to play this game. It's good to know that the classic RPG isn't dead yet.
     
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