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Larian to make Baldur's Gate 3?

Discussion in 'Baldur's Gate 3' started by Taluntain, Sep 21, 2018.

  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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    According to a rumour posted on RPG Codex, Larian (Divinity series) now have the Baldur's Gate licence... interesting if true. More to follow in the news soon if we get confirmation of this.
     
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    WOW! Someone uses my young Bard Avatar in that thread :) I wonder which one is Tal? :hmm:
     
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    Ugh, people looking to make BG sequels and people wanting those sequels need to be slapped and made to think upon their stupidity. The series is finished and all you can do is make it worse as a whole, like SoD did. :nolike:
     
  4. 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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    Well, it wouldn't have to be a sequel necessarily. They could call it Baldur's Gate: Whatever and make it unrelated. Or still call it BG3 but only leave some vague connection to the original games. Or just go for the most obvious, the adventures of son of son of Bhaal. :shake:
     
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    There is still a virtual mine of material to delve into from all the original novels and adventure modules from the old pen and paper to still keep the game way interesting:rolleyes:
     
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    I wonder why fans want the name of Baldur's Gate, when it obviously doesn't really matter if it has any relation to the previous game. I mean, at that point it's just using the name for brand recognition, and it boggles the mind that this is actually what people really want. Why not give it a new name?
     
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    Truthfully, they can Taylor the game out of literally thousands of Forgotten Realms campaigns from the original pen and paper D&D and would sell just as good
     
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    I wouldn't mind seeing a game made from the Labrynth of Madness campaign. That Campaign was kickass
     
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