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Likes/Dislikes

Discussion in 'Icewind Dale 2' started by ejsmith, Sep 15, 2002.

  1. ejsmith Gems: 25/31
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    Post all your game likes/dislikes here.


    L: All the new character portraits.

    D: Arie as the narrator.
     
  2. Corr Raven Gems: 6/31
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    Not enough good armours, and no bullets to find in the dungeons.
    At the end, I would have liked the possibility to pick up the twins' weapons.
     
  3. Gothmog

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    L: errant missions
    swift thomas :D :D
    difficulty
    portraits
    new rules
    deep gnomes :eek:

    D: music :(
    stats system
     
  4. Pretend Gems: 5/31
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    L: same stuff as in every infinity game (lot of good stuff)
    difficulty
    artwork/music

    D: pathfinding.. or lack of it :mad:
    more voiceacting dialog and partymembers with dialog
    lack of spellcaster fights
    too much snow everywhere :)
     
  5. vonGriffin Gems: 3/31
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    yes portraits are very good

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    painful puzzle quests

    no romance (group story)

    and same - as in every infinity/frp game: no sense of life in game (like old Utima
    s)
     
  6. nior Gems: 24/31
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    likes:
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    graphics, especially the improved drawings of spells.
    more races.
    features and skills.
    no race or class restrictions.
    no alignment check.

    dislikes:
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    only 16 ability points to distribute during character creation.
    skill upgrading scheme, i ended up putting skill points into skill i don't need just to be able to level up.
    kits are too few.
    casting/dexterity check for armor/shield. this is probably because i'm still trying to figure out how to compute it's properties. this may probably move to "likes" in the future.
     
  7. Faragon Gems: 25/31
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    Likes:
    -Difficulty Level
    -New Spell Icons
    -Errand Missions (which most likely will turn into dislike in the future)
    -Engine in general, very nostalgic :)
    -The fact that sometimes simple packs of orcs with a shaman can rip me apart.

    Dislikes:
    -Overwhelming amount of skills and feats in the beginning.
    -How very quickly spellcasters bite the dust in the beginning. (Though my Dwarven Battleguard of Tempus can even tank reasonably, Wizards die really easy.)
    -The placement of the portraits on the mainscreen. It takes some getting used to, I usually don't see when a char is near death.
    -Not gaining a point in Bastard Swords automatically at the beginning with the Fighterclasses.
    -How one of the voices is done by the same person who did BG2's Jan Janssen. It's not really nice to have your 2handed Axe wielding Aasimar Paladin sound like a gnomish Illusionist/Thief :p

    [ September 17, 2002, 21:55: Message edited by: Faragon ]
     
  8. Rastor Gems: 30/31
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    Likes:
    Character Portraits
    Third Edition Ruleset
    Graphics
    New Interface

    Dislikes:
    Incredible amount of melee combat without many wizard duels
    Some spells are weaker than before
    Lack of party interaction
     
  9. ejsmith Gems: 25/31
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    For the record:

    Mazes and "Trials of Passage" are the poor-white-trash method of increasing the difficultly of a game, and subsequently lengthening it's play time.

    That is all.
     
  10. giridion Gems: 2/31
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    The game is to easy in normal mode and wizards are to powerfull. In normal mode fighters, paladins and such can be more usefull but once you get 9th lv. spells they have only one task: keep the enemy busy while mage is casting!!!
     
  11. HeartOfDarkness Gems: 4/31
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    Likes:
    -third edition rules
    -no more battles where all I had to do is spend all of my spells to stop the opponents protective spells and then attack him
    -difficulty of the game
    -errands and role-playing stuff
    -nice clues that help you solve interesting puzzles

    Dislikes:
    -Character animations have not improved at all
    -They could have made the characters in advance (as with baldurs gate) and when they joined the group we would get to distribute their stats skill points and feats instead of creating characters that act like every other party member
    -too short
    -there are some tactics that almost always work
    -In heart of fury mode you can't make it withouth at least two mages,whilst the fighters grow less and less useful
    -Only one sneak attack per opponent,which means rogues pretty much suck
     
  12. LordRonski Gems: 1/31
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    [​IMG]
    ..Its ICEwind Dale after all heh..

    L: New Interface, Difficulty,

    D: 6 Chapters is too short, Feature the other Towns , sucky armors, sucky weapons, Sucky spell book, 3rd Ed altogether.
     
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