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Release Date

Discussion in 'Baldur's Gate 3' started by Tiberius, Oct 15, 2004.

  1. Tiberius Gems: 6/31
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    We have all been talking about scenarios, and NPC's, etc. Has there even been a tentative release date?
     
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    Kitrax Pantaloons are supposed to go where!?!?

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    Where have you been? The game has been in stores for the past month!!! :rolleyes:

    Honestly though, I haven't heard a word on the release date. I highly doubt that it will be out before this comming christmas season. :cry: Hopefully it will be out before the 2nd quarter of 2005. :rolling:
     
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    you had me going Kitrax. HA. Thank God you put in the other info or I would have left work and been at Gamespot yelling at a clerk.
     
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    Maertyn There's nothing I cannot embrace! Veteran

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    Better work it out well than rush it into stores!
     
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    I doubt it's coming out until 2006. They have just started working on it this spring at the earliest. So I doubt the engine is even playable at this point.
     
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    Ditto Maertyn, I do hope they'll release it when they're truly done, we don't want another ToEE.

    [ October 19, 2004, 20:26: Message edited by: WiZ ]
     
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    Yep, don't mind a longer wait as long as the finished product is quality and relatively bug-free.
     
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    @Tassadar Well, looks like the release date is going to be late 2020. Was it worth the wait?
    Seventeen years in development hell.
     
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    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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    Based on the start date of this thread, I am guessing that Necromancy is not a barred school for you @SlickRCBD

    :p
     
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    Back when this thread started it was a different developer, so not really valid...
     
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    That was kind of the point of saying "17 years of development hell".
     
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    I'll have to get back to you when I actually play, 2 hours in and still on the character creation screen deciding on a haircut :D
     
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    I thought I was the only one with that problem. Well, I usually care less about the appearance (probably from playing old games like the Gold Box games were the avatars were ugly. The Apple II version was ugly, and I found out years later the PC was worse), but I recall spending two hours on character creation for Temple of Elemental Evil as I found the feat and class selection daunting. Too many choices for somebody used to 2E. IWD2 and Por2 helped, but there were twice as many options in ToEE. Dragon Wars was just as bad. Took me several restarts and trying the default party.
     
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    So has anyone else actually got the game? Or waiting till early access is over.
     
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    Got it, played a few hours, liked it.

    I can see how a lot of players will recoil from it.
     
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    My son decided he wanted to pay for the privilege of being a beta-tester. We have not yet discussed what he thinks of it as I am trying to work and he is allegedly trying to find a job and/or a masters program.
     
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    Yeah, $60 to beta-test a game? No thanks. I don't care that we've been waiting 18 years for it, I'll wait until the price comes down and the bugs are worked out.
     
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    So what you're actually saying is you don't want to pay $60 for a game, beta or otherwise.
     
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    Generic Imp Kinda majestic, huh?

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    I wish the black hound had come out.
     
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    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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    From my perspective, I would pay $60 for a game, but not an unfinished one chock full of bugs. If they want me to help them out getting from beta to finished product, THEY should be paying ME, not the other way around.
     
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