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What did you think of the Spirit Eater meter?

Discussion in 'Neverwinter Nights 2' started by Beren, Jul 5, 2011.

  1. Beren

    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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    At first, I was like, "wtf!? This is gonna cramp my style!"

    But then, as I got used to it, I actually came to appreciate that it contributed to the masterful storytelling in Mask of the Betrayer.
     
  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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    I thought it contributed the the urgency of the situation; no taking your sweet time about things.

    It was OK for me because I don't typically rest a lot during a playthrough; I like to go as long as possible between rests.

    It was a bit of a pain just because you always had to remember to deal with it, but I think it added much more to the story than it was a pain to play with.
     
  3. Paracelsi

    Paracelsi Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    I liked the mechanic, it made an already cool story and ambiance more sell-able by having it directly affect your character. I also liked how it dynamically changed the difficulty of the game based on your PC's morals.

    In contrast the OC was more like create-your-strongest-build romp.
     
    Last edited: Jul 5, 2011
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