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Who Killed PoR?

Discussion in 'Pool of Radiance: Ruins of Myth Drannor' started by SoCo, Feb 21, 2003.

  1. SoCo Gems: 9/31
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    [​IMG] Wow this section is dead. D e a d, Dead.

    I Started playing this game today and I think i know why this section of BoM is dead...

    :nolike:

    I just got into the first dungean and allready this game is going to get uninstalled. It's so SLOW! And boring. :(
     
  2. Aikanaro Gems: 31/31
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    Yup, it is dead, no one enters it, the game sucks and this is a waste of space. I hope that cleared it up for you :)
     
  3. 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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    Make sure that you have the uninstall patch or this section won't be the only thing that's dead.
     
  4. SoCo Gems: 9/31
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    Witch one is the uninstall patch?
     
  5. 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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    Ah yes, the uninstal patch, using it was the best part of the game. The developers must have screwed with the uninstal option purposing in an attempt to force people to keep the game on their computers. Luckily, some bright spark made the Patch of Uninstalation, the patch that would save the POR playing world...
     
  7. Shell

    Shell Awww, come and give me a big hug!

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    If the game is so rubbish and no-one uses the forum, why is the forum here? :)
     
  8. 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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    Same reason why libraries keep 500 year old books. Someone might want to look something up there at one point. And because it doesn't cost us anything to leave this forum here.
     
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    LoL :D

    PoR sucks,that is the reason for the section to be dead.
     
  10. 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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    [​IMG] Hey, think of the good that can come from leaving this forum here.

    A person can look up PofR, find out that what a lame and worthless piece of crap it is, and save himself the $10 U.S. (going rate I think) that it isn't worth.

    :D

    On the other hand, there's plenty of other sites and reviews that fulfill that vital and crucial function (vital and crucial to the CRPG world that is).
     
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    Oh come on, it's not that bad. o.k. maybe it is, but I find the slower turn-based play a nice change of pace every once in a while. :hmm:
     
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    My god! Someone who actually liked the game! We should get you stuffed and mounted on the wall, you may well be one of a kind.
     
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    [​IMG] You're right i'm one of a kind, however my wife alreadry had me stuffed & mounted ;)

    but really, i've waited for that game since i played the original, so i try to overlook the shortcomings.
     
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    You wanna know who killed POR? Ubisoft did!
    It is the worst piece of crap ever created :p
     
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    Follow the yellow brick road my dearies. What's wrong with this game?

    Yeah, yeah its cliche but I kinda like splitting heads oh the wraith's death is so cool.

    And the spells are incredible, that's why people play it.

    Ubisoft ruled multiplayer with this game for years.

    Nother question..what level in multiplayer do you get a dragon? Level 60?
     
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    I thought it was a band of adventurers that had been bonded to Tyranthraxus that killed the Pool of Radiance with the Gauntlet of Moander after vanquishing Tyranthraxus the Flamed One.
     
  17. Ziad

    Ziad I speak in rebuses Veteran

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    Aren't you confusing Pool of Radiance and Curse of the Azure Bonds? IIRC they only get bonded to Tyranthraxus and kill him with the Gauntlet in the sequel. They just destroy the Pool in the first game (well, they also "kill" his dragon form, but that doesn't seem to stop him from wreaking havoc in the sequel)
     
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    [​IMG]
    You're right, that was the sequel.
    I don't recall how they got rid of the pool in the first game. I just remember that after I beat the Copper Dragon his spirit was sucked into the pool that disappeared.

    It's been about 10 years since I played either game to its conclusion. Too bad they never released an Apple II version of Secret of the Silver Blades and Pools of Darkness.

    Continued here.
     
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    Ziad I speak in rebuses Veteran

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    I thought the game was playable, though it was certainly not very good. I did have the latest patched version and the "speed fix", the latter possibly being absolutely required to play the game. It does cut off about half the playing time or, more accurately, the time required to finish the game. The game has some nice ideas buried in there, but unfortunately not enough to compensate for the endless hacking and slashing, the bugs (even the latest patch still had its share), the endless underground levels...

    Not the worst game I've played (well, I did manage to finish it), but still below average.
     
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    This forum is here for old farts like me who still load up the orig PoR sometimes and this version too!
     
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