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Baldur's Gate Baldur's Gate 3 Rumors

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by Bester, Sep 21, 2018.

  1. BEvers I'm forever blowing

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    They have four offices in Belgium, Ireland, Russia and Canada, employing "over 150 people" according to their website. Additionally, they currently have job postings for 30 open positions.

    How many projects do you need to occupy ~180 workers?
     
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  2. PorkyThePaladin Arcane

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    Can't wait for a Larian Baldur's Gate game.

    Always wanted to hear Sarevok and Irenicus discuss cats.
     
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  3. Elex Scholar

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    i hope is going to be D&D 5e vs pathfinder.
     
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  4. Riddler Augur Patron

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    5e is not a good fit for a computer game.
     
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  5. DeepOcean Arcane

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    Cant wait for Mcuck and danger hair squad to manage make even generic fantasy worse, that would be a really epic feat. Just a little dose of current year bullshit can do wonders.

    There is a chance they are using the engine for DOS, but butchered TB with popamole rules isnt what I would call incline.

    There is a chance Mcuck learned his lesson from NumaNuma and Wizards of the coast force Larian to use 5e rules, especially after Sword Coast Legends debacle but Im a cynic and Humanity isnt a learning animal...

    You guise should keep in mind that BG 1 and 2 were rtwp, só there is a big chance for Bg3 to be as well because of popamolers expectations.

    Larian arent composed of ruskie grognards but Belgian cucks so the chance of popamole is high on this one.
     
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  6. Dodo1610 Educated

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    1 big or 2 smaller ones. Makeing only 1 big title is very risky and now that they have the resources to make more then 1 game at a time it's plain stupid. I am pretty sure that larian will announce their next game in 2019
     
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  7. Azarkon Arcane

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    The Baldur's Gate story is over, and it ended with relatively few loose ends. A new series set in the city would not be particularly appealing - why Baldur's Gate? why not a different city? - and I don't see how it'd match up with today's Dungeons and Dragons players. The only benefit is the franchise name and potential nostalgia, but once people learn it's a different story with different characters, why would they bother?

    A new Dungeons and Dragons game can be very successful. But they should be taking advantage of the recent revival of pen and paper in online contexts, and use settings that have become popular there.
     
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  8. Bester Arcane Patron Vatnik

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    Prequels are just as much a thing as sequels.
     
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  9. FeelTheRads Arcane Patron

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    BG3 from Black Isle was also supposed to be unrelated to the series.

    It's all about cashing in on big names.
     
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  10. Steezus Novice Patron

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    Because everybody would complain how the new Baldur's Gate doesn't match up with the older games after they bought it.
     
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  11. Aemar Educated

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    None, if you'd ask Chris Roberts.
     
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  12. Dodo1610 Educated

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    Is BG really a big name now or in 2 years?
     
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  13. Steezus Novice Patron

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    I think it's big enough. So many cRPGs still name drop BG as reference or inspiration and people flock to it. Beamdog's entire existence can be attributed to their shitty EE remakes of BG and I bet the sales of those games are substantially higher than those of IW or PST EEs. BG2 is still considered to be one of the, if not the best cRPG by many.

    Honestly, I could imagine that the brand would carry even more weight in two years than it does now. "Hey, Pillars was cool, but now it's finally time for the reeeel deeeeeel!!!" :shittydog:
     
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  14. Xeon Liturgist

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    It will probably have similar to PoE1's popularity and sales if it comes out I think. Might get more sales if it has multiplayer or DOS kinda things or something maybe but don't think its the kinda thing that will sell millions or something.
     
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  15. TheSentinel Magister

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    OMg! A sequel to Baldur's Gate that uses D&D 5E? That's so fucking awesome I can't w-

    [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  16. Kem0sabe Arcane

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    Pathfinder proves that a new D&D rpg can be successful, it also proves that developers are more than willing to prey on this nostalgia and released fucked up unfinished versions of their games.
     
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  17. Infinitron I post news Patron

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    People have been getting a little too excited here. Pathfinder: Kingmaker sales numbers would probably be a BIG FAIL for Larian.
     
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  18. Galdred Studio Draconis Patron Developer

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    Actually, using DnD 3.5 or 5 would force them to use a sensible TB system instead of the experiments of D:OS2, so that could be quite an improvement!
     
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  19. imweasel Arcane

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    Fixed that for you
     
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  20. Lukrame Educated

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    I have never played any baldur gate game and I liked the original sin series so I'm pretty happy.
     
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  21. mustawd. Magister

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    Fairfax is right. They can either license the IP, which is not the same as buying IP. They can also be hired to work on the IP with maybe some cool perks/incentives other no name developers moght not get (e.g. Nspace).

    Sure, but it’s a pointless comparison as they don’t have the same production values or marketing sense.

    Also, no MP or consoles right?

    EDIT: Also, let’s get real here. A proper DnD game would do much better than some offshoot from more than a decade ago.
     
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  22. Ismaul Arcane Patron

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    Codex 2014 PC RPG Website of the Year, 2015 Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire Make the Codex Great Again! Grab the Codex by the pussy Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 BattleTech A Beautifully Desolate Campaign
    Fuck Baldur's Gate and fuck the Forgotten Realms, they both suck. NPCs asking random strangers for help with their menial chores in a kitchen sink setting, isn't that the worst RPGs have to offer? Can't we get something new in a different setting? A non-generic D&D game?

    I guess asking for this is all too fabulously optimistic. All one can say is: may the next BG installment fail spectacularly, so that the franchise remains buried forever. Its death would only be a mercy.
     
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  23. Elex Scholar

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    in the lore of 5e elf originally have no form and they are basically aliens. If the keep this stuff only for elf i’m fine.
    not random stranger: murderhobos. NPC give quest to murderhobo in the hope they get killed and never come back.
     
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  24. BEvers I'm forever blowing

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  25. Multi-headed Cow Educated

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    It's almost like by namedropping that he gets his name posted on game journo webpages. His name which is likely associated with a recently released game, bringing it exposure. Whatever did he mean by this?
     
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