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Game News Baldur's Gate III announced at Google Stadia Connect event

Discussion in 'RPG Codex News & Content Comments' started by Infinitron, Jun 6, 2019.

  1. holla_cabezas_de_mierda Arcane

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    intelligent beings build spaceships that resemble their head and face, makes sense.
     
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  2. commie The Last Marxist Patron

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    Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Divinity: Original Sin 2

    Well, quite apart from it coming from a fantasy setting where Gods and magic and all kinds of shit exist which would make 'sense' relative, it could be a practical reason to make it look like this: differentiate from other Spelljammer ships(much like flying flags), or it could be used as a means of intimidation to 'lesser' species.
     
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  3. Van-d-all Savant

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    Apples and oranges. Larian is a good developer, yes, but the writing, dialogue, presentation, combat mechanics, and overall atmosphere of their games is just too far off from Black Isle. Just like if Royce Royce announced a race car I believe it'd raise some brows.
     
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  4. Roguey Arcane Sawyerite

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    Baldur's Gate wasn't a Black Isle game. :M

    Wasteland 3 had to get new writers this year to "finish it" and that's supposed to be out a few months from now.
     
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  5. Invictus Arcane The Real Fanboy

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    Divinity: Original Sin 2
    -Gets message about Baldur’s Gate 3 confirmed to be in development by Larian and to be released this year

    -Becomes really interested in what Sven and company are up to, seeing that their Divinity OS games are among the best of this decade; the game obviously has some good funding and will probably have the same turn based combat, gorgeous graphics and slightly goofy dialogue that Larian is know for

    -Checks the obvious excitement from mainstream media and YouTubers

    -Decides to finally check the Codex

    -The usual “they should leave the franchise alone” “Will turn it into popamole” “Action RPG fo sho” “Sven is a bro” Codexian vibe

    Ah the Codex.... the Codex never changes
    :love:
     
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  6. Van-d-all Savant

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    Oh right, I just have the intro stuck in my head starting with BI.
     
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  7. wtrboy Novice

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    This better be good...just sayin'.
     
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  8. dawcio Learned

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    Why not Spelljammer?
     
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  9. VentilatorOfDoom RPG Codex Staff

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    Will be worse than PF:K.
     
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  10. Ulrox Arbiter

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    People are managing their expectations and emotions. It's a defense mechanism. Better to call everything shit, then if it turns out to be shit, you wont be disappointed.

    In the case of Baldur's gate 3 though, I think no matter how much people try, they are going to be hurt if the game turns out to be bad.

    Therefore the best approach is just to be cautiously optimistic, which is my approach.
     
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  11. J_C One Bit Studio Patron Developer

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    Yeah I get this, and we should be critical. But starting with complete negativity and shitting on the game and most of all on the developer is ridiculous. Espceially before we get any concrete info about the gameplay.
     
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  12. luj1 You're all shills

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    God please [​IMG]. For a genre veteran it's easy to predict. Most people here have had a few decades of experience playing these games (and following the industry) under their belt. If you're among them, clearly you can see this game showing signs of popamolized rubbish more and more every day. However, people like you just have low standards and a forgiving attitude, willing to accept meager bread crumbs for compensation, which is what brought decline in the first place.
     
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  13. Rpguy Cipher Patron

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  14. Lady Error █▓▒░ ░▒▓█ Patron Literally Hitler

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    The fact that this won't use the D:OS engine is a red flag. If BG3 was isometric, there would be no need to re-invent the wheel.

    So most likely, it's Larian's "Baldur's Gate: Skyrim" or "Baldur's Gate: The Witcher".
     
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  15. Stormcrowfleet Cipher

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    Since I don't like Larian can I hate on this legitimatelly ?

    Otherwise, I think concept art and random stuff isn't important. Let's wait for the real stuff to come up. Anybody have information on the team and what they did prior ?
     
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  16. agris Arcane Patron

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    That's where my money's at.
     
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  17. Ulrox Arbiter

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    You know, when I read all of that negativity, I do wonder how many people have actually played Baldur's gate 1-2 ToB, and if they even ever wanted a BG3 to begin with. 1997 was a long time ago.

    I recently became acquainted with a guy who told me, that the reason bioware's games had gotten worse, was due to EA's influence, and that was why Anthem was so terrible. This guy is 20 years old. I told him that he was right, but that the games he thought of as amazing bioware games, mass effect, dragon age, were also made while EA's was there, and bioware had been under EA's influence all along, and he looked at me weirdly, as if that couldn't be the case, and then I realised that I am old.
     
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  18. Nihiliste Arcane Patron

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    If it’s not isometric and they’re dumbing down the rules AND we’re getting Larian quality writing, then I’m sorry, it’s going to be shit. Also current year means all creative fields are dominated by SJW filth that ruin the fun in everything, so it’s not like they’re going to find good talent to work with. A big part of why BG2 was great was because it was directed by a dude who just loved DnD and fantasy and RPGs and ended up making something he would want to play.
     
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  19. Nihiliste Arcane Patron

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    Honestly, I’m not a purist. I liked the Witcher series. I liked DA:O. But those are essentially story based games, and this is Larian. Plus it’s the current year and this game is not being made in the relatively safe haven of Eastern Europe.
     
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  20. luj1 You're all shills

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  21. Jedi Master Radek Arcane

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    Jesus.
     
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  22. lukaszek the determinator

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    [​IMG]

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  23. Saerain Scholar Patron

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    Good grief. I bet all the rules are even automated by a computer gadget. RIP gaming.
     
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  24. User0001 Novice

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    Paraphrasing/copying/dictate from the video above:
    Later:
    Later later:

    Why are both WotC and Larian painfully avoiding talking about the combat system? True to D&D lore is an obvious avoidance of (what should be) TRUE TO D&D RULES.
    Very strange...


    Also, the whole thing with Vincke stealing a WotC employee to symbolize WotC's aprovement, is more like Swen taking WotC hostage with the promise of lotz of exztra loot for them if they agree to his terms.
    Vincke really duped them to think WotC would look tough and strong against Vincke with their baby.. but NO, that's not the way these WotC fools are presented in the video.

    They are :shittydog:ies
     
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