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Baldur's Gate Baldur's Gate III by Larian Studios - No, there are no actual gameplay details yet

Discussion in 'Larian Studios' started by Belegarsson, May 30, 2019.

  1. Auraculum Baldur's Gate Lore Police

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    To the people posting "what": both Bane and Myrkul as yet again gods: Bane by reincarnating/consuming his child, Iyatchu Xvim (who had a cameo in Icewind Dale 2); Myrkul was restored after the Second Sundering.
     
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  2. Ziggy Learned

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    there is a lot of conflicting canon on CHARNAME and its been discussed in this thread some thirty pages ago or so. better not think about it. thats a warning: better not think about that too much
     
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  3. Rivmusique Arcane Patron

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  4. Auraculum Baldur's Gate Lore Police

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    Yep, it's a fucking mess of contradictions. The only good news is that the "Abdel Adrian" from the novels has been discarded completely. Those books are non-canon, thank God.
     
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  5. Auraculum Baldur's Gate Lore Police

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  6. Lambchop19 Arcane Zionist Agent Literally Hitler Batshit Crazy

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    According to the video though, all the dead 3 are CURRENTLY mortal, so maybe this is before or during that period when Mykul and Bane are still trying to restore themselves.
     
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  7. Auraculum Baldur's Gate Lore Police

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    No, the guy in the video simply has no fucking idea what he's talking about.
     
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  8. Ziggy Learned

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    Oh this? Looks great. Weird that no blogger posted about it in this thread, or NWN module thread. Surely no blogger never brought it up in Pillars threads either. Never made great claims about their writing abilities while putting out videogame commentary. That would be weird, right?

    I liked the first chapter of Swordflight. Dropped in the second one in Calimport sewers. Got bored.
     
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  9. Lambchop19 Arcane Zionist Agent Literally Hitler Batshit Crazy

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    well that part should have been obvious, yeah. :M
     
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  10. Auraculum Baldur's Gate Lore Police

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    Yes, it's a pity that no one has picked up a blog about Infinity Engine games and other gool old RPG's.
     
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  11. Sacibengala Learned

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    Any gameplay yet?
     
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  12. LESS T_T Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Adam Lee, he's not just an employee, as mentioned in this thread before:

     
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  13. vortex Fabulous Optimist

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    No. There is only intro snippet.
    Show Spoiler

    [​IMG] :happytrollboy:
     
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  14. Lambchop19 Arcane Zionist Agent Literally Hitler Batshit Crazy

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    oh and I'd just like to follow up on this.

    since this is BG3, I'm sure that people are going to want to know what happened to <charname> in some way. Completely ignoring it would be a mistake.

    I wonder if they'll try some Revan/KOTOR style plot where the PC is the reincarnation or descendant of <charname> or something?
     
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  15. Auraculum Baldur's Gate Lore Police

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    Wait...so this moron and Colin McComb wrote the story? And the retard probably served as a "lore expert"? I'm done.
     
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  16. TheSentinel Arcane

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    Somehow, this just keeps getting worse.
     
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  17. Auraculum Baldur's Gate Lore Police

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    Why won't WotC just do what LucasArts (pre-Disney) did? Hire an ultra-nerd with encyclopedic knowledge of every single piece of lore to serve as a "lore checker" of every product before it is released, so as not to collide with pre-established lore/be complete nonsense.
     
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  18. Lacrymas Arcane

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    I tried to play D:OS1 co-op with a friend of mine a couple of years ago, we were both extremely bored by the experience by the time we got to the lighthouse, and I was bored through most of it. The VA didn't help and was just slowing down the gameplay, so we skipped 90% of the dialogue and I was explaining to him the gist of what we are doing. We played on the PC with controllers, but this was the first time I had used a controller since I was literally a child when I owned a Sega Genesis, and the controls were extremely finicky and foreign to me. I don't know how people can play through the entire thing and enjoy it.

    Bad and skippable VA + nightmare inventory management + writing so horrendous you can't invest yourselves + very slow combat, especially with controllers + the item system that more often than not makes one of you overpowered compared to the other, feeling like you aren't contributing as much (yeah, you can circumvent this a bit with crafting maybe) + level scaling = bad co-op experience, even with this friend who I've played games for years with. I can't imagine D:OS2 being any different, but now with the added factor of having to wait for the other one to finish his origin character dialogues.
     
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  19. hexer Arcane

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    I watched some other interviews with him. He has interesting observations but someone needs to tutor him in the ways of canon
     
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  20. dawcio Learned

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    There will never be a true Baldur's Gate III. Those days are gone and lost forever.
    We will get a game that is titled Baldur's Gate III, made by different people in different times.
    I'm not saying it's bad. If the game will be good or a masterpiece, then good for us, but it will NEVER BE a Baldur's Gate game.
    NEVER EVER and Swen Wicke if you read this, good luck with project, Godspeed you and your team, but your not making a BG game, you think you do, but you're not <3
     
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  21. turkishronin Learned

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    And there's no gameplay footage yet
     
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  22. Chippy Liturgist

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    Circle jerk job hiring. Think of all the poeple you know with smarts, talent, and Dnd lore. Now imagine the focus groups and retards all sitting together and writing up politically correct bullet points for idiots like that to shoehorn into the interview. Then consider that those points (extremism, the symbols, etc) was more important than engaging people with their talent and the lore; like almost everybody else with a brain would do if they had talent, knew the lore, and had a working brain...
     
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  23. AwesomeButton Cut a deal with the authorities Patron

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  24. fantadomat Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Edgy

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    Ohh just wait for the FPS announcement.
    Travel the was underworld and do different missions,upgrade your towers and mow down hordes of savage mind flayers. Experience our dismantlement physics and fall in love with our shotgun!
     
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  25. Hobo Elf Arcane

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    Imagine thinking that Larian wouldn't fuck this up somehow.
     
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