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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. Chippy Augur

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    Porn art like this will probably be more creative and engaging than BG3.
     
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  2. Lacrymas Arcane

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    That's the blood dripping from her skull wound. Your females are safe for now, but you must always be vigilant.
     
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  3. Gaius maximus Arbiter

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    You mean 2e.
     
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  4. Dodo1610 Savant

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  5. Fedora Master Arcane Patron

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    Brown elves is weebshit.

    E: I keep thinking "Poor guy is looking for brains in all the wrong places" when I look at that mindflayer porn thing I posted. :lol:
     
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  6. DJOGamer PT Arcane

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    You're seeing things were they don't exist. It's clearly a hanged women, the black line is a shadow or a way for the author to convey the shape of her abdominal muscles.

    Now here's a cool dryad artwork:
     
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  7. AwesomeButton Cut a deal with the authorities Patron

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    You know where this is from, right?
     
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  8. Sacibengala Savant

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    Not a single F news about gameplay yet, I suppose. Probably will be at that disgusting videogameslive bullcrap awards.
     
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  9. YldriE Learned

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    At this point, Original Sin 3 rebranded as Baldur's Gate 3 would be fine. I was very interested in the first two, the gameplay looked interesting, but the constant artillery barrage of unfunny turned me off completely. A self-indulging cliché-fest D&D would actually get me to give a shit.
     
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  10. DalekFlay Arcane Patron

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    I'm desperate for gameplay news just so this thread stops being a big D&D lore circlejerk.
     
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  11. Elex Scholar

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    when they release gameplay every single post is going to be “BUTT IN ThE TAbLe tOp”
     
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  13. DJOGamer PT Arcane

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    The Witcher games.
     
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    It's a card in the Gwent Game, and there is a big rendition of the picture in the "World of the Witcher" artbook.
     
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  15. Grotesque ±¼ Patron

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    Anyone thinking Larian will ditch their cartoonish artstyle approach and adopt one more grounded in functionality, reality and give us a throwback at the 90's rule book drawings, is delusional.
    Delusional as the ones that expected Blizzard to make Diablo 3 visually and in spirit similar to Diablo 2 which was made by Blizzard North that had a totally different DNA.
     
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  16. Zed Duke of Banville Zo Kath Ra Patron

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    I'm hopeful this thread will continue to host many discussions of D&D/AD&D history rather than deteriorating into conversation about any of the Baldur's Gate games. +M
     
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  17. Ismaul Citizen First Class #3333 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
    DOS2 is already less cartoony than DOS itself, less Blizzardly, less shiny and less saturated colors. That was an intentional move. And Divine Divinity is also even less cartoony, so grittier is possible.

    But anyways, Forgotten Realms itself is a cartoony D&D setting. DOS2 type graphics are prefectly suited for it.

    And BG2 itself is super cartoony in spirit: the companions are basically anime-tier, giggly cutesy unsufferable emotive cunts. So a realistic artstyle wouldn't fit.
     
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  18. S0rcererV1ct0r Scholar

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    Divine Divinity is the unique Larian game that i liked.

    About Blizzard cartoony, Irvine Blizzard and Blizzard North generally uses compeltely different in artstyle.


    diablo 1 vs 3 Butcher (open)

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    I an an huge fan of Blizzard North. But think that Blizzard Irvine is responsible for a huge decline that affected not only the mmo market thanks to wow... I wish that their D3 version din't got canceled. An screenshot of Diablo 3 - Blizzard North version

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    And armor sets too. Armor on D1/D2 looks like armor. On D3, looks like Carnival suits. As for catoon graphics on Forgotten realms, depends. For eg, on BG1/2, here is how an armor looks like

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    And on DOS2
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    This not mentioning that armor is mechanically more akin to IRL armor in BG1/2, not only visually. Plate armor AC is better vs slashing than blunt weapons for eg. Armor in dos2 works is a more "wow like style" offering damage reduction.


    I was with negative expectations about BG3 but i an now neutral.

    Some art on modern D&D have cartoonish artstyle but i believe that is to avoid an new satanic panic...
     
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  19. Inehresa Educated Patron

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    Grab the Codex by the pussy
    This is incorrect, armor in DOS2 works like a additional health bar that also grants immunity to certain effects. This awful mechanic has nothing to do with damage reduction seen either in WoW or generally any other RPG.
     
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  20. S0rcererV1ct0r Scholar

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    OMG. That is ridiculous. Armor in DOS1 was awful and they managed to make it worse on DOS2? I really miss when armor was used to deflect "blows". That is how armor works, from the ancient Greece to modern armored warfare...
     
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  21. Nines_Anarch Educated

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    Tony DiTerlizzi should be a concept artist for this game...

    I mean do you remember how awesome TD art for Planescape was?

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    Which version do you preffer?

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    If I had to choose I would say 2nd Edition by Tony DiTerlizzi. IMO it's the most creative one.
     
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  22. Jedi Master Radek Arcane

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    5 th edition try to look too cool.
     
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  23. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    I dislike 3/3.5e itself, but in general it(3e) always seems to have the best art when comparing.
     
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  24. Scruffy The janitor Patron

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    Codex 2012 Torment: Tides of Numenera Codex USB, 2014
    why the focus on the "mauve" part?
     
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  25. underground nymph Educated

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    He really worked with the posture.
     
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