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Review Digital News loves NWN OC

Discussion in 'RPG Codex News & Content Comments' started by Vault Dweller, Jan 7, 2004.

  1. Vault Dweller Commissar, Red Star Studio Developer

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    Tags: Neverwinter Nights

    <a href=http://www.dignews.com>Digital Entertainment News</a> realized that they didn't review <a href=http://nwn.bioware.com>Neverwinter Nights</a> and decided to <a href=http://www.dignews.com/review.php?story_id=1766>correct</a> that. They gave it <b>8.7</b> because <i>the 60-hour campaign is better than many of the Baldur’s Gate titles that provided the game engine for Neverwinter Nights</i> noting that <i>Aurora Toolset still requires some scripting knowledge of user</i>.
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    <blockquote>What makes Neverwinter Nights so appealing is the visual upgrade from the original Baldur’s Gate engine and how well the game retains the turn-based feel of the original pencil-and-dice Dungeons and Dragons game off which it is based</blockquote>
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    * makes a note to send Digital News a cluepon
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    <blockquote>What’s nice about the NN engine is that if you ever feel overwhelmed by an onslaught of enemies, all you need to do is hit the space bar on your keyboard; this pauses the game and allows you to enter into a cache your turn-based commands for each character. Once satisfied with your strategy, hit the space bar again and watch to see if your strategy worked. It’s a smart system with a lot of flexibility to satisfy a variety of gaming tastes.</blockquote>
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    Turn-based commands? I haven't heard this one before. Good one.
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    <blockquote> The 60-hour official campaign in Neverwinter Nights is one of the best-realized stories BioWare has produced under the AD&D license since they debuted Baldur’s Gate itself. And yet the game is not linear; if you want to attack a central character, you can, although unless you’re at Level 30 or so, you’ll probably just get smacked down in short order, die and earn a “Load Game” screen.</blockquote>
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    One word: Huh?
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  2. EEVIAC Erudite

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    :shock: Stand back Game Banshee and Gamer's Hell - a new challenger has arrived!!!

    Er, Bioware did what?
     
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  3. Vault Dweller Commissar, Red Star Studio Developer

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    Yeah, it's one of those "spot the errors" review.
     
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  4. Volourn Pretty Princess Pretty Princess

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    Bleh. Plain awful.
     
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  5. Diogo Ribeiro Erudite

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    Both the reviewer and the review are those prime examples of how one should be planted on a public square and have rotten vegetables thrown at them. Or stones, whatever floats your boat.
     
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  6. Vault Dweller Commissar, Red Star Studio Developer

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    I'm just curious, why do most reviewers feel the need to bring up the TB thing? If they honestly believe that RT is da shit then who cares if a game has TB feel, or basically TB, or has TB mechanics under some slick RT interface, or features TB commands?
     
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  7. undead dolphin hacker Liturgist

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    What utter morons.
     
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  8. Transcendent One Liturgist

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    Like no offense to the reviewer, actually that's a lie, fuck you, you fucking moron, but even most of the sane people who like NWN as a product admit that the OC sucks.
     
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  9. Volourn Pretty Princess Pretty Princess

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    And even those who are delusional enough to like it aren't that delusional. :wink:
     
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  10. Sol Invictus Erudite

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    Fuckin' a. Was this idiot born in a dumpster? Because he sure as hell doesn't belong in society. At least not the society I want to live in.

    Once again, yet another individual has presented to the world an argument for retroactive abortion. Himself.
     
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