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Community Divinity: Original Sin 2 Codex Fundraiser

Discussion in 'RPG Codex News & Content Comments' started by Angthoron, Sep 8, 2015.

  1. mindx2 Codex Roaming East Coast Reporter Patron

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    Crooked Bee went for the in-game portrait and I just went high enough for all the physical items thus she's one higher than I am in the fundraiser.
     
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  2. slackerwizrd Educated Patron

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    I failed to realize that the 27th was the start of 27th in some other timezone, and I missed the chance to donate. Oh well, off to RPGWatch to donate!
    Show Spoiler
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  3. mindx2 Codex Roaming East Coast Reporter Patron

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    Just to be clear I am really thinking about throwing my name out there to give it a go for Codexian glory ... :obviously: I think it would be a blast and I could really play it up.
     
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  4. Darth Slaughter Arcane Patron

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    I see two outcomes:

    We win: Top RPG of all time, maximum icline.
    We lose: This game is popamole consolised shit with romances made for people who play with controllers anyway.

    Talking about controllers anyway: Our champion will only play if it is Kb + M. :obviously:

    EDIT:

    What was the final count on the Watch fundraiser? is that number on their website up to date?
     
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  5. mindx2 Codex Roaming East Coast Reporter Patron

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    With me I don't have a choice and I would certainly extoll the virtues of the kb/m over the use of a controller which can lead to the awful condition of cosolitis. ;)
     
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  6. Aenra Guest

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    This is off topic, and could quite possibly appear as demeaning, so disclaimer: utter, pure curiosity, no offense whatsoever, honest to god (assuming you are delluded enough to believe in one);

    How do you play? Am honestly clueless (you know not how long i've been wondering this)
     
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  7. Darth Slaughter Arcane Patron

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    The point is that all gameplay videos they've show are made using the controller. Is it optimized for the keyboard and mouse, or did they fully embrace that cockeyed XB1 controller? In any case, the champion will play on their machines at home... It's funny how sometimes I picture things like the champions going to larian offices and play the game with swen behind them.
     
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  8. Bubbles I'm forever blowing

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    It would be a fun twist if this version could only be played with controllers; unfortunately, I suspect that HiddenX has much more experience with those than any of the potential Codex champions.
     
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  9. pakoito Arcane

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    What do controllers have to do with anything, when the game is a turn based slaughterfest.

    By the by, if we want the optimal strat we need some live coaching for whomever is on twitch, like an internal comms channel where to plan strategies. The person out is not as much as our champion but the voice of the best player's committee.
     
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  10. Raze Larian Studios Developer

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    There is a separate UI for keyboard and mouse (which has been shown in a few of the Twitch/Youtube streams, but at this point it is still pretty much the same as D:OS). Using controllers is required for local, split screen co-op (if that is being shown) and when moving a computer around and setting it up, a controller can be easier (for example, the XSplit show at TwitchCon just had chairs for the host and guest, no desk/table for a keyboard and mouse). Also, controller support is new, starting with the D:OS Enhanced Edition.
     
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  11. Sitra Achara Arcane Patron

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    Yes, and to even things out, I'm sure HiddenX would agree not to use his arms either:troll:
     
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  12. HiddenX The Elder Spy Patron

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    I don't have a controller or a console. Mouse, KB and PC only, nothing else. I have a headset and a micro but no webcam. I'm not into MMOs :)
     
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    The end date now appears to be the 30th, in line with the Kickstarter, so I might yet have a chance to go into debt and destitution for the Codex.
     
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  14. Angthoron Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Just to point this out - our fundraiser deadline has been extended, tentatively to the 30th, so people that might get paid on Monday or so might still be able to take part.
     
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    Wait what? It seems like yesterday it was 5 K of bucks, and... what's going on? :shredder:
     
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  16. Crooked Bee wide-wandering bee Patron

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    :mca:
     
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  17. Fenix Cipher Vatnik

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    Ahaha, just found out that Avellone will put a bit of his creative hose into the game.
    Codex has potential. ))
     
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  18. Bumvelcrow Bellator Sempervirens Patron

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    IDtenT , show your face for some reparations. Particularly urgent given your impending brofist ban. ;)
     
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  19. Fairfax Arcane

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    Wait, one guy donated 4k to the rpgwatch fundraiser?
    :hmmm:
     
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  20. mindx2 Codex Roaming East Coast Reporter Patron

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    Not at all demeaning or offensive my friend. Here is a picture of my gaming setup:
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    Very simplistic and clean (I don't like clutter so no Doritos stains here!) and the biggest reason that I can game at all is the Trackball mouse sitting there. The two left mouse buttons I can easily press with the end of my arm, even pressing them both if needed. My right "thumb" as I call it sits on the trackball itself and that navigates the pointer or mouse-look if playing a 1st person-style game. The end of my right arm can also tap the two right mouse buttons to do whatever I assign them (like moving backwards, strafing, use of an ability, etc.). I can then easily tap a key on the keyboard if needed but really my mouse is my main input device. I've had this same mouse for more than 20+ years and another one for many years before this one! Not sure that helped give you a visual of my play style but maybe if the Codex picks me as their champion the Twitch stream would show me in action. :smug:
     
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  21. Crooked Bee wide-wandering bee Patron

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    So far mindx2 and Darth Roxor have volunteered, right? Maybe they could play a match of D:OS (or other turnbased tactical) combat against each other later today to see who's better at it?

    As a back up option, I would also suggest VentilatorOfDoom as a possible Codex champion.
     
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  22. mindx2 Codex Roaming East Coast Reporter Patron

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    Can't do it today as I'll be in and out all day. How soon is Larian thinking about doing this thing?
     
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  23. Crooked Bee wide-wandering bee Patron

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    I'm assuming the last day of the KS campaign. If so, tomorrow should be fine too.
     
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  24. mindx2 Codex Roaming East Coast Reporter Patron

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    My goodness that's soon! I guess I'll need to fire up D:OS tonight and get some practice in....!!!! :eek:
     
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    I'm disappointed... I imagined you controlling games with mind +2 powers...
     
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