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Game News Larian is making Baldur's Gate III

Discussion in 'RPG News & Content' started by Infinitron, May 30, 2019.

  1. Bohr Arcane

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    Clearly the solution is to do away with newsposts and keep everything where it belongs +M
     
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  2. Tim the Bore Novice

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    If anyone still believed in Swen:

    :prosper:
     
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  3. Andhaira Arcane

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    The sad part is that Bioware ported 2e to RTwP format back in 1998; Troika ported 3.5e to TB in 2003; and these schmucks can't do the same today. Furthermore Bioware already came up with a solution for 'misses' back when they made NWN; the characters actually showed misses by actively dodging and parrying attacks (same with KOTOR a few years later that used the d20 Star Wars ruleset based on D&D also by WOTC).

    I knew it was a mistake for Larian to get the license.
     
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  4. Sacibengala Learned

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    Yeah, that comment from him is actually really strange. I want to see more of that, maybe it was just a bad example that he used to describe changes.
     
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  5. DeepOcean Arcane

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    As I feared, you can expect cooldowns and item fever Diablo shite, this will be Dragon Age over again.
     
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  6. lukaszek the determinator

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    :hailcthulhu:
     
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  7. Decado Prestigious Gentleman Old time handsome face wrecker Patron

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    I can't fucking believe he is saying this dumb shit about dice when the games he is basing Baldur's Gate III on -- that is, Baldur's Gate I and II -- HAD MOTHERFUCKING DICE IN THEM. THE WHOLE REASON "BALDUR'S GATE III" MEANS ANYTHING TO ANYBODY IS BECAUSE OF THE TWO GAMES BEFORE IT, AND THEY WERE LOADED WITH DICE ROLLS. DICE ALL THE TIME, EVERY FUCKING WHERE, FOR EVERYTHING, DICE UP YOUR ASS AND COMING OUT OF YOUR FUCKING NOSE AND BALLS. JESUS H FUCKIGN CHRIST I AM GOING INSANE FROM RAGE
     
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  8. DeepOcean Arcane

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    Can't wait to go around on third person free camera on Baldur's gate with my other two companions controlled by the Ai, probably romances with Larian written characters (Oh the joy, can't wait for that.), I will go with my dudes, spamming my cooldown World of Warcraft abilities because I'm too much of a badass, then when I kill dudes, there will be a shower of colored loot, most will be useless but there are a few that are gold looking and those will take 30 mins to become completely useless because of stat inflation as you know, 5e isn't fun despite millions of player playing it.

    We will totally come up with our shit solutions that we didn't test extensively at all, oh no, I died, what an unfortunate event... well, after the fight, all my dudes will wake up again with probably some minor injury that I can pay 10 gold to get rid of. The joy of returning to 2009.
     
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  9. Melcar Arcane

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    Why do we have like a million threads on this?
     
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  10. DeepOcean Arcane

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    :negative:
    Well... I kinda hope it is Dragon Age Origins and not Dragon Age Inquisition at this point...
     
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  11. Melcar Arcane

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    The technology of the time did not allow the game developers to make a steaming pile of shit.
     
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  12. Jasede Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    You click the button and the mind flayer takes damage.
    You see that mountain? You can climb it.
     
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  13. Jasede Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Hey dumbfuck, how the fuck is anyone supposed to find that thread if it's hidden in a subforum? I had no idea it existed. If it's not under General RPG but hidden in one of those stupid company subforums me and 90% of other oldfags aren't going to find it because we don't climb into company subforums.
     
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  14. Melcar Arcane

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    Yeah. Fuck that Jew.
     
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  15. Murk Arcane

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    I wouldn't jump to a conclusion that hit chance is out, since the last two original sin games both had hit chance. First game had a host of 'chance' effects that could result in a miss, as well as a series of abilities to increase/decrease them.

    If they make it a full blown action game then yeah sure, but so far Larian has made games on both sides of that equation.
     
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  16. DeepOcean Arcane

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    300 people working on this, that sounds like action oriented game for me.
     
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  17. Zeriel Arcane

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    I'm okay with them making decline games for casuals, but at least be honest about it. The only part that ticked me off there was him claiming that it doesn't work. Excuse me, then what the fuck was Temple of Elemental Evil? Don't piss on my face and tell me it's raining. It's fine if they want to make a shit D&D game that has no actual D&D rules, but communicate that instead of saying it's impossible to implement D&D rules, which is just patently false.
     
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  18. Black Arcane

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    So, as close as they could without actually following the ruleset.
     
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  19. Zeriel Arcane

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    Right, and here we are in 2019 and Larian isn't even trying to follow the ruleset, they're just throwing the whole thing out and saying, "Dice rolls are gay, yo."
     
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  20. Black Arcane

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    I'm not defending Larian but I'm sure if they launched a kickstarter for it, Codex would almost immediately run a campaign to support it and one up rpgwatchz.
     
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  21. Melcar Arcane

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    The Codex is fickle like that.
     
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  22. Mr. Hiver Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck

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    They did not say that.

    He said they are following the rulesets as close as possible, but that not everything can be transcribed directly - which is true.
    He mentioned only one example of missing TOO MANY times, but did not claim you wont miss at all.

    The problem is what exactly did he mean by all that and how far will the adjustments go.
     
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  23. Tigranes Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Serpent in the Staglands Torment: Tides of Numenera
    It's not that complicated. Lots of us would really like it to be good. But it's notable how, despite an almost total lack of information, Swen is still able to give out plenty of worrying signals.

    As things stand, there is zero reason to be optimistic until a lot more substantial and promising information comes out. At worst, this could be a Fallout 3.
     
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  24. agris Arcane Patron

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    Oh, I see I’ve found the BG3 thread with people who get it.

    Yeah, this is a mess. Larian are going to go the BioWare 2.0 route, just wait.
     
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  25. Sacibengala Learned

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    He must to be an imbecile to fuck this up. And we all know that he is not. Only the ingame jokes are.
     
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