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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. Melcar Arcane

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    Not optimistic about this at all. Larian is a big meh from me.

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  2. Sordid MCA/Prosper Hybryd Arcane Patron

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    Some good news for a change.

     
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  3. Reader Novice

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    VtMB2 from Paradox seems not so bad now
     
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  4. Goral Arcane Patron The Real Fanboy

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    Does Colin McComb still work at Larian? If yes then you can be sure they will add LGBTFAGS.

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  5. The Codex Educated

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    Oh, crap.
     
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  6. MicoSelva Prestigious Gentleman Monstroterratum Furiosum Patron

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    This announcement pleases me.
    However, I willl remain skeptical about the game itself until it actually appears and its quality can be assessed first-hand and/or until people I trust play it and confirm that it is good.
    Thank you for your time.
     
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  7. DeepOcean Arcane

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    The idea of moving my 04 man party on the streets of Baldur's gate and just see the ground inundated with crap Diablo shit items and having to press alt to see the odd one that has 2% more numbers than the one I'm currently using and acquired just 30 mins ago makes me feel bad of the stomach.
     
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  8. Zeriel Arcane

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    The real horrifying thing to contemplate is the ruleset. 2E is out of course, and 3E or 3.5E might be out too. If it's 4E or later we are really fucked, which is sad because older D&D rulesets are about as good as it's gonna get for a PC game. Its crazy to think how much the world has changed, if Larian was making a D&D game in 2005 I'd be so excited, but at this point there are so many ways this could go wrong.
     
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  9. daveyarsegallant Educated

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    DOS had really bad problems with its writing. The pace of the story was all over the place and it made the entire game a grind to get through. The fights also became really tedious the deeper you got into the game. I do not have high hopes.
     
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  10. Tuco Benedicto Pacifico Cipher

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    I don't even give a shit if it's real time (meh) or turn-based (yay) but I'll tell you right now: if they make BG3 with the shitty randomized itemization of the past Larian titles (the feature that almost single-handedly ruined both the D:OS for me) I'm going to be fucking mad.

    That said, I'm relatively optimist.
     
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  11. ScrotumBroth Scrotal Projection Patron

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    Why the fuck does it look like Diablo font style?

    And there is no music to go with the gif... Quality, goosebumps inducing music in the main menu/character creation screen is recognizable trait of BG series and would have shown they've at least done their homework.
     
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  12. cosmicray Educated

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    Why 5E is bad?
     
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  13. Zeriel Arcane

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    It was created in this clown era. It's better than 4E, but still pretty bad.
     
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  14. Shin Savant

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    Disregarding all the fuss about who's writing is more 'shit' (Larian or Bioware); I think I'm worried most about Larian not being able to stylistically match the writing in the previous BG games. Sure the BG saga wasn't the epitome of some next-level writing shit but it got the mix between serious and humorous tones quite right. Also, the 'grand sense of adventure' I got from the BG's games is probably why I love em so much... Larian games do a lot of stuff right; but they often lack this 'grand sense of adventure' stuff for me..

    .. of course it might just be me (or us). I was younger.. and more naïve. Ah, to be young again...
     
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  15. catfood AGAIN

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    I doubt they'll use item randomization for this game. I don't recall any past D&D title with Diablo type loot system.
     
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  16. Zeriel Arcane

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    Nah, they are very different games. BG1 especially has an "on the road" narrative and also map design that supports it.
     
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  17. catfood AGAIN

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    Yeah, judging by their past titles Larian isn't capable of creating outdoor environments that aren't corridors. It's going to be nothing like BG, or even BG 2.
     
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  18. Tavernking Don't believe his lies Shitposter

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    I don't play DND. But from my limited understanding 5E is bad because it is a watered down version of DND made to attract noobs who just want to jump in and play without dealing with complicated rules to remember
     
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  19. IHaveHugeNick Arcane

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    Oh great, so McComb gets to defile another classic franchise.

     
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  20. Rivmusique Arcane Patron

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    WiZaRD BattLEs?!?!

    Hope it's one of those just-in-name sequels, no interest in seeing more of the Bhaalspawn's life.
     
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  21. DemonKing Arcane

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    The entertainment industry has an absolutely impeccable record with regards to producing successful sequels to 20 year old franchises, so what could possibly go wrong?
     
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  22. you know what time it is Arcane

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    This was the second best option, so ain't even mad, there's a chance it'll turn out good + decent modding support.

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  23. RaptorRex888 Educated

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    Larian is a fucking cancer on the CRPG genre.
     
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  24. Volrath Arcane Patron

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    5E is AD&D on crack. Some of you retards have no idea what you're talking about as usual.
     
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