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Eternity Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire - now with The Forgotten Sanctum DLC

Discussion in 'Obsidian Entertainment' started by TT1, Jul 12, 2018.

  1. 2house2fly Liturgist

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    Speak of the devil, some innocuous looking modding notes for 4.1

    being able to add abilities to progression tables is interesting. Might expand my level cap mod to include some post-level 20 powers
     
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  2. AwesomeButton Cut a deal with the authorities Patron

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    PC RPG Website of the Year, 2015 Make the Codex Great Again! Grab the Codex by the pussy Divinity: Original Sin 2 A Beautifully Desolate Campaign Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    If you want details on the worldbuilding, pick a conversation option and enter the Obsidian Narrative Designer Interactive Menu.

    "For details on the Hand Occult, press 1."

    This style of laying out the story is retarded enough to be pronounced GOTY wiriting by journos.

    More brownish nuggets of writing excellence:
     
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  3. Quillon Cipher

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  4. FreeKaner Prophet of the Dumpsterfire

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    Behead those who insult deadfire.
     
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  5. 2house2fly Liturgist

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    I see Deadfire managed to beat off Fallout 76 and V2 of Grimoire where you can go an anime gym for this highly contested award
     
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  6. 2house2fly Liturgist

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    Is Safav still around? I want to know if he has any idea what "LAX4ScriptSet" refers to in the game files.
     
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  7. Safav Hamon Liturgist The Real Fanboy Shitposter

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    What's more interesting is that the DLC name laxi emerged in game files, and it has at least one god conversation.
     
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  8. Safav Hamon Liturgist The Real Fanboy Shitposter

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    No!!!!! I think they're going to ditch the awesome initiative system seen in the turn-based preview for a round robin system.
     
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  9. 2house2fly Liturgist

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    The god conversation will be with Woedica and actually address the DLC crown in some way. There's also a Book Of Woedican Law item or something. I have faith that there will be more to helping Izzia complete her life's work than a "my don't you look regal" bark line
     
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  10. Safav Hamon Liturgist The Real Fanboy Shitposter

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    Well there are actually two god conversations. One labelled specifically "god conversation Ukaizo"

    Even more curious, someone reported that the LAXI file was added in the first patch with another dlc called 'LAXH', and both were quickly removed. Whatever it is has been in conception since the beginning.
     
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  11. Safav Hamon Liturgist The Real Fanboy Shitposter

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    I suspect they're free DLC scheduled to release alongside consoles.
     
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  12. eric__s ass hater Developer

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    I was thinking about the initiative system, and how it wouldn't accommodate classes like shapeshifter druids, who can get 4 or 5 attacks in for every 1 attack a large weapon user could get. It really, really invalidates fast attacks. Being able to go first isn't nearly as good as being able to go five times.
     
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  13. Doktor Best Arcane

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    Just let them attack with burst mode. Problem solved.
     
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  14. Prime Junta Arcane

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    I hear there is this role-playing system that has a concept called #ATK. It says how many attacks you can make in a round. Radical idea, I know.
     
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  15. Safav Hamon Liturgist The Real Fanboy Shitposter

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    Not necessarily. Casting Relentless Storm at the beginning of a battle and stunning every enemy for the round can be more valuable than 5 regular attacks.

    You also have to consider the new defensive angle. A glass cannon Druid with low initiative is going to be the first eliminated by the AI.
     
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  16. Safav Hamon Liturgist The Real Fanboy Shitposter

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    Not a good idea. You already have a complicated initiative system at play. Adding another variable would make it hard to balance.
     
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  17. Sailor Woedica Educated The Real Fanboy

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    This would be everything! Tho I do appreciate being called stunning for my cute princess crown!
     
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  18. Roguey Arcane Sawyerite Sawyerist Sawyer's Bride No Fun Allowed

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    What happened to Woedica's tag? :M
     
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  19. MajorMace Learned

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    More importantly, why do you still have yours ?
     
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  20. AwesomeButton Cut a deal with the authorities Patron

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    I can't get over the absurdity of "the birth of the gods" being treated by everyone as such a big and scary secret. The story might as well be treated as another myth of their creation by the world's inhabitants.
     
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  21. 2house2fly Liturgist

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    The DLC writers seem to agree that either nobody would believe it or nobody would care. Well, the writers of the main game agree nobody would believe it, which is why Eothas is moved to destroy the Wheel. But the DLC conversations with both Fassina and Ydwin include options to discuss the gods being artificial with them, and they both shrug and say it doesn't really matter. That said, the villain of the third DLC found out the secret and wants to expose it, so there's that
     
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  22. AwesomeButton Cut a deal with the authorities Patron

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    Yeah I just finished the DLC. Excellent dungeon experience, weak writing ending again with "What would you want the computer to do?" questions. As if the player's agency can't be offered in other ways.
     
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  23. Seethe Learned

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    This game crashes more than a modded Bethesda game
     
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  24. fantadomat Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Edgy

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    I am doing a replay with all the DLCs and it crashed like 5 times by the halfway mark. Also the combat system is shit and Sawyer is authist. They fixed the difficulty only to show how badly thought it is. Ughhhh penetration...
     
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  25. Yosharian Scholar

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    I fought some Xaurips the other day, they had 20 penetration on their physical attacks

    my tank dude's got like.. 12 armor

    k
     
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