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Eternity Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire Pre-DLC Thread [GO TO NEW THREAD]

Discussion in 'Obsidian Entertainment' started by Infinitron, May 8, 2018.

  1. Blakemoreland Hybrid Boss Magister Patron

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    Grab the Codex by the pussy
    No, you are confused. It’s one thing to criticise SJW pandering and their influence on culture. It’s another thing to criticise minorities sexual orientation, and it is still another thing to engage in autistic debates about cRPG minutiae, including writing, realism of the setting, etc. This can be hardly called a crusade. This what we do when we are not shitposting. I’m sorry that you are so defensive due to other people’s prejudices, but you should stop and think before you make these associations.

    LMAO
     
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  3. Whisper Arcane Vatnik

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    Why would anyone play this piece of trash? Too easy, no decent story, bland and boring.
     
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  4. Tigranes Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    You have to include the hit chance tax
     
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  5. aweigh Arcane

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    Tygrende

    According to MaxQuest (Obs forumite extraordinaire) the game uses double inversion for negative numbers, resulting in maluses (such as a graze effect) taking a bigger chunk out of the pie than one would expect:

    TLDR: If you have a positive 25 effect, and a negative 25 effect, the negative one affects the math more times.
     
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  6. Great Deceiver Arcane

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    "Guys, let's get rid of this cargo cult nonsense, THAC0 isn't intuitive enough"

    :killitwithfire:
     
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  7. Kyl Von Kull The Night Tripper Patron

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    LFMAO

    Guys, when you say, “I object to all this gay stuff and I object to the social justice agenda, but I’m not a homophobe,” you realize you have totally internalized that agenda, right? Why are you adhering to this value system you claim to hate? Pussies.

    Say what you will about hardcore feminists, when they hate men they have no problem admitting it.

    Also, I say again, it makes perfect sense that half the characters are bi in a nautically themed game. You guys should see what Greenwich Village looks like during Fleet Week, when the sailors come to town.

    To put it another way:
     
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  8. aweigh Arcane

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    Apparently this came up because players were reporting damage result math that wasn't cancelling itself out back to base value as a bug... they had to be informed they were enjoying one of the new features in Deadfire.
     
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  9. MajorMace Learned

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    So I just had my first dragon fight on veteran, rendered completely trivial and ridicule by the general undertuning of enemy's stats.

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    the encounter design is straight out of an mmo, to make it worse. With safe spots, phases depending on the boss health etc... meeeeh
     
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  10. FreeKaner Prophet of the Dumpsterfire

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    My harem will have cute boys too.
     
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  11. TheSentinel Arcane

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    there's nothing inherently wrong with boss phases imo. just because MMOs popularized them (did they?) doesn't make it a bad thing.
     
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  12. Prime Junta Arcane Patron

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    this thread is very angry
     
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  13. Pizzashoes Learned

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    Five out of seven full companions are bisexual. Generously assuming that 5% of Eorans are bisexual, 5% are gay, and 90% are heterosexual, the odds are easy to calculate. (7 choose 5 combination) times (5%) to the fifth times (90%) to the second. The odds would be .0005%. Very low. As for why we're seeing this in the game, we can only guess.
     
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  14. dragonul09 Arcane Edgy

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    And gay.
     
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  15. Roguey Arcane Sawyerite

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    You get the stereotype about sailors and pirates being gay because they're out on the waves for long stretches of time with no (or hardly any) women. Situational sexuality (and of course an environment where one will be around only/mostly men with the potential to go gay will appeal to gay men). As far as I know, this isn't the case in Eora, where there are roughly just as many female sailors/pirates as there are men.
     
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  16. MajorMace Learned

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    It makes sense in mmos, because they require coordination of 5, 10, 20 dudes. When you can pause and place your guys in the safe spots, wait for the aoe to proc and get back at hitting the dragon it's somewhat pointless, if not stupid.
    I do tag it as mmo design. it's a very typical mmo pattern right there. Like wow-style.
     
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  17. Tygrende Learned

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    Thanks, now I understand.

    But wait. Crit damage bonus is 25%. All guns have "Blunted Criticals" which reduces critical damage by 25%. This means that guns will actually deal over 8% less damage if they crit instead of hitting :lol:. If the bonus pen results in overpenetration then the damage will be higher, but if it doesn't or you already have enough to overpenetrate on hits, crits are downright detrimental.
     
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  18. Blakemoreland Hybrid Boss Magister Patron

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    Grab the Codex by the pussy
    :hmmm:
     
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  19. Trash Player Learned

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    Blunted Crits likely reduces the Crit Modifier by 25%, instead of being a -25% damage.
     
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  20. MajorMace Learned

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    Btw whoever said Abydon should look more construct-like[​IMG]
     
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  21. Alienman Arcane Patron

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    Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire Make the Codex Great Again! Grab the Codex by the pussy Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2
    Spoiler tag please.
     
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  22. Great Deceiver Arcane

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    There's so much gay talk here that I read 'blunted crits' as 'butted crits'. Time to step away from the computer.

    Edit: also newfags spoiling shit, ban IMO.
     
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  23. ESh Arcane

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  24. Tygrende Learned

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    Nope.

    [​IMG]

    Crit only got a total of 39.6666666% bonus damage , regular hit got 48%.

    Fucking hell Obsidian :lol::lol::lol:
     
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  25. MajorMace Learned

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    Show mercy for a newfag.
     
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