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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. Sacred82 Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck

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    It absolutely is. Too many myopic autists, I guess. But then the unashamed autism and sperging make this place interesting too. Because while people are too retarded to concede the point that this options craze culminating in making writing optional is runining games, or rather making games non-games, you'd still not get such a discussion going elsewhere.

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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
    The average internet retard: "Everyone who pays any amount of attention to anything must be an autist."
     
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  3. Sacred82 Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck

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    are you now taking the discussion to 'the Kodex is not full of autists but simply refined gentlemen'? :lol: Because in that case, I'm out my friend. I can interact with autists, but not with howling lunatics.
     
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  4. Quillon Cipher

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    Early attempts for making fans do the work? Make your art immortal in our game yo!

    At least they aren't asking for fan VO :D
     
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  5. Quillon Cipher

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    Show Spoiler
     
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  6. Lacrymas Arcane

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    Isn't this information kind of old? I think he answers this very same question every 2 months or so.
     
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  7. Quillon Cipher

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    He brings up "Don't use excel for dialogue" topic occasionally.
     
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  8. Shadenuat Arcane

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    So much power

    used to answer questions about trains for Pallegina
     
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  9. Brancaleone Learned

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    The PoE franchise is slowly turning into performance art.
     
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  10. Tigranes Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Serpent in the Staglands Torment: Tides of Numenera
    Why would anyone
     
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  11. Infinitron I post news Patron

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    Grab the Codex by the pussy Serpent in the Staglands Dead State Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Wasteland 2 Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 A Beautifully Desolate Campaign Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire Pathfinder: Kingmaker
     
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  12. 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
    Well, I was in the digsite dungeon, that was cool. I was in fort deadlight, that was cooler. I was in neketaka, that's really great. I was in Poko Kohara, that was great too. Now I'm in the Old City at lvl 10. The Old City is really something. This game is good. And it's also pretty big.
     
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  13. LESS T_T Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    I really appreciate Josh sharing these kinds of things. He could have give a short answer, but he wrote a quite lengthy post with plenty of screenshots. Very helpful and insightful.
     
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  14. Sacred82 Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck

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    ædgy
     
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  15. IHaveHugeNick Arcane

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    Why is she showcased at the tutorial island digsite when you can only get her in Neketaka?

    :rpgcodex:
     
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  16. frajaq Arbiter

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    I hope Fassina gets revamped a little, she has like 3 interjections only compared to the others. Like what's the point of using her, might as well make a custom wizard
     
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  17. Roguey Arcane Sawyerite Sawyerist Sawyer's Bride No Fun Allowed

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    I use notepad because I have no need for fancy schmancy flowcharts (so far). :M

    That tool is a bit more user friendly than I expected it to be (though it could always be more) so it puzzles me why Deadfire still has all these scripting bugs. Just plain human sloppiness?
     
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  18. Safav Hamon Self-Ejected Village Idiot The Real Fanboy

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    Rekke is the only good sidekick. He's the only one you can initiate dialogue with and has a decent amount of interjections.
     
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  19. 2house2fly Erudite

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    It's really dumb that they didn't even have a basic dialogue tree for the sidekicks, or some reaction lines along the main quest. The only reason to use them is if I'm specifically avoiding using the story companions for some reason and I can't be bothered creating a custom party member
     
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  20. Haplo Arbiter Patron

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    Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    I like this game a lot, but its giving me a particularly bad case of restart-itis.

    Started off with a Berserker/Helwalker. That was rather decent, however not that great synergy perhaps (Frenzy bonuses don't stack with Might and Penetration from Thunderous Blows and action speed from Flurry). Then came patch 1.1 and monks were hit rather hard. Elemental lashes went from (future, potential) 80% (30% early) to 40% (15% early, meh). And of course the Helwalker malus was making my character a little squishy. Plus some damage resistance items were also nerfed bad (Eothasian Amulet!). So despite the lovely Might and Intelligence bonuses, I felt that was no longer worth the trade. So I decided to try something else.

    Rolled a Berserker/Streetfighter. Well, turned out to be quite a monster. Also squishy and needing quite a bit of party support to survive, but the damage he was pumping was sick.
    Was dealing perhaps too much friendly fire damage though (I could eventually remove Confusion... but I kinda wanted to keep it to self-inflict Distraction with Lord Darryn's Voulge and keep the Streetfighter bonus going).

    Plus I wanted to try something more versatile. So I tried a Cipher Ascendant/Assasin. Well, wasn't exactly bad, had his moments. +25 Accuracy on first action from Stealth could really help to land some nasty power, even on a strong enemy. On the other hand couldn't really take advantage of buffs/debuffs/Ascension PL bonus while opening combat (so the Accuracy bonus wasn't THAT great) and Backstab was a huge dissapointment. Also it turned out to be a mostly once-per-encounter affair, at least till mid levels+. Didn't like the Smoke Veil mechanics, wasted too many resources AND time to re-stealth (while I could be making 2 Crippling Strike Full-Attacks and some more in the same time).

    So I rerolled again into an Ascendant / Streetfighter. Like him a lot so far. Rapidly fills focus with Crippling Strikes, can activate Streetfighter bonus with Blunderbuss Powder Burns (or standing in Chill Fog with the Perception Resistance hat to downgrade the nasty Blind effect). And with Streetfighter bonus can shoot powers with machine-gun speed while Ascended.
    But he's still very low level, so who knows...
     
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  21. Roguey Arcane Sawyerite Sawyerist Sawyer's Bride No Fun Allowed

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    That word budget though. :M
     
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  22. Safav Hamon Self-Ejected Village Idiot The Real Fanboy

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    Rekke has a dialogue tree though. He's the only sidekick that does.
     
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  23. Supermedo Scholar

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    Can we all agree that the game would have been better if we could ask the Pallid Knight on a date
     
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  24. Shadenuat Arcane

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    Hard as my evoker did 180k damage per playthrough and monk 170k and she was single target damage.

    I would rate that post with autism if I could.

    Roll whatever fuck you like and finish goddamn game, what is wrong with people?
     
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  25. Safav Hamon Self-Ejected Village Idiot The Real Fanboy

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    I don't blame him. The character system is so deep that it's fun to just reload and experiment with different builds.
     
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