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Baldur's Gate Baldur's Gate 3 by Larian Studios - now available on Early Access

Discussion in 'Larian Studios' started by Infinitron, Oct 6, 2020.

  1. HoboForEternity sunset tequila Patron

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    Does it has the stupid armor = 100% status effect resistance from DOS 2?
     
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  2. HoboForEternity sunset tequila Patron

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    Good thanks. Is it more or less faithful to DnD rules? Armor class, vancian casting, class based etc?
     
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  3. Shrimp Learned

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    The inclusion of stuff like extensive 3D character creation, cutscenes for regular dialogue, full voice acting etc is pushing CRPGs into AAA game territory.
    Most other game dev companies producing CRPGs probably simply don't have the budget or manpower to produce something similar, so I wouldn't be concerned about seeing BG3 'clones' in the near future if that's what you're worried about.
    I can't really give any solid estimates on what'll happen to the games, but I imagine most other devs simply will make due with what they have at their disposal and thus continue to create traditional CRPGs. I expect them to get marketed with taglines such as "taking the genre back to its roots" which I suppose is kind of ironic since that sentiment was what one of the driving forces behind the CRPG revival that started around the time when Kickstarter RPGs started popping up a handful of years ago.
     
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  4. AwesomeButton Personally falsified the US election results 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 Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    Game has an option to turn off only the Narrator voice?! GOTY
     
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  5. holla_cabezas_de_mierda Arcane

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    there is 'very positive' and 'overwhelmingly positive' too...'Caves of Quid', 'Fallout New Vegas' and 'The Witcher III' often sport that, and then there is positive. It seems to have something to do with sheer number of reviews. A 95% rating with 55 reviews has a 'positive' rating, 95% with 1000 reviews 'Very positive' and 95% with 55,000 reviews 'Overwhelmingly positive' or something..but still some of them don't make sense it feels like even accounting for that. Maybe it is rounding error, because Wasteland 3 is right on edge of 80%.
     
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  6. just Learned

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    post sex scenes thanks
    please no male dwarf on male gnome and similar shit
     
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  7. Kem0sabe Arcane

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    https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2020...lXA0u7EcPxdn51fUHSVO8JzxSitwfDZxNGS3FucQHYNbU


     
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  8. holla_cabezas_de_mierda Arcane

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    Other than that though, is it pretty good?
     
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  9. just Learned

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    more like based
     
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  10. holla_cabezas_de_mierda Arcane

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    The chainmail shirts look pretty cool. Although everything is way too clean and shiny like everyone takes 3 baths a day and is a neat freak who presses their puffy blousy shirt everyday before going to murder innocent farmers and their children.
     
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  11. holla_cabezas_de_mierda Arcane

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    download the character portrait mod, it has much better choices.
     
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  12. Kazuki Self-Ejected

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    Just like everyone suspected the reason why BG3 is better rated and probably higher sales than W3 is because marketing and brand name.

    W3 development almost had no coverage in leading up to it's release while BG3 is opposite mainstream gaming news constantly update BG3 development.

    It will interesting if Larian didn't develop BG3 and instead to make sequel of Divinity Series, as i have seen so far that BG3 is not really different from DOS2.

    I doubt DOS3 will have the same impact as BG3 if Larian decide to create sequel instead.
     
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  13. Quillon Magister

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    game will need a mod changing this shit to deterministic
     
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  14. holla_cabezas_de_mierda Arcane

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    those CO-Op people are insufferable, annoying bitches. Wherever they tread decline soon follows in their wake; they should be murdered on sight.
     
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  15. Tehdagah Arcane

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    Is this gud?
     
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    What is W3? If Wasteland 3; BG3 seems it would step on it multiple times then take a shit on it with its production values alone.
     
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  17. jaydee2k Learned

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    Everyone who will play this Divinity crap is a verified superduperfag.
     
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  18. Narax Literate

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    About 7 hours into the game, so far it feels like a very rough alpha build. You can tell the devs have big dreams for this game, but I highly doubt we will get the full release in a year's time, especially not in the current state of the game, and not to mention all the missing content.

    Though I am patient, I will wait until then, and I suggest for people who don't want their experience ruined to wait.
     
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  19. Kazuki Self-Ejected

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    While i agree the production value is higher but that doesn't mean it translate to higher quality too.
     
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  20. Verylittlefishes Sacro Bosco Patron

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    So how bad it is exactly? Even pirating this is a big deal.
     
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  21. Harthwain Savant

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    I couldn't be bothered reloading for failing rolls. If someone wants to win every roll, why not just enable a cheat engine or something?
     
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  22. Diablo1_reborn Viva New Vegas! Patron

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    Music is atrocious, itemization is good, respectively they're going along with the DnD item system, combat is an improvement over DiV2, especially because that retarded armor system is gone. Animations in cutscenes looks really janky from time to time, but still better than Inquisition. Graphics are really good, and it kinda looks more serious than DiV2. Doesn't really feel like a Baldur's Gate game though, but that was to be expected from all the material we have seen so far. It's certainly not bad. At least I haven't seen anything so far that would have pissed me off big times.
     
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  23. Verylittlefishes Sacro Bosco Patron

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    OK I think, I'll pass it.
     
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  24. Storyfag Perfidious Pole Patron

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    Anyone running it on Win7?
     
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    The constant rolling gets old extremely fast.

    I talk to a dwarf lady who claim she can cure me and instead trying to stab me with a poisoned wood. I rolled a 6 in a Agility check despite having 16 agility. Now I must pass three dialogue check in a row, each with a 50% succeed rate, to persuade her to give me the cure. I reload a dozen times and never make it. It's like the game is forcing me murder this bitch.

    It's gonna be extremely hard to play a good character, the game will force you to kill person you don't want to kill because you had a bad roll. All of the companions (except Gale I suppose) are evil doesn't help either.

    Also it's hilarious that shadow heart tries to hide what she is up to and who she is worshipping, but in the character info page they straight up shows evil cleric on it.
     
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