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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. Fenix Arcane Vatnik

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    I think 3D games are lss memorable somehow than isometric.
    Somehow - too many details that distract you probably, so without superior art and visual design it all blurr into some mess?
     
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  2. hellbent Augur

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    Wait, so you mean that mage didn't just want to share a cup of wine with me? I...I feel dirty.
     
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  3. Fedora Master Arcane Patron Edgy

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    Only thing I remember is Shadowhearts weird ass "SHTAAP!" when you meet her at that door on the beach.
     
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  4. Fenix Arcane Vatnik

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    What? Sounds like toothless STOP.
     
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  5. Lacrymas Arcane

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    Since this came up in Solasta's thread - did they remove combat maneuvers as bonus actions for everyone yet?
     
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  6. Tuco Benedicto Pacifico Arcane

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    They didn't change a single thing yet.
     
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  7. Lacrymas Arcane

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    Are they planning on changing anything that isn't the writing of the waifus?
     
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  8. Delterius Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    can you even think of something more important
     
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  9. NJClaw OoOoOoOoOoh Patron

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    Waifus' graphics
     
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  10. Delterius Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    point taken bro
     
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  11. Tuco Benedicto Pacifico Arcane

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    Well, who the hell knows.
    It's hard to tell, given that they never seem to address what they are going to do next in their updates.
    What we know so far it's just that we'll allegedly get a "bigger" update in January, next. no clue on the content.
     
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  12. Lacrymas Arcane

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    I suppose it's good we can mod the rules however we wish. Hopefully they don't hardcode anything dumb like they did in D:OS2.
     
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  13. Tuco Benedicto Pacifico Arcane

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    I was being somewhat unfair saying they didn't change a thing.
    They DID change how cantrips work, removing the DOT/surface effects, as people asked them to.

    i just hope that's not going to be the full extent of their concessions to the community, because quite frankly it was also one of the issues I cared the least about.
     
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  14. Lacrymas Arcane

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    Firebolt spam is already pretty powerful bordering on op in the first place, adding a surface AND a burning effect on it is just garbage design.
     
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  15. Tuco Benedicto Pacifico Arcane

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    It also came at the price of nerfing the base damage by 40% (given it went from 1d10 damage to 1d6 damage plus DOT).
    If you ask me, firebolts are arguably more powerful now that they fit the ruleset, at least in terms of burst damage (which is often what really matters).

    Still, you won't hear me complain about having less DOTs and surfaces in the game, that's for sure.
    It's just that I didn't really give a damn about it, compared to other more fundamental flaws.
     
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  16. Spectacle Arcane Patron

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    It's stronger for the player since the nerfed AC and buffed HP Larian has given NPCs means that you're going to hit most of the time and benefit from the higher base damage. But it's weaker for enemies since a clever player would have high AC and play smart to make it hard for enemies to hit, but the surface damage meant that you'd take damage when targeted by firebolt no matter what you do, often forcing a concentration check for casters.

    I agree it's not the biggest problem in the game, but was a good example of how the devs didn't really understand D&D and were instead trying to make Divinity: Forgotten Realms.
     
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  17. Infinitron I post news Patron

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    RPG Wokedex 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 Pathfinder: Kingmaker


     
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  18. NJClaw OoOoOoOoOoh Patron

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    What the fuck is this. We should have deleted Belgium when we had the chance.
     
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  19. Ontopoly Hater of Larian

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    People ask me all the time why it's such a big deal that larian is making baldurs gate 3. In 6 months baldurs gate will be synonymous with bad larian writing, elemental puddle gameplay, and whatever the fuck that video was. It's fine though. I've found a new favorite series and have disassociated myself with baldurs gate before things get too bad. Wouldn't want people thinking I'm a bg fan after larian is through with it.
     
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  20. vortex Fabulous Optimist

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    Ontoply has distanced himself from Larian socially and ideologically. writes it down in the records
     
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  21. Fedora Master Arcane Patron Edgy

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    They treat their games like they treated the damn natives.
     
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  22. Meredoth Arcane

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    Like people associate fallout with BUGthesda's games? Or associate neverwinter with the generic wow clone and not nwn1/2?
     
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  23. Harthwain Cipher

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    NWN1 was designed to be an MMO:

     
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    Belgium HIV clinics Christmas songs when
     
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  25. Meredoth Arcane

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    Not every mmo is a wow clone. Neverwinter, from 1991 is not a wow clone. When I mean wow clone, think in a ""RPG"" where everyone is the same character, has his strength and intelligence 100% determined by how carnavalesque his pants and boots are, and the game is just managing cooldown to farm gear 24/7 in a low lethality game.
     
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