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Divinity Divinity: Original Sin 2 - Definitive Edition

Discussion in 'Larian Studios' started by Lacrymas, Sep 14, 2017.

  1. Wolfe Arbiter

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    Oh shit, I completely forgot about the ship still being available. Thanks!
     
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  2. Murk Arcane

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    Are there more tele pyramids than the two? I got both on Lady Vengeance after leaving Ft. Joy.
     
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  3. Dwarvophile Savant

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    Won't get fooled twice : the most cruel april fool ever was when the codex announced a turn based version of PoE. That's when I realized the intelligence debuff power of hope (thought it might be legit news for a sec...).

    Atmosphere is good. The new sountrack helps making it consistent.

    There should be an animal rights protector as original playable character in this game. Braccus Rex is the greatest mammal torturer of the multiverse. With nothing else to do but putting pigs in flame, looks like he got really bored on this island. Fort Joy of animal's misery should be the name of the place. Original sin of animal's nuisance. The guy is a serial animal curser. Every little rodent have been cursed over there ! I got it Larian, Braccus is not a nice guy.
     
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  4. Shadenuat Arcane

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    kinda obvious from the menu when you actually use any of them?
     
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  5. Niklasgunner Learned

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    "Hey Larian summons in the first game made combat to easy"
    "alright let's add summons that have double the HP of any enemies at an equivalent level and outdamage any of your player character attacks, gotcha fam :cool:"
    [​IMG]
     
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  6. Murk Arcane

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    Haven't bothered yet tbh, and currently at work. Since I'm playing solo I haven't had much use for them since getting them, which was pretty recent. Anyway, nvm, was a dumb question.
     
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  7. Luckmann Arcane Zionist Agent

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    "But let's only allow one summon of any and all types at once, 'lest there'll be synergies between things like Summoning and Necromancy. That'd be too much."
     
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  8. jarmaro Arbiter

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    I dunno why people are bitching about abusing respec so much. It's Morrowind's Alchemy all over again.
     
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  9. YES! Hi, I'm Roqua Dumbfuck

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    No, I haven't. But honestly, I have no desire to either. Good or bad she is voice actor with a pleasant voice and voice acting was an unnecessary and frivolous expense for this game.
     
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  10. Sjukob Arcane

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    You forgot helping the turtle to have sex with the rat .
     
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  11. KateMicucci Learned

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    You can't blame summoning for not synergizing with necromancy when necromancy doesn't even synergize with itself. Half the skills get a bonus from nearby corpses, and the other half destroy nearby corpses.
     
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  12. jarmaro Arbiter

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    How about bear cub that exists only to be sad?
     
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  13. KateMicucci Learned

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    Somebody might play the game in a manner I dislike.
     
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  14. jarmaro Arbiter

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    It's not even the worst, somebody may like the game I dislike.
     
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  15. Ausdoerrt Augur

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    I musta missed the turtle. Classic Larian. :lol:

    The bear cub though. Poor fella will probably starve next to mom's corpse, or maybe get eaten by the void maggots. :negative:
     
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  16. Kem0sabe Arcane

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    So Witcher 3 still gold standard when it comes to writing, quests and characters? Also why not... C&C.
     
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  17. Malpercio Arcane

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    OS beats witcher 3 when it comes to quests by a landslide, since you are actually playing the game and not following the quest compass.
     
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  18. Malpercio Arcane

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    Yeah, Fort Joy kinda feels like a summer camp more than anything. I also found weird how no one comments on the fact your ship crashed and you just kinda walk into the place. There are kids around doing their shit, etc.

    I understand it's less Auschwitz and more.... uuh, Hospital with an hidden side? But jeez.
     
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  19. Dwarvophile Savant

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    You mean while the cat is watching ?
    No, thanks. And it would just make the dog jealous.

    I wonder what the ants are thinking ?
    I suppose, that's what a reviewer meant by "Larian's amazing attention to details".
     
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  20. imweasel Guest

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    Writing, lore and character design are definitely far superior in The Witcher 3. Quest and general world design is better in D:OS 2.
     
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  21. DeepOcean Arcane

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    I don't think following the red fart line counts as good quest design so any game can really beat the witcha 3: wild quest compass in this department.
     
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  22. Kem0sabe Arcane

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    Fuck no, the world design in the Witcher 3 is beautiful and with an amazing attention to detail...

    In regards to quests, Witcher 3 has some of the best quests in any rpg, bloody baron, the blood and wine dlc main quest line.

    Original sin 2 quests are just the same shit larian half assed in the first game.

    Also... Divinity red fucking flags everywhere is suddenly more hardcore than quest compass.
     
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  23. toro Arcane

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    Last Island. Level 17. Each fight takes 10+ minutes. Stupid puzzles. The game is a mess. I'm close to burn out but I want to finish it because I assume I'm close to the end.

    Has anyone finished it?
     
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  24. DeepOcean Arcane

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    The writing of the Red Baron quest is excellent, the gameplay however...
     
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  25. DeepOcean Arcane

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    So the verdict is the game is a mess of bad design where Larian trying to fix what didn't need to be fixed made the good parts worse and the bad parts like the shit writing continue there but just more verbose and with Belgian quality voice acting on top? I still can refund this game, is there a reason not to?
     
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