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Divinity: Original Sin 2 Pre-Release Thread

Discussion in 'Larian Studios' started by LESS T_T, Aug 12, 2015.

  1. Stabbey Learned

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    They didn't fuck up the archiving, they fucked up the stream. It actually dropped twice and they had to restart it, and twitch considers the restarts separate streams. It'll be on Youtube in a couple days.
     
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  2. twincast Learned Patron In My Safe Space

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    ...huh? Not that I need--or even want--them in every fantasy work ever, but that sounds like a bullshit copout reason to me. Lolth obviously is trademarked and copyrighted to hell and back, but while I'm pretty sure the terms "Underdark" and "drow" are protected as well (at least the latter due to bureaucratic ignorance/incompetence), fiction is chock-full of dark elves, with most of them being very close to the D&D archetype, which is what people were obviously actually asking about/for.
     
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  3. Stabbey Learned

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    Well, even if it is bullshit, it's not really like they need yet another race in the world, and I get the impression that they'd rather avoid the work another PC race would be (since that means new origins, new racial skills, lots of new dialogue tags and reactions).
     
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  4. PhantasmaNL Arcane Patron

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    PC RPG Website of the Year, 2015 Grab the Codex by the pussy Codex USB, 2014 Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 BattleTech Bubbles In Memoria
    So no Avellone stretchgoal eh?:rpgcodex:
     
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  5. twincast Learned Patron In My Safe Space

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    Well, obviously. But being honest about it would be... preferable.
     
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  6. Mustawd Arcane

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    C'mon buzz, that's just shitty. You wouldn't steal a car would you?
     
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  7. Mustawd Arcane

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    Totally agree. Larian has a hard time staying in scope it seems. I think part of that lies on Swen's passion for games, but unfortunately it'll just result in another EE after D:OS 2 releases. Which is why I'm waiting 3 years before I buy both EEs in a bundle for 50% off...
     
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  8. Mustawd Arcane

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    Possible romances. I hate that shit.
     
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  9. a Goat Arcane

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    Beholders are also trademarked nowadays.

    :negative::negative::negative::negative::negative::negative::negative:
     
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  10. 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
    $1.35M Stretch Goal reached:

    [​IMG]
     
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  11. Immortal Arcane

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    It can't be any worse then promising a customized garrison for 200 000 and a second Athkatla sized city for 500
     
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  12. Bubbles I'm forever blowing

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    They had roughly 30 people in total when they started on OS. Now they have over 90 and are still planning to hire more.
     
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  13. Anthedon Arcane Patron

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    Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    I hope they don't overplay their hand with the new studios and employees.
     
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  14. agris Arcane Patron

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    By providing salaries for 60+ new people and setting up two satellite offices, it's pretty clear where all the proceeds from DOS went. They must also have loans and/or publisher funding. Maybe this KS really is key for the game's success- not financially, but in terms of justifying the total business cost Larian is taking on. They need to prove that they have the commensurate audience size to justify all the expense.
     
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  15. mindx2 Codex Roaming East Coast Reporter Patron

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    ... oh, yeah... romance stretch goal.... my enthusiasm is building.... :roll:

    I beat you this time Infinibro... ;)
     
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  16. Bubbles I'm forever blowing

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    Sword Coast Legends - the hype is real. They even use a d20 with a similar color scheme as the SCL one :M
     
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  17. Infinitron I post news Patron

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    Hah, Larian are copy-pasting Stabbey's summaries too.
     
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  18. PhantasmaNL Arcane Patron

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    PC RPG Website of the Year, 2015 Grab the Codex by the pussy Codex USB, 2014 Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 BattleTech Bubbles In Memoria
    noticed that too lol

    also romance stretch goal...really?

    (btw sven are you going all out inclusive on this one ? otherwise prep for the sjw onslaught)

    maybe lowering my ks amount is in order
     
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  19. LeStryfe79 President Spartacus Patron

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    Romance options are clearly to allow tasteful rape among unsuspecting party members in the multiplayer mode. Rock, Paper, Scissors works especially well with the ladies in real life.
     
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  20. ArchAngel Arcane Sad Loser

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    Larian - hero of Codex --- going full pompamole!!

    I will laugh my ass off when Beamdog is only grognard approved developer left....
     
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  21. mindx2 Codex Roaming East Coast Reporter Patron

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    How can they talk about a Love & Hate stretch goal without this stretch goal.... HOW?!!

    Avellone.jpg

    I am so disappointed Larian....... :negative:
     
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  22. Bubbles I'm forever blowing

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    Eh. We've known about the cover system for weeks, didn't seem to matter much.
     
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  23. Athelas Arcane

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    Would you hire someone who made awkward selfies of himself before selfies were even a thing?
     
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  24. Fairfax Arcane

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    :popamole:
    Show Spoiler
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  25. PhantasmaNL Arcane Patron

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    PC RPG Website of the Year, 2015 Grab the Codex by the pussy Codex USB, 2014 Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 BattleTech Bubbles In Memoria
    Maybe the Codex fundraiser should be cancelled.
     
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