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Obsidian's Pillars of Eternity [BETA RELEASED, GO TO THE NEW THREAD]

Discussion in 'Obsidian Entertainment' started by Anthony Davis, Sep 10, 2012.

  1. undecaf Arcane Patron

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    Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2
    Didn't some classes have "animal companions"? Ranger? Druid?

    Or do I misrecall?
     
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  2. Roguey Codex Staff Sawyerite

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    :hmmm: What gives you the impression it won't be finished by December? While unfinished, it looks like a more complete product than Wasteland 2 or D:OS did during their beta releases.
     
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  3. Grunker RPG Codex Ghost Patron

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    The fact that it's an Obsidian game.
     
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  4. Roguey Codex Staff Sawyerite

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    This has been better-managed than their other games. Noticeably better managed than the aforementioned Wasteland 2, D:OS, and also Dead Man's Switch.
     
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  5. aleph Arcane

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    So, it will be finished by March '15 and not by August '15?
     
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  6. Onholyservicebound Arcane

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    Are Obsidian really known for long dev times? Outside of development hell situations like SP I mean? I was under the impression that it was the opposite. (With those rushed out titles earning them a reputation for buggy games.)
     
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  7. Grunker RPG Codex Ghost Patron

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    Okay, whatever you say. Let's see come December.
     
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  8. Roguey Codex Staff Sawyerite

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    Alpha Protocol was bad but that's because they didn't have a plan or a lead designer, had to start over in 2008, and weren't given any additional money to work on it during the last seven-month delay.
     
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  9. Kem0sabe Arcane

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    Did obsidian ever have a trouble free release? I mean an on time, on budget, relatively bug free, game release.
     
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  10. taviow Magister

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    I thought DS3 was remarkably stable, bug wise. From what I know it was only delayed once, for less than a month.
     
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  11. Orma Arcane Patron

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    (The guy with Josh) Brandon(?) played the demos, i think. He picked neon colors in every interview/demo session.
     
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  12. Sensuki Arcane Cuck

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    Yeah those colors look really bad too lol. They seem very unnatural compared to the shades offered for the IE games.
     
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  13. Darkion Augur

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    Hmm, could be. I was going by the fact that they named the character Josh.
     
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  14. MasterSmithFandango Arcane

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    This is the reason I think the Codex basically has battered wife syndrome re: Obsidian.

    THIS TIME WILL BE DIFFERENT! THIS TIME THEY WILL REALLY CHANGE!
     
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  15. Infinitron I post news Patron

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    Grab the Codex by the pussy 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
    Please tell me your opinion of Troika Games. Also, of Fallout 2.

    In other words: Change? You're implying that there's something to change back to.
     
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  16. MasterSmithFandango Arcane

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    Arcanum sucks. VTM:B was almost good, but enjoyable. ToEE is not good. FO2 is okay, but flawed.

    I don't see how that's relevant though. Obsidian is not Troika. Obsidian has also never released a game that is even in the same conversation quality-wise as FO2 or VTM:B. Obsidian has made shit game after shit game, but because during PR they say "WE'RE OLD SKOOL GUYS" you stupid faggots suck their dicks, even when they release a fucking shitty FPS, a third person sticky cover shooter, a JRPG about a fucking tv show, or a shitty hack-n-slash. And this game is more of the same. WE LOVE OLD SKOOL RPGS! So we're going to make a game with RT combat.

    :retarded:
     
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  17. Nihiliste Arcane Patron

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    I would guess they'll be done around December/January but I worry about the game being sandwiched between Witcher 3 and DA3. Different target audiences I know but I think there's enough overlap that it could affect their performance - even from the fact that there would be decreased media attention and it wouldn't be on top of the Steam list. I think ideally they would get it out a month ahead of DA3 and take advantage of some suckers who are impatient for that game. I want this game to succeed as much as possible, even if it means hoping for part of the DA audience to buy the game.
     
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  18. Infinitron I post news Patron

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    Grab the Codex by the pussy 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
    @FSM It's relevant because you replied to a post about their games being buggy.

    Anyway, at least you have Wasteland 2 to look forward to. :troll:
     
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  19. MasterSmithFandango Arcane

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    Fixed. The sad thing is this really is the :incline: period of RPGs, but you stupid faggots are too stupid to see the real incline, and are falling for stupid marketing buzzwords with games that are completely missing the mark.
     
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  20. nikolokolus Arcane

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    Because while they've foisted dross like NWN2:OC, DS3, and Alpha Protocol onto us, they've also made Knights of the Old Republic II, Mask of the Betrayer, Fallout New Vegas and South Park which were all enjoyable games (despite their flaws). All of this in a wasteland of RPG publishing that keeps trying to give us an awesome button or hiking sims. I have no idea if Pillars of Eternity is going to be a hit or a flop, but it was worth backing the kickstarter for me just to see if it really was just publisher dickery they complained about through the years, or if it boils down to their poor project design/management skills.
     
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  21. ZagorTeNej Arcane

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    He saw how well received DOS is so he tried to make POE appear more colourful :)
     
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  22. Makagulfazel Educated

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    If I have learned anything in this thread, it's that some of us still like playing with dolls.
     
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  23. Onholyservicebound Arcane

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    Is this the fabled "controversy" I heard tell about?
    Not impressed. :decline:
     
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  24. tuluse Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    You are under a false impression.

    I do not give a fuck about bugs.
     
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  25. Rean Instructor Patron

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    Obsidian have made three of the best RPGs of all time. New Vegas, KOTOR2, MotB.

    Only crybabies complain about bugs.
     
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