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Game News PAX Online: Free demos of upcoming RPGs available from September 12th to 20th

Discussion in 'News & Content Feedback' started by Infinitron, Sep 13, 2020.

  1. Infinitron I post news Patron

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    Tags: Anshar Studios; Chironex Studios; Croteam; Gamedec; Room-C Games; Solasta: Crown of the Magister; Tactical Adventures; The Hand of Merlin; This Starry Void

    Due to the corona pandemic, PAX West has merged with EGX this year to form PAX Online, a week-long digital event running from September 12th to 20th. Once again, demos of upcoming games that were once available only to event-goers can now be played by all of us. The new game on the list this time is This Starry Void, the sci-fi dungeon crawler that we reported about last week.

    As before, there will be various events related to these games and others running throughout the week. Follow their Steam pages for the details.
     
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  2. AndrewCC Novice

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    Gamedec seems promising, can another Polish studio deliver on good RPGs?
    Solasta seems decent but we've had a tsunami of isometric, turn-based (yes I count Deadfire and Pathfinder in this category) RPGs in last few years, both fantasy and sci-fi. Can this stand out?
    Hand of Merlin seems like a The Banner Saga mechanics clone, is the story any good, since only that can differentiate it?
    This Starry Void seems bland and uninspired, won't even bother to download the demo.
     
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  3. MicoSelva Prestigious Gentleman Don't call Abigail Patron

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    Codex 2012 Codex 2013 Codex 2014 PC RPG Website of the Year, 2015 Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire Make the Codex Great Again! Grab the Codex by the pussy Serpent in the Staglands Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Divinity: Original Sin 2 Bubbles In Memoria A Beautifully Desolate Campaign Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire Pathfinder: Kingmaker Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    That party you attended last night must have been pretty good. ;)
     
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  4. Zyondyne Educated

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    Haven't most of these demos (or all of them) been released 2 times already?

    For example, are the Solasta & Gamedec demos improved content-wise or technical-wise in any way? Or it's the very same demo?
     
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  5. 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
    All except This Starry Void. And yeah, same demos. I suppose if there's ever one of these events where there's absolutely nothing new, I won't post about it on the front page.
     
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  6. Thonius Prophet

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    FREEE! Demos! Oh boy! What a deal!
     
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  7. Curratum Cipher

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    Yaaawn!

    The entire Pax effort on Steam does not include a single exciting game. Not even one. I dunno how they even managed that.
     
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  8. Zariusz Learned

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    Wait until they start to talk about free updates.
     
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  9. Abu Antar Tweet, tweet Patron

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    Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    There are a few other games.





     
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  10. AndrewCC Novice

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    Damn, love me some pixel graphics. Specially when well done.
     
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