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Review Shivering Isles reviews overload

Discussion in 'News & Content Feedback' started by Vault Dweller, Apr 6, 2007.

  1. Vault Dweller Commissar, Red Star Studio Developer

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    It's from Idiocracy, if anyone's wondering or can't see it at all.

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    Read the list of his crimes.
     
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  2. xedoc gpr Scholar

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    Oblivion's graphics don't really look that great, I don't know what the fuss was all about.
     
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  3. Mantra_n Novice

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  4. Monica21 Scholar

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    But they were real purty in magazines! :D
     
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  5. Surgey Scholar

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    If I remember correctly, there's a quest in Shivering Isles where a guy wants you to help him kill himself. Yeah. Totally not related to the guy who wanted you to help kill himself in Morrowind.
     
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  6. Admiral Rimjob POOBUM Arcane

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    Suicide is FUNNY. ROOFLES.
     
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  7. Shannow Waster of Time

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    And in Baldur's Gate...and PS:T...and probably lots of other games...
     
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  8. Seboss Scholar

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    More info here:
    http://www.uesp.net/wiki/Shivering:Reference_Bug

    Way to go Bethesda! :D
     
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  9. Fez Erudite

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    If it is in the Xbox version then it'd be all the worse.
     
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  10. JarlFrank I like Thief THIS much Patron

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    OMG T3H CONSEKWENCES!!!!
     
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  11. JarlFrank I like Thief THIS much Patron

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    PS:T also had a woman who paid you for being allowed to kill *you*. Now this is something no other game has.
     
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  12. Texas Red Whiner

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    Does Oblivious or SI have a mandatory fortune teller who tells you about your great destiniy but in the end, after having a glimpse at the antogonist, is overwhelmed? Ive seen this cliche over and over again. Bloodlines, BG2, Arcanum, Shadows of Undrentide... something else probably.
     
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  13. Castanova Prophet

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    Yes, that fortune teller is Pete Hines and the antagonist is the damn game.
     
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  14. Admiral Rimjob POOBUM Arcane

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    I actually kind of like that cliche. Figuring out how the cryptic-ness all fits into the story (it only making sense after the event, of course), particularly on a second playthrough, can be quite enjoyable.
     
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  15. Inziladun Magister

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    Can't neccesarily say I like having fortune-tellers in RPGs. But I must admit it was kind of humourous to hear that chick on the beach in Bloodlines say all those random things and eventually have it make perfect sense once you completed the game.
     
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  16. Admiral Rimjob POOBUM Arcane

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    Yes, the only standout one I can recall is the one in Bloodlines.
    Of course, recalling her saying "don't open it" really didn't stop me in the slightest.
     
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  17. sqeecoo Arcane

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    Yep, the prophecy in bloodlines had actual useful advice in it. That was refreshingly original.
    Gothic 2 also had an "overwhelmed" prophet, and so did Planescape. But I liked Planescape's prophecy, it was at the very beginning of the game, and foreshadows coming events in a atmosphere-building way, and also serves as character-building for the prophet.

    Completely off topic: who do you guys think the shades of good, evil, and of neutrality, twisted by the laws of the planes were in PST? Trias, ravel, the transendant one?
     
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  18. Admiral Rimjob POOBUM Arcane

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    Athk mithter Avelloon

    http://crap.planescape-torment.org/thre ... ecy2.htm#1
     
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  19. Blacklung Arbiter

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    Fhjull?! That really is an odd one right there. I know he's all negative planes and all, but even without the curse I can't see him as being THAT evil. If anything he seemed pretty cliche and tame.
     
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  20. Shannow Waster of Time

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    It was even more fun playing a Malkavian and realizing that your own comments made even more sense than hers *g*
     
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  21. sqeecoo Arcane

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    Thanks! But I think Fhjull is a very minor character. Anyway, I learnt some time ago in my literature class that it is irrelevant what the author intended. It is what he *said* that's important. And from what is said I am inclined to believe the three enemies are Ravel, Trias, TTO.
     
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  22. Ahzaruuk Arbiter

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    This is actually an allusion to Morrowind's Sheogorath Shrine Quest, where you had to kill a Giant Netch with the Fork Of Horripilation.


    Why it's called that, I have no Idea. It doesn't seem to have any relation to goosebumps...
     
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  23. Ahzaruuk Arbiter

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    You mean in Bloodmoon? Where that old Dunmer wanted you to kill him in a fight?

    Other than the common objective, I saw little correlation.
     
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  24. Admiral Rimjob POOBUM Arcane

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    Wasn't it a Nord, so he could get into Valhalla (or Sovngarde, or whatever it was they called it)?
     
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