Pathfinder: Kingmaker - Kickstarter

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  1. bigdogchris

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    I wish it showed more game play to prove they have a product likely to be completed. I'd love to support this if they can show it's reasonable to believe it will be finished.
     
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    Didn't we just have a failed Pathfinder kickstarter? We couldn't possibly fall for this twice, right?

    Different company, it was an MMO, I know I know :)

    This is based on a pretty cool published adventure, hopefully it translates well to a single player CRPG.
     
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    Yeah, the MMO was a totally different company. This is just the same IP.

    Here's a cool video showing some of the character creation. It's alpha so only Human's available right now but shows you how things are done and some great gameplay slice.



    Another alpha playlist:
     
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    Game comes out next week on the Sept. 25th all these Infinity engine or Unity engine games are trying to be the next Baldur's Gate this one might come the closest.
    This game originally was a Kickstarter project so I think it will be good I have it preordered anyway.

     
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    Bump !!!!!

    Game is out in 3 days this will be a good one have it preordered and it's not full price.
     
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    Is this going to be fun for someone that likes Diablo 3, Torchlight II, or Van Helsing? I have been watching it for a while.
     
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    I support any top down RPG game Pillars of Eternity 2 Deadfire is really fun BTW.
     
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    You can preload the game had some bugs yesterday where the preload was 0kb the devs figured it out I'm sure they are smart enough. 20.9 gigs
     
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    Definitely will be keeping an eye on this one once I get through poe2.
     
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    I guess the game went live 6 minutes ago nice.
     
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    I'll play it tomorrow
     
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    Cool! I put money into the kickstarter and totally forgot about it. I'm definitely going to have to set some time aside to check it out. 24GB download - not too bad.
     
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    This is a good game the maps are alot bigger I mean not small and cramped like Tyranny. The format of the game is alot looser than most games done with Unity at first it starts out structured but you can have too much inventory and you can't travel so you have to drop items. Camping requires food rations you can pick up at the Inn and character transfer place. No fast travel like in Pillars of Eternity. I'm playing in normal mode but it has increased difficulties. The only thing I kinda wish for is a gamma slider but I can adjust that with Nvidia settings. The spells and abilities are kinda clustered like the other top down Unity games nothing dynamic like Divinity Original Sin but I only scratched the surface of this game let alone how to play it proper. 20180927081436_1.jpg 20180927073639_1.jpg

    This guy just kicked my ass but I fought it anyway he killed my party.

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    Happy to see the new CRPG renaissance has yet to lose any steam.
     
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    Comixbooks

    How is the open world designed? Is there a lot of wilderness areas to explore like BG 1 or is it more focused on points of interest like BG 2?
     
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    It' s open but it's still on the rails as far as the questing. Some quests expire with time limits like 78 days this quest will expire. I like that the area maps are just bigger in some places. Then again I'm only 4 hours in and will play some more next week on vacation.

    It's like BG1 I never really had a chance to get into BG2 even though I owned it.

    If you liked Pillars of Eternity Deadfire you probably will like this game.
     
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    The game is pretty cool but some nits i'd have to pick are:

    1) The game is borderline crazy on how it enforces encumbrance. You can't pick up all the loot to resell, as it will likely weigh down your party and stop your progress.
    2) Some of the text was like it was written by someone not a native English speaker / translated to English from xyz
    3) The RNG is the worst. You will get crazy streaks of whiffs and not hit jack shit, while the bad guys are smacking the crap out of your guys. F5 quicksave like a mofo.

    Otherwise, I'm having fun at the moment wandering around trying to find the boss of the 1st big quest (The Stag Lord).
     
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    I don't mind encumbrance that slows down your character. Does it make you move at a slower pace or you just cannot pick up anymore if you are at a limit?
     
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    Also there is fatigue where you are forced to setup camp. Cook stuff and hunt or use rations its all kinda automatic when you setup camp. Encumberance prevents traveling anywhere so you drop a few armor pieces on the ground so you can travel again.
     
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    Well, these games have always had economy issues. Money has never been an issue, maybe this is there way to make money worth something again.
     
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    Huh, so Core Classes plus Alchemist, Inquisitor, and Magus from the APG. I suppose the rest of the APG classes had a unique mechanic that was too complicated to implement. Hopefully they'll add more later...especially the hybrid classes from the ACG.

    $31.79 on Fanatical. Anyone know of a better price for this?

    xyz = Russian

    Owlcat Games is a Russian developer.
     
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    This game is pretty fun. Definitely gives me the BG1/BG2 vibe.

    It is buggy as fuck though. Had a crash right after character creation (it did autosave first at least), and numerous big UI bugs and weirdness.

    Some of that BG1 vibe comes from the difficulty. I set the game to 100% normal damage and crits, but "if you die, you get back up after the fight" - as long as your whole party doesn't wipe. I've still wiped a few times. It's not easy at all.

    Replayability looks to be huge. There's a shitton of classes and subclasses and whatever in here. Like four varieties of sorcerer, all wizard schools plus a few variations, all kinds of cleric domains and other shit. It's *a lot*. Making a character is pretty overwhelming and I've played a ton of D&D PC games. This is probably the most complexity I've seen in one.
     
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    The only bugs I've seen so far have been:

    1) When selling items to a vendor, sometimes the items on my side of the trading screen don't update properly. It still sells but sometimes I just have to click and look at the value total at the bottom of the screen and whether it goes up or not.
    2) In combat, sometimes the AI goes dumb and they just stop attacking and just stand there getting beat on. I had to do the Stag Lord fight 3 times, since it was so close a fight to begin with I didn't notice the AI wonked out. Also, sometimes they refuse to walk around something to attack - instead freezing in place or trying to missile.

    But the guys at Owlcat seem to be patching very quickly so I'm not worried. They are very on the ball, post-launch. If you don't like dealing with patches and bugs you might want to wait a little bit.
     
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    Trying to figure out what I really want to do with my main character. Started off playing a vanilla strength Magus, but with Valerie, Amiri, and Harrim also in the party, melee is pretty well covered. And playing a Magus is a micromanagement nightmare, both to keep alive and to make effective use of Spellstrike.

    Ooh, I just saw that if you right click on a spell, you can set it to autocast. Yay, autocast Touch of Fatigue here we come!
     
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    So it seems with every patch, they introduce new bugs. I haven't had anything terribly game breaking yet, but definitely some annoyances.
     
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    This game has Zoom feature added since I last checked which is pretty cool middle mouse wheel.
    Some people are reporting lost save files with the recent patches.


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