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Review RPG Codex Retrospective Review: Pillars of Eternity Revisited

Discussion in 'RPG News & Content' started by Infinitron, Jul 4, 2017.

  1. luj1 Learned

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    Albeit highly amusing, this article piece of PR is somewhat disappointing.

    Infinitron must have skipped classes often at the Cucksidian shill college. Educated shills are more elegant... insert a piece here and there... conveniently. You're supposed to insinuate, indicate & imply... use the indirect approach. Not write straightforward fellatios such as, OH MUH GERD Sawyer is the best designer in the industry, or Nothing can question PoE's eternal "success" . :lol::lol::lol: God.
     
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  2. Janise Educated

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    Blackguards 2 has better combat than Piece of Shit White Cum, and thats saying a bunch...
     
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  3. Make America Great Again Infinitron Trade Master Patron

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    Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire Serpent in the Staglands Dead State Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Wasteland 2 Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 BattleTech A Beautifully Desolate Campaign Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    Secret post from staff forums:

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  4. Make America Great Again Parabalus Arcane

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    Just take a look at your own and your friend's Goral the Shill's failures, you really shouldn't be giving out advice to anyone.
     
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  5. luj1 Learned

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    That sounds jewish as fuck ...

    Secret post from staff forums shill central: "Hey Shamuel, did you read the instructions? I want to act soon. They are rekting us , better hurry with the propaganda pamphlets " :lol::lol:
     
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  6. torpid Savant

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    Dunno why people assume Infinitron's editorializing is an attempt at covert propaganda and not just overt trolling of the Codex, or at least of the Codexers who dislike PoE. Not that he couldn't also be looking to curry favor with the devs (for the almighty ACCESS!), but there's nothing very subtle going on here.

    "After having established itself as a venerated classic of the role-playing-game genre, Pillars of Eternity deserves a worthy retrospective, unlike the contemporary shallow and superficial negative reviews of the original release. Designed by the most brilliant and balanced mind of this generation, Pillars of Eternity can now be recognized as the best game of the role-playing-game genre. This determination is made with the utmost finality, and the decision is without appeal. And so we deliver the best review, written by our best reviewer, of the bestest of games."

    That's like genetically engineered to trigger those who aren't fans of the game
     
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  7. Mynon Learned Shitposter

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    Just keep up the good work. It is articles like yours that ultimately decide the industry's perception of this place, much more so than whatever is the current consensus among the most edgy and vocal posters.
    It is easy to hate on stuff when you're anonymous poster who doesn't need to care about the site's reputation and its relationship with devs and publishers.
     
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  8. Goral Arcane Patron The Real Fanboy

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    It's disgusting shilling, that's what it is, I don't care about his motives. It's obvious he wanted to trigger some people and generate more clicks, so? I'm using this news to promote Drog's work, the more exposure it gets the better.
     
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  9. Mynon Learned Shitposter

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    I rate this post "butthurt"...
     
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  10. Janise Educated

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    "No no, I assure you, everything in this table was implemented with the utmost care to abstract reality and make for good gameplay." Riiiiiight.


    OMG lel! :lol: What a moron, as if you could fucking see from that table what the expected damage for a point of ability score is.
    Fuck, I gotta dig out the graph for dmg as a function of delta acc in pillars of shit
    I think its completely linear from -50 to 0 delta, with something like 0.75 dmg per 1 acc
    Then jumps to 1.25 dmg/acc for 0-15 delta, then 0.75 and 0.5 for high values.
     
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  11. tripedal Learned

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    "Exposition" should be "exposure"
     
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  12. TheSentinel Arbiter

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    :lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
    what the fuck
     
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  13. Mynon Learned Shitposter

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    This is to be Codex's motto from now on. Extra points from it being a Nietzsche quote, so you'll always get some point from reactionaries for that.
     
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  14. torpid Savant

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    Quotes pls. I thought your JSawyer .txt files were always open
     
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  15. TheSentinel Arbiter

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    Did someone ever review DivOS's Enhanced Edition?
     
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  16. Xisiqomelir Educated

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    Somehow, I am still hesitant to bother torrenting this Sawyerian masterwork again.
     
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  17. lightbane Arcane

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    This shit gets a frontpage review and not the incoming Fallout: Nevada mod? Or the Resurrection one? Or Divinity? Or hell, even Xcom's Piratez! mod, which deserves more publicity?? Regardless of its alleged quality, this is absolute and obviously flawed priorities. Or trolling. :decline::decline:

    Will you write another review again, Darth Roxor ? :troll:
     
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  18. almondblight Arcane

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    How many encounters do you need to put any thought into? Kane, Mother Deathclaw, Brotherhood rescue mission...and? You can target different parts of the body, but there's usually no point in targeting anything except the eyes once that's viable.

    You think tagging first aid and gambling is as useful as tagging energy weapons ans speech? Or useful at all?
     
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  19. Lurker King Arcane The Real Fanboy

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    You guys need to put yourselves in IEfags' shoes. In their degenerate minds, they desperately want Obsidian to succeed because they want to relive their childhood dreams. If the result is a travesty of a game, they wil find a way to portrait this as a success. They will not let pointless things such as facts get in the way of their agenda. It's wishful thinking in game design. IE games should die in a fire! I still believe that Beamdog can tarnish their reputation irrevocably. In Beamdog we trust!
     
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  20. Sizzle Arcane

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    I love it when you speak about agendas, Iron Tower fanboy :lol:
     
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  21. ArchAngel Magister

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    I am IE fag and I think this review is shit. PoE is not half the game IE games were.
     
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  22. Prime Junta Arcane

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    Am disappoint, the butthurt ITT is relatively low-grade. Except for luj1 of course. It's like you people are just going through the motions. Your heart isn't in it.
     
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  23. Lord Azlan Arcane Patron Shitposter

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    I would like to thank Grunker for his review. It's immense.

    I never liked or played the BG and IWD games, still haven't and maybe never will.

    Despite owning all the originals and various updates since then - including all the enhanced versions now on GOG.

    I agree that D&D rule set is very limiting and to my mind works okay for dungeon crawlers or blobbers. It's for this very reason I skipped the IE set and jumped onto Arena/ Daggerfall and Morrowind.

    I quite loved PoE though. Maybe it was modern and accessible, maybe due to the changes wanted by Sawyer.

    Grunker has encouraged me to buy the two expansion packs as well and I look forward to them.

    Bravo!
     
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  24. Galdred Generalist Patron

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    You made me purchase the expansion in the vague hope it would somewhat salvage the cost I already paid for the base game. It'd better not suck...
     
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  25. Goral Arcane Patron The Real Fanboy

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    I don't know any RPGs where all skills are equally useful, do you? It should be obvious that some skills are more useful than others but that doesn't mean that using other skills is pointless. Playing Unarmed is cool AF for example and is essential for someone who wants to play as a brawler/melee master. Throwing isn't that bad either and first aid and doctor are very useful assuming we don't save scum (otherwise you can heal a crippled limb or other injuries even with very low skill). Same goes for lockpicking or gambling. Try to use these skills while having them at less than 100% and not using the load feature.
     
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