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Baldurs Gate 3

Post by Anna Raven » 08 Oct 2020, 00:34

Anyone else playing the early access? It might be fun to discuss the first two Baldurs Gate games in here too.
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Re: Baldurs Gate 3

Post by EphemeristX » 08 Oct 2020, 21:02

It looks good. Though I know the franchise is much, much older, it looks like 3 might scratch my Dragon Age itch. If only I had a PC that could run it.
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Re: Baldurs Gate 3

Post by Anna Raven » 13 Oct 2020, 14:53

I've been playing it for a week now. It's definitely more akin to Dragon Age or D:OS II than the original Baldurs Gate games. I recommend for sure, but you can probably wait until they officially release it, it's pretty rough in sports/buggy right now.
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Re: Baldurs Gate 3

Post by EphemeristX » 13 Oct 2020, 22:19

Damn. I saw a bit about the character creator. It looks so robust. And from what I hear, it's only going to get better. I kinda want to get it just for that.
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Re: Baldurs Gate 3

Post by Anna Raven » 13 Oct 2020, 22:57

I made about 6 characters before I really settled into playing the game. Also you get to make your own love interest lol.

I wouldn't say the character creator is robust, as it lacks the traditional slider system, you just get to pick heads. But it's certainly beautiful and sleek.
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Re: Baldurs Gate 3

Post by XtremeOne1 » 21 Oct 2020, 14:09

So is it worth Early Access or should I wait?

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Re: Baldurs Gate 3

Post by Anna Raven » 21 Oct 2020, 14:59

I think it depends on how thirsty you are for a good RPG. It's solid, there's a pretty big sandbox with lots of sidequests if you don't want to just rush through the main story as fast as possible, so I'd argue there is plenty of content. If you can stomach unsightly stub animations, graphical glitches and such I say go for it.

There's also a game that came out yesterday called Solasta on Steam, also early access, also a D&D 5e based RPG. I almost like it better so far, but it's very much based on pen and paper D&D. My recommendation would be if you aren't just a huge D&D nerd, get BG3 first, learn from it, and if you really want more after that, get Solasta which costs half the price of BG3. If on the other hand, you already know how to play tabletop D&D, I'd almost argue you should just jump right into Solasta first. It's much more true to the game.
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