Pillars of Eternity II swipe from Eschalon ;-)

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Re: Pillars of Eternity II swipe from Eschalon ;-)

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I always assumed Eschalon's exploding barrels were inspired by the ones in Ultima 6. They were incredibly useful there, mainly for blowing doors off their hinges.

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Re: Pillars of Eternity II swipe from Eschalon ;-)

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@mercy: I believe BW has stated in the past that the new RPG will be 3D.
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Re: Pillars of Eternity II swipe from Eschalon ;-)

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MyGameCompany wrote: June 29th, 2017, 8:46 pm @mercy: I believe BW has stated in the past that the new RPG will be 3D.
I remembered, just hoped they didn't decide to do a 3D game with strict top-down or platformer camera angles.
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Played a bit of PoE 2 yesterday and got my first chance to blow up a gunpowder barrel. You can actually break the barrel without it exploding, also, and create a little pile of gunpowder to then blow up. I didn't test its effectiveness that way, as I wasn't intending on breaking the barrel that first time. I wanted to use it to blow up a panther. Anyway, the effect is pretty cool. I'm looking forward to other opportunities to do it.
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Re: Pillars of Eternity II swipe from Eschalon ;-)

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BasiliskWrangler wrote: June 24th, 2017, 1:17 pm Hmm, yes those exploding barrels are cutting edge, Obsidian. You need to give a raise to whomever came up with that one. :roll:

There's a lot of new role-playing concepts in our upcoming SciFi RPG that Obsidian may be interested in swiping. :wink:
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When Pillars of SHTternity 1. was still new, one of the combat mod makers admitted the combat later in game becoming a horrible mess. And they came out with a sequel. :-o
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