Divinity: Original Sin 2

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Postby Stranger » Wed Jan 02, 2019 12:07 pm

I guess i'll start a new thread for this game because the game is awesome.

I won't go into to much detail about how awesome i think it is because if no one ever plays it then it won't matter to you.

Anyways Cake mentioned that i was getting a head start by playing the game and Leisher did say something about purchasing the game before the Steam sale ends, but i'm not sure if we were ever going to multi this game. I know how a few of you have reservations about playing a game like this with someone that might have played it before and i can understand that.

i guess i'm willing to pause my playthrough if you think it would be a deal breaker for a multi play, but prolly not too long, i wanna play it cause its really fun to play even solo.
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Postby Stranger » Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:16 pm

only 45 mins left in the Steam winter sale. Pickup this game if you think you might be interested in it, i highly recommend it.

Heres the PC gamer review of the game, goes over pretty much everything about it.

https://www.pcgamer.com/divinity-original-sin-2-review/
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Postby Leisher » Thu Jan 03, 2019 1:48 pm

Purchased and installed.

I am in NO rush to play this game. I'm fine waiting to see if we can get a group going to go through it, ala our D&D campaign.

I'm fine playing whatever class.

My only concern would be that I can hear dialogue and follow the story. Plus, I want to do whatever side missions we find because we need the XP/items, and sometimes those are the best missions in a game.

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Postby Stranger » Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:43 pm

Leisher wrote:Source of the post My only concern would be that I can hear dialogue and follow the story.


This game is a little different on how the co-op works from the traditional RPG, each character has their own goals and quests they need to accomplish. Sometimes this will clash with the others in your group and it can make for some interesting dynamics. Now i haven't played this game co-op and am not very far into the game but even in solo play there are conversations with NPCs that i need each character to talk to because they will have a something different to say to that particular character. So if i was having a conversation with one NPC you wouldn't really be missing out on anything because when you talked to that same NPC your story may take different directions depending on your player.

Larian has also subverted the party dynamic quite a bit. Companions not only assist you while undertaking their own personal quests, they are ultimately your competition, each the chosen hero for their respective divine sponsor. This has an even greater impact in co-op, with each player capable of screwing over their three allies. While you’re shopping or fighting, they might be growing in power, waiting to betray you.
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Postby TheCatt » Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:55 pm

Stranger wrote:Source of the post This has an even greater impact in co-op, with each player capable of screwing over their three allies. While you’re shopping or fighting, they might be growing in power, waiting to betray you.

Yeah, this sounds like a great game for you all :P
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Postby Stranger » Thu Jan 03, 2019 3:11 pm

TheCatt wrote:Source of the post Yeah, this sounds like a great game for you all


haha, yeah for sure someone is bound to get butt hurt.

key word here is "capable".. you can pretty much do anything you want.
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Postby Cakedaddy » Thu Jan 03, 2019 3:13 pm

Day 1, I'm making a pact with the other two to take Stranger out on Day 2. He would be the first to turn on the group.

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Postby Leisher » Thu Jan 03, 2019 4:23 pm

Cakedaddy wrote:Source of the post He would be the first to turn on the group.


That isn't the most "out there" prediction.

His D&D character has proven he might be clinically insane. Who shoves gems into their eye holes?

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Postby Stranger » Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:36 pm

Cakedaddy wrote:Source of the post Day 1, I'm making a pact with the other two to take Stranger out on Day 2. He would be the first to turn on the group.


...Not if I kill you on day 1. :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:
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Postby Cakedaddy » Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:55 pm

I only said day 2 so you would THINK it was going to be day 2. . . .

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Postby Stranger » Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:43 pm

i just read Leisher's review of the Witcher 3 and he said something about being a baddie and watching people die cause that must be how i play every game :twisted: . But i'll say this, i've got about 25 hours into this game right now and i've yet to steal one item or kill one innocent and this game totally lends itself into feeding into your dark side if you so wish to.

I did once attempt to teleport a piece of equipment into a spot that this guy wouldn't see it and then take it but i think maybe someone else saw this and it ended up with me killing his whole gang. But this dude totally had it coming to him, so i didn't see this as stealing. More of seeing what i could get away with before the inevitable fight.

So i'm not always wanting to see innocent blood spilled, just sometimes..
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Postby Leisher » Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:47 pm

Stranger wrote:Source of the post i just read Leisher's review of the Witcher 3 and he said something about being a baddie and watching people die cause that must be how i play every game .


I laughed. I was just making a D&D joke.


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