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Forum: News Comments February 4th, 2016, 10:21
Replies: 17
Views: 495
Posted By Pongo
Definitely looks interesting. I like the art…

Definitely looks interesting. I like the art style and the ambition. Worth keeping an eye on.
Forum: News Comments February 3rd, 2016, 20:15
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By Pongo
It's currently 40% off if you buy parts one and…

It's currently 40% off if you buy parts one and two on Steam together (5.99 rather than 9.99 euros)
Forum: News Comments February 3rd, 2016, 12:30
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By Pongo
I loved gamebooks, they led me to P&P rpgs. I…

I loved gamebooks, they led me to P&P rpgs. I never played Sorcery though back in the day. I've bought it for my phone for next time I have a long commute.

Fighting Fantasy were ace - creature of…
Forum: News Comments February 2nd, 2016, 21:15
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By Pongo
This looks interesting - any Watchers play it? …

This looks interesting - any Watchers play it?

There's a great link in the article as well:
https://archive.org/details/gamebooks
Which takes you to what looks like a great archive of gamebook…
Forum: News Comments February 1st, 2016, 14:12
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By Pongo
I had unrealistically high hopes for DA:O before…

I had unrealistically high hopes for DA:O before it came out, and was inevitably a bit disapointed at first. The volume of cut-scenes was a bit grating and some of the dialogue was poor (although…
Forum: Off-Topic February 1st, 2016, 13:47
Replies: 8,491
Views: 523,769
Posted By Pongo
Finished Grimrock. I love that game - great…

Finished Grimrock. I love that game - great length and a good challenge, and the atmosphere is awesome. I'm not really an achievement collector, but I'm now only a handful away from the full set……
Forum: Off-Topic January 30th, 2016, 19:46
Replies: 8,491
Views: 523,769
Posted By Pongo
Still on Grimrock, still enjoying my second run…

Still on Grimrock, still enjoying my second run through. My first was only three years ago but I already seem to have forgotten loads about the game.

My plan is to either replay Pillars (with the…
Forum: News Comments January 29th, 2016, 13:35
Replies: 80
Views: 2,348
Posted By Pongo
It was also a good game that generated positive…

It was also a good game that generated positive comments from quite a lot of Watchers. Deserves its place in my opinion.
Forum: News Comments January 28th, 2016, 22:58
Replies: 80
Views: 2,348
Posted By Pongo
Yeah no surprises there really. I didn't really…

Yeah no surprises there really. I didn't really enjoy the Witcher myself, but there's no doubt that it's a quality game and a lot of folk here loved it, so fair enough with it getting the top slot….
Forum: News Comments January 28th, 2016, 21:26
Replies: 27
Views: 909
Posted By Pongo
I remember knights of the chalice feeling a bit…

I remember knights of the chalice feeling a bit like an oasis in the desert. :) there were good rpgs in that period, but sometimes I wanted a stat heavy turn based game and KotC is the only one I…
Forum: News Comments January 28th, 2016, 09:55
Replies: 21
Views: 482
Posted By Pongo
Hell yeah - C64 music was often awesome! Last…

Hell yeah - C64 music was often awesome! Last Ninja, Master of Magic etc…. Rob Hubbard was a hero of mine growing up, he made Mastertronic games worth buying.
Also, one C64 game that still stands…
Forum: Off-Topic January 26th, 2016, 22:20
Replies: 8,491
Views: 523,769
Posted By Pongo
Ahhhh good old Mass Effect 2. Great game. Great…

Ahhhh good old Mass Effect 2. Great game. Great NPCs. Happy days! Enjoy :)

It's sometimes great to go back to a game. I've just fired Grimrock up again, and I was pleasantly surprised about how…
Forum: News Comments January 25th, 2016, 23:05
Replies: 21
Views: 482
Posted By Pongo
I don't disagree - I loved a BBC sci fi show…

I don't disagree - I loved a BBC sci fi show called Blake's 7 back in the day, but its a bit painful to watch it now. But the ideas were great, regardless of the execution - and sometimes you're…
Forum: News Comments January 23rd, 2016, 15:40
Replies: 65
Views: 2,382
Posted By Pongo
Whatever you think of modern Bioware, I don't…

Whatever you think of modern Bioware, I don't think David Gaider leaving will change much.
Forum: News Comments January 23rd, 2016, 15:01
Replies: 16
Views: 496
Posted By Pongo
Thanks for the interview and article. An…

Thanks for the interview and article. An interesting read and the combat sounds really good.
But…
Yeah me as well. The artwork puts me right off.
Forum: Pillars of Eternity January 23rd, 2016, 14:34
Replies: 15
Views: 1,381
Posted By Pongo
Great, thanks - nearly time to get it fired up…

Great, thanks - nearly time to get it fired up again then!
Forum: Off-Topic January 23rd, 2016, 14:12
Replies: 8,491
Views: 523,769
Posted By Pongo
Ha ha, I'd never heard of him before - Google to…

Ha ha, I'd never heard of him before - Google to the rescue….! :) And he does have a game as well.
I don't think they're connected though…
Forum: Pillars of Eternity January 23rd, 2016, 14:04
Replies: 15
Views: 1,381
Posted By Pongo
Is this the last DLC or are they planning others?…

Is this the last DLC or are they planning others? I'm holding off a second play through until it's complete.
Forum: General RPG January 23rd, 2016, 14:02
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By Pongo
Yeah don't think I'd replay it, at least no time…

Yeah don't think I'd replay it, at least no time soon. I had my fill with one play through. But I don't mind that, thoroughly enjoyed it in any case.
Forum: News Comments January 23rd, 2016, 12:41
Replies: 16
Views: 394
Posted By Pongo
Great soundtrack. Very atmospheric. I sometimes…

Great soundtrack. Very atmospheric. I sometimes turn music off in long games because of repitition (and often ambient effects are better for atmosphere!) but this one stayed on throughout.
Forum: News Comments January 23rd, 2016, 10:26
Replies: 65
Views: 2,382
Posted By Pongo
Yeah good luck to him. I'm never sure how much he…

Yeah good luck to him. I'm never sure how much he was responsible for what - these games are clearly team efforts - but I loved the lightness of touch of the writing in BG2 and Hordes of the…
Forum: News Comments January 22nd, 2016, 13:10
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By Pongo
It's optional - you can choose to use a…

It's optional - you can choose to use a traditional XP system based on killing stuff.

I''ve gone with the 'weird' system. It's good. You still get XP for killing things (because you can find…
Forum: News Comments January 21st, 2016, 21:51
Replies: 40
Views: 1,181
Posted By Pongo
Great, thanks. I like the sound of the combat and…

Great, thanks. I like the sound of the combat and exploration so I'll give it a go.
Forum: News Comments January 21st, 2016, 21:33
Replies: 40
Views: 1,181
Posted By Pongo
Enough Watchers like it to merit giving it a go. …

Enough Watchers like it to merit giving it a go.

Bit worried to hear it has cutscenes though, I usually find them annoying. Are they really frequent, like in Bioware games, or used a bit more…
Forum: News Comments January 20th, 2016, 17:51
Replies: 53
Views: 1,327
Posted By Pongo
I don't think rpgs are too long as a rule. …

I don't think rpgs are too long as a rule.
Some rpgs are too long though. When there is too many pointless side-quests and filler content in a game just for the sake of making it a longer…
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