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Forum: News Comments Yesterday, 09:09
Replies: 19
Views: 441
Posted By Pessimeister
I thought Dishonoured was ok too, but not…

I thought Dishonoured was ok too, but not exciting enough for me to get the sequel.

It depresses me to think that we may not ever see an Arx Fatalis 2; particularly since former president Raphael…
Forum: News Comments Yesterday, 06:14
Replies: 54
Views: 1,376
Posted By Pessimeister
Some videos and footage of the game from InXile…

Some videos and footage of the game from InXile forum members for those interested:

https://bardstaleonline.com/bards-tale-remastered/getting-started

(Noblesse Oblige and Drool)
Forum: News Comments Yesterday, 05:53
Replies: 54
Views: 1,376
Posted By Pessimeister
Interestingly, the title screen theme is a remix…

Interestingly, the title screen theme is a remix of Sanctuary Score (Travellers Tune from BT1) which had been available on http://remix.kwed.org/ as a C64 remix for many years. They must have got in…
Forum: News Comments Yesterday, 04:40
Replies: 54
Views: 1,376
Posted By Pessimeister
This release has caused some minor frustration on…

This release has caused some minor frustration on the InXile forums due to the perception that GOG and Steam are getting access before the backers are.

I can confirm that I've had to redo the…
Forum: News Comments August 14th, 2018, 10:31
Replies: 54
Views: 1,376
Posted By Pessimeister
I completed all three on C64 (still have all of…

I completed all three on C64 (still have all of the original boxes too) but have only really dipped in and out of each of them on PC subsequent to that. I think I made it to Harkyn's Castle with one…
Forum: News Comments August 10th, 2018, 14:36
Replies: 21
Views: 701
Posted By Pessimeister
Thanks for posting this, Silver, hadn't heard…

Thanks for posting this, Silver, hadn't heard about it before.

I developed a fascination and enjoyment for the hardcore mode on Torchlight sometime last year and couldn't stop playing it actually…
Forum: News Comments August 10th, 2018, 14:29
Replies: 92
Views: 2,317
Posted By Pessimeister
Bard's Tale III (1988) already had a primitive…

Bard's Tale III (1988) already had a primitive auto-map so the concept isn't entirely new for the series. It was extremely useful actually for validating one's own maps and quickly getting your…
Forum: General RPG August 8th, 2018, 17:36
Replies: 37
Views: 1,146
Posted By Pessimeister
Good post, Dragonfly. Got me nostalgic just…

Good post, Dragonfly. Got me nostalgic just thinking about it. :)

I have to fully concur on dungeons. I miss deep, immersing dungeons which are memorable and challenging to traverse, easy to get…
Forum: Off-Topic August 8th, 2018, 16:17
Replies: 11,138
Views: 815,799
Posted By Pessimeister
More fun MAME action from the MGL. Maybe it'll…

More fun MAME action from the MGL. Maybe it'll trigger some happy memories; here's what we've played so far:

The Speed Rumbler (Crazy top down micro-machines meets mad-max meets early GTA…
Forum: News Comments August 8th, 2018, 14:24
Replies: 85
Views: 3,263
Posted By Pessimeister
Um. No? I'm not talking to you Dart, so why you'd…

Um. No? I'm not talking to you Dart, so why you'd infer any generalised meaning in that quote being directed to yourself is beyond me.
Forum: News Comments August 8th, 2018, 14:14
Replies: 85
Views: 3,263
Posted By Pessimeister
To be perfectly honest, if you got bored playing…

To be perfectly honest, if you got bored playing in this particular conservative way then perhaps you've really only got yourself to blame? I say this with all earnest respect. The game's much…
Forum: News Comments August 7th, 2018, 02:44
Replies: 92
Views: 2,317
Posted By Pessimeister
Now that looks more like Bard's Tale! :) I…

Now that looks more like Bard's Tale! :)

I could have done without the cheesy Scottish narration though to be honest.
Still, this brings the game up to near Devil Whiskey levels of visual…
Forum: News Comments August 3rd, 2018, 15:51
Replies: 90
Views: 3,068
Posted By Pessimeister
That dracolich / undead dragon makes me think…

That dracolich / undead dragon makes me think back to Crimdrac from Curse of the Azure Bonds. :) Death from his breath weapon could come at any time…

There wasn't a single fight in Deadfire that…
Forum: News Comments August 1st, 2018, 14:23
Replies: 32
Views: 914
Posted By Pessimeister
Speak for yourself mate! I meticulously plan and…

Speak for yourself mate! I meticulously plan and create my parties, thank you very much. They're far from being "some random dudes". :)
Forum: News Comments August 1st, 2018, 14:16
Replies: 32
Views: 914
Posted By Pessimeister
Some points from the InXile forums on "why this…

Some points from the InXile forums on "why this isn't Bard's Tale"

1. The inability to create complete party from the beginning. Unforgivable for me. The reasons for justifying this choice and…
Forum: News Comments August 1st, 2018, 06:23
Replies: 32
Views: 914
Posted By Pessimeister
Sorry guys, but the more information that is…

Sorry guys, but the more information that is gradually revealed, the less this game resembles a true Bard's Tale in any fashion bar a bunch of token and inappropriately treated lore. Even listening…
Forum: News Comments July 28th, 2018, 15:41
Replies: 85
Views: 3,263
Posted By Pessimeister
Good work, Maylander, that was a nice read. I do…

Good work, Maylander, that was a nice read. I do think the review needs to be challenged however in a few key facets. I completed the game on veteran in 70 hours and will now wait until all of the…
Forum: General RPG July 12th, 2018, 02:24
Replies: 46
Views: 1,987
Posted By Pessimeister
Drithius I think you're probably right about…

Drithius
I think you're probably right about that Drith. I checked the bottom of the box and it says "Made in Thailand". Could have been a money saving thing. It also didn't come with the soundtrack…
Forum: Divinity Original Sin 2 July 12th, 2018, 01:20
Replies: 19
Views: 999
Posted By Pessimeister
I lost some motivation as well with this game and…

I lost some motivation as well with this game and had to temporarily abandon my tactician play-through over 100 hours in, only about half way through the second act.
Basically this was at the end…
Forum: News Comments July 11th, 2018, 02:35
Replies: 19
Views: 780
Posted By Pessimeister
Hmm. What on Skara Brae is a damned "Mercenary…

Hmm. What on Skara Brae is a damned "Mercenary token?" I have to spend these….to build my own party…in a Bard's Tale sequel? *sigh*.

At least they've kept the Wizard class somewhat in the spirit…
Forum: Pillars of Eternity July 10th, 2018, 11:50
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By Pessimeister
I emailed Obsidian support about this issue last…

I emailed Obsidian support about this issue last week as it has been quite disappointing. The response I got was:



Like Az, my order status is set to "shipping soon" now as well. Hopefully…
Forum: Off-Topic July 9th, 2018, 03:32
Replies: 11,138
Views: 815,799
Posted By Pessimeister
JDR13 For reference and related nostalgic…

JDR13
For reference and related nostalgic reading, here's a link to my old Antharion thread from when I played it. https://www.rpgwatch.com/forums/showthread.php?t=33726
I remember you were one…
Forum: News Comments July 7th, 2018, 15:39
Replies: 39
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pessimeister
As a backer for both games, it did make me…

As a backer for both games, it did make me question this time around how best to approach playing Deadfire given the staggered manner that the White March expansions were released.

I really…
Forum: Off-Topic July 6th, 2018, 14:36
Replies: 11,138
Views: 815,799
Posted By Pessimeister
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. I couldn't…

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire.
I couldn't help myself and decided to get my Veteran play-through underway now that I'm on school holidays. While it is more polished and sharpened or "refined" in…
Forum: Off-Topic June 19th, 2018, 16:20
Replies: 47
Views: 1,603
Posted By Pessimeister
1. I've data-based my entire C64 collection with…

1. I've data-based my entire C64 collection with additional important information such as cracker and musician. I also have a humble Amiga collection that's been waiting for the same treatment for…
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