Originally Posted by Thaurin
You have a lot of good points that I agree with. Especially the bland itemization doesn't really work to take me in. I normally dislike using the term "dumbed down", but compared to KoTOR, it does seem appropriate. The skill system doesn't seem as deep and varied as that title. However, I'm not very hardcore with my RPG's as some of the people on this forum are, and I'm not big on spending countless hours on figuring out the best party configuration and stat min/maxing.
So your concluding comments hit it right on for me. Those are the elements that wowed me and gave me lasting memories that make me want to come back to the game.