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Pillars of Eternity II - Evolution and Paradigm Shifts

by Hiddenx, 2019-06-07 15:23:32

Josh Sawyer reflects on the development of Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire at Digital Dragons 2019:

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This post-mortem of Deadfire will examine the assumptions the team made between the first game and the sequel, how expectations changed through the public beta, and what lessons they learned after the game was released. The talk will focus on narrative design, combat design, the ship combat system, and the decision to fully voice all dialogue. The end of the post-mortem will deal with post-launch support, including patches, features, and other DLC content.

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Pillars of Eternity II

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: RPG
Platform: PC
Release: Released