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What game are you playing right now? #3

Discussion in 'Playground' started by Splunge, Oct 1, 2013.

  1. Sorvo

    Sorvo Where's the nearest pub? Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Veteran

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    Not actually playing but still rolling IWDEE could use some help in my latest threads :)
     
  2. henkie

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    As I mentioned in my previous post, I haven't even played the original IWD, so can't help you much there.

    Though I did start a game of Arcanum. I wanted to go for a technologist, and a dwarf seemed a natural choice for that, as did using guns. Turns out that is actually a pretty hard build in the early game, but after a restart and a bit of rethinking of stat distributions (some more CHA for more followers, for instance), I did manage to get past the thugs in Shrouded Hills. Or at least my followers did.

    I didn't get that far yet, just preparing to set off to the isle of despair, but I'm liking the game a lot so far. I made an elephant gun and handcannon for myself, so I'm pretty much set in the offensive department, and currently I'm debating whether or not to go for more smithy and mechanical (and to ultimately be able to build an automaton as another helper), or to go for something else.

    The plot development seems pretty good so far, though I'm still a bit fuzzy on why my character would be so motivated to get to the bottom of this case with the crashed blimp. It's not like trying to get a waterchip to let the people you've known your entire life survive, so to say. Not that it matters much, and the comparison with Fallout seems quite apt, in terms of how the game world feels. If you'd take Fallout and replace the post-apocalyptic setting for a steampunk setting, and perhaps made the game world even bigger, you'd get pretty close to Arcanum. Or at least that's my impression so far.
     
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    I'm currently playing Overwatch and Baldur's Gate II EE!
     
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    Currently trying hard not to suck at X-COM UFO Defence (so far 3-4 New Games in a weekend) and also playing Fire Emblem: Binding Blade (like one mission in a week or two)
     
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    Just Overwatch for the past... year :/
     

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