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Planescape: Torment: Enhanced Edition Livestream with Chris Avellone Annoucement

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  • BelleSorciereBelleSorciere Member Posts: 922
    They actually said that the spell effects were JRPG inspired.
  • rede9rede9 Member, Translator (NDA) Posts: 643
    Yes they did. But why? It corrupts a pure western RPG.
  • KamigoroshiKamigoroshi Member Posts: 3,587
    In all my decades of gaming, I never came across a single pure western RPG. Same with a pure eastern RPG, pure northern RPG and pure southern RPG. Something tells me there is more to it than the country of origin.
    rede9
  • rede9rede9 Member, Translator (NDA) Posts: 643
    edited April 10
    Forgive me if I'm strict. But I don't like random encounters in the Undersigil to get stuff randomly and to be forced to watch clips of the magics again and again.
    I liked the mod that add storylines to let you get the most powerful weapon without cheat (even thought I've never played as a fighter because it's a waste in a game such as PST).
    I call pure western RPG a game that needn't luck (I mean real luck, not stat) to discover every feature. Hack and slash are an exception of course. Random treasures in IWD are at limit.
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  • QueegonQueegon Member Posts: 285
    rede9 said:

    Forgive me if I'm strict. But I don't like random encounters in the Undersigil to get stuff randomly and to be forced to watch clips of the magics again and again.
    I liked the mod that add storylines to let you get the most powerful weapon without cheat (even thought I've never played as a fighter because it's a waste in a game such as PST).

    I'm firing off the console at that moment.
    I remember very vividly the tiring grind of just saving in Sigil, going down the stairs, saving in a new slot, hiding in shadows and searching the Undersigil with Annah for Glabrezus.
    If Glabrezu spawned, load last save, hack and slash through hosts of trelons and worms, kill Glab, loot. Nothing? Rinse and repeat until something finally drops.
    rede9
  • rede9rede9 Member, Translator (NDA) Posts: 643
    edited April 10
    Queegon said:

    Nothing? Rinse and repeat until something finally drops.

    And it drops the same item twice suitable to only one character (gauntlet of Grace; dagger of Annah)... crap.

  • BelleSorciereBelleSorciere Member Posts: 922
    rede9 said:

    Yes they did. But why? It corrupts a pure western RPG.

    Okay, aside from the fact that I completely reject your complaint here, your previous post seemed to imply you were annoyed that they didn't acknowledge JRPG influence, which they did.

    Also, random loot is pretty Western RPG, esp. in the D&D mold.
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