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For Obsidian's crowdfunded love letter to Infinity Engine games like Icewind Dale and Baldur's Gate, I was impressed by its willingness to pull back the curtain and let me see the machinery behind it.
We've all been there. Everyone remembers that mission. You and your partner are climbing up the mountains in the snow, striving to pull some slick clandestine operation about getting some intel on a bad guy, or something similar (because let's face...
In the smoking aftermath of a brutal war between two advanced races, the two came together to form the Council of Abatron, a pan-galactic entity designed to resolve disputes between the major powers of the cosmos. Rather than full scale war, the Council allows controlled combat on the remains of the shattered planets that were its founding, an ever present reminder of unchecked hostility.