PREVIEWSPillars of Eternity Preview
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...
Players will be able to build amazing tunnels, set up carts and fill them with a treasure trove of jewels and gold. Imagination is all the player will need to invent unique contraptions that drill and explode to harvest a fortune. Highly complex machines can be constructed by using new parts such as an elevator or a robot controlled drill. Players can even transform nuggets into gold bars by stoking up hot coals and firing up the furnace. The new parts and tools highlight the amazing physics and effects built into the game. Attention to detail has not been spared and players will notice beautiful particles and heat effects as they melt and blast in the mine!