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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...
Choose from among no less than 12 schools of magic, containing 8 spells each. This gives you a total of more than 90 different spells that can be combined almost entirely as you wish. Thus, there are hardly any limits set at all: combine two different spells and use them effectively in combat - e.g. by raining down a Blizzard on the imaginative enemies, which will stun or poison them.