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...
The story starts back in January 21, 1968, when a B-52G bomber carrying thermonuclear bombs on board crashes in the Artic Sea of North Star Bay near Thule Airbase. The search party finds the wreckage and three bombs, but the fourth is missing ... Jump to the present: the notorious Russian Mafia boss and weapons dealer, Yebievdenko, has a new toy for sale: an atom bomb. The CIA learns of his plans to sell it to a Libyan ruler. The fear is that it will be used to in a terrorist attack against the USA to avenge American involvement in the Libyan conflict.