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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...
The player's task is to free the Happy Hills from the annoying Gloom Blocks. You have a limited number of bombs that need to be strategically placed in order to remove the Gloom Blocks from the Happy Hills' heads. To solve a level perfectly and earn precious stars, the Gloom Blocks need to be completely destroyed as well. Collecting all of the stars unlocks challenging bonus levels.