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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...
InSomnia takes place on a gargantuan, half-deserted space station 400 years in to its journey slowly making its way to an elusive planet known only as the Evacuation Point. Inhabited by the descendants of the Normans, a race of people who escaped their home planet several centuries earlier after it became inhospitable due to a cataclysmic conflict, most of the station has long been abandoned and is now known by the remaining inhabitants as the Dump. For the last 300 years, the Normans have been living in the manned sector of the space station in fear of the SORG, the force that previously decimated Norman civilization to near extinction. The only hope for the Normans lies in the Evacuation Point where they plan to rebuild their civilization.