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...
Set in two timelines, Jack Houston begins in an alternate-universe version of 1999 as envisioned by early science fiction authors and artists like Chesley Bonestell, then advances 1,000 years into the future and drops the player into the savage world of Venus as inspired by pulp authors and artists like Edgar Rice Burroughs, Robert E. Howard and Frank Frazetta.