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...
A fierce war for five essential resources is raging on the apocalyptic battlefields of planet earth, polluted with radioactivity. The two feuding factions, humans on the one hand and the outcast mutant race of the "Nak" on the other, are dependent on the scarce deposits of raw materials. Players need these to expand their own bases, to purchase new units, or to trade in the game's internal stock market. They also use the resources to upgrade certain items in their possession.