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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...
Maelstrom allows unparalleled levels of destruction and terrain deformation. Blast away swaths of land with meteors from the sky, rip apart city-blocks with tornadoes, freeze rivers or flood enormous sections of the map -- the power is yours as you fight for survival on a devastated planet!
Earth Year 2040. An alien invasion has triggered an apocalyptic ecological disaster. In this savaged world water has become the most valuable of resources and divided the remaining humans into two factions. Now, they must wage war against the invaders and each other in a desperate struggle for supremacy and survival.