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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 amount of changes is insane, almost every part of the game was improved (or even reworked). It's a pretty unique aproach towards the strategy and RPG. The player takes the role of a dueling wizard and engages himself in series of magical duels, involving use of spells, strategy and wits.There are many different character classes and spells to choose from and the player is encouraged to design his own strategy to win.