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...
The object of the game is to remove all the stars and planets from the screen, after which the player's supernova explodes, clearing the level. The supernova is a half-inch wide animated particle, colored yellow and orange. There are three other stellar objects of the same size, each with a different animated pattern and a different color. Lastly, are the icons for small planets that look something like a revolving bull's-eye.