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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...
TLF is a grand strategy game mixed with action-tactics OR text-based combat, depending on your preferences. And it's set inside a simulation game, of all things. You are a nameless mercenary, at least on the surface. The last of a murdered race, you have vowed to bring peace by forming a Solar Federation. You have stolen a flagship outfitted with advanced weaponry that your adversaries cannot match... however the opposition outnumbers you trillions to one. You must work from the shadows, manipulating entire planets before anyone catches on to what you are doing.