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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 object of the game is to build a colony in lush, varied scenarios, featuring mining, food, tool, and weapon industries. Then, you can create enough soldiers to combat Morbus Dark Tribe. Your army's strength depends upon the size and appearance of your sprawling, richly detailed settlement. Lead the Romans, Vikings, and Mayans into a rich and diverse game play universe. Each race offers detailed, unique characters and over 50 buildings and professions. Your settlers raise a variety of farm animals, make and use different weapons, produce various alcoholic beverages, and their priests cast fantastic spells.