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...
I originally bought this game because my wife wanted it. Soon enough, I was hooked and playing in my own town. A year later, we have 4 towns on 4 memory cards, each set to their own times and dates to collect all the furniture, fish and bugs there were in the game. Yes, we caught all of them. We even got the e-reader for the gameboy advance so we could go to the island and store even more there. We collected every e-reader card we could get our hands on. We went as far as bidding on e-bay to get rare cards. I guess you can say we definitely got hooked on this game. I liked it a lot, but I won't say I loved it. Once I got all the fish and bugs, it was more trying to get the furniture sets and I got bored of trying to beat the housing committee. I'll go back every so often and just fish to sell for money. Still a good game for me though.