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    During the Panel From Hell livestream today, Larian Studios revealed the Early Access release date for its upcoming RPG Baldur’s Gate 3. The studio announced that it’s aiming for September 30th, 2020 as the date for PC and Stadia players. You can catch the full stream below which shares additional details of the game, its setting, as well as gameplay footage:


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  3. TheCasualties

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    Some gameplay ~47:00 and 1:34:00, well.. not much gameplay. Skipping through trying to find if it's Turn Based or Real time w/ pause. I'd guess they mention it at some point in the video but I don't have time to watch a 2 hour stream.

    Looks kind of like Divinity:OS 2, which is probably a good thing. I might still enjoy it even if it's only turn based since D:OS was fun.

    Edit: Lol, the shorthand for Divinity Original Sin gets turned into a smiley face!
     
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    Early Access is Act 1 only, will apparently last a whole year before release in 2021. Guess I won't really be missing out on anything by holding off for a while. Appreciate those willing to provide QA for Larian, though. :grog:
     
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    With Chris Perkins, lead designer for D&D's tabletop game on board, I'm stoked beyond belief for this. Very interesting to see how this connects to the greater D&D world
     
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    Last time they showed the game, combat was all turn based. It was probably the easiest/best way to adapt 5e to game format.
     
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    This is, honestly, what I've been hoping for. I love the real time aspect of the original Baldur's Gate, but turn based is integral to D&D. It just makes sense.

    It'll also be great going in with a deep knowledge of 5e mechanics, and not having to deal with THAC0
     
  8. SuperDan

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    I Hate Turn Based .... Always Have Always Will .... Fingers Crossed This Won't Be
     
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    I hope the opposite
     
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    This look's like the devil's door handle.
     
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    interesting...
     
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    In a perfect world we would get an option to play either way. Looks like this will only be turn based though.

    You've played the 2 Pillars of Eternity games, yes? Creeper World 3 is amazing too.
     
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    Just watched this video. Absolutely love it. I'm keeping my eyes on it. I love monsters like God of War and such!
     
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    ive never tried them .. last RPG i played was Morroblivion
     
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    god they are still making these?
     
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    I hope they don't dumb down the game for the casual crowd.
    These are hardcore games. Let's hope they stay that way.
     
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  18. TheCasualties

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    Well, if you like Real time w/ pause, check out all 3! The PoE games are wonderful RPGs much more similar to the tabletop game kind. Creeperworld is just pure RTS fun.
     
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    The only baldur's gate i want is a new dark alliance...
     
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