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Pillars of Eternity is an isometric, party-based computer RPG set in a new fantasy world developed by Obsidian Entertainment.
Pillars of Eternity is an isometric, party-based computer RPG set in a new fantasy world developed by Obsidian Entertainment.
73,986 backers pledged $3,986,929 to help bring this project to life.
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      TheWayneAdams on

      No more item durability and crafting skill? Why? Keep the skills in, add an "easy mode" option so people can play without it, and leave it in for the people who want it. Like how New Vegas had a hardcore mode for hydration, food and sleep. Have a hardcore mode that influences durability, and actually learning how to cook and make armour.

    2. Igor on

      та наверное ж своя :)
      looks like its going good

    3. kabaliero on

      Землячка что ли? C-:
      Go, go team Obsidian

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      polina hristova on

      aww thanks guys (and gals) and thank you all for supporting our project =)

      Nori - art like everything else is lots of practice, and getting past the fear of showing your work =)

      Vince Vazquez - i think any good gaming computer is more than powerful enough for art. I think when it comes down to it (and forgive me i know very little about actual hardware) it all comes down to hard drive space, lots of ram, and a good graphics card.

      Matthew - I'm using the Wacom cintiq 21 UX that came out 2-3 years ago.

    5. IamHowie on

      For an instance I thought she watched too much Shengeki no Kyojin recently. Then I read about her job nature, ok.

    6. Vince Vazquez
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      @LC: Poots! The way it looks in that second picture, with the keyboard under it, I thought it was some super awesome PC monitor. I have a WACOM - it's a crappy, old, little 5 inch Graphire. I really gotta get a new one! But yeah, WACOM's are expensive pieces of kit, that's for sure.

      Thanks for the reply!

    7. Dylan Bryan-Dolman on

      I was one of the critics of the item durability system, but I'm of two minds about its removal: I thought the mechanic as described was pointless and half-hearted, but I would have rather seen Josh Sawyer let his wonkish side loose and develop a really robust system than just remove the mechanic entirely.

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      Brian Bierlein on

      Ian McCaig is one of my favorite artists as well. Mostly because I'm a huge Star Wars fan and some of the concept work he did on Phantom Menace was spectacular. In particular there was this one concept of Darth Maul that looks quite unlike what he ended up looking like. One of my favorite pieces of concept art ever really.

      This is the one: http://www.dmeb.net/iain/darthmaul-v2.jpg

      Though I really do like how Darth Maul looked in the film (pretty iconic by now actually), I was hoping they'd use this artwork for a different character in Episode 2 or 3, but alas they did not.

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      Derpdragon of the Obsidian Order on

      Time to look up Ocarina of Time, I've been itching to play some Zelda game for a while now.

      Thanks for the update on durability and map travel. The map travel clarification shows some balls and I'm very excited about it. I might not be a Codexian? but I love where this is going. :)

    10. LordCrash on

      @ Vince

      The touchscreen is a Wacom Cintiq. It's a very expensive instrument for professional artists and illustrators, not a regular PC touchscreen. ;)

    11. Vince Vazquez
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      What PC do you use? I've been looking for a good COMPUTER with a nice, big, responsive touch screen for what seems like forever, but everything and everybody hears "Touchscreen" and immediately tries to move me towards a stupid tablet. Like any real work gets done on those toys. I would LOVE to get something like what you're using there!

    12. Eunu on

      For anyone curious about who is behind PaperBlue Studio it is Park Jae-Cheol (박재철 ). I'm not sure if he has anyone else on staff, but there's only so much room in a Bundang officetel.

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    14. Shiroco-Librarian of Unwritten Tales 542 on

      Thank you for the update. I really like and appreciate your regular updates. Each week I'm looking forward to it. Keep up the good work and don't get dragged down by the nerd rage of some users ;D I'm pretty sure you'll deliver an awesome product!

    15. LordCrash on

      Cool update, I always enjoy seeing new artworks from Polina. Her creatures and stuff really fit to my vision of PE.

      And it's also very cool that Obisidan hired a newcomer to the business. I mean her talent and her work speak for themselves, but it's pretty nice though. :)

    16. Theobeau:OOoE\Mad man with a box/Exiled on

      Thank you for another interesting update.

      Aside: it is great that the PE project is introducing us to so many different members of their team and their different roles; it gives us gamers who have little/no industry exposure a sense of how challenging and complex it is to make a good game.

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      Fhreed on

      Amazing personality! ^^

    18. Silver on

      Good update. :)

      Nice to see that professionals actually get to use professional-grade equipment at Obsidian as well, that Wacom's a very nice piece of kit.

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      Simon Cooper on

      @Matt, if I'm not mistaken, it's a Cintiq... by the looks of it, probably one of the 22HD variants.

      http://www.wacom.com/creative/products/pen-displays/cintiq/cintiq-22hd

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      elfkerben on

      thx for the interview and all the updates.

    21. Matthew on

      Polina, what type of hardware is that touch panel you are drawing on in the picture?

    22. Irx on

      Aaah, how cute.

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      Vadrick on

      Sorry, but going to go total geek mode here. What is this big screen you can draw on?!?!? This is like waving fire in front of the natives (me).

    24. Tobi (Crusader Kickstarter pls!!) on

      woah, some of those dudes on the forum belong in kindergarten. insulting the devs and each other and what not. anyway, don't let those guys get to you - i have full confidence that you'll create an awesome game. and nice update, would love to see some more concept art :)

    25. Gavin Reading Rainbow KS backer! on

      Wow, that must be an awesome job! I wish I were talented like Polina! If you could just email me some of your talent, that would be great...

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      Vincent on

      Awww, no pretty pictures of your creations? Anyway, really nice to read all those interviews. Very interesting to meet all the people behind the pictures and trailers!

    27. DeeK on

      Polina herself sounds like a Creature of the Night.

      Stay away from the light, Polina! Oh, and keep up the good work. I assume the creature noises are the artistic equivalent of method acting.

    28. Paul Andersen on

      The more I read on the forums and here, the more excited I get for this game.

      Would have loved to have seen some concept art, but still nice to meet the artist.

    29. Corey on

      You mentioned in the forum:

      * "Other than reaching the edge of a map to access the world map, there is no fast-travel ..."

      Does that mean pack animals and horses are in the mix for travel?

    30. Donald M Pollack on

      What, no concept art to go with this update? :)

    31. Nori on

      That's so cool. I wish I could draw...

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