Jump to content

Welcome to Obsidian Forum Community
Register now to gain access to all of our features. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more. If you already have an account, login here - otherwise create an account for free today!
Photo

Update #107: The Last Backer Reward, a Beta, and a Survey


  • Please log in to reply
9 replies to this topic

#1
BAdler

BAdler

    Designer

  • Developers+
  • -9930 posts
  • Location:Irvine, CA
  • Pillars of Eternity Backer
  • Kickstarter Backer
  • Lords of the Eastern Reach Backer

Update by Justin Britch, Lead Producer

 

The House of Wael

pe-house-of-wael-580.jpg

 

For any backer that would get the novella as part of their rewards (If you pledged $50 or more) it is now available on Steam and through the Backer Portal's ‘Products’ page.  With this final reward in place, the full Pillars of Eternity experience is available to our backers.

 

The House of Wael is a multilayered narrative that tells the story of a young boy's encounter with a strange house that might just be the work of Wael, god of mysteries. Taken in by its stern caretaker, the boy is introduced to a building where rugs grow food, where stairs are as likely to end in a pit as a floor, and where the gods' deepest secrets line the halls like artwork in a museum.

 

Yet, for all its puzzles, the most challenging may be the one the boy needs most desperately to solve: discovering the way out.

 

We really appreciate the ride you have taken with us over the years. Without you, we wouldn't have been able to achieve so much with Pillars.

 

Update 3.04 Beta and Feedback Contest

Update 3.04 is now available as a beta branch on Steam and we would love feedback on some of the changes in the patch, or major issues you would like to see addressed. We are running a contest on our forums where you could win Obsidian and Pillars of Eternity swag by participating in the beta. Full details here.

 

To view the current patch notes for 3.04, head over to the Obsidian forums and check them out.

 

Also, if you’re using the standalone CD version of Pillars of Eternity, you can find the Windows, Mac, and Linux 3.03 patch on our website. If you purchased the expansions, you can find the standalone installers on the site as well.

 

Pillars of Eternity Survey

We want to hear back from you about how you played Pillars of Eternity. Your feedback will help us make better games in the future. If you wouldn’t mind taking a few minutes to share your thoughts and opinions, you can find the survey here.

 

Figin' it Forward: Wasteland 3

pe-wasteland-580.jpg

 

InXile is back with a sequel to their first crowdfunded game, Wasteland 2.  Wasteland 3 is a party-based role-playing game that will take place in the lands of frozen Colorado, where survival is difficult and a happy outcome is never guaranteed. Players will face difficult moral choices and make sacrifices that will change the game world. Wasteland 3 is introducing vehicles, story-driven multiplayer, a revamped dialog system, and your own base of operations. Check it out here.

 

That’s everything for this update. Thanks everyone!


  • ShadySands, AndreaColombo, kanisatha and 2 others like this

#2
WotanAnubis

WotanAnubis

    (3) Conjurer

  • Members
  • 169 posts
  • Location:The Netherlands
  • Pillars of Eternity Silver Backer
  • Kickstarter Backer
  • Deadfire Silver Backer
  • Fig Backer

The last backer update. Feels like the end of an era, but it's only been, what, a couple of years? Strange.

 

But anyway, what I really want to know is, why do a survey now? It seems a bit... late. I imagine most people have been more or less done with Pillars of Eternity for a while now.



#3
rheingold

rheingold

    (7) Enchanter

  • Members
  • 869 posts
  • Location:Cape Town
  • Pillars of Eternity Silver Backer
  • Deadfire Backer
  • Fig Backer
  • Black Isle Bastard!

"But anyway, what I really want to know is, why do a survey now? It seems a bit... late. I imagine most people have been more or less done with Pillars of Eternity for a while now."

POE 2 perhaps? Hopefully?


  • AndreaColombo and SkySlam like this

#4
kanisatha

kanisatha

    (3) Conjurer

  • Members
  • 102 posts
  • Location:Massachusetts
  • Pillars of Eternity Backer
  • Kickstarter Backer
  • Deadfire Backer
  • Fig Backer
  • Black Isle Bastard!

About the survey, some of the questions are such that it would make sense for the responder to check off more than one response. But the survey doesn't allow for that, which is a pity. By forcing people to choose only one response from among multiple equivalent responses, you risk generating arbitrary responses which in turn would lower the validity and reliability of the survey results (research methods 101).


  • WorstUsernameEver, AndreaColombo, Messier-31 and 4 others like this

#5
AndreaColombo

AndreaColombo

    Arch-Mage

  • Members
  • 3185 posts
  • Location:Budapest (HUN)
  • Pillars of Eternity Silver Backer
  • Kickstarter Backer
  • Deadfire Silver Backer
  • Fig Backer
^ Agreed.

#6
juanval

juanval

    (3) Conjurer

  • Members
  • 132 posts
  • Pillars of Eternity Backer
  • Kickstarter Backer
  • Deadfire Backer
  • Fig Backer

About the survey, some of the questions are such that it would make sense for the responder to check off more than one response. But the survey doesn't allow for that, which is a pity. By forcing people to choose only one response from among multiple equivalent responses, you risk generating arbitrary responses which in turn would lower the validity and reliability of the survey results (research methods 101).

 

I completely agreed. I remember one question in wich I liked almost all the options, but I only could choose one.



#7
Skysect

Skysect

    (2) Evoker

  • Members
  • 85 posts
  • Location:Underdark
  • Pillars of Eternity Silver Backer
  • Kickstarter Backer

BTW I pledged 130 $ and can't see it https://eternity.obs...ccount#products on here . https://eternity.obs...t/media/stories only 4 short stories on here . Why don't provide 5 of them on GOG ? It's not nice to download them from separate links .



#8
lolaldanee

lolaldanee

    (4) Theurgist

  • Members
  • 315 posts
  • Location:Bavaria superior
  • Pillars of Eternity Backer
  • Kickstarter Backer
  • Deadfire Backer
  • Fig Backer

survey done



#9
WotanAnubis

WotanAnubis

    (3) Conjurer

  • Members
  • 169 posts
  • Location:The Netherlands
  • Pillars of Eternity Silver Backer
  • Kickstarter Backer
  • Deadfire Silver Backer
  • Fig Backer

"But anyway, what I really want to know is, why do a survey now? It seems a bit... late. I imagine most people have been more or less done with Pillars of Eternity for a while now."

POE 2 perhaps? Hopefully?

 

I'd like a Pillars 2 as much as the next fan, just... not quite yet.

 

After Pillars and, hopefully, the upcoming Tyranny, I'm kind of OK on Obsidian fantasy history RPGs. I'd like their next big project to be an Obsidian any other genre RPG.

 

Well, except maybe rom-com. I don't think I trust Obsidian to deliver a good rom-com RPG.



#10
STiAT

STiAT

    (1) Prestidigitator

  • Members
  • 32 posts
  • Pillars of Eternity Silver Backer
  • Kickstarter Backer
  • Deadfire Backer
  • Fig Backer

I just got your survey, and have to say, I have to give feedback on this one.

 

I bought just the digital version. I usually do, I am not really a fan of box-sets.

 

What would certainly have gotten my attention for  a boxed/shipping set would have been a mini figure AND a poster for my walls! Why did nobody ever consider something to put on your wall except a map?!






0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users