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As a company, yeah, Paradox is a great one to go with, and AFAIK, they were pretty hands off with the development of PoE1 and Tyranny (I heard they came on board pretty late in Tyranny). So, as long as they let Obsidian do their thing, it should be fine. Unlike, you know, EA....

 

5 euros for a portrait pack, 7 for a DLC with minor extra content for the base game. Doesn't matter when you get the disease, the symptoms are still there.

 

I've heard that "extra content" is really just stuff from the base game that's been unlocked or "finished", too. The expansion, Bastards Wound, is supposed to be all new but that DLC...not so much.



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Meh, at this point I'd argue that Paradox is as bad as any other publisher out there. They're mostly coasting on goodwill/ fanboyism. I don't really care if Paradox publishes Deadfire though, since I backed directly and they won't get any money off me either way.

 

What they don't own is Obsidian's tech so it's not like they could give that IP to anyone else.

 

Pretty sure that tech is just (or 'just') modified Unity and some scripting/ dialogue tools. Someone like Larian could very easily do a Tyranny 2 using the same engine as DivOS/2 if they and Paradox were interested in doing it, and so long as the deal with Obsidian allowed it.



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Meh, at this point I'd argue that Paradox is as bad as any other publisher out there. They're mostly coasting on goodwill/ fanboyism. I don't really care if Paradox publishes Deadfire though, since I backed directly and they won't get any money off me either way.

 

What they don't own is Obsidian's tech so it's not like they could give that IP to anyone else.

 

Pretty sure that tech is just (or 'just') modified Unity and some scripting/ dialogue tools. Someone like Larian could very easily do a Tyranny 2 using the same engine as DivOS/2 if they and Paradox were interested in doing it, and so long as the deal with Obsidian allowed it.

 

It's still their tech. Larian might be the only other studio with the proper in-house rp tooling to whip something up like that. But as we've seen even InXile needed to borrow Obsidian's tech to get Torment up and running. I would be hesitant to throw around the word easy in regards to game development. Especially wrt unorthodox practices like dynamically lit per-rendered environments.


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I was given Tyranny as a gift, so I haven't given them any money yet, but I *love* that game--I've beaten it five times, and I'm on my first New Game+ right now.

That being said, the DLC situation *sucks*. Big time.


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As a company, yeah, Paradox is a great one to go with, and AFAIK, they were pretty hands off with the development of PoE1 and Tyranny (I heard they came on board pretty late in Tyranny). So, as long as they let Obsidian do their thing, it should be fine. Unlike, you know, EA....

 

Yeah, I'm not buying from a publisher who raises game prices before the Steam Sales.

 

Look at the user reviews :

http://store.steampo...rs_of_Eternity/

 

Is that how we want PoE to be perceived ?

As a bad game, because of a greedy publisher ?

PoE has 69% recent NEGATIVE reviews because of them.

 

 

They got trashed so hard they've actually issued a statement, just yesterday, to roll it back :

https://forum.parado...s-here.1031635/


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I was given Tyranny as a gift, so I haven't given them any money yet, but I *love* that game--I've beaten it five times, and I'm on my first New Game+ right now.

That being said, the DLC situation *sucks*. Big time.

 

Hey son, how you liking the disappearing tooltips bug so far ? ;)

 

10 days and still no hotfix on this game breaking bug, yay...

 

 

Sorry for going offtopic, had to get that one out.


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As a company, yeah, Paradox is a great one to go with, and AFAIK, they were pretty hands off with the development of PoE1 and Tyranny (I heard they came on board pretty late in Tyranny). So, as long as they let Obsidian do their thing, it should be fine. Unlike, you know, EA....

 

5 euros for a portrait pack, 7 for a DLC with minor extra content for the base game. Doesn't matter when you get the disease, the symptoms are still there.

 

I've heard that "extra content" is really just stuff from the base game that's been unlocked or "finished", too. The expansion, Bastards Wound, is supposed to be all new but that DLC...not so much.

 

 

 

As someone who has bought the DLC, I'm gonna write a steaming (haha, Steam-ing, get it ?) review very soon.

 

The "additional content" consists of scripted random encounters while traveling, a few more NPC interactions, and... ?

And I don't know, actually.

Hell there's so LITTLE of it they've decided NOT to reveal what additional content there is.

You know, to not spoil you...



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I'm just here to say that I won't be buying anything published by Paradox anymore. I was already pretty frustrated with their DLC policies and this latest price hiking before sales crap was the final straw for me. I hope Obsidian starts self-publishing.


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I was given Tyranny as a gift, so I haven't given them any money yet, but I *love* that game--I've beaten it five times, and I'm on my first New Game+ right now.

That being said, the DLC situation *sucks*. Big time.

 

Hey son, how you liking the disappearing tooltips bug so far ? ;)

 

10 days and still no hotfix on this game breaking bug, yay...

 

 

Sorry for going offtopic, had to get that one out.

 

Oh. My. God. I almost feel angry enough to make threats of murder. It's goddamn ridiculous.



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The biggest issue for me with paradox is that the pricing of games in my region doubled!. If anything in my country, inflation has been going pretty bad due to increase in taxes. So saying about aligning the purchasing power of regions are pretty BS if you asked me. If so, then the pricing should be lower not double!.



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Pillars of Eternity 2 does not have a publisher yet. Developers Obsidian is currently still in negotiations around the distribution rights, wish partner Paradox Interactive is still in the race. In Germany could again a retail version with DVD appear.

With Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire , Obsidian Entertainment has once again shown that crowdfunding is a real alternative to classic publisher financing via kickstarter or Fig.co. For the distribution of the rolling game, also in the retail trade, the studio is still looking for a partner. At the E3, Obsidian told the PC Games interview that the negotiations with Publisher Paradox Interactive are still ongoing. The desire partner had already taken over the marketing of Pillars of Eternity and helped Obsidian currently in the console implementation for PS4 and Xbox One .

 

http://www.pcgames.d...il-DVD-1231368/



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Pillars of Eternity 2 does not have a publisher yet. Developers Obsidian is currently still in negotiations around the distribution rights, wish partner Paradox Interactive is still in the race. In Germany could again a retail version with DVD appear.

With Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire , Obsidian Entertainment has once again shown that crowdfunding is a real alternative to classic publisher financing via kickstarter or Fig.co. For the distribution of the rolling game, also in the retail trade, the studio is still looking for a partner. At the E3, Obsidian told the PC Games interview that the negotiations with Publisher Paradox Interactive are still ongoing. The desire partner had already taken over the marketing of Pillars of Eternity and helped Obsidian currently in the console implementation for PS4 and Xbox One .

 

http://www.pcgames.d...il-DVD-1231368/

 

Is it possible to have an English summary for the non-Deutsch crowd? Thanks!



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I don't know german either, used google translate. That quote sums it up I believe. 



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I don't know german either, used google translate. That quote sums it up I believe. 

LOL, sorry, didn't read, I just saw the link and clicked. My bad...


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As a company, yeah, Paradox is a great one to go with, and AFAIK, they were pretty hands off with the development of PoE1 and Tyranny (I heard they came on board pretty late in Tyranny). So, as long as they let Obsidian do their thing, it should be fine. Unlike, you know, EA....

 

Yeah, I'm not buying from a publisher who raises game prices before the Steam Sales.

 

Look at the user reviews :

http://store.steampo...rs_of_Eternity/

 

Is that how we want PoE to be perceived ?

As a bad game, because of a greedy publisher ?

PoE has 69% recent NEGATIVE reviews because of them.

 

 

They got trashed so hard they've actually issued a statement, just yesterday, to roll it back :

https://forum.parado...s-here.1031635/

 

 

​Oh wow, that's brutal.. I hadn't even noticed the Steam "sale" pricing - that is pretty annoying.. Reminds me of when everyone on Amazon gave Spore a 1-star review back in the day because of their crappy DRM..



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Damn. That "rollback" message is hardcore.

PS: Their DLC policy *stinks*.



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Damn. That "rollback" message is hardcore.

PS: Their DLC policy *stinks*.

 

Nah, it's best DLC policy I've ever seen from a company. Fite me IRL if you think different. :p


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Damn. That "rollback" message is hardcore.

PS: Their DLC policy *stinks*.

 

Nah, it's best DLC policy I've ever seen from a company. Fite me IRL if you think different. :p

 

 

Paradox is that you?  :skeptical: 



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Damn. That "rollback" message is hardcore.

PS: Their DLC policy *stinks*.

 

Nah, it's best DLC policy I've ever seen from a company. Fite me IRL if you think different. :p

 

Five bucks for a portrait pack, 7 bucks to unlock features present but not completed in the base game! IT STINKS!photo.jpg


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