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Continuting the news.... and just a reminder. There are already other threads about Epic Games and if a specific thread about the subject is lacking, by all means, create a relevant topic for the subject, so lets move further discussions about the pro's and con's there?

Basically, leave the troll posts at the entrance please.
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I just pre-ordered Bloodlines 2 on GOG. But it looks like it's also on Steam and Epic. Paradox store too but I guess that was pretty obvious.

Edited by ShadySands, 21 March 2019 - 09:33 PM.


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I just pre-ordered Bloodlines 2 on GOG. But it looks like it's also on Steam and Epic.

 

It would appear that Malcador's thirst for schadenfreude is going to go unquenched.

 

"Hardsuit Labs", though?



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Game developers have the worst names for their firms

Edited by Malcador, 21 March 2019 - 09:11 PM.


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w00t! Preordering Bloodlines 2 on Steam while it's available. Supports ray-tracing also! RTX ON!



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Sally's Bloody Wishing Well Game Emporium LLC

 

*Portrait of a cute baby animal* ©

 

I feel this is the case though for most companies founded as outlets for creative types. Not real different from movie production studios or music labels. It's just now there is this awful "brand cliche" prototype that requires the companies to prematurely drape themselves in mystique and prestige.

 

Cue golden fig leaves around random twitter comments.



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Seems like Chris Avellone is working on it. So I guess we can expect completely overwritten characters. :dancing:

 

Personally I'm not super hyped at this point. I loved Bloodlines, but primarily because it was made by Troika - and remember, it was mostly written by Brian Mitsoda. So I'm staying reserved until there's way more information available.


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Seems like Mitsoda is involved as well
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Just did a quick googling and that really seems to be the case. Some even call him lead writer. Now that might change a few things for me.


Edited by Lexx, 21 March 2019 - 09:47 PM.

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Seems like Chris Avellone is working on it.

At this point it'd be easier to list projects Chris Avellone is not working on. He has Into the Breach in his credits ffs.


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Yeah, wasn't he also the lead narrative something-something on that not-yet released zombie game sequel? Seems his only value nowadays lies in namedropping to improve sales. I dunno.


Edited by Lexx, 21 March 2019 - 10:22 PM.


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AW man, I was going to joke about "in name only" :deadhorse:



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Sekiro Shadows Die Twice has stealthily been released on Steam.



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At this point, I expect Chris Avellone to work on the next Zelda game...

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At this point, I expect Chris Avellone to work on the next Zelda game...

 

Hah. See Chris Avellone turned into the ultimate minimalist writing all dialogue for Link. :p



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Seriously, let him do Majora's Mask 2 or whatever it will be called. :p

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RTX ON!

 

FPS OFF!

 

No, no, not jealous of a 2080Ti at all.

 

Seems like Chris Avellone is working on it.

 

Oh well, can't all be positives news. Still likely to preorder it anyway.


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Nice. I hope it will be good.



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BloodLines 2 is set in the new WoD, not the Gothic inspired one from the first game, right?

Any other major differences we should be aware of, other than art style?

 

Official website here, btw.

 

I notice there are 5 clans listed, and one bonus, so that's one less than the original Bloodlines. Wonder which one got axed, I hope it's not the Malkavians. But maybe some don't exist in the new WoD, kinda know nothing about it tbh (except that they moved away from the Gothic look, unfortunately)


Edited by marelooke, 22 March 2019 - 02:57 AM.

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