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Baldur's Gate vs. Fallout


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by this I mean the entire BG series with all expansions against Fallout 1&2. Also I chose not to include "both" or "other" or similar options because its more interesting that way, and also such points can ve expressed by posting said opinion without voting.



In this day and age there has been two stars on the CRPG heaven who shined brighter and whiter than all others. They are the basis from which all other games are judged and many are the voices who cry out in despair that developers seem completely unable(or rather unwilling?) to match the greatness of these ancient giants.


Apart from being just another witless poll, could we have an argument why developers seem to ignore the lessons taught by the success of these games?

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How about we remove the witless poll and just have a discussion?
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Yup. That effectively killed this thread.

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Why did the poll get removed? It was very valuable...

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yes.... even though the poll was just another poll it did fill a certain function.

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Fallout > Baldur's Gate

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Definately Fallout. Perhaps it has something to do with the fact that FO was the first RPG I ever played, but it was such an intense and brilliant game IMO. BG was brilliant tooo ofcourse, but I'm not really into the "hardcore" DnD rules, I just want a great game. IMO, BG depended too heavily on those rules.

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I love Fallout, but BG2's tactical combat just about edges it out.

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Sorry I just love the Fallout eviroment. We have too many fantasy games.

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Fallout, easily.

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Fallout still stands as a superior roleplaying experience to Baldur's Gate as far as I'm concerned.

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Fallouts were simply better. (even if they didn´t have mages *sigh*)

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Fallouts were simply better. (even if they didn´t have mages *sigh*)

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Zoq: Hmm...Tough call.

Fot: They're both WAY up on our list, though.

Pik: ...

Zoq: We'll only say this: We've played BG series way more than the Fallout series. Take that for what you will.

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<---See avatar. Any questions? :D

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fallout. to be honest, i never really was able to get in to baldurs gate. it was a good game and i finished it, but not to the point where i would agree with a lot of people who seem to love it. :ph34r:

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The Fallouts oozed with better atmosphere and style, but the BG's were superior in gameplay and fun.

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Also note that BG dont have the Bloody Mess Perk! :D

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Fallout 2 > Baldur's Gate > Baldur's Gate 2 > Fallout.

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Fallout series. There was a greater possibility to do what you wanted to, in BG it was just go here, do this, kill that, then go there, repeat, no real puzzles. Also, random encounters were good fun. However, I think BG had a superior combat and gameplay system; combat in FO was way too slow.

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Fallout.

Never got into BG1 (loved BG2 though)

My preference would be something like:

Fallout > BG2 > Fallout2 > BG

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