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I don't have a nice rig to run pretty games. however, i was planning on purchasing a 360. in light of this, i was wondering how hard it would be to take NWN2 and port it to a console. i don't want this process to start now of course, but eventually, like after the game is out for pc, it would be nice. maybe upgrades/mods could come through xbox live and you can put it on your 360 harddrive? i don't know, but i wish :devil:

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The toolset might be a bit hard to implement. Has anyone tried something as ambitious for a console title yet?

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I think that reimplementing/dumping Microsoft .NET-based toolset and overhauling UI aimed for PC users (F1-12 quickslots, mouse) is too much of an effort.

 

Plus, NWN2 is targeted towards PC gamers.

 

But, anyway, why should you have a 'nice' rig to run NWN2? By the time NWN2 is out you will be able to get a decent videocard cheaper, you don't have to have the latest hardware if resolution under 1600x1200 doesn't drive you crazy.

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DX2 was made for PC and console on the same time. Didn't help either version...

With DX1; well, the result wasn't really that great...

 

And the main point of NWN (Online play with Dungeon Masters and such) doesn't looks like it is really possible to do with the limited online capabilities of the current consoles (for the setup), or with a controller (for the actual playing)...

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And the main point of NWN (Online play with Dungeon Masters and such) doesn't looks like it is really possible to do with the limited online capabilities of the current consoles (for the setup), or with a controller (for the actual playing)...

 

I'm pretty sure the main point of NWN is its single player, as Bioware themselves stated that the majority of the people that played NWN only played the OC. It was all part of their explanation of why Hordes of the Underdark did not officially support multiplayer.

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In Bioware's case it was too little too late.  They had a huge SP community with BG and BG 2 and they turned their backs on us with NWN and only gave lip service with one expansion.

 

They still have a huge single player community. Quite a few of the more popular mods available are single player, as well as the two expansions. Although I did hear many developers lose sleep over incuring Hades wrath.

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Sarcasm in this is not appreciated. Mods are just mods, Hurlshot and we are not talking about mods. We are talking about the base game. If you want to talk about mods make a new thread.

 

In any case I doubt a port over to X Box 360 will happen. If they aren't going to make Linux or Mac versions i doubt they will make a version for a console.

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In Bioware's case it was too little too late.  They had a huge SP community with BG and BG 2 and they turned their backs on us with NWN and only gave lip service with one expansion.

 

They still have a huge single player community. Quite a few of the more popular mods available are single player, as well as the two expansions. Although I did hear many developers lose sleep over incuring Hades wrath.

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I'm pretty sure the main point of NWN is its single player, as Bioware themselves stated that the majority of the people that played NWN only played the OC.  It was all part of their explanation of why Hordes of the Underdark did not officially support multiplayer.

 

How sad. You buy an "not that great" game, and then you only use the worst parts of it... :rolleyes:

Ah well, consumer "Intelligence" it seems...

 

EDIT; No, the *you* is not aimed to Alanschu, but to any random person buying NWN

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And the main point of NWN (Online play with Dungeon Masters and such) doesn't looks like it is really possible to do with the limited online capabilities of the current consoles (for the setup), or with a controller (for the actual playing)...

If you have ever seen xbox live, then you would see that it isn't quite as limited as you think. As for the controller, i am willing to purchase a cheap usb keyboard.

 

I guess since i am getting a new rig in a year or so that buying a base video card for just the game would work, thanks Diamond.

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So are there actually any NWN SP mods worth playing?

 

Anything by Adam Miller is fantastic. :ermm: Demon and Dreamcatcher series for example.

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So are there actually any NWN SP mods worth playing?

 

There is Tortured Hearts and that is about it for the SP only mods.

 

 

I could never get into tortured hearts. The dialogue is almost childish.

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I suggest you send harrassing messages to Microsoft and Obsidian in the hopes that they'll listen and make a 360 port.

 

This is typical ignorance on this topic. Obsidian has NOTHING to do with ports. Thats 100% in Atari's hands. Emailing MS or Obsid on the topic is futile.

 

http://www.nwn2news.net/modules/news/article.php?storyid=563

 

With that said they have stated no console port for nwn2.

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