RPG res­ur­rec­tion

It’s a great time for clas­sic role­play­ing de­sign

PC GAMER (UK) - - Feature -

Waste land 2

One of the first big Kick­starter suc­cesses, Brian Fargo’s InXile brought back the al­most 30-year-old se­ries in pleas­ingly old-school form.

Divin­ity: Orig­i­nal Sin

We praised Lar­ian’s 2014 RPG for its free­dom, sim­u­la­tion, depth and re­spect for player choice. The se­quel’s made a fine first im­pres­sion.

Pil­lars of Eter­nity

Scor­ing 92%, this suc­ces­sor to the In­fin­ity En­gine RPGs has a com­pelling set of odd­ball chums, in­tri­cate com­bat and a de­tailed world.

Tyranny

De­spite a well-de­vel­oped fic­tional back­drop and an in­ter­est­ing an­gle where you play the vil­lain, Ob­sid­ian’s other RPG is no Pil­lars of Eter­nity.

Tor­ment: Tides of Numen­era

See how this stylish spir­i­tual suc­ces­sor to Planescape:

Tor­ment is shap­ing up in our re­view next is­sue.

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