It’s a great time for classic roleplaying design
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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.
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.