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Old 11-26-2012, 09:46 AM
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Dear everyone - growing up kinda sucks.
Ha! Ya, when I was single I would just buy whatever toy I wanted, now that I'm married I have to run any big purchase by the wife, hence I'm not typing this on an iPhone 5.
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Old 11-26-2012, 09:47 AM
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Default Um everything looks tiny

So I just watched the new trailer on my ipad 4.

Everything was very small and the text unreadable.

Will the ipad screen be too small?
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Old 11-26-2012, 10:34 AM
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Hey.... *I'm* and iPad 1 user....
(*gently pats his release day iPad 1, telling it that the mean people didn't mean what they said & that it's going to be ok*)

I'm very worried about how the game will run on the iPad 1. I can hold out hope for an iPad mini for Xmas, but the family need gifts first.

And clothes.

And food.

And heat.

Dear everyone - growing up kinda sucks.

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Yeah, being a grown up sucks.

Regarding the iPad 1 Build, according to Trent Oster, they had to cut the filtering process when zooming, as the iPad 1 couldn't handle it, so it'll be a bit more pixelated when zooming.

Other than that, it should run fine.
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Old 11-26-2012, 10:38 AM
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So I just watched the new trailer on my ipad 4.

Everything was very small and the text unreadable.

Will the ipad screen be too small?
The trailer is made on a pc, this a different resolution than the iPad.
They've updated the game engine so it can scale to different resolutions.

Try and watch the trailer on a pc, and that's what it'll look like on the iPad.

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Well, approximately what it'll look on the iPad..
It should look fantastic on the iPad according to the Developers.

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Old 11-26-2012, 11:14 AM
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Yeah, being a grown up sucks.

Regarding the iPad 1 Build, according to Trent Oster, they had to cut the filtering process when zooming, as the iPad 1 couldn't handle it, so it'll be a bit more pixelated when zooming.

Other than that, it should run fine.
Not really a bug then.
Still... there is no official comment fromt them, so for me it's still for Wednesday.

2+ days left lol
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Old 11-26-2012, 11:33 AM
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Not really a bug then.
Still... there is no official comment fromt them, so for me it's still for Wednesday.

2+ days left lol
No, that's not the bug!
That's just a limitation of the iPad 1.

There's a bug that chrashes the iPad 1, completely inrelated to this.
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Old 11-26-2012, 11:45 AM
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That's news to me.. I've been following their forums, main site and Twitter religiously, and I can't find any mention that the Mac version exhibited any crash problems.

I believe it's only the iPad version that have issues.
I asked Trent Oster on twitter. Here is the tweet.
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Old 11-26-2012, 11:49 AM
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I had never heard of Baldur's Gate until I saw this thread Could you guys tell me a little about it? Is it along the lines of a dungeon crawler like Diablo? Torchlight? Turn based? How old is it? Length? Story? Lots of equipment/loot? Realtime battles? Party based? Price?
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Old 11-26-2012, 12:00 PM
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I had never heard of Baldur's Gate until I saw this thread Could you guys tell me a little about it? Is it along the lines of a dungeon crawler like Diablo? Torchlight? Turn based? How old is it? Length? Story? Lots of equipment/loot? Realtime battles? Party based? Price?
It's not an action RPG like Diablo. It's a tactical RPG that takes place in the Forgotten Realms, with realtime combat that can be paused. Think Dragon Age. It's based on AD&D 2nd edition rules. It is party-based. Rich story, tons of dialogue, very long. Plenty of information on the Wikipedia page, but ignore the plot spoilers.

It'll be $10 on the iPad, $20 on PC/Mac. It's more expensive on the PC/Mac side because the new DLC (characters and a new area) is included.
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Old 11-26-2012, 12:04 PM
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I had never heard of Baldur's Gate until I saw this thread Could you guys tell me a little about it? Is it along the lines of a dungeon crawler like Diablo? Torchlight? Turn based? How old is it? Length? Story? Lots of equipment/loot? Realtime battles? Party based? Price?
Think diablo with 1000% more depth, story, thought requirement, strategy, decision making, and things to do in general. This came out originally about the same time as diablo and folks considered this a single player dungeons and dragons session with actual brain usage... Compared to diablo that is.

The combat is live though you can pause it at any time and give your party instructions.

Came out in the mid 90s.

Very very long with a whole lot of story. Lots of equipment, loot.

Well find out price in... 2 days.

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