Divinity: Original Sin

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Macintosh
79
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Windows
87
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Divinity: Original Sin is a role-playing game that harks backs to an earlier generation of the genre using an isometric view, turn-based combat, extensive crafting options, a complex story with variable dialogue, and a focus on systems in the game world for the player to shape instead of scripting the experience. Set in the Rivellon world, Original Sin takes place 12 centuries before Divine Divinity, the first game in the saga, and thousands years after Divinity: Dragon Commander.

Many centuries ago, a powerful magic called The Source was used to heal people and make good, but it happened that The Source became tainted, and the Sourcerers started to use The Source to hurt and destroy. The Council of Seven, the rulers of Rivellon, outlawed usage of The Source and send Source Hunters to investigate each time Source usage is suspected, and to eliminate the menace. You play two Source-Hunters sent by the Council to the city of Cyseal, where Councillor Jake was murdered.

While you can play alone and control the two characters and their companions, the game is made with cooperative gaming for two players in mind. The dialog options you choose, and the actions you make modify your reputation, and therefore, affects how people will react. The game is real-time based, but combat is turn-based, with action points, spells combos, and friendly fire.

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Divinity: Original Sin Windows And watch the result!
Divinity: Original Sin Windows Cast a fire effect on a poisoned cloud
Divinity: Original Sin Windows Caracter Creation
Divinity: Original Sin Windows Turn by turn combat, choose a spell to cast

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Game Informer Magazine Windows Jul 08, 2014 9 out of 10 90
3D Juegos Windows Jul 08, 2014 9 out of 10 90
NowGamer Windows Jul 14, 2014 9 out of 10 90
Eurogamer.cz Windows Jul 26, 2014 9 out of 10 90
TechRaptor Windows Jul 09, 2014 86 out of 100 86
RPGamer Windows Aug 03, 2014 4 out of 5 80
APGNation Macintosh Jul 06, 2014 8 out of 10 80
GamingTrend Windows Aug 11, 2014 80 out of 100 80
Paste Magazine Macintosh Jul 29, 2014 8 out of 10 80
Game Critics Windows Sep 11, 2014 7.5 out of 10 75

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