DescriptionPillars of Eternity is a role-playing game crowd funded as a spiritual successor to the Infinity Engine RPGs like Baldur's Gate and Icewind Dale. It uses an isometric viewpoint with 2D, hand-drawn backgrounds. The gameplay is party-based with a real-time-with-pause combat system.
The game is set in a new fantasy world called Eora where you are a newcomer in the Eastern Reach area. After surviving to a mystical Storm, it appears you are a 'Watcher', with the ability to read/hear the memories of the souls. Your main quest is to learn why your powers have been awaken. During the journey players are able to recruit up to five companions, each with their own motivations. The eleven classes (fighter, paladin, ranger, wizard, druid, monk, priest, rogue, chanter and cipher) and mechanics are reminiscent of Dungeons & Dragons, but are entirely new.
- "Project Eternity" -- Working title
Part of the Following Groups
- Crowd funding (successful)
- Fantasy Creatures: Dwarves
- Game Engine: Unity
- Game Feature: Developer Commentary
- Gameplay feature: Optional Permadeath / Permanent Death
- Pillars of Eternity series
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|Meristation||Windows||Mar 26, 2015||9.3 out of 10||93|
|GameStar (Germany)||Windows||Mar 27, 2015||92 out of 100||92|
|Game Informer Magazine||Windows||Apr 01, 2015||9.25 out of 10||92|
|PC Games (Germany)||Windows||Mar 26, 2015||91 out of 100||91|
|Games.cz||Windows||Mar 27, 2015||9 out of 10||90|
|Girl Gamers UK||Windows||Apr 27, 2015||90|
|Game Rant||Macintosh||2015||4.5 out of 5||90|
|IGN||Windows||May 26, 2015||9 out of 10||90|
|The Koalition||Windows||Apr 30, 2015||89 out of 100||89|
|Impulse Gamer||Windows||Apr 02, 2015||86|
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SalesAccording to publisher Paradox Interactive, Pillars of Eternity has sold 500,000 copies as of October, 2015.
Related Web Sites
- Pillars of Eternity (official website)
- Kickstarter (The games Kickstarter page)
- Steam (The games page on Steam.)
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