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Pillars 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.


Pillars of Eternity Windows It is a Blood Pool! I better ask it what it is all about. In the interaction I cannot chose two of the options as neither the racial or skill level is sufficient
Pillars of Eternity Windows In many dungeons "Memorials" can be found with entries from Kickstarter backers
Pillars of Eternity Windows Resting in inns (or your home castle) provides your party with different bonuses
Pillars of Eternity Windows For a better defense, you can also hire NPCs, which are then patrolling your Stronghold, but also cost upkeep

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Alternate Titles

  • "Project Eternity" -- Working title

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Critic Reviews

PC Gamer Mar 26, 2015 92 out of 100 92 Apr 03, 2015 9.2 out of 10 92
Game Informer Magazine Apr 01, 2015 9.25 out of 10 92 Apr 07, 2015 18 out of 20 90 Mar 30, 2015 9 out of 10 90 Feb 08, 2017 9 out of 10 90
Impulse Gamer Apr 02, 2015 4.3 Stars4.3 Stars4.3 Stars4.3 Stars4.3 Stars 86
Gaming Nexus May 22, 2015 8.5 out of 10 85
RPG Site Apr 12, 2015 8 out of 10 80
games xtreme Apr 19, 2015 Unscored Unscored


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According to publisher Paradox Interactive, Pillars of Eternity has sold 500,000 copies as of October, 2015.

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