Jump to content

Search the Community

Showing results for tags 'avowed'.

  • Search By Tags

    Type tags separated by commas.
  • Search By Author

Content Type


  • Entertainment and Tech
    • Gaming Discussion
    • Movies and Shows Discussion
    • Anime Discussion
    • Manga Discussion
    • Books Discussion
    • Tech Discussion
  • Sports
    • NFL Discussion
    • NBA Discussion
    • College Basketball
    • Sports Discussion
  • Popular Titles
    • A-Z
  • MMO Fans's Discussion Forum
  • Survival Game Fans's Discussion Forum
  • Strategy Fans's Discussion Forum
  • RPG Fans's RPG Fans Forum
  • Basketball Discussion Group's Basketball Discussion
  • Basketball Discussion Group's Dallas Mavericks


There are no results to display.

There are no results to display.


  • Community Calendar
  • Video Games Calendar
  • Movie & Shows Calendar
  • Anime Calendar
  • Manga Calendar
  • Books Calendar
  • Tech Calendar
  • Sports Calendar
  • Strategy Fans's Calendar
  • RPG Fans's The First Hero Calendar

Product Groups

There are no results to display.

Find results in...

Find results that contain...

Date Created

  • Start


Last Updated

  • Start


Filter by number of...


  • Start



About Me

Found 7 results

  1. What Does Destructible Environments Mean For Gameplay in Avowed? One wonders just how destructible the environment will be. Are we talking about, I can blow a hole through a wall destructible? Or knock an entire wall down? Are we talking about, I can cast a fire spell and light up a tree destructible? Or I can set fire to an entire in-game forest? And what happens when I leave? Will the game remembered that I caused this mayhem? Will the forest stay burned down? Will the wall be repaired by invisible unknown minions? So many questions to answer. This is especially important because according the online chatter so far this is supposed to be an open world RPG and that creates some interesting variables. Kingdom Come Deliverance- Physics Engine Story I remember playing kingdom come deliverance one time and I was on a mission. There were several ways to complete it. One way was fighting and the other was completing the mission through some type of guile I can't quite remember. Either way, I remember being on my horse, racing towards a certain quest area and then before I knew it, I was flying through the air and was launched off my horse. Somehow I survived but was badly injured. I saw some guy sprawled out on the ground with some of the best armor, weapons and items I had ever seen in the game up until that point! I mean really valuable stuff. Long story short, I came to realize that I accidently ran over the guy that was the quest objective! I'm sure there was some awesome quest involving this guy(there were some awesome quests in this game), that involved some nice dialogue and likely a very taxing fight(those physics based sword fights were tricky!) But I never had to do it, because the physics engine took this guy out of commission for me. Tying it all Together with the Avowed Destructible Environment Reports So it makes me wonder, just how much mayhem and destruction will I be able to cause? I mean, can you imagine there being some tough bandit army or group of dark creatures in a forest that you have to take out? But instead of entering the forest and have this intense battle that has been carefully planned and plotted by the devs, some player just decides to cast a couple of fire spells on the outside of the forest and then starts churning out wind spells. Before you know it, you have a full on forest fire and every quest, quest giver, secret item etc that the devs had planned goes up in flames. I've read some rumors about there being a heavy emphasis on a physics based spell system, if you throw in destructible environments, there is going to be pure mayhem! Source
  2. Although this doesn't tell us anything additional about the game. It's always nice to have something to talk about. It seems that the internal codename for Avowed is Project Alabama. Game rant is reporting that a redditor by the name of taclane discovered the codename by searching through the metadata on Obsidian's new website. I can't wait to discover more tidbits about Avowed. Hopefully, sometime soon, we get more official information on the actual game.
  3. Details I saw this question online on twitter and decided to do some digging. It appears that the answer is currently unknown. There was some speculation that it may have been Josh Sawyer, who was project director on Fallout New Vegas, and Pillars of Eternity. And was design director on The Outer Worlds But he has since publicly confirmed he is not the director of Avowed. I guess it remains a mystery for now.
  4. I understand what Phil is saying. Avowed is not a carbon copy of Elder Scrolls. There will be some distinct differences. That being said I think having an ambitious new IP being compared to one of the greatest RPGS of all time is not a bad thing. And from a marketing perspective you don't want to make it seem like they have nothing in common. A lot of people will just read the quote and say oh okay so its not elder scrolls and perhaps instead of being curious they may instead just kind of lose interest and forget about it until it releases and the reviews drop. If all the team has done is release one trailer and people start hyping up Avowed with the likes of Skyrim that is a very, very, very good thing. I say just ride the wave and see where it takes you. Obsidian Entertainment has already proven that they have the talent to make an interesting open world RPG. Now that they have a AAA budget give the team a chance to live up to the hype. Source
  5. You can read the full quote regarding Avowed below: I take this as a good sign. It sounds like he is confident about the current progress that the dev team is making on Avowed. I'm actually a little surprised that he even said this. I was expecting at least another year before we got more info. Now, I'm thinking we'll get an update and possibly some screenshots or gameplay details before the year is out! Source
  6. I think competition is good. For more than a decade the Elder Scrolls has rained supreme in terms of open world western RPGs. And Avowed looks like its coming to take its crown. Competition is Good For Gaming The fact that Microsoft has two studios that are competing in the same space bodes well for the future. I think that the worst thing that every happened to NFL video games was that EA sports got exclusive rights to the license it took 2K sports out of the picture and without the competition Madden just kinda stayed the same, there was no need for innovation. With a monopoly they had cornered the market. The NBA license was never monopolized by EA or 2K and eventually 2K's NBA games were so good. EA just stopped developing a basketball game using the NBA license. So I thinks its really good Obsidian and Bethesda are competing. Fans will inevitably play Elder scrolls 6 and Avowed and they will always compare the two. It will lead to innovation and cause both companies to really push the envelope. Avowed is More Than An Elder Scrolls Clone I think it would be a mistake to think Avowed is simply and Elder Scrolls clone though. If you haven't seen the official announcement trailer for Avowed yet be sure to check it out. While the dual wielding does leave strong echoes of Skyrim. The game is based on the pillars of eternity universe. So it already has a long established history, setting and magical system to draw on. There was a nice write up on 'games radar' about everything that we know about Avowed so far. Be sure to check it out when you get a chance. The rumor is that the world will feature a real time weather system and will be waaaay larger than Skyrim. I can't wait to hear more.
  7. When I first saw this trailer last year, I was immediately hyped for this release. A first person RPG set in the Pillars of Eternity universe. The visuals at the end already look fantastic. Dual wielding magic and a sword gives me the strong impression that this will be an Elder Scrolls competitor. This game has all the elements in place to be a masterpiece. Obsidian is just knocking it out of the park with RPGs. They have two RPGs in Avowed and The Outer Worlds 2 that I'm really looking forward to.
  • Create New...