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I guess this is sort of a niche topic that doesn't fit in any one thread, but where the goose are all the D&D games / games set in that universe?
So, in the golden age of PC gaming we had Baldurs Gate, Baldurs Gate 2, Neverwinter Nights etc...
Then, we got the horrible NWN2, with it's poor optimization and lack of quality custom campaigns (with some exeptions).
And then what? Dragon Age? do me a favour, it's not got one ounce of the charm of a D&D universe, it's so generic it's not even funny.
I am thinking of games where you pick a beautifully illustrated portrait, create a character from a massive amount of class combinations and go on adventures. Games with custom content made by the devs and the community rather than paid DLC.
Why has no game managed, even with all our tech, to re-create the table top game in any meaningfull way? the closest I saw (in spirit) was D&D tactics on the PSP but the UI was fail and it had no community. Why can't somone make a turn based D&D game for the iPhone? it would be so well suited to the interface.
I know the NW game is on the horizon but we all know full well it will be limited (only 3 classes iirc) and just a Dragon age clone.
I wouldn't mind so much if NWN Diamond was on Steam, but I lost my CD keys (and even CD's probably now) so I can't even go retro with it, but with todays PC's I should be able to play D&D online with friends in a turn based oil painting of a game...