Posts Tagged ‘Baldur’s Gate II’

What Happened This Week – AT&T Bills Zynga, Blizzard Gets Too Old for This

Hello everybody, and welcome back! Sorry to push the update back without notice, but a shortage of time this week really cut into the editing process. It’s a long story, but after careful consideration, What Happened This Week will now be uploaded every Sunday instead of Saturday. Again, my apologies. With that said, let’s get to the news:

  • Zynga buys out yet another indie developer, then tries to bribe tax cuts out of San Francisco.  Where have I seen this behavior before…
  • Blizzard moves its MMO veterans to other projects.  Negative projections may be premature, but a decade is a long time.
  • Microsoft has something big coming up for 2015.  Let the Xbox 720 speculation begin!
  • BioWare: Our romances are for everyone, not just straight men.  But don’t misunderstand, they are quite angsty.
  • AT&T rolls out bandwidth caps in May, invests in a doom fortress, and hires a short man with a bladed hat.
  • Portable gaming news, Metacritic rating people, and more!

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NPCast 14: Baldur’s Gate – Better Living Through Ham and Cheese

Hello again, ladies and gents. Dragon Age: Origins is on a few of our playlists, and while I was waiting for it to arrive, I wrapped up my mandated quarterly playthrough of an older Bioware/Black Isle joint. It goes without saying that the Baldur’s Gate series is critically acclaimed, but it’s got problems; big ones that not everyone can overlook. I wonder sometimes how I got past them, how it became one of my favorite series. Was it in spite of its flaws, or because of them?

Do note that this was recorded a few days ago, just prior to the game arriving. In any case, let’s chat, shall we?
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