The GWJ CRPG Club - Main Thread

I tried playing U7 from the GOG version, and while I’ll admit they at least made it viable to play on a modern machine, I also have to admit it doesn’t hold up well. I’m sure the story and gameplay in general likely would, but the technical look and feel was just really hard to get past, even with massive nostalgia at hand. Maybe with the right mindset it would be better, but I went in really trying to re-love it and couldn’t quite do it honestly. Maybe my mood was off at the time, I’d be willing to give it another shot, but with the above list, I’m willing to try to finish something from closer to this millennium and wait for someone to do an HD remaster (or at least gameplay/mechanic cleanup) of U7.

Not trying to detract from it, it was an amazing game that I think REALLY deserves to get a facelift! Feel free to tell me how wrong I am so that I can try again, I want to be wrong!

-JM

I'm like a kid waiting on a birthday to see what is up next.

I’ll nominate Vampire the Masquerade

Looking forward to voting!

Hardek wrote:

I’ll nominate Vampire the Masquerade

Looking forward to voting!

Redemption or Bloodlines?

I'll second Bloodlines for you, which I'm assuming is the one you meant

Thanks JohnKillo and Pyxistyx it was bloodlines I was nominating.

Just a quick update...

Slight delay in the voting start. I'm swamped at work at the moment. I'll update everything and start voting in about 4 hours.

My apologies!

I would have lifted my pitchfork. But I do not yet have the strength.

Alright, let's get this party started! Game 2 Voting is now open, and will be open until 6pm GMT on Sunday, March 25.

Voting Guidelines
• Each member is allowed three votes.
• Members can only spend one vote per game.
• Members do not have to use all three votes.
• Members can vote without having nominated anything!
• Vote for stuff you want to play.
• Highest vote getter wins.

Candidates
Avernum: Escape From the Pit ($9.99) (39 hours)
Baldurs Gate EE ($19.99) (31 hours)
Icewind Dale($19.99) (32 hours)
Jade Empire ($14.99) (14 hours)
Pillars of Eternity ($29.99) (36 hours) ($11.39 on Fanatical until 3/25)
Planescape: Torment ($19.99) (32 hours) ($6.79 on Fanatical until 3/23)
Ultima VII: The Black Gate ($5.99) (43 hours)
Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines ($19.99) (23 hours)
Wasteland 2 ($39.99)(37.5 hours)

(Current cost and average playtime follow each game's title.)

Good luck to all!

1. Avernum
2. Baldur’s Gate EE
3. Pillars of Eternity

1. Baldur's Gate EE
2. Planescape: Torment

1. Baldur’s Gate EE
2. Avernum
3. Ultima VII

1. Planescape: Torment
2. Baldur's Gate EE
3. Jade Empire

1. Pillars of Eternity
2. Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines
3. Wasteland 2

1. Pillars of Eternity
2. Planescape: Torment
3. Avernum: Escape from the pit

Voting Update

Wow, you all are fast! Baldur's Gate jumps out to a quick lead, but Avernum, Pillars of Eternity, and Planescape quickly close the gap. Could this be a four-horse race, will someone pull away, or will another contender arise?

Baldur’s Gate EE - 4
Avernum - 3
Pillars of Eternity - 3
Planescape: Torment - 3
Jade Empire - 1
Ultima VII - 1
Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines - 1
Wasteland 2 - 1

Candidates
Avernum: Escape From the Pit ($9.99) (39 hours)
Baldurs Gate EE ($19.99) (31 hours)
Icewind Dale($19.99) (32 hours)
Jade Empire ($14.99) (14 hours)
Pillars of Eternity ($29.99) (36 hours) ($11.39 on Fanatical until 3/25)
Planescape: Torment ($19.99) (32 hours) ($6.79 on Fanatical until 3/23)
Ultima VII: The Black Gate ($5.99) (43 hours)
Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines ($19.99) (23 hours)
Wasteland 2 ($39.99)(37.5 hours)

(Current cost and average playtime follow each game's title.)

Baldur’s Gate EE
Pillars of Eternity

Still haven't made much progress on Shadowrun: Dragonfall. I don't see life allowing the next round to go any better, so I'll abstain from voting in favor of people who will likely be much more actively playing.

Still, were I to vote, the votes would go to Jade Empire, Wasteland 2 and Vampire Bloodlines.
I want to like Planescape: Torment, but have bounced off of it three times already, always 2 hours in or less.

Wasteland 2
Vampire: Bloodlines
Baldurs Gate: EE

AUs_TBirD wrote:

Still haven't made much progress on Shadowrun: Dragonfall. I don't see life allowing the next round to go any better, so I'll abstain from voting in favor of people who will likely be much more actively playing.

In case it helps, we did decide to run each game for six months, so Dragonfall will still be "active" until the end of June. That probably doesn't make your life any less busy, but in case things free up later for you Dragonfall will still be up for a while.

Avernum
Pillars of Eternity
Bloodlines

Planescape
Vampire
Wasteland 2

Vampire
Baldur's Gate
Planescape

Voting Update

Baldur's Gate continues to lead. Vampire rises from the dead, and joins Pillars of Eternity and Planescape to nip at Baldur's Gate's heels. Avernum stumbles. Wasteland 2 shows signs of life. Jade Empire and Ultima fill out the field. Icewind Dale appears to have frozen in the gate.

Baldur’s Gate EE - 7
Pillars of Eternity - 5
Planescape: Torment - 5
Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines - 5
Avernum - 4
Wasteland 2 - 3
Jade Empire - 1
Ultima VII - 1

Candidates
Avernum: Escape From the Pit ($9.99) (39 hours)
Baldurs Gate EE ($19.99) (31 hours)
Icewind Dale($19.99) (32 hours)
Jade Empire ($14.99) (14 hours)
Pillars of Eternity ($29.99) (36 hours) ($11.39 on Fanatical until 3/25)
Planescape: Torment ($19.99) (32 hours) ($6.79 on Fanatical until 3/23)
Ultima VII: The Black Gate ($5.99) (43 hours)
Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines ($19.99) (23 hours)
Wasteland 2 ($39.99)(37.5 hours)

(Current cost and average playtime follow each game's title.)

Icewind Dale
Planescape Torment
Pillars of Eternity

Where's the CRPG club electioneering thread?

CRPG vote rigging 2018

Baldur's Gate
Vampire
Planescape Torment

Baldur's Gate
Pillars of Eternity

How does Jade Empire only have one vote? You monsters.

I’m voting for Jade Empire and Planescape: Torment.
Yes, only two.