History Trivia / PillarsOfEternity

3rd Aug '16 5:13:42 PM Unsung
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* AuthorAppeal: You know you're in an [[Creator/ObsidianEntertainment Obsidian]] game when it features [[ISeeDeadPeople speaking with the dead]], putting [[UnfinishedBusiness them]] to [[BalancingDeathsBooks rest]], [[AmnesiacDissonance amnesia]] and [[RepressedMemories recovering submerged memories]], [[BackFromTheDead resurrection]] and [[{{Reincarnation}} past]] [[IHatePastMe lives]], the [[OurSoulsAreDifferent soul]] as something quantifiable [[YourSoulIsMine and commodified,]] [[TheUndead ghosts, zombies,]] and [[{{Golem}} constructs]] featuring prominently, [[HorrorHunger hunger]] as an [[PoweredByAForsakenChild almost elemental force]], [[ShellShockedVeteran past wars]], [[TheAtoner past sins]], an [[MagneticHero unlikely party]] of [[DysfunctionJunction lost souls]] [[RagtagBandOfMisfits thrust together]] seemingly by [[ThereAreNoCoincidences fate]], [[TheMentor mentor figures]] whose teachings were [[BrokenPedestal wrong]], misguided, or [[EvilMentor evil]], [[GrayAndGrayMorality complex moral choices]] with [[VillainHasAPoint no]] [[WellIntentionedExtremist easy]] [[SadisticChoice answers]], and [[TalkingTheMonsterToDeath extensive dialogue trees]] which serve to [[ArmorPiercingQuestion turn the listener's entire worldview on its ear]].

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* AuthorAppeal: You know you're in an [[Creator/ObsidianEntertainment Obsidian]] game when it features [[ISeeDeadPeople speaking with the dead]], putting [[UnfinishedBusiness putting them]] to [[BalancingDeathsBooks to rest]], [[AmnesiacDissonance amnesia]] and [[RepressedMemories recovering submerged memories]], [[BackFromTheDead resurrection]] and [[{{Reincarnation}} past]] [[IHatePastMe lives]], the [[OurSoulsAreDifferent soul]] as something quantifiable [[YourSoulIsMine quantifiable and commodified,]] [[TheUndead ghosts, zombies,]] and [[{{Golem}} constructs]] featuring prominently, [[HorrorHunger hunger]] as an [[PoweredByAForsakenChild almost elemental force]], [[ShellShockedVeteran past wars]], [[TheAtoner past sins]], an [[MagneticHero [[RagtagBandOfMisfits unlikely party]] of [[DysfunctionJunction lost souls]] [[RagtagBandOfMisfits [[MagneticHero thrust together]] seemingly by [[ThereAreNoCoincidences fate]], [[TheMentor mentor figures]] whose teachings were [[BrokenPedestal wrong]], misguided, or [[EvilMentor evil]], [[GrayAndGrayMorality complex moral choices]] with [[VillainHasAPoint no]] [[WellIntentionedExtremist easy]] [[SadisticChoice answers]], and [[TalkingTheMonsterToDeath extensive dialogue trees]] which serve to [[ArmorPiercingQuestion turn the listener's entire worldview on its ear]].
1st Aug '16 11:29:43 AM Unsung
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* AuthorAppeal: You know you're in an [[Creator/ObsidianEntertainment Obsidian]] game when it features [[ISeeDeadPeople speaking with the dead]], [[BalancingDeathsBooks putting them]] [[UnfinishedBusiness to rest]], [[AmnesiacDissonance amnesia]] and [[RepressedMemories recovering submerged memories]], [[BackFromTheDead resurrection]] and [[{{Reincarnation}} past]] [[IHatePastMe lives]], [[OurSoulsAreDifferent the soul as something quantifiable]] [[YourSoulIsMine and commodified,]] [[TheUndead ghosts, zombies,]] [[{{Golem}} and constructs featuring prominently,]] [[HorrorHunger hunger as an]] [[PoweredByAForsakenChild almost elemental force]], [[ShellShockedVeteran past wars]], [[TheAtoner past sins]], [[MagneticHero an unlikely party of]] [[DysfunctionJunction lost souls]] [[RagtagBandOfMisfits thrust together]] [[ThereAreNoCoincidences seemingly by fate ]], [[BrokenPedestal mentor figures whose teachings were wrong, misguided,]] [[EvilMentor or evil]], [[GrayAndGrayMorality complex moral choices with]] [[VillainHasAPoint no]] [[WellIntentionedExtremist easy]] [[SadisticChoice answers]], [[TalkingTheMonsterToDeath and extensive dialogue trees]] [[ArmorPiercingQuestion which serve to turn the listener's entire worldview on its ear]].
** Finally, to top it all off, there's a [[ModularEpilogue showreel of all the places you went and the consequences of your actions]].

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* AuthorAppeal: You know you're in an [[Creator/ObsidianEntertainment Obsidian]] game when it features [[ISeeDeadPeople speaking with the dead]], putting [[UnfinishedBusiness them]] to [[BalancingDeathsBooks putting them]] [[UnfinishedBusiness to rest]], [[AmnesiacDissonance amnesia]] and [[RepressedMemories recovering submerged memories]], [[BackFromTheDead resurrection]] and [[{{Reincarnation}} past]] [[IHatePastMe lives]], lives]], the [[OurSoulsAreDifferent the soul soul]] as something quantifiable]] quantifiable [[YourSoulIsMine and commodified,]] [[TheUndead ghosts, zombies,]] and [[{{Golem}} and constructs constructs]] featuring prominently,]] prominently, [[HorrorHunger hunger hunger]] as an]] an [[PoweredByAForsakenChild almost elemental force]], [[ShellShockedVeteran past wars]], [[TheAtoner past sins]], an [[MagneticHero an unlikely party of]] party]] of [[DysfunctionJunction lost souls]] [[RagtagBandOfMisfits thrust together]] seemingly by [[ThereAreNoCoincidences seemingly by fate ]], [[BrokenPedestal fate]], [[TheMentor mentor figures figures]] whose teachings were wrong, misguided,]] [[BrokenPedestal wrong]], misguided, or [[EvilMentor or evil]], [[GrayAndGrayMorality complex moral choices with]] choices]] with [[VillainHasAPoint no]] [[WellIntentionedExtremist easy]] [[SadisticChoice answers]], and [[TalkingTheMonsterToDeath and extensive dialogue trees]] which serve to [[ArmorPiercingQuestion which serve to turn the listener's entire worldview on its ear]].
** Finally, to top it all off, there's a [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking showreel]] of [[ModularEpilogue showreel of all the places you went and the consequences of your actions]].
13th Jul '16 11:44:34 PM Unsung
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* AuthorAppeal: You know you're in an [[Creator/ObsidianEntertainment Obsidian]] game when it features [[ISeeDeadPeople speaking with the dead]], [[BalancingDeathsBooks putting them]] [[UnfinishedBusiness to rest]], [[AmnesiacDissonance amnesia]] and [[RepressedMemories recovering submerged memories]], [[BackFromTheDead resurrection]] and [[{{Reincarnation}} past]] [[IHatePastMe lives]], [[OurSoulsAreDifferent the soul as something quantifiable]] [[YourSoulIsMine and commodified,]] [[TheUndead ghosts, zombies,]] [[{{Golem}} and constructs featuring prominently,]] [[HorrorHunger hunger as an]] [[PoweredByAForsakenChild almost elemental force]], [[ShellShockedVeteran past wars]], [[TheAtoner past sins]], [[MagneticHero an unlikely party of]] [[DysfunctionJunction lost souls]] [[RagtagBandOfMisfits thrust together]] [[ThereAreNoCoincidences seemingly by fate ]], [[BrokenPedestal mentor figures whose teachings were wrong, misguided,]] [[EvilMentor or evil]], [[GrayAndGrayMorality complex moral choices with]] [[VillainHasAPoint no]] [[WellIntentionedExtremist easy]] [[SadisticChoice answers]], [[TalkingTheMonsterToDeath and extensive dialogue trees]] [[ArmorPiercingQuestion which serve to turn the listener's entire worldview on its ear]].
** Finally, to top it all off, there's a [[ModularEpilogue showreel of all the places you went and the consequences of your actions]].
3rd May '16 12:46:12 PM StarSword
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* CareerResurrection: [[http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2015-03-11-before-pillars-of-eternity-obsidian-nearly-met-its-end By the devs' own admission]], the success of the ''Pillars'' crowdfunding campaign saved the company from going the way of its predecessors Black Isle and Troika.
26th Apr '16 9:06:33 PM Prfnoff
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* HeyItsThatVoice:
** Creator/MatthewMercer, who voiced Aloth and Eder, also voiced Leon S. Kennedy (VideoGame/ResidentEvil6).
1st Jan '16 7:25:25 AM StarSword
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* WorkingTitle: "Project Eternity".

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* WorkingTitle: The game debuted on Kickstarter as "Project Eternity".Eternity"; the title wasn't publicly finalized until over a year later.
16th Dec '15 4:38:08 AM Adept
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** Creator/MatthewMercer, who voiced Aloth and Eder, also voiced Leon S. Kennedy (ResidentEvil6).

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** Creator/MatthewMercer, who voiced Aloth and Eder, also voiced Leon S. Kennedy (ResidentEvil6).(VideoGame/ResidentEvil6).
9th Jun '15 10:10:12 PM humble_user
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** Matthew Mercer, who voiced Aloth and Eder, also voiced Leon S. Kennedy (ResidentEvil6).

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** Matthew Mercer, Creator/MatthewMercer, who voiced Aloth and Eder, also voiced Leon S. Kennedy (ResidentEvil6).
18th Apr '15 11:28:30 PM SpaceDrake
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Two of Chris Avellone's companions, Durance and Grieving Mother, were initially much, much darker. Obsidian felt they are too controversial, so they were rewritten by other writers.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Two of Chris Avellone's companions, Durance and Grieving Mother, were initially much, much darker. Obsidian felt they are too controversial, so they were rewritten by other writers. And given how those two turned out ''as shipped'', the mind ''reels'' at what the first draft must have looked like.
6th Apr '15 8:38:47 PM erickaqua
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* HeyItsThatVoice:
** Matthew Mercer, who voiced Aloth and Eder, also voiced Leon S. Kennedy (ResidentEvil6).
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