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Forum: Ironworks Online Roleplaying 07-12-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,089
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Who is Visiting?

Long time, no see Ironworks. :) Ahh, my first RPG forum...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 06-09-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 687
Posted By CerebroDragon
Happy Laughing Bard's Tale IV: Kickstarter (InXile Entertainment)

Hello Ironworkers

Long time between news posts to be sure! Just thought I'd drop back in to my very first RPG forum and make a thread with the long anticipated story that InXile's Brian Fargo is...
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,553
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Choc has passed away..

As a fellow-cat lover and someone who has come to enjoy reading about Choc a great deal over the years, you have my condolences. Hope is all well, otherwise mate. :) (and be sure to check...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 08-23-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 477
Posted By CerebroDragon
Creation of TSI by SSI Veterans

Greetings Ironworkers

No-one really posts news anymore around here, but I think this little piece will raise some curious interest, particularly if you're a veteran of the SSI Goldbox series of...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 706
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Ultima Underworld Returning??!

G'day Ziroc, long time no post! Glad to see Ironworks is still around...some of the best post archives are still here thankfully!

This is amazing news, is it not? It really made my week last week...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 03-22-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Dungeon Master 1 and 2

Hi there Gavindale

It's been awhile since I've been on Ironworks, but I just happened to see your post here regarding Dungeon Master. I played this for a good while on the Amiga a couple of years...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 02-01-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,539
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Planescape Torment Sequel announced

The actual title for the game is going to be Torment: Tides of Numenera. As a wonderful piece of extra information, composer of the original Fallout soundtracks as well as the one for Torment, Mark...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 01-20-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 953
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Avernum: Complete Saga worth $7.99?

I actually played my first Spiderweb game last year, Avernum: Escape from the Pit, which is basically the first Avernum game in a new engine. I really enjoyed the game and put in over 100 hours to...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 01-16-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,259
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Skyrim

I played it during the winter last year and thought it was an improvement in most ways over Oblivion, but still not quite as interesting setting and content wise as Morrowind was.

As opposed to...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 01-14-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,539
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Planescape Torment Sequel announced

It's not actually a direct sequel to Torment, but rather a spiritual and thematic successor in a new setting. How so? They can't use the Planescape setting itself.

Still, you have the original...
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Hey Z! Grimrock...

Legend of Grimrock is indeed a brilliant game. I've finished it on normal and are about 3/4 of the way through my hardcore playthrough. (with no automapping). The puzzles are genuinely a pleasure to...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 12,990
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: HD Version of Baldur's Gate?

Yes indeed, that is the Overhaul master plan. But it'll take some measure of success with the Enhanced editions of BG 1 and 2 and possibly even a kickstarter project to make it happen. Trent has...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 03-15-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,331
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Wasteland 2 Kickstarter Project Coming Very Soon Courtesy of InXile Entertainment

Thanks for posting that before I did Azred. You'll note that I already posted the link to the kickstarter site though. :) (That's cool, I can tell you're excited...)

How good is it though eh? They...
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 12,990
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: HD Version of Baldur's Gate?

Told you it wasn't BG3 good sir. :P

The news is essentially as I'd already posted. However, the notes about extra and new content was a nice surprise and have me a little more intrigued about the...
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 12,990
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: HD Version of Baldur's Gate?

Do your reading chaps - it's 99.9 percent confirmed. HD remake. /facepalm.
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 12,990
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: HD Version of Baldur's Gate?

Uh...well, I don't think Diablo III is the kind of boost I really want for PC gaming and especially role-playing games. In fact, the design and genre style of that series has unfortunately already...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 03-13-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,331
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Wasteland 2 Kickstarter Project Coming Very Soon Courtesy of InXile Entertainment

Update: The kickstarter is up: 300 K already! Fingers crossed, Post-apoc fans. It's looking good so far.

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/inxile/wasteland-2

So go on...make a donation and...
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 12,990
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: HD Version of Baldur's Gate?

Maybe people forgot about it because nothing came of what they promised. ;)

Same goes for J.E Sawyer's Black Hound project - which was originally going to be BG3 (despite not continuing the...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 03-09-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,331
Posted By CerebroDragon
Wasteland 2 Kickstarter Project Coming Very Soon Courtesy of InXile Entertainment.

Greetings Ironworkers

I can't believe no-one has already posted this so here goes: CEO of InXile Entertainment and ex-Interplay head Brian Fargo has been reassembling his original Wasteland team...
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 12,990
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: HD Version of Baldur's Gate?

@ The CrimsomBlade
No, it's got nothing to do with Bioware. Trent Oster is ex-Bioware. His studio is called "Overhaul Games", which ironically hints that unfortunately, it will indeed be some kind...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 12,990
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: HD Version of Baldur's Gate?

Can't say I really want to play any superfluous HD remakes of BG - I'd just prefer to replay them with new mods to be honest. There's plenty out there.

I fear that this hooplah might be just some...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-05-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,613
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Drakensang: The Complete Saga... Is it worth it?

Is it worth it? Absolutely. Especially if you're a fan of party based cRPGs and like a different pen and paper styled system with some fun, unique character design. The Drakensang games are very...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 08-10-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,165
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: WoW Losing Subscribers - the beginning of the end?

That might be true if you're quite happy to break the law and use a crack. Personally, let's hope that we don't have to walk that path in order to play a single player game the way we should be...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 08-07-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,165
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: WoW Losing Subscribers - the beginning of the end?

Fear not, oh intrepid MMO junkie - Blizzard will soon have your next addiction ready to serve with their upcoming defacto MMO, namely, Diablo III. :D Seriously, the game might as well be one,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2011, 04:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,459
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Does anyone else look at their posting history?

Gee whizz, give me chance, I've yet to accumulate over 1000 posts, let alone 5 and 10 thousand like some of you lot! :D

Sometimes when using IW's great search function when looking for information...
Forum: Dragon Age™ Origins 07-18-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,714
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: DA2 loose ends (contains spoilers)

Yes - like Cloudy says, maximise your relationship with Isabella by ensuring the marker is blue and all the way to the left on the counter before the end of Act II. She should then make a return.
...
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2011, 02:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,206
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: In the market for mice!

G'day Sever! (long time no see, mate)

I've gone from the nastiest al-cheapo USB mice, to my most recent about six months ago that cost about $40 AU off ebay. It's a reasonably sturdy Logitech...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 07-12-2011, 02:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,999
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Torchlight II

*sigh*. No, Kakero, that's not the conclusion I intended at all. Read my post again - I was referring very specifically to New Vegas. Whilst I never encountered any game stopping bugs that you did, I...
Forum: General Discussion 07-11-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 743
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: PS3 - Action RPG 'Dungeon Hunter' looks neat! And its $12.99.. reviews good too

This action RPG genre is really getting a work out at the moment - Dungeon Siege 3, Hunted, Daggerdale, Torchlight 2 and now Dungeon Hunter...they're all warm ups of a sort before Diablo III I...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 07-11-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,999
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Torchlight II

I think you're being a bit of a harsh man with your comments about Obsidian, Ziroc. They're one of the true stalwarts of the western cRPG (and one of the few that are left who actually cater to...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 07-11-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,777
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Dungeon Seige III

Uhh...It's an action RPG. It's not rocket science! :D

The Dung heap games barely had any redeeming features if you ask me - they're essentially interactive screensavers, but thankfully are fun...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 06-28-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 727
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Retro gaming heaven ?

I've still got all of my originals of some of these games (the Underworlds and Dungeon Keeper). But good on GoG for keeping the banner flying!
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 06-28-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,683
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Wanting to replay Deus Ex: GOTY edition

Could you try lowering the sound hardware acceleration in dxdiag or something similar?

I had to do that in order to fix an issue I had with Ruins of Myth Drannor recently.
Forum: Dragon Age™ Origins 06-28-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,941
Posted By CerebroDragon
My Dragon Age 2 Impressions.

Greetings Ironworkers,

Wowzers, haven't been around for awhile. Seems very quiet in this part of 'town. I would have thought it'd be thriving since the sequel hasn't been out for very long. Guess...
Forum: Dragon Age™ Origins 03-08-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,260
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Dragon Age 2 (Rant included, PG)

I tried the demo, but from the responses my thread on it got - didn't think anyone else had. ;)
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 02-27-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Oblivion mods suggestions?

Whilst I haven't played it myself, the total conversion mod "Nehrim" won some modders awards recently and has been gradually gathering a bit of a following and causing many people to reinstall the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,978
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: What were you're favorite morning cartoons as a kid?

So many great cartoons in this thread...*nostalgic ooze*

Some of my favourites:

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
Transformers
Astroboy (the new stuff, including the film is bollocks)...
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,448
Posted By CerebroDragon
Happy Re: My Forgotten Realms collection (Pic)

Man, that's some very fine dedication, Ziroc. :thumbsup:

I've probably only got about a quarter of those, with a good proportion of them also consisting of Dragonlance, Greyhawk and Ravenloft.
...
Forum: Dragon Age™ Origins 02-23-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,020
Posted By CerebroDragon
Dragon Age II Demo

Greetings Ironworkers

The demo for Dragon Age II is now available from BioWare's website. Here's the link:

http://dragonage.bioware.com/da2/demo/

Just finished the demo as a mage. Didn't...
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2010, 04:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,037
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Do any Australians still post here?

Mitchell Johnson is on absolute rampage at the WACA! ;)
All is not lost just yet and so the ashes are alive...
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,393
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Similar type games to ID and BG

You may want to play the first two original fallout games as well if you haven't already. They share the isometric perspective but have a more pure turn based combat with an emphasis on cause and...
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,037
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Do any Australians still post here?

*Waves to the thread although aware of his unclassic status from back in 'the day'.*

I love Richie Benaud's reaction to the whole ridiculous nonsense surrounding Warnie's "comeback".

"What...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-16-2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,325
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Fallout New Vegas...

Wonderful game - really enjoying it. Kudos to the lads at Obsidian for making such dynamic quest content and restoring a more classic fallout tone to the writing.

I'm 25th level, 60 hours in and...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 12-16-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Risen

I really adored this game, having played it through twice. The soundtrack in particular is gorgeous and something I enjoy listening to relax to outside of playing. There's also some classic dungeon...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 09-20-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Fallout 1 & 2

G'day Hayashi

You might want to check out the forums over at NMA for ideas. (www.nma-fallout.com) They have a couple of resolution mods in their downloads section for you to test out. I think...
Forum: Dragon Age™ Origins 08-04-2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,349
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: help dealing with revenants

Notice I said when in doubt ;) (meaning, when all else fails...)

If the AI is prone to falling foul to a strategy, why not use it I say. The game doesn't really have as much tactical depth as the...
Forum: Dragon Age™ Origins 07-24-2010, 05:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,349
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: help dealing with revenants

Further to all of this...check out my method for taking down Ser Cauthrien and use it...(i.e when in doubt, kite!)
Forum: Dragon Age™ Origins 07-14-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,126
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Class that is the most fun to play?

I haven't tried a Rogue playthrough yet, but reading this thread makes me intend to at least try it out for some backstabbity goodness.

On mage-play - it's only formulaic if you come to rely on...
Forum: Dragon Age™ Origins 07-14-2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,260
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Dragon Age 2 (Rant included, PG)

Colour me unsuprised at this news.

I just finished Awakening for the first time in 14 hours and I must say that it was very lukewarm compared to even Origins, which was mediocre at best. Then you...
Forum: Dragon Age™ Origins 05-20-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,509
Posted By CerebroDragon
Re: Expected game length?

No worries, Sev. Good to see you around again, by the way (shall get to your pm soon!) As an addendum, Awakenings is down to 34 bucks now and you can also get a pack with both it and Origins for 64.
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