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    NeverWinter Nights 2: Hands-on Preview

    The first thing that you’ll notice in Neverwinter Nights 2 is the graphics, which aren’t just an overhaul of the old engine but a complete, ground-up re-write. This graphical rejuvenation has had a knock-on effect in other areas of the game, which I’ll cover later, but for now, let’s just say that Neverwinter Nights 2 is looking very good.

    Check out the Preview for more info.

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    Looks ace, probably a bit to hardcore for me to play but the rents might like it..

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    any word on the Linux port? NWN had reasonable Linux support, and whilst i know NWN2 was initially gonna drop it, iirc community backlash changed some minds

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    *Drools*

    And I'd just finished the main Oblivion quest as well!

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    Hex, I'll get back to you on that one.

    I've mailed Feargus, CEO of Obsidian and thoroughly nice bloke, on your behalf!
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    Im a big fan of the original, cant wait for this one.

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    Discussion on the Bioware boards indicated a linux standalone server might be doable, but a linux client not, due to the directX layer they now use.

    Any idea what kind of computer the pre-beta was running on?

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    enters room - looks at screenshots, looks at 7800GT in PC - pauses - sighs dramatically as realises another GFX upgrade is soon coming....

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    Wow, the graphics are amazing. It's not really my sort of game but the graphics are astounding. Did I mention the graphics looked really great. Kind of like the early computer animated movies, it's amazing how fast things progress. I still remember playing Microsoft Flight Simulator for mac in its early days. Black and white lines and standard fill patterns as a few frames per second (if you were lucky), and that was about 15 years ago.

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    As has been said, and I've got to agree, if the screenshots are any indication of the graphics quality to come, and the gameplay is a good as is rumoured, this looks like it could be one awesome game.

    *Starts saving up for second 7900GTX to turn up the eye candy*

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    Still no indication of release date?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nox
    Still no indication of release date?

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    It's been announced as september.

    System upgraders, don't worry. It shouldn't be any more taxing than Oblivion.

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    System upgraders, don't worry. It shouldn't be any more taxing than Oblivion.
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    quoi?

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