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Cryptic Studios’ upcoming Dungeons and Dragons title, Neverwinter promises a meaty campaign with more story-based gameplay than classic MMO elements. The game is set place in 100 years into the future of the Neverwinter universe, in the aftermath of a catastrophic volcanic eruption. Due to this disaster and the death of the Lord of Neverwinter, the world is in turmoil as different factions struggle for power.
Cryptic's Dungeons & Dragons MMORPG looks better every time we see it, and blends D&D tropes into the MMO formula in some interesting ways...
Promising a huge, story-intensive quest, endless battles and tools to customize it however you like, Neverwinter Nights 2 looks to have everything an RPG fan could want. We don't know yet how it plays, but we recently got another, deeper look at the game's pieces. And don't let the oddly boring, publisher-issue Images and Movies fool you - Neverwinter Nights 2 looks incredible.
We've already covered some of the basics of this Dungeons & Dragons -themed RPG. Now, we've explored the
The perfect role-playing game? For legions of fans, thats an easy one: the original Neverwinter Nights. The best Dungeons & Dragons-based game yet, Neverwinters dense single-player campaign marked an achievement in gripping, dramatic story development. And when you were finished with the basic story, you could create your own adventure with the robust custom-campaign generator. This became the hallmark of the franchise, and led to an avalanche of freely downloadable, fan-created content.
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Promising a huge, story-intensive quest, endless battles and tools to customize it however you like, Neverwinter Nights 2 looks to have everything an RPG fan could want. We don't know yet how it plays, but we recently got another, deeper look at the game's pieces. And don't let the oddly boring, publisher-issued images fool you - Neverwinter Nights 2 looks incredible.
The character creation system will initially offer 12 classes (fighter, cleric, ranger, etc.), plus 17
Put away your dungeon master's guide and 12-sided die for a moment. Since Atari's recent deal with Hasbro for the rights to the Dungeons & Dragons rule set, Neverwinter Nights 2: Mask of the Betrayer marks the beginning of another decade of truly old school and stat driven role-playing games when it hits shelves this holiday season.
Mask of the Betrayer is not a stand-alone expansion pack, and will require the original Neverwinter Nights 2. But with three new races, two new base classes, five