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07-05-2003, 12:15 PM
a newbie i am
so after reading the IGN preview last night...they say that combat is 100% dice-roll-stats driven
i thought there was real-time combat
which is it??
and if it is stats based/dice roll only how will that work??
07-05-2003, 12:51 PM
To the best of my knowledge the game has a similar approach to combat as baulders gate or NWN. It IS real time combat meaning you to attack the enemy, however performing a move is selected in a paused menu screen so that the battles play out very fluidic and naturally. Each move you do has certain amounts of damage and other properties(thaco) so e.g. jedi attacks dmg=42-2
and defenders armor=3 the jedi will do damage. This is what i think it will be like in the game. I hope this has explained it a little...:)
07-05-2003, 05:17 PM
You might want to try the Neverwinter Nights demo (nwn.bioware.com/downloads/demo.html) which gives you a taste of what the combat will be like.
07-05-2003, 06:22 PM
The game has a turn-based, dice rolling engine that makes the combat run. The combat actually plays out in real-time, but has turn-based mechanics.
Hopefully you can understand that jumble. :D
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