Follow Slashdot stories on Twitter

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Note: You can take 10% off all Slashdot Deals with coupon code "slashdot10off." ×

Submission + - Infinity Engine games finally have a worthy succesor.->

abuelos84 writes: With the release of the awaited, kickstarter-backed Pillars of Eternity, Obsidian (the heir of RPG legends such as Black Isle and Troika) have brought that special "Baldur's Gate" feeling to modern gaming. The game was extremely well received both by the press and the gaming community, achieving a 92 metacritic rating.
Link to Original Source

Comment Yes, but not really. well.. yeah, what the hell... (Score 1) 333

The geek/nerd/awe-seeker inside me loves the idea, but I don't know if we are (from a socio-economic pov) ready for mass-scale implementation of this kind of tech. (with this I mean technologies that automate some form of work)
Don't get me wrong, I really want us to be there, but we aren't.

Our current socioec. model doesn't cope well with abrupt changes in employment, we live in a survival race, a mostly well-mannered jungle law. There are lots of measures we could take to alleviate this but I don't see our beloved representatives caring much unless shtf, and we already know "s" never really "htf".

As per usual, science and technology don't give a flying fuck about all this nonsense and changes will come.

Oh well, you never know.

The possession of a book becomes a substitute for reading it. -- Anthony Burgess

Working...