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Formerly known under working title "Project Eternity."

Added on: September 14, 2012

Kickstarter funded and otherwise doomed to never have existed, Pillars of Eternity is a love letter to fans of classic over-the-head RPGs like Baldur's Gate, Icewind Dale and Neverwinter Nights. Not so coincidentally, Pillars of Eternity is being developed by Neverwinter Nights 2 developers Obsidian Entertainment. Unfortunately it has taken forever to finish, as Obsidian has been busy with South Park: The Stick of Truth and several ongoing side-projects. Pillars of Eternity, however, is 100% Obsidian's baby and you know they won't let it go out into the wild unprepared.

Gameplay in Pillars of Eternity will focus on party-based, real-time (with pause) tactical combat. The player will control a party of characters each with their own unique spells, abilities and statistics. Positioning these characters and using their spells in a strong order will be the difference between life and death.

Pillars of Eternity is planned for release on PC on March 26, 2015. If you thought Divinity: Original Sin was a great retro top-down RPG, then you ain't seen nothin' yet.


Pillars of Eternity patch 2.0 available for all, lands with The White March's Part 1

Why can't everyone be as cool as you guys, Obsidian?

Jun 25 at 1:02am, by Rory Young | 0 comments
Pillars of Eternity launch trailer celebrate's Obsidian's Kickstarted RPG coming to PC, Mac, Linux

Become a pillar of eternity, or hold up the pillars -- is this a metaphor or what?

Mar 26 at 7:52pm, by Rory Young | 6 comments
Obsidian's Pillars of Eternity will launch March 26, a Baldur's Gate inspired RPG for the ages

Following up last year's South Park: The Stick of Truth

Jan 15, 2015, by Rory Young | 1 comment
Obsidian's Pillars of Eternity delayed into 2015, iterating based on playtest feedback

Another few months for my anticipation to build

Oct 02, 2014, by Rory Young | 0 comments
Obsidian Kickstarter RPG 'Project Eternity' flies past $1.1m goal

Stretch goals laid out

Sep 17, 2012, by Sean Ridgeley | 2 comments

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