Divinity: Original Sin: 10 Interesting Facts About This Awesome Game

The two heroes: a condemned warrior and a mystic brought back to life.

Kickstarted into Action

Divinity: Original Sin was largely funded through kickstarter.  Now, it is a highly acclaimed RPG.  By the end of 2014, it was Larian Studios’ fastest-selling game.

So what is all the fuss regarding Divinity: Original Sin about? Well, it’s a single player or co-op multiplayer RPG with turn based combat.  It also features a co-op dialogue system and the ability to interact with just about everything. 

You, as the player, can make choices that lead to consequences minutes or hours later.  There are endless hours of gameplay in this open-world RPG.  Plus, the game comes with an editor that allows you to create your own adventures and publish them online. 

Gameplay trailer for Divinity: Original Sin. 

I describe it as a beautiful blend of Dungeons and Dragons and Dragon Age.  It’s a beautifully crafted RPG with tons of fan support.

And that’s just the beginning.  Stick around as I dig deeper. 

1. You are a Source Hunter

And you’re pretty bamf once you’ve levelled up.

You and your partner (both controlled by you in single-player) are members of an organization trying to get rid of the dangerous “Source” magic and all of its followers: the “Sourcerers.”  The game starts when you’re told to go to Cyseal and check out if there’s a Sourcerer in town.  The Sourcerer may have killed the town councilor, but that’s in the air when you start. 

Reviews and gameplay. 

When you get there, you’re met with an unbelievable amount of undead and the knowledge that a Sourcerer is, indeed, behind all of it.  Great way to start a game, right? Your actions in Cyseal will set up events for the rest of the game. 

Interested yet?


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Currently Playing: Dragon Age: Origins, Ori and the Blind Forest
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