Divinity: Original Sin 2 Game Ideas

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  1. More Dragon lore

    Build on the existing lore about dragons, the dragon knights' origins with a more mystical and epic story.

    68 votes
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    • Beta access to editor

      1) Editor needs testing too.
      2) Documentation would be tested.

      49 votes
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      • Rewards for not stealing and not being defeated

        There is a great fun in trying to beat the game without ever being defeated. It gives the player a sense of pride and also involves the player to be part of the universe more. To try to exploit every game mechanism to reach the (very difficult) goal of never being defeated until the end of the game. Witcher 2 tried to do this with insanity level, but they did it in the wrong way, because in Witcher 2 you could die even from stepping on a fire. So it was stupid even trying to do it. Instead Original Sin…

        62 votes
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        • Felicia Day to join D:OS 2 as a Voice Actor

          Felicia Day tweeted she was excited for Divinity Original Sin 2.

          A few of us got to thinking, why not ask Miss Day if she's willing to do some voice acting for D:OS 2?

          Since she has done voice work for big titles like Fallout: New Vegas and Dragon Age 2 before and she is loved by all.. Why not ask Miss Day to join D:OS 2 as a celebrity voice actor?

          35 votes
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          • You can loose your companions in the war

            How many games where you can feel the toll of the war? Not many if any. It would be kind of a new milestone to make a game, where you get to feel for a character (relationship between characters and story development) and then that character dies in battle possibly and you cannot do anything to bring them back. There are different ways to introduce this. You can loose a companion in crucial battles, you can be forced to choose who to help live and who to let die (mass effect style), or based on your previous choices and preparations…

            48 votes
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            • Mods allowed so people have the choice between realistic armors and classic fantasy with bikini armors.

              It's not very cool for a game company to ditch old fanbase to satisfy a new, so leaving mods possible for those who want to use sexy armors is a great idea, while the people who prefer conservative armors can use them too.

              2 votes
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              • Same sex romance? (Love/Hate stretch goal)

                I have a slight concern about the love/hate stretch goal which has just been reached. When adding romance, most games restrict themselves to straight only. Personally, I would like to see more possibility for same-sex romance (both for M and F, don't just add lesbians because fanboy service). So, my question is: Would you consider adding the option for same-sex romance?

                35 votes
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                • Weapons should have more characteristics for deeper strategy choices.

                  Depends on which weapon you choose your skill & normal attack effect will be different.

                  1. different default weapon characteristics for each weapon type. examples
                  - two handed weapon has knock down chance by default
                  - one handed weapon has 'attack twice' chance by default
                  - shield has crushing damage & knock back(push) chance by default
                  - crossbow can penetrate enemies in a line. limited penetration & redeced damage by each penetration. Spcaial arrow affect first target only(Or second target just warm effect instead of burning?) If blocked in the middle, no penetration any more..
                  - bow shoots high-angle fire…

                  6 votes
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                  • Character import/export

                    Being able to restart the campaign or a different game mode with your character and see it grow further is one of the things that made me enjoy classics like "Neverwinter Nights" and "Disciples II" even more.

                    It would be nice to see DOS2 added to the list

                    5 votes
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                    • A living world - Battles amonag groups of monsters and npc guilds for their economic profit and territory.

                      They move with strategy for their own good. Player will be involved with those dynamic events as part of the groups or a competitor.
                      (ex. quest from local govenor to secure trade route - or escort trade cart- from a monster tribe's invasion. Or quest from thief guild to kill the governor to weaken local public order)

                      This will make player feel the game more alive, and real interacting with game world.

                      6 votes
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                      • Char. Portrait captured from created character

                        You can create a good-sized variation on looks using D:OS's character creator, and there are absolutely nowhere close to the amount of portraits to match those looks. Adding in every possible variation of portrait would be an enormous task, and that was for D:OS 1, which only had human PC's.

                        So rather than instead of making a piddly number of new portraits, how about something to solve the problem at its source?

                        I'd like an automated system that can capture the face of a character which you've made in the character creator and make a portrait from that. Ta-da, you…

                        216 votes
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                        • Cutscenes and other cinematic mechanisms

                          Open world RPGs sometimes suffer from lack of cinematic "uau" moments (even Skyrim). An example, in Ego Draconis the moment when the hero has visions of being a dragon, the cutscenes and the flight in Damian's realm - that is breathtaking artistically, the dragon statue, the lava veins etc. No ingame system can do that - cutscenes are needed to describe a large scale scene. It can be used, to describe the villain, the war, the toll of the war, romances, crucial story moments (not everything can happen before the eyes of the characters).

                          66 votes
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                          • magnetized stauts A new status.

                            magnetized stauts

                            A new status.

                            A skill may magnetize two objects(always N and S).
                            When there are multiple magnetized objects, two objects may pull or push each other if they are close enough.
                            Every crashing objects get crushing damage while objects pushed or pulled each other (if one is weapon, the other will get weapon damage)

                            Same polar objects cannot approach each other when they are in effect range.

                            Magnetized status may piled up to strengthen the effect power and range.

                            Magnetized status will be removed if times over, two different magnetized status object touched each other or opposite magnetic…

                            4 votes
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                            • Whips as a weapon choice! Leather/Metal/Magical.

                              Whips as a weapon choice! They were implemented really well in Shadowrun: Hong Kong and I want more whip related evisceration in my gaming life. In Shadowrun the whips were cybernetic and they came out of your arm which obviously doesn't exactly translate over to Original Sin.

                              Leather whips would work though, metal whips could maybe work and magical whips made out of fire or lightning would definitely work in this setting! If weapon choice is ever a factor in dialogue, you could also do some fun things with a character using a whip. Not all of those things would…

                              155 votes
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                              • Remove Back-stabber Talent: All daggers can inherently backstab.

                                In D:OS 1, Daggers are only worthwhile weapons while backstabbing. Their damage output from any other angle is essentially a waste of AP.

                                Because of that, it feels a bit unfair to force dagger-users to spend one of their precious Talent points on a required skill. Fighters don't need to spend a Talent on "how to hit people in the face", Rangers don't need to spend a Talent on "can hit a target at 6 meters with a bow", Mages don't need to spend a Talent on "How to cast a basic spell".

                                So for that reason, I suggest that…

                                59 votes
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                                • Crafting guilds

                                  It could be fun, and rewarding to have some crafting guilds in the game. You'll be a nobody at first to them, but when you'll start crafting and selling your items, they'll start to see you as a potential recruit. When they approach you, you have the choice to join them (each guild with its specific lore, vision and pros/cons) or not.

                                  Not joining a guild will make you a rival, so expect some not very friendly encounters in the future if you continue to craft and sell things (or craft specific things for quests).

                                  Joining a guild would allow…

                                  38 votes
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                                  • Game-mechanic effects of karma rating

                                    The point here is to make karma (or whatever the term will be) something that actually matters even to those who could not care less about the social and role-playing aspects of the game. Having low karma actually effect you in battle makes you think twice about stealing those source points.

                                    Here's the idea I've come up with:

                                    Karma affects beneficial magic and divine effects in the game (bless, magic healing, et.c.) Low karma makes the effects weaker, and high karma makes them stronger. This could easily be explained in lore. (Beneficial magic is generally the realm of righteous and…

                                    9 votes
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                                    • Non-combat Source skills and non-combat use of Source points

                                      From the demos, I see most, if not all, Source skills are mega-powerful combat skills.

                                      I wish there will be non-combat Source skills or non-combat use of Source points. For example, super stealthy pickpocketing, super powerful persuasion or even mindreading (like DKS but limited use by Source points, I guess?).

                                      I heard that players can craft powerful items using Source points. If you are already planning non-combat use of Source points, I want to see more of that.

                                      46 votes
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                                      • Cover itself during a fight

                                        I was just thinking about what could improve the tactics in combat mode and this idea came up :

                                        What about using the environment to cover when you don't have enough action points to launch a magic spell or waiting the cool down to pass.

                                        You could for exemple, set an ice wall to protect yourself and hide behind it (XCOM style). Then it gives you bonuses in defense if the enemy attacks you from the front with magic spells or arrows.

                                        Another way of using this ability is keeping NPCS safe during a fight while you are on a…

                                        17 votes
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                                        • If companion hate you can atack you or leave team

                                          form @Update 11 we lern it no happen in single player when in multi can.. but why? It will be more challanging to care about relation with your team to keep them together. Ok somone can be angry about leveling and loot-equped companion leave team and lost, so at least add this on harder dificulty level. If your team can hold 3 companions make around 8 possible, and then when somone leave you can recruit next one with character similar too you(create villan team for example) or try hard to hold togheder very diverse team :)
                                          Or more if one…

                                          31 votes
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