When comparing Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition vs Dragon Age: Origins, the Slant community recommends Dragon Age: Origins for most people. In the question“What are the best PC RPGs?” Dragon Age: Origins is ranked 4th while Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition is ranked 27th.
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Pro Easy to google for help
Due to the game popularity many guides and help tutorials are easily found through google search, which is great as there is much one needs to learn about the game that is not available as a tutorial.
Pro Remastered RPG classic with extra content
The whole game has been remastered to play and look well on modern devices. With additions to the game like skipping dialogue or being able to finally zoom this is the definitive version.
Pro Tactical depth and strategy potential is astonishing.
Pro Game characters are fully rounded
NPC's have believable characters with fleshed out background stories. Many are able to be used as companions of which will have tons of text interactions that are well written and believable.
Pro Player decisions actually matter
The choices you make affect the gameplay and plot as well as the interactions one will have with their NPCs. Decisions that are made can change how in game characters react with you which makes for an individualistic experience that changes on each playthrough when different choices are made.
Pro Easily controllable tactical gameplay
Good tactical UI interface which is easily controlled through pausing the gameplay. Once the gameplay is paused a radial menu and be used in order to make decisions on how to attack or maneuver.
Con Combat system is still convoluted
Certain weapons need certain stats to damage certain enemies, which is most left unexplained in game, which makes the game difficult to play at times.
Con Too easy to fix wronged companion relationships
While this is done most likely to avoid breaking the game it is way too easy to fix relationships with companions who the player has made angry by purchasing and giving them gifts. basically the player can treat them however they want to then give a gift to ficxany problems.