Is BG2 sooooooo good no work gets done?

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Is BG2 sooooooo good no work gets done?

Postby Gruntboy » Thu Dec 28, 2000 11:03 am

Now I'm not the most work-conscious fellow. Hell, I'm surprised they actually gave me a degree, never mind a job.

But this game has me thinking about cool strategies and groovy magical items all the time. So much so that I am sitting hiding in my office and writing on this board.

How do you rate BG2 in a 'its-stopping-me-from-working/studying' kind of way?

I'm not really getting this years figures sorted out, I'm actually breaching a mages defences or pouring fire on some smelly troll.

Heh.

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Postby oki101 » Thu Dec 28, 2000 11:30 am

Hell yeah. Image

This game kicks ass. I didn`t even have time to study for my exams because of it. Image Image

I would just have to disperse anybody coming in my way of playing Image
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Postby Gruntboy » Thu Dec 28, 2000 11:31 am

Gotta go.

Must do some work (*snicker*)!

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Postby Ubik » Thu Dec 28, 2000 11:34 am

Boy, you are a MAJOR SPAMMER!!!!!

You started off a topic with THAT?

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OK, here is my contribution: 8 out of 10 (Civ 2 was more easy to play at work, cause you could actually hide it from eyes who should not see you playing)
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Postby Raimana » Thu Dec 28, 2000 11:53 am

Hmm i'd say it does it quite well hehe. 4/5 stars heh. I just love the dialoges and funny situations you can get in the game. ta

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Postby Grimm Battlebones » Thu Dec 28, 2000 8:42 pm

Luckily, I don't start my new job for awhile, which gives me time to play this. I spend hours a day on this, and it's almost getting sad!
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Postby Gruntboy » Fri Dec 29, 2000 4:43 am

I like it soooo much but I can't actually play it a work so I do the next best thing and read/talk about it on the interweb. You are truly a BG2 devotee if you cannot prise yourself away from if for a few minutes.

Plus I like to spout crap from all my major orrifices. What are YOU doing reading it? Eh? EH?

Just joshin'.

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Postby Rail » Fri Dec 29, 2000 5:02 am

I agree with Gruntboy, if I could play it at work..., well I won't incriminate myself.

But, since I can't, at least I can talk about it in my free time. It's the next best thing to playing it.
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Postby Gruntboy » Fri Dec 29, 2000 5:12 am

Rail - Sorry man, I just had a go at you in the "sole paladin" post!

Heh, no hard feelings?

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Postby Gruntboy » Fri Dec 29, 2000 5:25 am

Ubik, if I must I can spam with the best of them.

Anyway, I'm not spamming (this time), I was creating dialogue on the superior quality of this game and stimulating the debate as to its impact on worker hours lost to the global economy.

Raimana, you must have plenty of opportunities to play being a night manager. You at work yet down there?

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Postby Rail » Fri Dec 29, 2000 6:13 am

No problem, I think I did misunderstand you. I'm pretty hard to offend.
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