If you like RPGs you must play Pillars of Eternity. If you like RPGs but only have five minutes, you must play its character creation.

Obsidian's Kickstarted spiritual successor to Baldur's Gate boasts a great deal of complexity and depth, with a strong emphasis on player choice. At least that's what I've gleaned from the first 300 seconds of the game.

Behold the pulsating adventure of its Steam page description:

Prepare to be enchanted by a world where the choices you make and the paths you choose shape your destiny. Obsidian Entertainment, the developer of Fallout: New Vegas and South Park: The Stick of Truth, together with Paradox Interactive is proud to present Pillars of Eternity.

Recapture the deep sense of exploration, the joy of a pulsating adventure, and the thrill of leading your own band of companions across a new fantasy realm and into the depths of monster-infested dungeons in search of lost treasures and ancient mysteries.

So gather your party, venture forth, and embrace adventure as you delve into a realm of wonder, nostalgia, and the excitement of classic RPGs with Obsidian's Pillars of Eternity!

But before you do that, create a character. To be honest, I sped through what we did get to see—I easily could have gone 15 minutes in character creation alone.

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