"Planescape: Torment is a wonderful game, and its Enhanced Edition is a splendid, unobtrusive, beautifying update."
-Geek & Sundry
"Planescape: Torment still stands tall as a landmark masterpiece that can continue to age gracefully, now on your phone or tablet"
"Planescape: Torment is a timeless classic, the Enhanced Edition just makes it better"
Uncover secrets of past lives in this story-rich, tactical roleplaying game set in Sigil, a dark fantasy city at the heart of the Dungeons & Dragons multiverse. Explore the planes, survive combat alongside a party of bizarre companions, and solve puzzles unlike any ever seen in the genre.
The original Planescape: Torment was released in 1999 to widespread critical acclaim. It won RPG of the Year from multiple outlets for its unconventional story, characters, and amazing soundtrack. Since then, millions of Planescape: Torment fans have enjoyed exploring the strange and dangerous city of Sigil and surrounding planes through the Nameless One's eyes.
Discover an incredibly rich story and a unique setting unlike anything else in fantasy. Defeat strange and alien creatures, engage in rich dialogue, and explore the dark and dangerous Planescape setting in this 50+ hour RPG classic.
This is Planescape: Torment like you’ve never seen before.
"What can change the nature of a man?"
"What can change the nature of a man?" You are the Nameless One, a hulking figure covered in scars and tattoos collected over the course of countless lives—none of which you can remember, but are now coming back to haunt you. You are prodded awake by Morte, a floating skull and keeper of secrets, to embark on an adventure taking the Nameless One from the dirty streets of Sigil into the mysterious Outer Planes and even into the depths of Hell itself.
In your search for answers, you'll find companions matching the bizarre nature of the planes: a chaste succubus who can kill with a kiss, a confused crossbow-wielding cube, a suit of armor animated by a spirit demanding JUSTICE, and more. With these companions and others at The Nameless One’s side, you will explore worlds in search of answers, all to discover that some destinies cannot be escaped and some memories cost more than an even an immortal can bear.
- Enhanced Planescape: Chris Avellone, Lead Designer on Planescape Torment, has partnered with Beamdog to curate gameplay updates, bug fixes, and enhancements to best capture his original vision for the game.
- The Planes Await: Planescape is a setting you've never experienced before, filled with strange magics, bizarre adversaries, and Dungeons & Dragons locations from across the multiverse.
- Conversations to Remember: Encounter personable items, philosophic undead, and rat hiveminds while walking the planes with the strangest collection of allies ever seen in an RPG.
- Pick Your Path: Character creation is just the beginning. The Nameless One can change his class, alignment, and even gain new abilities based on your choices.
- Remastered Music: The full Planescape: Torment soundtrack has been remastered in-game to add more depth to Sigil and the multiverse.
- 4K Interface: Sigil has never looked this good! The interface of Planescape: Torment has been rebuilt in high definition with tons of new convenience features.
- A Planescape For Today: The Enhanced Edition includes modern features such as tab highlighting, area zooming, combat log, quickloot, and more!
- Play It Your Way: Enable Enhanced Edition features as you desire or turn them off to experience Planescape: Torment in its original glory.
- Cast Comprehend Languages: Planescape: Torment: Enhanced Edition is available in English, French, Polish, German, and Korean. Note: Korean translations are text only. Voice-overs are played in English.
Cranium Rats spawn in fight with Many-as-One
Missing gate guard added back to the Foundry
Drusilla now realizes Ignus has been freed
Vrischika will now purchase the Portal Lens
Mantuok does not appear again after he is dead
Bonus Hit Points from CON continue to be granted after level 10
The Rearrange Party feature now works as it did in the original game
The "Linear scaling" box now controls linear scaling consistently whether using DirectX or OpenGL
"Eye" items with alignment restrictions no longer grant the player passive benefits when they shouldn’t
Exceptional strength 18/01 no longer shows as 18/1
Ravel's cutscene with TTO no longer stops before the end
Changing character class in an area now does not cause portal triggers to cancel out
The game does not end if TNO is killed in the Smoldering Corpse bar
Zoom Lock should no longer distort cinematic spells
The "Lost Item" feedback message now appears when TNO loses an item
Cutscenes return camera to the level of zoom they started in
Turning off "Critical Hit Screen Shake" in the baldur.lua file disables screen shake during critical hits
Right clicking joinable NPCs no longer produces selection sounds
Voice actor names have been corrected in the credits
Added default names to save games
The party can now get to the Pillar of Skulls when using single file formation
Dialogue about breaking out of prison does not happen if party isn't imprisoned
The GUI returns after Ravels death
Fixed Pestle Kiln’s missing textures
PST:EE supports loading M_*.lua files
Smooth Area Transitions should no longer reduces voice volume when arriving in a new area
Fixed the Lock View on Character tooltip so it does not overlap the button/arrow
Casting Chromatic Orb at night no longer leaves the screen green
Ice Knife's THAC0 penalty is now temporary
The level of zoom in the Shattered Crypt does not affect Lesser Vargouilles' spawning
Infernal Shield cannot be dispelled by quickload anymore
The Fog of War now reappears after Abyssal Fury is cast and the victim fails their saving throw
Stygian Ice Storm visuals have been fixed
Tricha in the Curst pit fight now runs
Silhouettes no longer appear during cutscene spells
Guardian Mantle does not last forever anymore
Morte's Litany of Curses now gets harder to resist as he learns new taunts
Using Guard should set the party to guard an area does not toggle the draw selection button anymore
[French] Dialog with Fhjull is now fully translated
[French, German] Aegis of Torment description has been fully translated
[French] 'défilement' now contains a hyphen
[French] Quell is now translated consistently
[German, French] Fixed dialog errors in Lower Ward quests
[German] Typo fixes
[Korean] Translations suggestions and typo fixes added
[Non-English] Saving using the default name now works
Ratings and Reviews
Loved this classic game
This retro RPG is more story than combat, but that story really stays with you. The characters are extemely memorable and their flaws and motivations make their interactions very touching.
I think of this game almost as an interative novel that makes you engage your own feelings of loss, regret and meaning. The ending is abrupt, but really hits hard when you think about it.
Can’t wait to see the native MacOS version!
This game was never released for the Mac OS9 or OS X back in the day, but even with the endless crashes due to playing it on a clunky Windows emulation for Mac, it was by far my favorite Overhaul game… and that’s saying something because I loved the BG series (space hamster indeed). For RPG players who like the quirky writinig of the BG games, or younger gamers who’ve never heard of this game: the dialogue is a lot like the original Dragon Age, the NPC lines and voice acting is like Borderlands 2 (crazy weird one liners); the scenarios are very Fallout-like, and etc.
It was a game that Mac and Console users missed, dispite being Game of the Year. Frankly, if Overhaul did With Torment what the producers of Evil Dead 1 did with Evil Dead 2, and basically just remade the same game today, taking advantage of fifteen years worth of upgrades… it would be better than 95% of the games released in the last year because the characters, PlaneScape canon, writing, and scenerios are so good.
The game itself is full of creative solutions to classic RPG leveling and interface blah. Having trouble figuring out how to solve this or that puzzle? Die. lol. Don’t know where exactly to go next? Die. and etc. Since 1999 when this game was made, a lot of things that were fresh and new in this game have been poached by other game designers, but remember, this is the OG of quirky RPG game bangers. So… if the reader had anything to do with making or developing games, play this.
For the average gamer today, who knows more about their Moble phone apps and console gaming where everything is so simple, a eight or ten year old can beat the game in a couple days, YOU WILL HATE THIS GAME. Younger gamers won’t understand the context of the humor, or the satire that oozes from this games pores. It’s nuanced, not explicit. Except when it’s explicit to play up a gag (like Borderlands 2).
For older, more mature and thoughtful gamers, this game represents a fairly obscure corner of the TSR (D&D) universe where the rule is there aren’t many rules. Torment is like a classic rock song by the Beatles or Rolling Stones, you’ll find that you somehow know the lyrics, and have a hard time getting it out of your head… but you just can’t place the exact title of the song itself. If Umberto Eco were still alive and played computer/video games, he might say it’s like the Name of the Rose….
Thank you for your review!
After putting hundreds of hours into BG:EE, I’m stoked to see this released. It has caused a problem though, do I move onto BG2:EE or this? Decisions, decisions. Solid buy either way, get it!
- Overhaul Games Inc.
- 1.5 GB
- OS X 10.8 or later, 64-bit processor
- Age Rating
- Rated 12+ for the following:
- Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
- Infrequent/Mild Simulated Gambling
- Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
- Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
- Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
- Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
- Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
- Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
- © 2017 Beamdog
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