Originally Posted by fallenj
Originally Posted by pinklily
Genuinely curious since I see a lot of people complain about it. I don't hate the concept but I never see myself playing the origins and I kind of wish they would redirect resources to making the PC more interesting.


Presuming it's a popular feature since it made a return. I know my bro played multiple play through's solo/co-op in DOS2 as origin characters.

Playing as one of those characters reduces the amount of replays if you want to see companion stories.

I'm not a fan but removing playable options from a game seems dumb...

FWIW I played through DOS2 as an origin character precisely because of
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Playing as one of those characters reduces the amount of replays if you want to see companion stories.

and all things considered I did find it to be an interesting experience since you're given information, chat options and NPC interactions that you don't see if you bring the same character along as a regular companion.
That being said I'll definitely play as a custom character for my first full playthrough of BG3.