I really dislike the game and regret paying for beta. The whole experience takes so long, its like they thought "how do we waste as much of the player's time as possible?"
I am pretty curious as to what you disliked about it, because I consider it better than Kingmaker in almost every way. I struggle to think of anything that would be considered 'wasting your time' in comparison.
Quick rundowns on a few companions for those who don't mind mild gameplay spoilers, in the order of when they can potentially join your party. May add more over time. This is all assuming everyone remains single-classed.Seelah:Cameilla:Lann and Wenduag:
(Both paired together because you can only keep one of them. You can have both in the party at various points of the game, but an early game decision will force you to commit to one.)Ember: