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For fans of point & click adventure games, Ken Follett's The Pillars of the Earth [GOGSteam] is an absolute must-play! The game has been updated with Book 2 'Sowing the Wind' now available.

To be clear, it really is out now, it actually released on December 13th and it's a free update for existing owners of the game. I feel I need to make such details absolutely clear, when other sites claim it will release next year. Someone hasn't been doing their homework…

Check out the release trailer for Book 2:

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I highly recommend it too and you can see some previous thoughts from the first book in my previous article.

I actually had early access to the second book and it pulls no punches, it's just as good as the first book. I won't get into much depth about it, since it's a game you really need to experience for yourself and I feel that saying anything would end up spoiling something somewhere. I will say that the pacing is quite different to the first book, it's faster for sure, but it continues the great experience they started in Book 1.

You can find the first two books together right now on GOG and Steam. Book 3 - Eye of the Storm will be available in May next year—can't wait!

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5 comments

qptain Nemo 20 Dec, 2017
If you're on an Arch-based distro and have no sound, compile openal soft yourself and replace it in the lib64 subdirectory of the game.

Also yeah, the second chapter is awesome.


Last edited by qptain Nemo on 20 December 2017 at 8:05 pm UTC
Joeyboots80 20 Dec, 2017
I love Adventure games, and this is one of the few series I have yet to play. Definitely will be checking this out in the near future.
razing32 20 Dec, 2017
I like they are releasing all these books as one game rather than breaking it up and charging people extra.
Will probably pick it up when all the books are out to play it from one end to the other.
(Just hope I remember Nemo's comment till then)
Phlebiac 21 Dec, 2017
Quoting: Joeyboots80I love Adventure games

Daedalic has been providing a fairly steady stream of great adventure games, gotta love it.
g000h 21 Dec, 2017
Recently added this game to my collection. I did so following the news on the 2nd chapter. Looking forward to chapter 3. :)
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