Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition
"“Wer mit Ungeheuern kämpft, mag zusehn, dass er nicht dabei zum Ungeheuer wird. Und wenn du lange in einen Abgrund blickst, blickt der Abgrund auch in dich hinein...” Entführt. Eingesperrt. Gefoltert. Der Magier Irenicus hält Euch in seiner Festung gefangen und versucht, Euch die Kräfte, die Euer Geburtsrecht sind, zu rauben.
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Veröffentlichung: 15. Nov. 2013

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16. Dezember 2014

Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition 1.3 Release

After many months of development, we are proud to bring you the 1.3 release for Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition. This update brings official support for Mac and Linux, as well as more than five-hundred bug fixes and dozens of gameplay enhancements. You can read our full 37-page release notes document on the official website, or download it directly here:



We hope you enjoy the changes we've made. Happy holidays!

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11. Dezember 2014

1.3 BETA and Release Notes

We have been hard at work over the last several months finishing a major update to Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition. The patch is being finalized now, and we'd like for you to see what's been done.

This update will add Mac and Linux support, as well as hundreds of fixes and dozens of gameplay improvements. We've created a beautiful 37-page Release Notes document detailing the improvements that have been made. You can download the release notes here: Download now

To activate the beta branch for the game, follow these steps:

1. In the Steam client, open the Library tab
2. Right-click on "Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition"
3. Select "Properties"
4. Select the "Beta" tab
5. Enter "IWantToTestBGII" in the field provided, then click Check Code
6. Select "updatetesting" from the drop-down
7. Close the Properties window, wait for the game to download the update, and enjoy the beta!

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Über dieses Spiel

“Wer mit Ungeheuern kämpft, mag zusehn, dass er nicht dabei zum Ungeheuer wird. Und wenn du lange in einen Abgrund blickst, blickt der Abgrund auch in dich hinein...”

Entführt. Eingesperrt. Gefoltert. Der Magier Irenicus hält Euch in seiner Festung gefangen und versucht, Euch die Kräfte, die Euer Geburtsrecht sind, zu rauben.

Könnt Ihr dem Bösen in Euch widerstehen, eine Legende heroischen Ausmaßes schaffen und endgültig die dunkle Essenz, die Eure Träume heimsucht, zerstören? Oder werdet Ihr Eure monströse Natur akzeptieren, eine Schneise der Verwüstung durch die Reiche ziehen und als neuer Fürst des Mordes zur Gottheit aufsteigen?

Features


  • Thron des Bhaal: Reist in dem spannenden Finale der Bhaalbrut-Saga nach Tethyr und erkundet die mit Schätzen gefüllten Hallen der Wachenden Festung!
  • Faust des Gefallenen: Helft dem Sonnenseelenmönch Rasaad dabei, auf seiner Suche nach Vergeltung Frieden zu finden und bestimmt das Schicksal einer ketzerischen Sekte.
  • Der Blutzoll: Begleitet den Finsteren Streiter Dorn bei seinen Versuchen, die immer blutigeren Forderungen seines dunklen Herrn zu erfüllen, indem er eine Schneise der Zerstörung durch die Reiche schlägt.
  • Eine Stimme im Dunkeln: Rekrutiert die mysteriöse Diebin Hexxat und helft ihr bei ihrer Mission, lange verschollene Artefakte aus Gräbern zu bergen, die über ganz Faerûn verstreut sind.
  • Wilde Jagd: Schützt die Unschuldigen und kämpft mit der Hasardeurin Neera gegen eine skrupellose Schule der Roten Magier.
  • Die Schwarzen Gruben II - Gladiatoren von Tay: Erforscht die taktischen Tiefe des Dungeons & Dragons-Kampfes auf den höchsten Stufen. Wiegelt Eure Wärter gegeneinander auf, während Ihr Fallen entgeht und mit Halb-Leichnamen, Gedankenschindern und den legendären Githyanki um Euer Leben kämpft.
  • Einfacher Mehrspieler-Modus: Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition macht es Euch leicht, Mehrspielersitzungen zu finden, zu hosten und ihnen beizutreten, selbst wenn Ihr euch hinter einer Firewall befindet.
  • Widescreen und mehr: Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition hat vollständigen Widescreensupport, aus den Oroginal-Renderbildern überarbeitete Gebietsgrafiken und viele weitere Interface- und Gameplayverbesserungen.

Systemvoraussetzungen

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8
    • Processor: 1 GHZ
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 compatible
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Windows Compatible
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo or equivalent
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo or equivalent
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Requires Steam Run-Time
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15 von 16 Personen (94%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
401.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 21. Oktober 2014
Baldur's Gate 2 gehört zu den Klassikern, die jeder RPG-Fan gespielt haben sollte. Klar, nach heutigen Maßstäben ist es vielleicht ein wenig sperrig und grafisch altbacken, aber immer noch enorm anspruchsvoll und faszinierend. Und das trifft natürlich auch auf die Enhanced Edition zu – das liegt allerdings nicht an den neuen Inhalten. Ja, die sind diesmal besser gelungen als in der erweiterten Fassung des ersten Teils, die vier neuen Begleiter sind gut geschrieben und die schwarzen Gruben erweist sich als fordernde Zugabe. Ich hatte meinen Spaß damit. Aber es ist ja nicht so, als hätte es dem Originalspiel an spaßigen Inhalten gemangelt, ganz im Gegenteil: Gemessen an der riesigen, prall gefüllten Spielwelt ist die Handvoll neuer Aufgaben ein Tropfen auf den heißen Stein. Wer sich zum ersten Mal an Baldur's Gate 2 wagt, ist mit der Enhanced Edition des zweiten Teils durchaus gut beraten, weil sie das Grundspiel ohne zusätzlichen Aufwand oder separate Mod-Installation an moderne Auflösungen anpasst. Veteranen allerdings bekommen die meisten Verbesserungen und eine Fülle weiterer Zusatzinhalte auch kostenlos aus der Community.

Die Fortsetzung eines Meisterwerks!
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6 von 7 Personen (86%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
18.8 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 27. Februar
Erst mal das wichtigste vorneweg: Nun auch endlich mit deutschen Texten spielbar!!!

Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition ist eine Neu-Auflage des im Jahre 2000 veröffentlichtem Rollenspiels von Bioware. Diesem Rollenspiel und der Diablo Franchise ist es heute zu verdanken, dass wir überhaupt noch Rollenspiele spielen können, da damals das Genre Rollenspiel am Aussterben war. Doch die Geschichte um den Protagonisten von Baldur's Gate führte zu einer Wiederbelebung des Genres.

Die Enhanced Edition beinhaltet zusätzlich die überarbeitete Version des Addons "Thron des Bhaal" um die epische Geschichte auch abschließen zu können und bringt noch einige neue Inhaltserweiterungen mit sich, wie zum Beispiel neue NPC Begleiter mit eigener spannender Hintergrundgeschichte oder die von der Ursprungsgeschichte unabhängige Erweiterung "The Black Pits".

Positiv
- (Subjektiv) Im Punkt Story eines der besten Rollenspiele aller Zeiten
- Taktisch anspruchsvolles Rollenspiel nach Dungeon & Dragons Regelwerk
- Viel Spielzeit zum relativ kleinen Preis durch sehr viele Möglichkeiten
- Starker Soundtrack
- Unterschiedliche Charakter mit unterschiedlichen Verhaltensmustern und eigener Einstellung (Konflikte zwischen Gut und Böse vorprogrammiert)
- Klassiker, für moderne Systeme aufgebessert
- Extreme Spiel-/Storytiefe
- Multiplayer garantiert lange Abende

Negativ
- Nicht für Casual Gamer geeignet
- Viel Text zu lesen
- Grafik sieht man Ihr Alter an

Meine persönliche Erfahrung bisher mit der Enhanced Edition von Baldur's Gate 2 ist, einfach spitzenklasse. Ich habe vor über 10 Jahren das Original selbst, damals mit noch mehreren CD-ROMs, die man regelmäßig wechseln durfte, gespielt und es kommen einfach tolle Erinnerungen hoch. Eigentlich wollte ich beim ersten Anspielen nur kurz einmal rein schauen, aber dann war die halbe Nacht bereits vorbei. Dieses Spiel sollte jeder echte Spieler, der Rollenspiele mag, einmal gespielt haben.

Persönlich spiele ich eine Gruppe mit der Gesinnung böse und dank der Enhanced Edition ist dies auch viel besser möglich, da im Original BG2 eine gute Gruppe deutlich einfacher zu spielen war. Mit den NPC Ergänzungen durch die Enhanced Edition wurden allerdings einige sehr unterhaltsame böse Charaktere mit interessanter Hintergrundgeschichte hinzugefügt.

Technisch kann ich auch nicht klagen. Bisher sind keine Spielabstürze oder Bugs zu vermelden und da ich meine Erlebnisse auch aufnehme, wird das Spiel ohne Probleme extra gefordert.
Einen Hinweis muss ich der Fairness halber jedoch aussprechen. Das Original BG 2 kann man auch mit frei verfügbaren Mods annähernd auf den technischen Stand der Enhanced Edition anheben und mit sehr vielen Story Mods noch ergänzen, wodurch die EE auch überflüssig werden kann.

Falls Ihr auch einen visuellen Eindruck vom Spiel haben wollt, könnt Ihr gerne im Let's Play des Spieles einmal rein schauen.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMdX4rwkYiU
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5 von 6 Personen (83%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
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Verfasst: 3. Januar
Da ist es wieder... Das gute Spielgefühl. Auch wenn die Übersetzung ins Deutsche anscheinend etwas in die Grütze gegangen ist, genieße ich dieses Spiel. Ich hatte etwas Sorge, dass bei der Neuauflage das Feeling verloren geht, aber es ist wie früher. Jeder der gerne RPGs spielt sollte die beiden Baldurs Gate Spiele in seiner Sammlung haben.
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71 von 76 Personen (93%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
1 Person fand dieses Review lustig
146.6 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 13. November 2014
With Fallout 2 and Planescape;Torment, Baldur's Gate II is one of the great gems of roleplaying, a timeless classic. Even after 14 years it is still a great game, atmosphere, depth, story wise, a masterpiece, a once in a lifetime game.
The story is gripping and epic enough to keep one thinking about it long after finishing the game.

There are countless quests and many different classes, epic battles and incredible humour (don't kill The Eye of the Beholder before you enter the under dark, makes for one of the funniest re-encounters in game in Throne of Baal), and last but not least gripping dialogues!

For anyone who likes RPGs, well worth a visit!

P.S.
And the MUSIC! The Intro Music still gets me going after all these years!
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45 von 50 Personen (90%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
1 Person fand dieses Review lustig
72.0 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 28. Oktober 2014
Well, the game was already a masterpiece when it was out, only to be seconded by Planespace: Torment for some (not me). Therefore, the base quality is still there. The original game had beautiful 2d artwork used as locations and they held their eye candy to this day.

What needed work was the paper dolls, spell effects, the UI, screen resolution (original one only supported 800 x 600 and 640 x 480) and one of the nightmares: 64 bit compatibility.

The initial release had bugs but at the moment, this game is quite solid. The story itself is probably one of the best modules ever written for Forgotten Realms. The characters (original ones) are all quite fun in their way and the newly added ones somewhat blend in. Although, they are neither as interesting as the original cast (like Minsc, Edwin or Jensen) nor their voice acting matches the quality of the original NPCs. Still, they don't disturb you much.

I have probably played and completed Baldur's Gate 1, Tales from the Sword Coast, Baldur's Gate 2 and Throne of Bhaal over 20 times, modding them to the bone. Nowadays, I am replaying the EE and I am quite happy that it helped me return to an already favorite, not causing issues with my high end rig. I am already halfway through the game, saving Imoen, and wife laughs at me whenever she sees me mimic the NPCs and their war cries.

Now that Pillars of Eternity and Torment: Tides of Numenera are coming, it would be nice to re-visit this masterpiece.
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37 von 43 Personen (86%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
2 Personen fanden dieses Review lustig
101.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 23. Oktober 2014
My personal favourite game of all time. Love all the choices you can make in the game and all the diversity in the world. As well as the epic boss battles and legendary items you can smith.
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35 von 41 Personen (85%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
1 Person fand dieses Review lustig
236.8 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 1. Oktober 2014
It's Baldurs Gate alright. If you're looking for a singleplayer experience on par with the original Baldurs Gate 2, then here it is. Additional characters are very interesting and fun to play with. A few bugs here and there, and some of them are quite bad and consistent, but overall I really enjoyed the singleplayer experience enough to play through the game 3 or 4 times.

Multiplayer on the other hand is broken beyond belief. If you intend to play BG2 with friends, my advice is to buy the original from somewhere else, because the Enhanced Edition's multiplayer is just straight up nonsense. Can't even get out of the tutorial area without some encountering at least 4 or 5 major bugs, including quests just straight up not working, or scripted events not occuring.
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14 von 14 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
1 Person fand dieses Review lustig
242.2 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 26. Dezember 2014
So after 242hrs can I say it was worth it? HELL YES! the new Enhanced edition looks amazing and plays amazing. I didnt notice any real bugs besides Jaheiras Harper call spell not working properly but I managed to track down a fix online.

Got to level 28 as a Mage running with Imoen, Jaheira, Keldorn, Minsc and Edwina *cough* Edwin I mean. I played a Lawful good character throughout the game but I was tempted on more than one occassion to switch to the dark side and I also romanced Jaheira even if she was a whiny bint! This time around it was only 242hrs and nothing like the amount of time I spent when i first bought the game all those years ago, though I managed to finish Throne of Bhaal properly and got the good ending :D

10/10 Would Buy again without a second though!
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13 von 14 Personen (93%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
77.2 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 5. Oktober 2014
This is still the greatest rpg I have ever played. I played this game when it first came out in its four disc glory and jumped on it when I saw it on sale. The story is compelling and engrossing and the sidequests are entertaining as well. The graphics hold up well and the style is still enjoyable to play through. The "enhanced" part is negligable, if you played an earlier version you are not missing much. This is a must play for any rpg fan.
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15 von 18 Personen (83%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
62.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 13. Januar
I disliked BG1 yet I loved BG2.

This is a BG2 EE review and while im sitting here writing it, i cant help but reference the start of an epic story which is BG1.
There are many people who will write that BG , as a series, is complete story of your character as they follow the path from start, middle and end of their own destiny.
I cannot argue with this valid point.

Yet I found that BG1 was clearly made from a company (Pre- EA Bioware) that had grand ambition , scope and excellent writing but didnt know how to implement this all into a single game.
What came from the end of BG1 was the experience , scope and confidence to make a vastly superior game in BG2.

When starting a new character in BG2 , all the back story that exsisted in BG1 is told to you in the opening trailer of the game. Who you are and what you have done have been generalised in a way that starting off in BG2 verses playing the first title of the series doesnt leave you lost.

Infact, anything you may have lost in terms of playing BG1 is redoubled in the amazing expansion called Throne of Bhaal, which takes the story of your past , present and potential future to levels that werent even touched on in the first title.
This expansion is included in BG2 EE so if you choose to buy this remaster , you will miss very little in terms of story.

If your old enough to remember Terminator and then watch Terminator 2 year later will understand this completely because they share a common trait. The second incarnation is so vastly superior to the first that there is no need to experience/watch the first.

Im not going to beat a dead horse on the actual review of BG2:EE.
There are so many amazing reviews online that illustrate , far better than i could , all of the brillant traits that make this game one of the BEST RPG's of all time.

What stands out for me is the writing and PACE of the game.
Bioware crafted BG2 in a way , in the quest structure, that you never feel very far off the beaten path towards the end. All the side quests are meant to compliment the main story in some way or another.
And the side quests are easily the BEST of any RPG ive ever played.
That is not to undermind the main story at all, but only reiterate the strength of how impactful the side quests are.

I mentioned the pace of the game and I wish there was a virtual table I could bang to get this point across.
There are so many past and present RPG's I play where I get so wrapped up in the vast open nature of a game that the main quest or objective becomes a second priority.
This isnt the case in BG2.
BioWare cleverly crafted a way to keep the story in focus but give the player all the time they needed to explore and experiment. When you were ready, the story took main focus and ran forward at amazing speeds.

By the end of BG2 you feel satisfied. It truely is a complete story.
Yet if you feel is there more to the backstory that hasnt been complete, the expansion Throne of Bhaal answers them.
This expansion was made before the invention of DLC. Its a TRUE expansion with 20-30+ hours of content and RICH , character driven story. It could possibly be the best expansion ive played in my life.
It ends the story of a character you started from BG1 and ends it in excellent fashion.

This review was writtten for a very esoteric perspective. Made for a RPG fan who doesnt mind the learning curve of a good game and appreicates a epic story. If there are gamers out there of this nature who havent played this game, I hope this review helps.

In the end, BG2 stand alone as one the best games ive ever played. It is a reminder that story, characters and solid gameplay trump impressive graphics and superfical gameplay.

Im old enough to see the progression of gaming in a unique perspective. I owned pong, i watched nintendo and sega battle out in console wars that lasted 3 generations of systems, the rise of the X-box and sony into the market and a game that was so massive that 12M people played it online at the same time.

Yet through all of this , even more than once when ive been amazed at a technical breakthrough, its how games have impacted me intellectually and emotionally that have stuck with me through the years.

This is one of those games.



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66 von 112 Personen (59%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
1 Person fand dieses Review lustig
68.3 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 14. Dezember 2014
Just to note, Baldur's Gate is my favorite video game. However, I can't recommend this "enhanced" edition.

I spent quite some time debating whether or not to recommend this game. It boils down to this: The original content is great. Still is, still always will be. It's an epic adventure with great characters, good plot development and fantastic modified-2nd edition gameplay. The graphics show their age, of course, but there are still some great backdrops and whatnot. The dialogue in this game is probably the best of any game ever made -- epic when it needs to be, and hilarious otherwise.

Why I don't recommend this game is the new content, which is poorly written and boring. The new characters are written by people who clearly don't comprehend the wit of the original game, but think they do. It's painful.

Seriously, go find the original version on the internet somewhere for a much cheaper price, and enjoy. If you can't find it or just want a Steam version (which is what I did), then go for it! You will still have a great time with this version!
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14 von 17 Personen (82%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
13.2 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 27. Dezember 2014
greatest RPG ever made, ever
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11 von 12 Personen (92%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
35.8 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 25. Dezember 2014
I will never understand the haters of this excellent remake. I also bought BG1+2 as original 6/4-CD versions when they came out. First in german, than a few years later as english DVDs, then at GoG again when they came on sale and I still bought the EE's of both games.

And you know what? They've done everything right!

1) The small tweaks go over extremly well, like 80 arrows per quiver slot.
2) The engine works flawlessly and the little UI enhancements alone were worth the money to me.
3) The new NPCs are mostly great. I especially adore Neera, who is so very different from the rest, maybe with the exception of Tiax. I also like Dorn, because both BGs generally lacked evil party NPCs that weren't overacting or plain insane.
4) Both EE's are easy to mod. Most Gibberling's & Co mods work, but you need far less of them. The 12-hour-installation of the Big World Project was a pain in the rear, and it usually took me several tries.

To sum it up, Beamdog delivered a pure Baldur's Gate experience with excellent new content in a very polished package.
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12 von 15 Personen (80%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
76.7 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 26. Oktober 2014
This game holds up amazingly well. I enjoyed playing the enhanced edition maybe even more than the original. Formatted perfectly for more modern 16:9 displays. There is also new optional content added which I did not play, but can safely say that anything you remeber from the original is still there.
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1 Person fand dieses Review lustig
153.6 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 30. Oktober 2014
The game would be 10/10 IF they would fix the multiplayer, and they propably never will update it.

EDIT: The ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥s actually did it, they patched the game. gg now i can die happy.
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7 von 7 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
1 Person fand dieses Review lustig
311.0 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 6. März
No idea i had one of the highest hours on record for this game ^^ , Well i suppose i am entitled to write at least a little about this game.

Pro's
-Game never gets old
-Very Depth filled story
-Great Strategy/Tactics game
-price is very generouse for such a great game
-Graphics are not mind blowing but are good
-Multiplayer is legendary


Cons (Not any cons i can think of honestly all around amazing game but if i had to choose some..)
-if your reading this and dont have this game , The fact that you have't bought this game yet (WHAT ARE YOU DOING BUY IT ALREADY AND BECOME A LEGEND!)
-They need to come out with a 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 and so on , there HAS to be more ^^


I know Comign from somone with both games and over 1000 Hours+ (i have this game seperate from steam in CD form played it just as long) This is kind of a lame review but at least i gave one ;P

This game is great honestly , if your into this kind of gaming you cannot pass this up. 10/10
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8 von 9 Personen (89%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
41.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 5. Januar
NOTE: I’m posting this review on both Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition and Baldur’s Gate 2: Enhanced Edition pages, since my opinion is valid for both products, and they should be considered as one.

What can one say in front of such magnificence? These two RPGs are simply the pillar of western production of this genre, and when the two are combined in a single game they definitively are among the top 10 of the must-play for every PC gamer out there, no matter the age.

BG:EE and BG2:EE are simply THE definitive Dungeons & Dragons experience, including almost all the possible 2.5 Edition Core and several optional rulebooks of the Forgotten Realms setting and translating them into a marvellous duo of 3rd person games.

Although both games are very old (they were developed and published between 1998 and 2001 by Bioware / Black Isle Studios), they have been “enhanced” and made available on modern systems (including Windows 7/8/10 PCs, OSx, Android and IOS) by the guys at Overhaul Games / Beamdog, who not only re-tooled the original Infinity Engine to make it run on modern platforms, but also added several other goodies that were not present in the original release, in addition to bug fixes and standard “curator” jobs.
I could go on for pages and pages describing in detail the marvels of the Baldur’s Gate Series, but I’ll try to cut it short and stick to a much shorter format.

PROs
- Ever dreamed of taking your typical AD&D session with your friends out of the pen & paper setting to a PC screen? This game is for you!
- Charismatic characters and companions: Minsc the Ranger (and Boo!), Jaheira, Viconia, Xzar, Sarevok… what else can I say?
- Longevity: both games combined are well over 100 hours of gameplay
- Replayability: seriously, there are hundreds of possible combinations of classes / races / kits / alignments / companions / choices to completely change your experience at every playthrough
- Every action you make affects the game world, like it is expected from a proper Western RPG. Apart from some scripted events to progress with the main story, the rest is up to you
- Multiplayer: join with 5 friends to create a fully custom party!
- The (new) developers are supporting the game with patches and fixes, and they actually listen to the community
- Compatible with most of the original BG / BG2 community mods
- Runs on every system, even your mobile phone / tablet (NOTE: the Android / IOs versions are separate purchases). HW requirements are very low

CONs
- After more than 16 years from my first BG playthrough I still cannot find a single flaw in any of these games. They are simply a masterpiece.

In a nutshell, these games set THE standard all the following RPGs on the market were measured against, and none of them was able to surpass Baldur’s Gate until now.

Buy them, play them, enjoy them. 12/10, would pickpocket Drizzt again
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9 von 11 Personen (82%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
23.0 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 9. November 2014
One of the best old-school RPG, back when Bioware were making games so good, they were ahead of their time. Along with Kotor 1&2, Baldur's Gate 1&2 were Masterpiece, gameplay (Strategy, turn-by-turn, fully customable AI behavior, driven story) and the stories/lores in every cornes of the game makes its so much enjoyable.

Sometimes I'm kinda against old games making a "remastered" (which 80% of those games are adding minor tweak that a simple mod/download+unzip/ was fixing the problem, which many are still broken and force people to modify their old fix/mod so it works with both version now. (Aka, Myst,Riven,Baldursgate,Kotor,deusex,rollercoaster,systemshock,etc)

But this game is so worth it that you will GLADLY spend that time fixing some of the issues (you might get lucky also!).
I have 21 hours played and I still feel like I am early in the game and yet so much epic stuff happened and met so many people...

MUST BUY!!!
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9 von 13 Personen (69%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
108.8 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 11. Oktober 2014
Continues to be and hold as the best RPG ever made even over a decade later.
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7.8 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 1. Dezember 2014
A TSR classic. Good old school rpg fun.
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