Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition Review

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It's disappointing that they haven't improved the old clunky interface, that was my top wish for the EE.

Vhite:
While we at the topic of enhancing old DnD games. How about Neverwinter Nights? Is there at least some mod that makes main story not suck?

Not really. NWN's singleplayer campaign is boring, no mods can fix that. Hordes of the Underdark, the games third expansion, is pretty good however and Neverwinter Nights 2's Mask of the Betrayer is fantastic, probably the highlight of the entire NWN franchise as far as singleplayer is concerned. But the original campaign for Neverwinter Nights? Bleh.

If you like however I'd be happy to recommend a bunch of fantastic singleplayer modules for NWN, many of which aren't just better than the OC, which isn't that hard to do admittedly, but some of the best rpg story out there. It's the fan content that makes NWN worth the purchase.

The Madman:

Vhite:
While we at the topic of enhancing old DnD games. How about Neverwinter Nights? Is there at least some mod that makes main story not suck?

Not really. NWN's singleplayer campaign is boring, no mods can fix that. Hordes of the Underdark, the games third expansion, is pretty good however and Neverwinter Nights 2's Mask of the Betrayer is fantastic, probably the highlight of the entire NWN franchise as far as singleplayer is concerned. But the original campaign for Neverwinter Nights? Bleh.

If you like however I'd be happy to recommend a bunch of fantastic singleplayer modules for NWN, many of which aren't just better than the OC, which isn't that hard to do admittedly, but some of the best rpg story out there. It's the fan content that makes NWN worth the purchase.

I'd love to know some. Only thing I was playing since month ago I bought it from GoG were premium modules and second expansion.

Vhite:

The Madman:

Vhite:
While we at the topic of enhancing old DnD games. How about Neverwinter Nights? Is there at least some mod that makes main story not suck?

Not really. NWN's singleplayer campaign is boring, no mods can fix that. Hordes of the Underdark, the games third expansion, is pretty good however and Neverwinter Nights 2's Mask of the Betrayer is fantastic, probably the highlight of the entire NWN franchise as far as singleplayer is concerned. But the original campaign for Neverwinter Nights? Bleh.

If you like however I'd be happy to recommend a bunch of fantastic singleplayer modules for NWN, many of which aren't just better than the OC, which isn't that hard to do admittedly, but some of the best rpg story out there. It's the fan content that makes NWN worth the purchase.

I'd love to know some. Only thing I was playing since month ago I bought it from GoG were premium modules and second expansion.

Be happy to. The place to look is the Neverwinter Nights Vault, that's where the majority of NWN fan modules are hosted.

And those are just some recommendation from the ones I've played, there are more modules out there for NWN than I care to count. Neverwinter Nights 2 also has a ton of em. The entire series is just fantastic in that regard!

Most of the modules are pretty easy to install, with the last one there I suggested probably the most difficult since there's so much to it. But overall it's just a matter of cope and pasting the right things to the right place. .hak go in the hak folder in your NWN directory for example, campaign go in the campaign folder, etc. Easy stuff. NWN 1 and 2 were built around the idea of player modules after all.

Have fun!

26 hours of attempting to get this thing to work and still nothing. so i give up.

it honestly amazes me that that managed to make a 14 year old game less stable and harder to get working

The Madman:
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Wow, I can't thank you enough. You just added so much more value to that game for me.

I've purchased the IOS version. I havn't played pc baldur's gate in years, but its exactly the kind of game I wanted on my ipad. So far, aside from a little trouble getting the party to GO IN THE DOOR DON'T JUST STAND IN THE DAMN DOORWAY, its quite intuitive and I havn't grossly misclicked anything yet. My wrists hurt a little bit, so carpal tunnel victims should stick to the pc version.

My mage:

17 str
18 dex
15 con
18 int
15 wis
7 cha

ooo rah. I saw that roll and was like MINE. This chick is gonna go all the way through bg2 with me, once that gets released.

The Crotch:

It's no so much that BGEE is bad, and they are putting patches out at a rapid pace it's that it's $20, and you can buy both Baldur's Gate and its sequel for that price on GOG, and with a bit of pretty painless modding, get an experience that is equal at worst and superior at best.

Basically this, this echanted version is quite pointless now as we have mods that make graphivs even better, world much larger, gameplay much more extensive and all for free (or cheaper if your still buying the original). Since its been a long time by now modders have done a better job than the developers themseves did.
On the other hand, this will make some new blood come and meet this ame perhaps. you know, people who were too young to game when the original came out and misssed it.

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