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In Baldur’s Gate 3, Some Of The Simplest Abilities Are The Most Powerful

I’m new to Baldur’s Gate, so the concept of video games based on Dungeons & Dragons mechanics is completely foreign to me. As I navigated the game I encountered a number of occasions where I’d get my tiefling’s well-crafted ass handed to me in battles because I was too underleveled or too unlucky with my […]

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Speedrunner Beats Baldur’s Gate 3’s Early Access Version In 7 Minutes

According to Baldur’s Gate 3's Steam page, the long-awaited RPG’s early access version consists of “approximately 25 hours of self-contained content,” but you can tackle it pretty much any way you want. Most diehard fans take a completionist tack, trying to stretch the still-incomplete game as far as it will go. Not …Read more… Continue […]

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Baldur’s Gate 3 Will (Probably) Hit Early Access In August 2020

Larian Studios announced today during the first day of the Guerilla Collective indie game event that Baldur’s Gate 3 will be released in early access in August. Well, it might be. Covid-19 is causing issues with their workflow and they might miss that window, they said.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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13 Things You Should Know About The Excellent-Looking Baldur’s Gate 3

“This is a DC 5,” said Swen Vincke, the charismatic CEO of Larian Studios, during a recent press event for his company’s newest game, Baldur’s Gate 3. In Dungeons & Dragons parlance, “DC” stands for difficulty class, and it represents some sort of obstacle, like climbing a mountain or deceiving a stranger. You roll a…Read […]

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It’s Amazing That I Ever Finished My First Hardcore RPG

Inspired by the recent 10-year anniversary of Dragon Age: Origins, I decided to revisit the BioWare role-playing game for kicks. I loved the game when I played through it in late 2009 and early 2010. It was my first BioWare RPG—I didn’t have a gaming PC growing up, and I generally came to a lot […]

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It’s Amazing That I Ever Finished My First Hardcore RPG

Inspired by the recent 10-year anniversary of Dragon Age: Origins, I decided to revisit the BioWare role-playing game for kicks. I loved the game when I played through it in late 2009 and early 2010. It was my first BioWare RPG—I didn’t have a gaming PC growing up, and I generally came to a lot […]

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Baldur’s Gate And Planescape: Torment Still Tell Stories Like No Other Games Can

With today’s releases of Baldur’s Gate games and Planescape: Torment for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, some of the most influential video games of the last 20 years complete a very long journey to the kind of wide audience they’ve long existed just outside. They’re also very old games that have spawned…Read more… […]

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Baldur’s Gate And Planescape: Torment Still Tell Stories Like No Other Games Can

With today’s releases of Baldur’s Gate games and Planescape: Torment for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, some of the most influential video games of the last 20 years complete a very long journey to the kind of wide audience they’ve long existed just outside. They’re also very old games that have spawned…Read more… […]

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I Love When A Book Feels Like A Good Role-Playing Game

Role-playing games are one of my favorite genres. They’re also the genre I came latest to. I didn’t play video games for most of my teenage years, the time when I would have lost entire weekends and nights to them. Coming to love them as an adult has been a minor tragedy, because the amount […]

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The classic role-playing games Baldur’s Gate, Baldur’s Gate II, Baldur’s Gate: Siege of Dragonspear,

The classic role-playing games Baldur’s Gate, Baldur’s Gate II, Baldur’s Gate: Siege of Dragonspear, Icewind Dale, Planescape Torment, and Neverwinter Nights are coming to consoles for the first time later this year. That’ll be the enhanced edition of each game courtesy developer Beamdog, although they won’t tell me…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition and Siege of Dragonspear have received a huge number of bug fixes an

Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition and Siege of Dragonspear have received a huge number of bug fixes and enhancements with the 2.5 update. The list of changes is massive across all platforms, and this might be the perfect time to dive into the classic game and its newer expansion. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Siege of Dragonspear Is Coming To Mobile As A Standalone Release

On Friday, Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition developers Beamdog announced on a livestream that Siege of Dragonspear, their follow-up to the original Baldur’s Gate that they released back in March of 2016, is coming to the iOS and Android platforms on March 10th.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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