Baldur's Gate is a RPG (Role-Playing Game) developed by BioWare, and used a modified version of Advanced Dungeons and Dragons 2nd Edition rules, taking place in the Forgotten Realms.

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Baldur's Gate view repositioning problem when starting dialogs

I'm playing with the GOG edition of Baldur's Gate and I have a little problem: anytime I click on an NPC and start talking to him/her my view is repositioned. How can I stop BG from repositioning the ...
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Where is the Baldurs Gate save file located?

I want to switch the game save file to another computer, but can't find them in the install folder, where are they?
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Contaminated Ore and Mysterious Green Liquid

I got the impression from a not-quite-intentional quick glance at a spoiler that the the mayor of Naskell was going to was going to ask me to deliver the samples to somebody. That didn't happen. The ...
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Why can't I multi-class?

I've read the manual (I think all of the relevant parts anyway). My main Baldur's Gate character is a specialist mage (Transmuter, Half-Elf). She is well into 2nd level and looking good as far as I ...
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Keeping both Minsc and Jaheira in party - Where to go next?

I just adopted Minsc. Nice stats there, buddy! Jaheira is already pissing and moaning because we're taking too long to get to the mines. Minsc wants us to go rescue Dynaheir. I don't want Dynaheir, ...
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Can I keep Jaheira/Khalid and Montaron/Xzar from killing each other?

Eventually I want to have all my characters neutral or "better". However, I've just started and I'm stuck with what I've got for now or I'll get myself killed (especially since I'm a first level mage, ...
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How to update the Baldur's Gate engine to the latest version without installing Baldur's Gate 2?

I would like to have all the latest Infinity Engine stuff like high resolution modes, highlight items feature, updated game mechanics etc. But I would like to save hard drive space (yes, it matters to ...
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What book do I need to re-enter Candlekeep, and where do I get it?

What book do I need to re-enter Candlekeep, and where do I get it?
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Recommended modding guide for Baldurs Gate? [closed]

I have purchased the GOG editions of Baldurs Gate 1 and 2 and I'm looking for a little help in getting them modded up to a recommended level for a play through suitable for someone who has never ...
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In what sequence should I play Baldur's Gate, Icewind Dale and Planescape Torment so I can transfer my character?

A friend suggested I should checkout the old school DnD games. Now I want to play through: Baldur's Gate I + Tales of the Sword Coast Baldur's Gate II + Throne of Bhaal Icewind Dale I + Heart of ...
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Thief build for Baldur's Gate (EE)

I'd like to roleplay an actual thieving character through BG, as in someone who breaks into houses, picks pockets, steals things, whether through skill or con artistry. What is an actual good build ...
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What are the differences between Baldur's Gate Enhanced edition and the classic one?

Are there differences in terms of quests, changes of the gameplay? I know some NPCs were added, but is there something that has been removed?
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Can I use saves from BGEE to play BG2?

I'm considering buying Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition. But I'm wondering: would I be able to continue the story on the old edition of Baldur's Gate II? I'm not sure I want to wait for Baldur's Gate ...
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How does spell cooldown system works?

I used spells few times with my necromancer in a fight and now i can't use them anymore. There is no cooldown time indication whatsoever, and even thought a good amount of time has passed after that i ...
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Do wands in Baldur's Gate have limited charges?

I did not see any description in-game about the number of charges left in a magic wand, neither did I find anything in the manual or online. I tried out a few wands (wand of missiles, lightning, ...
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Extracting Baldur's Gate II Sounds (not music)

I have the original Baldur's Gate I, II and the Throne of Baal expansion (as well as Icewind Dale) but I was interested in a few sounds from BGII, more specifically the casting sounds of mages. This ...
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Why is the mage book grayed out on Jaheira?

She has a heal spell that is single use unless it is memorized. Her mage book screen is grey so I can't manipulate it. Is she just worthless or am I doing something wrong?
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Where can I find maps for Baldur's Gate?

Years and years ago I put about 200 hours into Baldur's Gate and was getting near the end. Then that computer died and my new one was not able to run it due to problems with XP. I'm considering going ...
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Once I replace a party member, can I ever get him back?

Playing Baldur's Gate 1 in BGT When I meet a new NPC and he asks me or I ask him to join the party, if my party is full, I can remove one of the previous members. But while some stay wherever I left ...
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What shield size should I use?

I'm not familiar with the mechanics of AD&D at all and haven't played many games like this before (I played Dragon Age: Origins). I tried looking on the web but there was very little information. ...
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Can gemstones, rings and the like be charmed in Baldur's Gate?

I have collected a big pile of gemstones, various rings and amulets hoping I could get them imbued with spells or soemthing. I am already into chapter 5 though and they are clogging up my inventory ...
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Can you play Baldur's Gate without a mouse?

I am currently forced to game on a laptop, and was on verge of viewing life as empty of all meaning, until I remembered Baldur's Gate (and Good old Games). My question is as above: can you play ...
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Why won't Minsc join my party?

Whenever I first met Minsc in the town that he stands around in, all he said was that he didn't like the look of me. Every attempt to reengage him in conversation fails, and I never get the option to ...
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How do I mod Baldur's Gate 1 (GOG edition) with the widescreen mod?

I recently purchased Baldur's Gate 1 from GOG.com and would like to install the widescreen mod. I've looked all over the internet and can not find a decent tutorial on how to do it. Has anyone out ...
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Can I run Baldur's Gate on my Windows 7 computer?

I have heard that there are some technical problems with running Baldur's Gate on a computer with Windows 7, but the Virtual Machine I have sucks, because the mouse pointer is always flickering. What ...
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Understanding weapon damage

I have a very limited understanding of D&D concepts. How does weapon damage work in Baldur's gate?
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Which NPCs can you keep for the longest time while playing through the trilogy?

I'm planning to play the Big World Project version of the Baldur's Gate games. I'd like to have a standard party with one fighter, one thief, one priest, and one mage. Which of the NPCs should I take ...