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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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Are party members expected to be disposable and swapped out when I feel like it or they die?

I'm accustomed to playing later Bioware games like Knights of the Old Republic and Dragon Age where you can recruit every party member and swap them out as needed. I'm really confused about Baldur's ...
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How can I get my party to actually fight and stop ignoring enemies?

I just started playing Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition and have been frustrated by my party of six. They just stand around completely oblivious to enemies approaching. I can manually order them to ...
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How does Find Traps work?

I'm playing Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition and I have a thief (Safana) with 100 in Find Traps. I'm in the third level of the Nashkel Mines dungeon and there are traps that she doesn't seem to be able ...
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Best way to predict area of effect of area-effect spells?

In Baldur's Gate Enhanced, what's the best way to predict the area that will be affected by, say, Web? Obviously I want to affect enemies and not friends.
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Rushed In Baldur's Gate

I'm new to this series, and enjoying it a ton. However I know that the in game calendar is important and I'm feeling rushed. I've already had an NPC urge me to hurry up. How do I know when I can ...
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Killing children in classic and enhanced Baldur's gate 1 & 2 and Icewind Dale

I am asking here, because I seem not to be able to find a definitive answer from a quick Google search and I believe I could run into spoilers when digging deeper (thus I am asking for a spoiler-free ...
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Slythe and Krystin missing in Undercellar

I am playing Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition v2.3.67.3 on Steam and I have the "Slythe and Krystin" quest where I am supposed to fight them in the Undercellar. I entered the Undercellar through the ...
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What equipment set for a Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition Archer for highest damage output?

I am currently building a modded saved game for Baldur's Gate: Enhanced edition (using EEKeeper) to play when patch 2.0 releases later this month. Because I just want to play it for the story and not ...
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Baldur's Gate Disc Read As Blank Windows 10 [duplicate]

When I insert the disc it says, "D:\ The directory name is invalid" I bought it here: http://www.amazon.com/Baldurs-Gate-Box-Set-Compilation-Pc/dp/B002TOKQH2/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_product_top?ie=UTF8 ...
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Durlag's Tower in Baldur's Gate

Im at the Durlag's Tower and I can barely kill one party of monsters before I have to sleep and charge spells for healing. My party is lvl 2-3. Am I here too early?
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Abuse a certain encounter to prevent Kivan from leaving

I've read that in order to prevent Kivan from leaving, you may kill and resurrect him. The resurrected character is not supposed to have the quest active and will therefore never leave. If this is ...
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How can I select my entire party?

I've just downloaded Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition on my mobile device, and I'm really enjoying it, but it's gotten rather tedious having to select and move each individual party member. On the PC ...
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Where is the Baldurs Gate save file located on Android?

I can't find installation folder on Android either. There is no game folder under .../Android/data/com.beamdog.baldursgateenhancededition
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Is there something you can do with broken weapons?

Welp, a two handed sword broke after using it too much, and thereafter a new item appears called "broken weapon". Is there something I can do with a "broken weapon"?
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If I left an item inside an item container, will it dissapear after certain time?

It is known that dropped items dissapear after a certain amount of hours. What if your item is stored in any item container (chests, bookshelves, etc)? Will those dissapear as well? Question is ...
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Does every trader set a different value per each item?

I want to sell items, and I wonder if items have different values per trader or per any zone of the map. I'm playing Baldur's Gate 1, using the Easytutu mod.
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Why random encounters are harder when playing Baldur's Gate Tutu?

It's so benefical the fact that you can unite almost the entire saga in one game: (BG1 + TotSC) + (BG2:SoA + ToB) with the use of EasyTutu and G3 Widescreen mods. Now, I don't remember the battles of ...
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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 mayor of Naskell was going to was going to ask me to deliver the samples to somebody. That didn't happen. The mayor ...
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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, I'...
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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, etc.),...
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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? [duplicate]

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 ...