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Neverwinter Nights 2 (also known as NWN2) is a computer role-playing game developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by Atari. It is the sequel to BioWare's Neverwinter Nights, based on the Dungeons & Dragons pencil and paper fantasy role-playing game. Neverwinter Nights 2 utilizes an adaptation of the Dungeons & Dragons 3.5 edition rules.


Neverwinter Nights 2 is an RPG by Obsidian Entertainment, published by Atari in 2006. It's the sequel to BioWare's Neverwinter Nights. The game rules are based on the Dungeons and Dragons 3.5 edition rules.

Neverwinter Nights 2 uses the Electron toolset which allows players to create their own adventures which they can freely distribute for others to play.

The game takes place in the forgotten realms starting in the city of Neverwinter

Character Creation

The player starts the game by creating a character, the game has 8 base races and 16 sub-races from which to choose. For example, upon choosing the Planetouched race the player would then select between the aasimar and the tiefling sub-races. Once a race and gender has been selected the player can choose from a selection of heads and hair styles to customise the appearance of their character. The skin, hair and eye colour is also customisable.

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