Baldur's Gate

Developer: Overhaul Games

Current Version: 2.5.17

Last Updated: 9 months ago

Download Size: 2.9 GB - Download

Description:

Forced to leave your home under mysterious circumstances, you find yourself drawn into a conflict that has the Sword Coast on the brink of war. Soon you discover there are other forces at work, far more sinister than you could ever imagine...

Since its original release in 1998, Baldur’s Gate has set the standard for Dungeons & Dragons computer roleplaying games. Customize your hero, recruit a party of brave allies, and explore the Sword Coast in your search for adventure, profit… and the truth.

Running on an upgraded and improved version of the Infinity Engine, Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition includes the original Baldur’s Gate adventure, the Tales of the Sword Coast expansion, and all-new content including three new party members.

Key Features
New Adventure: The Black Pits
New Characters: The Blackguard Dorn Il-Khan, Neera the Wild Mage, and Rasaad yn Bashir the Monk
New player character voice sets
Native support for high-resolution widescreen displays
Over 400 improvements to the original game
Improved multiplayer support with connectivity between all platforms

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Release Notes:

A fair wind favors the Sword Coast today as the 2.5 update arrives in Baldur’s Gate! After weeks of waiting on becalmed seas, our swashbuckling team of developers have released a patch filled with features and fixes.

Find the full details at: http://blog.beamdog.com/2018/08/updates-to-baldurs-gate-enhanced.html

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Most Helpful Reviews

5/5
Version 1.0.1.2014
Review by JacobChBE

2nd Best Game Ever Made - The only game that is better is Baldur's Gate 2.

Found helpful by 64 out of 88 people
1/5
Version 1.3.2053
Review by fikoantunes

Bug for any Retina Mac user. - The game cannot be enjoyed due to the bug that affects gameplay in any Retina-based Mac (the mouse tooltip won’t get scaled as the rest of the game, making text almost impossible to read).

Found helpful by 50 out of 53 people

More Reviews for Current Version

2/5
Version 2.5.17
Review by dtolios

The UI Scaling is just so terrible - It was a terrible first experience with this game as there are no resolution settings, and the text and UI scaling settings just dont make the game easily playable. I can't recommend this game until those issues are resolved. I wish I could refund my $20.

Found helpful by 2 out of 2 people
5/5
Version 2.5.17
Review by StuCM

No problems here on a retina Mac - I see a lot of negative comments regarding interface problems. I’m not sure which versions of the game or iOS versions those refer to but as of Sept. 2019, I’m running v. 2.5.17 on a 2019 retina MacBook Air with a current iOS and having no problems at all. Great classic game; runs just fine.

Found helpful by 13 out of 13 people
5/5
Version 2.5.17
Review by outoftheballpark

Very Good Game. Fun To Play. - Running: iMac (27-inch, Late 2012) 3.4 GHz i7, Mem: 24 GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680MX 2 GB At first game display small. Fixed. What I did: 1) In game unselected Full Screen at first. But now Full Screen displays full screen. 2) Changed System Preferences - Display - Resolution= Scaled=2048 x 1152. Restarted game. Game display was at full screan. Then I switched back to Resolution= "Default for display." And restarted game. Game display was still at full screen / full window. Looks good! Probably did not need to do all that. Has a good tutorial. And in the game there are NPC characters called "Tutor" who will give lessons on mechanics of game if you choose. Great for new players. One gives a good explaination of colors of circles around characters. Lots of video & info on the net. Search the net: For example: Search terms to search for info on "mage": baldursgate.fandom mage

Found helpful by 0 out of 0 people
1/5
Version 2.5.17
Review by stizforiz

Way to small on retina screen - Unplayable on a 27" iMac with retina screen. No way to resize.

Found helpful by 0 out of 0 people
5/5
Version 2.5.17
Review by FrancisXYZ

Pure, True Dungeons & Dragons - Feels like real 2nd Edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons back from the TSR days. It's not that said mechanics were used to make a game, but a game was made to use those mechanics.

Found helpful by 0 out of 0 people
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