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Originally Posted by RagingCain View Post


I am not judging the quality of the game, they were games in the same setting/city, but were not Baldur's Gate games, as BG 1 and 2 was a direct storyline like Mass Effect 1 to 2. They had different developers, different engines, and a different genre. Didn't mean anything negative by it. Like having a Mass Effect: Dark Alliance, a First Person Shooter title featuring Steve the cargo worker and his mission to eradicate husks off of a Dreadnaught. Its not a "Mass Effect" title (in regards to command Shepard) but still in the universe.


I know that. It's no different to Lara Croft & the Guardian of Light in that respect, but they are still awesome Baldurs Gate games to me, whether attached directly to the PC games or not.

 

Like I said before, it doesn't matter to me what platform they're on, or their genre. Baldurs Gate is Baldurs Gate. Both respective franchises were awesome.

 

And for the record I'd be happy for a third installment to either.

 

Enough said. thumb.gif

 

 

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I've never played BG1 but a lot of BG2 and it was amazing. So if they remake BG1 it will be very well worth a try smile.gif

This ^ I played the heck out of BG2 but never got to touch BG1. I'll totally buy a remake of both smile.gif
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The thing that was great about Baldur's Gate 1 and 2 and even the Icewind Dale games was that the game was built on an already feature and story rich campaign setting that tied in with other books and games.
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Looking through the source code the music is called "track.reinvigorate" so i'm thinking remake as well...
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Remake supporting proper modern day resolutions and released, lets say, on Steam would go into my wishlist all right. Its a solid game. Go for the eyes, Boo!
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Inb4 another battered and butchered core mechanic system (I'm looking at you DA)...
For the love of mike please stick to D&D 3.5, and not some stat pumping Diablo hybrid :/

3.5 is "stat pumping" far too much IMO, I'd much prefer they stick with the 2nd edition of the originals. (Don't get me wrong, I could live with 3.5, but it wouldn't be Baldur's Gate any more, to me.)

..But we all know that's not going to happen. They're going to butcher it with 4th or even the new edition they're 'working on.' That makes me a sad panda.
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Remake supporting proper modern day resolutions and released, lets say, on Steam would go into my wishlist all right. Its a solid game. Go for the eyes, Boo!

Yeah I tried to replay the original recently and it was hurting my eyes too much frown.gif

Hopefully they don't change the ruleset or anything. Over 300 hours logged on BG series for me biggrin.gif
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i hope this comes out and i hope it doesn't suck. basically i hope bioware stops making bad games and starts making good ones again, doubtful though.

hate ea
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i hope this comes out and i hope it doesn't suck. basically i hope bioware stops making bad games and starts making good ones again, doubtful though.
hate ea

Bioware is not making this dude. A guy that used to work at Bioware is making it.
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i hope this comes out and i hope it doesn't suck. basically i hope bioware stops making bad games and starts making good ones again, doubtful though.
hate ea


Bioware. Taking the RP out of RPG since 2010.

 

I have to admit they make good shooters though. :/

 

They seriously need to get back to what they did best.

 

 

 

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