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post #1 of 11
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Hey, my bro bought Baldurs Gate 2 ages ago

But he didn't realise it was not the UK version (Ebay FTW lol)

And now we are stuck with this foreign game and i don't even know what language it is lol

Is there anyway to convert it to the UK version?

I have tried looking in all the folders, even in all options on the in game menu

But i cannot find anyway to convert the language

Anyone know a solution

Rep+ to all who generate good advice. Really got the urge to play this game
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post #2 of 11
Post a quote of some of the words in it.
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post #3 of 11
Pics/quotes of the game text... I could find out which country it comes from--and that'll most likely make it easier.
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I don't know if this works...but backup your baldur.ini file and then open it.

Inside has a couple lines that should look like this:

[Local]
Language=German
Language25=English

Language being the language of the OS and Language25 being the language of the game, maybe try changing the Language25 part. I don't know if this works...but give it a shot if you want.
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post #5 of 11
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Well it is meant to be Shadows of Amn

and it says Schatten von Amn

Lol i tried searching for it in a translator but no luck

I get the feeling it is German though, it sounds German to me.
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post #6 of 11
Yup it does sound German
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post #7 of 11
Google translates it as Shade of Amn in German-English.
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post #8 of 11
thats German i'm willing to bet (although could be Austrian/Swiss as their really similar!)
post #9 of 11
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Yea i just scanned the whole box to see if it gave a language

It says German near the bar code.


But i still see no way of converting this game to english
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post #10 of 11
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I don't know if this works...but backup your baldur.ini file and then open it.

Inside has a couple lines that should look like this:

[Local]
Language=German
Language25=English

Language being the language of the OS and Language25 being the language of the game, maybe try changing the Language25 part. I don't know if this works...but give it a shot if you want.
You try that already?
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