Every world has conflict. Good and evil. Friend and foe. Safety and danger. In Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn™, you'll find yourself between these factions. This epic sequel will immerse you in a world of intrigue, adventure and fierce combat where your ability to discern the difference between these sides - with the assistance of steel and spell - determines your fate.

Your story begins anew in the exotic southern kingdom of Amn, amidst the opulence of the sinister capital city of Athkatla. Journey through the fierce, unforgiving wilderness of Amn, and through the treacherous caverns of the Underdark, in your quest for artifacts of awesome power and treasure of inestimable wealth.. even challenge dragons, if you dare. Such is the life of a legend.

Hundreds of monsters and characters to discover, and all new magic spells to master. Richer quests and sub-quests to undertake, for good or for evil. A massive gaming world, hundreds of hours of gameplay! Not to mention the countless number of mods available extending this already awesome game!

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Apr 3, 2013 Baldur's Gate Patch 0 comments

Microsoft DirectDraw API has been deprecated. This mod hopes to resolve graphic card related issues with DirectDraw.

Widescreen mod v3.05 by the bigg
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Widescreen mod v3.05 by the bigg

Sep 5, 2012 Baldur's Gate Other 6 comments

This mod allows you to play Planescape: Torment, Baldur's Gate series (BGI + BGII) and Icewind Dale series at previously unsupported resolutions. Created...

BGII - ToB: English Patch Version 26498
Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn

BGII - ToB: English Patch Version 26498

Jun 15, 2009 Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn Patch 1 comment

The most recent patch for Baldur's Gate II - Throne of Bhaal is Version 26498. This version is almost mandatory for any kind of English mod you may want...

BGII - SoA: English Patch Version 23037
Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn

BGII - SoA: English Patch Version 23037

Jun 15, 2009 Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn Patch 0 comments

The Baldur's Gate II - Shadows of Amn: English Patch Version 23037 contains numerous bug fixes and is for any English version of the game without the...

Ultimate Portrait Pack - Baldur's Gate I & II
Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn

Ultimate Portrait Pack - Baldur's Gate I & II

Jun 14, 2009 Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn Players Skin 20 comments

The Ultimate Portrait Pack was something that I came up with after hours upon hours of scouring the internet for decent portrait pictures for player characters...

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Undying_Zombie
Undying_Zombie Nov 14 2007, 1:11pm says:

Its a great game.. Heck after all these years I still every once in a while play it.

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Elemental_Mystery
Elemental_Mystery Aug 13 2007, 10:21am says:

I think that one of the signs of a truly great game in this world of super video cards and high expectations is how long people still talk about the game - this IS truly one of the all time greats and the fact that we still even talk about it is an ode to its magnificence. I work as a game advisor for Game Stop, so video games are a dime-a-dozen for me and it is my job to play and know intimately video games, and still this game's sublime story and loyalty to the D&D world and mechanics keep me playing - it may not be the prettiest game, but its the heart and soul of the game that keeps people hooked.

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fall4mui
fall4mui Mar 19 2007, 10:27pm says:

have a mod you want hosted? we have set up forums where any mod is welcome, we hope you at least stop by and enjoy your stay, just tell us if you want a mod hosted

Darktempeststudios.com

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monxes
monxes Sep 22 2006, 9:41pm says:

When I learned that Black Isle wasn't making any more games, I was incredibly surprised considering how great Icewind Dale I/II and Baldur's gate were. Anyone know if the company is leaving Interplay and making new games with someone else?

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Red_Devil_Guy
Red_Devil_Guy Jul 5 2006, 4:07am says:

I finished baldur's gate 2 3 times and i still wonder... Y isn't it set in Baulders gate and beyond rather than all the way down in amn? baldurs gate isn't the sort of game u can finish at once i personally found it boring after an hour or so and came back to it later. :P

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peaky
peaky Jun 27 2006, 6:53am says:

There are mods, couple big ones, many many small ones. Just gotta look past MODDB. One of my personal favourites... God i wish Black Isle was still creating masterpieces :(.

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cowcow152
cowcow152 Nov 8 2006, 7:28am says:

challenging but incredibly fun

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SuperRad
SuperRad Mar 4 2006, 12:43am says:

Suck city.

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Death1942
Death1942 Oct 13 2005, 3:56am says:

these games are very fun but i find that it gets boring after a while so may i recomend a mod that converts some adventures from the real workd to this or just add new ones

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indefiance
indefiance Jul 4 2005, 12:34am says:

Ive been playing this game for so many years i can't remember anymore.
It is so addicting that Even when I get sick of playing it, i still feel like I should be playing it.

Ive never once used a mod, but now that Ive discovered this new way to enjoy the game I think I will go on another rampage of killing dragons and umber hulks.

When I get new games I immediatly compare them to this one, Neverwinter fell very short in my oppinion, not nearly as satisfying. In Fact very few games can compare to this one in overall gameplay, check it on any game site and the ratings are all way up.

Highly recommended and right now a new full collectors edition sells for fifteen bucks on amazon. Fifteen bucks well spent.

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I would argue that Baldur's Gate II is the greatest game ever created for PC. Similar to its predecessor (Baldur's Gate) but superior in every conceivable way Baldur's Gate II is an epic story telling of not only the path you make, but the friends your character makes, the villains he fights, and the Forgotten Realm he lives in. The story alone, with hundreds of branches, multiple plotlines that interweave could make a text adventure that would put most modern games to shame. We haven't even touched…

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Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition, Released Nov 30, 2012
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