Baldur's Gate

Baldur's Gate

Baldur's Gate is a role-playing game including dungeons and dragons
4.3  (11 votes) (See all)

Baldur's Gate is a role-playing game including dungeons and dragons type game play. The game bundles pre-rendered backgrounds, compelling music, and game play. The game has rendering in vibrant 16-bit color along with an isometric; top-down view gives a bird’s eye view of the action. It has 3D height maps for realistic travel over terrain - actually climb stairs, fall into pits, and traverse rocky areas. The game also features dynamic full color lighting effects as well as realistic day to night changes in the lighting of the world. Baldur gate has rain, snow, fog, lightning, and all occurring in real-time with dynamic changes in character appearance. The gamer can see the change on a character's weapons and armor. The game is set in TSR's legendary FORGOTTEN REALMS campaign world and it encompasses a huge region south of the city of Baldur's Gate. There are over sixty different monsters to fight with everything from kobolds and gibber lings to ogres and dragons. There are hundreds of NPC's that gamer will encounter to barter with, befriend, and war with. The game features real-time combat and coordination system along with character AI system.

R. Fernandez
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Review summary


  • Excellent AI and support system


  • Glitch in graphics and gameplay
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