Game Review: Baldur’s Gate II Enhanced Edition

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With Beamdog declaring that Icewind Dale will now get the EE treatment, let’s have a look back at the Baldur’s Gate sequel. As many remember, I enjoyed the Enhanced remake of the first Baldur’s Gate. It looked quite a bit nicer, the new characters were interesting, and it was the fun experience I remembered and then some. In fact, the new content felt less intrusive than the Tales of the Sword Coast pack from the original game! But, we’re here too look at Beamdog’s follow up effort. If I were to review Baldur’s Gate II itself, I’d probably shower it with praise. Even though it’s a very old game that hasn’t aged well outside of mods, it’s one of the best computer based roleplaying games of all time. And as much as I’d love to review Baldur’s Gate II, I’m going to focus on the changes, updates, and ‘enhanced’ aspects of this one. So, how does it fare compared to the previous one? Quest forward to find out!
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From the Vaults: Planescape Torment

Here’s a double-shot of “forgotten greats” to make up for my lack of “vault” posts for the past week or two. This time, I look at the classic D&D Computer RPG, “Planescape Torment.”

Torment cover
 

What can change the nature of a man?”

(Spoiler Warning)

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