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Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 09-19-2001, 01:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,143
Posted By Throntar
I'll tell you what really burns my ass about bin...

I'll tell you what really burns my ass about bin Laden is how friggin' smart the guy is. Yes, he's a maniac...but *very* sharp.

The guy has reportedly (once again...no proof...just leaks to the...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 09-19-2001, 01:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 882
Posted By Throntar
I think you're absolutely correct in this. USN...

I think you're absolutely correct in this. USN Seals and/or US Army Green Berets or Rangers along with British SAS and/or Australian Special Forces would be almost unstoppable IMHO. I would *not*...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 09-12-2001, 03:02 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,857
Posted By Throntar
Istaron, you just aren't going to be able to...

Istaron, you just aren't going to be able to fully appreciate the horror felt by the American people unless you live here and are a part of this great nation. I get the impression, from your post,...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 09-12-2001, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By Throntar
Article 5 of the NATO Charter...basically it's...

Article 5 of the NATO Charter...basically it's reason for existence. NATO Secretary-General has drafted a resolution to invoke the Article for the first time in NATO history. The Article basically...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 09-12-2001, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By Throntar
Someone may have already posted this info. If...

Someone may have already posted this info. If so, then I'm going to re-state it here:

If any of you would like to make a donation to the Red Cross to provide assistance regarding the recent...
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 09-11-2001, 03:32 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 29,061
Posted By Throntar
IMHO, the most likely culprit right now is bin...

IMHO, the most likely culprit right now is bin Laden. There is an Arab newspaper that has been reporting out of London that Laden has stated that he will be orchestrating an attack on America of a...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 08-23-2001, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By Throntar
I've been told that the last locked door that you...

I've been told that the last locked door that you are referring to plays a role later in the game. I had heard before that...

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Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 08-22-2001, 12:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By Throntar
Could have been worse...you could have been...

Could have been worse...you could have been eating "sliders" (aka - White Castle hamburgers). Those *very definitely* don't taste as good the second time around....
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 08-22-2001, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By Throntar
I dropped Minsc and have no regrets about it. ...

I dropped Minsc and have no regrets about it. Saverok is 10 times the fighter that Minsc ever was, IMHO. Good tradeoff. Might also want to consider Jaheira if you want to go with a fighter-heavy...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 08-22-2001, 11:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 657
Posted By Throntar
Memnoch, Can you press CTRL+i a second time...

Memnoch,

Can you press CTRL+i a second time to get them to shut the hell up? If not, I'm not going to even bother... Thanks! http://www.ironworksforum.com/ubb/noncgi/smiles/biggrin.gif
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Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 08-22-2001, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By Throntar
One of the first things he did when I fought him...

One of the first things he did when I fought him (and he was in dragon form) was that he cast "Protection from Magic Weapons". I simply had Aerie cast Pierce Magic and Imoen cast Pierce Shield and...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 08-20-2001, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,393
Posted By Throntar
http://www.bioware.com/bg2tob/bg2tobpatch.shtml ...

http://www.bioware.com/bg2tob/bg2tobpatch.shtml

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Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 08-20-2001, 09:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 450
Posted By Throntar
Actually, this question had been asked of the...

Actually, this question had been asked of the Black Isle Developers on their boards. The answer was that Foebane should always be dropped by one of the statues regardless of party size, level, etc....
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 08-14-2001, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By Throntar
I've never seen the whole series in a "package",...

I've never seen the whole series in a "package", but the following online retailers usually have real good prices IMHO:

http://www.compuexpert.com
http://www.dragon.ca

Hope that helps!...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 08-14-2001, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,475
Posted By Throntar
The only benefit that I can think of for a F/C...

The only benefit that I can think of for a F/C over a R/C (excepting role-playing reasons) is that Fighters can Grand Master in weapons, while Rangers cannot. Fighters also (I think) level up faster...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 08-14-2001, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By Throntar
I'm led to believe that the Keep difficulty...

I'm led to believe that the Keep difficulty varies with the party's average level of experience. I did the Keep at the beginning of ToB and found it to be quite challenging. I think that my party...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 08-14-2001, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By Throntar
You can get in there as soon as you get to...

You can get in there as soon as you get to Amkethran, if you like. Here's how...

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Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 08-14-2001, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By Throntar
Well...I guess there's not much point since...

Well...I guess there's not much point since you've already been thoughtlessly spoiled by a previous post, however...

When in Amkethran, you will meet Balthazar who will show you a couple of new...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-26-2001, 11:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By Throntar
Ahhhh...yessss...at long last...some "old-timer"...

Ahhhh...yessss...at long last...some "old-timer" gamers http://www.tgeweb.com/cgi-bin/ubb/noncgi/smiles/biggrin.gif

"The Secret of Bone Hill" was one of my favorites for low-level parties starting...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-24-2001, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By Throntar
Staves would also be OK. There are a couple of...

Staves would also be OK. There are a couple of pretty good staves in the game. You also might want to think about GMing him in slings...

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Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-24-2001, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By Throntar
Nada. He's no longer a Bhaalspawn, so the...

Nada.

He's no longer a Bhaalspawn, so the sword no longer works for him. http://www.tgeweb.com/cgi-bin/ubb/noncgi/smiles/biggrin.gif

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Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-24-2001, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By Throntar
Yup. Knew that. However, prior to activating...

Yup. Knew that. However, prior to activating the machine...I checked her current WIS score and it was 17. I must have bumped it up somehow in the past. I may have created a Manual of ? (for...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-23-2001, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By Throntar
There is a patch over at Interplay's site that...

There is a patch over at Interplay's site that fixes some of the problems associated with W2k. Are you sure that problem is occurring due to SK? Maybe it's just W2k, since W2k is not officially...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-23-2001, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By Throntar
This is kind of a weird one that I'm hopeful...

This is kind of a weird one that I'm hopeful someone may be able to give me some insight into...

When I was fiddling around with the Machine of Lum the Mad...I decided that I wanted Aerie to get...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-23-2001, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By Throntar
I haven't played through far enough to know...

I haven't played through far enough to know anything about the potion...

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Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-23-2001, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By Throntar
Jim, It is probably related to the fact that...

Jim,

It is probably related to the fact that your Kensai already has an extraordinary CON score. IIRC, a CON of 20 does not grant you any HP bonuses above what 19 does. I believe, once...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-20-2001, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By Throntar
My specs are almost identical to yours except for...

My specs are almost identical to yours except for I'm using an AMD-K2 chip (366MHz) and my video card is integrated video. Same RAM and card has 8MB on it. Might want to just turn some unnecessary...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-20-2001, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By Throntar
Happens to me once in a great while. It helps to...

Happens to me once in a great while. It helps to turn off all of the programs running in the background. Shut down everything (in Win 98) except for "explorer" and "systray". Those two are all you...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-20-2001, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By Throntar
Hi Epona! Check out these linke over at...

Hi Epona!

Check out these linke over at Black Isle:

http://feedback.blackisle.com/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=9&t=001673&p=...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 07-20-2001, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By Throntar
I haven't used Valgyar in my party before now, so...

I haven't used Valgyar in my party before now, so here's a question regarding him...

Stalkers are supposed to get the Special Ability to cast Haste, Prot. from Normal Weapons, and ? at 12th level,...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-20-2001, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By Throntar
Yup. I think she had like a -8 AC or something...

Yup. I think she had like a -8 AC or something similar. I really liked her elemental summoning abilities along with Insect Swarm, but every time she went into melee...she got chunked. Maybe I'm...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-20-2001, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By Throntar
Sounds like a bug, dude. I had Minsc wearing it...

Sounds like a bug, dude. I had Minsc wearing it and it came over fine. As a matter of fact, I removed it from Minsc and gave it to Sarevok when I dumped Minsc for him...

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Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-20-2001, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By Throntar
Hmmm...this might be just the excuse you need to...

Hmmm...this might be just the excuse you need to buy a laptop! http://www.tgeweb.com/cgi-bin/ubb/noncgi/smiles/biggrin.gif

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Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-20-2001, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By Throntar
I think that it's tied to XPs rather than levels....

I think that it's tied to XPs rather than levels. Originally, I thought that you got special abilities at 20th level, but Aerie isn't 20th level and she is receiveing special abilities. So...I'd...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-20-2001, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By Throntar
Welcome to the board Spook! Have you...

Welcome to the board Spook!

Have you actually played a game with Sarevok in your party? I suspect not... If you make him swear an oath, he's no problem at all (except for some whining)...but he...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-20-2001, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By Throntar
Consider your question confirmed....

Consider your question confirmed. http://www.tgeweb.com/cgi-bin/ubb/noncgi/smiles/biggrin.gif

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Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-20-2001, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By Throntar
First of all...Welcome to IronWorks Ladie! ...

First of all...Welcome to IronWorks Ladie!

As Rodimus mentioned, you shouldn't have to lure the demon anywhere. I simply summoned a bunch of Skeleton Warriors and Fire Elementals and hasted...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 07-19-2001, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By Throntar
She'll turn up. Just continue on with your game....

She'll turn up. Just continue on with your game. Do a couple of easy quests in the city or something.

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Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 07-19-2001, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By Throntar
I *think* IIRC that you have to leave the docks...

I *think* IIRC that you have to leave the docks district for the "trigger" to occur. The next time you rest after that, she should appear again. I think that I went to the Copper Coronet after that...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 07-19-2001, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By Throntar
Whatever you like to do is what matters,...

Whatever you like to do is what matters, Ace...http://www.tgeweb.com/cgi-bin/ubb/noncgi/smiles/biggrin.gif

However, if you want to use Wild Magic, why don't you just go get yourself a copy of ToB?...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 07-19-2001, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By Throntar
The fact that you cannot rest in the Radiant...

The fact that you cannot rest in the Radiant Heart Hall was an oversight in the game. It may have been fixed via the ToB expansion pack, but I'm not sure about that...

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Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-19-2001, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By Throntar
I had the same exact thing happen to me... I...

I had the same exact thing happen to me...

I picked it up after chunking one of the foes in Level 2. I then tried to sell it to the Knight of Helm on the top of the Keep. She told me that same...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-18-2001, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By Throntar
He's *not* giving false information, you just...

He's *not* giving false information, you just don't know what he's talking about. I have personally gotten the "mini-holy avenger" that he refers to (aka - The Purifier +4) out of the stone in the...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 07-18-2001, 05:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,597
Posted By Throntar
Actually, the Wave halberd destroys *fire*...

Actually, the Wave halberd destroys *fire* elementals, salamanders, and something else upon successful hit (no save). It was a weapon created by the Goddess Umberlee for the use of her champion. ...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 07-18-2001, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By Throntar
Armor of the Hart has a better AC bonus than the...

Armor of the Hart has a better AC bonus than the Gorgon Plate. http://www.tgeweb.com/cgi-bin/ubb/noncgi/smiles/biggrin.gif That's the best armor in the game, IMHO.

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Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 07-18-2001, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 565
Posted By Throntar
What about the orcs in the Windspear Hills room...

What about the orcs in the Windspear Hills room that turn you into porcupines with arrows +1? They smoked my ass before I could unlock those doors and light 'em up! Other than that one instance, I...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 07-18-2001, 02:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,597
Posted By Throntar
Flail of the Ages, by far. I just don't *ever*...

Flail of the Ages, by far. I just don't *ever* use this weapon. It's slow and always loses out in my party to more powerful weapons (and proficiencies).

After I'm done with Nalia's Keep, I...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 07-18-2001, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 834
Posted By Throntar
Don't think that is the case. If you read the...

Don't think that is the case. If you read the description for the arrows, it states that the arrows act as a "Dispel Magic" spell. Waluin mentioned that in an earlier reply in this thread....
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 07-18-2001, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 565
Posted By Throntar
That happened to me before... If you take...

That happened to me before...

If you take the wrong dialogue path, you'll piss her off and only get a pittiance. If you kiss her butt a little bit, then you'll get the 10 large. I made that...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II Archives 07-18-2001, 02:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 834
Posted By Throntar
Well, if a mage has stoneskin cast...then you're...

Well, if a mage has stoneskin cast...then you're going to use 10 arrows of biting just to get through his stoneskin. Then you'll use one more to hit him with (assuming you hit him). All this vs....
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