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Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 11-18-2002, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By Lord Ludtke
Hmmm........I had that happen a couple times, but...

Hmmm........I had that happen a couple times, but only because I threw in capitals in wrong places, or forgot quotes. So remember C++ is case sensitive and it should look something like this.
...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 11-18-2002, 06:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,058
Posted By Lord Ludtke
I tried with a monk, and still had problems with...

I tried with a monk, and still had problems with sorcs and their protections. Even crappy spells like maze will finish off a solo monks game although the magic resists were very nice. Then there...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 11-18-2002, 06:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,830
Posted By Lord Ludtke
Just to address a couple of your concerns. ...

Just to address a couple of your concerns. Assassins start off pretty crappy, but really kick ass in ToB as your backstab hits crazy high damage. Once you get your skills pick Use Any Item, which...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 11-18-2002, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By Lord Ludtke
Question Mark Thx for the help with the items, and dont worry,...

Thx for the help with the items, and dont worry, me and Dundee go way back( pre-mod days :D ) and I have already soloed this game a couple of times once with a sorc, using a couple different spells...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 11-18-2002, 04:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By Lord Ludtke
I have been away from this game for a while, so I...

I have been away from this game for a while, so I cant remember all the gear I should have. I have Imoen helping out my monk and kensai, and frankly she sucks.

I remember my solo sorc casting TS...
Forum: Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2 Also SoU & HotU Forum 11-14-2002, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By Lord Ludtke
Woohoo, thx guys! That answered just about...

Woohoo, thx guys!

That answered just about all my questions, plus I might try buying it on ebay since its still $80 on the shelf here(canadian money).
Forum: Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2 Also SoU & HotU Forum 11-14-2002, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By Lord Ludtke
Thx for the reply, that cleared some things up. ...

Thx for the reply, that cleared some things up.

Still need more opinions, IG used to be full of people just waiting to tell you what they thought.
Forum: General Conversation Archives (11/2000 - 01/2005) 11-14-2002, 05:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By Lord Ludtke
All Hail fellow Edmontonians! Anyone else...

All Hail fellow Edmontonians!

Anyone else get rejected trying to get a job at Bioware? I said I would play any of their games up to 16 hours a day and it would only cost them the price of the...
Forum: Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2 Also SoU & HotU Forum 11-14-2002, 05:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By Lord Ludtke
Obviously this might be biased towards NWN since...

Obviously this might be biased towards NWN since it is in that area, but I would like to hear from the people that liked it and hated it.

A little background:

I enjoyed the story of BG2 and...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 09-18-2002, 02:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 526
Posted By Lord Ludtke
Cows in roleplaying game? Perhaps the boys at...

Cows in roleplaying game? Perhaps the boys at bioware were trying to answer blizzards D2 cow level.

Just a thought..
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-28-2002, 02:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 689
Posted By Lord Ludtke
Sorcerer is definately the easiest to solo, and...

Sorcerer is definately the easiest to solo, and if you like fighting the monk becomes very powerful in the higher levels. I was worried about dealing with magic spells and especially Beholders, but...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-28-2002, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By Lord Ludtke
Welcome Fresco. No BGII is not like diablo...

Welcome Fresco.

No BGII is not like diablo in the sense that your stats essentially stay with you the entire game except for some special spots. Without spoiling you, it happens near the end of...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-20-2002, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By Lord Ludtke
Thanks Azred, that sounds about right. ...

Thanks Azred, that sounds about right.

Statistically, that makes my monk almost impervious to magic. 22% of the time that MR fails, X 2/20(or 10%) needed for my saving throw to fail, and then...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-20-2002, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 140
Posted By Lord Ludtke
Sometimes sarcasm is lost on some people, even...

Sometimes sarcasm is lost on some people, even with the blatent smiley that says "warning, this comment may contain traces of sarcasm".
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-20-2002, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 344
Posted By Lord Ludtke
str: 18 dex: 14(getting older...) con: 16(can...

str: 18
dex: 14(getting older...)
con: 16(can take a beating, and drink pretty good)
int: 17(*7* years of uni give me an edge here)
wis: 8(*7* years of uni also taught me I know nothing yet)...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-20-2002, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By Lord Ludtke
Change the name in your override folder. Say it...

Change the name in your override folder. Say it is clk001.itm, rename it to clk001.itm.new, and the game will bypass this unknown file extension and go back to the OG.

There are several sources...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-20-2002, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By Lord Ludtke
When does one kick in, and when does the other? ...

When does one kick in, and when does the other? If I am resistant to something, why still make a saving throw?

I think I have 78% MR now, so does that mean that 78% of the time a spell has no...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-19-2002, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 365
Posted By Lord Ludtke
Level 30 sorc should be all you need for this...

Level 30 sorc should be all you need for this one, the rest are just gravy. Contrary to what everyone else is saying, I took care of his buddies first.

Room pre the battle, cast PI and summon as...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-15-2002, 01:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,466
Posted By Lord Ludtke
-17 is the best sustainable AC you can get in...

-17 is the best sustainable AC you can get in SoA. Sustainable meaning forever, not buffed with spells, or using armour that turns to dust in the next chapter.

As for AC against missile weapons,...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-15-2002, 01:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 483
Posted By Lord Ludtke
Thanks for clarifying.... :D

Thanks for clarifying.... :D
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-14-2002, 03:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 643
Posted By Lord Ludtke
Try a PI with improved alacrity right after the...

Try a PI with improved alacrity right after the time stop. You two rounds or 20 tu's to cast. The Robe of Vecna and amulet of power get Dragon's breath down to 1 tu, so you can get *5* of those...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-14-2002, 03:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 483
Posted By Lord Ludtke
<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by...

<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Dundee Slaytern:


Area of Effect Traps: Spell Immunity, Mirror Image<hr></blockquote>

Just wanted to clarify on the area of effect spells. Is...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-14-2002, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By Lord Ludtke
I thought Ironworks was down for the last week or...

I thought Ironworks was down for the last week or so, but now I see people have been happily posting away. Every time I tried to connect I got a Virtual Directory not listed error.

I don't know...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-02-2002, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By Lord Ludtke
Then you can play it like a normal game by...

Then you can play it like a normal game by copying the save file from the MPsave folder to the normal save folder. That way, there is no lag like in the MP games.

Try only making 5 chars so you...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-02-2002, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By Lord Ludtke
<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by...

<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Dreamer128:
Well, backstabing isnt very important in Tob but it might be usefull in SOA. <hr></blockquote>

*huh?*

I took out the entire gaggle...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 02-02-2002, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,066
Posted By Lord Ludtke
When you first go up there he asks you to leave. ...

When you first go up there he asks you to leave. Say "yeah, sure..." and then set traps in the bottom right corner of the screen. He gets pissed in a couple seconds and starts attacking you.
...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-31-2002, 01:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 463
Posted By Lord Ludtke
<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by...

<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Deaths Touch:
also, spoiler me, but i cannot remember where the earliest boots of speed are... i will need them fairly early on, so could you spoil...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-31-2002, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 601
Posted By Lord Ludtke
I use Bender's from Futurama. I think I got it...

I use Bender's from Futurama. I think I got it from Sorcerer's Palace. Every time you get hit,"Hey, I'm busting my ass over here and I don't see anyone kissing it!"

Anytime someone pipes up for...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-30-2002, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Lord Ludtke
I'd say halforc berserker dualweilding...

I'd say halforc berserker dualweilding longswords, and then put some points in katanas if you get the Fury.

If you are CE, fight the guards as soon as you think you can take them and outfit your...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-29-2002, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By Lord Ludtke
I would save the prof points in bastard sword...

I would save the prof points in bastard sword until very late in the game. There are 2 good bastards that show up in ToB, but there are still lots of long swords. Even a good short sword, SS of...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-29-2002, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By Lord Ludtke
If you are evil, take the Black Razor. You will...

If you are evil, take the Black Razor. You will not want to put that one down. And at that point your off hand will be good enough to put the Answerer in.

There aren't any great bastard swords...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-29-2002, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By Lord Ludtke
Long sword, sword and shield style and long bow...

Long sword, sword and shield style and long bow worked well for me. If you are planning on dual weilding, pick long and katanas.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-29-2002, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By Lord Ludtke
20. Take over animals and solve the age old...

20. Take over animals and solve the age old question, who is tougher the moose or the rabbit?
21. Take away all a chars weapons and armour, dismiss him and equip the rest of your team with darts. ...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-28-2002, 12:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 593
Posted By Lord Ludtke
I finished it with a sorcerer which was pretty...

I finished it with a sorcerer which was pretty easy. I got killed as an assassin and abandoned that one. One of the problems was not being able to attack mu's you can't see. I figured the paladins...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-28-2002, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 251
Posted By Lord Ludtke
Melf's Minute Meteors will get you through most...

Melf's Minute Meteors will get you through most of the game. You throw them at 5/round and are considered +5 when considering what to hit, iirc. Try them when the rest of the party is saying "This...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-28-2002, 03:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 844
Posted By Lord Ludtke
<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by...

<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Oni Master:
I will circumvent it, using Shadow Keeper or what not.

<hr></blockquote>

At the end of the day, the only person you have to...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-24-2002, 07:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,544
Posted By Lord Ludtke
<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by...

<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Eldoran:
Since nobody has represented two weapons worthy of some attention, I will.
Answerer +4 (longsword)
Each hit lowers opponents magic...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-24-2002, 05:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 895
Posted By Lord Ludtke
Finished SoA with Elven Fighter/thief, half orc...

Finished SoA with Elven Fighter/thief, half orc straight fighter, solo CN sorcerer, duo CE Assassin and CE Sorceress.

Finished Tob with the duo Assassin and Sorceress.

Currently having trouble...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-24-2002, 05:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 895
Posted By Lord Ludtke
Finished SoA with Elven Fighter/thief, half orc...

Finished SoA with Elven Fighter/thief, half orc straight fighter, solo CN sorcerer, duo CE Assassin and CE Sorceress.

Finished Tob with the duo Assassin and Sorceress.

Currently having trouble...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-23-2002, 01:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 646
Posted By Lord Ludtke
Does no one like the bracers of archery? +2 to...

Does no one like the bracers of archery? +2 to Thaco can be very helpful, especially post boots of speed, you can run to get space to whack em a couple more times, and be sure to hit im.

Just my...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-22-2002, 03:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,687
Posted By Lord Ludtke
<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by...

<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Cayone:
what does montelos cloak do? and where do i find it?<hr></blockquote>

It gives +1 to Ac, +1 to all saves and +2 Thaco to offhand. Only...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-22-2002, 10:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,687
Posted By Lord Ludtke
<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by...

<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by toriuxik:
Are you kidding!? wow... I found that my 5 attack wonder lacked a reasonable THACO with just about everything... Of course, the weapons...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-21-2002, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By Lord Ludtke
You can give the demon the real eggs for a...

You can give the demon the real eggs for a halberd +4, iirc, in case you were planning on killing the dragon anyway.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-21-2002, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By Lord Ludtke
<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by...

<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Tormentor:
i didnt enjoyed the screenshots at all! (ripped graphics frome everywhere, even PT) ill surely skip this since i'm on 56k anyway ...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-21-2002, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By Lord Ludtke
I am duoing a sorcerer and an assassin right now,...

I am duoing a sorcerer and an assassin right now, finally got ToB and they are around level 29 and 35 respectively.

The problem is, I don't recall seeing my THAC0 reduced in the last 5-10 levels. ...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-21-2002, 02:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,687
Posted By Lord Ludtke
If you are dual wielding, there is nothing better...

If you are dual wielding, there is nothing better then monotelo's cloak that cespenar puts together for you. Even my assassin is hitting everything.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-21-2002, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By Lord Ludtke
TDD (http://teambg.db-forge.com/net/tdd/) I...

TDD (http://teambg.db-forge.com/net/tdd/) I believe that is where it is.


http://lordluds.freeservers.com/images/death.jpg
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-21-2002, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By Lord Ludtke
It is a mod, allows way more kits, more items and...

It is a mod, allows way more kits, more items and longer gameplay.
Trying to find the location.....


http://lordluds.freeservers.com/images/duo1.jpg
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-21-2002, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By Lord Ludtke
I thought I read a thread that said(wow, poetry)...

I thought I read a thread that said(wow, poetry) you couldn't backstab with something that is not a piercing weapon. Since the staff is crushing, what's up...?
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-21-2002, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 335
Posted By Lord Ludtke
<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by...

<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Glorfindel:


uhh.... Im gonna b picky Sry but isnt it Protagonist????

[ 01-21-2002: Message edited by: Glorfindel ]<hr></blockquote>

Yeah,...
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