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Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-06-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,462
Posted By Imrahil
Re: Oh, Aerie, I've missed you, too...

Well, what it mostly does it let you play BG & BGII on today's computers, so if you are already able to play & replay it, you probably don't need it. :)

Also, they added some new NPC's, in both...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-03-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,462
Posted By Imrahil
Oh, Aerie, I've missed you, too...

Hey, is anyone still here? :)

I recently bought the Enhanced Edition of BGI & BGII & am replaying them. I played a Good character through BGI & an Evil character, & am just now beginning my...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-29-2007, 11:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,457
Posted By Imrahil
I think this just didn't sink in for me when I...

I think this just didn't sink in for me when I read it.

Six, you have to go play Ascension, with all the Improved Bosses that come with it (also, does that mean you haven't actually tried...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-29-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,457
Posted By Imrahil
Shield of Reflection. I would actually...

Shield of Reflection.

I would actually consider her to be the easiest.[/b]</font>[/QUOTE]Oh, certainly she's one of the easiest to kill, I'm just saying I fear her the most because she can Dispel...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-28-2007, 11:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,457
Posted By Imrahil
It is possible to keep Sarevok on your side, but...

It is possible to keep Sarevok on your side, but given how you described your character, you probably chose the dialogues that told him you won't need him later or you'll kill him or something,...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-28-2007, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,457
Posted By Imrahil
Focus is a part of Ascension, I think. You get...

Focus is a part of Ascension, I think. You get it when you still the last pool, & it allows you to ignore Time Stop for 4 rounds. Any Simulacrums of yours will also have it, so if you have that...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-28-2007, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,551
Posted By Imrahil
I've played with all those MOD's installed & not...

I've played with all those MOD's installed & not run into this problem because of them. But... I have run into a problem like that when either CHARNAME or Aerie (not specific to Aerie - it can...
Forum: Wizards & Warriors Forum 04-28-2007, 01:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,857
Posted By Imrahil
Quite entertaining, all around. I read all the...

Quite entertaining, all around. I read all the chapters, "stumbling" across them around chapter 14 or so. Just wanted to chime in for the "lurking but reading" crowd & say how fun it was & that for...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-28-2007, 12:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,159
Posted By Imrahil
Speaking of which, I can't help but chuckle when...

Speaking of which, I can't help but chuckle when someone says..
...instead of tomes. Also? Rouge. Hilarious, IMO. Just pretend they actually meant to say "rouge" instead of "rogue" - guarantee...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-27-2007, 11:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,400
Posted By Imrahil
With the XP Remover in the G3 BG Fixpack...

With the XP Remover in the G3 BG Fixpack (http://www.gibberlings3.net/downloads/#BG2fixpack) (I think, if not in there, try the Tweak Pack right below it), you can achieve Level 40 in your active...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-27-2007, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,325
Posted By Imrahil
It's pretty much designed for a party which has...

It's pretty much designed for a party which has kep a Druid for a while, but there is an easy way around the fight for those who haven't.

Don't recruit Cernd, first off. Meet him at the north end...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 03-11-2007, 12:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,463
Posted By Imrahil
I recently started up a new game after a long...

I recently started up a new game after a long hiatus and realized I was doing some things just because I *always* do them (or, I guess, *never* do them). Nothing major, nothing plot-important. Just...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-06-2007, 12:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,542
Posted By Imrahil
That order will work fine. As for other MOD's to...

That order will work fine. As for other MOD's to add, consider it more like this...

1)Official Patch
2)BG2 Fixpack Beta

3-X) Berserker Minsc
3-X) Banter Pack
3-X) Dungeon Be Gone
3-X)...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-06-2007, 12:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By Imrahil
Gah... I don't want to spoil too much, but that's...

Gah... I don't want to spoil too much, but that's potentially a recipe for flaming death if you don't consider the fact that you can detect & possibly disarm any traps that might be on that eye in...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 01-06-2007, 12:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By Imrahil
1) There's a "better" way to cheat to have all...

1) There's a "better" way to cheat to have all strongholds available to your classes without using the Mulitple Strongholds MOD, which grants you all strongholds regardless of your class.

After...
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2006, 02:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,219
Posted By Imrahil
Take a look at The Broken Hourglass...

Take a look at The Broken Hourglass (http://www.planewalkergames.com/component/option,com_frontpage/Itemid,1/). It's got several of the big names over at Pocket Plane behind it, definitely fits in...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 08-01-2006, 10:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,871
Posted By Imrahil
Try out Silver Star...

Try out Silver Star (http://www.final-exodus.net/resting/index.php?s=32b9340e82731c87d86c7cfbac15a572&showtopic=44). She's basically an Assassin, so you should probably still have another "regular"...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-30-2006, 07:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,111
Posted By Imrahil
Unless you have Nalia for a while - then you can...

Unless you have Nalia for a while - then you can find out about the Slave Lords & even mention that that's why you're there when Sion confronts you at the entrance (I'm reasonably sure that stuff's...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-30-2006, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By Imrahil
You can break most of the race/class restrictions...

You can break most of the race/class restrictions using SK. Try opening up your Save game, then scrolling to Jan's picture. Now go to the Characteristics tab & change his Class from "Mage Thief" to...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-05-2006, 10:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 39,882
Posted By Imrahil
True, that's the role-playing version of the...

True, that's the role-playing version of the explanantion, but I don't think the Kobold avatar could've been used in any case, due to weapon restrictions which would cause the game to crash.

No,...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-01-2006, 04:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 39,882
Posted By Imrahil
Kari uses the Female Human Mage avatar. I don't...

Kari uses the Female Human Mage avatar. I don't think the Kobold avatar supports enough weapons, which is why, I assume, she uses a Human avatar.

You're probably right, but I kind of saw a...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-30-2006, 11:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 39,882
Posted By Imrahil
Here's the update... Name: Xan (by...

Here's the update...


Name: Xan (by Kulyok) 1.0
Characteristics: LN Male Elf Enchanter
Str: 13 Dex: 16 Con: 7 Int: 17 Wis: 14 Cha: 16
Equipment: 2 Potions of Healing, 5 Potions of...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-25-2006, 08:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 39,882
Posted By Imrahil
Good timing. I just finished up a game with the...

Good timing. I just finished up a game with the new Xan (by Kulyok) at PPG (http://forums.pocketplane.net/index.php?PHPSESSID=613dbd9e087747350f93120ec5652222&topic=21558.0), which I can highly...
Forum: Entertainment (Movies, TV Shows and Books/Comics) 01-01-2006, 01:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,081
Posted By Imrahil
I have to agree with Luvian on this one. The...

I have to agree with Luvian on this one. The cinematography was nice & the non-human characters looked cool, but the story was weak. So maybe the kids are the key to a prophecy, but once the snow...
Forum: Miscellaneous Games (RPG or not) 01-01-2006, 01:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,187
Posted By Imrahil
Spoilers... . . . . . . . . ...

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When you first talk to her, she's distracted by the Sensorium. You need to go back outside & talk to Salabash the Onyx. He thinks that means he can take over as...
Forum: Entertainment (Movies, TV Shows and Books/Comics) 11-05-2005, 08:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,447
Posted By Imrahil
How about... - Roadhouse - Big Trouble in...

How about...

- Roadhouse
- Big Trouble in Little China
- Tremors (the sequels are just bad, IMO, rather than so bad they're good)
- Clueless
- Starship Troopers (again, the sequel is just...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 09-27-2005, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Imrahil
FWIW, NEBISASMELLYBASTARD is 0 if he's not there...

FWIW, NEBISASMELLYBASTARD is 0 if he's not there yet, 1 if he's there & alive, & 2 if he's dead (& yes, you can kill him, reset it to 1, & then go back & meet him again).

IMTOOSEXYFORTHISBRUS is,...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-19-2005, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,692
Posted By Imrahil
You can, but it apparently wants you to have at...

You can, but it apparently wants you to have at least 1 spell in your school from every level, so when you go to pick, say, 4th level spells, you're stuck. I should try it again with a different...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-18-2005, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,692
Posted By Imrahil
The only way I've ever found that's even close to...

The only way I've ever found that's even close to working is through frequent use of ShadowKeeper.

You can give your Sorcerer the Wild Mage kit & play along fine as if it were doing what you...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-17-2005, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By Imrahil
The G3 Tweak Pack...

The G3 Tweak Pack (http://www.gibberlings3.net/downloads/index.php) (scroll down til you see it) contains a Max HP on Level Up component (& a 100% Learn Spells component, which is another function of...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-15-2005, 09:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,776
Posted By Imrahil
I'm pretty sure the Alhoon is treated as a Lich,...

I'm pretty sure the Alhoon is treated as a Lich, which is why Breach won't work on him. I think his difficulty varies wildly depending on whether or not you have
- vanilla SoA
- Tactics Slightly...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-14-2005, 10:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,100
Posted By Imrahil
I'm not sure I agree with that. He *is* a member...

I'm not sure I agree with that. He *is* a member of The Five, after all. He just seems more like a "end justifies the means" type of guy who would use *any* weapon at his disposal.

- Imrahil
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Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-10-2005, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By Imrahil
If nothing else, you can still use *scrolls* of...

If nothing else, you can still use *scrolls* of 9th level spells. Call it a hunch, but I think you'll even find a Time Stop scroll soon... smile.gif

- Imrahil
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-07-2005, 11:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By Imrahil
Demons can't attack you if you're Protected from...

Demons can't attack you if you're Protected from Evil, so without a valid target, the Pit Fiend will just stay invisible until un-Summoned. What you can do (if you want to fight it but your whole...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 06-26-2005, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By Imrahil
If you mean you sold it, you should be able to...

If you mean you sold it, you should be able to just buy it back from whoever you sold it to. But, if not, the code for the Pommel Jewel is SW1H54C.

- Imrahil
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 06-23-2005, 11:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,751
Posted By Imrahil
There is a point where you'll have to choose...

There is a point where you'll have to choose between them. You can continue being nice to both until they force you to pick one (or neither). It'll look something like...

1 - No, Jaheira. ...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 06-22-2005, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,852
Posted By Imrahil
I'm reasonably sure about the following, but not...

I'm reasonably sure about the following, but not 100%...

With just Ascension installed, you can get Balthazar (if you're good) or Bodhi (if you're evil) as not-in-party helpers. They're...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 06-13-2005, 06:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 39,882
Posted By Imrahil
Update: I updated Valen & Silver Star (a little...

Update: I updated Valen & Silver Star (a little while back) & recently updated Kido & added Wikaede.

- Imrahil
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 06-12-2005, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,129
Posted By Imrahil
You got them all. Just to be sure, though, have...

You got them all. Just to be sure, though, have you approached the elemental portals *before* freeing the mage from Imprisonment? You can keep killing elementals until they stop spawning (about...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 06-12-2005, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,362
Posted By Imrahil
Try this - I'm pretty sure it should work... ...

Try this - I'm pretty sure it should work...

- create a Human Thief with at least 17 in Str & Dex

- start the game

- immediately Dual to Fighter

- save your game
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-31-2005, 08:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,920
Posted By Imrahil
I've heard (with virtually nothing but...

I've heard (with virtually nothing but well-reasoned speculation) that the Small Teeth Pass was originally supposed to connect Brynnlaw to the Asylum. Makes sense (sort of) given the icons used &...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-31-2005, 02:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,883
Posted By Imrahil
Hmm, but whhy does it work against Iron and...

Hmm, but whhy does it work against Iron and Adamantium Golems if it's only +1-2? Cause only +3 and above are supposed to hurt them.</font>[/QUOTE]Because it's *always* considered +4 when determining...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-30-2005, 10:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By Imrahil
Sheesh! Intrepid? ;) In any case, the...

Sheesh! Intrepid? ;) In any case, the reviews are here (http://www.ironworksforum.com/ubb/noncgi/ultimatebb.php?ubb=get_topic;f=2;t=024694) if you're interested. I'd personally suggest Silver...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-30-2005, 08:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,883
Posted By Imrahil
To clarify, though, it "works" on pretty much...

To clarify, though, it "works" on pretty much anything short of Anath, meaning it can hit creatures that require +1 or better to hit, +2 or better to hit, +3 or better to hit, & +4 or better to hit....
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-30-2005, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By Imrahil
I believe Sillara (1/2 of Saerileth's creators)...

I believe Sillara (1/2 of Saerileth's creators) checks here on occasion, but you might be better off posting your feedback here...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-10-2005, 10:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 39,882
Posted By Imrahil
Krondor is quite enjoyable, but I think (as far...

Krondor is quite enjoyable, but I think (as far as I can find) that his download link has been pulled. His current forum is here...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-26-2005, 11:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,777
Posted By Imrahil
I've read this debate with much interest mainly...

I've read this debate with much interest mainly because I *hate* the current incarnation of The Wizard Slayer Kit & find it utterly boring to play & was indeed hoping an improved WS might come about....
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-18-2005, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,092
Posted By Imrahil
That is a problem - Saerileth requires ToB (if...

That is a problem - Saerileth requires ToB (if nothing else, just because you have to visit Watcher's Keep briefly, even during the SoA portion of the game).

- Imrahil
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-12-2005, 02:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,876
Posted By Imrahil
You should be OK as long as you don't get the...

You should be OK as long as you don't get the Thief Guild from Renal. In my experience, she was OK with a Thief, but as soon as you step into the Docks she checks to see if you're running the Guild...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-12-2005, 01:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 39,882
Posted By Imrahil
I'd like for other people to post their own...

I'd like for other people to post their own opinions of the NPC's they've played here, so as to get some different opinions - even something as simple as "I like NPC's A, B, & C but didn't like X, Y,...
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