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Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 12,532
Posted By Xanthul
Re: HD Version of Baldur's Gate?

Already preordered.... Baldur's Gate, here cometh (back) Xanthul!
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-16-2010, 01:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,011
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Solo Assassin

Thieves aren't really my thing so my info might not be 100% accurate here but I'll do my best.

- About getting out of stealth before backstabbing, the only thing I can think of is that either...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 06-11-2010, 02:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,280
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Advice with my party

I am about to finish the game (ToTSC + final chapter left) and just a word of advice: if you are a powergamer like I am, you might end up angry about this mod. Like I said I am playing a paladin and...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-20-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,358
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Natural Regeneration in Tutu

This is a very good idea and pretty realistic since everyone heals over time, no matter how frail.

I wouldn't know how to adjust numbers but at first glance they look reasonable. It's good that...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-19-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,280
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Advice with my party

I am glad you are enjoying it!

Unfortunately, I had a computer problem recently and I lost some data, including the savegame for this party (I had already completed most of Athkatla, I was level...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-12-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,141
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Altering NPCs

Some good ole thread necromancy to post that I finally found a mod that does this for me without me needing to tweak all the values manually:

<a...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 05-11-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 735
Posted By Xanthul
Alternatives mod

I was just browsing for mods because I might RYA soon (Reroll, Yet Again) so I wanted something to spice up a cavalier playthrough. I found a relatively recent one by the Gibberling 3 called...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-28-2010, 02:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,280
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Advice with my party

Yeah I usually end up selling a lot of potions/scrolls because I always think "I can make it through this encounter without wasting any consumables" . I need to get the habit to just use them...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-27-2010, 01:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,280
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Advice with my party

Yeah I never played tactics, I don't like being force to cheese through the game. I do play on insane though.

Item randomiser can be found <a...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-26-2010, 03:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,280
Posted By Xanthul
Advice with my party

I designed a party based around NPCs I haven't played with and party interaction. We are currently doing the unseeing eye quest, haven't done much more before (Circus Tent, Mencar, Sewers group,...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 04-19-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,920
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Volothamp's Comeuppance -- 3rd Edition

FYI: My wife "thanks" you for making me start a BG1 + BG2 Female Cavalier game.

On a more serious note, excellent work as usual, your site is amazing.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 11-24-2009, 01:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,650
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Volothamp's Comeuppance wants your input

Question 1: 1440x900 widescreen

Question 2: Only those that I have played enough to rate. 5-6 is I don't like it but I can manage to play if needed, 7-8 is pretty entertaining, 9-10 are a blast....
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 10-18-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,141
Posted By Xanthul
Altering NPCs

Hi everyone,

I was wondering if anyone knows a good way to edit NPCs completely. My problem is that I have beaten the game several times but there are some NPCs that I still haven't tried because...
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,527
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Joke World 09-01-09

PG...

A man walks into a bar and sees a sign that says:

Ham sandwich - 2$
Veggies sandwich - 3$
Cheese sandwich - 3$
Handjob - 5$

He takes a seat and a beautiful blonde waiter comes.
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,527
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Joke World 09-01-09

An older couple went to a nice restaurant to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary. They sit down and the waiter is amazed at how he addresses her... "Darling", "my love", "sweetie", "honey", etc....
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,527
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Joke World 09-01-09

One about blondies...

Three female prisoners, two brunettes and a blonde, were about to be executed in some country. A few days before the execution, a priest visits them and is so devastated...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2009, 02:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,041
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Decent hotel in London

Thanks everyone for the responses, I really appreciate it. Some of the hotels you recommended don't have any available rooms for the dates I need, but I still checked them all plus the cheap London...
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2009, 02:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,041
Posted By Xanthul
Decent hotel in London

My wife and I are going to spend a few days in London in a month but we still haven't booked any hotel. We've been checking a few hotel websites (hotels, tripadvisor, etc) but we haven't found...
Forum: General Discussion 09-01-2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,004
Posted By Xanthul
Re: I quit my job! Going into business for myself

Hehe hi Larry! Still rocking the OHF nick I see :)

I saw your thread about the search for a new job too, maybe we should all join forces and create some kind of company for us disgruntled people!...
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,004
Posted By Xanthul
Re: I quit my job! Going into business for myself

Not bad, got married and all... kinda fed up with my job atm, this week or the next one I will know how if I promote this year, we'll see how it goes... If I don't I will probably start trying to...
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,335
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Joke World 08-01-09

The local priest meets some woman whose wedding he officiated a couple of years ago.

- How is the marriage going?
- Pretty good, we are trying to have a child but we haven't had any luck yet
-...
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2009, 01:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,004
Posted By Xanthul
Re: I quit my job! Going into business for myself

Best of luck mate! Gotta admire what you're going to do, I've always wanted to do it too but I feel too tied up at the moment with the mortgage and everything... maybe some day.
Forum: General Discussion 08-25-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,335
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Joke World 08-01-09

Got these in the mail... oldie but some are nice (and PG).

LOVE: Word with 2 vowels, 2 consonants and 2 idiots.
ARCHITECT: Someone not manly enough to be an engineer but not queer enough to be a...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 08-03-2009, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,684
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Perfect MP 4 Person Party

I once played a 3 character party that worked pretty well:

- Ranger/cleric - Best way to cover Cleric spells, Druid spells, Tank and damage duties, all in one.
- Swashbuckler - Ended up more...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 07-04-2009, 05:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By Xanthul
Re: What am I missing?

Yep, each level has 3 exits: up, down and out. They are marked in the map so in case of doubt just check it.
Forum: Baldurs Gate & Tales of the Sword Coast 06-28-2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Just started playing

If you edit the ini file like Kezardin says, you will only need the first CD no matter which area you visit. In fact, I believe the installation is supposed to do just that if you do the full install...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 06-28-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,131
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Coming out of the closet

Well the final boss didn't seem overly difficult to me (I don't have any Improved anything mods though, just the official patch and the widescreen mod, Insane difficulty level). I "cheated" in a way...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 06-28-2009, 05:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,131
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Coming out of the closet

Spoiler reminder...
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Yeah, I think that up to Yaga Shura the plot is tolerable even if linear, but once you get to Amkethran it's just "go here and there and kill all these people"....
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 06-27-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,131
Posted By Xanthul
Shocked Coming out of the closet

ToB Spoilers...
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Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2009, 11:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,063
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Joke World 06-01-09

A rich lawyer is driving his brand new Mercedes around LA and decides to stop for a drink. He parks the car and as soon as he opens the door to step out, a truck comes at a high speed and completely...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,063
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Joke World 06-01-09

Four guys are playing golf at the club and one of them leaves to get some drinks. The other three start talking about how successfull their sons are:

- Well, my son is a real state agent and he's...
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Cover Art

Most Dream Theater albums.
"Paradise Lost" by Symphony X.
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 724
Posted By Xanthul
Re: How the Hale is everybody?

Hey Ziroc if you finally decide to make a mod for Dragon Age I'd like to collaborate if possible... I'm not too keen on creating areas and such but I was a pretty decent scripter in NWN (I worked...
Forum: Baldurs Gate & Tales of the Sword Coast 06-16-2009, 05:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,526
Posted By Xanthul
Re: What the........... What happened to this place????

I remember that too, you crazy Aussie ;)
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2009, 04:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,063
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Joke World 06-01-09

Three friends die in a car crash and go to heaven. When they get there, St. Peter starts talking to them.

- You, John, haven't been too good in life. You cheated on your wife 37 times, so you will...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 06-11-2009, 02:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,795
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Balancing a party - interaction wanted

Hey, thanks everyone for your responses! I really appreciate it. I never knew about Cernd either, thought he was an NPC (the things Six knows huh? :D).

With all that you have said in mind, I think...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 06-10-2009, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,795
Posted By Xanthul
Balancing a party - interaction wanted

Hello all,

I am about to start BG2 with a cleric/mage and I am trying to find a fun, interactive party (no PC romance needed) to run BG2 + ToB. This is what I have so far:

Xanthul - cleric/mage...
Forum: Baldurs Gate & Tales of the Sword Coast 04-28-2008, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,464
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Shandalar battle in Ulgoth's Beard

He never comes back. That's one of the things that make this battle tough, if you don't kill him before he finishes his spell sequence he will just dimension door away to never return. You'll have to...
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,456
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Cloudy's Cafe, a conversation zone-April 25, 2008

Hum Cloudy, can I have some blueberry muffins here? I just recently came back from Roanoke, Virginia and they used to have some of those at the office... I miss them now.

I am currently at work...
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2008, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2,386
Views: 97,073
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Has there been a question thread before?

Is he afraid he won't get an answer?
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2008, 02:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 986
Posted By Xanthul
Re: World's hardest game

I gave up on level 8 with something like 29 kills... I think I'm going to download the soundtrack though, that thing is addictive.
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2008, 02:34 AM
Replies: 2,386
Views: 97,073
Posted By Xanthul
Re: Has there been a question thread before?

What's going on in this thread?
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2006, 04:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 736
Posted By Xanthul
Wow still Cloudy's cafe and the pictures... those...

Wow still Cloudy's cafe and the pictures... those two must be the oldest items in the whole internet or something :D

Who should I send a pic to get it in there? My old one is still around I...
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2006, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By Xanthul
Also, you can always play some Black Isle games...

Also, you can always play some Black Isle games (BG, BG2, IWD, etc) and set the auto-pause option to "Each turn".
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2006, 05:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 705
Posted By Xanthul
Guess you were slacking instead of replying...

Guess you were slacking instead of replying right?

I just popped back in too, what's that secret stuff about the forums? tongue.gif
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2006, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By Xanthul
I think Incubation was pretty cool, never tried...

I think Incubation was pretty cool, never tried it online tho.

http://free-game-downloads.mosw.com/abandonware/pc/strategy_games/games_h_i/incubation.html
Forum: General Discussion 03-26-2006, 05:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 736
Posted By Xanthul
I was driving around today listening to Yorick's...

I was driving around today listening to Yorick's music (yeah I still have it and I listen to it quite often) when I realized how much of an ungrateful guy I am for not coming around from time to...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 03-28-2003, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Posted By Xanthul
Remember that you must be human and that your...

Remember that you must be human and that your first-class main stat must be at least 15 while your second-class main stat must be 17 or more. So to dual a swashbuckler into a fighter, you must have...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 03-28-2003, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Posted By Xanthul
You probably meant fighter, mage or cleric,...

You probably meant fighter, mage or cleric, swashie is already a thief smile.gif
And yeah, they are very good even if they cant backstabb.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 03-28-2003, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,853
Posted By Xanthul
Hmm didnt know about that bug... my previous...

Hmm didnt know about that bug... my previous swashie (in a custom party of 4 members) was dual wielding CF and belm, i didnt check if i got 10 APR with WW tho. Anyway i switched to yamato soon ...
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