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Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-15-2001, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By Kaleban
Okay, when down in her lair and there's that one...

Okay, when down in her lair and there's that one room off to the top right, there's an empty container that if you click around it, says its some form of miniature ship.

I'm wondering what this is...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-15-2001, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By Kaleban
Rifts anyone...?

Rifts anyone...?
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-15-2001, 02:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,877
Posted By Kaleban
But my main concern is the rumour that Lower...

But my main concern is the rumour that Lower Resistance is somehow inneffective or resistable? If true, then I'm just wondering about other tactical alternatives. Nowhere in the spell description...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-15-2001, 02:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By Kaleban
I'd say a multi-class fighter/thief, and a...

I'd say a multi-class fighter/thief, and a multi-class cleric/mage. Both are decent in combat, and the tactics available to the two characters are quite varied.

Examples:

F/T tanks for the C/M...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-15-2001, 02:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,877
Posted By Kaleban
I've seen references that in ToB LR can either be...

I've seen references that in ToB LR can either be resisted or certain creatures are immune, but not to Pierce Shield.

Is this true? Because if it is, then solo sorcerers at least may want to...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-15-2001, 01:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By Kaleban
Or at least a full-on munchkinized powergaming...

Or at least a full-on munchkinized powergaming fest in which everything falls before you with absolutely no challenge, and very limited dialogue, even if you pick up 1 or 2 NPCs.

If you want...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-14-2001, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By Kaleban
Well, you could go with a Wild Mage and just...

Well, you could go with a Wild Mage and just quicksave before every battle. You'll get the extra spell slot with no opposition schools.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-12-2001, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,938
Posted By Kaleban
Why pick necromancer and not Conjurer? Losing...

Why pick necromancer and not Conjurer? Losing one school instead of two? The tactical advantage of PI, Mirror Image, Invisibility, etc. are not little, and should not be underestimated. Don't...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-12-2001, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By Kaleban
I was soloing a sorc a while back, and wanted to...

I was soloing a sorc a while back, and wanted to get me a nice shiny staff.

So I decided to attempt the Twisted Rune, and descended. I grabbed a Protection from Magic scroll, read it, and...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-12-2001, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 690
Posted By Kaleban
What kind of genius made a weapon like that? Is...

What kind of genius made a weapon like that? Is it cursed???

Isn't there a club or something in Soa or ToB that does the same thing? You'd think the programmers would make it so that the...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-12-2001, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By Kaleban
What are his stats, proficiencies, and current...

What are his stats, proficiencies, and current weapons?

Remember, a Thief's Thac0, even a Swashbuckler's isn't as good as a Fighter's. He needs several levels before his attacks will hit with...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-12-2001, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By Kaleban
An easy way to regain hitpoints if you're resting...

An easy way to regain hitpoints if you're resting is to use the Draw upon Holy Might innate ability right before you sleep. It stays "active" for those 8 hours, and if it increases your CON to 20 or...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-11-2001, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By Kaleban
Without ToB, would Skeleton Warriors work? ...

Without ToB, would Skeleton Warriors work? They're 95% MR too right?

Sorry about my smartarsiness in the second post there...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-11-2001, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By Kaleban
lmfao. Spoiler? hehehe... I crack me up!

lmfao. Spoiler? hehehe... I crack me up!
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-11-2001, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 184
Posted By Kaleban
Sorry about my rudeness, I realize that I was...

Sorry about my rudeness, I realize that I was being somewhat argumentative in defending Worm.

I don't mean to complain. I realize that by even coming to this board, I'm subconsciously looking for...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-11-2001, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By Kaleban
A determined pursuit of Good will not upset the...

A determined pursuit of Good will not upset the Balance. The whole game is about your "heritage" and by being good you balance out the evil within.

Plus, from a Universal point of view,...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-11-2001, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Kaleban
Lol... thanks for all the spoilers... :-(

Lol... thanks for all the spoilers... :-(
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-11-2001, 12:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,447
Posted By Kaleban
<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by...

<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Sir ReGiN:
I can't see why everybody argues about this?!
Why can't everybody just put a spoiler in a message when they post a spoiler.
It's not...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-11-2001, 12:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,447
Posted By Kaleban
You guys ARE being harsh on Worm. Everyone knows...

You guys ARE being harsh on Worm. Everyone knows (unless you didn't beat BG1) that Sarevok was the main bad guy. Also, if you purchased ToB, you see his portrait on the box back I believe.
...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-11-2001, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By Kaleban
Beholders are indeed a challenging foe. But...

Beholders are indeed a challenging foe. But there is a way to kill them that is SO easy, its almost unfair. Get your rep up, the Ring of Human Influence, and download the bonus merchants (if you...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-11-2001, 10:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,447
Posted By Kaleban
As a single-class cleric, she learns spells...

As a single-class cleric, she learns spells faster, has several "evil" versions that can be very damaging, and is much more of a babe than Anomen... ;)

You can use Vicky as a tank, but where she...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-11-2001, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By Kaleban
In ToB, when your reach level 25, they improve...

In ToB, when your reach level 25, they improve quite noticeably. But there is no per level improvement.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-11-2001, 12:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By Kaleban
Well, of all the classes in the game, I think the...

Well, of all the classes in the game, I think the Fighter/Mage type is the most versatile, in that, barring thievery, can handle any situation.

The problem is, there are too many cool weapons to...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-10-2001, 11:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By Kaleban
Ok, I love the magic system. I also like...

Ok, I love the magic system. I also like chunking bad guys with badarse weapons. I also enjoy soloing more than partying (I think, I'm kinda on the benches about that one).

My problem is, I have...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-10-2001, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 329
Posted By Kaleban
Nicely done Russ. Those are sound tactics (I use...

Nicely done Russ. Those are sound tactics (I use Decoy all the time!), and I recommend them to everyone.

Although, these tactics were easier to implement in BG1, as you didn't need a +5 weapon to...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-10-2001, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 294
Posted By Kaleban
Is the Shield of Harmony or the Shield of the...

Is the Shield of Harmony or the Shield of the Lost an option? Or are they both Small Shields?
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-10-2001, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,338
Posted By Kaleban
<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by...

<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by AcePylut:
How do you get the Kangaxx quest?<hr></blockquote>

You don't get it per se, you sort of blunder into it. There are spoilers ahead.

...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-10-2001, 12:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 865
Posted By Kaleban
One thing I've noticed is that Breach will often...

One thing I've noticed is that Breach will often appear to work, but when you try to thwack someone, it fails.

This is because the Breach sound and spell effects play out, but if the enemy has a...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-10-2001, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,338
Posted By Kaleban
<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by...

<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by King Corben:
Welcome to the board (I'm new too).
Here's an answer to the #1 question on the board I think;
- hope you don't mind me quoting you...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-10-2001, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Kaleban
If you're that desperate for a challenge... ...

If you're that desperate for a challenge...

Play a Single-class Druid on Insane Difficulty, primarily the Beastmaster kit.

This kit has been regarded as one of the more difficult to play, so...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-10-2001, 10:31 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,116
Posted By Kaleban
Does anyone else think that the "standard values"...

Does anyone else think that the "standard values" for monsters in AD&D, such as the Death Knight example above are somewhat, well... dated?

I mean a mage can have a lower Thac0 in SoA than a...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-09-2001, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By Kaleban
I recently have been soloing an Elven...

I recently have been soloing an Elven Fighter/Mage (my Bladesinger) through the game, just about to head to Brynnlaw. I picked up Viconia as I haven't romanced her before, and figured she'd be a...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-08-2001, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By Kaleban
I believe "named" items, such as the Ring of...

I believe "named" items, such as the Ring of Gaxx, Ring of Earth Control, can be combined with magical armors, cloaks, and necklaces. Items like Rings and Amulets of Protection cannot be combined...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-08-2001, 02:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Kaleban
lol, if only it were that simple... Nice...

lol, if only it were that simple...

Nice little play you got going on there.
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-08-2001, 02:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By Kaleban
STRATEGY FOR ANY CLASS!!!! (should i save this?)...

STRATEGY FOR ANY CLASS!!!! (should i save this?)

Purchase: One (1) Protection from Magic Scroll (PfM)
One (1) Protection from Undead Scroll (PfU)

Acquire: One (1) +4 or better...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-07-2001, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By Kaleban
Recognise this line: "And why should the people...

Recognise this line:
"And why should the people follow YOU??"

"...Because... unlike some other Robin Hoods... I can speak with an English accent!"

"Oooh! Ahh!"

lmao
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-07-2001, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Kaleban
Maybe I'm blind, but I don't see the thread... ...

Maybe I'm blind, but I don't see the thread...

Sorry, cause I really would like to see your resolution...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-07-2001, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By Kaleban
From the words he uses, probably Cockney-British,...

From the words he uses, probably Cockney-British, but the voice of the guy is SSOOOOOO un-British, that he sounds rediculous. I pump the enter key whenever I have to talk to him, and just hit 1 so I...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-07-2001, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By Kaleban
Solution: Buy two things - Shield of Balduran...

Solution: Buy two things - Shield of Balduran and a Protection from Undead scroll.

Put on the Shield, and after Shangalar does his dialogue, read the PfU scroll on yourself. You'll be out of the...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-07-2001, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 499
Posted By Kaleban
Which patch are you referring to? I remember the...

Which patch are you referring to? I remember the Rune Assassins in Rejiek's basement, and the cryptic words of the mage that teleports out, but beyond that, I don't know of any other references.
...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-07-2001, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By Kaleban
Throwing Axes and Daggers (Boomerang Dagger, Axe...

Throwing Axes and Daggers (Boomerang Dagger, Axe of Hangard) can be used by Kensai, due to the fact they have a melee component, and return "instantaneously" to the had once throw, which I think the...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-07-2001, 10:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 499
Posted By Kaleban
My absolute favorite would have to be the...

My absolute favorite would have to be the Fighter-Mage. Not a kit per se, but because of the special abilities of the mage adding to the fighter's skills, I consider it a type of kit.

I like the...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-06-2001, 06:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,574
Posted By Kaleban
<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by...

<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Darc_Mind:
anti-paladins is so damn lame, i hate that name. there has got to be a better name to describe a well disciplined evil holy...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-06-2001, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,086
Posted By Kaleban
<blockquote>quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by...

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


Dude the Movies are about Anakin! The first movie we see young Anakin with lots of FEAR. Fear is the first step that leads to the...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-06-2001, 01:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,574
Posted By Kaleban
Fair enough... ;) Honestly, I haven't...

Fair enough... ;)

Honestly, I haven't played much 3rd Edition, but I have heard mixed reviews, and Pool of Radiance was AWFUL!

Keldorn looks like a dirty old man in rusty armor. I don't trust...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-06-2001, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By Kaleban
You can also use Ioun stones, and later the...

You can also use Ioun stones, and later the circlet of netheril in ToB.

Dundee, I thought the bracer/gauntlet restriction stayed in place, the reason robes are allowed is that they're technically...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-06-2001, 01:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,574
Posted By Kaleban
A church asks a paladin to use "evil" methods for...

A church asks a paladin to use "evil" methods for a good cause. To a true Paladin, this would taint the goal and not make it worthy.

That is the contradiction. Much like a Christian Knight...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-06-2001, 12:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,574
Posted By Kaleban
Ummm... no. A flamethrower is not exactly a...

Ummm... no. A flamethrower is not exactly a medieval style weapon is it. He was being completely facetious.

As to the Paladin Question. Law does not mediate the actions of Good. Good and Evil...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-06-2001, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 499
Posted By Kaleban
The Assassin's got style... Of course, a...

The Assassin's got style...

Of course, a dual-wielding Celestial Fury/Dakkon's Zerth Blade Kensai/Mage chunking everything in sight is quite enjoyable to...

hehehe... *WWAALLLLAAAAAAAHHHHH* =...
Forum: Baldurs Gate II: Shadows of Amn & Throne of Bhaal 12-06-2001, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,086
Posted By Kaleban
Several books in the series can usually be found...

Several books in the series can usually be found at Barnes & Noble.

Just an FYI!

;)
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