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The Best RPG Ever 0

This game is amazing. It has all the best aspects of the previous game but with a whole lot more to boot. Few games are so easy to learn and enjoy, while still offering up an amazing amount of game play and depth. Yes the game isn't perfect, the graphics, while pretty, have aged (as to be expected), and the perspective, combined with the inability to zoom in or out sometimes made targeting and viewing the environment difficult. Yet there is still something immeasurably pleasurable about this gam...

2 out of 5 found this review helpful.

The Best of the Infinity Engine RPGs 0

Baldur's Gate II perfects almost all of the failings of its predecessor and delivers a memorable and spellbinding adventure well above and beyond its dollar value.Taking the almost perfect combat of the Original BG and refining it further, tweaking the classes, and adding a compelling reason to be killing monsters, hoarding loot and equipping exciting items, Baldur's Gate II earns its place as flagship RPG whenever people discuss the genre.While its almost impossible to match the fluidity and e...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

A relic from a bygone era 1

I didn't like Baldur's Gate 2 when I played it. The game practically forces you to pause and micromanage all your party members, and that's just not fun for me. If I want that, I'll go and play a turn-based RTS. That's not what I want from an RPG. I want something like, uh... KOTOR. I'm not gonna say I never paused the game at all in KOTOR, but it was generally in a few key spots, like during a tense boss fight. The whole pause every two seconds to issue commands to everyone, then unpaus...

0 out of 11 found this review helpful.

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