Hovering over the map will reveal main locations and features. Unter anderem entfielen die Sprungpassagen.

"[66] By November 1999, Baldur's Gate had sold roughly 1 million units worldwide. [26] Abdel Adrian replaced Valarken as both Grand Duke and Marshal of the Flaming Fist. He really wanted to immerse himself.

Dyes, fish, lamp oil, trade-coinage

For the most part, the city was respected as a neutral power, that never involved itself with the politics and conflicts that arose between the other states of the Sword Coast and the Western Heartlands. Items can be examined in the inventory, though most enchanted items require identification before their properties are known, while any cursed equipment can't be removed unless through magic or visiting a temple. [1] Der Spieler wählt seinen Hauptcharakter zu Beginn aus drei vorgegebenen Figuren aus: dem Arkanen Bogenschützen Vahn, der Elfenmagierin Adrianna und dem Zwergenkrieger Kromlech. Dark Alliance ist ein Action-Rollenspiel im Stil von Diablo.

[24] By the end of May 1999, it received a "Gold" award from the Verband der Unterhaltungssoftware Deutschland [de] (VUD),[56] for sales of at least 100,000 units across Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Mercifully, the city was able to support itself following these years of intense growth and expansion.

Die Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten der Charaktere sind durch einen sehr begrenzten Fähigkeitenbaum in vergleichsweise engen Grenzen vorgegeben.

[14] Viele Rezensenten heben zudem hervor, dass trotz des Titels Baldur’s Gate keinerlei Gemeinsamkeiten mit der Baldur’s-Gate-Reihe bestünden. [18][40] The game likewise secured Media Control's #1 position for the entirety of that month,[30] and held at #1 for the United Kingdom in its third week.

"[19] The game required 90 man-years of development, which was spent simultaneously creating the game's content and the BioWare Infinity Engine.

Ein individuelles Erscheinungsbild kann über Ausrüstungsgegenstände erreicht werden, die das Aussehen der Figur ändern. [60][61][62][63], Interplay reported worldwide sales of nearly 700,000 copies for Baldur's Gate by June,[64] and it was the United States' second-best-selling computer game during the first half of 1999, behind SimCity 3000.

[10] New PCs can be multi-class, but must adhere to the restrictions that come from this, in accordance to the 2nd edition rules; a character who is both a cleric and a fighter, may only use weapons of the former class.

[8] The older districts of the Upper City and Lower City were quite diverse, while newer neighborhoods and those of the Outer City saw some homogenization along ethnic and racial lines. [44], The Flaming Fists began operating in Baldur's Gate in the early 14th century DR. Joined by the Harpers, they discovered the thieves guild to be only part of a larger plot involving Eldrith the Betrayer and her dark alliance.

Food and drink from Baldur's Gate

[103] The series set the standard for other games using AD&D rules, especially those developed by BioWare and Black Isle Studios: Planescape: Torment (1999), Icewind Dale (2000), and Icewind Dale II (2002). [8], Dark Alliance wurde von der Presse sehr gut aufgenommen. [5] While the Iron Throne's influence grew and diminished throughout the 14th and 15th centuries, they continued to control trade of the weapons and armor that were used by the Watch and the Fist.

Players can play either in single-player mode, or in multiplayer mode. He had accumulated great wealth on this journey. Travelling to the mines of Nashkel, the main source of the region's iron, the Ward's party discovers that the mine's ore is being contaminated by a group of kobolds led by a half-orc, and that they and the bandits plaguing the region are being controlled by an organization known as the Iron Throne, a merchant outfit operating out of Baldur's Gate. [42][2], Following the founding of the nation of Amn, trade skyrocketed in Baldur's Gate and the city expanded.

Aufgrund der Speicherplatzbeschränkung des Datenträgers ist lediglich das Anlegen eines Spielstands möglich. 125,000 in 1492 DR120,000–140,000 in 1479 DR42,103 in 1372 DR86,000–115,000 in 1358 DR This page was last edited on 8 October 2020, at 15:03. [8], Historically, Baldur's Gate has had a long enmity with its southern neighbor, Amn, which nearly resulted in war during the iron crisis of the 1360s. Aufgrund der geringeren Hardwareleistung wurden dabei im Vergleich zu den Konsolenfassungen einige Veränderungen vorgenommen.

Mit Hilfe von Reiseportalen gelangt der Spieler in weitere Bereiche der Baldurs Tor umgebenden westlichen Herzlande und stößt am Ende im Chelimber Moor auf den sogenannten Onyxturm. Baldur's Gate is a fantasy role-playing video game developed by BioWare and published in 1998 by Interplay Entertainment. Dark Alliance nutzt eine von Snowblind Studios unter Leitung von Ezra Dreisbach selbst entwickelte, bei Release sehr hochwertige Grafikengine. Am besten bewertet wurde dabei die PS2-Fassung (Metacritic: 87 von 100),[9] vor der Xbox- und Gamecube-Version (Metacritic: 83 (Xbox) / 79 (GC)).[10][11]. [8][26], This changed again however, sometime before 1479 DR, as the Council of Four was reinstated. [42][2], As their anger turned to action, the smugglers, pirates and merchants of Heapside breached Baldur's gate and stormed Old Town by force. [23] They also held public celebrations for Returning Day, which commemorated Balduran's return to his home city following his famous expedition across the Trackless Sea. The ability to customise their PC after creation, albeit with some restrictions.

[12], Since the days of Balduran himself, tales of the wealth he brought back from across the Sea of Swords were prevalent throughout the city. [37], These tunnels extended further down, under the surface of Toril, going so far as to connect to the Underdark. Inhabitants of Baldur's Gate even narrower alleyways that were always busy with the comings and goings of city life. With Candlekeep no longer accessible to them without Gorion's influence to circumvent its admission fee, and the city of Baldur's Gate currently closed off to outsiders due to bandit raids, the Ward resolves to investigate the cause of the region's Iron Crisis. Within one of the vast caverns were the ruins of an old settlement that came to be known as the Undercity. [60], Beneath the streets of the city was a sprawling, underground festhall known as the Undercellar. It featured tightly-packed streets, lined with tall and slender buildings. Die Einzelspielerkampagne kann auf Wunsch auch mit einem zweiten Mitspieler in einem kooperativen Modus durchgespielt werden.

The failure of his attack led to the reformation of the Baldurian government, with the newly-formed Parliament of Peers offerring assistance to, and electing the members of, the Council of Four. The ability to switch on/off the game's AI, and change what AI script a character uses ; one script might dictate they proceed to engage an enemy when spotted, while another might dictate they keep their eye out for traps.

[citation needed] On March 17, 2012, Beamdog founder and former BioWare employee Trent Oster confirmed via Twitter that Baldur's Gate III would be the company's "long-term goal. The industry of these laborious individuals drove the economy of the greatest mercantile power of the Sword Coast. The fate of all Baldurian citizens were entwined as one, a significance that was reflected in the expanded construction of the city wall.

Die Engine beherrschte die Echtzeitberechnung des Schattenwurfs von Spielfiguren. November 2002 für GameCube. Higher reputations cause shops to decrease prices, while lower reputations cause shops to increase prices.