About Baldur's Gate
Baldur's Gate takes you back to the Forgotten Realms campaign Setting on a visually dazzling role playing adventure, one that brings to life the grand tradition of the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons game through cutting edge art and technology. Immerse yourself in the quintessential medieval fantasy world, where entire nations hang in the balance of your actions, dark prophecies test your resolve, and heroic dreams can be fulfilled at last.
Gripping non-linear adventure that spans seven chapters, with dozens of subplots that branch in and out of the main scenario. Your decisions affect subsequent chapters and the entire game as a whole.
Explore hundreds of intricately rendered and visually stunning hi-res buildings and structures: taverns, temples, houses, arenas, stores and brothels are meticulously created.
Create your own character from a combination of AD&D races - human, elf, half-elf, dwarf, gnome, halfling, and 26 different classes.
Guide a party of up to 5 other characters, each with their own personalities and dispositions.
This game was re-released in 2012 as "Baldur's Gate - Enhanced Edition".