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Welcome to this Let's Play of Baldurs Gate: Tales of the Sword Coast
I'll begin by quoting Wikipedia:
Baldur's Gate is a computer role-playing game in a high fantasy setting, developed by BioWare and released in 1998 by Interplay Entertainment. It is one of the premier single-player titles in the history of the computer role-playing genre. Some have even claimed that Baldur's Gate revived the computer role-playing game (CRPG) genre, which was struggling at the time. While other games had already rekindled interest in the CRPG genre, notably Fallout in 1997 and the action-oriented Diablo in 1996 (which has sold 2.5 million copies), the praise for Baldur's Gate is particularly significant because of its successful implementation of AD&D rules into a video game.
This is my first attempt at a Let's Play, so be gentle. I will be playing as a chaotic neutral half-orc berserker named Cuthbert, and I will be using the following mods:
BG1 NPC Project
Sword coast stratagem
The theme of the Let's Play will be oddball characters. Baldurs Gate has a staggering 25 NPC's that can join your group, most of which are overlooked by the average player. I will attempt to meet and interact with most of these, while avoiding grouping with the most commonly used ones. This means that I will not be playing with the following NPCs: Minsc, Boo, Dynaheir, Imoen, Khalid, Jaheira and Edwin. I have been taking some liberties with the remaining characters, for example by making Kivan an archer and Faldorn an avenging druid by using the NPC Kits mod. My intended final party will consist of the following characters: Eldoth the blade, Faldorn the avenging druid, Kivan the archer, Qoayle the cleric/illusionist and Skie the swashbuckler. Any suggestions of change to this list will of course be considered.
I'll post the first part sometime tonight. Comments and feedback will be much appreciated!