Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn

Introduction

Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn is a fascinating role-playing video game. This title was developed by BioWare and Interplay Entertainment published it. Baldur's Gate II is the sequel of Baldur's Gate (1998). In September 2000, it was released for Microsoft Windows. Like its predecessor, this game takes place in the Forgotten Realms- a fantasy campaign setting. Moreover, it’s based on the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons 2nd edition rules. Shadows of Amn is praised for its gameplay, artwork, and voice acting. Not only that, it is often noted as one of the greatest role-playing games of all time. With more than two million units sold, this game achieved the Role-Playing Game of the Year awards in 2000.

How to use cheats?

It is so easy to open the console window and use the cheat codes. Firstly, opening the file baldur.ini in your game directory with notepad and adding the line: Debug Mode=1 under Program Options. Pressing Ctrl-Space at the bottom of the screen while playing Baldur's Gate II. Then, you can enter these following cheat codes. Type exploreArea() to reveal map of the current area; type setCurrentXP( x ) to set the experience points of the currently selected characters to x; type MoveToArea( x ) to teleport selected characters to the area x; type AddGold( x ) when you want to add gold to your party total; type CreateItem( x, y ) to create y number of item x; type createcreature( x ) to create the monster. When you want to enable cheat keystrokes during play, type EnableCheatKeys. Good luck!

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Gameplay

You will begin the game by creating the character, choosing class, ability score, appearance, and alignment. Once you enter into the game world, you may train certain non-player characters (NPCs) to travel with your character. The NPCs often talk with you or with one another and sometimes interrupting your conversations with other players. The main mission of you is controlling a party of six characters. Be careful that, one of six characters is the protagonist and if the protagonist dies, a new game has begun.

The game is played from an isometric perspective. When your characters move away, explored areas will be hidden by a fog of war. Moreover, you can also change the development in which the party moves. By clicking a doorway or staircase, another area can be loaded. By clicking on the edge of an outside area, the party travel there and then the game presents the World Map in which you select a destination. If you want to interact with characters and objects, just simply clicking on them. NPCs will start the dialogue at important scripted times. When speaking to an NPC, you have to choose what to say from a list of answers. The dialogue may direct to quests or certain information. Finally, if you want to gain a level, try to get the necessary points.

Conclusion

Building your kingdom strongly and wisely choosing the responses to attack rightly. Remember to use the above cheat codes to have a great and entertain playing experience. Share this game with your friends and have a happy time together!