Baldur's Gate

Critic Score User Score
Macintosh
84
4.5
Windows
90
4.1

The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 1 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

Acting
The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting).
4.2
AI
How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be
3.6
Gameplay
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
4.2
Graphics
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
4.0
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
4.2
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
4.1
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
4.2
Overall User Score (265 votes)4.1

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Macintosh 9 4.5
      Acting 4.0
      AI 4.1
      Gameplay 4.6
      Graphics 4.7
      Personal Slant 4.9
      Sound / Music 4.7
      Story / Presentation 4.8
Windows 256 4.1
      Acting 4.2
      AI 3.5
      Gameplay 4.1
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 4.2
      Sound / Music 4.1
      Story / Presentation 4.2


User Reviews

Yes, my omnipresent authority figure! Windows Cor 13 (173892)
A dense, masterful fantasy world, but not for everybody Windows jTrippy (63)
Excellent standard setting RPG game for years and years to follow! Windows OlSkool_Gamer (99)
A true gem, but it still has its detractors Windows Chris Wright (102)
Despite the hate from the hardcore community this is great rpg. Windows Zovni (9329)
Excellent game based on 2nd edition rules Windows Cyric (50)
A fantastic adaption of the AD&D world. Windows faceless (395)
Despite a few irritating flaws, a fun adaptation of pen and paper AD&D Windows Entorphane (366)
6 Years On, Baldur's Gate Is Still An Absolute Classic Windows Zsolt Pardi (60)
A groundbreaking RPG Windows Christopher Sutler (7)