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Baldur's Gate: The Original Saga (Windows)

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Baldur's Gate: The Original Saga combines the original Baldur's Gate and its expansion, Tales Of The Sword Coast, into one package.

Baldur's Gate utilizes Advanced Dungeons & Dragons rules, and sends you on an epic journey throughout many areas, where an iron shortage is threatening all trade. To make matters worse, the iron that does get through happens to be tainted. It's up to you, foster child of the wise Gorion, to find out the truth beyond the iron shortage and save the Sword Coast from a war.


Baldur's Gate: The Original Saga Windows Each area is presented with some background information.
Baldur's Gate: The Original Saga Windows Every item has a detailed description, including it's story and it's properties.
Baldur's Gate: The Original Saga Windows This is what my character will look like.  Black and red.  Pure evil.
Baldur's Gate: The Original Saga Windows You can view all your items and equip stuff at the Inventory screen.

Alternate Titles

  • "Baldur's Gate: Die Saga" -- German title

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User Reviews

A great RPG, and the first of several Infinity Engine games. Jack Lightbeard (2653) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

The Press Says

GameStar (Germany) May, 2000 89 out of 100 89
PC Player (Germany) May, 2000 83 out of 100 83


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Related Web Sites

  • Baldurdash (A site by Kevin Dorner of Bioware containing unofficial bug fixes for both Baldur's Gate and Tales of the Sword Coast that weren't corrected by any of the official patches.)
  • Pocket Plane Group (Pocket Plane Group publishes a number of detailed mods for Baldur's Gate and other Infinity Engine games. BG1 projects include the BG1Tutu engine converter and the Indira NPC for BG1Tutu.)
JPaterson (9140) added Baldur's Gate: The Original Saga (Windows) on Dec 07, 2001