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Baldur's Gate (Windows)

Baldur's Gate Screenshots

Windows version

Baldur's Gate Windows Title screen

Title screen

Baldur's Gate Windows Opening cinematic

Opening cinematic

Baldur's Gate Windows Main menu

Main menu

Baldur's Gate Windows Introduction to the first chapter

Introduction to the first chapter

Baldur's Gate Windows Character generating. Classic D&D rules apply

Character generating. Classic D&D rules apply

Baldur's Gate Windows Our story begins here outside an inn in the scholarly town of Candlekeep

Our story begins here outside an inn in the scholarly town of Candlekeep

Baldur's Gate Windows Inventory screen. Team members along the right, options/spell books/maps accessible on the left

Inventory screen. Team members along the right, options/spell books/maps accessible on the left

Baldur's Gate Windows The world map reveals new locales as you explore from one location to the next

The world map reveals new locales as you explore from one location to the next

Baldur's Gate Windows This momentous act of sacrifice changes the course of our hero's life

This momentous act of sacrifice changes the course of our hero's life

Baldur's Gate Windows The inns of the game allow you to rest and recuperate but they also allow you to steal from the other guests if you feel brave and skilled enough

The inns of the game allow you to rest and recuperate but they also allow you to steal from the other guests if you feel brave and skilled enough

Baldur's Gate Windows The local map is revealed as you walk around it. Characters in your group are highlighted in green circles. Black areas haven't been explored yet

The local map is revealed as you walk around it. Characters in your group are highlighted in green circles. Black areas haven't been explored yet

Baldur's Gate Windows Thunder Hammer Smithy in the town of Beregost has great supplies even with an iron shortage

Thunder Hammer Smithy in the town of Beregost has great supplies even with an iron shortage

Baldur's Gate Windows Resting in the wilderness can be risky as your party may be confronted by enemies during the night

Resting in the wilderness can be risky as your party may be confronted by enemies during the night

Baldur's Gate Windows The Nashkel Carnival has set up their tents

The Nashkel Carnival has set up their tents

Baldur's Gate Windows Inside a tent are a group of tired carnies

Inside a tent are a group of tired carnies

Baldur's Gate Windows A windmill at the outskirts of Nashkel. Not every interesting structure can be explored unfortunately

A windmill at the outskirts of Nashkel. Not every interesting structure can be explored unfortunately

Baldur's Gate Windows The infamous Boo

The infamous Boo

Baldur's Gate Windows Not every character is impressed by your feats. The owners of this house kicked me out after I broke in. I guess it's understandable

Not every character is impressed by your feats. The owners of this house kicked me out after I broke in. I guess it's understandable

Baldur's Gate Windows Occasionally you will have visions while resting

Occasionally you will have visions while resting

Baldur's Gate Windows Trying to get to the bottom of things at Nashkel Mines

Trying to get to the bottom of things at Nashkel Mines

Baldur's Gate Windows Prism is an artist who is preoccupied with carving his face into this rock

Prism is an artist who is preoccupied with carving his face into this rock

Baldur's Gate Windows A secret winery!

A secret winery!

Baldur's Gate Windows Inside a Gullykin home

Inside a Gullykin home

Baldur's Gate Windows Gullykin is home to halflings.

Gullykin is home to halflings.

Baldur's Gate Windows Walking under a waterfall searching for a lost cat. Not all side-quests are epic

Walking under a waterfall searching for a lost cat. Not all side-quests are epic

Baldur's Gate Windows Centeol the spider queen is the reason Cloakwood  is dreaded

Centeol the spider queen is the reason Cloakwood is dreaded

Baldur's Gate Windows Crossing a bridge. One of my group members is wearing a magical robe which allows her to go unseen

Crossing a bridge. One of my group members is wearing a magical robe which allows her to go unseen

Baldur's Gate Windows Thankfully all I have to fight are baby wyvern

Thankfully all I have to fight are baby wyvern

Baldur's Gate Windows Entering Baldur's Gate

Entering Baldur's Gate

Baldur's Gate Windows Inside Sorcerous Sundries, the best place for magical goodies in Baldur's Gate

Inside Sorcerous Sundries, the best place for magical goodies in Baldur's Gate

Baldur's Gate Windows The docks at Baldur's Gate even have a tavern aboard this ship called Low Lantern

The docks at Baldur's Gate even have a tavern aboard this ship called Low Lantern

Baldur's Gate Windows Inside Low Lantern

Inside Low Lantern

Baldur's Gate Windows Just south of the Blushing Mermaid Inn is where you go if you're into strumpets

Just south of the Blushing Mermaid Inn is where you go if you're into strumpets

Baldur's Gate Windows Exploring the haunted sewers beneath Baldur's Gate

Exploring the haunted sewers beneath Baldur's Gate

Baldur's Gate Windows Imprisoned!

Imprisoned!

Baldur's Gate Windows Burning Hands spell doesn't cause as much panic as you'd expect probably due to the rainbow is causes

Burning Hands spell doesn't cause as much panic as you'd expect probably due to the rainbow is causes

Baldur's Gate Windows In the wilderness of Cloakwood you can sometimes find beautiful floral patches

In the wilderness of Cloakwood you can sometimes find beautiful floral patches

Baldur's Gate Windows A shipwreck at the aptly named Shipwreck's Coast

A shipwreck at the aptly named Shipwreck's Coast

Baldur's Gate Windows Trying to get through the Thieves Maze

Trying to get through the Thieves Maze

Baldur's Gate Windows At last...the Undercity

At last...the Undercity

Baldur's Gate Windows Ogrillon (half-elf night vision fight)

Ogrillon (half-elf night vision fight)

Baldur's Gate Windows Lathander's temple

Lathander's temple

Baldur's Gate Windows Game Over

Game Over