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 5 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting).
How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
Overall User Score (273 votes)4.1

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Macintosh 10 4.5
      Acting 4.2
      AI 4.1
      Gameplay 4.5
      Graphics 4.7
      Personal Slant 4.8
      Sound / Music 4.6
      Story / Presentation 4.8
Windows 263 4.1
      Acting 4.3
      AI 3.6
      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 Oleg Roschin (181737)
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 (102)
6 Years On, Baldur's Gate Is Still An Absolute Classic Windows Zsolt Pardi (59)
A true gem, but it still has its detractors Windows Chris Wright (105)
Excellent game based on 2nd edition rules Windows Cyric (50)
A fantastic adaption of the AD&D world. Windows faceless (445)
A groundbreaking RPG Windows Christopher Sutler (7)
Despite a few irritating flaws, a fun adaptation of pen and paper AD&D Windows Entorphane (375)
Despite the hate from the hardcore community this is great rpg. Windows Zovni (10648)