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Is the enhanced edition worth it?

Discussion in 'Baldur's Gate 2: Enhanced Edition' started by Slith, Apr 7, 2021.

  1. Slith

    Slith Look at me! I have Blue Hands! Veteran

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    I'm curious - would you guys recommend getting the enhanced edition? I'm sure better graphics are nice, but they don't particularly interest me. If there's more content (particularly with companions!) then I think it may be worth it.
     
  2. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    There is a little more content and a few new companions. Some people like them, some don't. I also found that it just made things easier to run on a modern computer. (I still have my original disks for BG, BG2, IWD1, IWD2, and PST, so if I ever want to go back, I can.)

    The modders have transitioned to the EE's as well.
     
  3. Slith

    Slith Look at me! I have Blue Hands! Veteran

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    Is it mostly newly-made mods, or are there ports of the old?
     
  4. dmc

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    Ports of the old and newer ones. If you look at Gibberlings3 website, you can see that their mods now cover all different versions of everything. I think others have also done the same. Admittedly, I haven't pulled out these games much recently to delve into it, but there you go.
     
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    Slith Look at me! I have Blue Hands! Veteran

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    Thanks, dmc!
     
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    henkie Hammertime Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    I think the enhanced editions are more for convenience, don't have to install the fixpacks or anything. On the other hand, if you like some of the cheese in the originals, you're better off with the originals ;)
     
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