Neverwinter Nights 2 Mod Remakes Original Baldur’s Gate in 3D

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After seven long years, a dedicated team of modders sharing absolutely no affiliation with Bioware, Obsidian, Wizards of the Coast, or Atari, has launched Baldur’s Gate: Reloaded. This has nothing to do with the recent Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition remake. Reloaded is a fan-made remake of the original Baldur’s Gate role-playing classic and its Tales of the Sword Coast expansion pack, built from scratch as a mod for Neverwinter Nights 2.

Baldur’s Gate: Reloaded is completely free to download, but you will need to own copies of Neverwinter Nights 2 and its two expansion packs, Mask of the Betrayer and Storm of Zehir. Nothing will ever top the vintage 2D art of the original Baldur’s Gate games, but seeing the Sword Coast fully realized in 3D–even on an outdated engine–is seriously impressive. Sounds like it’s time to dig through some boxes and find out where my old disc copy of NWN2 is hiding. (After surviving the E3 barrage first of course.)

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