In Baldur's Gate 1, the main character, Gorion's ward, discovered the secret of his or her origin. Jon Irenicus, a sadistic secretive powerful mage bent on revenge, captures the ward and his/her party for a diabolical experiment.

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Jon Irenicus (voice)
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Haer'Dalis / Vittorio (voice)
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Simyaz / Isaea Roenal / Oisig (voice)
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Aran Linvail (voice)
Jonathan David Cook ...
TorGal / Lavok / Sassar (voice) (as Jonathan Cook)
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Nalia de'Arnise / Viconia DeVir / Bubbles / Raelis Shai (voice) (as Grey DeLisle)
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Imoen / Surayah (voice)
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Solaufein (voice)
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Elhan (voice)
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Mazzy Fentan (voice)
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Gorion's ward, the protagonist of the first Baldur's Gate game, is captured along with his/her party (that consists by default of thief/mage and ward's best friend Imoen, half-elf fighter and druid Jaheira and her beloved husband Khalid, who were friends with the late Gorion, amusing heroic not-completely-sane fighter Minsc and his imaginary deadly pet hamster Boo and Minsc's beloved mage wife Dynaheir) by Jon Irenicus, an incredibly powerful amoral sadistic wizard hellbent on revenge of initially undisclosed nature. He needs the ward for his diabolical experiment that'll give him the power he needs to enact his revenge. He's also highly interested in Imoen's powers for some reason. However, his plans are interrupted when a group of thieves from the powerful local thieves' guild breaks into his lair. A bloody and highly destructive fight ensues between them and Irenicus and his creatures. When the fighting breaks out into the streets, the Cowled Wizards, an influential secretive group...

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1 December 2000 (Poland)  »

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Baldur's Gate II - Shadows of Amn  »

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Ironically, although the game is called Baldur's Gate II, the player never gets to visit the city of Baldur's Gate itself at any point of this lengthy game. See more »

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References The Blair Witch Project (1999) See more »

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d&d at its best
25 July 2001 | by (Bristol England) – See all my reviews

i Am prepared to give this game my highest comment, drum roll please; its even better than CIV 2.(theres a very small part of me what didn't want to say that) You can tell by the content and the way its designed, that this game was made for d&d gamers by d&d gamers, and you dont have to play or like d&d to be totally engrosed by this masterpiece. every one i have lent this too or have recommended to, have ended up hateing me because of the amount of time this game has taken from there lives. 10/10


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