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Icewind Dale II


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I have played almost all of the good DnD CRPG, BG 1 and 2 + expansion packs, IWD I and PST.

I wonder if I should complete my experience in playing IWD as well, mind you its a 2 years old game and I wounder if its any good still.

Its £5 on amazon.

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I liked it, but it didnít have the atmosphere that IWD had. Itís basically a tactical hack ní slash game with a heavy story (that I didnít care for). The 3rd ED rules allows for fun micromanagement of your party. Even thought it didnít have the atmosphere that IWD had, I enjoyed it more than IWD.

Btw, Volourn will chirp in and say itís the worst game ever. So, IWD2 is a mixed bag, you might like it or you might not.

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One of the reason I feel like getting it is because of the portraits IWD has. It might sound stupid but its like a tribute to the artist.

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Well, besides the portraits the graphics in general are the best of any of the IE games. But, thatís not saying much as the graphics are not a ton better, just slightly better.

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Does it work on XP?

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Yes it works fine on XP. That's where I played it.

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Dam, Amazon out of stock and dont think they are getting any more.

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Not likely since BIS is gone. Check Ebay.

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I dont like the fact that I am buying a product off another source beside a shop or some sort of a retailer.

That means I have to open some sort of account and worrying about package and if the box that comes with it its sealed, damanged or what not.

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I have both games .. and I really like IWD2 .. for a multitude of reasons, I think it's a good story (not as great as 1 but good), and the character options are way better than IWD1 imo ..

I would give IWD1 a 9/10 and IWD2 a 8/10!
I really like how you visit all the old places in the sequal and see how it's changed..

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Wasn't J.E. Sawyer lead designer of that game?

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Wasn't J.E. Sawyer lead designer of that game?

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yep!

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IWD 2 is defintiely a challenge. I should try to go through that game again solo.

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"Btw, Volourn will chirp in and say itís the worst game ever."

Don't spread rumours, myths, and innuendo.


"IWD 2 is defintiely a challenge."

Don't spread rumours, myths, and innuendo.

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i think the hardest part of the game was making your party...wow, that took FOREVER. the first and last chapters were really fun to play.

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I'm really wierd in that sense .. I love making characters .. and would make like 50 different parties just for the sake of doing it! ahh so good ..

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If you like making parties, then you will enjoy icewind dale 2.

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"If you like making parties, then you will enjoy icewind dale 2."

Simply not true for all people. <_<

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Character creation was painfully simple in IWD2 :devil:

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I still loved it .. silly me .. especially the music! :)




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