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Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition OS X Plans & Cross-Platform Gaming

The Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition Website announces Overhaul Games' upcoming Baldur’s Gate overhauls will be coming to OS X this summer (thanks The Patches Scrolls). They say the Mac version will "include a variety of Mac OS X specific features, including widescreen and iCloud support." No, we didn't know widescreen support was an OS X specific feature either. Technically a PC edition of the game has not been announced, but it is mentioned in this tweet from Trent Oster revealing they plan to support cross-platform multiplayer play:

Yes, it will be compatible multi-player cross-platform. We had a Mac, iPad and PC joined into a game together.

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61. Re: Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition OS X Plans & Cross-Platform Gaming Mar 30, 2012, 18:33 panbient
 
nin wrote on Mar 30, 2012, 18:04:
If you don't like that sort of gameplay, fine. But don't insist BG should change so it's more like some other game that wasn't BG.

Have you not tried The Temple of Elemental Evil? You're really missing out if you haven't. Imagine that kind of combat in Baldur's Gate. It's the kind of awesome too good to ever happen. I think your ignorance of the rules of old school D&D are another reason why you think the current style of combat is acceptable. While it's good enough, it's hardly great.

Heck here's a link to a demo - ToEE Demo on File Planet

Anyone who thinks the spacebar pause style was the best way to handle D&D combat in a video game should *really* try that demo.
 
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