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Beamdog on Possible Baldur's Gate III Kickstart

An article from Friday on GameSpy has quotes from Cameron Tofer of Beamdog's studio Overhaul Games about their recently announced plans for Enhanced Editions of Baldur's Gate and Baldur's Gate II (thanks PC Gamer). In addition to discussion of their plans to update as well as enhance the original RPGs, he explains their long-term goal is indeed to make Baldur's Gate III, though this is just in the talking stage for now, though some of the talk includes the prospects of a Kickstarter campaign to get this going:

"Baldur's Gate 3 has been our long term goal. We have a lot of things to put in place before such a project can be launched. So currently there is no such project but that's the one we want to do. Our thoughts have been that Enhanced Edition for BG 1 and 2 just make sense before there's any Baldur's Gate 3."

"We're totally thinking Kickstarter. It just makes so much sense and solves so many problems. I think what Brian [Fargo] is doing with Wasteland is very interesting."

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16. Re: Beamdog on Possible Baldur's Gate III Kickstart Mar 19, 2012, 11:47 InBlack
 
Verno wrote on Mar 19, 2012, 11:19:
InBlack wrote on Mar 19, 2012, 11:17:
Do you really think Bioware/EA would have done a Dragon Age game/games if they had the rights to develop a Forgotten Realms game???

Yes because EA is tired of paying license fees when they can create their own universe/ruleset.

Well yeah, thats exactly my point. For them (Beamdog not EA) to do a sequel to Baldur's Gate they would have to fork over more than anything that they could possibly get through Kickstart.
 
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