Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition

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Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition
Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition cover
Developers
Overhaul Games
Publishers
Atari
Engines
Infinity
Release dates
Windows November 15, 2013
macOS (OS X) December 16, 2014[1]
Linux December 16, 2014[1]
Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition at Wikipedia
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Key points

Frame rate is capped at 30 FPS; increasing the cap makes the game run too fast.

General information

Official Forums
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
DRM-free
Windows
Official website
DRM details are not known
macOS (OS X)
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Mac App Store
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macOS (OS X)
Steam
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Can be played without Steam running.[2]
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Baldur's Gate II - Enhanced Edition\baldur.lua
macOS (OS X) ~/Documents/Baldur's Gate II - Enhanced Edition/baldur.lua
Linux ~/.local/share/Baldur's Gate - Enhanced Edition/Baldur.lua
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Baldur's Gate II - Enhanced Edition\save\
macOS (OS X) ~/Documents/Baldur's Gate II - Enhanced Edition/save/
Linux ~/.local/share/Baldur's Gate - Enhanced Edition/save/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphical settings.
Graphical settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
Capped at 30 FPS.
120+ FPS
Frame rate can be customized in baldur.lua; however, frame rate is tied directly to the game's clock and changing it will adjust the game speed.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
A bit hard to see, but it's there under game options
Mouse acceleration
Acceleration not present
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Ambient, sound effects, voice, music and movie
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Always mutes

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Dutch
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
6 Co-op
Online play
6 Co-op

Issues fixed[edit]

Main PC unable to Talk after returning to human form[edit]

In this case, the "Talk"-button is greyed out.
Enable debug mode and restore silence state[3]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open baldur.lua.
  3. Under line 74, 'Program Options', 'Volume SFX', '100', add:
    'Program Options', 'Debug Mode', '1',.
  4. Save the file.
  5. Start the game and load the affected save and select the affected character.
  6. Press Ctrl+ Shift+/+r

Game not launching[edit]

Fix Data Execution Prevention setting[citation needed]

Ensure Data Execution Prevention (DEP) is set to the default (Windows programs and services only).

In-Game Audio Loss[edit]

Install OpenAL_Soft.exe[citation needed]

Download OpenAL_Soft.exe from this link and install into your game installation folder.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) 1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 2.0 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.6.8
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo or equivalent
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo or equivalent
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition 1.3 Release - Beamdog Forums
  2. Verified by User:Vetle on 2016-03-20
  3. Main PC unable to initiate dialog - Baldur's Gate Forums