I figured that it was probably best to open up a spot on the forums to discuss this, since the announcement threads get mixed up very quickly. I'm curious what people's reactions are. Of course the details of what the Enhanced Edition will contain are sketchy, but at this stage I'm a little torn. It sounds like a lot of its key features have already been done by other mods. Tutu and BGT managed to port BG1 into the 2nd's engine very smoothly. Many mods have added numerous high-quality quests that did a great job at making the world a lot more alive. The banter packs for BG1 essentially made its NPCs as engaging as BG2's, and numerous other mods updated the games' AI and restored a bunch of cut content. So part of me feels like a lot of the announced features of the Enhanced Edition are basically just an effort to reinvent the wheel. The new quests and content sounds interesting, but mods have ensured that there's never been a real lack of content for the game. Major changes to the game's graphics and interface might have been nice, but I feel like if they're expecting most mods to be compatible, I doubt that they'll be making extensive changes to the way the game works. Which is safe, I suppose, but also makes you wonder what the overall point is. I may also lose some points for saying this, but I think I would have preferred it if they had updated the game to IWD2's semi-3rd edition ruleset. Because, let's be fair, 2nd edition rules are a little bizarre. Only humans dual-class, and everyone else can multiclass, for whatever reason. Attributes need to be very high to make any difference at all; the difference between 10 and 14 strength is minuscule; the whole THAC0 system and negative armor-class being better just gives me a headache trying to figure out; etc.. IWD2, I really felt, made the gameplay just a little more engaging, and I'd really have enjoyed seeing Baldur's Gate's story and characters with IWD2's gameplay and its challenges. So in short, with the information we've been given, I have to say that I'm a little disappointed. It's better news than an iOS port, but until we learn a little more, I haven't really seen any reason to get very excited. I'm all for updating and re-releasing old classics, but I was hoping for something a little bit bigger. I look forward to future information releases proving me wrong. I'm curious, though, in the meantime, if the rest of you feel the same way.