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by Thrifalas
Wed Jul 22, 2009 4:40 pm
Forum: Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
Topic: Tactics mod = OVERKILL OF DIFFICULTY
Replies: 30
Views: 3614

"Easy" tactics is harder than "impossible" vanilla game, no doubt. Most of the time, the only difference between core and impossible is the damage output of the enemies that, let's face it, in a game such as BG doesn't matter all that much. In all due respect, there are few players able to go from v...
by Thrifalas
Sun Jun 28, 2009 3:11 am
Forum: Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
Topic: Need party advice
Replies: 26
Views: 1559

No way is Imoen a better mage than Nalia, in fact due to the fact Nalia will almost certainly be higher level than Imoen when you meet her again it's the other way around. Possibly, but Imoen have sufficient thief skills to open locks/disable traps which can be used to free up a thief slot. Nalia d...
by Thrifalas
Sat Jun 27, 2009 1:17 pm
Forum: Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
Topic: Need party advice
Replies: 26
Views: 1559

PC(fighter, dual classed to cleric now) Minsc Jaheira Edwin Yoshimo Keldorn I like the characters, but it's too melee-based for my taste and I'd like 1 or 2 good archers. I'm using Minsc as an archer now, but i'm sure Mazzy or Valygar would be better for the task? Also, is it possible to have Edwin...
by Thrifalas
Mon May 18, 2009 4:14 am
Forum: Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
Topic: Underpowered Kits
Replies: 42
Views: 3591

As for the whole Assasin/wizard slayer, I know you can't multi class kits but I'm still sooo tempted to shadow keep a char like that and play the stealthy type while backstabbing. From a role playing perspective it makes alot more sense than some of the legal combinations like cleric/thief Kensai>t...
by Thrifalas
Fri Mar 27, 2009 6:49 am
Forum: Baldur's Gate II: Throne of Bhaal
Topic: Can't get inside Watcher's Keep
Replies: 8
Views: 1186

As a sidenote, the portal that teleports you to the 5th or final level (don't remember which exactly) stretches out a few pixels under the stone door. Hence, it's possible to simply avoid the first 4 annoying levels and go for the goodies on the 5th/final level alone. Incredibly cheesy and unintente...
by Thrifalas
Sat Mar 14, 2009 6:40 pm
Forum: Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
Topic: Celestial Fury Frenzy
Replies: 6
Views: 1530

Welcome to the forums. Meaning no offense, but why would you want to employ a cheat in a game that's relatively easy to beat? We have quite a few threads here about how to make BG2 combat more challenging, not less. It's not all about beating the game. Exploits can be fun to find and fun to try out...
by Thrifalas
Mon Feb 23, 2009 5:32 am
Forum: Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
Topic: A way to install the same mods on another computer?
Replies: 6
Views: 566

Glad to be of help. :)

Enjoy your playthrough and don't hesitate to ask if there's anything else you're wondering about!
by Thrifalas
Sun Feb 22, 2009 11:54 am
Forum: Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
Topic: A way to install the same mods on another computer?
Replies: 6
Views: 566

Run "RegEdit" which will bring you to the RegKeys. Remove the following keys: - HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\ CurrentVersion\App Paths\BG2Main.exe - HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\ CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{8DAE4336-2B71-11D4-9A6C-006067325E47} Then go to your Program...
by Thrifalas
Sun Feb 22, 2009 4:27 am
Forum: Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
Topic: A way to install the same mods on another computer?
Replies: 6
Views: 566

The BG games are very picky when it comes to regkeys and just copying everything would only give you the "Install Game" option when you tried to play. Also, you'll need to copy each mod's subfolder for it to work. Installing a mod will leave a folder named something else (c2 for ItemUpgradeMod for e...
by Thrifalas
Tue Feb 10, 2009 3:01 am
Forum: Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
Topic: Concept Character: Demon Summoner/dark magic
Replies: 4
Views: 996

Why not a fighter/cleric? He doesn't only summon Demons, he leads them in battle. ;) But yeah, if you're only into summons and magic, a cleric/mage sounds like the funniest choice considering the amount of spells that you have available.
by Thrifalas
Fri Feb 06, 2009 11:23 am
Forum: Baldur's Gate II: Throne of Bhaal
Topic: Best archer?
Replies: 31
Views: 23707

What I wanted to say was that there are many interesting melee builds but only a few classes that specialize in ranged weapons. That is because the advantages of having a ranged weapon are completely arbitrary in BG2. With boots of speed (or any type or haste) your character moves fast enough to on...
by Thrifalas
Fri Feb 06, 2009 3:25 am
Forum: Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
Topic: Empty potion bottle (slight spoiler)
Replies: 12
Views: 8454

If someone creates such a MOD, they need to make sure that every organization they can think of is involved in a vast, over-arching conspiracy: the Slave Lords, the Roenalls, the Twisted Rune, the Skin Dancers, The Hidden, the unknown Mage who put a price on your character's head, the mysterious cl...
by Thrifalas
Tue Jan 27, 2009 4:09 am
Forum: Baldur's Gate II: Throne of Bhaal
Topic: Ascension + Tactics Mod?
Replies: 18
Views: 4047

You're a bit early on the fight, it sounds. Kuroisan is a 13/14 kensai/mage with all the goody equipment you can get yourself. Gaxx etc. He is made to show how powerful a kensai/mage could become in the vanilla game and easily beat everything. ^^ I've read about the Firetooth tactic as well. The tri...
by Thrifalas
Tue Jan 27, 2009 3:59 am
Forum: Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
Topic: need wooden stake
Replies: 2
Views: 2012

There is a stake at the giant amethyst guarded by Kobolds.
by Thrifalas
Fri Jan 23, 2009 10:22 am
Forum: Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
Topic: A wizard slayer plain question
Replies: 14
Views: 2284

A WS doesn't get low AC. Honestly, how many AC reducing items do your fighters usually wear except your armor? Using a magical armor makes you unable to use rings/cloaks anyhow. With 18+ dex and a top notch armor (0 or better) you'll end up with the same AC as a normal fighter. About the level to du...
by Thrifalas
Sat Jan 17, 2009 6:26 pm
Forum: Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
Topic: Cloudkill + Web + Lower Resistens = Cheat?
Replies: 17
Views: 2407

That was awesome, thanks Saros. :) Was a very good read, the pics and descriptions was very appreciated. It would be typically Sikret to script it so that she always gets to cast her Wish spell, he probably considers anything else to be cheating.
by Thrifalas
Fri Jan 16, 2009 7:15 am
Forum: Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
Topic: Cloudkill + Web + Lower Resistens = Cheat?
Replies: 17
Views: 2407

Saros wrote:I can provide screenshots for proof if need be.


I'd love some. ^^ I am still in quite a shock after comparing what Sikret told me about the mod and the actual mod, hehe.
by Thrifalas
Fri Jan 16, 2009 3:03 am
Forum: Baldur's Gate II: Throne of Bhaal
Topic: Ascension + Tactics Mod?
Replies: 18
Views: 4047

The only way i can kill him at my current level (10) is via faketalk which i don't use. Then don't. I had that problem the first time I played tactics, I had to leave just before the final fight in a lot of quests. For example, Mae'Var and ThorGall didn't die untill chapter 6. It was my first modde...
by Thrifalas
Thu Jan 15, 2009 4:15 pm
Forum: Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
Topic: Powerful magical item
Replies: 4
Views: 647

I had no idea that you could get anything else than the armor. This is worth investigating, especially if you can get that ring and who knows what else?

Thanks for the discover and the statistics. I'll keep an eye on this thread.
by Thrifalas
Thu Jan 15, 2009 11:14 am
Forum: Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
Topic: Cloudkill + Web + Lower Resistens = Cheat?
Replies: 17
Views: 2407

Like what? A dragon using his wing buffet against you? oh my god he's cheating! Besides don't you also have things that enemies don't have, like a bra.. uhh, a keyboard? Um, no, he's not cheating. That's exactly what I mean. You're the one arguing the opposite unless there's a huge typo in your pre...