What's new to ToB compared to SoA?

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What's new to ToB compared to SoA?

Postby Tulkas the Stout » Wed Nov 21, 2001 10:20 am

I'm just interested to know, I might even buy it :eek:
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Postby Obsidian » Wed Nov 21, 2001 11:35 am

Well, probably the best part is that its the conclusion to the Bhaal saga. Along with that it is jam packed with new weapons that are great. Think + 5 and 6. Several new quests all built around the main quest. It's a bit linear but still good. you also get a new class and new NPC. But those I'll leave for you to find out.
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Postby fable » Wed Nov 21, 2001 12:17 pm

Also a bunch of new spells and skills, the latter mainly for non-spellcasters--like the ability for high-level thieves to use *any* item, weapon or armor.
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Postby Tulkas the Stout » Wed Nov 21, 2001 1:26 pm

any new weapons? (thinks double handed axe)
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Postby fable » Wed Nov 21, 2001 1:38 pm

:p oints up to Knight Errant's comments:
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Postby Quitch » Wed Nov 21, 2001 4:42 pm

And unlike SoA, you can download some "unofficial" patches to make the fights a proper challenge :)
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Postby Stilgar » Wed Nov 21, 2001 5:35 pm

Don't forget the Tab key, when you push it all the boxes,doors etc. light up!!!
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Postby General » Wed Nov 21, 2001 10:18 pm

You can erase spells from your spellbook and mage/clerics have a handy dandy button in the spell selection thing where you choose what spell you're gonna cast that switches between mage spells and cleric spells. And of course the XP cap is up to 8 mil
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Postby dranatos » Thu Nov 22, 2001 2:51 am

greater restore heals everyone! useful but easy to abuse

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Postby RPGeek » Thu Nov 22, 2001 3:02 pm

Suffice to say, it's much better than BG2.
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Postby Xithias » Tue Dec 04, 2001 2:38 pm

Just asking, but to get to become bhaal since its called throne of bhaal?

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Postby Loredweller » Wed Dec 05, 2001 3:05 am

You always can to get or to leave it ;) The rest depends on your nature ... well, rather on nature of hero of your's ... :D
BTW, there were some spoilers before on the board regarding outcome and what happens with PC and NPC ... there is more than one ending anyway :rolleyes:

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