Doubt importing BG1 Char

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Aran Linvail
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Doubt importing BG1 Char

Postby Aran Linvail » Tue Jun 17, 2008 8:42 pm

Hey, i decided to make my first do-it-all run of the bg series!!! i've just finished bg1+tosc, and just now i have imported my 8th lvl fighter (turned to Kensai). He has the following stats:

Strength 18
Dextery 17
Constitution 17
Intelligence 18
Wisdom 13
Charisma 19

I just killed sarevock, and there i had 78 or so HP. Now, when i started the new bg2 game after importing, turns out i have..58 HP!!! so...i was wondering...am i cursed? lol, because that's kind of a LOT of HP loss for a fighter (specially considering i wanted to dual to wizard at lvl 9 with very high Hp :s) so...
is there a way to fix this beyond Shadowkeeper? and, do you know WHY this lowered this much?
THanks a lo in advance ^^

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Postby Galuf the Dwarf » Wed Jun 18, 2008 12:37 am

Once again, I see my ever-famous discovery (that I posted in the FAQ) coming into play.

Galuf the Dwarf wrote:Q: How do I keep my imported character's experience at the amount with which I finished with in BG1?

A: Export your desired character in a character file other than Char1. After that, save that character file through the BG2 character viewer into BG2. Finally, import said character file into a new BG2 game. Presto! You're character's at the very experience - and level - that you had in BG1! ;)
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Postby wise grimwald » Wed Jun 18, 2008 5:27 am

Galuf the Dwarf wrote:Once again, I see my ever-famous discovery (that I posted in the FAQ) coming into play.


Thanks. Now I know why I found it so difficult, this last time I played. I have always used your method in the past, and just hadn't noticed the stats difference. Maybe that's why it kept me interested enough to finish it ! :D

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Postby Aran Linvail » Wed Jun 18, 2008 11:21 am

wow!! i will be reading faq very closely right now :P

mm, on a closer look, the problem is not quite solved.. i mean, the exp and lvl where right all the time, the problem was the HP, that lowered a lot from game to game :s
This is what i did:
I changed char1 name for another (Matias.char i think). THen i copied to characters folder in bg2 the file, and then imnported the caracther in a new game. After that, i started, and had the HP lowered :s

EDIT: i have just tried exactly what you mentioned in the FAQ Galuf, but all i got was a TXT file saved in bg2 char folder !!! and, as i figured, couldn't import it from there when i started a new bg2 game :s

This is really getting on my nerves....