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Score Breakdown Based on 5052 ratings
  1. 10 (2127)
  2. 9 (2279)
  3. 8 (428)
  4. 7 (113)
  5. 6 (39)
  6. 5 (22)
  7. 4 (10)
  8. 3 (3)
  9. 2 (4)
  10. 1 (27)

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  • User Rating 9.3

    A genuinely good CRPG which brings the Forgotten Realms to life.

    Rated on December 26, 2005 by SZeroC

    Baldur's Gate (BG) by Interplay has finally been released after what seems like an eternity in development. Judging from the fact that most stores sold out the day they received it, it seems a great m...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Baldur's Gate is one of the best RPGs i have ever played! 10/10!

    Rated on July 15, 2006 by Shrog-III

    The story starts off with your foster father, Gorion, telling you to get ready to leave your home town of Candlekeep. The story goes on (i'm not going to give anything away) with you going on a mas...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    A delightful experience

    Rated on August 09, 2009 by gammis

    Overall feeling: GREAT This is the first of many games with the same game engine, which means it got popular. It should be very well liked by every RPG gamer, especially by those who have used the D&...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.2

    Different experience every time with every player.

    Rated on July 17, 2006 by megafeck

    Baldur's Gate has been heralded as one of the best RPGs available on the PC today, and it has surely earned it's title. Baldur's Gate is set in the realm of Waterdeep, an area well known to AD&D RPGer...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    What can one say... This is one of the the games that started a revolution among the RPG standard gameplay of its time

    Rated on April 09, 2008 by j007penz

    Baldur's Gate could easily be considered a landmark of the gaming industry in computer roleplaying games. With the ability to roll your character from scratch and then begin upon a quest with freedom...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Quantity meets quality in Baldur's Gate.

    Rated on September 17, 2008 by leapfrog91

    An epic game by any standards, Baldur's Gate (BG) does not dissapoint. The game brings new meaning to the term "polished," as most any gamer will be awed by the remarkable lack of faults to be found w...

    5 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    Sibling rivalry.

    Rated on December 31, 2005 by differentiation

    This was my 1st Bioware game, and they have won me over after playing this. They have proven themselves to be one of the leading RPG makers in the market, as can be seen with KOTOR. I was never a D&D ...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.2

    Rated on August 07, 2004 by XisorShadow

    Baldurs Gate, well i'll admit when I first played BG1, I didn't gel with it. I loved the D&D universe, and remember the old old school games that TSR released like Eye Of The Beholder, but since those...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.6

    Greatest game I've ever played.

    Rated on July 29, 2006 by ValiantDarkness

    This is the greatest game I've played. The gameplay is great and original. Being able to play with all 6 characters is really cool. The story is the best I've ever had in a game. (I'm writing this rev...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Amazing RPG

    Rated on May 02, 2008 by GrinningDemon19

    This was the first big RPG I got for my computer 10 years ago and I still play it! It follows the D&D rules pretty closely and works perfectly if you can't get a real life group together or they don't...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.