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Baldur's Gate 3

Baldur's Gate 3 is a Dungeons and Dragons inspired RPG developed and published by Larian Studios. Featuring both a single player and cooperative element, players create their character by selecting a starting class, take on quests, level up, and engage in turn-based combat using the D&D 5th edition rule set.

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Baldur's Gate
PC, Stadia, macOS
Larian Studios
Larian Studios
M for Mature: Blood and Gore, Partial Nudity, Sexual Content, Strong Language, Violence
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Baldur’s Gate 3 Continues One Annoying PC Gaming Trend

Baldur's Gate 3 may be a fantastic fantasy RPG, but Larian Studios also decided to follow an annoying PC gaming trend that could have been avoided.

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Dual-Wielding Crossbows is One of Baldur's Gate 3's Most Welcome Surprises

Baldur's Gate 3 features many fantastic weapons that suit the needs of every build, but hand crossbows are its most pleasant surprises.

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8 Best Skills To Be Proficient At In Baldur's Gate 3

Of all the skills in Baldur's Gate 3, which proficiencies will serve the player character best?

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8 Best Backgrounds In Baldur's Gate 3

Choosing a background in Baldur's Gate 3 is just as important as race or class. Here are some of the best options players can choose.

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Baldur's Gate 3 Has Non-Lethal Damage Option

Players who would rather avoid killing their enemies have the option to do so in Baldur’s Gate 3, as the game features a non-lethal damage option.

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Baldur's Gate 3: The Best Class For Every Race

No matter what the character looks like or what their gifts are, Baldur's Gate 3 has a role for any race to excel in.

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Baldur's Gate 3: The Best Race For Every Class

Every sentient being in the world of Baldur's Gate 3 has an important place; some can even play a certain class role perfectly.

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Baldur's Gate 3: Biggest Rules Changes From Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition

Baldur's Gate 3 is based on the Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition tabletop RPG, but many of the system's rules have been tweaked to better suit a CRPG.

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Baldur's Gate 3: Best Party Composition

Between the player character and the companions offered, Baldur's Gate 3 offers some incredible combinations that dominate the battlefield.

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Baldur's Gate 3: How To Disable The Guardian Statues

Getting killed in one shot happens often in Baldur's Gate 3 and the Guardian Statues have some of the highest kill counts in the game.

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Baldur's Gate 3 Mod Lets You Play as a Skeleton

A Baldur's Gate 3 mod makes a skeleton playable and gives an unusual and fun spin to the experience of enjoying Larian Studios' new RPG.

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Baldur’s Gate 3 Fans May Want to Keep Their Eye on Humble Bundle

Baldur's Gate 3 offers countless hours of content to enjoy, but anyone who wants to dive into even more RPG fun may want to check out Humble Bundle.

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Baldur's Gate 3 Players Are Extremely Impressed With One Surprising Detail

A Baldur's Gate 3 player notices a detail that leaves the community impressed with Larian Studios' work on the new entry in the franchise.

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8 Best Classes To Multiclass In Baldur's Gate 3

Multiclassing is a great way to spice up characters in Baldur's Gate 3. Here's what combinations work best together.

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Every Class In Baldur's Gate 3, Ranked

The classic D&D classes form the backbone of classes in Baldur's Gate 3. How do they stack up against each other?

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Baldur's Gate 3 Player Makes TMNT Dragonborn Character

A Baldur's Gate 3 player takes Inspiration from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and creates a Dragonborn character that looks like one of the turtles.

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More Games Should Follow Baldur’s Gate 3’s Pre-order Model

Pre-ordering plays a major part in the gaming industry and it often feels obligatory, but Baldur's Gate 3 aims to change all that.

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Baldur's Gate 3 Settings Change Can Be a Huge Improvement

A quick and easy Baldur's Gate 3 settings change could lead to some huge frame rate improvements in the massive RPG.

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8 Most Beginner Friendly Classes In Baldur's Gate 3

Some of the easiest classes in Baldur's Gate 3 will help players new to the series and genre have a leg up in the world.

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8 Best Cantrips In Baldur's Gate 3

The best cantrips in Baldur's Gate 3 can be a powerful asset to those that seek magical abilities and extended power.