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« on: March 15, 2012, 12:39:44 PM »
anyone have any more than speculation on this?  (this question will become invalid in 80 minutes)

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« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2012, 12:41:39 PM »
okay, HD rerelease is all i've heard.
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« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2012, 01:39:20 PM »
'Remake' seems to be a popular rumour.

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« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2012, 02:35:46 PM »

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« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2012, 03:51:30 PM »
hope it doesn't turn out to be the normal game with Atari's favored mods pre-installed....   LOL
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« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2012, 04:36:35 PM »
Check out Trent Oster's twitter for lots of questions and answers: https://twitter.com/#!/TrentOster

Of particular interest:

-they will release BG:EE (BG+TotSC) and BG2:EE (BG2+ToB)
-both games will use the latest ToB Infinity Engine
-they will add new original content in addition to updating the games

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« Reply #6 on: March 15, 2012, 06:00:04 PM »
-both games will use the latest ToB Infinity Engine
bet that will make for an easier BGT if both use the same engine.

if they were smart they'd go ahead and put 'em both together in one full game with an 'official' transition between the two
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« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2012, 12:34:12 AM »
I wonder if they are going to... mmm... "borrow" some EasyTutu/BGT mechanisms. And possibly Widescreen ones, too.

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« Reply #8 on: March 16, 2012, 02:07:27 AM »
I wonder if they are going to... mmm... "borrow" some EasyTutu/BGT mechanisms. And possibly Widescreen ones, too.

They have the source code. I am sure they can add widescreen support on their own.

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« Reply #9 on: March 16, 2012, 02:18:09 AM »
bet that will make for an easier BGT if both use the same engine.

There will be no need for Tutu/BGT on the enhanced editions if they both use the same engine.

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if they were smart they'd go ahead and put 'em both together in one full game with an 'official' transition between the two

Trent says: "We're looking for new ways to attach the games".

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« Reply #10 on: March 16, 2012, 07:03:24 AM »
GameBanshee have made a summary of what has been said so far: http://www.gamebanshee.com/news/107296-baldurs-gate-enhanced-edition-announced.html

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« Reply #11 on: March 16, 2012, 07:25:27 AM »
Alas, they use Twitter links for the most juicy parts. :( And for some reason all Twitter is unreadable for non-registered users. Damn.

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« Reply #12 on: March 16, 2012, 08:16:09 AM »
I do not have a Twitter account and I had no problems reading what GameBanshee wrote or Trent's own account.

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« Reply #13 on: March 16, 2012, 10:10:00 AM »
Really? You open https://twitter.com/#!/TrentOster/status/180486396287520768 and you see something, and I see "This page doesn't exist"? Weird.

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« Reply #14 on: March 16, 2012, 10:24:40 AM »
Yes. No problems here.

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« Reply #15 on: March 16, 2012, 12:08:59 PM »
Really? You open https://twitter.com/#!/TrentOster/status/180486396287520768 and you see something, and I see "This page doesn't exist"? Weird.
the link text you have doesn't work, but if you use the link in the 6th post down of this thread it should work.  Unless you are being denied access for some other reason...
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« Reply #16 on: March 17, 2012, 08:13:40 PM »
People were hoping for a BG3 at Bioware Social forum. Enhanced Edition will be a new interface and new material as I understand. Much like one big mod. The mod to end all mods.
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« Reply #17 on: March 18, 2012, 03:39:10 AM »
I am quite excited about this. If for no other reason than to revisit the Swordcoast.

Also the Wasteland 2 kickstarter projekt revived my hope in good RPGs.
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« Reply #18 on: March 22, 2012, 10:26:37 PM »
They're adding a new NPC to BGEE.

I have been giggling to myself for the past 20 minutes while making both real and joke lists of "writers I hope they enlisted."
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« Reply #19 on: March 23, 2012, 12:47:40 AM »

I have been giggling to myself for the past 20 minutes while making both real and joke lists of "writers I hope they enlisted."

  so they didn't contact you a la the fancy chests-o-scents of game of thrones?  (...YET)  lame...
  okay, you have to place these lists in a special capsule that can only be viewed after said writers are revealed but cannot be altered before then... :P
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« Reply #20 on: March 23, 2012, 07:27:12 AM »
chests-o-scents of game of thrones?  (...YET)  lame...

I've read some of the Game of Thrones novels but I'm not getting the "chest-o-scents" reference.

The Beamdog people and I are aware of each other. I don't know if it will turn into anything.

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okay, you have to place these lists in a special capsule that can only be viewed after said writers are revealed but cannot be altered before then... :P

Well, I don't think it will surprise anybody terribly to learn that the Ding0 is pretty high on both lists.
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« Reply #21 on: March 23, 2012, 10:50:31 AM »
chests-o-scents of game of thrones?  (...YET)  lame...
The Beamdog people and I are aware of each other. I don't know if it will turn into anything.

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Well, I don't think it will surprise anybody terribly to learn that the Ding0 is pretty high on both lists.

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« Reply #22 on: March 23, 2012, 12:03:52 PM »
'Twould be nice if it were so, but no. (Even though I would doubtless be contractually obligated to lie/withhold information if there was something, I'm pretty sure there's no reason I can't honestly say "no, really, I got nothing." I think after a decade of this stuff people can tell when I'm saying things with a wink-and-a-nod and when I'm saying, straight up, I've not got an oar in this right now.)
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« Reply #23 on: March 23, 2012, 02:39:48 PM »
 
  well, fingers are crossed, anyhow.   :pirate


  re: the chest-o'scents -
 
  http://www.makinggameofthrones.com/production-diary/2011/2/25/scents-of-westeros-land-on-real-world-doorsteps.html
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« Reply #24 on: June 18, 2012, 01:37:32 PM »
'Twould be nice if it were so, but no. (Even though I would doubtless be contractually obligated to lie/withhold information if there was something, I'm pretty sure there's no reason I can't honestly say "no, really, I got nothing." I think after a decade of this stuff people can tell when I'm saying things with a wink-and-a-nod and when I'm saying, straight up, I've not got an oar in this right now.)

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