Good news for all Steam owners of Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition as Atari has released a new patch that updates it to the latest 2012 build. This update fixes one hell of bugs, improves multiplayer stability, and features various UI improvements. You can view its complete changelog below and, as always, this patch will be auto-downloaded next time you start the Steam client.
Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition Update Changelog:
Crash Fixes: * Improved multiplayer stability * Fixed Black Pits sword crash * Fixed crash when manipulating portrait files
Features: * Damage notifications change colour depending on type of damage done * Option to turn off coloured player circles (enables original green circles) * Added roll total to ability screen when creating a new character * Elven Chain Mail now obtainable * Yeslick may rejoin the party in Jopalin’s Tavern * Black Lily purchases stolen goods * UI improvements
Bug Fixes: * Resolved random respawns occurring too often * Stat modifications for unidentified items now appear * Issue with Baeloth not returning solved (Black Pits) * Bounty Hunter class gains proper skill points * Eldoth and Skie removing and joining problem solved * Fixed issue with certain spell portrait icons not being removed * Officer Vai will only purchase bandit scalps * Scroll case capacity increased * Improved chatbar (Multiplayer) * Issue with gender dialogue is now proper * Nashkel movie will play instantly * Fixed Yeslick infinite dialogue loop * Selling infinite wolf pelt to Nashkel store glitch removed * Lothander and Marek’s antidote will never vanish * Drizzt doesn’t run away from gnoll battle * Shapeshifted spider no longer held in webs * Player will no longer have guards summoned when near previously opened containers * Archers and Druids may now equip Ankheg Plate Mail * Characters speak to the player more quickly in tutorial * Characters respond appropriately during Obe’s Combat tutorial * Charmed NPCs will give the player their promised gifts * Lightmap for Kagain’s shop has been updated * Cat familiar now has an attack * Imp familiar polymorphing to ogre and back works * Wand of Polymorphing’s range has been increased * Improved Aldeth’s Merchant League quest * Simmeon now gives XP * Some weapons not flagged as magical now are * Casson’s body quest has been touched up * Resolved issue with Kivan leaving the party * Characters with strength less than 5 are now able to complete the tutorial * Monks now able to complete the tutorial * Music restored to the Friendly Arm Inn * Commoners in Beregost and Nashkel say proper lines after Chapter 2 * Spider body will not disappear (Landrin’s quest) * Missing Citizens quest has been polished * Issues with Elkart’s ransom money have been resolved * Tersus will turn hostile if robbed * Tiax now properly summons Ghasts * Tiber will take his brother’s body * Quiver/Case of Plenty now give proper damage bonus * History of the Nether Scrolls no longer sellable * Issue with Ring of Free Action not properly effecting mobility * Emerson no longer constantly updates player’s journal * Imoen responds correctly to changes in reputation * Fixed sound sets of Tessilan, Faltis and Glayde * Removed intelligence limit on certain miscellaneous items * Sorcerous Sundries accessible without force selling of nymph hair * Added an auto-save right before the opening cutscene (Black Pits) * Correct rest movie is played in Adoy’s Enclave * Adoy’s area is now correctly placed/coloured on map * Ambient noises can now be heard in Adoy’s Enclave * Farmer Brun no longer takes more than one item * Euric no longer takes more than one item * Contagion spell now casts properly * Fixed Branwen refusing to join party when declined at first * Issue with drinkable quest items has been resolved * Wizard Slayer and Beastmaster class have more weapon restrictions * Amnish Soldiers guarding Nashkel Mine have been modified * Gandolar voiced lines added/improved interaction * Delsvirftanyon voiced lines added * Interaction with Drunk has been improved * Interaction with Bellamy has been improved * Interaction with Kerrachus has been improved * Interaction with Phandalyn has been improved * Interaction with Zecke has been improved * Interaction with Grael has been improved * Interaction with Pang Wallen has been improved * Interaction with Kirinhale has been improved * Problem with Scar’s character model dissapearing fixed * Increased text size of weight allowed in inventory * Dorn’s starting XP and HP have been increased * Fixed exploit allowing Dorn to receive THAC0 bonus * Only Dorn may receive THAC0 bonus from Rancor +1 * Fixed exploit with Single-Weapon Style * Looping dialogue with Neera after Meklin encounter fixed * Spawning issue with Neera’s initial encounter * World’s Edge now glows * Characters in Obe’s tutorial no longer have BG1 proficiency distributions * Longbow +2 and Composite Longbow +2 now give proper damage * All slings not usable by Kensai and Cavalier * Balanced certain pre-generated character’s proficiency distribution * Fixed issue with some items not needing to be identified * Monks and Kensai are no longer able to equip shields * Prism and Greywolf’s voiced lines added * Chaos Shield now has description when cast * Ring of Acuity/Captive Audience no longer equip-able by Monk * Treacle’s gender no longer in question (Black Pits) * Travelling to other areas in Archaeological Site touched up * Fixed Enchanted Weapon Enchantment/Charm * Fixed issue with certain items playing the incorrect sound * The Vampire’s Revenge now has the correct effects * Tenya dialogue issues have been corrected * Bassilus’s voiced line now plays * Issue with certain classes wearing armor (Tutorial) * Various item descriptions/images have been fixed * Various container and door highlights have been readjusted * Quest/Journal log fixes
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