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Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance is the first in a series of role-playing games developed exclusively for game consoles. It was developed by Snowblind Studios and released for the PlayStation 2 in 2001, with versions for the Xbox and Nintendo GameCube releasing in 2002. A Game Boy Advance version of Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance was also released in 2004, by Magic Pockets. The sequel to the game, Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II, was developed by Black Isle Studios for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox, releasing in 2004.


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Video games are considered canon unless they contradict content in some other Forgotten Realms publication.

The player must choose between one of three (or five) characters:

Human Arcane archer
elven sorceress
dwarven fighter
Drizzt Do'Urden 
drow ranger (Bonus character)

The game starts when the player character arrives in the city of Baldur's Gate, after a dangerous journey. Shortly after arrival the player is attacked and robbed, and is brought to an inn by guards to recover. There, the first hints about a great evil hiding in Baldur's Gate are revealed, and the player can choose to discover more.


Notable charactersEdit

Drizzt Do'UrdenEldrithKarne

Notable locationsEdit

Regions: Sword CoastUnderdarkWestern Heartlands
Settlements: Baldur's Gate
Geography: Marsh of ChelimberMount Burning EyeSunset Mountains
Landmarks: Chelimber's CrownOnyx Tower
Roads: Adderspine Road

Notable creaturesEdit

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