Thursday, March 1, 2012

Baldur's Gate - Something Exciting

Yesterday, Feb 29, news broke and a new website showed up.

It seems that some former Bioware folks, who now run their own independent company, have somehow acquired the rights to, at minimum, use the URL with the namesake of the game that started graphical, story based, computer RPG's for many of us!  The Company ( run by Trent Oster (@TrentOster)(formerly of Bioware) has been fairly quiet about what this actually means.  Lots of rumours seem to be spreading, from a new Baldur's Gate III game, to an HD remake of the old, and many things in between.  I, for one, can't wait to see what it means. I still crack open the original every once in a while, so this is especially exciting for me!

Being that one can view the source code of web pages, someone stumbled upon some nice little "quotes" buried as comments through the HTML code that creates the one page website.

As of this morning, March 1, 2012, here are the "quotes" found inside the HTML.
  • Shadowy Figure- Raise Dead : Infinity Engine
  • Take heart fellow adventurers, for you have curried the favor of Boo, the only miniature giant space hamster in the Realm!
plus, at the very end
  • I can teach you how to use your wrath.
As of yesterday, February 29, 2012, the following quotes were found in the source:
  • Shadowy Figure- Raise Dead : Infinity Engine
  • For years, I clung to the memory of it. Then the memory of the memory.
  • And then... it returned. Better than it was before.
and, at the end
  • Love is a lie. Only hate endures.
which seems to have changed from
  • As the silver moon waxes and wanes, so too does life.
It seems that not only are they leaving quotes in the HTML, they are also changing them over some period of time. So we'll need to keep an eye on them over time! If anyone else has found any different tidbits inside the HTML, please send them here via comment and I will add them.


  1. Love is a lie, only hate endures? Isn't that something a Sith would say? Is this a Star-Wars D&D hook up where Sith attack the Forgotten realms!

    1. Now wouldn't that be fun! Magic Missiles vs. Sith Lightning!!