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You know it's true love when she turns into a vampire

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I've finished Shadows of Amn in BG2:EE just shy of the 2.95 million xp cap, which puts me a bit ahead of the starting value of 2.5 million for brand new characters in Throne of Bhaal. My party looks like this:

Gorion's Ward, CE half-elf Fighter 11 / Mage 12 / Thief 14Korgan: CE dwarf Fighter 19 (Berserker kit)Minsc CG human Ranger 17Jaheira: TN half-elf Fighter 13 / Druid 13Viconia: NE drow Cleric 19Imoen: NG human Thief 7 / Mage 16 My alignment changed to Chaotic Evil because I succumbed to the sin of greed. I blame Elric of Melnibon√© (or, more specifically, Stormbringer). Also, I may have kicked Darth Sarevok in the nuts ("Release your anger, only your hatred can destroy me!"). My bad :-)

It would have been cool if the Fate Spirit at the beginning of Throne of Bhaal had given you the option of bringing back some of the BG characters who were left out of Shadows of Amn, like Xan or Shar-Teel. I suppose there's probably a mod for that.

I've got both the golden…

EE Keeper for BG2

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I've been playing Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition on my Nexus 7 tablet, which is the 3rd time that I've restarted this game from scratch. I didn't have my save game from 2013 when I played BG:EE, since I had to wipe my laptop and the backup is in Australia. I also made a few screwups with my game in the early stage, which I've managed to fix using EE Keeper to edit the save files. You'll see lots of mentions of CLUA Console on the forums, but it's tricky/impossible to get this working in the Android version of the game, even if you use a bluetooth keyboard.

Here are the instructions for setting up EE Keeper for Android if you don't have a PC version of BG2:EE installed. Basically, you need to copy the 'main' and 'patch' files from the sdcard/Android/obb/com.beamdog.baldursgateenhancededition directory on your device, then extract them using 7zip on your PC. You can configure EE Keeper to use this as the installation directory, then jus…