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Volo's Guide to Baldur's Gate II

TSR Code:

TSR Series Code: None
Product Type: Accessory
ISBN Number: 0-7869-1626-5
Author: Ed Greenwood
Cover Artist: Ben Thompson
Release Date: July 2000
Format: One perfect-bound book (128 pages)
The text below is taken from a description by TSR:

'The ultimate reference guide for those who want to know more about the compelling locales found in the hugely popular Baldur's Gate computer games.
Baldur's Gate and Baldur's Gate II are two of the bestselling computer roleplaying games of all time. Now fans of the setting can find exactly where in the Forgotten Realms Baldur's Gate is located. Contains complete geographic details as well as hints and tips for Baldur's Gate II. This book connects the computer games with the Forgotten Realms roleplaying game, on which they were based. Because of its rich setting and highly detailed characters, the Forgotten Realms brand stretches beyond its paper-and-pencil roleplaying roots, appealing to computer and novel fans alike.'

'In this, the sixth indispensable travel guide by Volothamp Geddarm, famed traveler of the Realms, the wonders of the mysterious South are laid bare for all to see. Adventurers seeking their fortunes in the lands made famous by the Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn computer game will find all the dangers and treasures this rich territory has to offer. And as always, the finest establishments on the gold coasts of Amn and Tethyr are rated with the handy coin, pipe and tankard system.


  • Where in Athkatla you can speak with a painting.
  • Why wizards keep turning up dead in Hallowturrets House.
  • How one guildmaster can ship goods across the city in total secrecy.
  • Whose jeweled bird can deliver secret recorded messages.
  • What treasures are guarded by reefs and sahuagin near Hook Isle.
  • When to experience the full splendor of the Dome of the Rose."

This product was initially entitled "Volo's Guide to Baldur's Gate" .

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