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Neverwinter Nights 2

a.k.a. NWN2 / Neverwinter Nights 2 Limited Edition

published by Atari in 2006-10-31, developed by Obsidian Entertainment, running on Windows
type: role-play
genre: Fantasy
series: Neverwinter Nights, Dungeons & Dragons
setting: Medieval, Forgotten Realms
perspective: 3rd person
player options: LAN, Internet, single player
game engine: Electron Engine
languages: eng fre ger ita spa
3.6/5

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Official descriptions (2)
Neverwinter Nights 2 (NWN2) is a computer role-playing game set in the fantasy world of the Forgotten Realms, one of the popular campaign settings of Dungeons and Dragons. It takes the player from the tiniest of villages into a sweeping tale of danger and war, chronicling their rise from a peasant to a full-fledged hero of the Realms, defending it against one of the greatest threats of the age.

Build a character that suits your style of play - good or evil, chaotic or lawful, with any number of skills, feats and professions available at the click of a button. Whether lobbing fireballs and researching forgotten spells as a powerful Wizard, hacking a trail through legions of orcs as a Fighter armed only with a battle axe and your courage, or taking on the role of a Rogue that can slip into the shadows at a moment's notice, the choice is yours. Choose your alignment, your allies, your companions, and how you want your character to develop... design the character you want, role-play the way you want, and carry the battle to the enemy.

The design aspects of Neverwinter Nights 2 don't stop there, however. Past the campaign included with the game itself, Neverwinter Nights 2 also gives you all the tools you need to build your own modules, campaigns, and adventures for your friends - move buildings, terrain, script encounters, write dialogues, create quests and items - everything you need to create an epic adventure of your own is included in the toolset for you and any other worldbuilder to use.

So if you are interested in adventure - or building adventures of your own - look no further. Neverwinter Nights 2 is on the horizon, and adventure awaits.
Atari - # 2007-10-02 06:36:21 - official description - source
Neverwinter Nights 2 is the sequel to one of the best-selling and genre-defining role-playing games ever, set in the popular Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe created by Wizards of the Coast.

Bards sing tales of heroes from ages past, but never have the Forgotten Realms so desperately needed a champion. Years have passed since the war between Luskan and Neverwinter, almost enough time for the wounds of war to heal. But the brief peace the Realms have known may be at an end. Tension growing between the mighty city-states means the Sword Coast again teeters on the edge of open war. Unnoticed, a greater danger stalks the City of Skilled Hands. Unbeknownst to the denizens of the North, deep in the Mere of Dead Men, dark forces from across the Realms have been rallied under the banner of a legendary evil. If left unchallenged, all of the North is doomed to fall under its power.

Even in this darkest hour, hope remains. A mysterious relic is borne to Neverwinter in the hands of a lone hero so that its secrets may be unlocked--secrets that carry the fate of all the North. So begins an epic tale of shattered alliances, noble acts, and dark deeds to be told across the Realms for generations to come.

Features:

* Use the completely rewritten, powerful Obsidian Neverwinter Nights 2 toolset to create your own adventures, share them with friends, or run them through your adventure directly as the Dungeon Master
* Play online with other gamers and enjoy limitless adventure
* Explore the Forgotten Realms in greater graphical splendor than ever before with a completely new, cutting-edge graphics system and an overland map
* Employ new spells, feats, and advanced prestige classes, based on the exciting Dungeons and Dragons 3.5 Edition rules
* Engage new subraces including Tiefling and Aasimar
* Recruit up to three companions to assist in your adventures; improved party control allows for more dynamic tactical decisions in combat and more personal interaction
* The player's stronghold is introduced; gamers start from less than nothing, recruit people along their journey to live in his home, and pledge themselves to his cause; gamers can build powerful strongholds and affect the outcome of their game
* Rediscover familiar locations and meet old friends from the Neverwinter Nights series
? - # 2007-08-24 17:19:47 - official description
Description
Russian release used StarForce v4 copy-protection, all the others used SecuROM v7.
Sanguine # 2007-08-22 19:42:42
Comments (3)
Adventure packs:
* Mysteries of Westgate (2008-01-25)
Sanguine # 2008-01-08 13:43:17
Dak'kon, companion of The Nameless One, from Planescape: Torment is mentioned as a Githzerai hero in the game.
Sanguine # 2007-10-19 11:22:24 - source
Product Description from Amazon.com:

Neverwinter Nights 2 returns you to the Forgotten Realms, one of the popular campaign settings of Dungeons and Dragons. Emerge from the tiniest of villages into a sweeping tale of danger and war, chronicling your rise from a peasant to a full-fledged hero of the Realms. The story takes place several years after the original Neverwinter Nights, and reintroduces popular characters and NPCs in a new storyline with new challenges.
(cjlee001) - # 2006
Technical specs
additional hardware: Logitech G19,
display: textured polygons
External reviews (2) - average: 83.5%
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IGN2006*8.5/1085%
Metacritic2006*82/10082%
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