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Baldur's Gate The Ethics of Baldur's Gate 2 Romances

Discussion in 'BioWare' started by laclongquan, May 20, 2019.

  1. Lacrymas Arcane

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    Whether it's wrong or not is besides the point and a different conversation entirely, if they are comfortable with that, I don't care. It's also technically not incest, it's kind of like sleeping with your adopted mother/sister.
     
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  2. JDR13 Augur

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    You guys weren't aware that Jaheira's last name is Targaryen?
     
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  3. Theldaran Scholar

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    Well if Viconia is the cougar, Jaheira is obviously the MILF (though no children of her have been acknowledged), she should be older than you. But that is that. You forge strong bonds fighting your way through the first game and that justifies, in my opinion, that romantic feelings arise.

    I don't see the romance that out of place. But maybe you're right that they didn't think things through too much. Still the romance itself as material should be A-OK.
     
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  4. Mikeal Savant

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    Lol manlets suffer even in fantasy.
     
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  5. ArchAngel Arcane

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    Well she is part elf and part druid, and I guess she is really attracted to people that are part Gods. Nothing wrong with it :)
     
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  6. Theldaran Scholar

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    Also by the time you bed Jaheira fucking finally, months should have passed from Khalid's death, so it's not "while his corpse is warm".
     
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  7. ArchAngel Arcane

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    And your character is of blood of Bhaal, God of Murder. It is not like warm corpses disgust you or something.
     
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  8. agris Arcane Patron

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    the past 5 pages of this thread:

    :what:
     
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  9. santino27 Arcane

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    I always had khalid killed at first opportunity in BG1 (so I could keep jaheira in my party without him) so never had a problem with her in BG2.
     
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  10. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    You are a terrible person
     
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  11. santino27 Arcane

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    I post on the Codex. Saying so is redundant.
     
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  12. Yosharian Cipher

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    What the fuck is wrong with you.

    I don't even like Aerie but that is absolutely ridiculous.
     
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  13. mondblut Arcane

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    Romances must consummate in graphic sex minigames, otherwise they are just larping.
     
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  14. sser Arcane Cuck Developer

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    Does anyone else play an RPG and only later through online forums realize it even had romances at all?
     
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  15. lukaszek the determinator

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    unless its dos2, they didnt give you a choice there
     
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  16. Delterius Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    I'm disappointed there was no mention of how the novels dealt with Jaheira romance.

    Lacrymas shame on you, I expected more from you.

    Now on unrelated news, Saerileth NPC mod and how its creator went out of the way to reveal your charisma dump statting incel ass to the world by robbing your ring of human influence and cutting of Saerileth's romance path in the cradle.

    Somehow this is more telling about this game and its fanbase than anything else I know.

    Recommended further reading: that thread in gamefaqs where a hero goes through every NPC mod created in a single playthrough.
     
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  17. Yosharian Cipher

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    I don't know why everyone is so butthurt about Khalid. How long is someone supposed to 'grieve' before they are allowed to have feelings for someone else? It's not as if Jaheira jumps on you immediately, and she shows genuine grief for Khalid.

    It's almost as if you some of you have never even been with a woman before, but that can't be true...
     
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  18. Delterius Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    ya but have you read the novels and how the pc has the hots for jaheira when she gets caught up in a web and a spider tears her clothes around her breast area

    i forgot the point i was making
     
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  19. laclongquan Arcane

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    It's almost like you have no shred of social mores at all but that can't be true.

    To prove it: you can go asking people around you this question
    "how long(days, weeks, months) should a widow stay celibate after her husband breath his final?" Try to get specific period of time
    Ask your parents to have an idea of older generation.
    Ask your friends to have an idea of your generation. Bonus point if you have some married friend (ie you are matured to a certain point).
    That should teach you something about your social mores
     
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  20. Yosharian Cipher

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    I bet you're fun at parties.
     
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  21. laclongquan Arcane

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    I bet you're fun at FUNerals.
    :positive::mixedemotions::dealwithit:
     
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  22. KeighnMcDeath Learned

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    Ok, maybe I'm glad I skipped BG entirely. I was rather annoyed at toyed romances in Dark Queen of Krynn and Treasures of the Savage Frontier tbh. I wanted to kill shit and find epic loot; not make out.
     
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  23. Gobblecock Arcane Zionist Agent

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    This thread is even gayer than I imagined it could be when I clicked on it to laugh at some fags.

    Creepiness is all about being short and ugly and low testosterone. A tall, handsome and virile man can do anything he wants and not be creepy.

    There's no such thing as equality in a relationship. If you aren't in charge over your woman, then she is leading you. Men prefer the former to the latter. For one thing, she isn't cucking you with stronger men.
     
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  24. Neanderthal Arcane

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    Ethics? There is nothing ethical about BG2 romances, you are consorting with Elves, ELVES, FUCKING ELVES!

    :rage:
     
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  25. Yosharian Cipher

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    Well what else would you do with them
     
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