Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance

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Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance
Cover Baldur s Gate Dark Alliance.jpg
Game general and emulation properties:
CERO rating: B
ESRB rating: T (Blood, Use of Alcohol, Violence)
CPU intensive game
Software rendering only
Languages supported:
English: SLES-50672 & SLES-50672ANZ & SLUS-20035
German: SLES-50672 & SLES-50672ANZ
French: SLES-50672 & SLES-50672ANZ
Spanish: SLES-50672 & SLES-50672ANZ
Italian: SLES-50672 & SLES-50672ANZ
Region NTSC-U:
Serial numbers: SLUS-20035
SLUS-20035GH (Greatest Hits)
Release date: December 2, 2001
2002 (Greatest Hits)
CRCs: 773A8DAB
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status:  ?
Mac Status:  ?
Region PAL:
Serial numbers: SLES-50672
Release date: December 14, 2001
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status:  ?
Mac Status:  ?
Region NTSC-J:
Serial numbers: SLPS-25140
SLPS-25139 (Limited Edition)
SLPS-25291 (PCCW The Best)
Release date: September 26, 2002
October 9, 2003 (PCCW The Best)
Windows Status:  ?
Linux Status:  ?
Mac Status:  ?

Developer(s): Snowblind Studios
Genre: Action RPG, Hack and slash
Wikipedia: Link
Game review links: Metacritic
Game review score: 87/100
Game description: Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance is an action RPG with an epic tale of intrigue, explosive spell effects, and highly detailed creatures and environments. You play a one of three customizable characters, who returns to Baldur's Gate and joins the fight against the darkness that threatens its peace. Take on the monsters solo or with a friend in co-op mode. Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance is the first game to feature the real time application of the Dungeons & Dragons 3rd Edition rules.

Winlogo.png Test configurations on Windows:

Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
? ?
  • Intel Core i5-3320
  • Intel HD4000 (internal)
Build 5732 GSdx32-AVX r5732
  • SPU2-X r5731
  • LilyPad r5403
FPS 30-50. With the Daily Build 5732 Baldurs Gate is Playing Videos with Software Renderer well. U Can go ingame and play, sometimes freezes that causes pcsx apphang. Heavy Graphic Glitches with black blocks flickering around. Xeo
NTSC-U Windows
  • Intel Core i7 @ 3.4Ghz
  • Nvidia GTX 285 768MB
1.1.0 r5517 GSdx 5464 SSE41
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0 r5731
  • LilyPad 0.11.0
Status goes from ingame to playable. Runs at a decent speed., Gsdx must be in software mode and 4GB patch must be used or game will crash.
NTSC-U Windows
  • Intel Core i7 3770k@ 3.5Ghz
  • Nvidia GTX 760 hawk
1.2.1 GSDX
  • SPU2-X
  • ?
Can confirm that it works, however experiencing some slowdowns in certain areas where the fps randomly drops down to 15 - 25 before jumping back up to 60fps. What causes this apears to be the flames effects in the game, wherever you find torches, fireplaces.


  • Original names: Baldur's Gate Dark Alliance (SLPS-25140), Baldur's Gate Dark Alliance (限定版) (SLPS-25139), PCCWジャパン・ザ・ベスト バルダーズゲート・ダークアライアンス (SLPS-25291)

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