What is the story of Baldur’s Gate 3? Few series have as deep and complicated lore as the Baldur’s Gate games. It’s no wonder, as the original two were developed by the Mass Effect and Dragon Age creators, BioWare. Based on Dungeons and Dragons, the original games were packed full of hundreds of hours of role-playing fun. This means that, if you’re heading into Baldur’s Gate 3 as your entry point to the series or returning after decades, it might be quite intimidating to jump into a game with lore developed over hundreds of hours of gameplay. In this refresher, we’ve got you covered no matter your experience level with the series.
The lore isn’t the only intimidating aspect of Baldur’s Gate 3. As building your character is of utmost importance and can take forever with so many options pulled from D&D 5th Edition rules, read our Baldur’s Gate 3 classes guide to check out the many different roles you can assume in the game and their subclasses. An equally important choice is to choose your race, and we’ve of course got you covered: our Baldur’s Gate 3 races overview details all the different benefits of each, from Drow to demon-like Tiefling.
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