Baldur’s Gate Dark Alliance – Part 1 – Blind Playthrough (Xbox Series X Gameplay)

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Watch at: 00:00 / 00:00:20all right guys what's up welcome to anew series here on the second channelthis is baldur's gatedark alliance now this is a completelyblind playthroughi know nothing about baldur's gate iknow nothing aboutdark alliance never played the originalum i'm here to play the remaster on xboxseries x kind of a blind playthrough ithought it would be fun to doi'm a big fan of the diablo games thisWatch at: 00:20 / 00:40is kind of in that style i think one ofthe original diablo stylegames action rpg top down action rpg soumlet's jump in start a new game if youlike what you see drop a like i'm doingaresident evil village playthrough on mymain channel at the moment um and i do alot of sports stuff over there as wellso if you're interested in that check itout if not subscribe here to the secondWatch at: 00:40 / 01:00channel and we'll be doing all sorts ofplaythroughs on here in the in thecoming weeks i think bio mutant will beone mass effect 2 will be oneuh the remastered version of that i'llplay on normal difficultyum what do we want to play as an elvensorceress she's pretty hot thougha human archer or a dwarven fighter i'llplay as a human archer i thinkWatch at: 01:00 / 01:20try that alder's gatei kind of always wanted to play atbaldur's gate uh get involved in thisuniverse a little bit but i never knewwhere to start so i thought why not justtake the plunge here on this gamefree from your travels but mesmerized atthe site of baldur's gateWatch at: 01:20 / 01:40not only a town of myth and legendbut also a place where one can find fameand fortune roundevery corner it is night as you enterthe cityand it seems strangely desertedokay we're getting attacked from behinddiscover that the night holdsWatch at: 01:40 / 02:00danger as well and in an instantthat danger is upon you ohnowe got smacked[Music]indeed let's see what our little ambushWatch at: 02:00 / 02:20has won ushalt who goes there it's the watchlet's get out of here yes but take thegoldleave the rest for the watchokay freaksWatch at: 02:20 / 02:40damnable thieves that grow bolder witheach passing daystill some life in this one looks likeall they did was make off with somepossessionseasy easy there that's quite a blow youtookthose thieves that attacked made offwith your possessionsWatch at: 02:40 / 03:00but at least you're alive they'rebecoming more boldyou'd best stay off the streets afterthe sun setsit's not safe out here you can seeshelter in the elf song tavernit's close enough imore than enough cutthroats there couldWatch at: 03:00 / 03:20be one of them would even know how tofindthose that attacked youwe want to find them by a haunting voiceyou come to the elf song tavern ohit is a pretty bomb lady filled with amotley assortment of patronsWatch at: 03:20 / 03:40and grisly trophies that's a weirdtrophythe haunting voice is all around youand the patrons are silent as the songwashes over them one by onethey all seemed lost in its callwhoa her face just rendered in sorry myWatch at: 03:40 / 04:00my cheeks are a bit red rosy as wellbeautiful song isn't it beautiful100 times and each time it still movesmei'm distracted here um sorry what didyou saywhere's the voice coming from woman shehaunts this tavernevery couple of nightsWatch at: 04:00 / 04:20no one truly knows her spirit was herewhen i first bought this tavernsome say she sings for a lost love asoldier who died defending baldur's gatethey say she sings they're jigglingshe'll hear her voice and return homestill that's nothing but hearsay entailswelcome to the elf song tavern what canWatch at: 04:20 / 04:40i get youthat's a stuffed beholder stuffedbeholders species i'm totally why isthere no subtitles in these i've seenmany of themone of my regulars found it in thecellarthey're also called eye tyrants if thatWatch at: 04:40 / 05:00name's any more familiar to you ityrantsare beasts that float above the groundand can cast terrible spells from theireyesevil things i wouldn't want to meet oneandneither would you okay so i look becausei wanted towe got attacked by a band of thieves andwe're looking to find themWatch at: 05:00 / 05:20hmm sounds like members of that newthieves guild i've been hearing aboutyou're lucky to be alive word is they'reresponsible for the murder of twocity watchmen and the disappearance ofseveral thieves from the old guildthis game came out 20 years ago 20 yearsago i was just lookingup there december 2nd 2001 so nearlyWatch at: 05:20 / 05:40a full 20 years ago um which is prettyinsaneum so this new guild's at war with theold guildyes yes lookstill really loud though those thugs ifi were you juststay clear of them unless you want toend up dead in an alley all rightokay wellWatch at: 05:40 / 06:00no one knows where the guild hall isstill if you're determined to find themtry the sewers i'll wager they've beenusing them to move around baldur's gateit's probably what's been driving allthose sewer rats up to the surfaceWatch at: 06:00 / 06:20well there's a gate to the sewers in thecellar of this taverni locked it up a long time ago beforethe guild war beganwell that's a problem with that actuallymaybe we can help each other outwell we've had to lock up the cellarWatch at: 06:20 / 06:40because of the horde of rats thatsuddenly showed up down thereclear them out for me and i'll give youthe key to the sewer gateokay gold to help you get back on yourfeetwhat do you say i think your top's alittle broken but yeah sureso you'll need to get the key from ethonover in the corner thereokay ethon's one of our regularsWatch at: 06:40 / 07:00he usually fetches wine from the cellarfor me but uh he hasn't been able to godown there since the rats appearedonly this past week if those thieves areusing the sewers to move around baldur'sgatethey may have driven the rats outokay luck be with you and watch thoseWatch at: 07:00 / 07:20ratssome of them can be vicious when backedin a cornerokay thank you all right what i want todo first is make sure that i can turnsubtitles on in uh dialog text that'swhat we wantdialog text on yes your settings havebeen saved do i want damage text on tooWatch at: 07:20 / 07:40man we don't need that right uh is thisyou ethon you're here what's up ethonwelcome friend i saw you come in nastybump on the head you've got theresomething oh sorry we locked the door tothe cellar once the rats startedswarming around down theredid you need it for something i didWatch at: 07:40 / 08:00taking care of the wrath problem or areyou thinking of hunting down thosethieves that attacked youi overheard your conversation withayleth look friendyou've met them once and escaped withyour lifedon't test your luck twice i have tofind them they stole every last coin forme and i aim to get back what they stoleWatch at: 08:00 / 08:20if the thieves won't keep you from goingdown theremaybe the rats will all rights don'tconcern me buddyhere's the key to the cellar door don'tbe too longor else i'll have to come down and getyou oh and before you gotake this dagger it's uh not muchWatch at: 08:20 / 08:40but it might do you some good hey thanksmanyou get a rusty dagger and a rustyseller key sweet that's exactly what weneed heredo i have it equipped i have it equippedalready okay sweetlet's open this door and go down to theWatch at: 08:40 / 09:00cellar and see if we can uhget some action loading oh it loadedreally quicklysave game i'm guessing these are theonly save pointsall rightoh there's the rats open the door comeon then how do i attack hey okaywhat's up [ __ ] rat oh my lordWatch at: 09:00 / 09:20jesus i didn't realize we're gonna slicethem in half manhere we can knock down the barrelseverythingis there anything inside these barrels idon't think there is okayoh arrows 20 arrowshow about a bow for those arrowsWatch at: 09:20 / 09:40ah we're getting some money andeverything so it's worth cracking openthe borrows thenfor any other buttons that are workingright now why is jumpthat seems like it's about it at themoment whyan attack attack attackoh a lesser healing potion niceWatch at: 09:40 / 10:00all right let's open this chest rustysword and five gold hell yeahso i wanna equip the rusty sword one tothree damage instead of one to twodamagethat's what we want can we dual wieldWatch at: 10:00 / 10:20no i don't think we can right nowsee a rat i love the way you literallyjust cut their heads offkind of nuts to be honest and stay downi feel like the dagger attacks for moresatisfying kills butWatch at: 10:20 / 10:40doesn't really matterwhat up baby i should probably be alittle more careful with how i'm goingalongbut uh it's okay is there any way toquickequip these items quickly or somethingWatch at: 10:40 / 11:00let's have a looki equip these you can use potionsquickly when not in the inventory bypressing or bfor healing and lb for rejuvenation okayall right that sounds good oh i justused it alreadyokay coolWatch at: 11:00 / 11:20recall potions are very useful they willteleport you back to the hub of any actyou can then use them again to return tothe location you recalled from recallpotions are used to the pause menu okaythat's awesomeso if we need to go back and heal up wecan use that and then come back to wherewe were exactlythat's handy as hell if we want to goback and save the game or somethingi'm guessing that's what that's usefuluseful for at leastWatch at: 11:20 / 11:40seems like it will take three gold thankyou very muchthank you thank yougive me thatall right come on rats let's be havingWatch at: 11:40 / 12:00youoh i want to be [ __ ] with oh god damnthere's a bigger one hey yeah a piece of[ __ ]all right we'll use uh use the healingpotion as i said guys completely new tothis gamecompletely blind play through um theonly gameseven in this vein that i've played ourWatch at: 12:00 / 12:20path of exile and diablo in the styleeven reallyplayed a couple others here with it overthere but extensivelydiablo and path of exile path of exilenot even that extensively reallydiablo 3 i played a lot of a lot ofdiablo 3 reaper of souls on psi ps4Watch at: 12:20 / 12:40did a [ __ ] other than that i'm kind ofnew to the genre really enjoying itthat was nice that was nice 10 ratsremain okay that's not a lot of ratswe got a ruby tooWatch at: 12:40 / 13:00i didn't even mean to use that is therea way to block no that brings up the mapwhich is nicejust checking all the buttons don'tworry okay so or two is the guard i seeor two is to godWatch at: 13:00 / 13:20i died holy [ __ ] [ __ ] i died quicklythereholy god did i die quickly so yeah igotta go back to five minutes now to theto the save pointholy [ __ ] [ __ ] are you kidding me igotta go all the way backthat's some more [ __ ] i thought i couldWatch at: 13:20 / 13:40jump over him obviously i was wrong onthat on that accountdid not realize that uh i'd be killedthat quickly eitheroh am i only back to where i was now yesi am holy [ __ ]i was thinking i was back to where i wasages agoi thought i was back to where i was agesago i'm notWatch at: 13:40 / 14:00that's crazyokay we gotta go this is where it getstough now right as i go in herei need to be careful i'm gonna lure himin a little bithi that wasn't even difficult bro how'di die therethree rats remain okayWatch at: 14:00 / 14:20keep getting arrows but i don't have abow yet i'm a human archer without a bowi want my bow and i can't use thateither so i'm assuming i'm going to getsome sort of magic ability as time goeson as wellcome on then let's see rats two ratsremain that's twobang return to the tavern to receive aWatch at: 14:20 / 14:40reward from aelith as well as the key tothe sewers if you found a recall potionuse it now by selecting recall in thepause menu this will take you back tothe tavern use it again to return heresounds good to mesounds freaking good to me was that ashieldwhat was that a shield i don't know i'llcheck it out in a second herebut we gotta go back and get the uhcavern key and then we can be on our wayWatch at: 14:40 / 15:00once again all right good startwe're doing all right we're learningwe're all learning we got a worn woodenshield can we equip that yes we cansweet i'm assuming we can block withthat now tooaccuracy targeting no points left okaywe'll get a we'll get a bow sooner orlater i thinkall right let's save the game here goodWatch at: 15:00 / 15:20that we can do that and nowlet me what do i want to doi want to use a recall potion right ithought we had a recall potion or did inot get one since i diedi died and and lost the recoil recallpotion is itall right i think it's working again wemade it up to the tavernWatch at: 15:20 / 15:40so i have to walk all the way backunfortunately but we can talk to alephnow again you're backi'm back on down there in the cellarhe followed you down there not long agoand i fear he may have gotten lost inthe cellaror worse he may have wandered into thesewers i tried to stop himWatch at: 15:40 / 16:00right don't worry aleth i've taken careof all the wrath so i probably just gotlost i'll find himbut before you go please take thesecoinsin payment for all you've done so farandas promised here's the key to the sewergatebe careful down there they're bound tobe worse things than sewer rats in thosetunnelsWatch at: 16:00 / 16:19okay thank you ayleth got a sewer keygot 75 gold coins gained 200 experienceniceunfortunately i can't go uhi can't go back with the recall thingbut that's all right save the game andwe'll head on backi have to walk all the way great pick upwhen i get backWatch at: 16:19 / 16:40all right can we made it to the thecellar now[Music]so i'm assuming we go down herei'll take both of those thank you verymuchand in we go yo what's up boysWatch at: 16:40 / 17:00nice beautiful all right can we pick uptheirweapons no it doesn't seem like you canokay oh that looks like a goodsword we got a bottle a fine bottle ofwine okayand he said it's important that sword wepicked up looked big though is that atwo-handed sword is that what that isWatch at: 17:00 / 17:20oh we got a point enchanted arrows dodgewe can dodge this speed improves yourarmor class by one pointplus one armor bonus uh deflect missilestoughness give you three plushit points permanently willpowerrange attacks i don't even have a rangedweapon yet so i'll go with this one forWatch at: 17:20 / 17:40nowand uh i shallswitch to the rusty long sword this onewhich looks a lot bigger and betterit doesn't have a crazy amount moredamage or anything but it is betterone to four damage instead of one toWatch at: 17:40 / 18:00threei'll take all the good stuff we'll takeit all babynow enoth where did you go that's hisname right enoughlet's go find him come on buddycome back hereWatch at: 18:00 / 18:20we're gonna die here holy [ __ ] [ __ ]man[Applause]ah you wanna mess with me come on thenpick up worn padded helmet hell yeah iwillall right we got a worn padded helmetshould i check that outthat can be worth putting on yes it isWatch at: 18:20 / 18:40why notbetter than no helmet oh [ __ ] i did notmean to do thathurt myself there oh we got a big oldaxeall right we definitely want to use thatif we have the bow and arrow i'mguessing rightwe want to use those barrels to explodeor whateverWatch at: 18:40 / 19:00all right let me check the check thataxe out though rusty bot lacks two tosix damageoh that's uh a two-hander thoughi see should i try itwhere we want to go tooright come on[Music]Watch at: 19:00 / 19:20boom what up you foolwanna mess with mei actually don't like this axe to behonestbut we can ignite them i see if weignite it what happensblows up a little bit after we i see iWatch at: 19:20 / 19:40don't think that really done anythingfor us thoughyou want to bait people into going intothat probablysome more arrows for my uh non-existentbow and arrowjust make sure we're not missinganything here i think i prefer the swordand shield to be honestWatch at: 19:40 / 20:00what do you reckon boys i think i'dprefer this shield with the uh rustylong sword i'm gonna go for that insteadfor nowspidersload up niceWatch at: 20:00 / 20:20nice we got him okay we got him we tooka lot of damage but we got him in theend[Music]740 your game has been saved yeehawWatch at: 20:20 / 20:40classic old school save points of courseno auto save [ __ ] like uh like intoday's gameexcept with return all right why do ikeep getting arrows thoughit's actually triggering me now becausei don't have a bow you guys notunderstand thatWatch at: 20:40 / 21:00are they gonna give me a bow no theyjust won'ti'm missing something where i can shootwithout actually having a boat becausei'm an archer or somethinglike what am i missing here what's thisyou've calleda sewer ratWatch at: 21:00 / 21:20ohdon't hurt him lord xantham will wish tospeak to himyou need to be in the best of healthapologies i was expecting you did youreceive the package from lord's anthemoh god i i did and i have it with meswallowed that the wrong way and youWatch at: 21:20 / 21:40know where it ishe told me to take it to the crypts andplace it within the chamber of ashesthereexcellent the entrance you seek lies onthe level belowpast the sewer grates let no one see youenter the temple and do exactlyWatch at: 21:40 / 22:00as you have been instructed now be onyour waybe on your way boy i will return for theprisoner laterguard him well we have to kill this dudeoh christoh christ we have to kill this dudeof course we do huh of course we doWatch at: 22:00 / 22:20christ all right where are we going yeahbecause i'm trying to i just checked thecontrols and everything i just don'thave a bow yetlike i tried to use the buttons that ittells me to do fora magic attack and stuff i just straightup don't have it yetall right we're good everybody stay calmWatch at: 22:20 / 22:40what is this a lap rat um[ __ ] let's go let's save the game herebang bang bang do we wait for my healthWatch at: 22:40 / 23:00to regen automaticallyoh my god there's three rats in there[ __ ] let's go we gotta use the healthpotion there but we're okaywe got some gold why not save it againWatch at: 23:00 / 23:20eh why notwhile we're herethis is the most enemies i've ever[ __ ] seen in my lifewe gotta drag him awayWatch at: 23:20 / 23:40no i died [ __ ] okayfirst death it's okay we just uh we justsaved her right here so we're goodwhat is this purple thing is that hisguts or what i guess sowe gotta drag him away straight awayWatch at: 23:40 / 24:00follow me buddyall right we'll take thatall right what am i doing here holy[ __ ] [ __ ] manjesus christ this is insanityWatch at: 24:00 / 24:20come on then [ __ ] you want to go let'sgoi cannot see this [ __ ] dude[Applause]come on why are you running to want torun for me boywell then you best not miss all rightWatch at: 24:20 / 24:40we'll save the game thereagain as we approach the three more herewhy are you running what's the archerah come on let's goWatch at: 24:40 / 25:00we'll take all of that good [ __ ]give me all of it anything in herethere's a leverwhich opens that ah yes yes yesbeautiful how do we open this though ohwe just open itthat makes sense i thought we were gonnaWatch at: 25:00 / 25:20have to do something crazy to open itthereokay so we can't open these little gateswith the rats in them rightthose are just trapped rats and actuallydo anything with itcome on [ __ ]i'm deadWatch at: 25:20 / 25:40come on ahgive me all that good [ __ ] padded gloveseverything i'm trash at this game buti'm actually enjoying itit's fun worn leather boots pottedgloveswooden shield better than the other oneright yep okay let's golet's freaking go babyWatch at: 25:40 / 26:00where was that ship at that's where ijust saw a boatarm on a boat that's not a boat that'srats i'm guessing we can't go throughthatwe can it just damages us okay[Applause]Watch at: 26:00 / 26:20come on let's go you wanna gowe'll go simple eyestake that gold take that chestwhat is that what did we just pick uptherewe pick up a big uhwooden padded armor [ __ ] yeah we did nowWatch at: 26:20 / 26:40we're looking the partwe're looking apart now babythose rats are eventually going to getuhout of that little tornado and probablycome towards us i would assumeWatch at: 26:40 / 27:00how can i not hit this guy jesus come onchrist almighty all right let me have alook at this mapup close where are we trying to get tonice beautifulare you running buddy[Applause]Watch at: 27:00 / 27:20you thoughtthis is full just swimming at the speedof light here all right then buddythat's avia all right 20 arrows let's godidn't realize there were such fastWatch at: 27:20 / 27:40swimmersoh my god there's tons of them holy [ __ ]there are tons of them we're gonna dieherethere's absolutely no doubt in my mindwe're going heregotta get [ __ ] out of here man holy [ __ ]this is insaneWatch at: 27:40 / 28:00jesus christ man this is insanityam i still aliveWatch at: 28:00 / 28:20holy [ __ ] we're dead we're actually deadwe have no more potions holy [ __ ] we'redeadwe're so [ __ ] dead how do we killthis guy manwe're dead like that guy takes so muchhealthso much damage rather like [ __ ] hellwhat are we even supposed to do therewar hammer of disruption i just gotthat's kind of litholy [ __ ] this warhammer disruption isWatch at: 28:20 / 28:40going to be awesome[ __ ] yeah it is who needs any of theother [ __ ] rightoh my god there's so many here let's seewhat this warhammer doesWatch at: 28:40 / 29:00nice okay hopefully this is good recallpotions we got oneyes yes we certainly need thatoh [ __ ] on that god's name is happeningright nowWatch at: 29:00 / 29:20guessing this is leading back to thesame place it's just the opposite waywhich uhoh my god how are we ever gonna getthrough thatthere's literally a hundred of themwhat the [ __ ] am i gonna do there holyWatch at: 29:20 / 29:40[ __ ]there's actually no way i can evercomplete that rightoh [ __ ] you like those sneak attacksi wish i could see his health but wecan'tWatch at: 29:40 / 30:00yeah i got him let's go i'm a genius forthathonestly just sheer genius as i nearlydied to thatimagine after all that i died to that[ __ ] butcome on that was beautiful you gottagive it to me on that oneand um where the hell is the prisonernow though that's what i want to knowWatch at: 30:00 / 30:20let's save the game though let's justsave the game nowwe did our part for now 801 beautifulstuffcome on then buddy you want to go let'sgoboom all right guys so i think what ineeded to do was go back and buy a bowthat's what i needed to do all right iWatch at: 30:20 / 30:40needed to [ __ ] buy a bow and arrowthere we gothat's what we had to do buy a [ __ ]bow it's not that difficultthere we go we gotta just even theWatch at: 30:40 / 31:00playing field you knowthere we go that's what i'm talkingabout sonlet's [ __ ] have the bow and arrow forourselves hey you want to throw spearsat mei'll fire arrows right back at youyes scumbagsWatch at: 31:00 / 31:20let's have you all day all night come onthenlet's [ __ ] destroy you yeah bastardsyeahthat was tremendous that's what wewantedyou want that you want those two yourWatch at: 31:20 / 31:40stupid ratall right now that's where we're gonnaend it i just wanted to figure out whati was doing wrongi just needed a bow and arrow that wasit and i just needed to go back and buyone simple as i just recalled to where iwas bought a bow and arrownow we're done thanks for watching seeyou next time

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  1. This video was a nice surprise, I'm definitely gonna play this, I was too young to appreciate games like this when it came out, I've fallen in love with arpg's like this since though

  2. I like how the watch were 3 feet away from the thieves and they still got away lol, also that intro with the dwarf char is hilarious on account of his short legs, he has to power walk.

  3. I was shocked when I saw the announcement yesterday. I played it originally back when it came out and it's a game I've wanted to see re-released for a while. Playing it tonight on my PS5, it still holds up. The graphics are a bit dated, but still look fine rendered in 4K. You're in for a treat!

  4. I played it on PS2 and it was great! But 30 bucks? And it's no remaster or remake. Just HD Upgrade!

    For example, if you look at Mass Effect Legendary Edition, where you can get real remasters for $ 20 per game!

  5. Definitely hope you keep making these and finish this game. It gets really good the longer you play. Played it on the ps2 and Xbox all those years ago.
    Also try out the damage visual option. They way you can see when you hit the enemy. Makes it a little bit easier.

  6. Fun fact don't press this button combination it will spoil the game
    L, R, X and Right on the D-Pad or Simultaneously hold L, R, Y, Left on the D-Pad and press start don't do this

  7. Had this on my PS2 nearly 20 years ago. Got it as a Christmas present and couldn't stop playing it. Was a blast with mates doing co op too. This takes me back. Great nostalgia Glad this got a remaster. Thanks for the vid!


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