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Ask questions, meet Baldur's Gate fans from all over the world, and get up-to-date information directly from the designers at BioWare and Black Isle Studios.

Everyone who visits #baldursgate is expected to treat the producers and other visitors with respect. Please do not give out spoilers in the main channel; use a private /msg instead. Furthermore, spamming, the use of bots, warez, etc. are not permitted.


The channel is #baldursgate on the GameSURGE network. Point your IRC client at one of the following servers, port 6667, and then enter the channel using /join #baldursgate. To discuss the Icewind Dale series, join the channel #icewind.

Using an IRC client program is the best way to take advantage of an IRC channel. Example clients are listed below.


Below are small profiles of the Bioware and Black Isle Studios people that visit #baldursgate every so often.

Mike Giest
[email protected]
Handle: Zarth
John Gallagher
[email protected]
Visual Design Head
Handle: JohnGBio
Dave Chan
[email protected]
Systems Administrator/Sound Engineer
Handle: DaveCAtBio
Josh Sawyer
[email protected]
Handle: BIS_JESawyer
Steve Jobes
[email protected]
Interplay Webmaster
Handle: Decamber | GameSpy | Comrade | Arena | FilePlanet | GameSpy Technology
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