Why you should read the terms and conditions … yes, really

Nobody reads terms of use. The developers of Baldur's Gate 3 are also aware of this and have hidden a little surprise in the game's terms and conditions.

Baldur's Gate 3

"Baldur's Gate 3 has terms of use that are worth reading." – this sentence alone is bizarre. But it's true. In the agreements, also called "pact" by developer Larian Studios, you agree to to publicize yourselves as fruit. For that you will at least be rewarded.

An artistic performance to play Baldur's Gate 3

… nothing more is needed. If you agree to the agreements, you undertake to to commend the Forgotten Realms. Public. In the form of a "Singing, a song, a text, a poem or a performing dance". You have to record the whole thing and send it to Larian Studios. You also agree that you will assign all rights to the studio and receive no royalties if your work Posted on the studio's social media channels becomes. Yes, you heard right.

Of course, you can also decide against this task. However, you will then Entry to an exclusive guild denied:

"If you do not accept and complete this quest within the next three winters after the conclusion of this pact, you will lose the fame, luck and / or shame of being accepted as a founding member of the Guild of Great Genius."

So will you soon be seeing creative fireworks from the Baldur's Gate community on social media? You should get some popcorn.

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Larian Studios is known for its humor

Larian Studios is a little rascal – and is celebrated for it. This kind of hidden tasks and jokes occurs in other works by the studio. In Larian's fifth "Dungeons and Dragons" book, for example, there is a warning:

“Wizards of the Coast is not responsible for the consequences of splitting your party, sticking limbs in the mouth of a green devil's face, accepting an invitation from bogeys, storming a festival hall of hill giants, annoying a dragon in any form or agreeing when the Dungeon Master asks "Are you sure?"

If a developer manages to entertain you with the terms and conditions, what can you expect in the main game? Who knows, what funny Easter eggs can still be found in Baldur's Gate 3 …

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Johannes Repp
Johannes Repp, GIGA expert.

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