1999 Awards Category Details

Baldur's Gate

Computer Role Playing Game of the Year

This award honors a PC or Mac title where an individual assumes the role of one or more characters and develops those characters in terms of abilities, statistics, and/or traits as the game progresses. Gameplay involves exploring, acquiring resources, solving puzzles, and interacting with player or non-player characters in a persistent world. Through the playerís actions, his/her virtual charactersí statistics or traits demonstrably evolve throughout the game.