Hope Baldur’s Gate 3 just glosses over the weird ‘canon’ version of what happened in the first two games

Canon is a tricky thing, man, and it’s something RPG makers always struggle to deal with. When a story could have featured thousands of permutations of the same hero and had maybe four or five distinct endings (not including side quest results), what do you think of using as the “official story” for the basis of a sequel?

Baldur’s Gate 3 is set over 100 years in the future from the events of the first two games, and I’m just crossing my fingers that Larian, as much as possible, gets over the “canon” version of the story of Baldur’s Gate 1 and 2, as well as what happens to their hero after.

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