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GemRB (Game engine made with pre-Rendered Background) is a portable open-source implementation of Bioware's Infinity Engine.
Supported games: Baldur's Gate and Icewind Dale series, Planescape:Torment.

Requires 128+ of free RAM and large 4-inch screen. Engine is in a development stage - may contain bugs.

You NEED original game resources to play!
You may try Baldur's Gate 2 demo - enable it in "Downloads" menu, and you don't need installation instructions then. It's 800 Mb.

Installation instructions:
1. Install apk and run. GemRB will install some data files to you device and close.
2. Open directory app-data/net.sourceforge.gemrb on SD card with any file manager and rename file GemRB.cfg.sample to GemRB.cfg.
3. Install original game to PC (full installation needed!).
4. Copy all folders and files(except *.exe) from game folder on your PC to app-data/net.sourceforge.gemrb folder on your device SD card.
5. Edit GemRB.cfg in text editor to configure GemRB (instructions inside file).
6. Start GemRB and configure controls if needed.

If game crashes, please install aLogcat application, run it, capture the log and e-mail it to me.

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Recently changed in this version

New features:
- one can play through the whole Baldur's Gate saga
- custom TTF fonts support
- arbitrarily sortable casting list
- ios configuration interface, xcode project
- more pst spawn ini flags, individual critical hit animations
- many iwd2 feats

Improved features:
- resting, comment timing, actions
- drop caps, keybindings, sdl 1.3 input
- bugfixes, cleanups
- (iwd2) effects
- cocoa wrapper, cursor handling
- bugfixes

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Comments and ratings for GemRB
  • (69 stars)

    by Logan Hyde on 10/04/2014

    After some trial and error I finally got Planescape Torment working. However, as soon as I start the game, the skull moves to talk to me, then the game freezes. Audio still plays, and the cursor will move, but other graphics halt and the text box is trans

  • (69 stars)

    by Pierre Dedye on 04/04/2014

    This works very well for Baldur's gate 1 and 2 (Using with the trilogy mod and any other mods I have installed on windows) Currently playing them on my cheap Chinese copy tablet and its working perfectly.

  • (69 stars)

    by Kuo Yang Ho on 03/04/2014

    The game crashed when a trap was sprung. Tried the newer 8.0, but after install, tried to open it but got a black screen. Most advice on installing this game on the net are very technical. Furthermore to correctly setup the game you need to look into a f

  • (69 stars)

    by Dennis Evans on 25/03/2014

    Please,please,please update this version!

  • (69 stars)

    by Jason Kidd on 23/03/2014

    Nexus 7 and Nexus 7 FHD: Just cant get this to work either with the demo version of baldurs gate 2 or planescape torment despite following a number of on line guides, the screen goes blank for ages then it just crashes. Shame as I was really impressed wh

  • (69 stars)

    by Joshua Thompson on 14/03/2014

    Takes a bit to get configured but works flawlessly with icewind Dale on my LG g2! Still testing it out though. Fantastic work! The android platform is amazing, first runescape now this! If your having issues with no sound be sure to remove the #'s before

  • (69 stars)

    by Augustus Ramos on 12/03/2014