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Neverwinter Nights and Neverwinter Nights 2

These older games are available as downloads from a couple of sites now so you can get either pretty inexpensively. What's free is the content the NWN community has created over the years. That's what's kept me playing.

You can download free content at the following locations:

The Neverwinter Vault is fairly new while BioWare links to the old IGN Vault which is getting buggy.

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NW Nights is a great game. I still fire it up once in a while.
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I was actually play-testing a new module last week which is what prompted my posting this.
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Argh. Now its official. I don't have any more free time...

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Argh. Now its official. I don't have any more free time...

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Heh heh, payback for all those research papers you keep pointing me too.

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Update

The Vault at IGN has been down since about last weekend with no word from the site managers as to when/if it will be fixed. The other two sites are up and running.

Neverwintervault.org has all of the old IGN site's content up through July 2013 (back to 2007) in an archive and will be publishing on their site with the author's permission as they get it indexed. If there is something in particular you need, PM the site admin, Rolo Kipp, and he will try to find it for you.
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They're more than worth it at full price.
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I figured most of the Neverwinter Nights players would have migrated to the online version.
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I've tried a little online play but there is still a lot of custom content for the PC games that I haven't gotten to yet with more still being created. Also with my somewhat erratic schedule it's hard for me to play with a group. Going solo on my PC I can pick up a game right where I left it months ago.
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Update

IGN's 'vault' (multi-year repository) of free content is still off-line and quite a few users are openly saying that claims of repairs in progress are just a PR screen. Discussion on the associated Bioware Social Network is continuing as members-helping-members.

The Nexus site is growing slowly with several bits of new content in the past few months.

Neverwintervault.org is growing by leaps and bounds with the bulk of the existing user created content now available for download. New material has also started showing up.

Full disclosure: I kicked in a few bucks to help the Neverwintervault.org get off the ground.
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