Highlights of the story
- Fans have discovered an interesting conversation with Karlach where she addresses the player directly.
- She assumes the role of one of the developers of the game and asks the players if they are enjoying the game.
- Karlach’s voice actor, Samantha Bart, has also commented on this unique discovery.
with the The sheer size of Baldur’s Gate 3’s worldit’s no wonder fans are still discovering Easter eggs and references. Over a month since its PC release. But this recent discovery, Created by a data miner. May be the best yet. Turns out, in a cutscene, Karlach actually looks directly through the screen, addressing the player, instead of Tav.
Just Karlach randomly becoming aware of her status as a video game character nbd. pic.twitter.com/9Vzq2n8AfW
— Chubblot (@chubblot) September 16, 2023
The scene opens with Karlach talking about how he learned some nifty tricks while working for Zariel. One such technique allows him to see a person. If they are telling the truth or not.. But here is where things get spicy. Karlach changes the target of her questions from Tav to the player. And in a lot Undertale-esque fashionplayers are able to play with it and reveal the situational conditions to it.
The dialogue that follows is incredibly meta and one of the best interactions in the game.
I see… a great web. Intersecting lines—changes—and behind them, chaos. And then the hand that decides: yes, no. But it barely knows itself. I’m stuck here forever. In these tangled lines, in these hundred hours, or less, or more…”
It’s clear that the fourth-wall-breaking conversation is meant to make Karlach feel slower. He’s in a video game.. And as a cherry on top, she finally embodies the developers, and asks the player if they’re having fun. Players can choose to answer it however they want. The whole scene is a unique addition that is so rare. Not even discovered naturally yet by the players.
However, for anyone who is curious, Chiblot, the data miner, uploaded it. Full version of the scene on YouTube. A piece that Chiblot posted on Twitter garnered a lot of attention from fans. ultimately, Samantha Bart, voice actress for Karlach too Added his two cents. He congratulated the data miner for the find, though has refrained from talking about it yet.
Turns out, she’s waiting for fans to officially discover the conversation so the context is clear. Considering how rare this scene is, Choublot initially thought it was. A piece of cut material which was still in play. But it seems that there is still a way to activate it in the game somehow. It will likely be inside. Repeat the playthrough.. Karlach is likely going to be a staple in most parties until fans figure out how to get him.
This is also found. Fans excited How about others? Small and rare interactions May be present in Baldur’s Gate 3. The series has a history of adding unique, fourth-wall-breaking moments. In Baldur’s Gate 2, for example, you might encounter a party that double-crosses you, fails, and Reload their save to fight again.. Things like this add a ton of replayability to the game, making it more engaging in multiple playthroughs.
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