AD&D 2E "Lite" for Free via Beamdog Game Manuals

Want quick and free access to a light version of AD&D 2e rules and a few free gazetteers of the Forgotten Realms? Gotcha covered! Just download the following game manuals available on the websites for the enhanced editions of Beamdog's Baldur's Gate series of AD&D PC Games:

Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition
Adventurer's Guide - Contains all the rules you need to play
https://cdn.baldursgate.com/files/AdventurersGuide.pdf

Sword Coast Survival Guide - Gazetteer of the Sword Coast
https://cdn.baldursgate.com/files/SwordCoastSurvivalGuide.pdf

Baldur's Gate II Enhanced Edition
Amn Survival Guide - Gazeteer of Amn
https://store.beamdog.com/files/bg2ee/bg2eemanual1.pdf

Mastering Melee & Magic - Contains all the rules you need to play
https://store.beamdog.com/files/bg2ee/bg2eemanual2.pdf

Icewind Dale Enhanced Edition
Feature Guide - The actual game manual; skip it if you don't need an overview of the cRPG
https://cdn.icewinddale.com/files/IWDEE-Feature-Guide.pdf

Survival Guide  - Gazetteer of the Icewind Dale settings
https://cdn.icewinddale.com/files/IWDEE-Manual-1-Survival-Guide-to-the-North.pdf

Mastering Melee & Magic - Contains all the rules you need to play
https://cdn.icewinddale.com/files/IWDEE-Manual-2-Mastering-Melee-Magic.pdf

Baldur's Gate: Siege of Dragonspear
Adventurer's Guide - Same file as listed under BGEE, above
https://www.siegeofdragonspear.com/files/AdventurersGuide.pdf

Survival Guide - Same file as the Sword Coast Survival Guide, above
https://www.siegeofdragonspear.com/files/SwordCoastSurvivalGuide.pdf

Field Report - Gazetteer of the Dragonspear setting
https://www.siegeofdragonspear.com/files/FieldReport.pdf


UPDATE on 2019-08-29:
I found links to some Atari D&D game manuals on the Atari's FTP server and the Neverwinter Vault, a fan forum for modders of the game. These rules use the D&D 3rd Edition rules.

Neverwinter Nights Enhanced Edition
Game Manual
https://www.beamdog.com/files/nwn/BDC/NWNDiamondManual_Crop.pdf (basically a cleaned-up scan of the Diamond Edition manual)

Neverwinter Nights
Game Manual & Online Manual (these are the same file with different names)
ftp://ftp.atari.com/manuals/pc/neverwinter_nights/nwn.pdf
ftp://ftp.atari.com/manuals/pc/neverwinter_nights/nwn_onlinemanual.pdf

Neverwinter Nights Diamond Edition Manuals
https://neverwintervault.org/sites/all/modules/pubdlcnt/pubdlcnt.php?fid=11797

Hordes of the Underdark Expansion Manual
ftp://ftp.atari.com/manuals/pc/neverwinter_nights_diamond/nwnhordes_manual.pdf

Shadows of Undrentide Expansion Manual
ftp://ftp.atari.com/manuals/pc/neverwinter_nights_diamond/nwn_sou_onlinemanual.pdf

Neverwinter Nights Platinum Game Manual
ftp://ftp.atari.com/manuals/pc/neverwinter_nights_platinum/nwn_onlinemanual.pdf
https://neverwintervault.org/sites/all/modules/pubdlcnt/pubdlcnt.php?fid=11802

Neverwinter Nights 2
Game Manual
https://neverwintervault.org/sites/neverwintervault.org/files/project/4333/files/nwn2-gb.pdf
ftp://ftp.atari.com/manuals/pc/neverwinter_nights_2/NWN2_manual_177.pdf
http://cdn.akamai.steamstatic.com/steam/apps/2760/manuals/2760.pdf (best quality)

Mask of the Betrayer Expansion Pack Manual
ftp://ftp.atari.com/manuals/pc/neverwinter_nights_2_mask_of_the_betrayer/NWN2_MoTB_Manual.pdf

Temple of Elemental Evil (uses D&D 3.5 Edition rules)
Game Manual
ftp://ftp.atari.com/manuals/pc/temple_of_elemental_evil/toee_manual_enu.pdf

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