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Hi everyone, I'm playing through BG:EE for the first time, trying to keep my party small-ish since I'm interested in unlocking all the high-level fun. But I feel like my party isn't the well-balanced fighting machine it could be. My main character is a mage-thief and archer, I've got Neera as another mage and Branwen as my cleric and, most-importantly, tank. This set-up works pretty well in the toughest fights, as I have a lot of magical firepower and Branwen can usually soak up most of the physical attacks while buffing. My problem is with just wandering around, coming across kobolds and things - I'm usually saving my spells for tough fights so I don't have to rest all the time (really for roleplay reasons - seems silly sleeping 8 hours between each fight) but this usually means slogging it out for ages with my despairingly low-THAC0 cleric, my not-spectacular-THAC0 archer m/t, and Neera hiding somewhere in a corner being fragile. It works in the end but it's just so boring! Is this how most people play? Should I get a fighter? I would ditch Neera for a fighter but a lot of the fun for me is having all the different spells for different situations that two mages and a cleric affords. Thoughts/advice?