Also what banter/romance extra mods etc would users recommend?
(Note: I know not all users like a first timer wanting to add mods that add a lot of extra stuff but I like to get as much content as I can out of my games :p)
I played the vanilla versions of BG and, to tell the truth, I am not sure if there is a stat that helps with dialogue. I am not sure whether mods change this, however.
We did do a sort of mod spotlight for BG & BG 2: