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Dragon Age Origins Thread

Discussion in 'Games' started by EastCoasthandle, Oct 27, 2009.

  1. FordGT90Concept

    FordGT90Concept "I go fast!1!11!1!"

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    I, too, liked the fade. It is unique to the rest of the game and, as a result, a nice change.


    Oblivion is like an FPS-RPG where Dragon Age is a RTS-RPG. In Oblivion you were almost always by yourself while in Dragon Age, sometimes you are required to take a companion and most of the time, you will have three companions with you less your ass gets handed to you.

    Dragon Age is most similar to the Witcher, if you have played that. They are clearly running on a derivative of the same engine...


    Personally, the Witcher and Oblivion are tied for first. Dragon Age falls short of them both. Dragon Age isn't bad but those two games do just about everything right.

    If you are looking for Witcher with companions, Dragon Age is a good match.
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    i don't know about best rpg, but dragon age does have some similarities to oblivion except that dao is more linear. oblivion's a more open world. you should enjoy it if you enjoyed oblivion.
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    that was the part i hated the most lol. mostly because i hate running back and forth over the same place. and the fade looked the same everywhere regardless of location. didn't help that mouse mode and ghost mode make you move damn slow. the sloth demon was good fun though.
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    Thankyou both.

    I shall continue playing what i'm playing then move on to Dragon Age!
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    the witcher lost me in the first hour... SO boring... the combat style was god awful "click..click.click" ...I kept expecting to hear c-c-c-c-COMBO BREAKER!! DOA is much better imo. But since like DUNGEON SIEGE an BALDUR's GATE one all of these have been virtually the same game...

    oblivion, mass effect, and fallout 3 are my favorite styles, because you can supplement some stats with FPS skills, which is excellent bc it adds a different dynamic to the game. They also tended to have more impressive environments and stories.
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    you didn't finish the witcher? aww... it had a great story imo, and wasn't linear at all. dao, on the other hand, makes you feel like you're killing the same monsters over and over after awhile. i can't remember how many times i ran into genlocks and hurlocks and thought to myself oh no not this crap again. :s
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    Official DLC.

    The Return to Ostagar is new.
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    Has anyone else noticed Morrigans voice? It is Claudia black and Arl's is Tim curry, took me awhile to wonder who they were untill I looked it up lol. I was talkin to Morrigan after I beat Flemeth and was like "Hey, she sounds familiar." If anyone watches Stargate SG1, they know what I mean lol
    Arl's voice took me a great while b4 I knew who it was
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    yeah I recognized her instantly from Farscape.. and captain janeway is the other big one.
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    I noticed her after like 10 hours of gameplay lol. I never have her in my party so may be why it took me so long. Shes a good actress and plays the part really well as does Tim Curry, hes always been an "evil" person in almost everything I watch lol
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    i just got the game i like it so far
    i love the customization
    i wish it was first person
    i like the story too
    hopefully this game will last me
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    Anyone here finsihed the game? If so how long did it take to finish?? I heard somewhere that it takes more than a hundred hours :eek::twitch::twitch:
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    RAAAAWWRRRRRRR!!!!!!!! stop dying you useless dwarf!! USELESS!!!....okay sorry i just needed to get that out of my system. hes like OOOOOOOH a grenade and jumps on it...*Sigh* im about to kick my own character out of my party. HAHAHAH
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    i would have to say ~55-65 h but i didnt do all the side quests:)
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    Oh hoo hoo :D Thats great news mate cus im getting the game on monday! Damn awesome! I was sooooo bored these days :( Thanks alot man for the headsup! :toast:
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    LMAO... get the lifegiver ring from orzammar... Real nice piece of kit lets you jump on whatever explosives you want.

    the best character is morrigan anyways, one on one, there is just no match. Especially if you service her and get the magic boosts.
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    I had about the same. A great deal of it is dialogs.
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    lol

    im having an issue were the stupid bloody humans in my party keep getting front of my fire blast and killing there selves fucking morons
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    Shoot the Golem Shale is a beast. Sten is too when u have him lvl'd up with the Juggernaut Armor on. He almost never dies. Wynne helps the most with her healing but she uses ALOT of Lyrium potions. I make at least 200 a day b/c she uses them all lol. So far the hardest creature I had to beat was Uldred, it took me over 50 tries to figure out I had to continually use the Litany.....not just once lol.
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    Ok, I've updated the OP to include the new patch 1.02 and a map of the game. Enjoy!
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    long game... finally beat it on nightmare last night... it definitely gets easier after like level 17 - oh and the legion dragonbone armor puts the Juggernaut stuff to shame. Orzammar armor ftw.
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    Yea Im just to Orzammer now. I havent played in awhile tho. I may just do it to get the armor...
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    HOLY SHITBALLS!!!

    First time I've seen that map :eek:...look at how much space they have for add-on's / sequels.

    I find myself sporting a chubby.

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