Posts Tagged 'Dragon Age Origins'

Being the Enemy: The Darkspawn Chronicles

Do what I say. As I cut their throats, I never thought of them in pain. The Darkspawn were an ever-constant threat to my team and I slew them by the hundreds. Throughout Dragon Age: Origins, they were just the

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Being the Enemy: The Darkspawn Chronicles

Do what I say. As I cut their throats, I never thought of them in pain. The Darkspawn were an ever-constant threat to my team and I slew them by the hundreds. Throughout Dragon Age: Origins, they were just the

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Building Worlds: The Silent Sisters of Dragon Age

[Building Worlds is a series where Dan Cox examines one facet in a video game and shows you how, from that one angle, an entire society is reflected.] “Don’t take it personally,” says Farinden. She is speaking for the dwarf

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Building Worlds: The Silent Sisters of Dragon Age

[Building Worlds is a series where Dan Cox examines one facet in a video game and shows you how, from that one angle, an entire society is reflected.] “Don’t take it personally,” says Farinden. She is speaking for the dwarf

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After pressing start: Dragon Age: Origins

(After Pressing Start is a new series running on Nightmare Mode every Friday by resident narrative guru Tom Auxier. It focuses on beginning, on the stories that happen directly after pressing start, and how those stories influence the arcs of

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After pressing start: Dragon Age: Origins

(After Pressing Start is a new series running on Nightmare Mode every Friday by resident narrative guru Tom Auxier. It focuses on beginning, on the stories that happen directly after pressing start, and how those stories influence the arcs of

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Sequels That Should Have Been – Jade Empire 2

Greetings dear reader! I’ve gotten the privilege of introducing our latest feature, Sequels That Should Have Been. For many differing reasons, be it lack of funding, evil publishers or just a plain failure to see the potential of a game,

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Sequels That Should Have Been – Jade Empire 2

Greetings dear reader! I’ve gotten the privilege of introducing our latest feature, Sequels That Should Have Been. For many differing reasons, be it lack of funding, evil publishers or just a plain failure to see the potential of a game,

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Interview With Eitanya

Have you ever wanted to cuddle up with your favorite character only to discover hugging the game box or dvd case is just uncomfortable and not very fullfilling? Then you need to drop Eitanya an e-mail. Her plush version of

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Interview With Eitanya

Have you ever wanted to cuddle up with your favorite character only to discover hugging the game box or dvd case is just uncomfortable and not very fullfilling? Then you need to drop Eitanya an e-mail. Her plush version of

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Love Game

Oh god, not the Lady Gaga song. I stumbled upon the Digital Romance Lab this morning via this week’s Sunday Papers over at Rock Paper Shotgun. As Rossignol suggests, it’s a beautiful post so I wholeheartedly suggest you read it.

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Love Game

Oh god, not the Lady Gaga song. I stumbled upon the Digital Romance Lab this morning via this week’s Sunday Papers over at Rock Paper Shotgun. As Rossignol suggests, it’s a beautiful post so I wholeheartedly suggest you read it.

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Review: Dragon Age 2

Dragon Age 2 is the oddest bird I have played in ages. It’s what you get when people who really don’t want to be making role playing games make one anyway. It tries to follow the Mass Effect blueprint, by

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Review: Dragon Age 2

Dragon Age 2 is the oddest bird I have played in ages. It’s what you get when people who really don’t want to be making role playing games make one anyway. It tries to follow the Mass Effect blueprint, by

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My Game of (last) Year: Dragon Age Origins

[I realize this came out last year, but this is the game that dominated my gaming experience in 2010] Awarding something ‘Game of the Year’ can be done under a number of different criteria, but one that works for me

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My Game of (last) Year: Dragon Age Origins

[I realize this came out last year, but this is the game that dominated my gaming experience in 2010] Awarding something ‘Game of the Year’ can be done under a number of different criteria, but one that works for me

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Rampant Dragon Age Skepticism

Someone could call me a Dragon Age 2 skeptic. I was a pretty big fan of the first Dragon Age (though nothing compared to either of my fellow DA:O fanatics, Patricia and Graham), but I’m not a massive Bioware devotee.

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Rampant Dragon Age Skepticism

Someone could call me a Dragon Age 2 skeptic. I was a pretty big fan of the first Dragon Age (though nothing compared to either of my fellow DA:O fanatics, Patricia and Graham), but I’m not a massive Bioware devotee.

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Dragon Age 2's "Rise to Power" Trailer

Things to note: there is actual gameplay showcased here (despite the lack of HUD). That being the case, I think we can all agree that Dragon Age 2 has gotten a visual rehaul of sorts. The narrator is a dwarf

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Dragon Age 2's "Rise to Power" Trailer

Things to note: there is actual gameplay showcased here (despite the lack of HUD). That being the case, I think we can all agree that Dragon Age 2 has gotten a visual rehaul of sorts. The narrator is a dwarf

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