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I'm curious. It's cheap on XBL this weekend. I loved Origins but I despised the steaming pile that was DA2. I've heard DA:I compared to W3 in terms of gameplay stylization. That aside, how's the writing?
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I'm curious. It's cheap on XBL this weekend. I loved Origins but I despised the steaming pile that was DA2. I've heard DA:I compared to W3 in terms of gameplay stylization. That aside, how's the writing?

DA:I has a free 6 hour demo. You can try it out first.


https://www.origin.com/en-us/store/buy/dragon-age-inq-f2p/pc-download/base-game/standard-edition

*DA:I plays nothing like Witcher 3.
     
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I really love playing Witcher 3

I could not get into DA:I

I don't think they are comparable at all.
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They are totally different playing styles. DAI is strategy based and you can pause the battles and control your 4 characters independently. I liked them both.
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Is it closer to Origins than DA2 by chance?
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Is it closer to Origins than DA2 by chance?

Never played DA 2, but, I'd say that would be accurate (from reviews). If you liked Origins then you should like DA:I.
     
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Is it closer to Origins than DA2 by chance?

It is closer to DA Origins but its not the same top down strategy like Neverwinter nights. I'm working on playing through it right now actually and enjoying it but the Witcher is far better in every aspect.
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I enjoyed both and even got a Platinum for Dragon Age on the PS4. Dragon Age was a very good game and maybe even my personal game of the year for 2014, but the Witcher 3 may have been the best game I have ever played in terms of story and characters. I think you would have enjoyed Dragon Age a lot more if you played it before the Witcher 3. However, after playing the Witcher I've had absolutely no interest in going back to play the Dragon Age DLCs. The games also play much differently. Combat is the one place I would give Dragon Age a much better mark even though it was somewhat buggy at times. The Witcher series has improved it's combat over each iteration, but it's still the weak point even on high difficulties.
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both are bad. Witcher is probably less bad
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both are bad. Witcher is probably less bad

What you're saying is though they were generally well received you did not personally enjoy them. Least that's closer to how I'd put it if I were attempting to not troll a thread. thumb.gif

Not that your post wasn't just to start an argument.

Now that's all the feed you get.
     
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