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Poll Results: Which version of Dragon Age Will You be Purchasing?

 
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i was surprised that not fighting the high dragon actually affected my ending lol
    
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Has anybody around here gotten very far on the hardest difficulty? I'm mostly just curious because (and I'm generally not great at this type of game, so feel free to call me a noob) I doubt I'll be finishing my playthrough on Hard.
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Has anybody around here gotten very far on the hardest difficulty? I'm mostly just curious because (and I'm generally not great at this type of game, so feel free to call me a noob) I doubt I'll be finishing my playthrough on Hard.
I'm at the landsmeet on Hard difficulty (Thats after you do redcliffe, dalish forest, circle of mages, and orzammar) 44 hours in and still going... Game is actually pretty easy

Although, my main character isn't a pushover, Arcane Blood Mage with Judgement Armor... Basically every battle involves me going in and using Blood Control at this point to CC all the enemies. But you don't get blood control until lvl 16 anyways.

Prior to gaining Blood Control I would simply Sleep all enemies and use Waking Nightmare to cause them to fight each other. Mass Paralysis is also a big help, by having my main mage and Morrigan alternate between sleep-Mass Paralysis, any fight was easy.

Also don't forget, you can make lots and lots of lyrium potions, and they are cheap. By the time I went through the dead mines I made 99 Lyrium Potions and use about 60 to get myself through the deadmines relatively easily.

With 2 mages focused on CCing with Entropy spells, Hard mode is easy.


My next playthrough is going to be on Nightmare with my main character as a dwarven 2 handed weapon warrior. Possibly Allistair tanking and Wynne/Morrigan as the other two characters, Morrigan with Blood/Entropy spells and Wynne as the group healer.
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hey I am thinking of getting dragon age : origins. what would you guys give it out of 5 for gameplay, storyline and graphics?

this just to help me make my decision to buy it or spend my money on another game like dirt 2
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hey I am thinking of getting dragon age : origins. what would you guys give it out of 5 for gameplay, storyline and graphics?

this just to help me make my decision to buy it or spend my money on another game like dirt 2
Gameplay: 5
Storyline: 4.5
Graphics: 3 (don't look that great but gameplay is what counts)
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Gameplay: 5
Storyline: 4.5
Graphics: 3 (don't look that great but gameplay is what counts)
yeh the gameplay is more important for me, i want something i can replay a lot
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Gameplay: 5
Storyline: 4.5
Graphics: 3 (don't look that great but gameplay is what counts)
i enjoyed the storyline more than i did the gameplay
    
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TnB, was that a cut-scene screenshot? I never got one for the High Dragon....

And actually all these dragon fights were kind of disappointing. It was more of a "fight normally, get blown back by buffet twice, fight, buffet, fight, end." Didn't really satisfy my epic-fight meter like other parts of the game.....
Well its an ingame cutscene thing actually.
I think it also depends on the option you picked when you met the group who asked you for that pouring blood favor.

Ratings:

Gameplay: 4.5 (bit difficult to understand at first, since not much is explained imo)
Storyline: 4 (alot of plot changes depending on the decisions you make, tho I find the story to be pretty straight forward)
Graphics: 3 (Actually i really like the graphics, its just that the game has performance issues that don't allow me to enjoy them at full scale)
Edited by Alwinp - 11/28/09 at 7:46am
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i really loved this games ending!
    
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5/5/4
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