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ill take either one. Just as long as the story is awesome, the characters have depth, character creation/development is deep, and the combat is strong with lots of tactical and strategic elements to it.

baldurs gate beats DAO in all those though.
You miss the point. Baldur's Gate is considered one of the greatest games of all time for a reason, thats not what I am getting at. OP stated it looked like 1999, and besides the isometric view point and the fact that they are the same Turn Based RPG style and thus sahre the general same style of interface, the graphics and textures themselves are not comparable.
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GASP!!! A person doesn't like a game that most of Overclock.net LOVES! He must be a TROLL! Let's all hate him, and hate his family!
My thoughts alike! Since when it is wrong to have an opinion about a game. If people here disagree, all you need to do is post "I disagree, I thought the gfx were great, think you're exaggerating a bit and the game was great as well" then leave or they could just not type a reply, it's really that easy
    
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Lets take a vote, which graphics do you prefer:

Baldur's Gate II (2000 Release)



Versus

Dragon Age:


i'll take the one using DND 2nd edition rules.
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Give it another chance, you'll be surprised by the way it will suck you in before you realize.
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AD&D2.0/2.5 was awesome!
Although 3.0/3.5 is pretty cool too.
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My Dragon Age didn't look that bad. Where's all that bloom come from?
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My Dragon Age didn't look that bad. Where's all that bloom come from?
i think its one of those post pressed screenshots that pc game magazines liek to use to make it seem spiffy.
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AD&D2.0/2.5 was awesome!
Although 3.0/3.5 is pretty cool too.
and DAO character gen engine blows chunks.
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The "graphics shouldn't matter" argument should be kind of irrelevant, to an extent, when discussing a modern game. If nobody cared about graphics, why would we all buy expensive video cards, and overclock them, so we can max out our games? Why not just buy the cheapest crap GPU, and run at 1024x768 all low settings, if it's all about the gameplay? We don't build out systems for nothing. Graphics don't necessarily need to be realistic or even that great, a lot can be accomplished through art direction. Some recent 2D games show proof of this. And still, if the dialogue, which there is an extensive amount of, was intriguing, maybe I would have been able to keep playing.
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and DAO character gen engine blows chunks.
So does the character development. The trees are so simple and their isnt any real option to create unique characters that combat different trees to make it interesting, eiths either 2h, dual, SnB. And you simply fill up all the trees.
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