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and DAO character gen engine blows chunks.
Yeah definitely.
I mean, seriously, 3 classes? THREE? and not even multi classing? jesus.
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4 days of troll feeding



epic fail
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4 days of troll feeding



epic fail
Well at least they got him fat enough by now to roast him for a big feast, riiight??

(nice worthless thread revival, btw)
    
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I could never get into DA:O either. The graphics is bad, but not 1999 bad. It's like upscaled PS2 graphics. The constantly pausing and issuing command is what I didn't like. Playing this game is like playing an entire MMO party by yourself, so they had to compensate it by letting you pause. But the constant pausing really breaks the flow of the game.
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I played for 7 hours and I never encountered a dragon. In fact I don't think the story had actually even started.

I honestly don't see the appeal with this game, but each to his own I guess.
I agree. I, too, have a hard time getting into a story if it doesn't get started quickly. OTOH it shouldn't start too quickly either. I prefer that the difficulty kinda increases over time and doesn't sent you into hell right away. Just got Metro 2033 for Christmas and that story really caught me, although I had a hard time remembering who all the characters were... And I could've used a short training mission. Sad that I completed it 2 days ago. Looking forward to playthrough 2 though
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The graphics were fine for what it was, the gameplay was boring, at least to me. I am sure some people loved it, but HATE these "real time/action point/initiative". I'd much rather have a turn based system.

Speaking of story, you know what game did a great job of introducing you to the game and story? Final Fantasy 7. You started off right in the action, not exactly sure what was going on, but learning a little bit as you were fighting, you make your escape on the train, then a little down time back at town for some more exposition. It was my first real RPG and I have found that very few others get the intro as good as it did.
Edited by Mygaffer - 12/28/10 at 8:02am
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I could never get into DA:O either. The graphics is bad, but not 1999 bad. It's like upscaled PS2 graphics. The constantly pausing and issuing command is what I didn't like. Playing this game is like playing an entire MMO party by yourself, so they had to compensate it by letting you pause. But the constant pausing really breaks the flow of the game.
Don't ever try the Baldur's Gate series, no matter what people may tell you.

Actually, go play it.

http://www.gog.com/en/gamecard/baldu..._original_saga

And then you will understand what Bioware was trying to emulate and repeat, and why they failed.
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I love dragon age
played it on 360 and thought it was great
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