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I would say so far I like DAO more. The combat in 2 is much easier and I don't really like the art style. But I'm not saying its bad, the combat is less tactical but fast, which I'm okay with, I did like DAO more though because it was more tactical. But I do like it and can't wait for the game lol.
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It crashes, and there's no friggin saves c'mon man!

I'm looking beyond the blandness for lack of a better word regarding the textures. I get the feeling the game a little better underneath, mechanics wise. I hope they fixed the flaws from DA1 with the runes, and others etc. But right now without advanced tactics, inventory control, etc etc it's hard to tell. I do, like I said like the bones of what I see, just need to see more.

I'm reinstalling DA:O and DA:A atm, just refresh my memory for comparison.
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Still think they would have been better served with no demo, or waited until they had a demo that really represented the final release. It's a demo of a beta build and plays as such. People are just going to trash it if it's not perfect, and this is definitely far from. Definitely don't think they are adding any preorders with this. I know for me I've gone from considering buying at release to waiting until its half price.
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Still think they would have been better served with no demo, or waited until they had a demo that really represented the final release. It's a demo of a beta build and plays as such. People are just going to trash it if it's not perfect, and this is definitely far from. Definitely don't think they are adding any preorders with this. I know for me I've gone from considering buying at release to waiting until its half price.
I think this is bioware's first demo actually.
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maybe they dont care as much about dragon age as they do mass effect. this is what im hoping..cuz if me3 is a bomb, im going to be very unpleased
 
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@Lunchbox DDS,

Agreed, I will save my $75 from my pre-order until it is $20 on Amazon in less than year.
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My impression:

1) I found graphics a tad bit better actually.
2) Cannot comment on voice. I could hear no dialogue at all - except for a few seconds, which was not as impressive as DA:O
3) I liked the faster pace of two-handed warrior and the mage animation. I think overall, animation of all characters are much more lively then the first one.
4) I agree that Bioware took away some tactical attributes that was in the first game. I guess I will have to agree with the comment it is more 'consolized' as the first game was horrid to play in console. I bought it first for Xbox 360 - hated it - bought it for PC and loved it to death.
5) The tactical screen (to set tactics) was horrendoes. I am hoping it is just a demo glitch.
6) I liked the way skills and skill trees are setup.
7) I could not tell where the story line begins...is it a prequel to DA:O? I hope it has as good a story as the first one or better.

Overall, I am buying it when it comes out. I think it will still be a plenty fun game to play.
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Not liking the extreme animations for combat. Looks really cheesy. But whatever gets sales I suppose, right EA?
     
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Only tried Mage class, And well the first impresson was, What the fudge is he doing with the staff. And the sound of the staff shooting sounds like a star wars laser gun. Well no thank u. The first impression was not very good.

And DX11 is unplayable and i wont pay money for a bad console port game.
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Only tried Mage class, And well the first impresson was, What the fudge is he doing with the staff. And the sound of the staff shooting sounds like a star wars laser gun. Well no thank u. The first impression was not very good.

And DX11 is unplayable and i wont pay money for a bad console port game.
I thought the mage animations were cool. Especially when he ripped the ogre appart with his super magic death hands
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