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Yes, very disappointing for PC gamers.

On the positive side, the money I save not buying this unfortunate 'game' will be spent on TES V, which I truly hope will be a real RPG.
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post #22 of 36
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Originally Posted by Behemoth777 View Post
I too am not feeling it for DA 2. I liked DA:O a good amount, but DA 2 feels nothing like DA:O did.

I will most likely not be buying this game, or at least until it is on sale at steam for less than $20 bucks. I would much rather play DA:O over and over again.
this. MasterKromm really hit it on the nail for me.
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I'll be getting this on the first day. I'm not really picky when it comes to how the developers change from the prior, but I'll be sure to post my review and thoughts of it.

The mods from the community definitely make this a pc choice for me. Also, I can understand how a lot are disappointed since it doesn't have a similar feel to the original, but IMO it might be a nice change. I don't want DA2 to feel like total DAO deja vu, but then again, I wouldn't mind it either. If I finish the game with a nice smile on my face, then I guess it was worth it.
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So, was DA2 ported over to the PC? Or was it made on the PC then ported to consoles? Is the PC getting a crummy version?
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post #25 of 36
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I did enjoy all the blood.
It definitely seems like a more mature game than DA.

Im not sure what flashy animation you are talking about though. Aside from little things like the blood it really looks the same as DA.

And im not trying to hate on it. Im just trying to point out what I see as its faults. Unfortunately they are faults that make it hard for me to get excited about the game. Dragon Age had faults, but they didnt get in the way of the enjoyment.
DA2 has faults that take away from the rest of the experience.

One good thing is I am finally interested in playing as a Mage. Mages in DA were crazy overpowered but boring to use. In DA2 they are a blast.
Well, it's not really flashy, but it looks smoother and better(my opinion) than the ones on DA:O. And I agree, the mages were too OP in DA:O, I keep killing Alistar. >:O I use him as the, in MMORPG terms, agro and just spam my most powerful skills to kill the monsters.
     
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post #26 of 36
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Well, it's not really flashy, but it looks smoother and better(my opinion) than the ones on DA:O. And I agree, the mages were too OP in DA:O, I keep killing Alister. >:O I use him as the, in MMORPG terms, agro and just spam my most powerful skills to kill the monsters.
However much that some of the design choices made sense , like how 2h swords now has a small AOE when attacking normally is totally mitigated by the fact that the main character swings his sword like its made of paper but hits like a truck.

Also , Alister , HEUEHUEHUEHUEHUEHUEHEUHEUEHUE
    
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post #27 of 36
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Originally Posted by MasterKromm View Post
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You just summed up everything I was thinking but didn't have words for.
+ Rep for a solid thought process too

Quote:
Originally Posted by Arctucas View Post
Yes, very disappointing for PC gamers.

On the positive side, the money I save not buying this unfortunate 'game' will be spent on TES V, which I truly hope will be a real RPG.
Might want to do a little research on how Skyrim is shaping up...
Its looking like its even more of a moron level RPG with near 100% console design than DA2.
If I had to choose between the 2 of them right now, I choose DA2.
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the DA2 demo was pretty fun. I'm gonna buy this game when it has a steam sale. I have my eyes on the Witcher 2.
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I have my eyes on the Witcher 2.
YES! The Wither is amazing. Even the book its based on is great. The interface is maddening at first but it gets easier. And I like the fact that your decisions really do impact the game.

I dont see how bioware of all companies could make the Aurora engine and fail at making it look good and then have a company like CDProjekt come along and make it look good and play better. Thats kind of ridiculous to me.

The Witcher > Dragon Age.

EDIT:
Upon further thought, saying that The Witcher > DA is a bit extreme and hasty. The witcher surpasses DA in quite a few areas, but it is not better as a whole.
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Considering I haven't played DAO, DA2 demo seemed fun. it was optimized, but since I don't have a DX11 card...not sure what i'm missing out on.
 
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