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I just got Dragon Age Origins Ultimate for $20 off of the EA Store. I'm 20 minutes in and already have no idea where I'm going. I'm going to go play BFBC2 and shoot at all the orange stuff.
I missed that sale... i wanted to get it last night but i forgot...
    
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Just completed the game on casual, took 15 hours. I did every side quest. Quite disappointed...
If it's not too much trouble, would you mind counting in the journal exactly how many you completed?

I played hard and did most of the quests, but it took me 47 hours. Some of the quests couldn't be completed.
    
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How much did they improve the FPS? Can you play the game maxed out now?
For me they got rid of artifacting and upped the FPS to 35-60. 95% usage on both gpus but obviously not working so well. It makes the game playable on DX11 with the High Res Textures though. This game should never have been released with these bugs.
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For me they got rid of artifacting and upped the FPS to 35-60. 95% usage on both gpus but obviously not working so well. It makes the game playable on DX11 with the High Res Textures though. This game should never have been released with these bugs.
DX11 very high with High Res Textures? or DX10 High with High Res Textures?
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Known Issues with DX11 and video card drivers:

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Originally Posted by Bioware Employee Chris Priestly
Hello Dragon Age II PC users.

We are aware that some people are having problems with running DX11 and Dragon Age II. We are investigating all issues, but before reporting your issues here please try the following:
Shut Down Dragon Age II

Nvidia Card users, download the new Nvidia drivers here: Nvidia Drivers

ATI Card users, download the new ATI drivers here: ATI Drivers

Restart Dragon Age II


We’re currently working with AMD and nVidia on the following issues:

#1 Severe slowdowns on very high details on nVidia (game running at less than 10 FPS). *Note: Some users are still reporting “low framerates†in the 30’s, assuming it should run better on their PC. The very high detail is very demanding from the hardware, especially when running at a very high resolution. Any of the following can be tried to improve performance:

Use a lower antialiasing setting or turn antialiasing off completely

Disable v-sync

Use lower anisotropic filtering levels

Disable the diffusion depth of field effect

Disable the screen space ambient occlusion effect

Reduce screen resolution

Reduce graphics detail.

#2 Game hangs on ATI cards. This is the specific driver that is needed. Going to the AMD site to search for a driver may not give them this early preview driver they need.

#3 When trying to improve performance, make sure there are no custom options set in your video card control panel (NVIDIA control panel or Catalyst Control Center) and everything is set to defaults. Some of the options there may severely affect performance. Anti-aliasing transparency specifically has been seen to affect performance heavily.
Auth: http://social.bioware.com/forum/Drag...6420212-1.html
    
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Where do you guys find more bags?
unlimited bag space would be nice
I'm always running out of space
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Ending spoiler.
Meredith is too easy! The High Dragon was harder than her. I was expecting her to turn into some crazy Abomination when she loses control, but she just dies. Still, pretty epic fight. I wish the story was more epic though, this feels like a medieval GTA, where you just rise to the top from the slumps. I thought this would be like DA1 where you have to fight the Blight invasion. If they ever re-release DA1 with the tweaked gameplay of DA2, I would definitely play that. Overall, I love this game.
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Originally Posted by krameriffic View Post

I want that sword Meredith was using. That thing was diesel.
Yea it was pretty badass. That said:


She took the piss with how easy she wasn't (oh hard). It was just a simple rinse and repeat for me of:

Cleave,
Wirlwind,
Scythe
Mighty Blow
Holy Smite
Devour (tops up health)
Deep Breath

With Silence and Cleanse thrown in to stop her doing those annoying stun and knock back attacks)


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Just completed the game on casual, took 15 hours. I did every side quest. Quite disappointed...
On casual? Cant be that casual takes over 1/2 as long as hard (not saying it couldn't be done it just seems odd).

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If it's not too much trouble, would you mind counting in the journal exactly how many you completed?

I played hard and did most of the quests, but it took me 47 hours. Some of the quests couldn't be completed.
x2 I did hard and probably 90%+ of the quests and it took me between 35 and 40 hours, cannot remember exactly.

@awdrifter

Yea I guess on a scale factor it kinda lacks the scale factor that Deneruim had what with the Arc Deamon. TBH I thought she might when those gold status's came to life (which tbh i don't understand why they did that they aren't hard and at no point did i think oh sh... those gold states almost made me die).
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I missed that sale... i wanted to get it last night but i forgot...
I'd sell you my copy if I could. This game isn't something I'll get into.
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@awdrifter

Yea I guess on a scale factor it kinda lacks the scale factor that Deneruim had what with the Arc Deamon. TBH I thought she might when those gold status's came to life (which tbh i don't understand why they did that they aren't hard and at no point did i think oh sh... those gold states almost made me die).
On normal difficulty those statues weren't too hard. I was expecting Meredith to turn into some kind of monster like Orsino did.
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