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So I just got Dragon Age 2 and before I started I decided to play DAO to get into the story line and it sucks. The voiceover is so gay, and all they talking about doesn't make any sense and 3/4's of the game you just sit there watching someone talk ...

WTH is this crap??? Does it get better?

How is DAO difficult to follow? There are some big enemies that oddly, look exactly like orcs from any other generic fantasy setting and they're beginning to overrun your kingdom (as they do every so often). You're stuck trying to stop them while politics gets in the way.


At what point does that get hard to follow? Also, while the beginnings may be speech-heavy, the game lightens up a bit towards the middle.

I'll be honest, I preferred the speech engines of DA2/ME(2) to DAO, but unless you're talking abiut Allister or Zevran, I wouldn't say that many of the characters you encounter actually sound gay...?


I'm not saying it's an amazing game but it's still pretty good.
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Originally Posted by Choopy!;12897602 
If you think it's cheesy in DA:O, just wait until you try/experience DAII lol. I guess it's not for everyone. What are you looking for in a new RPG?

Well, I honestly haven't really enjoyed many Western style RPG's. I've tried most of them. When I played The Witcher it had a more gritty, adult theme to it. I enjoyed that much better than the dialogue from Dragons Age Origins. The actual character's just didn't appeal to me in DO:A I guess. I was hoping it was going to be sort of like Mass Effect in regards to the dialogue, considering same devs. Some older western RPG's I liked, where Gothic 2, Anachronox, Morrowind, Star Wars KOTOR...can't really think of many more that held my attention, but I could just be having a massive brainfart as I just woke up.
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^Kitchener what what!!!

I haven't played many RPG's since FF7 and FF8 for PS1. When I built this rig I played ME2 and it blew my mind. Now I can't get enough of DA:O this game is awesome!!
Just bought Witcher 1 on steam so from what I hear it should be the best of them all!!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DeckerDontPlay;12897198 
Dragon Age is one of the most over rated games Ive ever played. I dont understand the craze. All I tried to do was bang Morrigan.

I tried to get into it but just couldn't stand it and I play many different rpgs.
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the dragon age series is basically RPGs for Dummies versions.

They are trying to attract as big a fan base as possible, at the expense of what makes RPGs great.

Bioware cannot make a great game like they did years ago, they continue to dumb down and streamline their games more and more. To the point where you have no speech checks, and no reason to build a non combat character, something they took great pride in a long time ago.

Expect every bioware game to get dumber and dumber with each release, which is already been proven.

They think they everyone loves the Dialogue wheel, when no one really does. Everyone i know complains about how your guy rarely says or does what you expect him to do when you select him.

Bioware is dead to me. Mostly because of EA.

bioware games will never reach the depth of eschalon books 1 and 2, age of decadence, or any early bioware releases.
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Will I still get an ending if I just keep being evil and give everyone negative replies?
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It's not for those with ADD, which is what, like 90% of you?

Investing an "hour" in a 40+ hour game and branding it a "waste of time" seems trite and immature. Never judge a book by its cover, eh? I play games for the story, not the vapid twitch of my mouse hand. I've got plenty of other, more exciting ways for testing that out.

It's not the best game in the world, granted, but I enjoyed it.
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Dragon Age Origins takes a couple of hours to get into,but its a good game.

Also there is a command in origins thats lets you run a 7 man party.

Try that on nightmare difficulty. Its still easy but its fun.

Dragon age 2 sucks balls though.
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rpgs are usually slow. Dialogues are a huge part of those type of games. If you can't stand the dialogues or don't have the patience. You can try hybrid rpgs like the mass effect series.
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I made an second attempt with the Dragon Age 2 demo today. Mostly I just wanted to see how it would run after adding a 2nd GPU for crossfire. This time it ran smoothly at maximum settings, maximum AF and AA, V-synch ON, never dipping below 57-60fps. I picked a mage for this run-through, and I must say the game looks pretty good. I'd like to see what it looks like in Ultra settings. I'll wait until it is heavily discounted on Steam before I buy it, which I now plan on doing, eventually.
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