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Dragon Age 2 Abandoning Our Original Character-Why?

Last November, Dragon Age: Origins was released to the masses. BioWare’s new epic had finally arrived, and would introduce players to the world of Ferelden. Your journey would begin here, as you would choose from a number of different origin stories that would determine how NPC’s throughout the world would treat you. One way or another, whether through tragedy or some odd circumstance, Duncan of the Gray Wardens would find you and recruit you into his ranks, changing your characters life forever.

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NYC_Gamer2716d ago (Edited 2716d ago )

the story will be much deeper since its based on 1 main character..and finally he'll be able to talk

beardpapa2716d ago (Edited 2716d ago )

but the fate of a grey warden is death anyways. how many years does Dragon Age 2 take place after DAO? from my understanding it's probable they ditched DAO's main character because of their side effect. They have shorter life and before they go kaput, they must traverse the deep roads to whoop as many blight ass as they can.

edit: meant for steven's post

ThanatosDMC2716d ago (Edited 2716d ago )

I dont mind. I have put so much time in DA:O... 250+ hrs total, i think. I've made every possible character and bought all the DLCs. Also, Grey Wardens dont have a long lifespan so it's understandable.

It'd be nice if they focus on expanding the game to an open world instead though. I want a lot of Dark Spawn killing instead of waiting for random encounters. Enemies were limited in the game sadly.

Mages kicks ass... but my archer build is GODLY. He can almost 1-hit kill an Alpha Ogre.

TheColbertinator2716d ago

I agree.We put our heart and souls into our characters.Why should we be forced to give them up or pretend they never existed? bioware has to justify this change

kanetheking2716d ago

dog that don't really do anything but great to have.i want my kane in the new game.

DarkSpawnClone2716d ago (Edited 2716d ago )

actually i don't mind making a new character i like making the characters,and its a new game so I'm all for it and, if they talk I'm willing to give up my old character for a new one,bedside's new story, new character sounds awesome to me,I CANT WAIT!!! WOOO!!!
"a new hero, a different part of the world"

VersusEM2716d ago (Edited 2716d ago )

wait a sec, your character can talk now, Holy Crap, now thats good. This makes me wanna go back and play Dragon Age Orgins again at home

Allowen2716d ago

What about that chat where DAO devs were blaming that FF13 was not a real RPG that its characters were already made ....

LOL, So DAO will be similar to a Mass Effect franshise and that is not too different then FF13.

QQcrybaby2716d ago

Really ME2 isn't that different from FF13? Really? Come on man.

Baka-akaB2716d ago (Edited 2716d ago )

that chat was always silly before dAO appeared , let's be honest , despite being awesome , mass effect 2 was as much a watered down rpg , than ffxiii was a watered down jrpg .

Bioware was just trash talking the concurrence , like so many do

Baka-akaB2716d ago (Edited 2716d ago )

Anyway i'm ok with it . I'm in favor of streamlining the game (especially its clunky hybrid gameplay) for better .

Let's be honest here , what was it like being an elf in dragon age , as an example ?
You have the two elven origin prologues , if you aint a mage , a few dialogues with you treated as a second rate citizen , and only restrictions in the story (just try becoming a king or royal consort as an elf without mods).

It was mostly for look and show , and in that case you bet it will be modded a lot , just like people could do a elf Leliana if they fancied it .

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