Dragon Age: Inquisition Page 3

  • EMarkM 1 Nov 2014 06:57:33 4,480 posts
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    I got my tapestry sorted for my DA: O warden and choices, then left the "2" section as-is due to having not played the game.

    Pressed the World Sync button, which I hope means the DA: Inq will retain these choices (?)

    Is the "open beta Keep" supposed to be something I can actually download and play in? I haven't found any option like that yet.
  • Kichijoten 1 Nov 2014 07:29:54 4,555 posts
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    Going through that animated choice story video it reminded me how amazing origins was and how average 2 was. Really cant wait now as 3 looks just like 1.
  • MadCaddy13 1 Nov 2014 08:21:26 3,031 posts
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    Wow, this is only 40 on amazon!
  • Kichijoten 1 Nov 2014 08:29:45 4,555 posts
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    That should be the max not you're excited that 40 is cheap. I have it on order there as i had 30 in vouchers. Probably wont get it on release day but i will have gta.
  • Vortex808 1 Nov 2014 11:24:33 13,220 posts
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    Can I do this keep thing to make choices if I haven't played this before?

    I assume there will be default choices placed on those who haven't played any others, but I may not agree with those choices.
  • MadCaddy13 1 Nov 2014 11:30:31 3,031 posts
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    Kichijoten wrote:
    That should be the max not you're excited that 40 is cheap. I have it on order there as i had 30 in vouchers. Probably wont get it on release day but i will have gta.
    I was expecting 45 to 50
  • MrSensible 1 Nov 2014 18:33:02 26,517 posts
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    I didn't realise that I'd linked my Xbox account to Origin, so when I've gone on this Keep thing it's found all of my data! Thank god :D
  • shamblemonkee 3 Nov 2014 16:26:34 17,962 posts
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    @MrSensible I had the opposite experience as i realised that i had somehow linked my xbox account to an old origins id and it took forever to remember the details :S. heh.
  • Ror 3 Nov 2014 16:42:30 18,559 posts
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    Polygon: The first five hours.
  • shamblemonkee 3 Nov 2014 18:48:24 17,962 posts
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    such a lie!
  • Kichijoten 3 Nov 2014 19:22:48 4,555 posts
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    Its annoying knowing that they finished the game mid October and i cant play it until the 21st!! Review copies went out over a week ago. I want it now!
  • Gregolution 3 Nov 2014 20:42:23 9,369 posts
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    Pray this is a 90+ on Metacritic. I want a truly epic rpg for many hours of fun!
  • Ror 3 Nov 2014 21:02:21 18,559 posts
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    I think there's little chance of it ending up anywhere near as repetitive as DA2 (which I am really enjoying, FWIW). The game looks huge.

    What gets me is that when it was originally revealed, it was supposed to take place in Ferelden, Orlais, The Dales, The Free Marches and Nevarra. I was hoping we'd see some of Tevinter and Arlathan as well. Now it's just Ferelden and Orlais (The Dales are in Orlais, so I'm hoping we still get to go there).

    It still looks enormous, so I'm not too fussed. But there's loads of places in Thedas that I'd love to visit.
  • SnowmanRR 3 Nov 2014 22:36:50 130 posts
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    I liked DA2
  • Ror 3 Nov 2014 23:16:46 18,559 posts
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    @SnowmanRR I put it off for ages thanks to word of mouth. My friends (pretty much all of whom are BW fans) were either negative or mixed towards it, so I thought I'd leave it for the time being. Then more stuff just came along.

    I've been really hyped for Inquisition the last few months, so I replayed Origins (+DLC I'd missed) and started DA2 last week, and I'm surprised how much I'm enjoying it. The only slightly off-putting thing so far is that my Hawke sounds a bit like Bayonetta when I lay on the snark.
  • Ror 3 Nov 2014 23:43:11 18,559 posts
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    The Polygon piece I linked above says that though it feels like a middle ground between the two, it tends to hew closer to tactics and greater difficulty. The writer played the opening few hours three times and said that he never tired of the combat.

    There's a few other previews that have gone up, so you can have a read around and see what others say. Beside that, there's been a ton of streams and stuff over the last few months that are all up on Youtube, so you should be able to get some kind of feel for it from those.

    FWIW, I thought DA: O's combat was a bit too compromised on console. It was clearly meant to be played on PC. DA: I looks, to me, to be a decent mix of Origins PC's more considered, tactical approach and DA2's pace.
  • Kichijoten 4 Nov 2014 07:28:04 4,555 posts
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    @ubergine the combat operations in this is your choice, it has the top down view and pause like origins so you can play it strategically. If people don't like that they can drop the difficulty and play it more like an action game. I'm going for the pause method.
  • TenderChicken 4 Nov 2014 08:49:44 3,537 posts
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    I'm excited for this. Like many of you I thought DA2 sucked, but the storyline and characters were enough to make me push through and complete it. I may take a trip to India to pick this up cheap on EA Access..
  • shamblemonkee 4 Nov 2014 12:44:01 17,962 posts
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    a mere six ours on early access seems a bit tight.
  • HelloNo 4 Nov 2014 16:14:22 2,107 posts
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    So I got Arl Eamon's father's name wrong in a codex. Old name already existed. We've decided Arl Eamon had two dads. Patrick Weekes (@PatrickWeekes) November 3, 2014

    Edit: It worked.

    Edited by HelloNo at 16:15:07 04-11-2014
  • Ror 4 Nov 2014 16:20:34 18,559 posts
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    Heh, how did they get his name wrong when he's in one of the books?
  • Rodderz 4 Nov 2014 17:16:29 3,951 posts
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    I'm really looking forward to this! I've had the PS4 Deluxe Edition pre-ordered at Amazon for a good while now.

    It definitely looks like BioWare have upped their game when it comes to the DA world this time. I've seen plenty of varied areas in the preview vids they've shown off so far and the character creator looks nicely detailed too.

    Does anyone know if there's going to be an additional character included with the Deluxe version, as seems to be BioWare tradition for the majority of its games? DA:o CE had the brilliant Shale and, if I remember correctly, DA2 CE had the rather boring Sebastian included.
  • Ror 4 Nov 2014 17:28:08 18,559 posts
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    I'm sure I remember reading something that said they weren't going to do that this time.

    EDIT Here.

    Edited by Ror1984 at 17:29:27 04-11-2014
  • Rodderz 4 Nov 2014 20:33:10 3,951 posts
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    @Ror1984

    Ah, cheers for finding that. Probably for the best as it was a bit stupid of BioWare to deny people who bought the vanilla versions of their games some decent characters, who added so much to the respective experiences, like Shale in DA-O or Javik in ME3.

    Edited by Rodriguez at 20:34:24 04-11-2014
  • Ror 4 Nov 2014 20:36:50 18,559 posts
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    Yeah, I agree. It's never really bothered me personally, as they tend to be free to day one buyers and DA2 is the only game I haven't bought day one so far (so no Sebastian Vael for me), but it's a bit shit that anyone else misses out without ponying up.
  • Ror 4 Nov 2014 20:58:15 18,559 posts
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    New trailer dealio:

  • Rodderz 5 Nov 2014 16:26:48 3,951 posts
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    ^Looking good, looks like a 'default' Hawke cameo at 1:42.
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