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Offline DMHamilton

Re: Dragon Age: Inquisition
« Reply #15 on: December 01, 2014, 12:27:48 PM »

Shadow of Mordor isn't really an RPG - it's an open-world action game ala Batman: Arkham City or Assassin's Creed. Dragon Age is a lot more like Skyrim as they're straight-up RPGs. The world is made up of around 10 very different open-world areas that are each bigger than most games, with some rivalling Skyrim on their own. It's huge. The combat is...not really anything like Skyrim or Shadow of Mordor. It's party-based, so there's not just one character. It's a lot closer to Skyrim than Mordor without doubt, but it's also its own beast.

It's a fantastic game though. If you like fantasy and/or RPGs you really should play it.

It sounds like it's what I'm looking for. I'm going to give it a go! Thanks for the posts!

Cheers,
Duncan

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Re: Dragon Age: Inquisition
« Reply #16 on: December 01, 2014, 04:08:49 PM »
Took the plunge. Played it as far as the end of the prologue, and really enjoying it so far! Productivity today has flatlined as a result!

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Re: Dragon Age: Inquisition
« Reply #17 on: December 01, 2014, 06:47:47 PM »
Took the plunge. Played it as far as the end of the prologue, and really enjoying it so far! Productivity today has flatlined as a result!

It has that affect. Really dreading how my finals studying will be. Glad you like it!
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Dragon Age: Inquisition
« Reply #18 on: January 07, 2015, 10:00:02 AM »
This game... <3
Now gav is in China I can actually play my xmas present. He racked up 30+hrs on MY game the week after Xmas while I managed 3 -because he went to his mum's with the kids for an afternoon- really enjoying it. Not really been much of a gamer, this is the first game like this I've actually played.
I have origins to play through as well. :-D
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Re: Dragon Age: Inquisition
« Reply #19 on: January 07, 2015, 06:03:42 PM »
Whooot?! This is the best type of game to play!  ;D
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Re: Dragon Age: Inquisition
« Reply #20 on: January 08, 2015, 04:17:46 AM »
I hate you all. I bought it from the Playstation Network. It downloaded and bammo hit with an error. Not a regular error either. It turns out my purchase will only down 9 of the 44 gigs of the game and so it won't work. So I had to talk to support in order to get a $51 refund so I can hopefully buy a physical copy one of these days.

So much sadness.

Offline Evazorek

Re: Dragon Age: Inquisition
« Reply #21 on: January 27, 2015, 09:28:13 AM »
I found this game really slow and hard to get into at the beginning. The first act of the game feels very poorly planned out and seems to just flow along at an odd pace, with very little in the way of explanation or guidance to what the overall motivation for the player is other than follow along with what the people around you want.

However, once you reach Skyhold and act II starts, the game becomes refreshingly enjoyable. The world begins to open up and the story starts moving into new and interesting territory. The big pull of the Bioware games is always the companions and their personal stories and quests and DA:I has probably the best cast of secondary characters out of any of the games.

I am around 75 hours into this mammoth and I am still enjoying it and I look forward to the stories conclusion. I will say for the quests and game play that the game feels good, however, there is a disappointing reliance on generic fetch quests which I dislike and after 50 hours of play, they get very annoying.

DA:I is a huge improvement on the second entry in the series and a rather large leap forward in story telling and character development for Bioware. I eagerly await to see what they are capable of in their next game/series.
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