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Old March 16, 2011, 07:36 PM
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Default Dragon Age 2...Done

Finish DA2 in 41 hours,

I really enjoyed it, And did EVERY quest.

Too bad i can play as a elf or dwarf now.
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Old March 17, 2011, 03:14 AM
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Just give it a few weeks and there will be a mod! ;-)
On Dragon Age Nexus, there are already several cool mods to check out.
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Old March 17, 2011, 06:15 AM
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Cant wait for More DLCs...
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Old March 17, 2011, 10:23 AM
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Was anyone else disappointed with this game? Level design is terrible the way they reuse the same levels over and over. Combat seems... unrefined. I do think that the faster pace is better, but it doesn't seem very tactical anymore. Textures are downright horrible when viewed up close, even with the high res patch. There are LOTS of complaints over on the Bioware forums. That being said, I am still enjoying this game, but it could be better.
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Old March 17, 2011, 11:38 AM
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Ive never played a game that everything is 100% to my likeing.

This game was good, The ending was crazy.

Overall 8/10
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Old March 17, 2011, 11:44 AM
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What difficult level are you playing at Pukka? They mentioned that easier difficulties you wouldn't have to use much if any tactics to survive the game. That isn't the case for Hard or higher. I am doing my first play through on hard and most fights i have to pause the game quite a few times in a fight to work out tactics, focus firing enemies, mob management so they only attack my tank. I find there is a lot more tactical management available and needed at these harder difficulties.

Anything easier then Hard is really a joke (to me on difficulty) as you can just cruise through the game. Its why with ME2 i did the same thing, played first play through on Vet as it takes longer, takes more patience, and tactics.
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Old March 17, 2011, 11:55 AM
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Sorry, I should add, PLayed on Hard... Died Many times:)
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Old March 17, 2011, 12:29 PM
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Even on greater difficulties, the combat wasn't as tactical as in DAO IMO. This was also the case with ME2. The combat is simplified beyond what a slider can fix. But that's the state of gaming these days and isn't likely to change in the near future.

I really liked that it was a city adventure and thought the story, characters and voice casting were excellent.

I was disappointed in the dungeons and limited number of "boss" encounters. I felt this game had way too little content to have launch DLC.

Bioware engines now feel grossly out of date to me: too static, not seamless enough, poor physics and poor performance for the visual experience.

I almost would have liked the game better without the combat - but I did enjoy building my character.

Although I enjoyed the game a lot, my infatuation with Bioware is officially over. They're just another AAA game studio to me now - as opposed to a company of AD&D geeks making games for AD&D fans.
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Old March 17, 2011, 02:53 PM
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It must be the same engine... WIth little upgrades.

If they could expand like the first one with a new engine, It might have got a 10/10 from me.
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Is you're disappointed with the graphics, you could always download the official HD textures to try out - you'd need beta drivers from AMD or nVidia though.
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