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25/11/2009 Artistic Mousey Gamer Review
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Dragon Age Origins 360

Dragon Age Origins




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Here's what I drew with my mouse after playing Dragon Age. I hope you like my video game reviews that are not hand drawn - but written one mouse stroke at a time.

I've never been in a real coma, but I doubt it would be as satisfying as playing Dragon Age. Hours have passed, days flown by, and all I have to show for it is a pile of junk food wrappers and a strong desire to play just ten more minutes, maybe fifteen.

Dragon Age takes an honest approach to fantasy role playing. There's nothing new here, nothing original or fresh, just a mind-numbingly huge adventure filled with all your favorite players. The best thing you can do before starting Dragon Age is to drop your expectations for anything groundbreaking, then just have fun playing a great genre game in its purest form. You'll play a human, elf, or dwarf as either a rogue, a warrior, or a mage giving you a chance to hypothetically play six different games. I'm about 40 hours deep in my first game, and I can't see how I could possibly be done with the regular game and side-quests in under 500 hours. When I finish, I won't need a new race/ability to start with, I'll need a lobotomy.

Written by Noah Rodenbeek

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