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Dragon Age II Demo

The Dragon Age Website now offers downloads of the promised playable demo for Dragon Age II, BioWare's RPG sequel. The demo is available in three varieties, an English demo which includes Espa˝ol, Italiano, Polski, and Русский subtitles, which is mirrored on AtomicGamer, ComputerGames.ro, Gamer's Hell, WorthPlaying; a Deutsch demo, which is mirrored on Gamer's Hell; and a demo en Franšais, which is mirrored on AtomicGamer and Gamer's Hell. They also remind us of the previously announced promotion that will provide players with two in-game items if the demo achieves one million downloads and logins by March 1st, and word is that all players who complete the demo by May 31st will receive and additional in-game item. Here's word:

In the demo, players will venture through the game's prologue, choosing from three different character classes. They'll also learn more about Hawke and hone their skills and abilities that will make them the ultimate hero. After finishing the prologue, players will enter a key new location in the world of Dragon Age, Kirkwall, befriending Isabela, a romantic interest in the game who is also a deadly smuggler. Upon completion of the demo, players will unlock a special weapon, Hayder's Razor, an ancient dwarven blade which increases health, mana, and combat abilities, in the full release of Dragon Age 2.

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136. Re: Dragon Age II Demo Feb 25, 2011, 17:02 StingingVelvet
 
Verno wrote on Feb 25, 2011, 16:56:
You were the one who asked everyone to list their problems, no one is trying to change your opinion. We're just discussing the games numerous failings, many of us were big fans of the first game so it's not like we have some big bias against this particular title.

And I haven't seen one list of problems that really seems like a big deal to me. For the combat anyway... I can understand people being annoyed at the story method changes. The combat though... I again say this, despite knowing you will just be annoyed... the combat is like the same damn game to me. I was literally shocked at how exactly the same it was considering all the hype about changing it.

Anyway, we're going in circles. I was in a pissy mood yesterday, feeling like I am drowning in negativity does that and I should really just take breaks from the internet. My core opinion is the same though, I don't get why all these little changes are a big deal for people, they are so minor to me as to be completely arbitrary as to whether it's a good game or not. The core game, 95% of the game, is the exact same thing as the last one.

In my opinion.
 
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