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Dragon Age: Origins Patch

The BioWare Social Network now offers a new patch for Dragon Age: Origins, updating the role-playing game to version 1.04. The download is mirrored on AtomicGamer, Gamer's Hell, The Patches Scrolls, and WorthPlaying. The new version addresses a couple of DLC problems, and also has fixes for the Awakenings DLC. The full patch notes follow.

Dragon Age: Origins 1.04

General Fixes

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • On the PC, sometimes an achievement image and message would not display properly. This has been fixed.

DOWNLOADABLE CONTENT

  • Fixed some authorization issues with downloadable content
  • Blood talents from the Grey Warden Base premium downloadable content now work properly in other modules.
  • Installing new downloadable content no longer leaves the ˘Other Campaigns selection grayed-out.

GAMEPLAY

  • Multiple transitions in and out of Fade areas were multiplying the number of visual effects running, which slowed down gameplay. This no longer occurs.
  • Fixed pick-pocketing. Characters were successfully stealing, but not receiving any items.

USER INTERFACE

  • Floating numbers no longer appear over the player's head.
  • Damage statistics are now being updated properly on the Inventory screen when weapons are unequipped.
  • Names with accents and special characters now show up correctly in the "Story So Far" load hints.
  • Switching between Dragon Age: Origins and Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening no longer resets options to default settings.
  • Selling too many items to the same merchant no longer corrupts the save files.
  • Screenshots were being uploaded automatically on the PC by default on new installations. This no longer happens.

IMPORTING CHARACTERS

  • Importing a character to a new module from a save game that did not have the hero in the party caused the game to crash. This is fixed.
  • Imported characters to Dragon Age: Awakening now start the game with equipment and clothing on.

PERFORMANCE

  • A number of memory leaks have been fixed, which will reduce the frequency of crashes.
  • Audio drivers have been updated to fix a number of audio-related crashes.

SOCIAL SITE

  • Fixed a number of issues with portraits not being uploaded correctly to the BioWare social site.

Dragon Age: Origins Fixes

GAMEPLAY

  • Fixed an issue with the wrong characters appearing in Morrigan's ritual.
  • Players who rescued their party members in the Fade of the Broken Circle plot are no longer forced to fight the sloth demon alone.
  • It is no longer possible for the player to get blocked during gameplay by pursuing both candidates' quests in the Orzammar plot line.

Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening Fixes

GAMEPLAY

  • Fixed a variety of bugs related to party members' approval and personal quests not triggering.
  • Lillith will now only thank the player once at Vigil's Keep after being rescued.
  • During the Assault on Amaranthine, a bug would occasionally make some enemies invincible, which impeded game progress. This no longer happens.
  • Players may now receive notes of appreciation from former love interests.
  • Masterpiece and paragon silverite runes are now weapon runes instead of armor runes.
  • The masterpiece slow rune is now available for purchase from merchant stores.

IMPORTING CHARACTERS

  • Imported rogue characters now properly detect traps.
  • The message, "Legacy tattoo asset do not use!" no longer appears on the face of some imported characters.

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6. Re: Dragon Age: Origins Patch Jul 20, 2010, 23:25 Jerykk
 
I wish they'd undo some of their difficulty nerfs. The game was significantly easier after the 1.03 patch.  
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5. Re: Dragon Age: Origins Patch Jul 20, 2010, 06:33 Eldaron Imotholin
 
necrosis wrote on Jul 20, 2010, 02:46:
They ever fix the memory leak that made load times get longer and longer and longer unless you restarted the game?

THIS is what I wonder aswell. I basically played that game holding down the [Tab] button nonstop to make sure I didn't miss anything. The problem was that the memory leak causes the game to hang for about a second or less when you press the [Tab] button. Apart from that, the overall performance goes down and the loading times were becoming horribly long.
 
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4. Re: Dragon Age: Origins Patch Jul 20, 2010, 02:46 necrosis
 
They ever fix the memory leak that made load times get longer and longer and longer unless you restarted the game?  
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3. Re: Dragon Age: Origins Patch Jul 19, 2010, 19:49 Fion
 
Yea I think I got it, though it was very quick, just saw the 'Dragon Age has updated' popup before it disappeared heh.  
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2. Re: Dragon Age: Origins Patch Jul 19, 2010, 16:36 Bucky
 
Already pushed through to me via Steam.  
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1. Re: Dragon Age: Origins Patch Jul 19, 2010, 15:51 necrosis
 
Steam?  
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