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Dragon Age: Inquisition review
by xXWoodinatorXx

I’ve been interested in playing this game for years but always put it off. Now I’m finally starting it and realizing it’s 9 years old at this point! In my mind it was more modern than that. And you can definitely feel the age but I think with this style of game, and for the mood I’m in, it might work. I’ve liked the start. There’s lots of systems to figure out.

Maybe 5 or so hours in and it’s decent but I’m starting to think I might get burnt out quicker than I thought. I’m really not getting enough gear or ability points fast enough. The game is huge. I can tell it has that Ubisoft open world vibe where there are so many quests and POIs but they are all just run over here and kill enemies, or kill enemies then pick up an item. Which can be fine but there needs to be a good sense of constant progression or character upgrades which I’m not yet feeling. 

Part of me thinks this game got really good reviews because it was at the start of the “games can be massive era.” 

I predict I don’t beat this game. It’s not awful but I’m starting to get bored and I’m not very far in yet. It feels too slow in many ways. The character literally moves slowly and attacks slowly. But then also the levelling up is slow, the gear progression is slow and the story hasn’t drawn me in (probably never will). The only real praise so far is it is satisfying the itch for an open world fantasy game where I can wander around. But that’s going to disappear soon so if the pace doesn’t pick up soon I think I’m calling it.

I’ve realized part of the reason it feels slow is I havnt focused on my party. I need to be playing as them and focusing on upgrading them more.

Nah I’m done. I put it on ice for awhile and I don’t really want to come back to it. I think if I did devote more time to it there’s a chance it would click and best case scenario it’d end up a B+. It seems like a game that demands a lot of energy to get the most out of it. It’s not worth the investment.

Final Score: B

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«Beaten more than once»
Can’t say enough good things about this game. From character work that you’d expect from BioWare to a rewarding combat system once you get half way through the game. Had a blast playing it and continuing the Dragon Age story.

It’s not quite Dragon Age Origins but I enjoyed it a lot more that Dragon Age 2. My main criticisms are the combat not fully clicking till mid game and the glitches/bugs that occur. The is way more room to grow on Frostbite which includes how the characters walk. Overall though I put in 100 hours including then Trespasser DLC and I miss my companions. 
i prefer dao/da2 but lays down really interesting groundwork for future games and i can't wait for my quizzy to kill her love and life solas with own two hands
Nice game, but a forgettable one.