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Tag Archives: Dragon Age: Origins
When I play certain video games I get the strange feeling of wandering through the weird and lurid landscape of a Dali painting; beholding the familiar, albeit distorted in the strangest of ways. One might expect this. After all, video … Continue reading
by guest contributor Kateri, originally published at her blog, Falling Awkwardly. Kateri is a whitecisbigirlclassicistgamerthing. She likes octopuses and getting caught in the rai… no, actually, just octopuses. When is a woman in a refrigerator not in a refrigerator? Dragon … Continue reading
Tracey John recently interviewed some people at Bioware and among the questions asked included one about the lack of homosexual relationships in Mass Effect 2. The article had a quote from Casey Hudson, the Mass Effect 2 project lead, “We … Continue reading
This post contains some major end-game spoilers for Dragon Age as well as some minor character-related spoilers for Mass Effect 2. Between Dragon Age and Mass Effect 2, there’s been a lot of talk about romance storylines in games over … Continue reading
In a previous post I discussed the issue of text size in console interfaces. But gaming accessibility does not end at the interface screen. In-game text size can be a large barrier for visually impaired gamers. AbleGamers recently named Dragon … Continue reading
Contains minor spoilers for Dragon Age: Origins and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. A great many games, particularly in the fantasy and sci-fi genres, seek to be epic in scope, or evoke a feeling of epicness. It’s an … Continue reading
One of the things that I’m looking forward to here at The Border House is trying to spot the themes and trends that develop across multiple posts. Looking at issues in isolation is great as an opportunity to really focus … Continue reading
Via Joystiq comes news that the first issue of the Dragon Age comic that was announced back in October will be out in March 2010. It is being produced by IDW Publishing and, unfortunately, still being written by Orson Scott … Continue reading
This post was originally published at my personal blog, Acid for Blood. I started playing Dragon Age: Origins a few weeks ago. I chose to play a female elf mage, Thurkear. I have heard a lot about the relationship and romance aspect … Continue reading