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Tag Archives: Dragon Age: Origins
[caption id="attachment_6115" align="aligncenter" width="540" caption="Sisters of Janus: Therese and Jeanette Voerman from Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodlines. Both blonde haired, pallid women, one wearing a dark grey business suit and black rimmed glasses, the other wearing a stylized schoolgirl's outfit, bra … 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
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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. [caption id=”attachment_1382″ align=”aligncenter” width=”614″ caption=”What makes a game epic? Dragon-slaying? Not necessarily! (Pictured: a group of four fantasy heroes battling a large, electric-white dragon from … 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
[caption id="attachment_877" align="alignleft" width="198" caption="Dragon Age comic book cover; shows three warriors, two men and one woman, standing dramatically on a precepice over an ocean with a castle in the far background."][/caption] Via Joystiq comes news that the first issue … Continue reading
[caption id="attachment_734" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Morrigan from Dragon: Age Origins"][/caption] 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 … Continue reading