Archive for November 2009 | Monthly archive page

Specced for “Awesome Blue Smolder”

In the wake of Dragon Age Cate and I were having a giggle over how those people in the rendered trailers and TV spots have nothing to do with the in-game characters, save unnervingly emitting the same voices.   This turned to wondering why, when that Warden’s eyes are always smoldering supernatural blue in these things, […]

Leaky Boat to Legend

So I’ve finished Dragon Age: Origins. It is the kind of game I used to hate.   Rough around the edges, with a bland western fantasy aesthetic and character building lifted wholesale from D&D.   I grew up on kawaii bullshit and pretty protagonists that could effortlessly punch through schools — getting to where I’d even look at […]