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Dragon Age New Dragon Age confirmed

Discussion in 'BioWare' started by Infinitron, May 22, 2017.

  1. fantadomat Arcane Edgy

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    LoL they didn't even try


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  2. Storyfag Perfidious Pole Patron

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    BioWEAr, BioWEAr never changes.
     
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  3. Wunderbar Arcane

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  4. Narax Educated

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    They're really pushing for the mobile game look, and the Tumblr "aesthetics". It seems that the devs have no idea where to take the art direction, the series has always suffered from inconsistency with its art style, in the first game you get the generic dark fantasy look, the second game is the most stylized and a nice mixture of cartoony and dark fantasy, while the third game just throws all that out of the window and goes full rainbows and unicorns.

    the art direction of DA4 is even more lame that the devs had to steal from Greedfall.

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    The devs are clearly uninspired and just going for the current "colonial craze" trend.
     
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  5. Absinthe Arcane

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    This is the kind of shit where you tell someone to put it in writing and sign it, then give them exactly what they asked for. It's also the kind of shit where you should consider an exit strategy from your job, but that's usually a fact of life with being a peon for EA.

    Top management is still at fault for letting product managers be unaccountable for their fuck-ups.

    It gets worse than that. Sometimes upper management will cover for the incompetence of people below them because they want others to cover for their fuck-ups in turn so it becomes one of those unspoken ways things are done and everyone else suffers.
     
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  6. Old Hans Cipher

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    dragon age always had some of the worse armor designs I've ever seen
     
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  7. Riddler Arcane Patron

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    The greedfall art looks a billion times better
     
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  8. Gargaune Cipher

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    I sorta remember the Origins plate design being vaguely inspired by historical armour, but it all went batshit starting with DA2. Like that thing around Hawke's neck, is it a bevor or is she moonlighting as a bulldozer?

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  9. Old Hans Cipher

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    the funny thing about that dragon age 2 design. the protected arm on the wrong side. You want the shield arm wearing the heavier armor. As for the neck thing, I think it's supposed to be a gorget, but its way too big and it's supposed to protect your neck. that dragon age 2 thing is just a big hunk of iron strapped to your chest for some reason

    also if this was dragon age 3 everything would be covered in shiny chrome plating
     
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  10. RRRrrr Arcane

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    Did they go on DeviantArt and search for "Generic Fantasy" art? You can't get more generic, uninspired and bland than this. This is some shitty F2P MMO art at best.
     
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  11. Gargaune Cipher

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    I've seen some back and forth around that, with the rationale that you might want to protect the right arm precisely because the left's already covered by the shield. See the equipment of the Murmillo gladiator as an example, manica for the right, scutum for the left.

    It's supposed to be a bevor. In the same way that Cyberpunk 2077 is supposed to be an RPG.

     
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  12. Old Hans Cipher

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    It's like the designer kind of knew there was a piece of armor that protected your neck, but didn't wanna bother checking to see how it actually functions. They just kind of went like "im pretty sure it had straps or something"
     
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    It's supposed to be a secondary weapon, you doofs. When all else fails, hit your enemy with the pointy end.
     
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  14. Gargaune Cipher

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    On second thought, maybe Hawke is afraid of running into Zidane.

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    Goldman is the guy who became part of the art team around 2008-2009 at Bioware and had a huge influence on the art direction of DA2.

    The nice part of being a relative of a jewish banking family is that you can get placed wherever you want.
     
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  18. Saerain Augur Patron

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    God damn, the replies are so positive. I'm baffled.
     
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  19. Seusin Educated

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    the setting having African Americans in it is more believable than all the women in it tbh
     
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  21. I ASK INANE QUESTIONS ITZ NEVER STOPS COOOMING Patron

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    Actually, the DA2 was not too bad. There were a few competent artists amidst the sea of future tubmlrites, and they actually made decent art.

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    Now how those designs were executed is an entirely different story.

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    Wow, that's... almost impossible to look at.
     
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    Videogame character vs cosplayer
     
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    Is he wearing fishnet stockings or is that meant to be leather?
     
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