An old family friend used a phrase when he’d burnt out on something. He called it “Mallomar-ing.” When he was younger, a relative of his used to love Mallomar cookies. They are sickly sweet chocolate covered marshmallows, and he’d eat them at every opportunity. Eventually, they started making him sick, and soon after…
When I first met Sera it was hate at first sight. She’s a member of the enigmatic Red Jennies, a group of subversive agents trying to undermine abusive nobles. She leaves you letters in various places around Val Royeaux and instructs you to meet her late at night for a rendevouz. There, you run into a haughty noble,…
‘Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts’ is the best quest in Dragon Age: Inquisition, and it makes me feel like shit.
In Dragon Age: Inquisition, the world is very literally marked by your actions. While you go out and close rifts in Ferelden and Orlais, the game keeps track of your actions at the War Table. There are some missions that you’ll only know through the table’s worn maps, and these are the ones that make a real difference…
Yesterday I made the hardest choice in Dragon Age: Inquisition. I decided not to romance Iron Bull.
There are a lot of terrible sex scenes in mainstream games. There are also a handful of good ones, as seen in games like The Witcher 3. But even in that game’s case, creating believable sex scenes wasn’t easy. Video game technology is great if you want characters to make war; not so much if you want them to make love.
Varric Tethras is Dragon Age’s wry but poetic dwarf. Making his first appearance in Dragon Age 2, he’s not just a resourceful hunter and trap layer but also a famous writer. His novel “Hard in Hightown” is a best seller in the continent of Thedas and, it turns out, soon to be published in the real world.
Solas is one of the best-written characters in video games. It’s hard for me to think of a character whose loathsome worldview is so well developed, who, even when he’s on your side, manages to be a complete piece of shit about everything. He is a such a great character that I want to strangle that dude with my bare…
This is Enayla as Dragon Age’s Cullen Rutherford. No convention shots here: she figured if you’re going to do some Dragon Age cosplay, you’d best find some snowy fantasy landscapes to stand in front of.
This is Yume, a cosplayer from Germany, getting into the Dragon Age spirit (ie, romancing) with her boyfriend.
Mass Effect is a franchise known for letting players sleep with other characters, and while that sauciness makes a return in Andromeda, some romance routes have left fans heartbroken.
The Dragon Age games have captured my imagination like few other series have ever managed. Every quest is a roller coaster full of tough choices. For Origins, the best quest involved dwarven politics and a magical anvil. We take a closer look in this video.
Eylerwain is a cosplayer from Belarus who has put together fantastic outfits for Dragon Age, StarCraft and Skyrim.
Returning to favorite franchises and games can be incredibly exciting. But it can also be incredibly intimidating. What does it mean to undo years of progress and start again?
Jason & Cheryl Isenberg went through one hell of an ordeal when they first took up cosplay. Now that things are on the mend, they’ve decided to expand their crew: meet Fable, their three year-old Boxer who, having been “helping” with their cosplay for years, is now allowed in on the fun.
This merry band of cosplayers figured that if they were going to get together and dress up like Dragon Age characters, they may as well act like them.
Greg Ellis (Jonny Rees), voice actor for Dragon Age’s Cullen and many others, went missing from his North Hollywood home on May 11. Information surrounding his disappearance and contact info for the LAPD missing persons unit can be found at the Bioware forums. Update 5/15 4 AM: Ellis’ friend Jeff Rosenthal reports the…
Iron Bull is probably the single most memorable character from Dragon Age: Inquisition, or perhaps even the entire series. So it’s good news that for the low, low price of $470 to $500, you can turn your desk into a collectible statue-adorned Iron Bull Appreciation Station.
Well? Would you?