The medieval world of Thedas is invaded by demonic Darkspawn. Hawke and Hawke's family are saved by a powerful mysterious witch Flemeth. They end up in a foreign city where racial, religious and political tensions threaten to tear it apart.

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Hawke - Female (voice)
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Hawke - Male / Xenon the Antiquarian - The Black Emporium DLC / Malcolm Hawke - Legacy DLC / Baron Arlange - Mark of the Assassin DLC (voice)
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Anders / Brekker (voice)
Joanna Roth ...
Aveline Vallen (voice)
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Bethany Hawke (voice)
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Carver Hawke / Additional Voices - The Exiled Prince DLC (voice)
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Fenris / Paxley / Temmerin / Liam / Tethras Garen / Samson (voice)
Victoria Kruger ...
Isabela (voice)
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Knight-Commander Meredith Stannard (voice)
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Merrill (voice)
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Varric Tethras (voice)
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Keran / Jansen / Additional Voices (voice)
Rachel Atkins ...
Grand Cleric Elthina (voice)
April Banigan ...
Viveka / Delilah Howe / Elven Fanatic / Sabina (voice)
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Hawke and Hawke's family are on the run from the rising Darkspawn monsters sweeping up from the south. They run into a group of pursuing Darkspawn, but are saved when a strange, powerful witch called Flemeth intervenes. She then offers them a deal to deliver something for her to a band of wandering Dalish Elves, and in return, she will get them to the port city of Gwaren safely, so they may leave their homeland, Ferelden. Hawke agrees and they finally get to the ship and sail for Kirkwall, a city in the far-off Free Marches. Once there, they must work for shady groups for a year in order to pay their way into the city, being unwanted refugees who the city's ruling class care little for. A year later, the Blight is over and Ferelden is recovering, and Hawke has left the service of the service of the group they chose to work for. However, tensions in the city are still high. Tensions between the Mages and the Templarsare growing, with some Mages calling for more freedoms, and some ... Written by Anonymous

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There are men who embrace destiny; these are the ones that change the world forever


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Shale was originally meant to appear in Dragon Age 2, but this was dropped in favor of Natheniel from Dragon Age: Awakening. See more »

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Merrill: I... I can't believe I turned on you... with the demon... in the Fade... I'm so sorry. Ma serannas. I'll understand if you can't forgive me.
Hawke - Male: If I held a grudge against everyone who attacked me in a dream, I'd have no friends.
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Spin-off Dragon Age: Redemption (2011) See more »

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Destiny Of Love
By Inon Zur, Idan Raichel, Aubrey Ashburn (as Olivia Orr)
Performed by Aubrey Ashburn (as Olivia Orr)
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A story driven game , less of an rpg than the 1st one
27 August 2011 | by (Greece) – See all my reviews

First time I run it I was disappointed . Combat felt weird , the start was a little weak story wise . I almost quit right there and then .

But I decided to give it a chance , and I'm so glad I did . Visuals are stunning , combat animations excellent . But these are not this game's strong points ...

Its all about the story . While the main story is not as inspired as the 1st one , there's a distinct atmosphere built , a personal story of accomplishment , supported by the many many side and companion quests . And your companions feel alive . Voice acting is hands down the best I've seen in a game . Companions have personalities so vivid and perky , that at times I forgot they are just graphics . You can pursue relationships , loose them , there's a full story behind each and every one of them .

Classes are distinct in role and fun while playing them , and I finished this game with all of them . While the storyline is mostly linear , there are some choices that can effect the game strongly , like loosing a member of your family . The dialogs between your party members while you run around are much fun also .

Battles can be as action or as strategic as you like , since you can pause the game to give commands to every party member , or just hack away at enemies . Higher difficulty settings may require you to pause and consider strategy more .

Overall , if you value atmosphere and rich characters , this is a masterpiece .


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