Are there playable werewolves in Dragon Age: Origins? Yes!

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Are there playable werewolves in Dragon Age: Origins? Yes!

Post by Vagrant » Thu Nov 12, 2009 12:22 am

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Gaze in awe and wonder! >.>

I admit, it was a bit hackish, as I had to use the toolset for it, and followed a guide, but now I'm playing a werewolf, and it is rather glorious.

The really funny part of all this though, and this frequently adds hilarity to the game, is that the werewolf character appears in all cinematic cutscenes. So there are people being jovial, happy, and rather civilised with a huge, feral creature.

I wholeheartedly approve of this.

Moreover, I'm going to try to get my character into one of the in-game romances. If I manage, there'll be screenshots, if there's incredibly humorous werewolf sex, there will definitely be screenshots.

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Re: Are there playable werewolves in Dragon Age: Origins? Yes!

Post by alphanubilus » Thu Nov 12, 2009 9:17 am

Alas, I only have Dragon Age: Origins for the PS3, so I can't be a werewolf, HOWEVER, if you are a mage, you can learn shapeshifting, of which I did. I can turn into a gaint spider, a bear, or a swarm of wasps. :p

I HEART Morrigan! :p She has to be the greatest character ever concieved! :)

It would be cool if they add a "being able to turn into a werewolf" update for DLC.

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Re: Are there playable werewolves in Dragon Age: Origins? Yes!

Post by Morkulv » Thu Nov 12, 2009 2:20 pm

It looks like a werehyena.

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Re: Are there playable werewolves in Dragon Age: Origins? Yes!

Post by Vagrant » Thu Nov 12, 2009 2:22 pm

It actually does a bit, except for the ears, the spots and... well, it looks somewhere between a Wolf and a Hyena, I'll admit that at least.

That's fine though, because I really dig hyenas, too.

Plus, they run on all fours, which is a massive bonus for me. All good werewolves should move on all fours! >.>

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Re: Are there playable werewolves in Dragon Age: Origins? Yes!

Post by Aki » Thu Nov 12, 2009 3:50 pm

Wolfyena!

I saw my roomate play through the bit with the werewolves and was all like "YES!" when they stopped and started talking and calling out the elves on stuff (but, playing an elf, my roomate didn't much listen and things got violent, poor wuffs, :( ).

Nice to see people have put the capabilities of computers to good use in making the werewolf playable. :D

So how's it effect equipping stuff? Does it go on invisibly? Not at all? Clip through you?

Man, I was planning on getting this. You guys keep giving me more reasons.
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Post by king2wolves » Sun Nov 15, 2009 11:01 pm

I hope, you put on the werewolf action on Youtube. :)

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Re: Are there playable werewolves in Dragon Age: Origins? Yes!

Post by Vagrant » Tue Nov 17, 2009 3:09 pm

@Aki

You get all the effects of weapons and armour, but it's invisible.

Also, I've made a mod (proper one too, that uses the dazip format for proper installation and everything) that changes the behaviour of Wolves and Bears, too, so they're actually friendly.

Having to put down some 17 Wolves was really upsetting for me, I couldn't do it. Yes yes, I know, big wuss. But... have modding toolset, will use, did use. >.> And after some extensive testing, it hasn't broken anything.

And if you absolutely have to kill Wolves/Bears, then they are still vulnerable, they just don't attack you unless you attack first.

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Post by Sebiale » Thu Nov 19, 2009 7:41 pm

Gotta find a way to do that to my Dalish Elf, Archer Werewolf, ROFL!
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Re: Are there playable werewolves in Dragon Age: Origins? Yes!

Post by Aki » Sat Nov 21, 2009 4:13 am

Sweet! Does it play the animations (like, swinging an invisible sword)? Or do you get claw animations? :D

Also yeah, I always fond the trope of ALWAYS VIOLENT WILDLIFE to be annoying in RPGs. Oblivion was really bad about it.Wolves in Oblivion were almost as annoying as the Cliff Racers were in Morrowind.
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Re: Are there playable werewolves in Dragon Age: Origins? Yes!

Post by Sebiale » Sat Nov 21, 2009 1:02 pm

Don't really have any wildlife in DA:O, at least not past the Korcari Wilds.

Although Shale(Shayle) is set on killing ever bird in the world.
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