(( Here’s a compilation of all the genderbends I’ve edited so far. :) After doing these, I went back to my “Disney Princes” and re-edited them slightly, so these are the new versions. (Yeah, I know the guys still look younger than the girls, sorry. XP lol) ))
Dragon Age : Inquisition - Companions armor customization
Is the dude supposed to be a potential companion as well or just generic dude to showcase armor for the sword and boarding warrior Inquisitor? I ask because a) he’s flying Warden colors and B) it tanks my hopes that they’ll include Cullen as a companion. Why have another potential warrior companion when you’ve got Cassandra as the 2H, GW Mystery person as Sword and board, and whatever the Kossith (Iron Bull?) ends up being?
Well he was seen in a gameplay vid so I suppose he’ll be a companion !
Oh wait, really?! Do you have a link handy?
Of course deary !
Here you have two official arts that look like the dude
(dude on the right)
aaand the screenshot
and this from a leaked survey looong ago
“Cullen, Cassandra and a Grey Warden are also listed as companions. Art of Cassandra and the Grey Warden was previously shown by Bioware to illustrate their new companion customization system.”
Just want to get everyone up to speed and make sure everyone knows what has been confirmed and what has been implied. Feel free to send me an ask if I didn’t touch on something you wanted to know about.
You can be Qunari/Kossith, Elf, Human, and/or Dwarf.
As a Kossith you are a Vashoth, a Kossith born outside the Qun. Not a Tal Vashoth or religious Qunari. However, others will react to you as if you are a Qunari (profile you).
As an Elf you can only be Dalish.
The Inquisitor has no playable Origin.
The names of the Inquisitor are Trevelyan (Human), Lavellan (Elf), Cadash (Dwarf), and Adaar (Kossith)
Cassandra Pentaghast, Varric Tethras, and Vivienne are all Companions.
There are nine companions.
There will be an appearance from a character from the novel Asunder.
Varric’s chest plate can be removed.
Armor and weapons are customizable
Varric can be equipped with a melee weapon, he is the only one who can wield Bianca though.
Armor will rust and get patina on it over time.
Fire bombs are available, as are fire swords.
You can capture Keeps and customize them, so far the choices seen are: Merchant’s Keep, Spy Keep, and Military Keep.
The Keeps have resources, Dagna the Artificer being one of them.
Gorram it, one thing I love about the elves in this series is the city elf! Dalish are more in line with the overall fantasy stereotype, the city elves are not! Gah, I wanted my elf saving the world damn it! As it stands, this probably means my first Inquisitor will be human. Which makes me sad, I was so looking forward to the return of the warrior elf.
The cancelled DLC for Dragon Age 2, “The Exalted March” will be part of the Inquisition story line, expect cameos.
I didn’t keep too many tabs on DLC for DA2, but I do know that Starkhaven and Sebastian were supposed to have some sort of finish. I can only think that the Inquisitor is going to catch wind of my Seb’s fate. ARG.
I’m still super stoked. I will still probably love the ever living shit out of this game. I really hope we hear something soon about Cullen. As it stands, we know 4 out of the 9 companions, and it seems warrior heavy… :(
Mass Effect 2: Suicide Mission performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra
reblogging again because reasons
a gentle reminder, once more, that this exists and will never be awful, ever, and this song has basically the most special place in my heart for any video score ever, tying with Leaving Earth, so thanks for that Bioware
why am I only hearing this now omg
Whenever I hear this, even now, I feel my little heart squeeze just a little, and my heart beat skip. And I swear dust always finds a way to get into the corner of my eye just when this song starts (thankfully no tears drop). This amazing score tied in with the momentum the entire game brings you to has placed the ME2’s Suicide Mission as my favorite, most heart wrenching “This is It” moments in video gaming for me. It all leads to this.
And tears. Jesus I love this game. This moment, my heart was in my throat! I remember my first time I got all the ship needs, but I messed up Mordin. Gaaaaaaaah /feelsalloverthefloor
Beth Cavener Stichter’s (Hi-Fructose Vol. 26 cover artist) sculptures have an intensely-visceral quality. The ceramic animals she hand-builds demonstrate an human-like sense of understanding with their sensitive gazes and anthropomorphic eyes. But despite their thoughtful countenances, these characters are also perfectly at home in their animal skins. Cavener Stichter’s work does not shy away from the brutality of the animal world, from its untamed sexuality to its endless cycle of predator and prey.
She recently collaborated with Italian artist Alessandro Gallo (previously featured in Hi-Fructose Vol. 24), who embellished her latest sculpture, Tangled Up in You, with painted tattoos reminiscent of traditional Japanese tattoo art. The 65-inch-tall sculpture (15 feet total, from the top knot of the rope to the floor) shows a lanky rabbit intertwined with a snake in mid-air. It is unclear whether the two figures are caught in a struggle to the death or a passionate embrace. Tangled Up in You is currently on view at the Milwaukee Museum of Art. Take a look at some detail shots of the elaborate piece as well as some photos of Cavener Stichter in her studio.