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Alexis Kennedy Is Working On A "Well-segregated" Piece Of Lore For Bioware's New Dragon Age Project

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While we're never all too sure what each Bioware studio might be working on in secret, there's one project that hasn't really kept itself under wraps all that well - Dragon Age.

Dragon Age lead writer David Gaider moves on to "new, upcoming BioWare project"

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David Gaider has been the lead writer on Bioware's fantasy RPG series Dragon Age since its inception, writing the main story for every single installment. So it's a big deal to see him leave the franchise for new pastures.

He's not moving too far away, though - according to his Twitter page he's staying within the company to work on a "new, upcoming BioWare project."

Exploration in RPGs the "biggest change" in genre, says Dragon Age developer BioWare

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A whole generation of RPG gamers was first introduced to the genre thanks to Bethesda's Skyrim, a title which has sold millions and has led to "totally different expectations" in storytelling and exploration, says BioWare's Mark Darrah.

That's why Dragon Age: Inquisition has gone 'back to scale' with its explorable worlds, as RPGs have 'shrunk' over the years in sacrifice to fidelity. BioWare is now gunning for both.

Alistair "not a party member" in Dragon Age: Inquisition, Morrigan art released

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Executive producer Mark Darrah has confirmed that Dragon Age: Origin's Alistair is "not a party member" for the Inquisitor in the upcoming sequel, but that doesn't rule out a possible cameo appearance.

BioWare has also announced an initiative to help fan artists and cosplayers by releasing "detailed, descriptive, high-resolution character designs" before it launches.

Dragon Age Keep will allow players to customize Dragon Age: Inquisition backstory

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BioWare has announced Dragon Age Keep, which will serve the same function as the interactive comics from the Mass Effect series, allowing players who did not play the previous games - or people who just want to tailor the backstory - have a backstory for Dragon Age: Inquisition.

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