History ShoutOut / DragonAgeOrigins

8th Aug '16 8:17:31 PM NonperformingAuthor
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* If you decide to destroy the Anvil of the Void, Caridin makes a crown for you to give to the candidate of your choice. Then, since he doesn't like being trapped in a powerful, immortal steel body, he [[Film/Terminator2JudgmentDay throws himself into the lava]].

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* If you decide to destroy the Anvil of the Void, Caridin makes a crown for you to give to the candidate of your choice. Then, since he doesn't like being trapped in a powerful, immortal steel body, he [[Film/Terminator2JudgmentDay throws himself into the lava]]. The music drives it home further.
30th Jul '16 6:59:32 AM MinisterOfSinister
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** One of Alistair's "enemies nearby" lines is "Yep... [[PiratesOfTheCaribbean beasties. Beasties are comin']]."

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** One of Alistair's "enemies nearby" lines is "Yep... [[PiratesOfTheCaribbean [[Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean beasties. Beasties are comin']]."



* If Zevran is in your group, you can at one point give him a pair of Dalish leather gloves (like the ones his mother used to own). He will be surprised and ask what the occasion is, to which the player character may respond: [[PiratesOfTheCaribbean "If you don't want them, give them back."]]

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* If Zevran is in your group, you can at one point give him a pair of Dalish leather gloves (like the ones his mother used to own). He will be surprised and ask what the occasion is, to which the player character may respond: [[PiratesOfTheCaribbean [[Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean "If you don't want them, give them back."]]



* During the quest ''"Nature of the Beast"'' the player comes across the Gatekeeper, a werewolf protecting the Lady of the Forest. Said werewolf tells you the Lady wishes to "parlay" with you and the werewolves must "acquiesce her request", all in a ''[[ToArrIsPirate aarrr]]'' accent. If he had an apple, he'd be [[Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean Barbossa]].

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* During the quest ''"Nature of the Beast"'' the player comes across the Gatekeeper, a werewolf protecting the Lady of the Forest. Said werewolf tells you the Lady wishes to "parlay" with you and the werewolves must "acquiesce her request", all in a ''[[ToArrIsPirate ''[[TalkLikeAPirate aarrr]]'' accent. If he had an apple, he'd be [[Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean Barbossa]].



--->Alistair: Are all women this evil and conniving when they grow old?
--->Wynne: [[Film/ArmyOfDarkness Just me, my dear. (chuckle) Just me.]]

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--->Alistair: --->'''Alistair:''' Are all women this evil and conniving when they grow old?
--->Wynne: --->'''Wynne:''' [[Film/ArmyOfDarkness Just me, my dear. (chuckle) Just me.]]
10th Jul '16 10:26:48 AM nombretomado
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** That, or somebody at BioWare really likes Creator/WaltWhitman and/or Creator/HermanMelville.

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** That, or somebody at BioWare Creator/BioWare really likes Creator/WaltWhitman and/or Creator/HermanMelville.



* The ''Characters'' are shout-outs, especially to previous BioWare games:

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* The ''Characters'' are shout-outs, especially to previous BioWare Creator/BioWare games:
25th Jun '16 8:47:52 PM nombretomado
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** The elf who hates all humans, is cranky all the time, has real sibling issues, and is one of the best spellcasters in the game? Oh hello [[BaldursGate Viconia!]] She even sounds the same.

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** The elf who hates all humans, is cranky all the time, has real sibling issues, and is one of the best spellcasters in the game? Oh hello [[BaldursGate [[Franchise/BaldursGate Viconia!]] She even sounds the same.



** Hell, it also work with ''Franchise/MassEffect'' and ''VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublic'' : the "snarky with a heart of gold" highly-specialized warrior with a harsh backstory, possible romance for female PC? Alistair/Kaidan/Carth (or possibly Garrus, or ''BaldursGate'''s Anomen). The battle-hardened, [[BrutalHonesty brutally honest]], ComicallySerious and [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy proud]] BloodKnight ? Sten/Wrex/Canderous. The{{Adorkable}} lady with an unusual backstory, a strong faith and an abusive authority figure, who is a possible bisexual romance for the PC? Leliana/Liara/Juhani. The other possible romance for a male PC, an abrasive woman who's prompt to criticize people who don't share her views, with a father/mother responsible for her prejudices and twisted vision of the world? Morrigan/Ashley/Bastilla.

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** Hell, it also work with ''Franchise/MassEffect'' and ''VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublic'' : the "snarky with a heart of gold" highly-specialized warrior with a harsh backstory, possible romance for female PC? Alistair/Kaidan/Carth (or possibly Garrus, or ''BaldursGate'''s ''VideoGame/BaldursGateII'''s Anomen). The battle-hardened, [[BrutalHonesty brutally honest]], ComicallySerious and [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy proud]] BloodKnight ? Sten/Wrex/Canderous. The{{Adorkable}} lady with an unusual backstory, a strong faith and an abusive authority figure, who is a possible bisexual romance for the PC? Leliana/Liara/Juhani. The other possible romance for a male PC, an abrasive woman who's prompt to criticize people who don't share her views, with a father/mother responsible for her prejudices and twisted vision of the world? Morrigan/Ashley/Bastilla.
11th Jun '16 3:46:16 PM nombretomado
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* Oren, the young boy in the Human Noble prologue, fantasizes about vanquishing his foes with a "[[SwordOfTruth Sword of]] [[Series/TheColbertReport Truthiness]]".

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* Oren, the young boy in the Human Noble prologue, fantasizes about vanquishing his foes with a "[[SwordOfTruth "[[Literature/SwordOfTruth Sword of]] [[Series/TheColbertReport Truthiness]]".
7th May '16 1:17:34 PM nombretomado
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* WordOfGod says that Ser Gilmore, an NPC in the human noble origin, has the first name Roland... [[GilmoreGirls Rory]] for short.

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* WordOfGod says that Ser Gilmore, an NPC in the human noble origin, has the first name Roland... [[GilmoreGirls [[Series/GilmoreGirls Rory]] for short.
29th Apr '16 4:00:02 PM nombretomado
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* In the ''[[VideoGame/DragonAgeOriginsAwakening Awakening]]'' expansion, the Darkspawn Disciples use an ability called [[ConanTheBarbarian "Cimmerian Shield"]].

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* In the ''[[VideoGame/DragonAgeOriginsAwakening Awakening]]'' expansion, the Darkspawn Disciples use an ability called [[ConanTheBarbarian [[Franchise/ConanTheBarbarian "Cimmerian Shield"]].
21st Apr '16 5:28:44 AM erforce
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* If you decide to destroy the Anvil of the Void, Caridin makes a crown for you to give to the candidate of your choice. Then, since he doesn't like being trapped in a powerful, immortal steel body, he [[Terminator2JudgmentDay throws himself into the lava]].

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* If you decide to destroy the Anvil of the Void, Caridin makes a crown for you to give to the candidate of your choice. Then, since he doesn't like being trapped in a powerful, immortal steel body, he [[Terminator2JudgmentDay [[Film/Terminator2JudgmentDay throws himself into the lava]].
19th Mar '16 7:25:20 AM Hossmeister
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15th Jan '16 12:38:27 PM ErikModi
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** The Grey Warden's have a solid Night's Watch vibe as well, what with recruiting mostly people no one else would want, being the only ones capable of defeating a supernatural threat most people don't actually believe in, being technically forbidden from interfering in political matters, and having a lifelong duty they cannot abandon under pain of death.

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** The Grey Warden's have a solid Night's Watch vibe as well, what with recruiting mostly people no one else would want, being the only ones capable of defeating a supernatural threat most people don't actually believe in, being technically forbidden from interfering in political matters, being a once proud and well-respected order fallen on hard times, no longer able to maintain their more remote outposts, and having a lifelong duty they cannot abandon under pain of death.
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