BioWare Reveals First Dragon Age Toolset Info

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To no surprise, BioWare announced this morning that its upcoming PC RPG Dragon Age: Origins will come packed with a robust content-creation toolset akin to Neverwinter Nights. With the Dragon Age Toolset, players will be able to create, customize and script their own role-playing adventures and share them online with others. If you plan on attending the Penny Arcade Expo this weekend, be sure to stop by the Washington State Convention & Trade Center’s main stage at 1:30 PM on Sunday for BioWare’s live stage demo. Otherwise you’ll have to imagine what the toolset can do based on this early features list.

Dragon Age Toolset Key Features:

· Create Original Adventures – Using the rich set of Dragon Age assets and locations as starting blocks, users can modify these stunning areas by adding new quests, characters and scripting to craft their own adventures, fate-defining conversations and cut-scenes.

· Powerful Script Editor – Users can fully customize combat and creature AI, allowing them to create detailed action sequences full of heart-pounding party-based tactical combat.

· Content Creators Community – BioWare plans to have a dedicated community area online where content creators can share content easily and get content updates for the toolset.

· On-Going Toolset Content Updates – BioWare plans to release additional assets and features for the toolset in the future, allowing for expanded creation of new areas.

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