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Caution: Minor Dragon Age: Origins spoilers ahead for one of the many endings!
I went the safe route and stayed faithful. I was sooo nice to him. I managed to get him made King, and then he gives this little speech about how he has to break up with me now that he's going to be King. WHAT?! You bastard!
It's funny. I can be betrayed and shot in the face in Modern Warfare 2. I can be killed, stabbed and flame toasted in games but being dumped is what really gets me all worked up, emotional and angry! My game ending sucked ... it sucked big ... it sucked royally!
This rarely happens in any other medium like books or movies. You rarely spend 35 or 40 hours on either, and it's removed from you because you aren't the one making choices. This is actually the true brilliance of Bioware -- that they do make you care what happens to yourself and your party members because you (the gamer) are the one making the choices. While there is still a finite number of endings, I'm still surprised by the vast number of variables that Bioware has created. Your choices right from the beginning in terms of picking your gender and race -- all the way through to your choices with your party members and plot events -- will create quite a number of very different game endings.
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