Another Monday, another bite-sized morsel of Dragon Age goodness. This week we get a *beautifully* rendered cut-scene showing a band of warriors (Grey Wardens, I’d wager) encountering a gaggle of Darkspawn in a frozen mountain pass. This is (obviously) just a canned scene and so won’t have any direct impact on the game, but it sure does set the mood. Once upon a time Blizzard was known for doing some of the best cut-scenes in the industry. Looks like Bioware is looking to challenge Blizzard in the cut-scene arena!
At the start of the video, the leader of the party mentions a tomb, and one of the others says something about freezing to death while searching for the bones of a mad-woman. I’m going to go out on a limb and guess that they’re searching for the tomb of Andraste The Prophet. She wrote the Chant of Light, from which the Chantry sprang (the Chantry being the major religion of Fereldran.
[My ramblings on the mythos of Dragon Age comes in part from reading the novels, in part from looking up things on the Dragon Age wiki, and a smidgen from press materials. Take everything I write with a grain of salt, as I’m no Dragon Age scholar!]