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Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening: Prima Official Game Guide (Prima Official Game Guides) Paperback


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Product Details

  • Series: Prima Official Game Guides
  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Prima Games; First Edition/ First Printing edition (March 16, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0307468356
  • ISBN-13: 978-0307468352
  • Product Dimensions: 10.9 x 8 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #449,386 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Customer Reviews

I definitely don't agree that this guide is worthless.
B. Daniel
With this guide you just go where you need to go and save yourself the headach!
Orca875
The guide is just as good as the one for Dragon Age Origins.
christopher corbitt

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10 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Liberty A. Usera on April 19, 2010
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There is very little substance to this guide. As for the walkthrough itself, it is manageable though not as intuitive as the DA: Origins Prima Game Guide and the side quests seemed dumped at the back of the book. The first 1/3rd of the book is stuff a gamer should know if they played DA: Origins, which is 1/3 fluff for gamers who have played through the first. In that case, and here is a money making opportunity, Prima could have sold the game guide for "newbies" and sold a different book for those who don't need the "How to create character". Of course the second book with a veteran gaming audience in mind would sell for 1/3 less the cost.

The Game guide by Prima would be more helpful if it would give the page number for side quests that occur during the main quest. It is frustrating to thumb through the book trying to find the side quest that is character driven.
This game guide for DA: Origins Awakening isn't as good as Prima's DA: Origins game guide because the first game of Dragon Age Origins was new and did require a lot of "how to" information though the Monster Encyclopedia is a little fluffy in both guides--just highlight the bosses.

Other game guides by Prima are top notch such as the Fallout 3 Game Guide, which DA: Origins Awakening SHOULD have been made like, so by no means should Prima be judged as a "bad" source for game guides based on DA: Origins Awakening.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By HP on April 17, 2010
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Its from the same author as the Origins guide, mainly same organization of topics.Little diference in the "right to the point" attitude because this is just an expansion game and most of the plot and mayor secrets are revealed as you go. The guide would be mainly, as the one for Origins, for those gamers that would like to achieve everything on a playthough. In overall the guide provides decent coverage of secrets, characters and multiple choises for those decisive momets in the game.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Patrick on May 9, 2010
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I guess I just don't Like this authors style. This guide is 70% useless graphs about weapons and armor types which I would say are a waste of paper since they don't tell you anything other than stats. Perhaps if they told you where to actually find the weapons it may help. For some reason all this guy puts for side quests is a short paragraphs in random order. I fail to understand why he needs to say see other quest and then not even give a page number for quests that can be done consequentially. It annoying flipping through lots of pages to find something that matches up during game play. I missed some quests due to the poor organization of the guide. This guide is useless for battle strategy especially if you've played Origins. I wanted a good quest guide and this one failed miserably. It is worse than the one for Origins.(see my review of that guide as this ones more of the same.) Don't buy it you can do without and save some cash. There are better sources for this game online. I have finally learned my lesson... I will not buy another guide by Mike Searle.
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5 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Orca875 on April 10, 2010
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This guide has all you need to breeze through the game with ease! Well written and very specific when dealing with main story quest and all side quests in game. The maps are well labled and help greatly when trying to complete all quests available in a timely order. If you have play many games like Dragon Age before dealing with several quests you know the major problem in doing the quests is, (A.) Finding out what to do to start the quest. and (B.) Where to go to complete the quest. These two things alone will have you running in circles for hours until you get lucky and run into the right character or spot in the game. With this guide you just go where you need to go and save yourself the headach!
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Shawn E. Batten on September 18, 2010
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Typical of Prima game guides, but this one seems to miss some minor hidden, or not so hidden items and features.
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By Mike on April 11, 2014
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this guide is really helpeful. explains step by step what and went have to do with this book the game is a little more easy
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By NayNay on December 29, 2013
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I'm a HUGE Dragon Age fan. Everything from the books to all the DLC and games. Everything you can get regarding Dragon Age. This guide SUCKS. You'll do better with the dragon age wikia.
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By Richard W. Doty on March 30, 2013
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I purchased this as the same time at the same time I purchased Awakening. Even if you're not into using walkthroughs, it's still worth buying to understand team dynamics and how different styles work.
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