Archive for the ‘Under the Hood’ Category

Preventing the Toolset from Breaking Your Game

November 13, 2009 16 comments

Honestly this is one of the first tutorials I should have posted, but it totally slipped my mind.  Once you start doing something as a habit, its easy to forget that you are doing it.  Many people are having problems with the toolset, after making mods, causing their single player game to not work properly.

In this article we’ll take a look at why that happens, and how you can reduce the chances of this happening.

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Categories: Tutorials, Under the Hood

[Under The Hood] A Closer Look at Items

November 11, 2009 9 comments

In this column that I call “Under the Hood”, we’re going to dig deeper into how items work in Dragon Age: Origins.  We’ll take a look at items both in the toolset,but also dig deeper into 2da files, and scripts.

Items in Dragon Age are pretty much anything you can have in your inventory.  They may or may not be equippable, but they can always (as far as I can tell) be put into your inventory and carried around with you.

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Categories: Under the Hood