Bioware Reveals Dragon Age Toolset Details

August 29, 2008


Leading video game developer
BioWare™, a division of Electronic Arts Inc., today announced that it will
continue in the studio’s long tradition of delivering powerful content-creations
to the gaming community by releasing the Dragon Age™ Toolset. BioWare will be
presenting the Dragon Age™ Toolset at the Penny Arcade Expo in the Washington
State Convention & Trade Center today through Sunday. Designed specifically for
the highly-anticipated Role-playing PC game Dragon Age™: Origins, the Dragon Age
Toolset provides players with developer-grade tools that will allow them to
produce their own content.

Attendees of the Penny Arcade Expo
will be the first ever to see the new toolset in action as BioWare will provide
a live demonstration of some of its exciting features and capabilities. The
Dragon Age Toolset will be part of a stage demonstration during the Penny Arcade
Expo at 1:30pm, August 31, on the main stage at the Washington State Convention
& Trade Center in Seattle, Washington. Key features include:

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.

For more information about Dragon
Age: Origins, the latest updates, or to join BioWare’s Dragon Age community,