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BioWare writer David Gaider believes his personally penned Dragon Age character, Dorian, may be "controversial in some corners," but "a fully realized character to fans in the end." Dorian, a gay mage from Tevinter, joins the cast of Dragon Age: Inquisition having rejected the ruling hierarchy of h...

July 1st 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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A BioWare fan recently asked David Gaider, lead writer for the Dragon Age series, if the company had considered making a game without romance subplots. Gaider responded that it's been a temptation, but he believes it's something BioWare not only does well, but is also something few other developers...

January 26th 2014 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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A "hump of assumptions" can stand in the way of creating and including lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender characters in video games today, said David Gaider, lead writer for the Dragon Age series at BioWare. Speaking on an EA-populated panel at GaymerX in San Francisco today, Gaider and colleagu...

August 4th 2013 at 12:06am 0 Comments
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BioWare's Mike Laidlaw (who just joined Twitter!) was up at PAX in Seattle last weekend, dropping a few hints on future Dragon Age 2 DLC, as well as what Bioware is planning for the next iteration in the series, Dragon Age 3. Neogaf has kindly summarized a few reports on the panel, and we'll go...

August 31st 2011 at 12:30am 0 Comments
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Dragon Age: Asunder, BioWare Lead Writer David Gaider's third novel set in the fantasy realm, will arrive in "late 2011." Gaider had previously chronicled the world of Thedas with Dragon Age: The Stolen Throne and Dragon Age: The Calling -- oh yeah, and both games. Asunder will jump off from Drag...

June 15th 2011 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Dragon Age senior writer David Gaider, who also penned the game's prequel novels, has come to the defense of the studio's decision to include same-sex romances in its games. Gaider posted in the BioWare Forums that as long as game romances "of any kind are optional" (and need to be actively pursued...

December 23rd 2010 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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As with Mass Effect, BioWare's upcoming title, Dragon Age: Origins, will receive a prequel novel. Dragon Age: The Stolen Throne is written by David Gaider, senior writer at BioWare. He previously worked on Knights of the Old Republic, Neverwinter Nights and Baldur's Gate 2.The book will be availabl...

January 15th 2009 at 10:07am 0 Comments
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How would you compare what you've done with the story in Dragon Age to what you did with Baldur's Gate?Dragon Age is a huge game, much like Baldur's Gate. I don't know that we'd ever make a game as big as Baldur's Gate again, though. That game was just ridiculously huge. That said, there is somethin...

September 4th 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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BioWare's return to PC as a primary platform has been met with rapture and glee from the PC gaming crowd. The development chops of the Canadian company are almost impossible to question, with hit after hit being released from its Edmonton headquarters. Now the reunion with keyboard and mouse is acco...

September 4th 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments