Making my way through Inquisition for the first time and, surprisingly finding myself enjoying it a great deal, just don't ever ever ever do Requisition missions.
I find a lot of the characters irritatingly twee with each passing hour though, (despite this Inky ended up romancing Sera somehow) I really do not like the new camera perspective for most conversations or certainly the dialogue system of ticking boxes at times, got a serious case of bloat as I'm 100+ hours in with only just now having finished the Wicked Eyes and Wicked Hearts quest line but I have not tackled anything else yet in terms of the main quest.
It's a pity because I feel it might be much stronger had certain areas got condensed or merged, for example I really enjoyed the Emerald Graves, but the Exalted Planes? Just the aforementioned but insufferably dull.
It's also bizarre right after recently playing the previous entries how I rarely feel as though I'm making choices in any of the secondary or tertiary quests this, makes it feel more like an action adventure, outside the primary quests and I do not see myself replaying this ever possibly for that reason mainly.
You simply don't get many opportunities to define who your Inquisitor might be outside of the major decisions, I don't begrudge Bioware trying something a bit different here but I hope the following game manages to strike a balance between this and Origins' razor sharp focus, oh and I will appreciate more authentic armors back also thank you.
I know that's a lot of complaining so far but, I genuinely am enjoying the gameplay loop for the most part though, I think it mostly strikes the right balance between the two prior entries and with refinement could be truly great in addition the variety's a massive step up (the dragons, the wildlife, the environments) from prior Dragon Ages in everything you can think of apart from diversity of playstyles themselves that feel quite limited compared to Origins but that's something true of both II and III.
Oh and I want to throw Vivienne off that balcony, just a bit anyway, but that's just on the money for things this lacks compared to Dragon Age in terms of roleplaying I don't really have the option to give them a stern talking to about the constant insults even after helping them considerably.
I actually really like the crafting, that I can say for not many of this genre, it could do with a slight bit of simplification but for the most part I really enjoy it, blowing an entire afternoon farming the Demon's Advocate to make excellent armor for everyone's a hoot.
I don't feel awful about that because I'm playing this on Nightmare for the Achievements and it is still plenty tough in places here and there.
I have done everything available in Ferelden but the DLCs that I'm saving for before the main quests, now I'm tackling what I assume to be three bloody deserts and the Emprise Du Lion, I will let you all know if anything noteworthy springs to mind at a later date- I'm not very good at conciously chronicling adventures.