Dragon Age: Origins

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This mod gives you the option to skip the Fade.

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Name: Skip the Fade
Version: 1.5
Date: 3/25/2010
Category: Gameplay Effects and Changes
Author: hdhd
Source: http://www.dragonagenexus.com/downloads/file.php?id=816

This mod is intended for everyone who like me hates the Fade. I always had problems finding a way out of this labyrinth, so I created this mod (partly also because of a request in the forums).
When you defeat Duncan and use the pedestal, you will be teleported to each of your companion's nightmares. If all companions are rescued, just click on the pedestal and you will be teleported to the Sloth Demon. From there on all will proceed as usual: kill the Sloth Demon, Neil appears and you are teleported back to the Circle Tower.

- You will be teleported to each of your companion's nightmares.
- If all companion quests are done, you will teleported to the final boss.
- You get all the attribute points, codex entries and XP you normally would get, when you complete the Fade.
- Attribute Points:
Strength: 4
Dexterity: 4
Willpower: 4
Magic: 2
Cunning: 5
Constitution: 2
Total = 21
- Codex Entries:
Codex 013: Ghoul
Codex 014: Golem
Codex 022: Rat
Codex 027: Sloth Demon
Codex 031: Wisp
Codex 063: The Rite of Annulment
Codex 065: The Black City
Codex 075: Hierachy of the Circle
Codex 076: History of the Circle
Codex 078: The Harrowing
Codex 080: Maleficarum
Codex 083: The Cardinal Rules of Magic
Codex 085: The Four Schools of Magic: Creation
Codex 086: The Four Schools of Magic: Entropy
Codex 087: The Four Schools of Magic: Primal
Codex 088: The Four Schools of Magic: Spirit
Codex 089: Beyond the Veil: Spirits and Demons
Codex 092: The Veil
Codex 283: Stealth
Codex 292: Shapeshifting: Burning Man Form
Codex 293: Shapeshifting: Golem Form
Codex 294: Fade Shapeshifting (Mouse)
Codex 295: Shapeshifting: Spirit Form

DAZIP Installation
1. Open "C:\Program Files\Dragon Age\bin_ship\daupdater.exe"
2. Select the DAZIP file and click on "Install Selected"

Manual Installation
1. Copy the "cir000ip_fade_pedistal.ncs" file to "My Documents\BioWare\Dragon Age\packages\core\override"

1.5, 2010/03/25 - Added Rat codex when you're not Human Noble (thanks to Nanaski for finding this bug)
1.4, 2010/03/12 - Corrected XP (e.g for level 9 about 1000xp less), added Codex 283: Stealth and Codex 013: Ghoul, fixed a bug when you're alone in the Fade, you can't click on the last Fade Pedistal multiple times anymore, added kills to the statistic, added shapeshifting forms, removed Lyrium Codex because you can get it when you click on a Lyrium Vein.
1.3, 2010/03/07 - Added XP. I miscounted probably some values so there could be a bit too much or too little XP, but roughly it should be correct.
1.2, 2010/03/06 - Added the two missing nightmares: Shale, Dog. Fixed a bug when Wynne isn't in the party.
1.1, 2010/03/04 - Added all missing codex entries. The addon now works without dialog files, see description and details for further information.
1.0, 2010/03/02 - Initial release.

You can find me on DragonAgeNexus as 'hdhd'

Thanks to Bioware for creating Dragon Age: Origins.
Thanks to dragonagenexus.com for the a one-stop-shop resource for authors and players.
Thanks to LHammonds for the Readme Generator this file was based on.
Thanks to Alehazar for a savegame.

Tools Used
Dragon Age Toolset - http://dragonage.bioware.com/toolset/
Readme Generator - http://lhammonds.game-host.org/obmm/tools_readme_generator1.asp