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David Gaider

David Gaider lives in Edmonton, Alberta, and is a senior writer at BioWare's Edmonton studio, where he has worked since 1999. He is the Lead Writer of Dragon Age: Origins, Dragon Age II, Dragon Age: Inquisition and is responsible for story and setting design. Prior to that, he worked on such titles as Baldur's Gate 2, Baldur's Gate 2: Throne of Bhaal, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, and Neverwinter Nights (as well as its expansions).

Dragon Age: Origins

He is responsible for writing Zevran Arainai, Alistair, Cailan, Morrigan, Shale,[1] and a large part of Duncan. David Gaider also created the Dalish Elf Origin, Human Noble Origin, and the Nature of the Beast and Arl of Redcliffe questlines.[2]

Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening

Gaider wrote Anders, Nathaniel Howe, and Justice[3] in Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening.

Dragon Age II

Gaider wrote Cassandra Pentaghast, Fenris, Orsino, and Meredith Stannard in Dragon Age II.

Dragon Age: Inquisition

Gaider wrote Cassandra Pentaghast and Dorian.

Other works

He penned the prequel novels Dragon Age: The Stolen Throne and Dragon Age: The Calling, as well as Dragon Age: Asunder. He also wrote the stories for the comics Dragon Age: The Silent Grove, Dragon Age: Those Who Speak and Dragon Age: Until We Sleep.


External links


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  4. David Gaider Twitter

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