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5% Pride by aimo 5% Pride by aimo
Apparently according to Bioware telemetrics, only 5% of overall Dragon Age: Origins playthroughs are of Dwarf Origins.

So here we are. Brosca midriff makes this piece, tbh ^3^

Medium: Brush pen, copic markers, photoshop
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:iconsylphstarwind:
sylphstarwind Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015
rofl noice, I'm not too surprised the masses prefer something taller and skinnier (i.e. supermodels) but your affinity for dwarves has certainly served us all well!
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boogy-man964 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2014
Why would you play as anything but a dwarf.
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:iconcmy187:
CMY187 Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014
Hell yeah make me one of the 5% too. The other 95% are missing out on the two best Origins in the entire game.
Dwarves will always be my favourite fantasy race (I really dislike elves, so I have no problem with them being mostly a slave race in the Dragon Age franchise)

If you don't mind me sharing, here's a summary/description I made of my favourite ever Origins-Awakening Warden (a dwarf, of course)
www.fanfiction.net/~cmy187
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:iconcirce3173:
Circe3173 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014
My two main saves in Origins are dwarves: Sereda Aeducan and Faren Brosca <3
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:iconjxmftw:
JXMftw Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014
What is so great about humans and elves? Dwarves are my favourite fantasy race in any franchise. Dwarf commoner is my number 1 origin, closely followed by dwarven noble. 5% pride, absolutely.
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:iconsternguard:
Sternguard Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2014
Dang elves stealing all the love from us hugable dwarves!
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TardyBag Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014
I never played a dwarf but I find them adorable! I could still play as one but I think going through the game three times in Origins is enough for me.
I will definitely be playing dwarf in Inquisition though. I got a name for her and everything. I can't wait! :)
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:iconmoya-no-baka:
Moya-no-Baka Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2014
I would wear that shirt.

Dwarf all the way!
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:iconearthward:
earthward Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013
Dwarf commoner is my second favorite start, behind mage (elf and human essentially the same). Then comes city elf, then dwarf noblehen human noble.
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BinkuMuja Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2013
I actually decided to leave my dwarven routes for last. Mostly because I really want to see what happens when you return to Orz as a dwarf on either side of the fence-and I know if I went with them too early I would've been spoiled completely for certain characters. But I have both my Dwarves all rolled up and ready to go (to save time so I can hit the ground running) but I have to go back a few saves in my dalish elf route because I missed a few things origin specific there before I can pick up on Beryl or Jet. (my Aeducan and Duster respectively)

It'll be even funnier when I transfer my duster's save-because he's hunting down Morrigan and his baby whether she likes it or not.
Metal

However, I must admit I am more inclined towards mage specific characters (human mostly) but I did find the dwarve's to be complete beast's in combat if stat's are played right. (Sigrun the untouchable!)
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Cat-Star4 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You convinced me to play the Dwarf Origins! Thanks for this!
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:icontaiyama:
Taiyama Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Dwarves don't have magic.

That's pretty much the sole reason for me. I always play mages in fantasy games.
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Baroness-Mary-Sue Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ah, I'm apart of the 15%. However, I must agree that dwarves are adorable <3
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:iconk3ttch:
k3ttch Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2013
OMG, Brosca's got a Happy Trail!
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Mademon Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2013
I completed Origins 12 times: 3 DN, 1 DC, 3HM, 3HN & 2CE. So 25% of my playthroughs were of Dwarf Origins ... and I even would have expected that to be higher. Dwarven Noble was my first experience with DAO, and still my favorite.
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Madmoonie Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Dwarves are simply concentrated AWESOME!
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kakashi9119 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2013
really? well im proud to be part of the 5% ^-^
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:iconpistachioinfernal:
PistachioInfernal Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013
True dat duster! Dwarf pride represent!
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ShadowsHeir500 Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013
I'm more of an elf person overall, but I freely admit that the dwarf origins are some of the best-written and best role-played in the game. I'm also finishing a playthrough with one, so count me in as part of the 5%.
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blackwolfmajik Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013
Actually, I just started playing through a Dwarf Commoner game and was pleasantly surprised to see Leske is the same voice actor as Varric!
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vladstronsy Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Student Digital Artist
ಠ_ಠ What.
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:iconmattokenzi:
Mattokenzi Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Yay 5% (Yeah I can't resist the dwarf)
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RedLink9000 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013
The only reason I haven't done one is because I look at yours and there is no way for any of the characters I envision to match up to yours... soooo..I fail
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KamiChamaKarinFan Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I played as a dwarven noble once, and I was quite happy I' m with Harrowmont. That b$@&#=+& Bhelen deserves the deep roads with only an iron dagger. D:< but honestly, i need to play as a dwarf more xD
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Cassivillianous Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013
Seriously, half the dang reason I got that game was to play a dwarf. Brosca!!!
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saiyanprincesscat Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Can't trust statistics, but I bet that's not too off. Origins is one of those games you need to experience multiple times. Both dwarf origin stories are great!
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AzureAsian Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2012
Methinks its just the "registered" games that are a part of the statistic...

And Noble Dwarf playthrough for the win; it was my first playthrough of the game and the ONLY one I've completed thus far. I really need to get back on the game.
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EmpressRan Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012
Then they're missing out on some of the most heartwarming RPG parts of the game. Playing as a Dwarf Princess or a Dwarf Commoner were my more emotional stories of the game.
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YYz9K-101 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013
I agree, both Dwarf origins as well as Human Noble and City elf were the most emotionally involving, IMO
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SuperBuster Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
wow
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:iconarmonis:
Armonis Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2012
My first character was a Dwarf Noble Warrior. He died valiantly to save everyone, without getting it on with Morrigan.
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BelleDreamer Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2012
My first DA:O playthrough was completed on a f!Aeducan.
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vixias Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012
Dwarf origin is one of my favorites, both of them! I'm really disappointed in the number of Cousland origins, bleh worse than the Dalish in my opinion! Personally I'm a city-elf girl, but can't deny a love for them dwarves <3
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LobsterBorn Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
GO DWARF ORIGINS!!
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:icontheunbrilliant:
theunbrilliant Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012  Professional General Artist
Aha x3 I played a dwarf :3 I like it.
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Eidolon-Grey Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
seriously? Everyone I know played through as Dwarves... that seems really weird!
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scorrius Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012
I AM THE 5%
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Catgirl4404 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012
Only 5% ? where did they get this knowledge?
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:iconthehereticmike:
TheHereticMike Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2012
Wait...WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAT? The Dwarf Noble Story was the best in the damn game! =/
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:iconscorrius:
scorrius Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012
I agree
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:iconkichinia:
kichinia Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Really? Only 5%? How odd!
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AelitaFairytale Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012
Hehe its nice to see people who played as Dwarf Commoners like I did. Its my fav origin right now. I love the whole feel how when it starts you have to fight your way out of the hole you live in and at the ending you earn and have it all :)
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Akatsuki-Blaze Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
How odd. Lady Aeducan is what I played as the first time I played DA:O, and so far, that's still my favorite origin
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ImmaculateReprobate Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sucks that the best origin in the game(Dwarf Noble) is overlooked. Ah well.. Don't mind being a part of the 5%.
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ArchangelNathaniel Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Only 5 %? I played dwarven origins so many times! Commoner and Noble both genders! In fact those origins are the most interesting. Especially when playing as male Aeducan. Anyway I love your pic! Very well done :clap:
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Boxohobo Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I might play as a Dwarf when I go for an honesty run.
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Shaleene1 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Dwarven is my fav by far. I am all for dwarves... DAO dwarves!
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Chyanime Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012  Student General Artist
Hm...
Was actuallying thinking of making my next playthrough a dwarf. Just cuz I bloody curse like one XD
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RedRacoon09 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Dorf bush = NO....
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Ivybellania Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012
Part of the 5% here!
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