With the 6 nation now on and St Davids day just around the corner . It came to me that one gaming list have never been done before. As a fellow Welsh man and gamer i have always noticed Celtic art and relatives stories based on the history and common mythologies of my country with connections of fantasy .But in the light of the media both with film and video games they seem to relate celtic ideals to other countries like Scotland and Ireland. When ever i actually come across any relation of wales in video games it always brings a smile to my face and i’m sure there may be just a few more out there that do .
Here is a compiled a list of all the Welsh characters that i have came across on such games. To kick it off i bring you Lolo FitzOwenis
Iolo FitzOwenis one of the most famed bards in Britannia, and a bowyer famous for his crossbows. He is married to Gwenno, and he is the creator of the melody for the famous song, “Stones”, for which Gwenno wrote lyrics.
He owns a talking horse, Smith, who constantly makes sarcastic comments about the Avatar.He is the inventor of the triple crossbow, a weapon capable of firing up to three crossbow bolts at once, and he owns two bow shops.
Koudelka is a role-playing game developed by Sacnoth for the Sony PlayStation.Released on December 16, 1999 . The Game is set in 1898 in Walsh Valley of Aberystwyth. The game follows the mysterious occurrences surrounding Nemeton Monastery and the three protagonists who, by chance, are forced to investigate its dark history
This is a sequel to kodelka made by mostly the same team . The player comes across ” A small country which is part of the British Isles, it is the Holy Land mentioned in the Emigre Manuscript,
and the ancient land of the druids”. The locations that the player of the game can visit are Nemeton Monastery (and its subsequent ruins , Roger’s House ,Neamto Float and not only to be placed at the Rhondda Mine
Sir Ben Kingsley’s Plays as the Welsh brogue, In The big Xbox exclusive.
Dragon Age II
This is an online role-playing game named after the cycle of Welsh mythology known as The Mabinogion.
Ni No Kuni
Drippy is a fairy who serves as Oliver’s companion and guide in Ni No Kuni. Drippy is voiced by a Welsh actor and his dialogue is peppered with the local vernacular.
With lines as such as “run for your ruddy lives!”.
Studio Ghibli has been known to use Wales in previous film instalments, and now seems to be carrying in to the Game side of the Media , Which is allll ruddy good like !.
Red Dead Red Redemption
The last Welsh character to appear in a mainstream game was Alwyn Lloyd, or ‘Welsh’ as he was cleverly nicknamed, who makes a very brief appearance in Red Dead Redemption..
The Witcher , A big game series that recently released the third instalment for the PS4. It’s feature multiple Welsh reverences. Including Town names , Cards games , Town people with welsh accents and playable characters with strong Welsh names
World Of Warcraft
The Molten Corgi a Welsh Breed of dog thats features on the MMORPG game WoW . Players will be able to use this cute little feller and a trusty companion
With flame power take downs done properly ,used in the pet battles. a few Welsh cakes may be in order to say ta!.
Xenoblade Chronicles 2
Thanks for checking out my post . If yourself know of any further Welshies in video games , go ahead and comment in the box I’ll be sure includes and update this post . remember anhygoel Cymraeg gamers gêm ar !