You are one of the few who escaped the destruction of your home. Now, forced to fight for survival in an ever-changing world, you must gather the deadliest of allies, amass fame and fortune, and seal your place in history. This is the story of how the world changed forever. The legend of your Rise to Power begins now.
This replaces spiders almost entirely with Mabari, including models, animations and damage/stats, etc. They still make spider noises and have the appropriate names, although they don't drop from the ceiling anymore.
To install this mod:
Extract 'apr_nospiders.gda' and place it in 'Documents\BioWare\Dragon Age 2\packages\core\override'.