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[Mass Effect] - Headbutting and Face Punching For The Fate Of Humanity!

The Dude With HerpesThe Dude With Herpes Registered User regular
edited February 2010 in Games and Technology
I stole much of this OP Shamelessly from BlackDove:
HAY HOW DOES X WEAPON COMPARE TO Y WEAPON?
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Ah yes, 'Reapers'
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Wiki wrote:
Mass Effect is an award-winning, bestselling series of science fiction RPG third person shooters developed by the Canadian company BioWare and released on the Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows. The first game takes place in the year 2183, with the player assuming the role of an elite human soldier named Commander Shepard, set out to explore the Galaxy on a starship, the SSV Normandy. The Xbox 360 edition was released worldwide in November 2007 published by Microsoft Game Studios. The Windows edition was released on May 28, 2008, published by Electronic Arts. The first downloadable content package, Bring Down the Sky, was released on March 10, 2008 (with a PC version released on July 29, 2008) The second downloadable content package, Pinnacle Station, was released on August 25, 2009 for the PC and Xbox 360.


Essentially everything you need to know about the first Mass Effect game is located here.

Alternately, you can trawl through the old OP.


If you've got Steam issues with the first game, a good place to look for information is by clicking on this sentence.



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Release Date:

It's already been released for the Xbox 360 and the TurboGrafx 16. Why haven't you bought it already?
What is wrong with you?

Screenshots:

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Videos/Media:

Most can be found here.

Interviews and other videos can be found here.


Additional Info:

If you really NEED to contact Commander Shepard, we have his facebook.

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ANSWERS TO ALL YOUR QUESTIONS REGARDING MASS EFFECT 2 ARE LOCATED HERE, COURTESY OF GIANTBOMB.
THE PAGE DETAILS THE ENTIRE GAME, SO SPOILERS ARE ABOUND. BE WARNED.


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Mass Effect Soundtrack music can be pretty much found on YouTube, but you should buy it to get the full effect of the lossless bitrate.

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Mass Effect 1 save compendium for those of you that want to import characters in but have lost your own/haven't played the game due to being a heretic.


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FIX FOR FREEZING ON THE LOADING SCREEN
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  • The Dude With HerpesThe Dude With Herpes Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    If someone has a better suggestion for a title, feel free to let me know.

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  • WatcherqWatcherq Registered User
    edited February 2010
    Heh, shouldn't it be "Humanity's sake"? 8-)

    New thread smells nice:lol:

  • FeriluceFeriluce Adrift on the morning star. Hoquiam, WARegistered User regular
    edited February 2010
    My N7 Hoodie from the Bioware store was delivered the other day. It's nice.

  • WatcherqWatcherq Registered User
    edited February 2010
    Question to run this on a laptop (horrors!)

    It has a T7300 proc and NV140M video chip. Good enough with lowered gfx quality?

    Please say yes... I can't afford to get a desktop until my contract is confirmed renewed... D:

  • AegeriAegeri Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Like other people have said, not all of the relays have been explored. In ME1 at least there were some planet descriptions that mentioned turian dreadnoughts going through some relay and getting blown up or some shit. I mean, the current galactic civilization didn't even discover the relay in our solar system until, well, we did

    My pet theory is this is how they control many relays (and solve the "mining out the galaxy" problem). Some relays I bet have to be activated one way, so you can't find some systems unless a space faring civilization activates it. This would let them have immensely powerful control over race development and prevent a promising future harvest target from being bombarded in the caveman stage.

  • Zilla360Zilla360 Spaaaace! In Space.Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Spoiler:

  • AegeriAegeri Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Zilla360 wrote: »
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  • mere_immortalmere_immortal So tasty!Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Zilla360 wrote: »
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  • reVersereVerse Never odd or even Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Zilla360 wrote: »
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  • The Dude With HerpesThe Dude With Herpes Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Aegeri wrote: »
    Zilla360 wrote: »
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    Yeah and I think AVINA only mentions the souvenir stand on that level; it's easy to miss.

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  • Forever ZefiroForever Zefiro Frame Runner Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Feriluce wrote: »
    My N7 Hoodie from the Bioware store was delivered the other day. It's nice.

    I'm waiting for the next pre-order. I want one so bad.

    Kind of a hard thing to judge, but how would you say the size fit is? I always struggle between Medium and Large.

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  • BlackDoveBlackDove Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Nah, I made that OP from scratch.

    That's how sad I am.

  • Fig-DFig-D Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Samara Loyalty Spoilers:
    Spoiler:

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  • Forever ZefiroForever Zefiro Frame Runner Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Also, just got to Illium:
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  • PancakePancake Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    BlackDove wrote: »
    Nah, I made that OP from scratch.

    That's how sad I am.

    Too bad you didn't make the new thread. You wouldn't have forgotten the most important thing.

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  • The Dude With HerpesThe Dude With Herpes Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Pancake wrote: »
    BlackDove wrote: »
    Nah, I made that OP from scratch.

    That's how sad I am.

    Too bad you didn't make the new thread. You wouldn't have forgotten the most important thing.

    wat?

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  • PancakePancake Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Pancake wrote: »
    BlackDove wrote: »
    Nah, I made that OP from scratch.

    That's how sad I am.

    Too bad you didn't make the new thread. You wouldn't have forgotten the most important thing.

    wat?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O92m-yy4gGk

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  • BlackDoveBlackDove Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Pancake wrote: »
    Pancake wrote: »
    BlackDove wrote: »
    Nah, I made that OP from scratch.

    That's how sad I am.

    Too bad you didn't make the new thread. You wouldn't have forgotten the most important thing.

    wat?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O92m-yy4gGk

    I was about to do that, but then you beat me to it.

    Now?

    Water all over the keyboard.

    Truly, the council Turian is the icon of our generation.

  • The Dude With HerpesThe Dude With Herpes Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Fine!

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  • AegeriAegeri Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    I will delight in shooting him in the face in ME3.

    Wait, he's already dead. Scratch that.

  • Frosty the Snow PlowFrosty the Snow Plow Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Fourth Playthrough.

    Help me dear god I can't stop myself.

  • Forever ZefiroForever Zefiro Frame Runner Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    In his defense, The Reapers is a pretty lame name. I'd have trouble believing some galaxy ending force of super AI synthetics was named that.

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  • AegeriAegeri Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    I'd have called them the impending "Snuggly synthetic death" myself.

  • mynameisguidomynameisguido Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    As bad as the Turian councilman is, in many ways it's much worse if it's an all human Council
    Spoiler:

    That moment with the Council made me wonder why the hell I saved them. And then I made a new character and found out the alternative is probably worse.

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  • PancakePancake Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    In his defense, The Reapers is a pretty lame name. I'd have trouble believing some galaxy ending force of super AI synthetics was named that.

    Well, the Protheans came up with that lame name. The Reapers probably call themselves something else. The geth certainly don't call them Reapers.

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  • BlackDoveBlackDove Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Pancake wrote: »
    In his defense, The Reapers is a pretty lame name. I'd have trouble believing some galaxy ending force of super AI synthetics was named that.

    Well, the Protheans came up with that lame name. The Reapers probably call themselves something else. The geth certainly don't call them Reapers.

    Well, you gotta call them something.

    Reapers fits, because they reap what they sow.

    Entire organic civilizations.

  • Frosty the Snow PlowFrosty the Snow Plow Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    The Geth name for them perpetuates my mental image of them all as Lovecraftian synthetic old gods.

  • SalmonOfDoubtSalmonOfDoubt Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    So I'm on my second playthrough with my Sentinel, and I'm having trouble getting the
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    mission to trigger. I've recruited all the party members and still nothing. The ME wiki blithely mentions that apparently it won't trigger on any playthroughs except the first, which is troubling. Is it actually impossible to do more than one playthrough with the same character? I'd figure not, but...

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  • AegeriAegeri Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    The Geth name for them perpetuates my mental image of them all as Lovecraftian synthetic old gods.

    That was probably the entire point.

  • Frosty the Snow PlowFrosty the Snow Plow Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    So I'm on my second playthrough with my Sentinel, and I'm having trouble getting the
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    mission to trigger. I've recruited all the party members and still nothing. The ME wiki blithely mentions that apparently it won't trigger on any playthroughs except the first, which is troubling. Is it actually impossible to do more than one playthrough with the same character? I'd figure not, but...

    The thing that won't trigger is Advanced Weapon Training. You can complete NG+ runs.
    Aegeri wrote: »
    The Geth name for them perpetuates my mental image of them all as Lovecraftian synthetic old gods.

    That was probably the entire point.

    True. That's basically what they came off as, just...a little more blatant, when the vanguard of your destruction was all "YOU CAN'T COMPREHEND US".

    Doing it wrong.

  • Forever ZefiroForever Zefiro Frame Runner Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    BlackDove wrote: »
    Pancake wrote: »
    In his defense, The Reapers is a pretty lame name. I'd have trouble believing some galaxy ending force of super AI synthetics was named that.

    Well, the Protheans came up with that lame name. The Reapers probably call themselves something else. The geth certainly don't call them Reapers.

    Well, you gotta call them something.

    Reapers fits, because they reap what they sow.

    Entire organic civilizations.

    I know, I just wish Bioware could've come up with something better. The Reapers just makes me think of some indie band.

    Let's name them The Killers. Because they kill everything.

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  • AegeriAegeri Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    It's worth noting this is irrelevant to begin with on any "originality" point as antagonists they are basically ripped directly out of H.P Lovecraft kicking and screaming. The collectors for example:
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    So really the reapers are basically synthetic great old ones with their eons old age and far more advanced technology. That the geth have a name for them that solidifies this point even more is not surprising. Personally I prefer the geth name because it's more directly Lovecraftian.

  • JucJuc Registered User
    edited February 2010
    blatantly stolen from SA's forums.


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  • Phoenix1985Phoenix1985 Registered User
    edited February 2010
    As bad as the Turian councilman is, in many ways it's much worse if it's an all human Council
    Spoiler:

    That moment with the Council made me wonder why the hell I saved them. And then I made a new character and found out the alternative is probably worse.

    About ten times worse.
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  • DisruptorX2DisruptorX2 Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Pancake wrote: »
    In his defense, The Reapers is a pretty lame name. I'd have trouble believing some galaxy ending force of super AI synthetics was named that.

    Well, the Protheans came up with that lame name. The Reapers probably call themselves something else. The geth certainly don't call them Reapers.

    Felshadow deathspawn.

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  • Frosty the Snow PlowFrosty the Snow Plow Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Juc wrote: »

    (I don't get it)

  • JucJuc Registered User
    edited February 2010
    Juc wrote: »

    (I don't get it)

    It's a play on words to make a joke about the origin of the Reapers in ME.

    Those people in the picture with the scythes are Reapers, which is to say they're farmhands cutting plants with scythes.

    They are wishing to create mechanical reapers to do that job.


    And then the joke is that implies that the horribly old timey people in the picture create the giant machines that wipe out all organic life every 50,000 years.

  • Frosty the Snow PlowFrosty the Snow Plow Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Juc wrote: »
    Juc wrote: »

    (I don't get it)

    It's a play on words to make a joke about the origin of the Reapers in ME.

    Those people in the picture with the scythes are Reapers, which is to say they're farmhands cutting plants with scythes.

    They are wishing to create mechanical reapers to do that job.


    And then the joke is that implies that the horribly old timey people in the picture create the giant machines that wipe out all organic life every 50,000 years.

    Was following until the last part.

    But now I do have a funny image of a combine harvester Reaper in space. So that works!

  • DangerbirdDangerbird Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Zilla360 wrote: »
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    Don't forget to pick up some Tummy Tingling Tuchanka Sauce while you're there!

  • tofutofu Registered User regular
    edited February 2010
    Spoiler:

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