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[Mass Effect] Rambunctious Young Krogan Lasses

curly haired boycurly haired boy Your Friendly Neighborhood Torgue DealerRegistered User regular
edited August 2010 in Games and Technology
MASS EFFECT MOVIE IS HAPPENING NEIL BLOMKAMP PL0X

In the Mass Effect universe everybody is so nice and dresses so well
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Spoiler:

Kasumi is out, and she rocks: http://www.gametrailers.com/video/kasumi-trailer-mass-effect/63466?type=flv

Even the robot butler!

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LET THERE BE ALT COSTUMES!:
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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.

AND THE WIKI!

AND MASS EFFECT 2 GUIDE / WALKTHROUGH!

End-game hot tips:
Spoiler:

Want to play the class of kings? How to Vanguard 101

Just imagine that every post is being spoken in this tone.Airquotes

And the only true romance: Is that a new hairstyle?

Think Zaeed's a stone cold killer? He's not, and here's proof: Jessie - A Love Story

All aboard the Love Boat with Jacob Taylor: The Prize - Jacob Taylor

Kasanagi's early Christmas present to us; a mod that turns the widow into a fully automatic death machine:
Kasanagi wrote: »

Are you on your second+ game? Stop sweating the small stuff and install this: http://www.masseffectsaves.com/mods/kbo.zip

Features:
No startup movies
Infinite "Storm" AKA Sprint
Modified Krogun - 6 shot magazine, 24 spare ammo (40 after research upgrade), semi-automatic, high speed ROF.
Modified Widow - 6 shot magazine, 24 spare ammo, semi-automatic, high speed ROF (same as krogun's).

Just drop this in your Mass Effect 2 install folder under \BioGame\Config\PC\Cooked\ , make sure to backup your current coalesced.ini first, just in

case http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJj0_s6d5kM [URL="http://www.youtube.com/watch?

v=F4xFFV_uy8I"]

last, but hardly least, we have TychoCelchuuu's Mass Effect Facebook pages: one two three | FOUR!

oh, and
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  • ShrieveShrieve Game Designer CaliforniaRegistered User regular
    edited July 2010
    So this is the thread for the new Dragon Age game right? Heard they were putting some more action elements in the sequel.

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  • ButtcleftButtcleft Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    :
    Spoiler:

    Kasumi got a little too exited killing that guy and, well.. lets just say her next suit had to have a reinforced crotch

    that's it, I'm shutting this entire forum down, everyone thank buttcleft
  • NartwakNartwak Registered User
    edited July 2010
    Shrieve wrote: »
    So this is the thread for the new Dragon Age game right? Heard they were putting some more action elements in the sequel.

    sorry, this is the neckbeard thread. Your place to make fart jokes and look at monocle and stovepipe hat photoshops.

    Spoiler:
  • BlackDoveBlackDove Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    When's the next DLC coming after Overlord?

  • MalkorMalkor Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    So.

    I was all in the Dragon Age thread,

    talkin' 'bout Dragon Age 2.

    And I remembered that I didn't play either Mass Effect game.
    So I downloaded ME2s demo.

    I get it now. Will be buying the game asap. Is the first one worth starting with at all?

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  • jefe414jefe414 The dirtiest Sanchez TortugaRegistered User regular
    edited July 2010
    On Insanity, how powerful should I be before trying to tackle Overlord?

    Xbox Live: Jefe414
  • Dr. WormDr. Worm Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    BlackDove wrote: »
    When's the next DLC coming after Overlord?

    No word as of yet, IIRC.

  • SyngyneSyngyne Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Malkor wrote: »
    I get it now. Will be buying the game asap. Is the first one worth starting with at all?
    For story reasons, yes. Be warned that it's clunkier than ME2 in a lot of ways, but it's still worth playing.

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  • glithertglithert Snortin' K Luthor's towerRegistered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Malkor wrote: »
    So.

    I was all in the Dragon Age thread,

    talkin' 'bout Dragon Age 2.

    And I remembered that I didn't play either Mass Effect game.
    So I downloaded ME2s demo.

    I get it now. Will be buying the game asap. Is the first one worth starting with at all?

    Yes, and make sure to cut the council off at every opportunity you have

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  • SynthesisSynthesis Honda Today! Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Well, that explains the title.

    The first one is indeed worth playing, just be ready for the rather mediocre combat (collision detection problems, stupid enemies, stupid allies, drunk sniper action, etc.) Oh, and bugs. Still worth playing.

    Orca wrote: »
    Synthesis wrote:
    Isn't "Your sarcasm makes me wet," the highest compliment an Abh can pay a human?

    Only if said Abh is a member of the nobility.
  • ShrieveShrieve Game Designer CaliforniaRegistered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Malkor wrote: »
    So.

    I was all in the Dragon Age thread,

    talkin' 'bout Dragon Age 2.

    And I remembered that I didn't play either Mass Effect game.
    So I downloaded ME2s demo.

    I get it now. Will be buying the game asap. Is the first one worth starting with at all?

    You heathen.

    But as to picking up Mass Effect 1; it will probably depend on how much you enjoy hybrid RPGs. Overall the story is awesome and the entire arc of the game is very engaging, although it does start off pretty slow (the Citadel for example). However the combat is definitely not as polished as the sequel, particularly with some classes being kind of gimp. A lot of the combat comes down to max'ing out pistols and firing away. The Mako explorations can get pretty boring as well, but for the most part they aren't mandatory. Basically it's a great game but nowhere near as polished as 2.

    I personally couldn't think of touching 2 without playing through 1 at least once, but yrmv.

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  • SynthesisSynthesis Honda Today! Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Yeah, ME1's bugs in combat (with the exception of enemies getting stuck deep in walls or getting knocked down and locked out of the menu on Noveria) can be "overcome" by exploiting the fact that you can make weapons ridiculous powerful and enemies are usually too stupid to hit you.

    Honestly, I'm with a the people who recommend you just ignore the combat when it appears and embrace the whimsical story of adventure.

    Orca wrote: »
    Synthesis wrote:
    Isn't "Your sarcasm makes me wet," the highest compliment an Abh can pay a human?

    Only if said Abh is a member of the nobility.
  • Warlock82Warlock82 Never pet a burning dog Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Synthesis wrote: »
    Well, that explains the title.

    The first one is indeed worth playing, just be ready for the rather mediocre combat (collision detection problems, stupid enemies, stupid allies, drunk sniper action, etc.) Oh, and bugs. Still worth playing.

    Just play a vanguard and shotgun snipe everything. :P

    Also, yeah, just play ME1 on easy. Not that the game is really that hard on harder difficulties, but you get through the crummier gameplay faster so you can get to the good story bits.

    Nintendo Network ID: Warlock
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  • glithertglithert Snortin' K Luthor's towerRegistered User regular
    edited July 2010
    The biggest problem I have with the combat is those damn Asari Commandos. I'm playing through on hardcore, and every time I fight one, they just use barrier, then run right up to me knock me over, and stand there and shoot me while my teammates watch. I don't get it.

    At least I have the spectre weapons now, which largely seems to have solved the problem

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  • SynthesisSynthesis Honda Today! Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    On the other hand, while I'm sure any ME movie will be able to avoid ME1's crummy, bug-rid combat (but imagine how hilarious it would be to watch a male lead holster his gun only to have it keep firing for the whole scene or even the whole movie), I'm not too optimistic about an actual adaptation. That being said, the story does give a lot of leeway to specific details.

    Orca wrote: »
    Synthesis wrote:
    Isn't "Your sarcasm makes me wet," the highest compliment an Abh can pay a human?

    Only if said Abh is a member of the nobility.
  • DragkoniasDragkonias Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Video game rarely have good to movie ports. I mean, ME1's story is pretty cut and dry(though you would have to cut a bit) but they'll still mess it up somehow.

    Though I guess Legendary has a decent track record with the Batman movies, 300, Watchmen, and Inception.

    But they also funded Jonah Hex.

  • ButtcleftButtcleft Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Synthesis wrote: »
    On the other hand, while I'm sure any ME movie will be able to avoid ME1's crummy, bug-rid combat (but imagine how hilarious it would be to watch a male lead holster his gun only to have it keep firing for the whole scene or even the whole movie), I'm not too optimistic about an actual adaptation. That being said, the story does give a lot of leeway to specific details.

    movie of the year

    SHEPARD TURN YOUR GUN OFF I NEED TO TALK TO YOU

    Shepard just shrugs his shoulders and says its a glitch

    that's it, I'm shutting this entire forum down, everyone thank buttcleft
  • Warlock82Warlock82 Never pet a burning dog Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Can't read this from work, but Bioware says more Mass Effect comics are on the way:
    http://bit.ly/d0BMX5

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  • ButtcleftButtcleft Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    What if Mark Vanderloo got the role to play Shepard in the movie.

    I dont know if that'd be magnificent or horrifying.

    that's it, I'm shutting this entire forum down, everyone thank buttcleft
  • ShrieveShrieve Game Designer CaliforniaRegistered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Synthesis wrote: »
    I'm not too optimistic about an actual adaptation. That being said, the story does give a lot of leeway to specific details.

    Particularly on the details of Shepard. Come on we know default Shep would make for a boring generic sci fi action; Femshep all the way.

    They could even throw in some Liara scenes if they felt having a female lead might turn away some of the High School crowd...

    Buttcleft wrote: »
    What if Mark Vanderloo got the role to play Shepard in the movie.

    I dont know if that'd be magnificent or horrifying.

    He could play Udina and Shepard could punch him for being so generic.

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  • ButtcleftButtcleft Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    in Evolution we learn the Illusive Man is Daniel Jackson

    that's it, I'm shutting this entire forum down, everyone thank buttcleft
  • DragkoniasDragkonias Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Shrieve wrote: »
    Synthesis wrote: »
    I'm not too optimistic about an actual adaptation. That being said, the story does give a lot of leeway to specific details.

    Particularly on the details of Shepard. Come on we know default Shep would make for a boring generic sci fi action; Femshep all the way.

    They could even throw in some Liara scenes if they felt having a female lead might turn away some of the High School crowd...

    You do know Male and Femshep are almost completely interchangable personality-wise, right?

  • ButtcleftButtcleft Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Dragkonias wrote: »
    Shrieve wrote: »
    Synthesis wrote: »
    I'm not too optimistic about an actual adaptation. That being said, the story does give a lot of leeway to specific details.

    Particularly on the details of Shepard. Come on we know default Shep would make for a boring generic sci fi action; Femshep all the way.

    They could even throw in some Liara scenes if they felt having a female lead might turn away some of the High School crowd...

    You do know Male and Femshep are almost completely interchangable personality-wise, right?

    his point, I believe, is BOOBS

    that's it, I'm shutting this entire forum down, everyone thank buttcleft
  • SynthesisSynthesis Honda Today! Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Shrieve wrote: »
    Synthesis wrote: »
    I'm not too optimistic about an actual adaptation. That being said, the story does give a lot of leeway to specific details.

    Particularly on the details of Shepard. Come on we know default Shep would make for a boring generic sci fi action; Femshep all the way.

    They could even throw in some Liara scenes if they felt having a female lead might turn away some of the High School crowd...

    Liara scenes aside, female Shepard rather than male Shepard would be a rather unexpected twist in the genre, as far as I can tell. As far as sci-fi lead heroines you've got....Ripley....and....I guess one woman (count 'em) per Star Wars trilogy.

    Still, can't see it happening. Staying true to the source material/afraid of alienating the audience/people don't want female leads/whatever.

    EDIT: Also, Gilbert Godfried for Admiral Hackett. Because you know they'll never cast Lance Henriksen, that's against the rules. Go the whole nine yards then.

    Orca wrote: »
    Synthesis wrote:
    Isn't "Your sarcasm makes me wet," the highest compliment an Abh can pay a human?

    Only if said Abh is a member of the nobility.
  • OrcaOrca Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Dragkonias wrote: »
    Shrieve wrote: »
    Synthesis wrote: »
    I'm not too optimistic about an actual adaptation. That being said, the story does give a lot of leeway to specific details.

    Particularly on the details of Shepard. Come on we know default Shep would make for a boring generic sci fi action; Femshep all the way.

    They could even throw in some Liara scenes if they felt having a female lead might turn away some of the High School crowd...

    You do know Male and Femshep are almost completely interchangable personality-wise, right?

    All the top-hat wearing monocle cool guys agree that Femshep > Maleshep.

    evilthecat wrote: »
    "Bioware I want to suck on your teets of gamingness".

    The 2012 issue of Fornax. | Steam and Origin: Espressosaurus
  • SynthesisSynthesis Honda Today! Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Orca wrote: »
    Dragkonias wrote: »
    Shrieve wrote: »
    Synthesis wrote: »
    I'm not too optimistic about an actual adaptation. That being said, the story does give a lot of leeway to specific details.

    Particularly on the details of Shepard. Come on we know default Shep would make for a boring generic sci fi action; Femshep all the way.

    They could even throw in some Liara scenes if they felt having a female lead might turn away some of the High School crowd...

    You do know Male and Femshep are almost completely interchangable personality-wise, right?

    All the top-hat wearing monocle cool guys agree that Femshep > Maleshep.

    Hmm, that we do.

    Orca wrote: »
    Synthesis wrote:
    Isn't "Your sarcasm makes me wet," the highest compliment an Abh can pay a human?

    Only if said Abh is a member of the nobility.
  • ShrieveShrieve Game Designer CaliforniaRegistered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Dragkonias wrote: »
    Shrieve wrote: »
    Synthesis wrote: »
    I'm not too optimistic about an actual adaptation. That being said, the story does give a lot of leeway to specific details.

    Particularly on the details of Shepard. Come on we know default Shep would make for a boring generic sci fi action; Femshep all the way.

    They could even throw in some Liara scenes if they felt having a female lead might turn away some of the High School crowd...

    You do know Male and Femshep are almost completely interchangable personality-wise, right?

    Including male Shep's wooden, stale voice acting and Hale nailing both Renegage and Paragon personalities perfectly? Then yeah.

    But true in the movie how well the voice actors did has little bearing on who they pick as the lead.

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  • Ad astraAd astra Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Femshep sounds like she's downed a bottle of NyQuil with an Ambien chaser.

    Every line from her sounds to me like she is so bored, and just doesn't give a fuck.

  • SychocydeSychocyde Registered User
    edited July 2010
    I like Renegade Manshep if only because of how much of a douche he comes across as. Also, I find Paragon Manshep's awkward dadchat amusing, especially when he's lecturing thousand year old aliens.

    Femshep is more consistent, but I think she sounds like she's trying to do a Marcus Fenix impression or something. She's pretty much a generic action game hero, who just happens to have a vagina, rather than anything too special.

    Honestly, neither of them are that great.

  • ShrieveShrieve Game Designer CaliforniaRegistered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Sychocyde wrote: »
    I like Renegade Manshep if only because of how much of a douche he comes across as. Also, I find Paragon Manshep's awkward dadchat amusing, especially when he's lecturing thousand year old aliens.

    Femshep is more consistent, but I think she sounds like she's trying to do a Marcus Fenix impression or something. She's pretty much a generic action game hero, who just happens to have a vagina, rather than anything too special.

    Honestly, neither of them are that great.

    I blame being surrounded by a cast of interesting, rounded teamates. That and being the PC in an RPG they have to be slightly generic so that the player can project as much as possible and make their own choices. In that respect Shepard has more personality then most WRPGs main heroes. But yeah overall they are pretty basic action heroes. Shepard isn't really what makes the Mass effect universe interesting. He/she is just there as the vehicle for the players ride through the world.

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  • tbloxhamtbloxham Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Synthesis wrote: »
    Shrieve wrote: »
    Synthesis wrote: »
    I'm not too optimistic about an actual adaptation. That being said, the story does give a lot of leeway to specific details.

    Particularly on the details of Shepard. Come on we know default Shep would make for a boring generic sci fi action; Femshep all the way.

    They could even throw in some Liara scenes if they felt having a female lead might turn away some of the High School crowd...

    Liara scenes aside, female Shepard rather than male Shepard would be a rather unexpected twist in the genre, as far as I can tell. As far as sci-fi lead heroines you've got....Ripley....and....I guess one woman (count 'em) per Star Wars trilogy.

    Still, can't see it happening. Staying true to the source material/afraid of alienating the audience/people don't want female leads/whatever.

    EDIT: Also, Gilbert Godfried for Admiral Hackett. Because you know they'll never cast Lance Henriksen, that's against the rules. Go the whole nine yards then.

    I never played femshep, I thought the male sheperd was awesome and delivered the lines really well. And yes, I did see people using the femshep. I don't know, I think either would work for a movie. Although, if you had a female sheperd it would be a huge thing for film if they kept Miranda on the crew as well. A female lead, with the main sidekick also being female! Impossible!

    One really tough thing is figuring out who can be cut from Mass Effects crew cast without difficulty! I'd say Kaiden Alenko is an easy drop, in the second you can lose Jacob, Grunt, and Thane (although the last two would be good addtions, you just can't have that many cast members easily!)

    Your puny weapons are useless against me
  • SynthesisSynthesis Honda Today! Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    I think Ms. Shepard has a significant upper hand over Mr. Shepard in Paragon/Regenade dialogue, in part because she doesn't sound nearly as awkward and is much more consistent. On the other hand, she lacks her male counterpart's sheer douchebaggery in the renegade route, but she also sounds more serious and less "bweeheehee evil" too.

    Orca wrote: »
    Synthesis wrote:
    Isn't "Your sarcasm makes me wet," the highest compliment an Abh can pay a human?

    Only if said Abh is a member of the nobility.
  • ShrieveShrieve Game Designer CaliforniaRegistered User regular
    edited July 2010
    tbloxham wrote: »
    Although, if you had a female sheperd it would be a huge thing for film if they kept Miranda on the crew as well. A female lead, with the main sidekick also being female! Impossible!

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  • Ad astraAd astra Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    I'd prefer if the movie didn't have anything to do with Shepard and focused on someone else. Shepard's exploits should be mentioned, and there should be some cameos from some of his squad members, but I don't think it should be about him.

  • OrcaOrca Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    The movie should be about my Shepard.

    evilthecat wrote: »
    "Bioware I want to suck on your teets of gamingness".

    The 2012 issue of Fornax. | Steam and Origin: Espressosaurus
  • BlackDoveBlackDove Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Orca wrote: »
    The movie should be about my Shepard.

    My Shepard is the best.

    They're gonna choose my Shepard.

    Because he's the best.

  • ShrieveShrieve Game Designer CaliforniaRegistered User regular
    edited July 2010
    BlackDove wrote: »
    Orca wrote: »
    The movie should be about my Shepard.

    My Shepard is the best.

    They're gonna choose my Shepard.

    Because he's the best.

    Oh yeah?

    Does yours have all the achievements? I bet you let Mordin die too.

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  • Ad astraAd astra Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    The Shepard up on the big screen will do something like spare a Batarian, and I'll be sitting in the audience quietly mumbling about how My Shepard would never spare a Batarian!

  • ShrieveShrieve Game Designer CaliforniaRegistered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Ad astra wrote: »
    The Shepard up on the big screen will do something like spare a Batarian, and I'll be sitting in the audience quietly mumbling about how My Shepard would never spare a Batarian!

    And now the movie is already ruined for me. If I don't Shepard ruthelessly taking out every dirty Batarian, then well... it's just not Mass Effect.

    Great job Neil Blomkamp; you ruined a Sci Fi series with more potential then Star Wars. I hope your happy.

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  • BlackDoveBlackDove Registered User regular
    edited July 2010
    Shrieve wrote: »
    BlackDove wrote: »
    Orca wrote: »
    The movie should be about my Shepard.

    My Shepard is the best.

    They're gonna choose my Shepard.

    Because he's the best.

    Oh yeah?

    Does yours have all the achievements? I bet you let Mordin die too.

    NOT TRUUUUUUUUUE

    MY SHEPARD IS THE BEST SHEPARD. HE SAVED EVERYONE. I BET KELLY DIED FOR YOU.

    THEY WILL PICK MY SHEPARD.

    WILL TOO!

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