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Mass Effect 3: Vote for FemShep.... again!

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  • SynthesisSynthesis Honda Today! Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Yeah but Synth judging by your taste in movies if you despise it with you're entire being I'll probably walk out entertained :P

    On what basis? My view of Battle: Los Angeles as being not terribly memorable? Me thinking of Avatar as being United Fruit/Belgian Congo in space rather than Pochohantas in space? As of late, I haven't really said much about my taste in movies.

    But I'll take that wager. You can spend money on the film, actively regret it afterwards, while I'll skip on watching yet another horrid video game adaptation and spend $7 to $9 on something useful, like groceries. :P
    jackisreal wrote: »
    How can you say with 100% certainty that it's going to be bad? It's not like Legendary has a terrible track record...

    Given that none of us can say anything about the film with 100% certainty, I'm pretty confident that the treatment of it will be quite poor overall, especially given recent video game adaptations from Hollywood and particularly when you consider part of the Mass Effect appeal is in crafting your own version of the protagaonist, something a film obviously cannot do, but also the fact that the alternative--make a movie about the First Contact War--personally does not interest me (it's just part of the ME mythos I don't find as interesting, YMMV). For me, that's three big strikes against. But you're correct--it's a "in all likelihood" scenario.

    You'll notice I haven't said anything about the mini-series (?) that's supposed to exist seperately. I actually have a bit more hope for that, personally.

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    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.
  • -Tal-Tal All comedy is derived from fear. Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    I am making a new OP, having gathered the best fan fiction and barely-safe-for-work fan art across the internet

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  • SynthesisSynthesis Honda Today! Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    You know what your OP could use?

    That lovely passage crafted months ago about Shepard being terrorized by a very controlling Tali.

    I still get a kick out of that.

    Synthesis on
    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.
  • HappylilElfHappylilElf Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Syth I'm telling you right now you don't want to make that bet

    At least not with me

    The last movie I saw in theaters and didn't enjoy?

    Phone Booth

    In 2002 :P

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  • SynthesisSynthesis Honda Today! Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    So, in other words, there's a decent chance you won't see this? :P

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    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.
  • BasilBasil Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Wasn't that the one about a chick talking to a guy with a rifle about something?

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  • HappylilElfHappylilElf Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Well, Collin Farrel iirc

    So yes

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  • CronusCronus Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    The first book in the series was good and I think would make a good movie. The settings wouldn't be expensive to film and it had a lot of scenes that were all humans. It's also before the games so we wouldn't have to have the movie deal with Shepard at all.

    The movie could be done well especially if they avoid dealing with Shepard. Not that I have high hopes, but I have good ideas of where it could go and how it could be done to be a good movie and not just a cash in on the name ala Tomb Raider or Max Payne.

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  • Mike DangerMike Danger "Diane..." a place both wonderful and strangeRegistered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Regarding that picture at the top of the page:

    I really don't like the crewman's uniform. The officer's dress, or even the science uniform, is way better.

    I think we can all agree that orange getup looks really weird, though.

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  • SynthesisSynthesis Honda Today! Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    One weird consequence of the ME3 trailers thusfar is that apparently, on Earth, humans basically wear the same thing they wear now (or, at least, anchormen and women do).

    Versus the weird space-tuxedo that's standard everywhere else.

    Synthesis on
    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.
  • Dox the PIDox the PI Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    RIP my beautiful OP :(

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  • BasilBasil Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Kro-hug, Dox.

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  • RchanenRchanen Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Basil wrote: »
    Kro-hug, Dox.

    Doesn't a Kro-hug feature a head but?

    And if you do it well enough, aren't there mating requests?

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    shryke wrote: »
    The Democrats aren't crazy but they are still, you know, running the US and it's foreign policy. Which is in the "you don't have a global hegemony without bombing a few eggs" wheelhouse.
  • WolfprintWolfprint Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    We appreciated the effort while it lasted.

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  • Dox the PIDox the PI Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    I added ll the E3 videos to the OP again

    Dox the PI on
  • Renegade WolfRenegade Wolf Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Dox the PI wrote: »
    RIP my beautiful OP :(

    It just doesn't seem right that you didn't get your first infraction by posting terrible fan art.

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  • FiarynFiaryn Omnicidal Madman Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    You know what I want to know?

    Who wrote I Remember Me, Taky this mystery needs solving because that side quest owns hard. I'd probably rate it as the single best interaction in Mass Effect 1 and the best reason to play a colonist. That sidequest always does a flying elbow drop on my heart strings.

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  • BasilBasil Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Rchanen wrote: »
    Basil wrote: »
    Kro-hug, Dox.

    Doesn't a Kro-hug feature a head but?

    And if you do it well enough, aren't there mating requests?

    You got me.

    :winky:

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  • -Tal-Tal All comedy is derived from fear. Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
  • BasilBasil Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Victim of Batarian slavers.

    She's in a better place.

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  • AegeriAegeri Plateau of LengRegistered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Fiaryn wrote: »
    You know what I want to know?

    Who wrote I Remember Me, Taky this mystery needs solving because that side quest owns hard. I'd probably rate it as the single best interaction in Mass Effect 1 and the best reason to play a colonist. That sidequest always does a flying elbow drop on my heart strings.

    Can you remind me which one that was?

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  • chiasaur11chiasaur11 Never doubt a raccoon. Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Aegeri wrote: »
    Fiaryn wrote: »
    You know what I want to know?

    Who wrote I Remember Me, Taky this mystery needs solving because that side quest owns hard. I'd probably rate it as the single best interaction in Mass Effect 1 and the best reason to play a colonist. That sidequest always does a flying elbow drop on my heart strings.

    Can you remind me which one that was?

    The one in the video just above.

    Talitha, girl rescued from slavers.

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  • AegeriAegeri Plateau of LengRegistered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Oh yeah I remember that. My renegade shep was such an ass to her. It made me feel like a terrible person in between kicking batarians and shanking criminals for their money.

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  • -Tal-Tal All comedy is derived from fear. Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    my favorite part of that mission is how you can inappropriately question the police officer's motivation for helping this girl

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  • Dox the PIDox the PI Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Thanks for the New OP -Tal

    I didn't have the heart to make a new and up to date one

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  • darleysamdarleysam UKRegistered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Pretty sure the OP needs some Conanface.

    conan-the-barbarian-20070301061006122_640w.jpg

    And some of this!
    conan-the-barbarian-20070301060954632_640w.jpg

    late edit: this is a reference to Monoxide, maker of one of the funniest OPs that I just can't find any more :(

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  • Iron WeaselIron Weasel Dillon! You son of a bitch!Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    What? I don't even

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  • curly haired boycurly haired boy Your Friendly Neighborhood Torgue Dealer Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    -tal you get the exceptional service medal

    :^:

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  • AutomaticzenAutomaticzen Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2011-07-08-mass-effect-3-exclusive-origin-version
    EA will release a Mass Effect 3 N7 Digital Deluxe Edition exclusively on its download service Origin.

    It costs £54.99. Here's what it includes:
    • Digital commemorative artwork of Commander Shepard.
    • 70-page Digital art book featuring hundreds of unique and gorgeous illustrations from the BioWare development team.
    • Limited edition Mass Effect digital comic by Dark Horse Comics, complete with unique cover artwork.
    • Exclusive Digital 4x6 lithographic featuring a one-of-a-kind piece of artwork.
    • A full collection of in-game content that can’t be found anywhere else!
    • N7 Arsenal Pack – Bring the firepower with the N7 Sniper Rifle, Shotgun, SMG, and Pistol.
    • Robotic Dog Companion – A faithful sidekick to keep you company on board the Normandy.
    • Squadmate Alternate Outfit Pack – New appearances for your favorite squad members.
    • N7 Hoodie – For Commander Shepard’s casual days on board the Normandy.
    • Relive all the greatest moments of Mass Effect 3 with the digital soundtrack.
    • Display your initiation in the N7 ranks with a collection of forum and social badges, avatars, and perks.

    Am I to be undone by a digital hoodie and a sniper rifle?

    Yes I am. The cross-post is mighty.

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  • milk ducksmilk ducks Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    New thread already? Where have I been?!

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  • MasterOfPupetsMasterOfPupets Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2011-07-08-mass-effect-3-exclusive-origin-version
    EA will release a Mass Effect 3 N7 Digital Deluxe Edition exclusively on its download service Origin.

    It costs £54.99. Here's what it includes:
    • Digital commemorative artwork of Commander Shepard.
    • 70-page Digital art book featuring hundreds of unique and gorgeous illustrations from the BioWare development team.
    • Limited edition Mass Effect digital comic by Dark Horse Comics, complete with unique cover artwork.
    • Exclusive Digital 4x6 lithographic featuring a one-of-a-kind piece of artwork.
    • A full collection of in-game content that can’t be found anywhere else!
    • N7 Arsenal Pack – Bring the firepower with the N7 Sniper Rifle, Shotgun, SMG, and Pistol.
    • Robotic Dog Companion – A faithful sidekick to keep you company on board the Normandy.
    • Squadmate Alternate Outfit Pack – New appearances for your favorite squad members.
    • N7 Hoodie – For Commander Shepard’s casual days on board the Normandy.
    • Relive all the greatest moments of Mass Effect 3 with the digital soundtrack.
    • Display your initiation in the N7 ranks with a collection of forum and social badges, avatars, and perks.

    Am I to be undone by a digital hoodie and a sniper rifle?

    Yes I am. The cross-post is mighty.

    Fuck the hoodie and rifles, I'll be undone by a robot dog...

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  • PixelMonkeyPixelMonkey Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    The dossiers in Lair of The Shadow Broker? Awesome. Very awesome. I enjoyed discoving that Joker, Grunt, Garrus, and Jacob are ALL watching the same Asari porn. And Garrus' last conversation with his mom/sister/female relative... I think.

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  • DragkoniasDragkonias Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    That was his sister.

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  • Skull2185Skull2185 Solve your problems by Hulk Smashing them with lightning fists! Or just throw hammers. A lot of hammers. Like... A LOTRegistered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Woot! 360 collectors edition pre-ordered!

    Fun fact: Only the second "collector's edition" I've ever purchased for a game. I got the Fallout 3 lunchbox/bobblehead/art book thing.

    This one, of course, will be leagues better than the FO one.

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  • CambiataCambiata Commander Shepard Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Skull2185 wrote: »
    Woot! 360 collectors edition pre-ordered!

    Fun fact: Only the second "collector's edition" I've ever purchased for a game. I got the Fallout 3 lunchbox/bobblehead/art book thing.

    This one, of course, will be leagues better than the FO one.

    I don't think I've ever bought a collector's edition game before. And I've certainly never pre-ordered a game more than a month in advance.

    Mass Effect 3 collectior's edition for PC: on preorder. :!!:

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    last week my roommate (who had never played games until last year) was in the middle of a marathon Mass Effect session and tried to ask if I wanted to go and get coffee. It came out as "how are you on ammo?".
  • Mike DangerMike Danger "Diane..." a place both wonderful and strangeRegistered User regular
    edited July 2011
    I was trying to remember, and I think the last Collector's Edition I bought was actually Jade Empire.

    (I have the Collector's Edition tin for Mass Effect, though, which is kind of a funny story in and of itself)

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  • curly haired boycurly haired boy Your Friendly Neighborhood Torgue Dealer Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2011-07-08-mass-effect-3-exclusive-origin-version
    EA will release a Mass Effect 3 N7 Digital Deluxe Edition exclusively on its download service Origin.

    It costs £54.99. Here's what it includes:
    • Digital commemorative artwork of Commander Shepard.
    • 70-page Digital art book featuring hundreds of unique and gorgeous illustrations from the BioWare development team.
    • Limited edition Mass Effect digital comic by Dark Horse Comics, complete with unique cover artwork.
    • Exclusive Digital 4x6 lithographic featuring a one-of-a-kind piece of artwork.
    • A full collection of in-game content that can’t be found anywhere else!
    • N7 Arsenal Pack – Bring the firepower with the N7 Sniper Rifle, Shotgun, SMG, and Pistol.
    • Robotic Dog Companion – A faithful sidekick to keep you company on board the Normandy.
    • Squadmate Alternate Outfit Pack – New appearances for your favorite squad members.
    • N7 Hoodie – For Commander Shepard’s casual days on board the Normandy.
    • Relive all the greatest moments of Mass Effect 3 with the digital soundtrack.
    • Display your initiation in the N7 ranks with a collection of forum and social badges, avatars, and perks.

    Am I to be undone by a digital hoodie and a sniper rifle?

    Yes I am. The cross-post is mighty.

    i thought i was, then i remembered the Digital Collectors' Edition of Mass Effect 2, and now i'm going vanilla this time around. :x

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  • Skull2185Skull2185 Solve your problems by Hulk Smashing them with lightning fists! Or just throw hammers. A lot of hammers. Like... A LOTRegistered User regular
    edited July 2011
    Cambiata wrote: »
    I don't think I've ever bought a collector's edition game before. And I've certainly never pre-ordered a game more than a month in advance.

    Gotta lock that shit down.

    I've also already submitted the time off request to my boss as well ;-)

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  • CronusCronus Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    I don't think I'm going to submit to Origin atm. I held out on Steam until it didn't suck and I'm going to do the same here. And in that mind has there been any word on a boxed collectors edition. As long as it doesn't require Origin I'd be all for that.

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  • HappylilElfHappylilElf Registered User regular
    edited July 2011
    What's that you say? I can get another game through EA's digital download service? And the very same download service that's the reason I can't play Mass Effect 2 anymore no less?

    Oh boy where do I sign up

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