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[Mass Effect] SPOILER ALL ME3 DISCUSSION. ALL OF IT. DON'T ARGUE ABOUT DLC

-Tal-Tal my wifevery niceRegistered User regular
edited March 2012 in Games and Technology
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Mass Effect Wiki - N7 Collector’s Edition - Suicide Mission Guide - Import Saves - Face Codes

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Earth is burning. Striking from beyond known space, a race of terrifying machines have begun their destruction of the human race. As Commander Shepard, an Alliance Marine, your only hope for saving mankind is to rally the civilizations of the galaxy and launch one final mission to take back the Earth. Available March 6, 2012 on PC, Xbox 360, and Playstation 3.

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Gamespot Demo - Launch Trailer - Citadel Tour - Normandy Tour 2 - Normandy Tour - Hijacking an Atlas - Palaven Gameplay - Live Action Trailer - Mars Gameplay - Galaxy Map - CG Trailer - FemShep Trailer - Ruthless and Intelligent Enemies - Adrenaline-Pumping Gameplay - Integrated Storytelling - Customizable Arsenal - Voice Cast - Multiplayer Trailer - James Vega - Tuchanka Gameplay - Squad Leader Gameplay - E3 Trailer - Earth Demo - Sur'Kesh Demo - Reaper Base Demo - Kinect Demo

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Community Sundries

TychoCelchuuu has been kind enough to provide peeks at Commander Shepard's facebook page:
one two three | FOUR! FIVE!!

GoodKingJayIII provided the following way to skip much of the introduction:
Nartwak wrote: »
1. A lot of people don't like the opening 10 minute intro movie, but there is a way to get rid of it. Go to


C:....mass effect 2BioGameMovies


Change the extension of the following files to .bak:


Opening_End_Seq.bik


Opening_End_SeqFM.bik


Opening_Seq_INT.bik


ProCer_300_FirstFlight.bik


ME2_Opening_SunMid_INT.bak


ProNor_Pod2.bik


ProNorEscape.bik


ProNorEscapeAsh.bik


ProNorEscapeKaid.bik


ME2_Opening_SunMid_ESN.bik


ME_EAsig_720p_v2_raw.bak


BWLogo.bak


ProNor_Shepard_Rebuilt.bik



This will not get rid of everything, you still have to watch the non-CGI cutscenes and Save Joker. BUt it does cut down quite a bit. If you want those movies back just rename them to .bik again. If you're worried your renaming the wrong thing, you can download a BIK palyer and confirm the files.



2. Changing the first nam of your character does require an external program, but is pretty easy overall.


Download Gib's Save editor here: http://mod.gib.me/masseffect2/saveedit_rev23.zip


Open a save game here: C:Documents and SettingsUSERNAMEMy DocumentsBioWareMass Effect 2Save


Backup whatever save data you want.


Delete all the files except the one you want.


Open it in the editor, go to the Raw tab.


Under squad, click player, and change the first name.


Save the file under something new, since it won't allow you to overwrite for some reason. Make sure it's a save name that makes sense like Save_0002.pcsav, has to follow that format.


Rename the directory the your desired name, and you're done!


3. For those who hate planet scanning and hacking, there is an easy ini file edit floating around. This is just a colaseced editor that you guys have already been playing with but this one seemed pretty idiot proof to me. This again needs an external program but is non-excutable.


http://www.mediafire.com/?yjjzlzzzmyj


This has all kinds of stuff like god mode, extra weapons, infinite ammo etc., but if you just want the money, just use it to get your resources, save, then exit the game and revert to the non-hacked state.


I think that's the same guide I used way back when. It works, just rename the movies to .bik.OLD or something. Pares it from 10 minutes down to ~3 minutes.

korodullin has kindly offered some R&R with a wonderful game of bingo!

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Spoit's far more simple variation:
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curly haired boy has been kind enough to provide us a brief history of Mass Effect:

sovereign watches the asari discover citadel



THEY ARE PRETTY, YES. BUT THEY HAVE ALREADY BEGUN A CULTURAL STAGNATION. UNFLAVORFUL AND BLAND I DEEM THEM



salarians come in, ambitious, but under the influence of asari cease progressing as well


OH GOD THEY'RE LIKE POP ROCKS. TOO BAD THEY DON'T LAST LONGER....ANYONE ELSE GOING TO JOIN THE PARTY?


no? oh well guess i'll drop the voice effects it's not like these rachni can appreciate them anyway. ok you bug queens guess i'll trigger this purge early. not much this time around but that's just the way the cookie crumbles. wish you buggers were worth more to me than as a puppet race...ah nevermind


OH FUCK KROGANS


dammit, they didn't even register on my spacefaring, relay-using species list! D: looks like this plan ain't gonna work retreeeat


also very odd i sent the signal to open the citadel relay but it didn't work. UPSETTING.


also dammit that was the loss of a good puppet race D: indoctrinate the queens and everyone follows ugh ugh where am i gonna find another one oh well


ooo turians OOOO they didn't even get to the citadel until they were already worth harvesting? OMFG you guys ALONE are worth this purge i gotta let the guys know~ <3 mebbe they'll give me a puppet race or something too!


um ok they're excited too but they say nobody gets access to the collectors unless it's an EMERGENCY


FUCK


uh, uh *casts around*


OH HO HO SENTIENT TOASTERS YOU SAY? I CAN WORK WITH THAT! NO I DON'T CARE THAT THEY HAVE FLASHLIGHT HEADS


hmm humans? well they're no krogan i don't think i have to worry about them much hahaha


besides i've got enough busy-work traipsing all over the galaxy trying to find this prothean "back door" thingy


did the guys bother to tell me about that? nooooo they just get to point and laugh, specially that bitch harbinger. DENY ME ACCESS TO THE COLLECTORS WILL YOU? YOU JUST WAIT


HOW BOUT I LEAVE YOU ALL IN BLACK SPACE HMMM?


i was just kidding guys- ah you don't have to bring that up-LOOK I SAID I WAS SORRY.


who the fuck is this shepard person?


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ok, WHO the FUCK is this SHEPARD person?


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OMFG WHO THE FUCK IS THIS SHEPARD PERSON. I AM GOING TO HAVE A CHAT WITH THIS HUMAN.


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blah that didn't go as well as i'd liked. doesn't matter anyway, me and my flashlight heads are in the backdoor. the guys will like the taste of the turians and it's just gravy if i get to personally stomp out this humanity species too. GOD they can be ANNOYING.


OMFG SHEPARD I SWEAR TO GOD


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WHAT? DON'T LOOK AT ME THAT WAY GUYS, WE ALL AGREED THAT SOVVY WAS TOO INCOMPETENT TO USE THE COLLECTORS.


OK FINE THIS IS A PROBLEM ALRIGHT I'LL USE THE COLLECTORS TO DEAL WITH IT


BAM


SHEPARD'S DEAD ARE YOU HAPPY? GOOD.


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WHAT NOW. YOU WANT TO USE THE HUMANS? WHAT ARE YOU, OUT OF YOUR BIOMECHANICAL MINDS?


FINE. BUT I DON'T HAVE TO LIKE IT.


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OH FUCK OH FUCK SHEPARD'S BACK OH FUCK


I THOUGHT I KILLED HIM TOO DON'T FUCKING BLAME ME IT'S NOT MY FAULT SOVVY LEFT THE HUSK TECH LYING AROUND WHERE THEY COULD RESEARCH IT


oh god.


shepard is in the collector base. ah shit. ah SHIT SHIT SHIIITTTTT


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look, i'm sorry guys i didn't mean for that to happen. YES i know that was our backup plan. YES i know we don't have any "spare" puppet species. YES i know just how much energy we spent on the collectors and on that base.


just....leave me alone. i gotta think.


Dox the PI converted the Grinch who stole christmas into

The Batarian Who Stole Christmas


Every Human Down in the Milky Way Liked Christmas a lot…

But the Batarian, Who lived just north of The Terminus Systems, Did NOT!

The Batarian hated Christmas! The whole Christmas season!

Now, please don’t ask why. No one quite knows the reason.

It could be their slaving isn't right.

It could be, perhaps, that his jump suits too tight.

But I think that the most likely reason of all,

May have been that he has eyes, two more then normal!


Whatever the reason, his suits or eyes,

He stood there on Christmas Eve, hating the Humans,

Staring down from his ship with a sadistic, Batarian frown,

At the warm lighted windows below on the planet.

For he knew every human down on Earth bellow,

Was busy now, hanging biotic mistletoes.

“And they’re hanging their ez-zo!” he snarled with a sneer,

“Tomorrow is Christmas! It’s practically here!”

Then he growled, with his brown Batarian fingers nervously drumming,

“I MUST find some way to stop Christmas from coming!”


For Tomorrow, he knew, all the Earth girls and boys,

Would wake bright and early. They’d rush for their consoles!

And then! Oh, the noise! Oh, the Noise!

Noise! Noise! Noise!

That’s one thing he hated! The NOISE!

NOISE! NOISE! NOISE!

Then the Humans, young and old, would sit down to a play.

And they’d play! And they’d play! And they’d play!

play! play! play!


They would play M-E-1 and play M-E-2.

Which was something the Batarian couldn't stand in the least!

And THEN They’d do something He liked least of all!

Every Human down on Earth, the tall and the small,

Would stand close together, with Christmas bells ringing.

They’d stand hand-in-hand. And the Humans would start singing!

They’d sing! And they’d sing! And they’d SING!

SING! SING! SING!


And the more the Batarian thought of this Human Christmas Sing,

The more the Batarian thought, “I must stop this whole thing!”

“Why, for Twenty-Three years I’ve put up with it now!”

“I MUST stop this Christmas from coming! But HOW?”

Then he got an idea! An awful idea!

THE BATARIAN GOT A WONDERFUL, AWFUL IDEA!

“I know just what to do!” The Batarian laughed in his throat.

And he made a quick Space Santa Claus hat and a coat.

And he chuckled, and clucked, “What a great Batarian trick!”

“With this coat and this hat, I look just like Saint Nick!”

“All I need is a reindeer…” The Batarian looked around.

But, since reindeer are extinct, there was none to be found.

Did that stop the old Batarian? No! The Batarian simply said,

“If I can’t find a reindeer, I’ll make one instead!”

So he called his Varren, Max. Then he took some red thread,

And he tied a big horn on the top of his head.

THEN He loaded some bags And some old empty sacks,

On a ramshackle sleigh And he hitched up old Max.

Then the Batarian said, “Giddap!” And the sleigh started down,

Toward the homes where the Humans Lay asnooze in their homes.


All their windows were dark. Quiet snow filled the air.

All the Humans were all dreaming sweet dreams without care.

When he came to the first little house on the square.

“This is stop number one,” the old Batarian Claus hissed,

And he climbed to the roof, empty bags in his fist.

Then he slid down the chimney. A rather tight pinch.

But, if Santa could do it, then so could the Batarian.

He got stuck only once, for a moment or two.

Then he stuck his head out of the fireplace flue.

Where the little Human stockings all hung in a row.

“These stockings,” he grinned, “are the first things to go!”

Then he slithered and slunk, with a smile most unpleasant,

Around the whole room, and he took every present!

shotguns! And spaceships! hammerheads! guns!

Mattocks! Locusts! Omni-Gel! And plums!

And he stuffed them in bags. Then the Batarian, very nimbly,

Stuffed all the bags, one by one, up the chimney!

Then he slunk to the icebox. He took the Humans’ feast!

He took the Human-pudding! He took the roast beast!

He cleaned out that icebox as quick as a flash.

Why, that Grinch even took their last can of human-hash!

Then he stuffed all the food up the chimney with glee.

“And NOW!” grinned the Batarian, “I will stuff up the tree!”


And the Batarian grabbed the tree, and he started to shove,

When he heard a small sound like the coo of a dove.

He turned around fast, and he saw a Human!

Little Commander Shepard, who was not more than two.

The Batarian had been caught by this tiny Human,

Who’d got out of bed for a cup of cold water.

He stared at the Batarian and said, “Santy Claus, why,”

“Why are you taking our Christmas tree? WHY?”

But, you know, that old Batarian was so smart and so slick,

He thought up a lie, and he thought it up quick!

“Why, my little tot,” the fake Santy Claus lied,

“There’s a light on this tree that won’t light on one side.”

“So I’m taking it home to my ship, my friend.”

“I’ll fix it up there. Then I’ll bring it back here.”


And his fib fooled the child. Then he patted his head,

And he got him a drink and he sent him to bed.

And when Commander Shepard went to bed with his cup,

The Batarian went to the chimney and stuffed the tree up!

Then the last thing he took Was the log for their fire!

Then he went up the chimney, himself, the old liar.

On their walls he left nothing but hooks and some wire.

And the one speck of food That he left in the house,

Was a crumb that was even too small for a mouse.

Then He did the same thing To the other Humans’ houses

Leaving crumbs Much too small For the other Humans’ mouses!

It was quarter past dawn… All the Humans, still a-bed,

All the Humans, still asnooze When he packed up his sled,

Packed it up with their Cains! The Helmets! The Trophy Bots!

The DLC! And the Amps! The Launchers! The Heat Sinks!

30 million feet up! Up earth atmosphere,

He rode with his load to the ship to dump it!


“PoohPooh to the Humans!” he was humming.

“They’re finding out now that no Christmas is coming!”

“They’re just waking up! I know just what they’ll do!”

“Their mouths will hang open a minute or two,

Then the Humans down on Earth will all cry BooHoo!”

“That’s a noise,” grinned the Batarian, “That I simply MUST hear!”

So he paused. And the Batarian put his hand to his ear.

And he did hear a sound rising over the lands.

It started in low. Then it started to grow.

But the sound wasn’t sad! Why, this sound sounded merry!

It couldn’t be so! But it WAS merry! VERY!

He stared down at Earth! The Batarian popped his eyes!

Then he shook! What he saw was a shocking surprise!

Every Human down on Earth, the tall and the small,

Was singing! Without any presents at all!

He HADN’T stopped Christmas from coming! IT CAME!

Somehow or other, it came just the same!

And the Batarian, with his feet ice-cold in the snow,

Stood puzzling and puzzling: “How could it be so?”

“It came with out guns! It came without flames!”

“It came without mattocks, locusts or cains!”


And he puzzled three hours, till his puzzler was sore.

Then the Batarian thought of something he hadn’t before!

“Maybe Christmas,” he thought, “doesn’t come from a store.”

“Maybe Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!”

And what happened then? Well... on Earth they say,

That the Batarians top eyes fell out that day!

And the minute his eyes didn’t feel quite so tight,

He whizzed with his load through the bright morning light,

And he brought back the guns! And the amps for the fights!

And he, HE HIMSELF! The Batarian was carved up and burned with roast beast!

By little Commander Shepard who sold his testes

Bobble Mad wrote an ode to the death of Batarians to the tune of Gilbert and Sullivan
I am the very model of a killer of batarians.

I've shot at many orphans, several teachers and librarians.

I love to use explosives in event of an emergency -

and even when it's not they tend to manufacture urgency.

My genocidal point of view is rarely called contrarian -

I am the very model of a killer of batarians!


curly haired boy strikes back with awesome wallpapers taken from the game:
Orca has kindly complied all of the shamelessly awful pictures posted in this thread.

Orca explains how to transfer ME1 to Origin:
Orca wrote:
Anyone had sucess transfering ME1 from Steam to Origin? It's not accepting my product key.

From the other thread, enter your info here: https://activate.ea.com/gameactivation.do

then create or link an existing EA classic account. Origin should figure out what's up without you doing anything more at that point.


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  • ElendilElendil Registered User regular
    I'm sad that nobody ever gets to see the name of my Engineer, Frank.
    if i ever get a krogan soldier i am going to name him crunch

    that seems like a good, strong krogan name

  • tralevtralev Registered User regular
    I have a question: I remember at the end of ME2, it asks you if you want to continue your game or keep playing, right? Sorry it's been a while not sure if I'm remembering it right.

    I am playing through the games again, can I keep playing after the 'end' of ME2, and use a later save to import into ME3?

    Steam: tralev PS3: GeekMcD
  • evilthecatevilthecat Registered User regular
    BONERVILLE!

    tip.. tip.. TALLY.. HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
  • DragkoniasDragkonias Registered User regular
    edited February 2012
    Quads.

    Also...yeah...I hate that people can't see my Human Soldier's name. I named him Balrog. I dressed him in red, white and blue and I always have him go after objectives first so he can get his fight money.

    He also knew Vega during basic training.

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  • ElendilElendil Registered User regular
    tralev wrote: »
    I have a question: I remember at the end of ME2, it asks you if you want to continue your game or keep playing, right? Sorry it's been a while not sure if I'm remembering it right.

    I am playing through the games again, can I keep playing after the 'end' of ME2, and use a later save to import into ME3?
    any post-suicide mission save can be imported

  • SneakmanSneakman Registered User regular
    I've been replaying ME2 to get my canon FemShep in order for next week. I'm doing a complete play through with all sidequests and the game is taking up so long with all of the DLC. I just did Shadow Broker last night and it is every bit as good as I remember. Awesome set pieces, great music, good boss fight and all of the cool little extras, like the dossiers. Mass Effect 2 really is an amazing game, even with its flaws and plot holes, and it just might be my favorite game of all time. I am so totally pumped for ME3.

    I'm playing a soldier in ME2 this time, simply because I wanted to blow things away with the Revenant. And while it is an amazing gun, I feel the class is a little dull compared with the Adept, Vanguard and Infiltrator I've played previously. Kind of wishing I had gone with a Sentinel. But I will probably do a complete ME -> ME3 DudeShep run at some point, so I could always try it then.

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  • HardtargetHardtarget There Are Four Lights VancouverRegistered User regular
    They change the controls and stuff around quite a bit for the PC version (which is cool) but it is a little annoying tat
    Hardtarget wrote: »
    So I'm thinking about transferring my 360 saves to my PC now that that is possible but I own all of the DLC on 360.

    What do you think my chances are of convincing EA Support to grant me the PC DLC Licenses? Probably not very high :(

    This is what eventually swayed me to go 360 version even though I wanted to go PC. I have all of my DLC/etc related to my 360 account and have no idea what kind of effect it could have on ME3 or something, also just for the sake of having all three games in the same place.
    Blargh, well after a long discussion with EA Chat this is what happened:

    Rituraj: I am sorry to inform you that you need to buy those DLC for the PC, and I can only offer 1 DLC from my end by making an exception.
    you: ugh that is too bad, I was worried I'd have to rebuy everything :(
    Rituraj: I really apologize for that, but as per policy I am unable to process your request .
    you: that's ok, if you can still grant me 1 of them would it be possible to get Cerberus Network for PC attached to my account?
    Rituraj: Okay, I am giving that as exception, as I think you are good player of EA.

    I got ME2 PC free from owning DA2 but it didn't come with Cerberus Network. At least now I'll have the proper "base" version of the game on PC. sadness

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  • KlykaKlyka DO you have any SPARE BATTERIES?Registered User regular
    ASSUMING DIRECT CONTROL

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  • Warlock82Warlock82 Never pet a burning dog Registered User regular
    edited February 2012
    So I bought Evolution (second comic series) and read through it the other day. Very interesting. Kind of explains a lot. I have a feeling that's going to tie in pretty heavily to ME3...

    Edit:
    Hardtarget wrote: »
    I got ME2 PC free from owning DA2 but it didn't come with Cerberus Network. At least now I'll have the proper "base" version of the game on PC. sadness

    Yeah what was up with that?

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  • SirEtchwartsSirEtchwarts I could do this all day. Registered User regular
    So do new threads just start every 100 pages or so?

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  • NightslyrNightslyr Registered User regular
    I don't think I've ever played Sentinel the right way. I use Tech Armor as damage mitigation only, and use my powers as stuns/DOTs while headshotting. In ME2, I took Reave as my extra power. Reave + Mattock = death. Similarly in ME3 MP. Overload is my power of choice, as it stuns and affects 2 enemies. Even if I'm not killing mooks outright, I'm getting a ton of assists.

    My PA, PSN, XBL, Origin, and Steam names are the same. 3DS Friend Code: 1607-1682-2948
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  • DragkoniasDragkonias Registered User regular
    So do new threads just start every 100 pages or so?

    Yeah. That's a PA tradition.

  • HardtargetHardtarget There Are Four Lights VancouverRegistered User regular
    Warlock82 wrote: »
    So I bought Evolution (second comic series) and read through it the other day. Very interesting. Kind of explains a lot. I have a feeling that's going to tie in pretty heavily to ME3...

    Edit:
    Hardtarget wrote: »
    I got ME2 PC free from owning DA2 but it didn't come with Cerberus Network. At least now I'll have the proper "base" version of the game on PC. sadness

    Yeah what was up with that?
    EA Wanted their 10 dollars. I guess it's cool I got around that.. :\ lol
    I own Arrival, Overlord, Kasumi, and Shadow Broker on 360 though and it's really a shame that game companies don't let you have "linked" accounts so to speak between platforms.

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  • Agent PropagandiAgent Propagandi Registered User regular
    So pre-ordering any version from Origin in the UK gives all available pre-order items.

    PRE-ORDER CANCELLED. Then re-ordered through Origin.

    I'm only missing out on the physical stuff now in the N7CE, right?

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  • CarbonFireCarbonFire See you in the countryRegistered User regular
    Just finished my new canonical ME2 run last night. Can't wait for next week!!!

    ...Why isn't it next week yet??!?

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  • Maz-Maz- Balls. Registered User regular
    Less than a week? Filthy lies.

    Still, gives me plenty of time to install ME 1 & 2 again and get my savegame in order..I hope transferring them to Origin isn't too much of a bother.

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  • Warlock82Warlock82 Never pet a burning dog Registered User regular
    Hardtarget wrote: »
    Warlock82 wrote: »
    So I bought Evolution (second comic series) and read through it the other day. Very interesting. Kind of explains a lot. I have a feeling that's going to tie in pretty heavily to ME3...

    Edit:
    Hardtarget wrote: »
    I got ME2 PC free from owning DA2 but it didn't come with Cerberus Network. At least now I'll have the proper "base" version of the game on PC. sadness

    Yeah what was up with that?
    EA Wanted their 10 dollars. I guess it's cool I got around that.. :\ lol
    I own Arrival, Overlord, Kasumi, and Shadow Broker on 360 though and it's really a shame that game companies don't let you have "linked" accounts so to speak between platforms.

    Yeah, I own all of the "content" DLC (i.e. anything that isn't solely an outfit pack or armor/weapon pack) on 360. I wish it carried over for all three platforms. It's weird that some stuff does, and some doesn't. Like those Dr. Pepper promo items actually gave me access to them on all three, even PS3 which I don't even own.

    I haven't even tried to play the PC version though, so eh. Not a huge loss or anything.

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  • ElendilElendil Registered User regular
    I'm not really sure what to do with ME3 tech armor. Most of the things I liked about it are gone.

    My turian sentinel is basically just a somewhat tougher soldier who casts occasionally.

  • DragkoniasDragkonias Registered User regular
    Yeah. I wasn't impressed with Sentinel. It's evolution tree seems so counter-intuitive to me.

    You basically have to sacrifice damage protection for better power usage...but doing that not only makes you a crappy tank...it makes you a crappy caster too.

    Most of the time I found myself switching my Tech Armor on and off constantly switching from "caster" mode and "combat" mode.

  • Bobkins FlymoBobkins Flymo There is a light for the lost and the meek. Registered User, Moderator mod
    I want to remind the thread that ARGUING ABOUT THE DLC IS STILL FORBIDDEN.

    The content of said DLC is fair game (just remember your spoilers), but I think EA/Bioware policy regarding the DLC is a very tenderized dead horse.

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  • VicktorVicktor Registered User regular
    edited February 2012
    Sooooo, the reapers are here to reap sentient life.

    We will destroy them. By destroying their food.

    The citadel races will create a network of giant ring-shaped super weapons that destroy all sentient life. Called the ring network. Shepard will be the last one alive left to operate it, and will be given a new, appropriate title. That's right, the full title of the game you preordered is "Mass Effect 3: Lord of the Rings".

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  • Captain CarrotCaptain Carrot Alexandria, VARegistered User regular
    edited February 2012
    Fucking, fucking, fucking, fucking Geth Destroyer flamethrower stunlock. "Oh hey, I'm rapidly draining your shields and health, and you constantly stumble when you try to run away. Good luck surviving, much less killing me!"

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  • HardtargetHardtarget There Are Four Lights VancouverRegistered User regular
    jdarksun wrote: »
    So do new threads just start every 100 pages or so?
    Yup. Easier for new guys to catch up, instead of wading through 1k+ page threads.
    Hardtarget wrote: »
    What do you think my chances are of convincing EA Support to grant me the PC DLC Licenses? Probably not very high :(
    Other folk have had more luck than you had. :(
    ugh man really? hm I did a live chat, maybe I'll try a actual support e-mail and see if I can get the other ones

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  • SniperGuySniperGuy Also known as Dohaeris Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited February 2012
    Vicktor wrote: »
    Sooooo, the reapers are here to reap sentient life.

    We will destroy them. By destroying their food.

    The citadel races will create a network of giant ring-shaped super weapons that destroy all sentient life. Called the ring network. Shepard will be the last one alive left to operate it, and will be given a new, appropriate title. That's right, the full title of the game you preordered is "Mass Effect 3: Lord of the Rings".

    But...they're machines. They don't eat. I mean, as far as I know.

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  • NEO|PhyteNEO|Phyte Registered User regular
    Well that sucked. Take my infiltrator out for a spin, the host ups the difficulty to Silver, I figure I'm less terrible than I was previously, so what's the worst that can happen?

    Apparently, the worst that can happen is that after making it through all 11 rounds, the game gives me neither XP nor monies for my time and effort.

  • DragkoniasDragkonias Registered User regular
    Yeah. I like the MP...but the demo is glitchy as all be.

  • ElendilElendil Registered User regular
    NEO|Phyte wrote: »
    Well that sucked. Take my infiltrator out for a spin, the host ups the difficulty to Silver, I figure I'm less terrible than I was previously, so what's the worst that can happen?

    Apparently, the worst that can happen is that after making it through all 11 rounds, the game gives me neither XP nor monies for my time and effort.
    Last night I was playing a round with two other guys and two of us got booted. It was a race against time to rejoin the session before the last guy standing got overrun.

    We made it just as he was downed.

  • the_Frollothe_Frollo Registered User regular
    @wilting -> not poking holes, just wondering. I am vague on the details of the Reapers' motivations because I didn't really look into it in depth. I have Mordin for that shit. I was charging them. I'm perfectly ok with "OMG SPACE SQUIDS THEY REAP", it's their thing after all. Just curious on the details.

    @tbloxham -> I love your take on them. I'll adopt it as my own Shepard's .
    I distinctly recall Sovereign stating that each one of them was a "nation". Some kind of hive mind then, like Geths. This was esplicitally stated in ME2 too, if I'm not wrong. Therefore, humans have the galaxy's higher chance for epic loot and make the best raw materials for the UberReaper (which will be a Vanguard).

  • DeaderinredDeaderinred Registered User regular
    GAH!!
    Thank you for preordering Mass Effect 3 from GAME.co.uk

    We're contacting you with news that, unfortunately we are not in a position to supply you with your copy of Mass Effect 3. As dedicated gamers, we know how disappointing this will be for you, and we apologise sincerely for the inconvenience that this will cause.

    Your order will be cancelled and no money will be taken from your account for this item.

    We value you as a customer very highly and want to demonstrate that to you by giving you a voucher code worth £5 off your next purchase at GAME.co.uk*

    Your voucher code is *idonotcaraeforyourvouchers*

    We are very sorry for any disappointment and inconvenience this may have caused.

    For more information about Mass Effect 3 please visit www.GAME.co.uk/masseffect

    The Customer Service Team
    GAME.co.uk


    GAAAAH!!!

  • DeaderinredDeaderinred Registered User regular
    oh thank fuck, they've put it on amazon.co.uk all 3 platforms for the collectors edition.

    uk guys who missed out, get it while you can! all 3 editions are still there.

  • ElendilElendil Registered User regular
    Fucking, fucking, fucking, fucking Geth Destroyer flamethrower stunlock. "Oh hey, I'm rapidly draining your shields and health, and you constantly stumble when you try to run away. Good luck surviving, much less killing me!"
    For some reason, those guys don't give me near as much trouble as regular pyros, despite the fact that they are, if anything, harder.

    Maybe they're less fond of hiding around corners.

  • ChaosHatChaosHat Registered User regular
    Taking bets on whether we'll get to one more thread before launch.

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  • HardtargetHardtarget There Are Four Lights VancouverRegistered User regular
    I take it some UKers who shop at GAME did not see this - http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2012/02/29/ea-pulling-mass-effect-3-from-game/
    pretty crazy

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  • Dox the PIDox the PI Registered User regular
    ChaosHat wrote: »
    Taking bets on whether we'll get to one more thread before launch.

    I'd say no but this thread has surprised me in the past

  • ShenShen Go placidly amid the noise and haste Registered User regular
    GAH!!
    Thank you for preordering Mass Effect 3 from GAME.co.uk

    We're contacting you with news that, unfortunately we are not in a position to supply you with your copy of Mass Effect 3. As dedicated gamers, we know how disappointing this will be for you, and we apologise sincerely for the inconvenience that this will cause.

    Your order will be cancelled and no money will be taken from your account for this item.

    We value you as a customer very highly and want to demonstrate that to you by giving you a voucher code worth £5 off your next purchase at GAME.co.uk*

    Your voucher code is *idonotcaraeforyourvouchers*

    We are very sorry for any disappointment and inconvenience this may have caused.

    For more information about Mass Effect 3 please visit www.GAME.co.uk/masseffect

    The Customer Service Team
    GAME.co.uk


    GAAAAH!!!

    Yeah, I was pretty furious. Switched my pre-order to Play.com but that means I'm unlikely to get it day and date which GAME guaranteed (sometimes even a day earlier). Basically I won't be playing it for fully a week after 6th, which is horseshit.

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  • Maz-Maz- Balls. Registered User regular
    GAH!!
    Thank you for preordering Mass Effect 3 from GAME.co.uk

    We're contacting you with news that, unfortunately we are not in a position to supply you with your copy of Mass Effect 3. As dedicated gamers, we know how disappointing this will be for you, and we apologise sincerely for the inconvenience that this will cause.

    Your order will be cancelled and no money will be taken from your account for this item.

    We value you as a customer very highly and want to demonstrate that to you by giving you a voucher code worth £5 off your next purchase at GAME.co.uk*

    Your voucher code is *idonotcaraeforyourvouchers*

    We are very sorry for any disappointment and inconvenience this may have caused.

    For more information about Mass Effect 3 please visit www.GAME.co.uk/masseffect

    The Customer Service Team
    GAME.co.uk


    GAAAAH!!!

    What is up with them lately?
    They couldn't stock The Last Story either and cancelled everyone's pre-orders.

    That reminds me..I'm probably getting the game on the 8th (unless Amazon is lying to me) whereas the "official" EU release is on the 9th.
    Can I play it on the 8th or does it only unlock on the 9th?

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  • mere_immortalmere_immortal So tasty!Registered User regular
    Managed to re-order on shopto before they all promptly sold out.

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  • HardtargetHardtarget There Are Four Lights VancouverRegistered User regular
    GAME is slowly going bankrupt, EA is worried they won't get their money from GAME, sadness ensues
    read up a few posts for my RPS link

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  • Gaming-FreakGaming-Freak Registered User regular
    Klyka wrote: »
    ASSUMING DIRECT CONTROL

    THIS HURTS YOU.

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  • Warlock82Warlock82 Never pet a burning dog Registered User regular
    I don't live in the UK, but the GAME thing is baffling to me. Their business is doing poorly, so the remedy for that is to screw over existing customers by cancelling pre-orders a week before release (especially when they were the only one carrying the Collector's Edition and much of the pre-order DLC, meaning a LOT of pre-orders were probably made there) and alienate future customers by not carrying (among other EA titles) what is likely to be one of the most popular games of the year? This all seems like terrible business strategy.

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