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[Mass Effect] FemShep Trailer Released. USE SPOILER TAGS

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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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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.


....


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


....


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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  • chiasaur11chiasaur11 Never doubt a raccoon. Registered User regular
    So, where were we?

    "Feelingly"?

  • Igpx407Igpx407 Registered User regular
    Is there only one squad member left to reveal?

  • chiasaur11chiasaur11 Never doubt a raccoon. Registered User regular
    Igpx407 wrote:
    Is there only one squad member left to reveal?

    Feelingly: No. There may be two, counting day one DLC.

  • Dox the PIDox the PI Registered User regular
    edited January 2012
    Igpx407 wrote:
    Is there only one squad member left to reveal?

    2
    But I doubt they'll reveal them before the game is out
    Sort of like Garrus in ME2 but keeping it a better secret.

    Dox the PI on
  • manwiththemachinegunmanwiththemachinegun METAL GEAR?! Registered User regular
    Feelingly quads.

  • Renegade WolfRenegade Wolf Registered User regular
    One of them is a well dressed volus

  • AegeriAegeri Plateau of LengRegistered User regular
    Wow is it really that soon? Time really does fly.

    The Roleplayer's Guild: My blog for roleplaying games, advice and adventuring.
  • OrcaOrca Registered User regular
    edited January 2012
    I'm just amazed any of you people can sit through reading those novels. I couldn't make it through two pages without cringing, and I read David Weber.

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

    The 2012 issue of Fornax. | Steam and Origin: Espressosaurus
  • Dox the PIDox the PI Registered User regular
    Orca wrote:
    I'm just amazed any of you people can sit through reading those novels. I couldn't make it through two pages without cringing, and I read David Weber.
    The other ones aren't so bad
    This one make Karpyshyn look like Shakespeare

  • ElendilElendil Registered User regular
    edited January 2012
    jdarksun wrote:
    Something about FPJ's character looks... chunky.
    that's gonna be a little weird i think

    that guy does not have a Big McLargehuge voice to go with Vega's design

    Elendil on
  • manwiththemachinegunmanwiththemachinegun METAL GEAR?! Registered User regular
    edited January 2012
    I got the first two in the bargin bin. The one with Grayson was the best of the bunch, but they're super low quality otherwise. The comics even more so.

    It's like, the basic idea of the stories are good. They are! But the execution is terribad.
    Elendil wrote:
    jdarksun wrote:
    Something about FPJ's character looks... chunky.
    that's gonna be a little weird i think

    that guy does not have a Big McLargehuge voice to go with Vega's design

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  • OrcaOrca Registered User regular
    Dox the PI wrote:
    Orca wrote:
    I'm just amazed any of you people can sit through reading those novels. I couldn't make it through two pages without cringing, and I read David Weber.
    The other ones aren't so bad
    This one make Karpyshyn look like Shakespeare

    I tried to read a few of the others.

    Tried.

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

    The 2012 issue of Fornax. | Steam and Origin: Espressosaurus
  • chiasaur11chiasaur11 Never doubt a raccoon. Registered User regular
    Orca wrote:
    Dox the PI wrote:
    Orca wrote:
    I'm just amazed any of you people can sit through reading those novels. I couldn't make it through two pages without cringing, and I read David Weber.
    The other ones aren't so bad
    This one make Karpyshyn look like Shakespeare

    I tried to read a few of the others.

    Tried.

    Feelingly: There are always people with low standards or high tolerance for pain.

  • King RiptorKing Riptor Registered User regular
    So the guys in the op are our confirmed squad ? Or are we counting guest teamates?

    I have a podcast now. It's about video games and anime!Find it here.
  • OrcaOrca Registered User regular
    edited January 2012
    chiasaur11 wrote:
    Orca wrote:
    Dox the PI wrote:
    Orca wrote:
    I'm just amazed any of you people can sit through reading those novels. I couldn't make it through two pages without cringing, and I read David Weber.
    The other ones aren't so bad
    This one make Karpyshyn look like Shakespeare

    I tried to read a few of the others.

    Tried.

    Feelingly: There are always people with low standards or high tolerance for pain.

    CHIASAUUUURRR!!!!!

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

    The 2012 issue of Fornax. | Steam and Origin: Espressosaurus
  • Dox the PIDox the PI Registered User regular
    edited January 2012
    So the guys in the op are our confirmed squad ? Or are we counting guest teamates?
    The ones in the OP are the confirmed permanent squad
    there's going to be a temporary ones as well
    Orca wrote:
    Dox the PI wrote:
    Orca wrote:
    I'm just amazed any of you people can sit through reading those novels. I couldn't make it through two pages without cringing, and I read David Weber.
    The other ones aren't so bad
    This one make Karpyshyn look like Shakespeare

    I tried to read a few of the others.

    Tried.

    I was willing to suffer the aneurysm's because at least those ones got the cannon correct

    Dox the PI on
  • chiasaur11chiasaur11 Never doubt a raccoon. Registered User regular
    Orca wrote:
    chiasaur11 wrote:
    Orca wrote:
    Dox the PI wrote:
    Orca wrote:
    I'm just amazed any of you people can sit through reading those novels. I couldn't make it through two pages without cringing, and I read David Weber.
    The other ones aren't so bad
    This one make Karpyshyn look like Shakespeare

    I tried to read a few of the others.

    Tried.

    Feelingly: There are always people with low standards or high tolerance for pain.

    CHIASAUUUURRR!!!!!

    Feelingly: What did I do this time?

  • OrcaOrca Registered User regular
    I hate you.

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

    The 2012 issue of Fornax. | Steam and Origin: Espressosaurus
  • Ad astraAd astra Registered User regular
    edited January 2012
    6 weeks, not long now.

    I'm betting ME3 will be the most feelingly epic game of the series, perhaps even of the year!

    Ad astra on
  • chiasaur11chiasaur11 Never doubt a raccoon. Registered User regular
    Orca wrote:
    I hate you.
    Feelingly:
    No you don't.

  • Renegade WolfRenegade Wolf Registered User regular
    Orca wrote:
    I hate you.

    I KNOW YOU FEELINGLY THIS

  • SoundsPlushSoundsPlush yup, back. Registered User regular
    I used to make fun of Karpyshyn a lot, based on Retribution.

    But William C. Dietz is a war criminal.

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  • -Tal-Tal The history of Hyrule is the history of the Calamity Ganon. Registered User regular
    edited January 2012
    he started a new meme, how bad can he be

    wait, no, that makes him worse

    -Tal on
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  • Dox the PIDox the PI Registered User regular
    edited January 2012
    He created a human ghetto on the Citadel and called it "Hu-Town" 8->

    and had Batarian slavers successfully attack Palaven 8-> 8->

    Dox the PI on
  • chiasaur11chiasaur11 Never doubt a raccoon. Registered User regular
    Dox the PI wrote:
    He created a human ghetto on the Citadel and called it "Hu-Town" 8->

    Wow.

    I suddenly feel no shame for anything I've written, because at least it's not that.

  • Ad astraAd astra Registered User regular
    edited January 2012
    Dox the PI wrote:
    He created a human ghetto on the Citadel and called it "Hu-Town" 8->

    and had Batarian slavers successfully attack Palaven 8-> 8->

    Does he, does he even know what he's writing about? I mean, did he even glance at any of the games? Or talk to anyone at Bioware?

    Ad astra on
  • OrcaOrca Registered User regular
    edited January 2012
    I'm pretty sure I've written better. In 10th grade.

    Or at least more consistent...

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

    The 2012 issue of Fornax. | Steam and Origin: Espressosaurus
  • chiasaur11chiasaur11 Never doubt a raccoon. Registered User regular
    This keeps getting better and better.

    Someone has to buy this thing. For the greater good.

  • -Tal-Tal The history of Hyrule is the history of the Calamity Ganon. Registered User regular
    in high school I would have called the human ghetto "Homo Town" and laughed forever at how clever I was

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  • SynthesisSynthesis Honda Today! Registered User regular
    chiasaur11 wrote:
    Orca wrote:
    chiasaur11 wrote:
    Orca wrote:
    Dox the PI wrote:
    Orca wrote:
    I'm just amazed any of you people can sit through reading those novels. I couldn't make it through two pages without cringing, and I read David Weber.
    The other ones aren't so bad
    This one make Karpyshyn look like Shakespeare

    I tried to read a few of the others.

    Tried.

    Feelingly: There are always people with low standards or high tolerance for pain.

    CHIASAUUUURRR!!!!!

    Feelingly: What did I do this time?

    Finally, a correct example of using the word 'feelingly'!

    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 The history of Hyrule is the history of the Calamity Ganon. Registered User regular
    Ad astra wrote:
    Dox the PI wrote:
    He created a human ghetto on the Citadel and called it "Hu-Town" 8->

    and had Batarian slavers successfully attack Palaven 8-> 8->

    Does he, does he even know what he's writing about? I mean, did he even glance at any of the games? Or talk to anyone at Bioware?

    so like, after this is anybody even going to give a shit about Arrival

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  • chiasaur11chiasaur11 Never doubt a raccoon. Registered User regular
    edited January 2012
    -Tal wrote:
    Ad astra wrote:
    Dox the PI wrote:
    He created a human ghetto on the Citadel and called it "Hu-Town" 8->

    and had Batarian slavers successfully attack Palaven 8-> 8->

    Does he, does he even know what he's writing about? I mean, did he even glance at any of the games? Or talk to anyone at Bioware?

    so like, after this is anybody even going to give a shit about Arrival

    A better question is if there'd be a single Batarian left for Shepard to kill once the Turians were done nuking them to bedrock.

    Assuming anyone on the ME3 team read the novel.

    I hope for their sake they didn't.

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  • Renegade WolfRenegade Wolf Registered User regular
    It seems like he hasn't followed his own advice at all, http://www.iamtw.org/art_novelizegame.html
    start playing the game. I can't emphasize that enough. Remember, the people that you will be working for (the game designers more than the publisher) are fanatics. They created the game and typically eat, sleep, and are married to it. Naturally interlopers such as yourself are going to judged by how well they know the game, the degree to which they appreciate its intricacies, and how cool they are perceived to be.

    So play the game a lot, pause to take copious notes, and take time to think about the story that didn't reach the screen, because that is what most clients are looking for, and ultimately that is what can make a novelization more than a reverse engineered screenplay. The key is to tell the story that never made it to the screen

    Oh and
    I had ten weeks to write HALO: The Flood.

    That explains so much...

  • manwiththemachinegunmanwiththemachinegun METAL GEAR?! Registered User regular
    Dox the PI wrote:
    He created a human ghetto on the Citadel and called it "Hu-Town" 8->

    and had Batarian slavers successfully attack Palaven 8-> 8->

    Given the shitton of ass kicking the Turians gave to their own Separatists, I can't wait to see what the Hierarchy does in reaction to this little "incident".

  • Ad astraAd astra Registered User regular
    edited January 2012
    Dox the PI wrote:
    He created a human ghetto on the Citadel and called it "Hu-Town" 8->

    and had Batarian slavers successfully attack Palaven 8-> 8->

    Given the shitton of ass kicking the Turians gave to their own Separatists, I can't wait to see what the Hierarchy does in reaction to this little "incident".

    Here's the thing, if the esteemed Mr. Dietz actually knew anything about the Mass Effect universe, he would've realized how patently ridiculous it is to have Batarian slavers attacking Palaven, Palaven, homeworld of the Turians. A race that believes you must destroy your enemy so thoroughly that they can never threaten you again. I imagine Palaven is the very definition of a fortress-world.

    I mean, Batarians are stupid, no doubts there, but I don't think they're that stupid

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  • SorceSorce Registered User regular
    edited January 2012
    From the last thread:
    Welp, I've wrapped up my canon (paragade soldier), renegade (vanguard), and paragon (adept) runs. Now I just need to do a "totally reasonable" middle-option-choosing run and we're all ready for Me3!

    What is the fourth class I should play in order to maximize the diversity of my experience?
    Engineer; Tech is the only class "type" you haven't engaged in.

    chiasaur11 wrote:
    This keeps getting better and better.

    Someone has to buy this thing. For the greater good.
    I have it pre-ordered.

    Sorce on
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  • Dox the PIDox the PI Registered User regular
    edited January 2012
    Sorce wrote:
    I have it pre-ordered.

    I'm so sorry.

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  • King RiptorKing Riptor Registered User regular
    Dox the PI wrote:
    He created a human ghetto on the Citadel and called it "Hu-Town" 8->

    and had Batarian slavers successfully attack Palaven 8-> 8->


    Hu-town.

    Hu-town.


    John Shepard that is the new gold standard for lazy writing.

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  • OrcaOrca Registered User regular
    If there are no batarians to kill in Mass Effect 3, I will have to have words with Bioware.

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

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  • Igpx407Igpx407 Registered User regular
    Is there only one squad member left to reveal?
    Orca wrote:
    If there are no batarians to kill in Mass Effect 3, I will have to have words with Bioware.

    I'll send them in alone against the Reapers. It'll be like the opening battle of Dragon Age: Origins. No survivors.

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