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[Mass Effect] Ah yes, "sequels". We have dismissed this claim.

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  • SnicketysnickSnicketysnick The Greatest Hype Man in WesterosRegistered User regular
    As long as you can still goomba stomp Armatures in the Mako then it's all good.

    I wonder if the old "get a thresher maw to a sliver of hp, get out and shoot it with a gun for phat XP" thing works

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  • OrcaOrca Registered User regular
    I hope not. That was so dumb, even if I abused the shit out of it back in the day.

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  • SoundsPlushSoundsPlush yup, back. Registered User regular
    edited April 6
    I also did not remember the disc grenades. Plus, hearing the Mako never had a booster...I actually didn't believe them at first.

    Also, as far as fixing bugs, I hope they remember that this is a feature, not a bug.

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  • ApogeeApogee Lancks In Every Game Ever Registered User regular
    Orca wrote: »
    I hope not. That was so dumb, even if I abused the shit out of it back in the day.


    "The XP penalty while in the Mako has been removed"

    So I guess you can still do it, but no point :rotate:

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  • GnomeTankGnomeTank Registered User regular
    All the changes sound great. I was already overly excited for this. Now that I see the level of effort going in to it, and the visual updates to ME1, I'm salivating.

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  • manwiththemachinegunmanwiththemachinegun METAL GEAR?! Registered User regular
    Orca wrote: »
    I hope not. That was so dumb, even if I abused the shit out of it back in the day.

    They better not touch my nuclear cannon pistol is all I'm saying.

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  • OrcaOrca Registered User regular
    Orca wrote: »
    I hope not. That was so dumb, even if I abused the shit out of it back in the day.

    They better not touch my nuclear cannon pistol is all I'm saying.

    I feel like that's a core part of the ME1 gameplay loop, along with the rocket launcher sniper rifle.

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  • StrikorStrikor Calibrations? Calibrations! Registered User regular
    And your teammates shooting you in the back with said rocket launcher sniper rifle.

    I was killing Thresher Maws on foot before I knew it was a Krogan rite of passage.
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  • manwiththemachinegunmanwiththemachinegun METAL GEAR?! Registered User regular
    If you shoot a teammate, and they don't die, is it really a crime?

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  • Lucid_SeraphLucid_Seraph TealDeer MarylandRegistered User regular
    I hope they hit the right balance of "Feels better to use" and "is still stupid and doing kickflips off mountains" the Mako deserves. I don't think they will because that's impossible. But still.

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  • OrcaOrca Registered User regular
    If you shoot a teammate, and they don't die, is it really a crime?

    Nevermind shooting up the Presidium because you're bored

    it sounds so sociopathic when I put it that way

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  • manwiththemachinegunmanwiththemachinegun METAL GEAR?! Registered User regular
    Mass Effect fields!

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  • MancingtomMancingtom Registered User regular
    I hope they hit the right balance of "Feels better to use" and "is still stupid and doing kickflips off mountains" the Mako deserves. I don't think they will because that's impossible. But still.

    I'm looking forward to jumping and boosting, at the same time, off a mountainside. I can think of some planets with potentially great air time.

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  • Lucid_SeraphLucid_Seraph TealDeer MarylandRegistered User regular
    edited April 7
    Mancingtom wrote: »
    I hope they hit the right balance of "Feels better to use" and "is still stupid and doing kickflips off mountains" the Mako deserves. I don't think they will because that's impossible. But still.

    I'm looking forward to jumping and boosting, at the same time, off a mountainside. I can think of some planets with potentially great air time.

    /plasters my various social media feeds with screenshots tagged #SickAirBruh

    /does a kickflip in the Mako

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  • SorceSorce Not ThereRegistered User regular
    Orca wrote: »
    If you shoot a teammate, and they don't die, is it really a crime?

    Nevermind shooting up the Presidium because you're bored

    it sounds so sociopathic when I put it that way
    Rogue Spectres Shepard is the reason you can't draw a weapon on the Citadel in ME2 and 3.

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  • manwiththemachinegunmanwiththemachinegun METAL GEAR?! Registered User regular
    In light of the new character creator changes, let us take a moment to reflect on horrors past.



    I don't think I've ever been able to watch this whole video without needing to take a break from laughing so hard.

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  • DHSDHS Chase lizards.. ...bark at donkeys..Registered User regular
    In light of the new character creator changes, let us take a moment to reflect on horrors past.



    I don't think I've ever been able to watch this whole video without needing to take a break from laughing so hard.

    i can hear the thumbnail

    JACOB, HURGLEBBBUBUBGJNNSLLSVAC JAAACOOOB

    "Grip 'em up, grip 'em, grip 'em good, said the Gryphon... to the pig."
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  • GnomeTankGnomeTank Registered User regular
    Oh god I'm in tears. The last half of that video goes some places.

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  • FencingsaxFencingsax It is difficult to get a man to understand, when his salary depends upon his not understanding GNU Terry PratchettRegistered User regular
    I keep insisting to myself that I just don't find Monster Factory funny, and I keep being wrong.

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  • CambiataCambiata Commander Shepard The likes of which even GAWD has never seenRegistered User regular
    In light of the new character creator changes, let us take a moment to reflect on horrors past.



    I don't think I've ever been able to watch this whole video without needing to take a break from laughing so hard.

    I'd forgotten that in this video they mention Truck Shepard cosplay. I was curious if anyone in fact had made the attempt and this is what I found:

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    (I know only two of them are cosplay, but I like the art I found, too)

    While it doesn't seem that any rich were eaten. It definitely feels like a soup course with broth made from rich stock - bouillonaire if you will - was had.

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  • CambiataCambiata Commander Shepard The likes of which even GAWD has never seenRegistered User regular
    Right now the N7 Elite Costume Group that I am a member of is posting photo collages with three images - the person dressed in cosplay, the character the cosplay is of, and the person doing the cosplay wearing normal clothes. This is one of the funner ones as an example:

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    (it's the only non-human example I saw, but I thought the costuming was on-point)

    Anyway, this trend is how I found out holy hell Mark Meer is a member of this Facebook group! He posted this one:

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    BREAK FANS!

    While it doesn't seem that any rich were eaten. It definitely feels like a soup course with broth made from rich stock - bouillonaire if you will - was had.

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  • JazzJazz Fuck cancer. Un-UKRegistered User regular
    I love just how into it all Mark Meer is, he's as great an ambassador as Mass Effect could hope for and he seems like a really nice dude.

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  • AbsoluteZeroAbsoluteZero The new film by Quentin Koopantino Registered User regular
    In light of the new character creator changes, let us take a moment to reflect on horrors past.



    I don't think I've ever been able to watch this whole video without needing to take a break from laughing so hard.

    I wanted to like this but it's far too aggressively annoying and stupid. I powered through the dumb kiss joke that went on way too long but had to turn it off at the "oh no! uh-oh!" that went on repeat for 7 hours. You don't have to run every single joke directly into the ground by repeating it 57 billion times in quick succession.

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  • AistanAistan Tiny Bat Registered User regular
    Welcome to the Mcelroys, they are an acquired taste.

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  • ArteenArteen Adept ValeRegistered User regular
    In light of the new character creator changes, let us take a moment to reflect on horrors past.



    I don't think I've ever been able to watch this whole video without needing to take a break from laughing so hard.

    I wanted to like this but it's far too aggressively annoying and stupid. I powered through the dumb kiss joke that went on way too long but had to turn it off at the "oh no! uh-oh!" that went on repeat for 7 hours. You don't have to run every single joke directly into the ground by repeating it 57 billion times in quick succession.
    I skimmed through it, but it's not my type of humor.

    This is an instance where the thumbnail encapsulates the joke, making the actual video redundant.

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  • CambiataCambiata Commander Shepard The likes of which even GAWD has never seenRegistered User regular
    edited April 8
    Aistan wrote: »
    Welcome to the Mcelroys, they are an acquired taste.

    I wouldn't call them an acquired taste, I liked them immediately the first time I heard them - which was coincidentally a Monster Factory episode, the Just Like Bart one. But it is a taste and not everyone has the same tastes which is perfectly fine.

    I wish I'd known about the Space-Faring Kiss Boy patch when it was still available, I would love to own it.

    Edit: I do feel like the Mass Effect Monster Factory isn't quite representative of their work in this area, though.The point of monster factory is to create a whack-looking "child" using a robust character creation system and then come to love that child. Since Bioware has never had a robust character creation system, the only method they can use is breaking the game, which makes it seem like Monster factory is about breaking the game, which other people have perhaps done better (Breaking Madden, for example).

    Better representatives of their style are Daz:



    Or the ever-powerful Final Pam:

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    While it doesn't seem that any rich were eaten. It definitely feels like a soup course with broth made from rich stock - bouillonaire if you will - was had.

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  • manwiththemachinegunmanwiththemachinegun METAL GEAR?! Registered User regular
    When they lose it, they lose it. But generally speaking they're pretty chill and know how to provoke each other like all good brothers do.

  • StrikorStrikor Calibrations? Calibrations! Registered User regular
    Mark Meer is a classy dude who makes me want to play manshep but the good smooch options just aren't there.

    Sigh. BioWare problems.

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  • SorceSorce Not ThereRegistered User regular
    If kissing Jack in front of an exploding Atlas is wrong, I don't want to be right.

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  • ProhassProhass Registered User regular
    edited April 9
    Generic man shep all the way, I just love his goofy face

    Looking forward to playing this again, I only ever played them at the time they came out, so it’ll be interesting to see how much I remember. I hope there’s basically all the same cheeves, I’m a big cheeves guy so I hope they have like 3500+ gamescore attached to this

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  • cckerberoscckerberos Registered User regular
    Prohass wrote: »
    I hope there’s basically all the same cheeves

    They've already said this won't be the case:
    Achievements across the trilogy have been updated
    • New achievements have been added to the trilogy
    • Progress for some achievements now carries over across all three games (e.g. Kill 250 enemies across all games)
    • Achievements that were streamlined into one and made redundant were removed
    • A number of achievements have had their objectives/descriptions and/or names updated

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  • JazzJazz Fuck cancer. Un-UKRegistered User regular
    edited April 9
    cckerberos wrote: »
    Prohass wrote: »
    I hope there’s basically all the same cheeves

    They've already said this won't be the case:
    Achievements across the trilogy have been updated
    • New achievements have been added to the trilogy
    • Progress for some achievements now carries over across all three games (e.g. Kill 250 enemies across all games)
    • Achievements that were streamlined into one and made redundant were removed
    • A number of achievements have had their objectives/descriptions and/or names updated

    On the other hand, at least they're all in addition to the cheevos you got in the original versions the first time round.

    It'll be interesting to see if they cap at 1,000 points total or go higher.

    I'm not a cheevo hunter, never was, and ME2 remains one of just two games I've ever got 100% of them in. (Or I guess platinum'd is the term in PS parlance.)

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  • SorceSorce Not ThereRegistered User regular
    NEW CHEEVOS?

    PRE-ORDER CONFIRMED.

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  • JazzJazz Fuck cancer. Un-UKRegistered User regular
    edited April 9
    Strikor wrote: »
    Mark Meer is a classy dude who makes me want to play manshep but the good smooch options just aren't there.

    Sigh. BioWare problems.

    I might try and recreate Mark Meer's face in the character creator for a BroShep run or two. It would only be appropriate (especially considering his own Shepard cosplay).

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  • Lucid_SeraphLucid_Seraph TealDeer MarylandRegistered User regular
    Strikor wrote: »
    Mark Meer is a classy dude who makes me want to play manshep but the good smooch options just aren't there.

    Sigh. BioWare problems.

    JUST RESTORE THE CUT QUEER CONTENT BIOWARE YOU COWARDS

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  • SorceSorce Not ThereRegistered User regular
    Strikor wrote: »
    Mark Meer is a classy dude who makes me want to play manshep but the good smooch options just aren't there.

    Sigh. BioWare problems.

    JUST RESTORE THE CUT QUEER CONTENT BIOWARE YOU COWARDS
    Also remove the gender check for FemShep/Ashley in ME3.

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  • BRIAN BLESSEDBRIAN BLESSED Maybe you aren't SPEAKING LOUDLY ENOUGHHH Registered User regular
    edited April 10
    We all want more decent options but the reality is that that falls far beyond simple remastering and model-texture updates, and working actual content back into the game engine akin to developing an actual expansion to the trilogy (incl. creating new content for the sequels to make the "restored" content actually meaningful) honestly sounds like a shitshow

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  • shoeboxjeddyshoeboxjeddy Registered User regular
    We all want more decent options but the reality is that that falls far beyond simple remastering and model-texture updates, and working actual content back into the game engine akin to developing an actual expansion to the trilogy (incl. creating new content for the sequels to make the "restored" content actually meaningful) honestly sounds like a shitshow

    The weakness of this approach is that people are going to play ME1 and remember that... it kinda sucks in a lot of ways. Better textures won't make the inventory or worse combat any better.

  • Pixelated PixiePixelated Pixie Cupcake Sorceress Registered User regular
    We all want more decent options but the reality is that that falls far beyond simple remastering and model-texture updates, and working actual content back into the game engine akin to developing an actual expansion to the trilogy (incl. creating new content for the sequels to make the "restored" content actually meaningful) honestly sounds like a shitshow

    The weakness of this approach is that people are going to play ME1 and remember that... it kinda sucks in a lot of ways. Better textures won't make the inventory or worse combat any better.

    They're doing more than just "better textures" though...

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  • DHSDHS Chase lizards.. ...bark at donkeys..Registered User regular
    We all want more decent options but the reality is that that falls far beyond simple remastering and model-texture updates, and working actual content back into the game engine akin to developing an actual expansion to the trilogy (incl. creating new content for the sequels to make the "restored" content actually meaningful) honestly sounds like a shitshow

    The weakness of this approach is that people are going to play ME1 and remember that... it kinda sucks in a lot of ways. Better textures won't make the inventory or worse combat any better.

    They're doing more than just "better textures" though...

    they literally are fixing both the combat and inventory. not overhauling but they are marked improvements on the existing systems.

    that's way more than an uprez.

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