Mass Effect 3

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  1. Tom Bombadildo
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    Well, I finished the main story of it today and I must say...wow. Mass Effect is easily one of the greatest game series I've ever completed. Yep, it's that good. "But suprgamr232!" You say, "What about all those other cool game series like Final Fantasy or Kingdom Hearts or LOL CALL OF DUTY??" Nope, not even close.

    I must admit, the ending makes me suspicious. Why? Because

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    Anyways, those who have played it, what do you think? To me it seems this one is more action oriented, as there aren't very many missions where you run around for half an hour searching for something/doing errands. Instead it seems you're fighting the Reapers at every corner, every planet, every space station. It seems to have quite a few more cutscenes as well, at least to me it seemed that way. I also saw an option to turn dialogue options off which was...odd to me, at least in a Mass Effect game. Seems some people just wanted to play the game and didn't care what happened...which brings me to the Renegade/Paragon system. I must admit I didn't pay too much attention to it as it didn't seem to effect very many decisions. There were only a handful of times the dialogue options even came up, but you could still continue on if you hadn't reached that level yet so it seemed a little...unimportant.

    In a particular mission there are also opportunities t o find explanations on a few things some people might be a bit...unaware of. For instance, EDI's existence and various other things about Project Lazarus. I must say, my favorite line in the game had to be when
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    Also gotta say I love the new weapons system/upgrade system works. Basically, you find a weapon anywhere in the galaxy on any mission which is cool. After you find the weapon you can buy it's more powerful version on the Normandy, meaning you don't have to go around shops buying the guns/finding them. The upgrade system also works very well, although I wish you could perhaps use more than 2 for some weapon classes like the Sniper and Assault Rifle. Oh well though, can't have everything.
     
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    I can't believe that no one's replied to this yet. I for one am impressed with the depth to which the decisions we made in ME 1, and ME 2 are affecting the game. I found myself making a big decision or two where I regretted both choices. Either one sucked. I can tell a game is good when you start to get attached to the characters and their peoples.

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    How could you wipe them out!! I didn't...
     
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    If you tell us that you let
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    I will be forced to stomp your manberries into paste. :angry:
     
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    But...but...
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    I don't care if they're so fucking cool that they wear burberry hats and mirrored monocles,
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    Why that's in spoilers I don't know.
     
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    Your Manberries = Paste! :angry:


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    @[member='Vulpes Abnocto']

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  11. Skelletonike

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    I wanna see her face! My game will only arrive tomorrow afternoon... Can't anyone upload her face? D=
     
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    Yeah, I don't mind showing you her face. But you might be disappointed, much like so many other people are.

    Tali's Face






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    Yea, kinda disappointed, but the stock photo is pretty attractive so I'm not as disappointed as others.
     
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    But it's such a fucking cop-out. No creativity at all.
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    At the very least they could show more than a single retouched image of her. Hells bells
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    I thought they'd maker her take off her helm or something. =(
     
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    I'd have been happier if they actually based her face off of Ash Sroka, the voice actress.
     
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    Mass Effect is something that could be called an epic adventure. Kinda like Lord of the Ring, except with interaction! Gotta love how ME3 starts with around 1000 different input variables from past choices..

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