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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby Vegedus » Wed Mar 21, 2012 2:44 pm

I think at this point it's hard to guess at what "most" "hardcore" fans disliked most about the ending. There's a lot of different problems with it that people are emphasizing differently. I'm not sure if it's a bigger issue to people that the endings weren't very different, or that earlier choices didn't affect them, for instance. Similarly, some think you blew up the entire galaxy by blowing up the relays while others would just have liked if you didn't have to blow up the relays, given some unfortunate consequences of that. That more readiness led to a better ending, if not a happy one.
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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby Glahardt » Wed Mar 21, 2012 2:49 pm

aj_gatsz wrote:The game is +18, and not ponies and candy. I mean the game starts with a child getting killed, and haunting your dreams, who would expect a happy ending after that?
Really?
When we said that the ending is bad, it's not that it's depressing or sad or something that doesn't fit into our fantasy. It's that it's just really bad writing and design.
Not to mention I found that shit annoying. Wanna make me feel guilty? Fuck no, fuck you kid. I wanted to help and what did you say? And then they felt the need to focus on his death when you leave Earth. Whoopde-fucking-doo. And as if it's not enough there's those guilt trip dreams. Fuck no kid, you can fuck off to whatever Hellpit spawned you, I'm not feeling guilty over your death and I'm not feeling sorry for you.

Also, obligatory ZP.
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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby Remni » Wed Mar 21, 2012 3:42 pm

Well here's our answer on the ending.
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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby Vegedus » Wed Mar 21, 2012 3:46 pm

It's still a bit vague. It seems more like they'll expand on the original endings, to give them more context, than make alternate ones. Of course, they've had a total of two weeks to work on it, so they're probably not entirely sure what they're gonna do yet either.
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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby Ro Wong » Wed Mar 21, 2012 11:40 pm

Remni wrote:Well here's our answer on the ending.


Honestly, I'd prefer to stay away from any site that has had their people posting youtube vids personally attacking anyone during this. And Yahoo, for obvious lack of data reseach.

This one seemed to have a nice viewpoint on the matter.
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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby Remni » Thu Mar 22, 2012 12:33 pm

Well from what was explained, BioWare is going to make alternate endings that will be DLC. If you want the different endings then you pay for em, otherwise it stays like it is.
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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby Asmodai » Thu Mar 22, 2012 1:48 pm

The Mysteries of Legion & Friends

Well that certainly was.... something
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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby Glahardt » Thu Mar 22, 2012 7:18 pm

Welp... That's plenty amusing.
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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby Asmodai » Fri Mar 23, 2012 9:58 am

So in response to the bad publicity Bioware is getting for their ending of ME3, Mode7 decided to try a little test by altering the ending of Frozen Synapse

I'm not sure what to think of this...

I mean, Frozen Synapse and ME3 have nothing in common... What are they trying to accomplish here? It feels a bit artsy-fartsy to me "Look at us being all deep and understanding". I'm hoping the ending is only temporary, I still need to finish that game and I'd rather not get that ending >.>

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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby Remni » Fri Mar 23, 2012 12:22 pm

Actually that ending to Frozen Synapse is only up for a "limited time" as the patch notes say. Really they're just making fun of BioWare.
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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby Asmodai » Fri Mar 23, 2012 4:11 pm

Mass Effect 3: How it should have ended

I got a good laugh out of that
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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby Vegedus » Fri Mar 23, 2012 4:53 pm

The last episode of TTGL is sooo exploitable. Not related to Mass Effect, but still.
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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby BobSagat » Sat Mar 24, 2012 1:28 am

Remni wrote:Actually that ending to Frozen Synapse is only up for a "limited time" as the patch notes say. Really they're just making fun of BioWare.

They're actually making fun of the people who want a "better" ending.

If you haven't played Frozen Synapse, I'll just say that it doesn't really have a happy ending in the least.
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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby Asmodai » Sun Mar 25, 2012 5:42 pm

Gamer Poop: Mass Effect 3

That man is a genius I tell you... A GENIUS!
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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby Asmodai » Mon Mar 26, 2012 9:40 am

So... Mass Effect: Team Assault

Looks like a Halo/Unreal Tournament clone... glad they scrapped that one.
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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby Glahardt » Mon Mar 26, 2012 9:13 pm

Copyright claim...
For a dead game...
Fucking...
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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby MQuinny1234 » Tue Mar 27, 2012 5:35 pm

I haven't played this, but I thought you guys might get a yuck out of this.

http://www.vgcats.com/comics/
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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby Asmodai » Wed Mar 28, 2012 1:54 pm

A disgruntled fan sends Bioware 400 cupcakes

"No matter what color you choose, They all taste the same."

Priceless
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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby Asmodai » Sun Apr 01, 2012 8:44 am

Mass Effect Cartoon

I love you Harry Partridge
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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby Remni » Sun Apr 01, 2012 10:33 am

I was just about to post that up, Asmo. Gotta love creative April 1st jokes.
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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby Asmodai » Sun Apr 01, 2012 11:29 am

I don't think its a april's fool joke per se, those kind of videos are kinda what Harry does
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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby Vegedus » Sun Apr 01, 2012 1:36 pm

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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby Asmodai » Sun Apr 01, 2012 3:39 pm

Lets all enjoy the newest Mojang game: Mars Effect!
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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby Vegedus » Sun Apr 01, 2012 4:14 pm

I laughed at "Steve Online".
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Re: Mass Effect 3

Postby Glahardt » Mon Apr 02, 2012 11:37 am

Featuring Marauder Shields as the protagonist. Kappa
(Sorry, it's a Dtoid thing, I just really like that expression)

Also, found a thread on Bioware that says Shepard symbolizes Jesus.
Is lulz.
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