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Mass Effect: Andromeda Pre-Release Thread

Discussion in 'BioWare' started by Space Satan, Jul 27, 2014.

  1. Irenaeus II Unwanted Dumbfuck Repressed Homosexual The Real Fanboy

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    It is indeed fascinating (given the amount of money they have) and explains why their games are considered by the monocled connaiser as so internally inconsistent as to be little more than Saturday Morning Cartoon level that should be marketed to sub12 yo kids.
     
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  2. Oesophagus Arcane

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    If a tree falls in a forest, and only Bioware is there to write itself into a corner, is the tree bisexual?
     
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  3. Irenaeus II Unwanted Dumbfuck Repressed Homosexual The Real Fanboy

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    Excellent question.
     
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  4. Jaesun Fabulous Moderator

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    You are aware this is being developed by an entire different division of BioWare right?
     
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  5. Irenaeus II Unwanted Dumbfuck Repressed Homosexual The Real Fanboy

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    Anyone knows of any difference between their divisions? I was under the impression they were a solid monolith of suck.
     
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    No i was not, i thought that there the mass effect people were collaborating with the dragon age people and vice-versa.
     
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  7. Jaesun Fabulous Moderator

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    Call me shirley, but isn't Ultima V: Lazarus just a port? And doesn't that means this Ian Frazier dude has no track record on writing. Reminder that he's joining the company with worse writing in the gaming industry, barring maybe Bethesdard.

    Well, forgive me if I'm wrong, but the Mass Effect crowd will probably find the game fun if it is minimally close to the :popamole:gameplay and shitty collar grabing plus alien romances of the previous titles.

    Or maybe I should vacate the premises and this thread is to be populated of actual fans of this shit franchise? I don't mind leaving in the least, I'm here mostly to mock or with the self-aware naïve hope that they'll make a product that passes my lowest standards of enjoyable entertainment.
     
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  9. Jaesun Fabulous Moderator

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    No.
     
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  11. Irenaeus II Unwanted Dumbfuck Repressed Homosexual The Real Fanboy

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    Never seen a decent game from them since Baldur's Gate.
     
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  12. Jaesun Fabulous Moderator

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    Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2 were very enjoyable games from BioWare.
     
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    Indeed, the mass effect series are very enjoyable action rpgs, and by far Bioware's strongest ip.
     
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  14. racofer Thread Incliner

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    And it's too bad ME3 sort of ruined them by completely ignoring the progress you make on those games. Not surprising, but still a letdown.

    I would really have liked to eventually do a full replay of the three games, even more so if they actually did that remastered edition with all three of them combined using the same mechanics on all games.
     
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  15. Makabb Arcane Shitposter Bethestard

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    Eh Mass Effect was ok for what it was, with 2 it went downhill.
     
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    Which ME mechanics would you chose?
     
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    ME 2 had the tighter overall experience, as an action RPG.
     
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  18. oldmanpaco Master of Siestas

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    ME2 was a cover shooter designed for consoles.
     
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    ME1 had shit shooting mechanics and terrible itemization/exploration, it's gameplay systems weren't very good for what it tried to achieve.
     
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  20. oldmanpaco Master of Siestas

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    I don't know. ME1 shooting was based on your skill level so they were two very different experiences. I do agree that the skill system they had could have done with less points to spend on less boxes. In ME2 they fixed that by getting rid of half the skills. And I would rather take poor itemization than no itemization. Yeah the exploring was sort of lame but there was no exploring in M2.

    I don't know. I have long thought ME2 is one of the worst things that has happened to action RPGs. It was the first of the of Bioware games that just suck ass. DA1 was OK for what it was trying to do. ME1 I enjoyed. ME2, ME3, DA2, DA3 are all terrible.
     
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    To each their own i guess. I'm just happy that they are focusing on ME instead of DA next.
     
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  22. oldmanpaco Master of Siestas

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    I agree with you there. The ME setting can still be salvaged and I have silly hope about this game. It feels like the silly hope I have for the new Star Wars movie so I know I am going to be massively disappointed.
     
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    Since Andromeda will also have the same shitty forced Multi-player, that completely ruined the encounter and area design of Mass Effect 3 (unlike ME and ME2), it will be complete garbage. I have 0% expectations for it.
     
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