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Mass Effect Trilogy

Discussion in 'BioWare' started by GarfunkeL, Jun 21, 2016.

  1. Tytus Arcane

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    The only way to "save" Mass Effect would be to bring back Drew Karpyshyn and Chris L'etoile - they basically wrote the main story and all the important lore. The new games should follow their original story plan (that was being changes since the ending of ME2), but would have to be a remake of the entire trilogy which will never happen. For example their reveal for what Collectors were doing was actually much more interesting than what Bioware actually went with.
     
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  2. Hermes Trismegistus Literate

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    Chris L'etoile's role in writing Mass Effect cannot be overstated, he was the loreguy, the one who wrote all of the planetary descriptions, he pushed for a less Star Trek-y universe and was responsible for some of the best written characters. He only worked on the first game and some of the second and his disappearance from the team is very noticeable. Old Hermes has saved some blogposts he wrote about the development of the first game and I will leave them here for posterity and to grant knowledge to those who seek it, it's not a part of the hermetic corpus, but you should read it anyway if you are interested in Mass Effect. To most this is lost knowledge.l

    I also saved a part of his page on the wiki, where he wrote about the parts of the games he worked on and could claim full credit for.

     
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  3. Ninjerk Arcane

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    That's very interesting for a game that ended up being Cassandra kills the dragons.
     
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  4. Tytus Arcane

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    Yeah I remember reading on some forum right after ME3 launched when he aired his frustrations about the whole thing. He said that they begun to be overruled by people paid more than him. So he probably meant Hudson, Walters etc.
    It really started happening to a big extent during ME2 when for example he was pissed that they started making Geth into a pinocchio trope while he himself wrote them specificity to avoid that.
    Or they started to throw all the important plot point they wrote with Drew out the airlock and substitute them with humanity is special, humanity is the best.
     
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  5. Tytus Arcane

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    I saved some of it. And also from some article:







     
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  6. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    and nothing of value was lost
    Earth was in a far worse state in Star Trek's universe at this point, what a dumbass.
    Turns out that having magic replicators that create anything on demand fixes a lot of problems.
     
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  7. Hermes Trismegistus Literate

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    Very nice. Old Hermes had it all saved once but I lost it. Anyone know what L'Etoile is up to now? Is he still in the industry?
     
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  8. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    I want to replay Mass Effect but the rumor of a remaster coming out soon is preventing me from doing it
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  9. Lord_Potato Arcane

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    Go and play the old games. They're still fine. Remasters will propably not be worth it anyway.
     
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  10. Readher Learned

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    https://www.gematsu.com/2020/09/por...rilogy-remastered-for-ps4-xbox-one-and-switch
     
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  11. Tyranicon A Memory of Eternity Developer

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    If it was a remake, I would be much more interested. But a remaster with some higher-detail textures and new lighting... I don't see what's the point because the gameplay and graphics are still going be dated. It's like the Kingdoms of Amalur remaster (which according to fans, is a patch). I don't get it.
     
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  12. J1M Arcane

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    It mostly hinges on the hope of a new 5th ending that sets up future sequels.

    And less realistic wishes like importing the sequel combat into the first game.
     
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  13. JDR13 Magister

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    :killit:
     
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  14. Togukawa Learned Patron

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    The basic story of me3 is completely flawed. It all hinges on building something that isnt understood, which should in a nonretarded universe turn out to be a trick killing everyone, like in
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    Having the macguffin spawn a literal machine god with galaxy wide magic powers is the most retarded thing I have ever seen, and thats not even touching on how stupidly the actual execution was done.

    I can't understand people hoping for a fifth variation of retardation, as if it would fix anything.
     
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  15. oldmanpaco Master of Siestas

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    The problem with ME3 (story wise) was that they were trapped in EPICness. A smaller ME not created by a bunch of woke zoomer faggots might be OK. But they need to fix the ending of ME3 to give an option for the galaxy to survive more or less intact for that to happen or you're stuck in prequel land which no one cares about.
     
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  16. Tytus Arcane

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    :prosper::prosper::prosper::prosper::prosper::prosper::prosper::prosper:
     
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  17. Wayward Son Fails to keep valuable team members alive

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    I’m commander Shepard and this is still one of my favorite series on the personal computer.
     
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  18. Stella_Brando Arcane

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    This is perfect.


    Didn't Alistair Raynolds just rip off Steve Childers?
     
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