Stolen Pixels #137: Breen Interviews Commander Shepard

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Oh man,it's just hilarious. Poor Shepard,ridiculed on national TV! Okay,not really national,and not really TV,but the point still stands.
 

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That was good, and it doesn't surprise me Breen would play a female toon on ME. And Metro could be Breen's Ed McMahon! Heeeeeeeereee's the Administrator! Okay, doesn't quite roll off the tongue the same way.
LegsyWegsy said:
everytime someone says Commander Shepard i think of the protagonist from Opposing Force, who was cooler anyway
I agree with you on that thought, even though Opposing Force Shepard was just a itty bitty corporal. Considering the guy is still in limbo, definitely hasn't had any chance for rank advancement. Though he may be so weird in the head by now as well, he's calling himself Admiral Shepard of the Intergalactic House of Pancakes.
 

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The best one in weeks, and that's not being negative about the quality of the other Stolen Pixels.
 

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Undead Dragon King said:
"The M Rated Content was most titillating". Your wit, good sir, cuts like a knife.

But seriously, from the way EA is milking the marketing for ME2, it's looking like an interglactic badass shootout fuckfest. It seems that trying to make a BioWare game "sexier" is a running theme for them.
I think developers should make there games more mature. I mean don't make a game thats entirely porn, thats for the japs to do, but Mass Effect was really grown up with their romance plot.
 

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WindScar said:
PlasticTree said:
I'm not too glad with the 'carry over'-function. I would like to continu a savefile where I have a romance with A, and where I saved B (you know what I'm talking about)..but I only saved B in 1 savefile, in which I had a romance with C. Ergo: no savefile with my 2 'criteria'. So I'll have to play ME all over again, or just ignore a bad choice..mweh.
Dude, if someone hasn't played through Mass effect yet, it's their own damn fault, speak clearly and precicely, what on gods green earth do you mean by ABC? o_O
Very well. I have two savefiles. In file 1 I 'dated' Liara, but Wrex died. In file 2 I 'dated' Ashley, but Wrex lived. Of course I want Wrex to be alive in Mass Effect 2, but Liara seems like a much more interesting partner (or whatever she is). And so my problem arises.

PsiMatrix said:
PlasticTree said:
I'm not too glad with the 'carry over'-function. I would like to continu a savefile where I have a romance with A, and where I saved B (you know what I'm talking about)..but I only saved B in 1 savefile, in which I had a romance with C. Ergo: no savefile with my 2 'criteria'. So I'll have to play ME all over again, or just ignore a bad choice..mweh.
It should be pointed out that there will be a choose-your-own starter if you do want to begin again and for those who don't have/never played ME1.
A choose-your-own starter? As in, you can choose what Shepard did in ME1, or as in, there is simply one start-option for beginners where Shepard made choices that Bioware thinks are the best for enjoying the game?
 

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LegsyWegsy said:
everytime someone says Commander Shepard i think of the protagonist from Opposing Force, who was cooler anyway
Ah, but remember, Adrian Shephard was a Corporal, not a Commander.

Y'see, Shamus, I keep track of what attitude each of my characters have by way of naming. For example, my good character in Fallout 3 was Daniel "Don't Call Me Danny" Lupiero, because nobody ever names a bad guy Danny, right? However, the bad girl of the Capital Wasteland I played on my second playthrough was named Alisha "Sin" Sincavage, because thinking of a heavily-armed and leather-clad woman who calls herself "Sin" makes me happy in my happy places.

...I'm sorry, what were we talking about again?
 

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KoreyGM said:
Undead Dragon King said:
"The M Rated Content was most titillating". Your wit, good sir, cuts like a knife.

But seriously, from the way EA is milking the marketing for ME2, it's looking like an interglactic badass shootout fuckfest. It seems that trying to make a BioWare game "sexier" is a running theme for them.
I think developers should make there games more mature. I mean don't make a game thats entirely porn, thats for the japs to do, but Mass Effect was really grown up with their romance plot.
I completely agree with you. I really liked the romancing in ME1. However, you should look up what EA is doing marketing-wise with ME2. Take a look at the newest unveiled character: Subject Zero.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qsefCmNAQR4

Now maybe it's the direction that BioWare wants to take it in, but I feel EA's heavy hand behind this.
 

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PlasticTree said:
A choose-your-own starter? As in, you can choose what Shepard did in ME1, or as in, there is simply one start-option for beginners where Shepard made choices that Bioware thinks are the best for enjoying the game?
The former. The important choices can be made by you without having to play ME1.
 

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Undead Dragon King said:
KoreyGM said:
Undead Dragon King said:
"The M Rated Content was most titillating". Your wit, good sir, cuts like a knife.

But seriously, from the way EA is milking the marketing for ME2, it's looking like an interglactic badass shootout fuckfest. It seems that trying to make a BioWare game "sexier" is a running theme for them.
I think developers should make there games more mature. I mean don't make a game thats entirely porn, thats for the japs to do, but Mass Effect was really grown up with their romance plot.
I completely agree with you. I really liked the romancing in ME1. However, you should look up what EA is doing marketing-wise with ME2. Take a look at the newest unveiled character: Subject Zero.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qsefCmNAQR4

Now maybe it's the direction that BioWare wants to take it in, but I feel EA's heavy hand behind this.
Well I mean thats actually pretty realistic, there are girls like Ashly and then there are girls where the conversation starts with a Hi and ends up a few minutes later in a bed, Subject Zero. But I feel even with Subject Zero's attitude Bioware will make it deeper than that.
 

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KoreyGM said:
Undead Dragon King said:
KoreyGM said:
Undead Dragon King said:
"The M Rated Content was most titillating". Your wit, good sir, cuts like a knife.

But seriously, from the way EA is milking the marketing for ME2, it's looking like an interglactic badass shootout fuckfest. It seems that trying to make a BioWare game "sexier" is a running theme for them.
I think developers should make there games more mature. I mean don't make a game thats entirely porn, thats for the japs to do, but Mass Effect was really grown up with their romance plot.
I completely agree with you. I really liked the romancing in ME1. However, you should look up what EA is doing marketing-wise with ME2. Take a look at the newest unveiled character: Subject Zero.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qsefCmNAQR4

Now maybe it's the direction that BioWare wants to take it in, but I feel EA's heavy hand behind this.
Well I mean thats actually pretty realistic, there are girls like Ashly and then there are girls where the conversation starts with a Hi and ends up a few minutes later in a bed, Subject Zero. But I feel even with Subject Zero's attitude Bioware will make it deeper than that.
Yeah, I get the feeling she'll be more deep than she seems. No doubt we'll be treated to an entire analysis of the insecurities at the root of her blustering, and she'll turn out more sympathetic.
 

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PsiMatrix said:
The former. The important choices can be made by you without having to play ME1.
Awesome, thanks a lot for that. Have been looking around for info like that for quite a while.
 

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You know what I really like about the character creator in Mass Effect?
I looked at the comic and immediately thought: "That´s not commander Shepard, he looked totally different" :)