I would've preferred a Gunther Hermann to be honest, his skul-gun would've been way more threatening than that flimsy "space-age" katana.TopazFusion said:Anyone else thought he looked a bit like Adam Jenson?
[small]or maybe it was just the glasses ...[/small]
But yeah, the cut-scene induced plot armor was pretty frustrating.
Reminds me of that scene in Mass Effect 1 on Noveria where Alestia shows up to reveal that she's a sleeper Asari Commando. I chose the Renegade option, to which Shepard shouts out something along the lines of "She's got two Geth behind her and is pointing a gun at us, SHOOT HER ALREADY!"IFS said:The worst thing about him is that everyone acts like an idiot when he shows up, for example why doesn't shepard just shoot him when in the first stand-off?
This... this so much.Canadish said:How to introduce a villain - by Mac Walters
Step 1: Introduce him in some spin off material that only a handful of people bought. Have him do something badass, like steal someone's cereal, eat it and then clean up after himself. Goldilocks herself would be proud.
Step 2: Have him only show up in the last game of a trilogy. Who needs forethought or planning? Save yourself time by just making shit up on the fly. Some might say these cheapens the impact he leaves and doesn't leave the player feeling rewarded. But ignore them, they're entitled.
Step 3: Make sure he's SUPER BADASS. The kids like that chinese animu shit right? Make him a ninja. A ROBOT ninja. With some super sword made with magical space steel.
Step 4: Make him scary! Have him beat the players over and over, and make sure they can't ruin your perfect story with a thing like "interaction" or "choice".
Step 5: Make sure the players know he's serious! Have him contact and laugh at the player. An angry email is the best for this, so you don't have to have the artists do any work then! I'm such a genius.
Step 6: Make sure the players feel SUPER COOL when they beat him! Have them like...breat his sword or something...with their fist! Huh? Oh right it's made of that bullet deflecting space steel....ah fuck it, I think it's cool!
And there you have it! The PERFECT bad guy!|
Fifth copy?! Why did you buy the first four?!?Gone Rampant said:Ugh, just thinking of him makes me wanna buy my fifth copy of Mass Effect Deception so I can kill it.
Strange thing- my Kindle killed itself while I was reading book 3.Bara_no_Hime said:Fifth copy?! Why did you buy the first four?!?Gone Rampant said:Ugh, just thinking of him makes me wanna buy my fifth copy of Mass Effect Deception so I can kill it.
I read the reviews of Deception and avoided that awful piece of shit like a plague rat with oozing pustules.
Why are you giving money to the people who wrote, edited, and allowed that awful travesty of fiction to exist?
If you want to buy a book with Kai Leng in it to hurt, get book 3 where he's first introduced (and first starts his career as a Marty Stu). At least the rest of the book was good.
Tohuvabohu said:He instantly reminded me of Adam Jensen as soon as I saw him.TopazFusion said:Anyone else thought he looked a bit like Adam Jenson?
[small]or maybe it was just the glasses ...[/small]
Anyway, I never had a problem with his abilities and tech. He IS basically a Phantom unit. So you can't complain about him without also complaining about Phantoms. The worst part about 'him' was the constant cutscene plot armor.[/quote]
I can easily complain about him, he was a poorly developed character who became the team rocket to my Sheppard, the annoying little shit that pops up every other mission to mess with me before i send him on his way.
I'd never complain about a Phantom because you're allowed to fight them without their dad coming over and keeping them from losing. I can head shot a phantom, kai leng is immune to head shot bonus damage in the temple fight. If i shoot a phantom the game doesn't make them immune so that they can put a bandaid on their booboo, I shot kai leng 1 time each time in the temple before he needed to go immune and heal to full to keep him from dying horribly.
Phantoms are fun to fight, they stealth and then sneak around and if you weren't paying attention they stab your dumb ass, kai leng runs around talking shit while basically being garbage, in neither the temple or your final fight does he ever hit me on either of the characters i made, infact the guys he calls into the fight and the attack chopper are the only reasons the whole thing couldn't be dumbed down to what is basically the easiest duel in history.
His only defining moment for me was the email and my anger from the well placed emotion kick was quickly dissolved by my flat out annoyance that he was bragging about a fight that he would of lost if the game didn't make it impossible for him to lose. Of course I've hated the element of the forced lost battle since it started in turn based RPGs way back when, but at least then you actually lost due to overwhelming power you couldn't hope to beat, this was me winning followed by a cutscene telling me i lost.
Because he has strong barriers? Like Saren in the first game. Shepard shoots him but the bullets just bounce off because he has shields/barriers.IFS said:The worst thing about him is that everyone acts like an idiot when he shows up, for example why doesn't shepard just shoot him when in the first stand-off?