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    Quote Originally Posted by Zao View Post
    Anyone else here read http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/0...f-mass-effect/ and started a new game right afterwards?
    Nope because I am currently on another playthrough on my Soldier but this time not a classic Soldier but a Biotic Soldier.

    Yes I am currently on track for my personal Insanity speed-run record in a 100% playthrough. You have no idea how OP the Bonus Power "Flare" is. It rips shit apart in a 10 meter radius. I have currently +70% power damage and Flare rips shit apart. It has a 5 sec cool-down time for me and with Adrenaline Rush I can even use it for free.

    I never had so much fun in Mass Effect than with this build.

    Edit: If you are asking why I am not playing an Adept with Flare I have to say that the Soldier has a lot of weapon damage too which is kinda handy as it means that you can do a lot of weapon damage and still quickly kill anything with Flare.

    Power damage does also increase the damage of the Ammo powers which is extremely good. My Biotic Soldier rules !!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zao View Post
    Anyone else here read http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/0...f-mass-effect/ and started a new game right afterwards?
    They fought aliens, robots, clones, politicians, and reporters
    This is how you spot someone who actually played ME, and not just talking out of their ass like a certain PSP-licking wombat.

    Also, i was thinking...
    Considering the crewmates and how vital they became to the future of the galaxy thanks to Sheps influence...
    Shepard is the Space Jesus and the crewmates are his Space Apostles.
    But theres no Judas, because Space Jesus is better than normal Jesus.

    I guess that the name "Shepard" isnt just a reference to Alan Shepard.

    I feel like we have discussed this before...
    Feeling like a proper cult of shepard, this thread.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Illusive Man View Post
    Try to beat that, BroShep !!

    Sorry, but I can't take this seriously when she's wearing only her underwear.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kQEomiswrM

    Snagged FluffyLlamaNinja's video. Underwear's just awkward.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zao View Post
    Anyone else here read http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/0...f-mass-effect/ and started a new game right afterwards?
    I may or may not be in the middle of Mass Effect 2 right now >.>

    Look!

    The case was on my desk, staring at me, taunting me.

    I tried to resist.

    I made it about a week before I gave in and stuck the disk in the drive . . .
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    People are still using physical copies in 2012+1?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gravath View Post
    People are still using physical copies in 2012+1?
    Uh . . . maybe a little.

    ME2's probably the last disk game I bought. Actually, I have ME3's disk too, didn't think of it because I don't run it off the disk.
    Last edited by Adam Jensen; 2013-05-10 at 02:35 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gravath View Post
    People are still using physical copies in 2012+1?
    I guess some of us prefer it that way, as with books.
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    FFVII is the NIRVANA of the RPGs, i mean the band of course. WAAAAY TOO OVERRATED. waay too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shimargh View Post
    I guess some of us prefer it that way, as with books.
    It's nice to see them arranged on a shelf.

    But I'm more likely to buy them digitally now.

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    Nothing beats a good book. The smell and feel of it in your hands. Also I prefer buying physical copies of games as well, just to know I have it. Also you cant buy most games on the xbox digitally yet anyway so
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    PC games are one thing, but i agree with the book feel.

    Hell, im going to buy a Xbox 360 just because i want two games that arent availible for PC.

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    I prefer books too, but I'm reading something around 3000-4000 pages a month, and I literally have no more space left for books on my shelf except for the ones I want to reread occasionally (wheel of Time, Malazan series, Dresden Files, Black Company and various others. So I'm content with my kindle now.


    Games are another thing entirely. I love Collector's Editions and feature them and their contents (Statues, Artwork, etc) prominently in my flat.

    On a sidenote: I'm still pissed about the fact that I have to play the first two games with the horrible, horrible german synchronisation because there's no way to get an english language pack for them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zao View Post
    Anyone else here read http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/0...f-mass-effect/ and started a new game right afterwards?
    How did he spend sub 30 hours per ME1 but 31+ hours per ME3...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gravath View Post
    PC games are one thing, but i agree with the book feel.

    Hell, im going to buy a Xbox 360 just because i want two games that arent availible for PC.
    And what might they be?

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    lol I just bought a PS Vita, just for Soul Sacrifice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zao View Post
    I prefer books too, but I'm reading something around 3000-4000 pages a month, and I literally have no more space left for books on my shelf except for the ones I want to reread occasionally (wheel of Time, Malazan series, Dresden Files, Black Company and various others. So I'm content with my kindle now.
    I also prefer paper to the screen of my Nook, but I like my Nook for travel because often on aircraft (especially traveling military) and in vehicles there isn't enough light for a book.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zao View Post
    Anyone else here read http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/0...f-mass-effect/ and started a new game right afterwards?
    Eh, damn you. I just finished a playthrough of all three MEs and now I have to do it again, this time with the build The Illusive Man said just to try it.
    That video on the first page was really something, made me think about the series from start to finish once again.

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    While I can sit at my computer and read manga or fictional wiki entries (Star Wars/Trek, ME, WH40k, etc...). I enjoy a physical book in my hands, being able to flip through pages.

    For computer games, I have a lot of discs for games I bought over the years. Since I upgraded my internet to 250mb/s, that along with a SSD. I don't have to wait long to download any game. Plus a lot of the discs games I have don't work for Windows 7. I must have bought the CnC collection (Pre-generals) many times because I lost all the discs as a kid. But with my Origin account and I have all those games there. I can download them and play them whenever.

    I also own all the ME and WoW books. I own most of the Star Wars books, although there is some I stay away from because the reviews I've read on them are terrible (that and a lot of the books are considered non-canon). Oh, and I own two versions of that horrible ME book that wasn't written by Drew. The original one and the re-written copy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yakobro View Post
    How did he spend sub 30 hours per ME1 but 31+ hours per ME3...

    :\
    ME1: 5 hours
    ME2: 68 hours
    ME3: 241 hours

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    And what might they be?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gravath View Post
    ME1: 5 hours
    ME2: 68 hours
    ME3: 241 hours
    Get out.

    Now.

    A full playthrough of ME1 takes 45-55 hours :\ (unsure of real time due to some afk/wandering around ingame looking for more stuff )

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yakobro View Post
    Get out.

    Now.

    A full playthrough of ME1 takes 45-55 hours :\ (unsure of real time due to some afk/wandering around ingame looking for more stuff )
    Eh, no. I get tired of the blah side missions after a while so it takes me 25-30 hours.

    And I don't have any ME1 DLCs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Adam Jensen View Post
    Eh, no. I get tired of the blah side missions after a while so it takes me 25-30 hours.

    And I don't have any ME1 DLCs.
    Heretic!

    Batarian DLC is free! And it's resolved in ME3!
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