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So instead of listening to all the backlash against DA2 they did the same, or even more for ME3?
I dont think ill be buying ME3 if this turns out how I think it will...
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So instead of listening to all the backlash against DA2 they did the same, or even more for ME3?
I dont think ill be buying ME3 if this turns out how I think it will...
At least it wasn't a rush job like DA2 is, I haven't played DA yet so I can only comment subjectively, but DA is more of a traditional RPG then ME so striping that down is gonna piss off the fans.

I like that they made the shooter mechanics better from 1 to 2, but I hate that they stripped the RPG down to nothing. Bring back the full inventory system and bring back a more in depth skill system for ME 3.

The skill system in ME2 was largely cosmetic, at the end of the game, everyone had the same character. As for the inventory system, I don't even know why people complained about this in ME1, just sell stuff before missions and it never got cluttered.
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I am enjoying the story of ME2, heck I even bought all of the DLC.. But I believe ME 1 was superior in every way.
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I love how so many of you are so elitist that you believe that making the game more appealing automatically means its dumbing the game down for the masses lol.

Snap judgments anyone?
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Mass Effect 1 quickly became one of my favorite games and enjoy it every time I replay it... Mass Effect 2 I had huge hopes for, and while I did enjoy it, it paled in comparison to ME1 in every-way for me, heck I only had the desire to play it once; some parts I grew bored...

I was really hoping they'd make ME3 better by bringing back some of the RPG elements (inventory, skill, etc)... However, if they continue to try to 'appeal to the masses' I have a feeling the series will go in order of Best to Worst from 1-3. I will not make judgement yet... I still have hopes that they will make an enjoyable game.

I'm not a true RPG-er... I tend to like more action driven and mature/graphic RPGs, with not too much fantasy, magic, or weird races of people... Some of the only RPGs to date that I've fully enjoyed and have come back to time and time again is Mass Effect 1 and The Witcher. (At least I have high hopes for The Wither 2)
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I love how so many of you are so elitist that you believe that making the game more appealing automatically means its dumbing the game down for the masses lol.

Snap judgments anyone?
Usually, I would agree with you. I hate how much people over-react here. But, dammit I can't think of any time where "appealing to a large audience" didn't steal some of that luster. Developers can crap all over Crysis 2, MoH, Battlefield, just leave my Mass Effect alone QQ.
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I love how so many of you are so elitist that you believe that making the game more appealing automatically means its dumbing the game down for the masses lol.

Snap judgments anyone?
We are always skeptical when developers say things like this...They reserve the right to prove us wrong, but usually when they say that it means the game just got less deep.
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At least it wasn't a rush job like DA2 is, I haven't played DA yet so I can only comment subjectively, but DA is more of a traditional RPG then ME so striping that down is gonna piss off the fans.

I like that they made the shooter mechanics better from 1 to 2, but I hate that they stripped the RPG down to nothing. Bring back the full inventory system and bring back a more in depth skill system for ME 3.

The skill system in ME2 was largely cosmetic, at the end of the game, everyone had the same character. As for the inventory system, I don't even know why people complained about this in ME1, just sell stuff before missions and it never got cluttered.
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I love how so many of you are so elitist that you believe that making the game more appealing automatically means its dumbing the game down for the masses lol.

Snap judgments anyone?
DA: Origins was fantastic and by far one of the best rpgs ever, which is rare for modern era. When they made DA2 and switched the system to appeal to a larger crowd, I said . After I played it I had diarrhea for a week.

This may not be the case, but when I hear "mass" I hear "console", just paranoia.
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We are always skeptical when developers say things like this...They reserve the right to prove us wrong, but usually when they say that it means the game just got less deep.
Yeah, I wish when they said that it wasn't the case... but it typically is...

We wouldn't be upset and barking predictions if just about every time a developer mentioned that the game appeal more to the masses, the game became more simplistic and takes away most of what the hardcore fans of the given series loved about it in the first place.
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