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I Know I'm speaking as a somewhat, minority here. However it always bugged me that the lead in most modern Bioware games is always portrayed as a male, the comment "The Player's lady of choice" just made me think on the point .. don't they believe us women play the game? =(
You can choose to be a female and hit on men. As a male, you can hit on men. You can also hit on women, as a female. Its pretty open ended.

I know, most of your point is that in the press statement they are targeting a certain demographic. But the fact that the option exists is pretty stellar, to me at least. In Mass Effect I created a butch lesbian character and it was quite entertaining. I also created a gay male character with pink hair. The fact that games allow for this kind of variety is pretty cool in my book.
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that just makes me hate the game even more.

Earth is being raped by the reapers, but your crew cant help but catfight.

Once again, Bioware is showing that it has no idea how to write a story, or give characters depth.

Instead of a world that feels alive, they provide a world where you are in control of every situation, and everyone falls to our whim.

Bring on the witcher 2. a real rpg.


...Are you saying that the ENTIRE crew would be fixated on the SOLE purpose of saving Earth for the entirety of the game and not talk/joke/human stuff with the crewmates?
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that just makes me hate the game even more.

Earth is being raped by the reapers, but your crew cant help but catfight.

Once again, Bioware is showing that it has no idea how to write a story, or give characters depth.

Instead of a world that feels alive, they provide a world where you are in control of every situation, and everyone falls to our whim.

Bring on the witcher 2. a real rpg.
It actually proves that bioware wants to give you complete control over your character's attitude, preferences, and goals. This is pretty much the definition of a "real RPG", which in case you have forgotten stands for "Role Playing Game". Playing a game with the storyline on rails and no control over your characters actions is not a "real RPG" in any sense of the phrase.
    
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Jealous and love triangles? I did highschool already, thank you very much.
    
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Jealous and love triangles? I did highschool already, thank you very much.
Hate to tell you this but it kind of exists all the way into adulthood :-/
    
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Well looks like my post got deleted. I guess a picture of a cute cat with the words "I will kill you slowly" is just too much for OCN. Regardless, the post I addressed has been addressed well by others. In case it was taken poorly, I did not mean to antagonize the poster I was referring to. I even see his point in a way, though I disagree with it too. My intentions were for pure comedy. Sorry if I offended anyone.
Edited by AMW1011 - 5/15/11 at 5:23pm
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I Know I'm speaking as a somewhat, minority here. However it always bugged me that the lead in most modern Bioware games is always portrayed as a male, the comment "The Player's lady of choice" just made me think on the point .. don't they believe us women play the game? =(
The only thing I have here, is the Canon story of Mass Effect is that Shepard is a male. So... when they refer to the Commander in a Canon sense, it is not wrong to refer to a male.

But I understand your pain.

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Uh oh, you're just revealed that you're a girl, bad mistake.
a female should not have to hide on a forum... little boys need to grow the heck up
    
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that just makes me hate the game even more.

Earth is being raped by the reapers, but your crew cant help but catfight.

Once again, Bioware is showing that it has no idea how to write a story, or give characters depth.

Instead of a world that feels alive, they provide a world where you are in control of every situation, and everyone falls to our whim.

Bring on the witcher 2. a real rpg.
Lol. And Valve puts out garbage.

Cat fights over men/things/emotions would, and will erupt 5 minutes from our Species' demise. Welcome to adult hood. I think this is AWESOME personally.
    
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Hate to tell you this but it kind of exists all the way into adulthood :-/
Only if you let it. I have made an active effort to distance myself from that kinda of mess. I've let a bunch of "friends" go, but I am much happier for it.

/lifelessons

This is little deep for the video game forum lol.
    
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Only if you let it. I have made an active effort to distance myself from that kinda of mess. I've let a bunch of "friends" go, but I am much happier for it.

/lifelessons

This is little deep for the video game forum lol.
I think I invite that kind of mess, even though I try to distance myself from it.

/drphil
    
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