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the only thing i care about, that bioware is working on, is The Old Republic. If they do that one right, i shouldn't need another video game for a couple years
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ME 1 great. ME2 failsauced.

ME2 was ruined by the fact that they required you to babysit your Squad through their quests and were pretty stupid, considering the time you were wasting instead of saving people from the collectors. Then Factor in the fact that the main quest was maybe 8 hours long at most, and really didnt build upon everything set up in the first one. There were no hard choices, they all boiled down to what i wanted to happen, and gave me that option, never once was there a moment when i was torn between picking 2 things, something that has happened probably over a dozen times in the witcher 2 alone now.


I hate to say it, but the Human reaper is probably the worst joke i have ever seen in a game. Seriously, when i saw it, i quite nearly turned it off there and thought to myself, really, i played the game this long only to be punked.


Oh, well when you put it like that, I guess everyone hated ME2. Or, at least those who actually LIKED it are just wrong and they like it for all the wrong reasons.

You say "babysit squad", I say character development.
What are you trying to accomplish? Do you think you'll change anyone's mind? I'm in the midst of TW2, and it's a wonderful experience, but I still prefer the characters/storytelling of Mass Effect.

So no, Mass Effect 2 didn't "failsauce" (?), as evidenced by the fact that it received almost universal praise from both critics and fans. You have every right to disagree, but you have to understand that Bioware can't please everyone.
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Oh, well when you put it like that, I guess everyone hated ME2. Or, at least those who actually LIKED it are just wrong and they like it for all the wrong reasons.

You say "babysit squad", I say character development.
What are you trying to accomplish? Do you think you'll change anyone's mind? I'm in the midst of TW2, and it's a wonderful experience, but I still prefer the characters/storytelling of Mass Effect.

So no, Mass Effect 2 didn't "failsauce" (?), as evidenced by the fact that it received almost universal praise from both critics and fans. You have every right to disagree, but you have to understand that Bioware can't please everyone.
I'm agreeing with this guy. I put more than 140 hours into ME2 just replaying it over and over again. I loved that game. But DA2 lost me before the end of the first run-through. I realized that every decision I made had no effect. From character level-up to plotline to talking to my party members, I did not care at all what I did. It was like being spooned baby food. Sure, I get to choose split peas or carrots, but it's the exact same crap that I don't want.

I do recall you talking about you always have to play on hard mode, vhati. If you're not interested in the characters and their decisions, or maybe about playing a role, then you might just be playing the wrong genre.

Also, he's right that you can never make another person change their opinion by arguing. Doesn't matter how well thought or factual you make your statement, an opinion is an opinion.
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post #74 of 110
They should make Dragon Age 3, then rename it Dragon Age 2.
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"Hope it's like origins!"
-never played entire DA2 game

Seriously, though. I can't wait! These guys do an excellent job writing a story!
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"Hope it's like origins!"
-never played entire DA2 game

Seriously, though. I can't wait! These guys do an excellent job writing a story!
Honestly, I didn't like DA2 nearly as much as origins, but I agree it did have a good story (after act 1, I mean, why didn't they just go to the deep roads themselves)? It heated up pretty well though, just wished it had origins style and concept.
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Honestly, I didn't like DA2 nearly as much as origins, but I agree it did have a good story (after act 1, I mean, why didn't they just go to the deep roads themselves)? It heated up pretty well though, just wished it had origins style and concept.
The deep roads section they were going to was too dangerous to trek alone.
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post #78 of 110
I wonder how much these dudes get paid
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Maybe this is a different game to take on MW3, Cod swords and shields style O.o

Everyone will be camping with the mage though
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After not playing any rpg's for years I finally played da and that brought me back into it. I haven't played a game that good in a really, really long time.

The 2nd one seemed like it took most of the battle strategy out of the game. I loved being a rogue in the first one especially with the stun locks but the battle system of the 2nd really dumbed the combat down. I guess it was made to be more mainstream and "consolized" though so you can't make everyone happy.
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