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Anyone else feel that it's sloppy that the Kett and the Collectors (ME2) are the same kind of creature?
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Anyone else feel that it's sloppy that the Kett and the Collectors (ME2) are the same kind of creature?


You never know, it might not be a coincidence. tongue.gif


Otherwise they can just chalk it up to "evolutionary convergence" or whatever. Humanoid aliens and ugly humanoid baddies are a staple of the whole genre, after all, and the lore never adequately explains it.
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On a slightly different topic, I've been listening to the OST. I was hopeful because the theme song that plays on the menu is actually pretty good IMO.... but as I listen to the OST it's just generic action/space music, with nothing beyond the main theme standing out. Granted I'm not quite halfway through the album, so maybe something else will stand out, but I already miss Jack Wall and Sam Hulick.

 

ME3 and parts of ME2 are probably my favorite game soundtrack ever.

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On a slightly different topic, I've been listening to the OST. I was hopeful because the theme song that plays on the menu is actually pretty good IMO.... but as I listen to the OST it's just generic action/space music, with nothing beyond the main theme standing out. Granted I'm not quite halfway through the album, so maybe something else will stand out, but I already miss Jack Wall and Sam Hulick.

ME3 and parts of ME2 are probably my favorite game soundtrack ever.

Good to know, thanks. I just got the OST in a Stellaris mod, and I plan on seeing how it fits as ambience (as the other ME soundtracks are a perfect fit).
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On a slightly different topic, I've been listening to the OST. I was hopeful because the theme song that plays on the menu is actually pretty good IMO.... but as I listen to the OST it's just generic action/space music, with nothing beyond the main theme standing out. Granted I'm not quite halfway through the album, so maybe something else will stand out, but I already miss Jack Wall and Sam Hulick.

ME3 and parts of ME2 are probably my favorite game soundtrack ever.

I agree nothing outstanding. But I must say I quiet like that Heleus (Galaxy Map) in the OST. Only one I really like, sounds pretty neat to me in addition to main menu. Last track AFAIK.,
     
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On a slightly different topic, I've been listening to the OST. I was hopeful because the theme song that plays on the menu is actually pretty good IMO.... but as I listen to the OST it's just generic action/space music, with nothing beyond the main theme standing out. Granted I'm not quite halfway through the album, so maybe something else will stand out, but I already miss Jack Wall and Sam Hulick.

ME3 and parts of ME2 are probably my favorite game soundtrack ever.

Doesn't help they hired someone that's made almost nothing worth of note:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Paesano
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I'm very surprised that this game reuses face models for important, named characters. Lexi's face mesh is the same as the Asari reporter/journalist, and some random Asari NPCs also have that face. The only difference is skin texture. You'd expect better from a CINEMATICK!!!1! game. Although I suppose that's only new for Asari, since most Turians have the same face models and same for other species.
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I'm very surprised that this game reuses face models for important, named characters. Lexi's face mesh is the same as the Asari reporter/journalist, and some random Asari NPCs also have that face. The only difference is skin texture. You'd expect better from a CINEMATICK!!!1! game. Although I suppose that's only new for Asari, since most Turians have the same face models and same for other species.

When they said ME:A was going to be a whole new universe/story, etc. I was so excited, when I saw all the same races were being used, I was like egh.... the idea they didn't try to even have an ounce of creativity is what did me in, I am glad I canceled my pre-order in time, dodged a bullet for more than one reason.

I wish EVE Online had a freeform mode, where I could just summon all the pretty space ships and fly around and battle and such on a single player type thing. I really need something to cure my space fix.
    
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Anybody else getting worse performance since the patch? The game loads choppy at times, especially on the Tempest.
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