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Old November 14, 2009, 11:13 PM
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while the store story isnt bad the game overall was bad, side missions dull, combat lacking and I failed to like either of the characters you had to choose between.

Though, I did like the story enough to be hopeful that ME2 will be better
I disagree that the whole game was bad. The combat was different (read wierd) but once you figured it out, it was a lot of fun. The side missions (of which I went through all of them) was astonishingly repetitive, though =(. But you could skip by those side missions and feed through the main game and be greatly entertained.

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I stopped playing it was bored. should i give it another go?
Skip the side missions, and yea :P It's worth going through the entire game at least once, I would say.
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Old November 15, 2009, 05:45 AM
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will give it a second chance i really did not give it the time it needed so i will make some time to get to it. thank for the info/opinion's guys/gals
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Old November 15, 2009, 08:49 AM
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i really like the side missions, something to do on the off side.
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Old November 15, 2009, 08:24 PM
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The side missions were all identical, and I do not mean similar you were on the same map with the same annoying mountains in the same annoying vehicle with the same base with the same objective. The only difference is on was green and another was red. And they made up a large part of the game. And they arent that skippable if you want/need money.

Another point is the fact that you could essentially buy the best equipment right off the bat. There is no way you should be able to get the experimental specter gear at level 1.

Combat, I dont know, it was neutral, not a big fan of third person shooters. I can see the advantage of say being able to zoom out every once in a while to control squadmates but I like to be able to aim myself. It wasnt horrible, but it was by no means good. It was ok, and it amused me for a while before becoming tedious.

Some smaller gripes which do add up for me were the underpopulation of everything, the talk of colonies but the inability to visit them, the vehicle, the unlikability of several of the characters- the krogan made up for that to some degree, the blatant good vs badass conversation choices-are we that stupid that we were unable to decipher that on our own? There was a lot of talk of interesting things in the game but none of them came to fruition. The game had very little replay value for me personally, I may be alone in that. The first playthrough got dull for me. It also had the feeling of console port in a big way. So lots of little things, a few big and I think I am done rambling, its been a while since Ive touched it. I'm just glad that Dragon Age was quite the departure.
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Old November 16, 2009, 08:56 AM
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To the OP - yes that was a tough choice. And I loved this game, and can't wait until the new one comes out. I'm so pumped for ME2 and believe it or not the new AVP - that's where my gaming bucks are going to be spent.
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heres one thing about this game.

it's good training for when it happens!
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Another point is the fact that you could essentially buy the best equipment right off the bat. There is no way you should be able to get the experimental specter gear at level 1.

Maybe I was missing something but I don't recall anyway of getting the really good armor until later in the game, at least on the PC version that I played.
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Maybe I was missing something but I don't recall anyway of getting the really good armor until later in the game, at least on the PC version that I played.

same, i know i couldnt get the colossus gear until at least like 40, and even now i cant find the max version anyways.

maybe he is talking about that scorpio gear you find early on, which yea, last a long time.
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I was talking mostly about the specter class weapons but I fail to remember anything about the armors.
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