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You know what the worst part about Mass Effect 3 was?

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User Info: Forever Shadowed

Forever Shadowed
2 years ago#1
(and theres a lot to choose from!)

ME1/2: Wow the Reapers are undefeateable how could we possibly beat them?

ME3: The Prologue Mission was LITERALLY: Operation recover Dues Ex Machina.
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User Info: Ch3wy

Ch3wy
2 years ago#2
I thought it was Priority Earth.
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User Info: Forever Shadowed

Forever Shadowed
2 years ago#3
Maybe, I don't exactly remember since I played it when it first came out and drank away my memories of it.

All I remember is that it was the Mars mission and that mission was very early.
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2 years ago#4
I accidentally clicked your profile (on Mobile). We signed up really close to each other.
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User Info: crawdad

crawdad
2 years ago#5
Remind me which mission that was.
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User Info: Ikari Gendo

Ikari Gendo
2 years ago#6
It's not a deus ex machina if it's at the beginning and lasts literally the whole story.
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Nicodimus
2 years ago#7
The last 10 minutes.
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User Info: JohnMafia

JohnMafia
2 years ago#8
Yeah, I'm definitely not on the hate ME3 train. I really loved the game. However, the weakest part is definitely the convenient "We discovered a device to stop them" thing. Would have been better if hints were dropped of the device's existence when you met Virgil in ME1 and incorporating a "Try to find the location" quest in ME2, then actually finding it in ME3. The way it was done just felt like building up an impossible situation for you, then sudden deus ex machina.

It may have been introduced early in ME3, sure, but to me its a series as a whole. Its always the ME Universe to me and not 3 separate stories.
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CELTEKK
2 years ago#9
enough with the mass effect 3 topics already. it's been 2 years. no one ••••ing cares anymore you nerd
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User Info: Forever Shadowed

Forever Shadowed
2 years ago#10
Ikari Gendo posted...
It's not a deus ex machina if it's at the beginning and lasts literally the whole story.


Well, I agree 99% of the time a DEM applies to the ending but I don't think the overall idea of one - "whereby a seemingly unsolvable problem is suddenly and abruptly resolved by the contrived and unexpected intervention of some new event, character, ability or object" - is ruined over WHERE it takes place.

Some hidden anti-reaper device buried under Mars (which BTW is right next to the human home world and (I think) Liara was around it too!) is a major DEM based on the previous games' attitude about the Reapers.
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