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Wait...I thought Mass Effect was a shooter?

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3 years ago#1
I just picked up the Trilogy a few days ago, popped the first game in expecting a TPS...
Find out it's a turn-based AD&D battle system with a manual attack button?

Must admit...kinda disappointed...
Guess I should have done some research before purchasing.
I mean, I'm still going to play the games but my view of what they are has changed completely.
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3 years ago#2
You thought wrong lol. Even in its third iteration, its an RPG that just happens to use TPS as its combat system.
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3 years ago#3
Mass Effect is an RPG, Mass Effect 2 and 3 are TPS.
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3 years ago#4
mogar002 posted...
Mass Effect is an RPG, Mass Effect 2 and 3 are TPS.


They're all RPGs/TPS, they just moved the camera in the 2nd and third ones.
3 years ago#5
Turn based? What game are you playing?
3 years ago#6
Mass Effect turn based???
Dah fah???
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3 years ago#7
Whats going on in this topic im so confused i cant stop dancing
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3 years ago#8
Its a TPS, you can just pull the power wheel down anytime to pause the game and select powers. If you don't want to do that just hotkey the powers.

ME1 is still more of an RPG and has an awkward combat system. 2 and 3 are much more standard TPS fare.
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3 years ago#9
Paying the game is the worse part of the game......

/opinion...
3 years ago#10
labounti posted...
Paying the game is the worse part of the game......

/opinion...


Who actually likes to pay for games? I love me a free game every so often.
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