Category Archive: Mass Effect

Nov 26

Mass Effect Collision Chapter 20: Friends of the Galaxy

“Science never solves a problem without creating ten more,” – George Bernard Shaw. Padok Wiks led them back through the main garden and up the large, central stairs that Arkara remembered from her last visit. They led up to the…the…how much of her memory was actually hers, she wondered. How much of it was am …

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Nov 20

Mass Effect Collision Chapter 19: New Chief; Old Friends

“They have a Krogan, why can’t we have a Krogan?” – Cat6 dropout. There was already a crowd gathered when Arkara strode out into the main compound. There were cries of ‘Where’s the Chief?’ and ‘What happened to the Chief?’ and one of the men behind her pointed towards her and said “She’s what happened …

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Aug 20

Mass Effect Collision Chapter 18: The Ones Who Fall

“It bears emphasising: our traditional ways of thinking have ignored – and virtually made invisible – the relationship between people and technology,” – Kim J. Vincente Elias looked around at the people he’d been travelling with. A turian, two krogan and a hanar. Back on the Endurance, there were two asari and a salarian doctor. …

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Aug 02

Mass Effect Collision Chapter 17: Ethics in Science

Oh, better to die to a thresher maw, With shotgun-blasting-roaring-roar, Than to play ambassadorial games, with the blood of Shiagur in her veins – Mordin Solus “Ah Captain,” Cyrus said when Sync brought him up on his omnitool. “Maybe you can sort this out. I suspect your ship ‘engineer’ may not not worthy of the …

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Apr 08

Mass Effect Andromeda: Is it homophobia if…?

So I’ve been playing Mass Effect Andromeda blind. And I’ve been intending to upload that as a Let’s Play. And yes, I play gay men where possible because after spending nearly twenty years pretending to be straight I don’t see why I should have to do it in a video game. Bioware, as a studio …

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Feb 20

Mass Effect Collsion Chapter 16: The Dormitories

“Hard to see big picture behind pile of corpses,” – Mordin Solus Getting into the compound had been easier than expected. After cautioning Otto about his speech patterns, they had set out, the storm dying down enough that sand wasn’t an issue. The voice modulator had helped them talk their way through the front gates, …

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Dec 04

Mass Effect Collision – Chapter 15: Tuchanka

“Tuchanka supports life…it’s got critters that’ll rip your guts out,” –  Urdnot Wrex From space, Tuchanka looked red and angry, with swirling storms of dust and sand, some of which were visible to the naked eye. The retrofitting of the Endurance had taken two days, and while Elias, Sync and Drimi had worked on those, …

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Nov 19

Mass Effect Collision – Chapter 14: Collision

“I am trying to find myself. Sometimes that’s not easy.” – Maralyn Monroe He was in the kitchen, trying not to cringe at the video being displayed on the side of his helmet. “The me in this universe actually did a dance remix of Physical?” he said. “It would appear so, Creator Elias,” Pi replied …

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Nov 13

Mass Effect Collision – Chapter 13: Peanut Butter and Chocolate

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love – Charles M. Schulz Anar was in the cargo hold, talking to Drimi about invading the asari’s space when Sync’s voice came across the PA system. “Ladies, Gentlemen and Anar, we have arrived in the universe of Synthetic Destruction,” Sync said. “We really …

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Nov 07

Mass Effect Collision Chapter 12: Is She Happy?

“For you shall kneel, and tell me that you love me. And I shall sleep in peace until you come to me.” – Danny Boy. Traditional Earth Ballad Sync was in his quarters getting ready for bed when there was a knock on his door. “Who is it?” Sync asked. “It’s me boss—uh, Sync.” Reflexively …

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