History ShoutOut / MassEffect

15th Sep '16 12:40:26 AM PaulA
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-->'''Shepard''': Why not? We've got oceans, beautiful women, [[WhatIsThisThingYouCallLove this emotion called love]]. According to the old vids, we have everything they want.

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-->'''Shepard''': Why not? We've got oceans, [[MarsNeedsWater oceans]], [[MarsNeedsWomen beautiful women, women]], [[WhatIsThisThingYouCallLove this emotion called love]]. According to the old vids, we have everything they want.
15th Sep '16 12:39:27 AM PaulA
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** The Rachni (and their overall story) are a damn near perfect {{expy}} [[spoiler: of the buggers from ''EndersGame''.]]

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** The Rachni (and their overall story) are a damn near perfect {{expy}} [[spoiler: of the [[spoiler:the buggers from ''EndersGame''.]]''Literature/EndersGame'']].



* Then there's the rachni quest, which has very eerie similarities to EndersGame.

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* Then there's the rachni quest, which has very eerie similarities to EndersGame.''Literature/EndersGame''.
5th Sep '16 9:23:17 AM nombretomado
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* In yet another ''Franchise/{{Alien}}'' shout out, the planet Maji has an odd skull that bears more than a bit of resemblance to an alien queen. And if that's not enough of a shout out, Maji happens to be used as a big game preserve where vicious animals are brought to [[AlienVsPredator be hunted for sport]], and the skull indeed shows signs of weapons fire.

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* In yet another ''Franchise/{{Alien}}'' shout out, the planet Maji has an odd skull that bears more than a bit of resemblance to an alien queen. And if that's not enough of a shout out, Maji happens to be used as a big game preserve where vicious animals are brought to [[AlienVsPredator [[Franchise/AlienVsPredator be hunted for sport]], and the skull indeed shows signs of weapons fire.
4th Sep '16 3:20:06 PM nombretomado
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* On top of this, Creator/BioWare just couldn't resist a ''TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey'' reference [[spoiler: what with EDI and all]]:

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* On top of this, Creator/BioWare just couldn't resist a ''TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey'' ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey'' reference [[spoiler: what with EDI and all]]:



** Spoken of in the geth memories, is a "Mistress Hal'''a'Dama'''", which is also referencing [[Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey 2001: A Space Odyssey]].

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** Spoken of in the geth memories, is a "Mistress Hal'''a'Dama'''", which is also referencing [[Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey 2001: A Space Odyssey]].Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey.
13th Aug '16 4:50:01 PM nombretomado
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--> "[[DirtyHarry This one has forgotten whether his heat sink is over capacity. He wonders if this criminal scum considers itself fortunate.]]"

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--> "[[DirtyHarry "[[Film/DirtyHarry This one has forgotten whether his heat sink is over capacity. He wonders if this criminal scum considers itself fortunate.]]"
23rd Jul '16 11:27:30 AM nombretomado
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* Kasumi got Shepard's cover mentioned in ''[[BadassOfTheWeek Badass Weekly]]'', [[http://www.badassoftheweek.com/shepard.html whose real world equivalent returned the favour]].

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* Kasumi got Shepard's cover mentioned in ''[[BadassOfTheWeek ''[[Website/BadassOfTheWeek Badass Weekly]]'', [[http://www.badassoftheweek.com/shepard.html whose real world equivalent returned the favour]].
10th Jul '16 10:52:02 AM nombretomado
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* On top of this, BioWare just couldn't resist a ''TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey'' reference [[spoiler: what with EDI and all]]:

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* On top of this, BioWare Creator/BioWare just couldn't resist a ''TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey'' reference [[spoiler: what with EDI and all]]:



* 2175 Aeia, the planet where Jacob's loyalty mission takes place, looks extremely similar to The Unknown Planet from Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, complete with a large ship crashed into the ocean. BioWare made both games.

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* 2175 Aeia, the planet where Jacob's loyalty mission takes place, looks extremely similar to The Unknown Planet from Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, complete with a large ship crashed into the ocean. BioWare Creator/BioWare made both games.
25th Jun '16 9:51:34 PM nombretomado
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* You can buy a pet [[BaldursGate space hamster.]]

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* You can buy a pet [[BaldursGate [[VideoGame/BaldursGate space hamster.]]



** Tali calls her combat drone [[BaldursGate Chikktika vas Paus and tells it to "Go for the optics!"]]

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** Tali calls her combat drone [[BaldursGate [[VideoGame/BaldursGate Chikktika vas Paus and tells it to "Go for the optics!"]]
8th Jun '16 10:32:48 AM Morgenthaler
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* An indoctrinated Hanar ambassador in one of the Citadel side-quests is named [[PercyByssheShelley Zymandis]] (soul-name [[LookOnMyWorksYeMightyAndDespair Regards the Works of the Enkindlers In Despair]]).

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* An indoctrinated Hanar ambassador in one of the Citadel side-quests is named [[PercyByssheShelley [[Creator/PercyByssheShelley Zymandis]] (soul-name [[LookOnMyWorksYeMightyAndDespair Regards the Works of the Enkindlers In Despair]]).
2nd Jun '16 11:12:11 AM AtticusOmundson
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* After Priority: Thessia, one of things Javik says if you talk to him is, [[Film/ANewHope "The loss of a planet is insignificant next to the loss of the galaxy."]]
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