History Trivia / MassEffect1

9th Dec '15 10:19:14 AM Berrenta
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* InternetCounterattack: Cooper Lawrence declared that the game was a [[HotCoffeeMinigame graphic sex simulator]] on Fox News, where she admitted she had never played the game, or even heard anything about it. Gamers responded by bombing the hell of her Amazon book rating, along with reviews that started with "I've never read this book, but..." When Amazon started taking down reviews such as this, gamers responded by beginning their reviews with "I ''have'' read this book, and..."
** How badly did Lawrence mess up? ''Jack Thompson'', infamous anti-game maven, called her statement an overreaction.
26th Jun '14 9:25:24 AM PilotSolaris
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* CowboyBebopAtHisComputer: The Cooper Lawrence and Fox News piece on the game. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0kdm7fg804 See for yourself]]. The situation was resolved in a [[http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/26/arts/television/26mass.html?scp=1&sq=cooper%20lawrence&st=cse New York Times article]] a few months later.
13th Apr '13 3:06:22 AM ManCalledTrue
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** How badly did Lawrence mess up? ''Jack Thompson'', infamous anti-game maven, called her statement an overreaction.
31st Jan '13 4:15:34 PM IchigoMontoya
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* InternetCounterattack: Cooper Lawrence declared that the game was a [[HotCoffeeMinigame graphic sex simulator]] on Fox News, where she admitted she had never played the game, or even heard anything about it. Gamers responded by bombing the hell of her Amazon book rating, along with reviews that started with "I've never read this book, but..." When Amazon started taking down reviews such as this, gamers responded by beginning their reviews with "I HAVE read this book, and..."
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: There's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zMSJDxM8YT4 audio]] showing that at some point, it was possible to save both Ashley and Kaidan during Virmire (perhaps only in a NewGamePlus). The option was cut when the devs realized ''everyone'' would see that as the only "right" choice and it would just complicate plotlines.

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* InternetCounterattack: Cooper Lawrence declared that the game was a [[HotCoffeeMinigame graphic sex simulator]] on Fox News, where she admitted she had never played the game, or even heard anything about it. Gamers responded by bombing the hell of her Amazon book rating, along with reviews that started with "I've never read this book, but..." When Amazon started taking down reviews such as this, gamers responded by beginning their reviews with "I HAVE ''have'' read this book, and..."
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: There's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zMSJDxM8YT4 audio]] showing that at some point, it was possible to save [[spoiler:save both Ashley and ''and'' Kaidan during Virmire Virmire]] (perhaps only in a NewGamePlus). The option was cut when the devs realized ''everyone'' would see that as the only "right" choice and it would just complicate plotlines.
14th Dec '12 8:42:48 AM StarSword
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* InternetCounterattack: Cooper Lawrence declared that the game was a [[HotCoffeeMinigame graphic sex simulator]] on Fox News, where she admitted she had never played the game, or even heard anything about it. Gamers responded by bombing the hell of her Amazon book rating, along with reviews that started with "I've never read this book, but..." When Amazon started taking down reviews such as this, gamers responded by beginning their reviews with "I HAVE read this book, and..."
25th Oct '12 3:42:56 AM nighttrainfm
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: There's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zMSJDxM8YT4 audio]] showing that at some point, it was possible to save both Ashley and Kaidan during Virmire (perhaps only in a NewGamePlus). The option was cut when the devs realized ''everyone'' would see that as the only "right" choice and it would just complicate plotlines.
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