The Adventures of James Vega

#1 Posted by theredcoat24 (218 posts) -
#2 Posted by Breadfan (6589 posts) -

Oh. My. God. YES.

#3 Posted by RockinKemosabe (619 posts) -

If only someone like Keith David could narrate it...

#4 Posted by theredcoat24 (218 posts) -
#5 Posted by MooseyMcMan (10377 posts) -

That's really good.

#6 Posted by onan (1283 posts) -

I fucking hated James Vega. This makes me hate him a little less.

#7 Posted by big_jon (5708 posts) -

@onan said:

I fucking hated James Vega. This makes me hate him a little less.

Who hates James Vega? Nazis that's who, the kind who like to kick puppies.

#8 Posted by wjb (1626 posts) -

Best part: "Saved a fuel place or something???"

#9 Posted by onan (1283 posts) -

@big_jon said:

@onan said:

I fucking hated James Vega. This makes me hate him a little less.

Who hates James Vega? Nazis that's who, the kind who like to kick puppies.

As a hispanic, I hated James Vega. Dude is a massive stereotype. All that guy did was lift weights, talk shit in the garage with the only other hispanic on the ship (who was always working on cars, incidentally), and make up stupid nicknames like "loco" for everyone. It took all of my willpower to not go Renegade during that sparring match and knock him the fuck out. Right then and there he got benched. (Seriously, the universal translator in the series apparently has zero trouble with any language except Quarian and Spanish, apparently, because that's just how alien hispanics are.)

I honestly can't believe they're making an anime about him.

#10 Posted by N7 (3572 posts) -
@onan: I only liked him because of Freddie Prinze Jr. I was really excited for him. Whereas Jacob was a Space Marine in search of an identity, James Vega was going to be a lifelong Alliance soldier, for you and Kaidan to relate with so you can sit around a holographic fire and howl about how war is so tough and no one understands.
 
But no. We get somebody who just goes "HEY GUYS REMEMBER HOW SPANISH I AM!?"
 
Given, I never really "hated" him. His armor was pretty cool. I just never really found a use for him ever. It was always either me or Kaidan/Garrus/Liara. Those dudes were a lot better than Vega.
#11 Posted by Tim_the_Corsair (3065 posts) -

Sensational.

I didn't hate Vega though. Yes there was a bit of stereotype rubbish, but he did have a character and was one of few crew members who kind of questioned Shepard about stuff, and not in a "waaaaah Cerberus" way like Ashley, the annoying twat she was.

#12 Posted by onan (1283 posts) -

@Tim_the_Corsair said:

Sensational. I didn't hate Vega though. Yes there was a bit of stereotype rubbish, but he did have a character and was one of few crew members who kind of questioned Shepard about stuff, and not in a "waaaaah Cerberus" way like Ashley, the annoying twat she was.

Conveniently she gets roughed up, potentially shot to death, and after that you can peddle her ass for 25 war asset points.

Fitting end for her, I think.

#13 Posted by big_jon (5708 posts) -

@onan said:

@Tim_the_Corsair said:

Sensational. I didn't hate Vega though. Yes there was a bit of stereotype rubbish, but he did have a character and was one of few crew members who kind of questioned Shepard about stuff, and not in a "waaaaah Cerberus" way like Ashley, the annoying twat she was.

Conveniently she gets roughed up, potentially shot to death, and after that you can peddle her ass for 25 war asset points.

Fitting end for her, I think.

He was my favourite new character.

#14 Posted by sandweed (156 posts) -

I seldom brought him, but much he was better than EDI.

#15 Posted by onan (1283 posts) -

@sandweed said:

I seldom brought him, but much he was better than EDI.

EDI and Javik made ME3 worthwhile. I brought them along for everything. It was my Soldier Shepard, biotic and engineering combo, ready to take on any unexpected situation. Picked up Energy Drain off of Tali and we pretty much decimated anything that got in our way.

The ME3 selection was pretty barebones, honestly. My character selection was partially based on skill, but a lot of it was based on perspective, like who did I want to hear more from? ME1 I got my Asari and Quarian viewpoint, ME2 I got my Salarian and Drell viewpoint, and ME3 I got my AI and Prothean viewpoint. Ashley and James were my least favorite characters from the series. Well, them and Jacob Taylor.

(Weird how I'm so anti-normal human.)

#16 Posted by Vegetable_Side_Dish (1723 posts) -

STEAK MCFIZZLE HUGE

#17 Posted by GunslingerPanda (4608 posts) -

Webcomics still aren't funny, I see.

#18 Posted by Ramone (2954 posts) -

@GunslingerPanda said:

Webcomics still aren't funny, I see.

YOU'RE STILL NOT FUNNY. POOP FACE.

#19 Posted by themangalist (1716 posts) -

@sandweed said:

I seldom brought him, but much he was better than EDI.

EDI. Creepy shit.

#20 Posted by InternetCrab (1504 posts) -

I now officialy love tumblr.

#21 Posted by Veektarius (4541 posts) -

I thought Vega was very good.

#22 Posted by SgtGrumbles (1024 posts) -

Johnny Five-Aces cameo, beautiful.

#23 Posted by Rabid619 (1089 posts) -

Hahaha that was pretty great. I really didn't care much for James either. I mean, I didn't dislike him as much as I expected, but still didn't really like him.

#24 Posted by Brendan (7668 posts) -

D'awwww

#25 Posted by Arker101 (1474 posts) -

Oh, looks like Biowares script got leaked again.

#26 Posted by FLStyle (4538 posts) -

Brogans! Funny Stuff.

#27 Posted by jillsandwich (762 posts) -

I thought that Vega was a pretty cool character. To be honest, he was the most interesting and well-written character in the entire game in my opinion.

That's not to say that I didn't think that comic was pretty funny.

#28 Posted by AngelN7 (2970 posts) -

@onan said:

@big_jon said:

@onan said:

I fucking hated James Vega. This makes me hate him a little less.

Who hates James Vega? Nazis that's who, the kind who like to kick puppies.

As a hispanic, I hated James Vega. Dude is a massive stereotype. All that guy did was lift weights, talk shit in the garage with the only other hispanic on the ship (who was always working on cars, incidentally), and make up stupid nicknames like "loco" for everyone. It took all of my willpower to not go Renegade during that sparring match and knock him the fuck out. Right then and there he got benched. (Seriously, the universal translator in the series apparently has zero trouble with any language except Quarian and Spanish, apparently, because that's just how alien hispanics are.)

I honestly can't believe they're making an anime about him.

Really? for me It was the total opposite the "loco" thing was ok he had silly nicknames for everyone and sure he wasn't the pincacle of Latin American society but he isn't suppose to be the dude is a soilder so he talks like one in that kinda cheesy saucy latino in the group , plus his banter with Garrus trying to one up each other and cooking something with Javik made me warm up to him, Cortez had more hispanic roots than him and he didn't came off as stereotypic or anything to me but I can see someone not liking him, the only thing that bother me about him was just one line of dialog "do you hear that hum?" the implications of that make that line so creepy to me.

#29 Posted by Roger778 (953 posts) -

I chose James Vega to go with me on my missions because my femShepard was an adept, and his skills was primarily in shooting, and I thought that was useful. I also took Kaidan along too.

#30 Posted by HatKing (5789 posts) -

In other news AbuelaCarnage would be an amazing band name.

#31 Posted by theredcoat24 (218 posts) -
#32 Posted by MooseyMcMan (10377 posts) -
#33 Posted by N7 (3572 posts) -
#34 Posted by MooseyMcMan (10377 posts) -
#35 Posted by TheHT (10810 posts) -

Cute.

#36 Posted by N7 (3572 posts) -
@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@theredcoat24 said:

looks like we have another part to continuing Adventures of James Vega

http://skoolmunkee.tumblr.com/post/25048529849/the-outtakes-of-james-vega-expert-hacker-and

YES.

Prothean Man-Hunter. PERFECT.

The best part (for me at least) is that for the longest time I was SURE that the Quarians had Predator style mandibles like in that one drawing. But then they didn't...

No, no! They only have those when they're mad!
#37 Posted by MooseyMcMan (10377 posts) -

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@theredcoat24 said:

looks like we have another part to continuing Adventures of James Vega

http://skoolmunkee.tumblr.com/post/25048529849/the-outtakes-of-james-vega-expert-hacker-and

YES.

Prothean Man-Hunter. PERFECT.

The best part (for me at least) is that for the longest time I was SURE that the Quarians had Predator style mandibles like in that one drawing. But then they didn't...

No, no! They only have those when they're mad!

If that was canon I would be willing to forgive that whole stock photo debacle with Tali's face. Well, mostly.

#38 Posted by believer258 (11565 posts) -

The epic monster battle looks like someone masturbating. Is this a Salvador Dali in the works?

#39 Posted by N7 (3572 posts) -
@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@theredcoat24 said:

looks like we have another part to continuing Adventures of James Vega

http://skoolmunkee.tumblr.com/post/25048529849/the-outtakes-of-james-vega-expert-hacker-and

YES.

Prothean Man-Hunter. PERFECT.

The best part (for me at least) is that for the longest time I was SURE that the Quarians had Predator style mandibles like in that one drawing. But then they didn't...

No, no! They only have those when they're mad!

If that was canon I would be willing to forgive that whole stock photo debacle with Tali's face. Well, mostly.

Exactly. See, that was her "Standing idly by in a random forest that is somehow Earth without my environment suit" face. You don't want to see her "James Vega spilled a drink on me that my immune system couldn't handle and now I'm stick in sick bay for six weeks and mad as all hell" face.
#40 Posted by MooseyMcMan (10377 posts) -

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@theredcoat24 said:

looks like we have another part to continuing Adventures of James Vega

http://skoolmunkee.tumblr.com/post/25048529849/the-outtakes-of-james-vega-expert-hacker-and

YES.

Prothean Man-Hunter. PERFECT.

The best part (for me at least) is that for the longest time I was SURE that the Quarians had Predator style mandibles like in that one drawing. But then they didn't...

No, no! They only have those when they're mad!

If that was canon I would be willing to forgive that whole stock photo debacle with Tali's face. Well, mostly.

Exactly. See, that was her "Standing idly by in a random forest that is somehow Earth without my environment suit" face. You don't want to see her "James Vega spilled a drink on me that my immune system couldn't handle and now I'm stick in sick bay for six weeks and mad as all hell" face.

Makes sense. Also, that's like my fan-fiction ending to Mass Effect 3 where they are all having a barbecue and Garrus takes a bite out of a burger and almost dies, but then he's okay and they all laugh about it. (No, I didn't actually write fan-fiction. Not yet.)

#41 Posted by N7 (3572 posts) -
@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@theredcoat24 said:

looks like we have another part to continuing Adventures of James Vega

http://skoolmunkee.tumblr.com/post/25048529849/the-outtakes-of-james-vega-expert-hacker-and

YES.

Prothean Man-Hunter. PERFECT.

The best part (for me at least) is that for the longest time I was SURE that the Quarians had Predator style mandibles like in that one drawing. But then they didn't...

No, no! They only have those when they're mad!

If that was canon I would be willing to forgive that whole stock photo debacle with Tali's face. Well, mostly.

Exactly. See, that was her "Standing idly by in a random forest that is somehow Earth without my environment suit" face. You don't want to see her "James Vega spilled a drink on me that my immune system couldn't handle and now I'm stick in sick bay for six weeks and mad as all hell" face.

Makes sense. Also, that's like my fan-fiction ending to Mass Effect 3 where they are all having a barbecue and Garrus takes a bite out of a burger and almost dies, but then he's okay and they all laugh about it. (No, I didn't actually write fan-fiction. Not yet.)

My fanfiction is a lot smarter than that. Garrus is way too smart to almost die by forgetting that all Earth food is incompatible with his immune system. For shame Moosey.
#42 Posted by MooseyMcMan (10377 posts) -

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@theredcoat24 said:

looks like we have another part to continuing Adventures of James Vega

http://skoolmunkee.tumblr.com/post/25048529849/the-outtakes-of-james-vega-expert-hacker-and

YES.

Prothean Man-Hunter. PERFECT.

The best part (for me at least) is that for the longest time I was SURE that the Quarians had Predator style mandibles like in that one drawing. But then they didn't...

No, no! They only have those when they're mad!

If that was canon I would be willing to forgive that whole stock photo debacle with Tali's face. Well, mostly.

Exactly. See, that was her "Standing idly by in a random forest that is somehow Earth without my environment suit" face. You don't want to see her "James Vega spilled a drink on me that my immune system couldn't handle and now I'm stick in sick bay for six weeks and mad as all hell" face.

Makes sense. Also, that's like my fan-fiction ending to Mass Effect 3 where they are all having a barbecue and Garrus takes a bite out of a burger and almost dies, but then he's okay and they all laugh about it. (No, I didn't actually write fan-fiction. Not yet.)

My fanfiction is a lot smarter than that. Garrus is way too smart to almost die by forgetting that all Earth food is incompatible with his immune system. For shame Moosey.

Well, I didn't want to spoil the whole thing, but in my fan-fiction, Garrus gets a bad head injury (this time on the side of his face with the space monocle), and he gets amnesia and thinks he's James Vega's younger brother, and forgets about the whole Earth food being bad thing. By the time of the barbecue he's gotten most of his memory back, but not all of it.

#43 Posted by N7 (3572 posts) -
@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@theredcoat24 said:

looks like we have another part to continuing Adventures of James Vega

http://skoolmunkee.tumblr.com/post/25048529849/the-outtakes-of-james-vega-expert-hacker-and

YES.

Prothean Man-Hunter. PERFECT.

The best part (for me at least) is that for the longest time I was SURE that the Quarians had Predator style mandibles like in that one drawing. But then they didn't...

No, no! They only have those when they're mad!

If that was canon I would be willing to forgive that whole stock photo debacle with Tali's face. Well, mostly.

Exactly. See, that was her "Standing idly by in a random forest that is somehow Earth without my environment suit" face. You don't want to see her "James Vega spilled a drink on me that my immune system couldn't handle and now I'm stick in sick bay for six weeks and mad as all hell" face.

Makes sense. Also, that's like my fan-fiction ending to Mass Effect 3 where they are all having a barbecue and Garrus takes a bite out of a burger and almost dies, but then he's okay and they all laugh about it. (No, I didn't actually write fan-fiction. Not yet.)

My fanfiction is a lot smarter than that. Garrus is way too smart to almost die by forgetting that all Earth food is incompatible with his immune system. For shame Moosey.

Well, I didn't want to spoil the whole thing, but in my fan-fiction, Garrus gets a bad head injury (this time on the side of his face with the space monocle), and he gets amnesia and thinks he's James Vega's younger brother, and forgets about the whole Earth food being bad thing. By the time of the barbecue he's gotten most of his memory back, but not all of it.

Holy shit I think you just wrote Garrus And The Hendersons!
#44 Posted by MooseyMcMan (10377 posts) -

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@theredcoat24 said:

looks like we have another part to continuing Adventures of James Vega

http://skoolmunkee.tumblr.com/post/25048529849/the-outtakes-of-james-vega-expert-hacker-and

YES.

Prothean Man-Hunter. PERFECT.

The best part (for me at least) is that for the longest time I was SURE that the Quarians had Predator style mandibles like in that one drawing. But then they didn't...

No, no! They only have those when they're mad!

If that was canon I would be willing to forgive that whole stock photo debacle with Tali's face. Well, mostly.

Exactly. See, that was her "Standing idly by in a random forest that is somehow Earth without my environment suit" face. You don't want to see her "James Vega spilled a drink on me that my immune system couldn't handle and now I'm stick in sick bay for six weeks and mad as all hell" face.

Makes sense. Also, that's like my fan-fiction ending to Mass Effect 3 where they are all having a barbecue and Garrus takes a bite out of a burger and almost dies, but then he's okay and they all laugh about it. (No, I didn't actually write fan-fiction. Not yet.)

My fanfiction is a lot smarter than that. Garrus is way too smart to almost die by forgetting that all Earth food is incompatible with his immune system. For shame Moosey.

Well, I didn't want to spoil the whole thing, but in my fan-fiction, Garrus gets a bad head injury (this time on the side of his face with the space monocle), and he gets amnesia and thinks he's James Vega's younger brother, and forgets about the whole Earth food being bad thing. By the time of the barbecue he's gotten most of his memory back, but not all of it.

Holy shit I think you just wrote Garrus And The Hendersons!

I don't think I have enough writing prowess (yet) to write an actual crossover of those two magnificent franchises, but thank you. Your kind words of praise are what keep me going.

#45 Posted by NakAttack (1289 posts) -

@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@N7 said:

@MooseyMcMan said:

@theredcoat24 said:

looks like we have another part to continuing Adventures of James Vega

http://skoolmunkee.tumblr.com/post/25048529849/the-outtakes-of-james-vega-expert-hacker-and

YES.

Prothean Man-Hunter. PERFECT.

The best part (for me at least) is that for the longest time I was SURE that the Quarians had Predator style mandibles like in that one drawing. But then they didn't...

No, no! They only have those when they're mad!

If that was canon I would be willing to forgive that whole stock photo debacle with Tali's face. Well, mostly.

Exactly. See, that was her "Standing idly by in a random forest that is somehow Earth without my environment suit" face. You don't want to see her "James Vega spilled a drink on me that my immune system couldn't handle and now I'm stick in sick bay for six weeks and mad as all hell" face.

Makes sense. Also, that's like my fan-fiction ending to Mass Effect 3 where they are all having a barbecue and Garrus takes a bite out of a burger and almost dies, but then he's okay and they all laugh about it. (No, I didn't actually write fan-fiction. Not yet.)

My fanfiction is a lot smarter than that. Garrus is way too smart to almost die by forgetting that all Earth food is incompatible with his immune system. For shame Moosey.

Well, I didn't want to spoil the whole thing, but in my fan-fiction, Garrus gets a bad head injury (this time on the side of his face with the space monocle), and he gets amnesia and thinks he's James Vega's younger brother, and forgets about the whole Earth food being bad thing. By the time of the barbecue he's gotten most of his memory back, but not all of it.

Holy shit I think you just wrote Garrus And The Hendersons!

I don't think I have enough writing prowess (yet) to write an actual crossover of those two magnificent franchises, but thank you. Your kind words of praise are what keep me going.

Yeah. Well in my fan-fiction there is a lot f fucking. I call it fan- friction. ~ James Vega

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