No Quarian Romance Option?

#1 Posted by BulletStorm (487 posts) -

DId anyone else feel like Tali was the most interesting of all the characters and was a little disappointed that there was no romance option for her? 

#2 Posted by Druminator (1676 posts) -

I was more disappointed there wasn't one for Wrex. :P

#3 Posted by animateria (3252 posts) -

Well, who knows what she looks like behind that mask.

#4 Posted by SlowHands (347 posts) -
@BulletStorm: Tali, for whatever reason, irritated me since she joined the crew.  That said, I suppose it is peculiar that there is an option left out in a Bioware game that I feel was made with choice (to a degree) in mind.
#5 Posted by raidingkvatch (1150 posts) -
@BulletStorm: I definitely thought Tali was a very interesting character and felt she wasn't given as much depth as she deserved, although I thought the game implied that biological differences made human/Quarian romances impossible
#6 Edited by atomic_dumpling (2467 posts) -
@raidingkvatch said:

" @BulletStorm: I definitely thought Tali was a very interesting character and felt she wasn't given as much depth as she deserved, although I thought the game implied that biological differences made human/Quarian romances impossible "

Just because they can't, you know, get busy, they could still fall in love. I was far more disappointed that I didn't get to see the damn flotilla. I was so looking forward to that being a place to visit in the game …
#7 Posted by BrainSpecialist (554 posts) -

Mass Effect makes my mass erect
 
Puns ftw

#8 Posted by cc23574 (665 posts) -

I only wanted to bang Ashley anyways. 
 
 
 
Even though she is a space nazi.
#9 Posted by atejas (3057 posts) -

Delicious Turian sex where

#10 Posted by BulletStorm (487 posts) -

Here's to hoping for Mass Effect 2 then, for more options with Tali and seeing the Flotilla. 

#11 Posted by Jeust (10540 posts) -
@BulletStorm said:
" Here's to hoping for Mass Effect 2 then, for more options with Tali and seeing the Flotilla.  "
and curing wrex's genophage. 
 
I scouted every bit of that luxurious island fortress looking for it, and couldn't find it. 
 
Dang...
#12 Posted by raidingkvatch (1150 posts) -
@atomic_dumpling: Me too I thought there would be a side-quest about the flotilla, which they would use to majorly flesh out Tali's character
#13 Posted by TheMustacheHero (6655 posts) -
@BrainSpecialist said:
" Mass Effect makes my mass erect  Puns ftw "
Protip: That's not a pun.
#14 Posted by BrainSpecialist (554 posts) -
@TheMustacheHero said:
" @BrainSpecialist said:
" Mass Effect makes my mass erect  Puns ftw "
Protip: That's not a pun. "
I'd swear it was :/
 
My bad. What is it?
#15 Posted by TheMustacheHero (6655 posts) -
@BrainSpecialist said:
" @TheMustacheHero said:
" @BrainSpecialist said:
" Mass Effect makes my mass erect  Puns ftw "
Protip: That's not a pun. "
I'd swear it was :/  My bad. What is it? "
A really bad joke.
A pun would be something like "Us two make a good pear" or something along those lines.
#16 Posted by Reuben (622 posts) -
@cc23574 said:
" I only wanted to bang Ashley anyways.    Even though she is a space nazi. "
Agrreeed
#17 Posted by BrainSpecialist (554 posts) -
@TheMustacheHero: to be fair, it was just something off of Zero Punc.
 
In other news, I'd hit that blue thing.
#18 Posted by TheMustacheHero (6655 posts) -
@BrainSpecialist said:
" @TheMustacheHero: to be fair, it was just something off of Zero Punc.  In other news, I'd hit that blue thing. "
Wow, it was a bad joke to begin with then I found out you STOLE the bad joke?
 
I am disappoint.
#19 Edited by PenguinDust (12483 posts) -

I thought she (Tali) had to be in her suit all the time, so how would the physical aspect of the relationship be fulfilled ?

#20 Posted by BrainSpecialist (554 posts) -
@TheMustacheHero: Fuck it, I lol'd.
#21 Edited by sickVisionz (1268 posts) -
@BulletStorm said:

" DId anyone else feel like Tali was the most interesting of all the characters and was a little disappointed that there was no romance option for her?  "

This and... @animateria said:

" Well, who knows what she looks like behind that mask. "

This.
 
Her legs make her seem like she'd be alot of fun from the back but her face could look like predator for all we know.  Also, after watching Species as a child I fear that alien that doesn't have a 100 human body has probably has daggers or claws in its vagina or will try to kill you if you have sex with it.  
 
For some reason that was always in my mind everytime she said soemthing interesting or I felt sorry for her plight.
#22 Posted by UnsolvedParadox (1863 posts) -
 @BrainSpecialist said:

" @TheMustacheHero: Fuck it, I lol'd. "


@sickVisionz said:
"@BulletStorm said:

" DId anyone else feel like Tali was the most interesting of all the characters and was a little disappointed that there was no romance option for her?  "

This and... @animateria said:

" Well, who knows what she looks like behind that mask. "

This.  Her legs make her seem like she'd be alot of fun from the back but her face could look like predator for all we know.  Also, after watching Species as a child I fear that alien that doesn't have a 100 human body has probably has daggers or claws in its vagina or will try to kill you if you have sex with it.    For some reason that was always in my mind everytime she said soemthing interesting or I felt sorry for her plight. "

(raises eyebrows) Still: 
 

@BrainSpecialist said:
" @TheMustacheHero: Fuck it, I lol'd. "
#23 Posted by mordukai (7149 posts) -
@Druminator said:
" I was more disappointed there wasn't one for Wrex. :P "
I think a Krogan would Kill a Human Female if they tried having sex. Dude...they have 4 balls... thats 4 BALLS. You gotta be carrying a massive cock to support 4 balls. 
#24 Posted by AgentJ (8778 posts) -

I thought Tali was the most interesting too. She represented a middle ground between blue chick and Ashley. It almost seemed like they turned her into a throwaway character.

#25 Edited by buzz_clik (6964 posts) -
@Druminator said:

" I was more disappointed there wasn't one for Wrex. :P "

I wouldn't be. You could catch the genophage, and y'know there isn't an ointment in the cosmos that'll clear that up.
 
And yeah, during the game I was wondering about Tali, too. The fact that she shares a name with a female MC just made it more alluring. Awww, no matter. I was perfectly happy with my sweet bit of blue totty.
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#26 Posted by ArchScabby (5809 posts) -

Hey man they had to save something for the sequel.

#27 Posted by Kiemoe (1055 posts) -


Yeah I was interested in Persona 4ing everything that cast a shadow, but it didn't work out. I got with Liara because everyone knows Ashley is a space nazi (nice use of words cc2357). Actually I even killed Ashley because of how annoying I found her. So that was my Mass Effect experience. I had sex with two blue chicks. ( There was that sketchy escort one on like the first side quest in town. 
#28 Posted by HitmanAgent47 (8576 posts) -

Yeah I wanted to bang tali, however there wasn't that option. I usually go for the blue alien women instead.

#29 Posted by VilhelmNielsen (1734 posts) -
"Wait, where do I put it?"
#30 Posted by xyzygy (9936 posts) -
@atejas said:
" Delicious Turian sex where "
Mmm.... Nihlus :p
#31 Posted by alexl86 (620 posts) -

Well, there are a few reasons why they don't go there with Tali.  She's a teenager, more or less. She's very clearly the "youngster" of the party, having a wide-eyed innocence. She also can't survive without that suit on, since her immune system is pretty much dead, so no physical romance. Finally, her entire story is all about supporting the flotilla, returning there after she's helped you and help the remaining Quarrians.

#32 Posted by Ramyun (664 posts) -

Tali was quite interesting and I wanted to see the rest of her species on the flotilla.
 
But I mean I was all up for Ashley until she went all racist and bitchy.  So I went all Kirk-like and did my thang with the blue alien :P

#33 Posted by Alex_Murphy (1184 posts) -

Yea I was trying to get her in the sack till I realized that wasn't an option. They should have let you pick her and when she takes off her mask, her face looks like this creature next to the cat


Then you still get to watch the cut scene of you getting it on with her.
#34 Posted by JoeOE18 (109 posts) -

I pretty much just left her in the engine room after she joined, so it rarely occurred to me. Can she even take that suit off without dying?

#35 Posted by Gameiac (1 posts) -

It has been confirmed that Quarian and Human intercourse is possible becuase Quarians can only catch Quarian diseases and I don't see Shepard interacting with many diseased Quarians(sarcasm intended) also Tali has been confirmed as a squad member for ME2 so it's very possible she could have a romance in ME2 especially becuase the Developers have spent so much time discussing wether intercourse is possible or not anyways I got all this information from Dev posts on the official Bioware site
#36 Posted by Asurastrike (2165 posts) -

Isn't she unable to survive outside of her gas mask and suit? That would make things...difficult.

#37 Posted by Ekkers (58 posts) -

I really disliked the other female characters. I was really nice to her in hopes of romance.
I guess the suit gets in the way :(

#38 Posted by DoctorTran (1549 posts) -
@Druminator said:
" I was more disappointed there wasn't one for Wrex. :P "
"You're so gentle, Shepard."
#39 Posted by PenguinDust (12483 posts) -

Quarians are like the future version of "the boy in the plastic bubble", so I don't think they are anything other than humanoid with very low immune systems.   I guess if Shepard (or any human) was in a "clean" environment, the two could engage in physical intimacy.  However, the person could also be a giant germ farm themselves infecting the Quarian through the simple act of touching.  
 
@alexl86:   You know that by Asari standards, Liara was a child, so using your logic, any contact between Shepard and her makes him/her a pedophile.  I never thought of Tali as a youngster or innocent.  Sheltered, perhaps but no less than Shepard who seems to lack the most basic of knowledge sometimes.  I think Tali actually represents closed cultures poetically shrouded in mystery to foreign eyes.  Like an Islamic burka, Tali's face is hidden reinforcing the divide between humanity and Quarian culture.  I don't believe that anything else suggests that her people are less developed than the council races, just different than what is familiar by galactic standards.

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