Neogaf sent a cease and desist over ME3 spoilers

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#1 Edited by Atilac (99 posts) -

Forum post talking about it here:

http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=451257

4chan/v/ thread talking about the leaked material (MEGA spoilerz):

http://boards.4chan.org/v/res/116267266

Design document found by Russia hackers detailing how shitty the story is (Your brain will hurt):

http://pastebin.com/8skNMSMk

Bioware fucked up, the story is awful, none of the decisions from the previous games matter, and the ending is pretty awful.

\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\EDIT2\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\

Here is a picture, with some of the spoilerz written out in a text field. REAL SPOILERZ

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#2 Edited by TheDudeOfGaming (6116 posts) -

And what did you expect? BioWare goes back to being a bad ass developer? WAIT A MINUTE...4chan?neogaf? Ohhh, ok now i see.

Edit: After checking out 4chan, i have to say, it's fucked up, even by lowered BioWare standards. But i still remain highly skeptical.

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#3 Edited by Dany (8019 posts) -

I know nothing about what is leaked and I will continue to be left in the dark until the game comes out.

I don't know how in any way an info dump of any game would not be dissapointing. Also, keep hte info to yourself

@TheDudeOfGaming said:

And what did you expect? BioWare goes back to being a bad ass developer? WAIT A MINUTE...4chan?neogaf? Ohhh, ok now i see.

neogaf thinks mass effect is a bad series, now that is something new :P

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#4 Posted by Animasta (14948 posts) -

that sounds fucking TERRIBLE. This is also very funny

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#5 Posted by musclerider (896 posts) -

I almost cried when I read that leaked information. I can only pray that it isn't true.

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#6 Posted by SMTDante89 (2936 posts) -

And I'll continue to remain blissfully unaware until next year.

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#7 Posted by Atilac (99 posts) -

@musclerider said:

I almost cried when I read that leaked information. I can only pray that it isn't true.

Neogaf being sent a C&D,confirms it is indeed true.

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#8 Posted by Arker101 (1484 posts) -

Now this?! With the news of Brad leaving, combined with this, I'm so bummed out.

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#9 Posted by Animasta (14948 posts) -

all of you who want to "stay in the dark"... should actually read the 4chan thread, like, it's so much worse than even I would have expected from them.

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#10 Posted by PeasantAbuse (5098 posts) -

I like Mass Effect and all, but it would be kind of funny if the third one was terrible.

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#11 Posted by sickVisionz (1307 posts) -

I don't want to spoil anything but I wouldn't shocked if your decisions didn't give you more than 2 conversations in game and more emails than you can shake a stick at.

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#12 Posted by TheDudeOfGaming (6116 posts) -

@PeasantAbuse said:

I like Mass Effect and all, but it would be kind of funny if the third one was terrible.

Like the second one? Except worse? Fuck me.

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#13 Posted by Cronus42 (377 posts) -

4chan page is down now too. That was fast

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#14 Posted by NegativeCero (3158 posts) -

Oh man, I am getting bummed out judging for reactions so far. Especially if none of my choices matter just to make it more accessible for new players. But I still refuse to read the spoilers.

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#15 Posted by Contro (2346 posts) -

I'm glad I haven't read shit. I'll wait for reviews, not forum posts.

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#16 Posted by Slaker117 (4873 posts) -

Kind of glad I read the spoilers. If final, I've had time to accept the disappointment. If not final, and it turns out better, I'll be relieved. If it turns out worse, I'll cry. Laughing.
 
Win-win-win. Hooray me.

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#17 Posted by beforet (3476 posts) -

So...do they show Tali's face?

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#18 Posted by RE_Player1 (8057 posts) -

I kind of want to read it to see how bad it is. If it is bad I also want to slap everyone in the face that said having multiplayer wasn't a sign of the game's overall quality.

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#19 Posted by TheDudeOfGaming (6116 posts) -

4chan 404 not found :P

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#20 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13807 posts) -
@Arker101 said:

Now this?! With the news of Brad leaving, combined with this, I'm so bummed out.

Hes leaving because of how bad the story is? 
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#21 Posted by Animasta (14948 posts) -

@TheDudeOfGaming said:

4chan 404 not found :P

they keep reposting it and then it gets deleted

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#22 Posted by Dany (8019 posts) -

@Animasta said:

all of you who want to "stay in the dark"... should actually read the 4chan thread, like, it's so much worse than even I would have expected from them.

Err...no?

Fuck that.

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#23 Posted by RE_Player1 (8057 posts) -

I'm reading some of the leaked info and it's making me feel like an idiot for liking this universe and reading the books associated with it. I hope what I read isn't true.

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#24 Posted by Animasta (14948 posts) -

@msavo said:

I'm reading some of the leaked info and it's making me feel like an idiot for liking this universe and reading the books associated with it. I hope what I read isn't true.

if it wasn't, there wouldn't be these cease and desist letters being sent

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#25 Posted by Barrock (4170 posts) -

I can't believe they actually did a motherfucking Star Wars crossover.

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#26 Posted by benjaebe (2868 posts) -

What leaked was old, not final and most certainly incomplete. I fully expect the general idea to be the same and perhaps some of the scenarios to not change much, but I also imagine that we're only seeing a few pieces of the overall puzzle.

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#27 Posted by CL60 (17117 posts) -

@benjaebe said:

What leaked was old, not final and most certainly incomplete. I fully expect the general idea to be the same and perhaps some of the scenarios to not change much, but I also imagine that we're only seeing a few pieces of the overall puzzle.

This.

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#28 Posted by Cronus42 (377 posts) -

@msavo: Same here. I didn't read any of the end game stuff, just the things about how your specific "game changing" choices actually play out. Really hoping this script is like years out of date and not super recent. Could be too late to fix some of this stuff without a significant delay.

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#29 Posted by iAmJohn (6293 posts) -

@Arker101 said:

Now this?! With the news of Brad leaving, combined with this, I'm so bummed out.

This meme was never funny.

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#30 Posted by RE_Player1 (8057 posts) -
@Cronus42 At least there is multiplayer...
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#31 Posted by Potter9156 (956 posts) -

Oh wow, this is bad. Someone PM me the gist of what makes the story so terrible. 4chan link is dead.

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#32 Posted by Icemael (6876 posts) -

Even as someone who was never a big fan of the Mass Effect series and didn't expect Mass Effect 3 to be nearly as amazing or open-ended as Bioware were trying to make it seem, I am fucking shocked by the manner in which they're handling the players' choices.

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#33 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13807 posts) -
@iAmJohn said:

@Arker101 said:

Now this?! With the news of Brad leaving, combined with this, I'm so bummed out.

This meme was never funny.

No no. hes leaveing BECAUSE of how bad the story is. He has given up on video games. 
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#34 Posted by Animasta (14948 posts) -

@The_Laughing_Man said:

@iAmJohn said:

@Arker101 said:

Now this?! With the news of Brad leaving, combined with this, I'm so bummed out.

This meme was never funny.

No no. hes leaveing BECAUSE of how bad the story is. He has given up on video games.

oh come now, it's brad he'll forgive them for every single bad choice they make for the first like, month or so

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#35 Posted by iAmJohn (6293 posts) -

@The_Laughing_Man said:

@iAmJohn said:

@Arker101 said:

Now this?! With the news of Brad leaving, combined with this, I'm so bummed out.

This meme was never funny.

No no. hes leaveing BECAUSE of how bad the story is. He has given up on video games.

Would you say he's calling it on video gaming's time of death?

@Potter9156 said:

Oh wow, this is bad. Someone PM me the gist of what makes the story so terrible. 4chan link is dead.

Me too. :P

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#36 Posted by Atilac (99 posts) -

Here is a picture, with all the spoilerz written out in a text field. REAL SPOILERZ

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#37 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13807 posts) -
@Animasta said:

@The_Laughing_Man said:

@iAmJohn said:

@Arker101 said:

Now this?! With the news of Brad leaving, combined with this, I'm so bummed out.

This meme was never funny.

No no. hes leaveing BECAUSE of how bad the story is. He has given up on video games.

oh come now, it's brad he'll forgive them for every single bad choice they make for the first like, month or so

The way people are talking about all this it makes me think they are gonna be like  
 
"Camera pulls out. Its a peaceful future with shepherd in a coma from falling on a side walk. And it was all in his head" 
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#38 Posted by Dany (8019 posts) -

@Animasta said:

@The_Laughing_Man said:

@iAmJohn said:

@Arker101 said:

Now this?! With the news of Brad leaving, combined with this, I'm so bummed out.

This meme was never funny.

No no. hes leaveing BECAUSE of how bad the story is. He has given up on video games.

oh come now, it's brad he'll forgive them for every single bad choice they make for the first like, month or so

Brad will love the game, give it a glowing review and in two days he will hate it, because you...thats brad

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#39 Posted by Cronus42 (377 posts) -

@Atilac said:

Here is a picture, with all the spoilerz written out in a text field. REAL SPOILERZ

Thread getting nuked in 3...2...1...

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#40 Posted by Barrock (4170 posts) -

So if we post the spoilers will Giantbomb get a cease and desist? :D

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#41 Posted by Atilac (99 posts) -

@Cronus42 said:

@Atilac said:

Here is a picture, with all the spoilerz written out in a text field. REAL SPOILERZ

Thread getting nuked in 3...2...1...

It beats sending out PM's like madman to curios people

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#42 Posted by Aronman789 (2738 posts) -

I don't understand the whole "Lets attack Earth like an army force" thing for the Reapers, if you wanted to strike fear into everyone, but still collect them, why not go all Exterminatus on Earth and wipe it off the face of the universe, then take advantage of the severe morale drop to collect the remaining humans in outer space?

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#43 Posted by Barrock (4170 posts) -

And yeah I have to say those spoilers sound really bad. Deus Ex Machina all up in that bitch.

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#44 Posted by Slaker117 (4873 posts) -

Well, to be fair, how many video game story lines don't end with a deus ex machina?

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#45 Posted by Animasta (14948 posts) -

@Barrock said:

And yeah I have to say those spoilers sound really bad. Deus Ex Machina all up in that bitch.

ending, in fact, sounds very similar to human revolution.

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#46 Posted by NickLott (833 posts) -

I'd really like to believe Bioware that this is out of date and don't necessarily reflect the final product. It's one thing if the ending is bad, most ending are disappointing anyway. But if it is true that none of the decisions made over the previous games actually mattered, it's going to be an incredibly unfortunate day.

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#47 Posted by Cronus42 (377 posts) -

I'm less worried about the endings than I am the choice carry over. I have those save files guarded and backed up as if they hold the nations secrets. Finding out that they are more or less worthless compared to hitting the new ass new game button is really depressing.

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#48 Posted by Barrock (4170 posts) -

@Slaker117 said:

Well, to be fair, how many video game story lines don't end with a deus ex machina?

It's not just the ending. If you haven't read them, I don't want to say more to spoil them.

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#49 Posted by TheDudeOfGaming (6116 posts) -

@Animasta said:

@Barrock said:

And yeah I have to say those spoilers sound really bad. Deus Ex Machina all up in that bitch.

ending, in fact, sounds very similar to human revolution.

Let's not say things we can't take back.

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#50 Posted by Slaker117 (4873 posts) -
@Barrock: Oh, I know. The rest is pretty goddamn bad. But as for the actual ending, that sounds pretty on par. Not the thing to be upset about.

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