June 23, 2012
So, moving away from all of the ending debate and such, I wanted to take a moment to ask a more positive question: what, of all the starships seen in the Mass Effect series, was your favorite?
Feel free to pick any ship - no matter its relative importance or how often we saw it - except either version of the Normandy; as the iconic ship of the series, it would be too dominant if I didn't disqualify it.
You can provide any justification or none at all for your pick; I'm just curious in hearing what people have to say.
May 15, 2012
So, moving away from all of the ending debates and multiplayer questions that ME3 has created, I wanted to take a moment to talk about another question that the ending of the Mass Effect trilogy has raised in my mind:
Why did we never see any salarian ships?
It's a fairly minor detail, of course, but it's one that really strikes me as odd. The salarians are among the most significant races in the ME galaxy; members of the Council with all that entails. The original Art of Mass Effect book depicted concept art for their ships that I, at least, liked a lot. But we never see any, in any of the games: not in the Citadel Fleet, not in the allied armada, not even as one of those pictures that War Assets get (the Salarian First and Third Fleet just …