Quantcast
Fans correct a ton of errors in bad Mass Effect novel - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



Fans correct a ton of errors in bad Mass Effect novel


10:00 AM on 02.01.2012
Fans correct a ton of errors in bad Mass Effect novel photo



Videogame tie-in novels range from "relatively acceptable" to "total shit," and it would appear that Mass Effect: Deception is firmly in the latter category. According to the amount of series inconsistencies found in the book, it was written by somebody who's never even heard of Mass Effect

A public Google doc has been opened for fans to list errors, and so many people are editing it that it's currently in read-only form for everybody else. Some of the errors verge on nitpicking, while others are downright grotesque or simply bad writing. 

"This includes a character ‘growing up’ from being autistic, turning Mass Effect’s only gay male character straight and then killing him," notes the document, "and being literally impossible to reconcile with the timeline made by the games, comics and other books."

One can definitely question people spending their free time correcting errors in a tie-in novel, but for Mass Effect fans, this document is going to make some essential and entertaining reading!






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






Role-Playing Games

1:00 PM on 04.16.2014
Hyper Light Drifter probably won't be out until early 2015

Heart Machine pushed back its wildly anticipated Hyper Light Drifter from the previous June 2014 release to the end of 2014. Heart Machine's Alex Preston, talking to Jonathan Holmes at PAX, explained that, while they're stil...more



10:30 AM on 04.16.2014
Deus Ex: The Fall is now available for Macs

Last month Deus Ex: The Fall made the jump over to the PC on Steam, and now it's available for the Mac. As always, if you already bought the game at release, you can just load it up on a Mac with the same account and you...more



10:15 AM on 04.16.2014
Conception II is coming to Europe this May

Europe, I get so happy when I see you all being taken care of. You get shafted too often. Atlus has confirmed that Europe will see the release of Vita and 3DS RPG Conception II this May. A solid date has yet to be set, b...more



View all Role-Playing Games






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more