A Shepard for Every Occasion

Having introduced you to my canon Shep, Natalia, it seemed only fair to highlight the other iterations of Shepard that I put significant play time into. While the saved games are gone, these Shepards were important enough to have entries in my Mass Effect notebook*, so, yes, I spent a little time recreating them for…

The Tale of the Shepard

Meet Natalia Spacer. War Hero. Vanguard? I put a considerable amount of time into designing Natalia. She’s loosely based on Planetary‘s Kim Suskind, and named for my favourite badass, Natalia Romanova A.K.A. Black Widow. I could perhaps have spent more time reading up on the class descriptions though. While I sort of made Vanguard work…

Back to the End

On this date, 5 years ago, I came home from work, and, almost reluctantly, switched on the Xbox. I was a little way into my second playthrough of Mass Effect 3, and still working through the stages of grief evoked by the ending of my first playthrough, a few days earlier. Unlike Natalia Shepard, Charis…