A Mass Effect Comic
April 2nd, 2012 – By Rob
VIDEO GAME COMIC ALERT! Every time a webcomic makes reference to or light of a popular video game, an angel gets a full erection. Haha, just kidding! I am not an angel. But seriously, folks: how about that Mass Effect 3? I know this isn’t the most current or timely reference but Eric needs time to harness his drawing magics and Justin was messing around with some new commenting systems. Ultimately we decided to stick with the old commenting system but now there are LIKES! Go ahead, scroll down and like someone else’s comment, it’s a thrill! If you missed yesterday’s April Fools comic, you can see it again here. If you saw it and didn’t like it, get the hell out. Just get the hell out. For anybody wondering, yes, I actually drew it and yes, that was really DMX and Eric really farted. Those of you cats excited to have the real HATEFARM back, check out all the tasty new links over on the links page and shiny new banners to help tell your friends to get all up in this business. We would very much appreciate it.
Speaking of appreciation, panel one co-stars a fine man by the name of Andrew S., depicted as the grateful C-Sec officer as a reward for his incredibly generous donation of $60 to the site. This is highly encouraged behavior, especially because thinking of new faces to draw all the time is hard work. So, you give us money, we give you internet fame and posterity for the ages. Everybody wins! Also, for any of you poor souls interested in buying a Mall Monkeys CD, you can now see a few samples of the fantastic personalized drawings Eric will do at your command as a bonus.
As depicted above, I find it alarmingly intrusive that Shepard makes it his business to eavesdrop on everybody he (or she) encounters and then surprise them with favors or gifts. Also, stop trying to sleep with everybody you meet! I mean, I enjoy the option being there for same-sex and inter-species folks getting it on equally, but you’ve got an Earth to save, you salacious creep. Keep your head in the game!
Also, without painting a huge target on my head or giving away any spoilers, the nonsense complaining about the ending to Mass Effect 3 has got to stop. At best, it encourages more tacked-on DLC for future games to give people the “full experience” that should be on the disc in the first place. At worst, you are demanding that somebody elses art be different because you didn’t like it and if we all had the right to do that, nothing would ever get done. It’s still a rich, solid story and enjoyable gameplay experience (the multiplayer is oddly addictive to me) and to be honest [POSSIBLE SPOILER ZONE] I quite like the idea of having the boundaries of morality made more vague and the sense of urgency presented by the ending(s). Whether you played as a strict Paragon or careless Renegade or merely followed whatever your instinct told you do, the end result and goal remain largely similar. That’s just the way that story pans out. Deal with it, crybabies. Use all that angry energy for something good, like political activism or making really dumb jokes on the internet. [END OF POSSIBLE SPOILINGS]
I’m glad I could get that off my chest, but I think just felt my sex appeal drop a few points. Oh, the sacrifices I make for you people.
By the way, I joined the twitterverse or whatever you call it. Eric still maintains the official @HATEFARM and you can find me at @HatefarmRob for all my officially licensed unofficial nonsense. It’s a lot like my blog posts except the 140 character limit keeps you from despising me for typing so many words to say so precious little.