Mass Effect Legendary Edition features all three games in the Commander Shepard saga the first three games in the series and while the series is known more for its sci-fi action roots, romance has always been a cornerstone in the games. One of the cool things about the series is that the choices you make carry over into the sequels. Although the number of romance options is limited in the original Mass Effect, BioWare did expand upon the options over the course of the series. For now though, while playing the first game in Mass Effect Legendary Edition, your romance options are limited to just three choices:. Because of the limited options in Mass Effect 1, romancing these characters is pretty easy and straightforward.
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This page of IGN's Mass Effect guide is all about how romance works in the original Mass Effect, including how to decide who to romance and successfully initiate and complete one for the Paramour Trophy. When you awake on the Normandy, you can begin being rather friendly with him by picking Paragon options. You can then keep this up after subsequent Mission Worlds to become firmer friends with them. After you complete your first Mission World either Therum, Noveria or Feros , you can speak with Kaidan about the mission. You can then begin to start a closer friendship with him.
Mass Effect 1 romance options for Male and Female Shepard
Commander Shepard has the option to pursue heterosexual romantic involvement with a human squad member — male Shepard with Ashley Williams , female Shepard with Kaidan Alenko — or xenophilic romance for either gender with the asari squad member, Liara T'Soni. Regardless of gender, Shepard can also have a sexual encounter with Sha'ira , an asari consort. Note: As part of a workaround for a programming issue, Mark Meer and Jennifer Hale voiced all of the lines for both human romances in Mass Effect even though the romances were intended to be exclusively heterosexual. A soldier who served as a gunnery chief on Eden Prime. A sentinel and staff lieutenant of the SSV Normandy.
If you try to develop relationships with both of them, eventually they will tell you to pick one. Once a romance is established, Shepherd and this character will have a short steamy scene before the final battle of the game. This was originally DLC content, but here it is woven into the main game.