Commander Shepard Was Originally A Woman

femshep and maleshep

For many Mass Effect players, there’s a heated debate when it comes to Commander Shepard and playing a MaleShep versus a FemShep. Who’s better to play, who has a better voice actor, who missed out on what companion — you know how it goes.

Part of that debate is also about which Shep is the default Shep. Well, we now have a definitive answer on who came first. MaleShep or FemShep.

See Also: This badass FemShep cosplay.

Game animator Jonathan Cooper did the first animation test for Mass Effect and, as he explains, Commander Shepard was originally a woman.

Head after the break to see the tweet.

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