|description:||ME:AO is set in the universe of Bioware's Mass Effect games.
All three games are considered canon, and specific decision points
are laid out on the wiki:
The Reaper Wars ended when Commander Shepard gave her life to
destroy all non-organic life in the galaxy, including the Reapers,
the Geth, and all AIs. Now, people of all species and homeworlds
are left to pick up the pieces. Many have made their way to the
lawless edge of the Galaxy: Omega.
Here, criminals, terrorists, and malcontents make their home.
Added to that are thousands of refugees fleeing the remains of
their Reaper-destroyed homeworlds.
Here, the members of the newly-formed Alpha Phoenix mercenary band
are scrambling to make a name for themselves in what's left of the
We are a code-light, RP-heavy game. We have no coded space system,
combat system, etc. Instead, we have lots of excellent story.|