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I finished Mass Effect 2 on the hardest setting with both a male and female Shepard and I'm not sure which one I want to import first. Are there any differences for male and female Shepard in Mass Effect 3 BESIDES possible love interests? Any pros/cons?

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No.

There are no major differences between a male and female Shepard other than romance options, and an occasional minor dialog (think of the condescending mercs on Omega during the Dossier:Archangel mission in ME2).

The major difference between the two comes down to the voice actor and romance paths.

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WOW that was a big font lol o.O –  Michel Mar 6 '12 at 19:38
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And let's face it: Jennifer > Mark. –  Raven Dreamer Mar 6 '12 at 21:23
    
@RavenDreamer Certainly for Renegade dialog, it's a no brainer. Hale blows him away. Male Shepard sounds downright wooden when he tries to be a reckless win at all costs type. –  LessPop_MoreFizz Mar 6 '12 at 21:25
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Also important to point out, your access to the male or female washroom is appropriately restricted on board the Normandy. –  Resorath Mar 12 '12 at 4:48
    
This is the 22nd century. You'd think that on a military spaceship where sleeping with aliens is okay a co-ed bathroom would be the order of the day... especially with space generally being at a premium! –  aslum Mar 20 '12 at 4:35
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