Mass Effect may not be the brilliant revolution in interactive storytelling that RPG fans were hoping for, but it's still a solid game with strong writing and a number of uniquely entertaining elements. If you walk in expecting Knights of the Old Republic to the Nth degree, prepare to be disappointed. Instead, resituate Mass Effect in your head as an action RPG with limited character customization options and a compelling script. Got it? Good… now read on for 10 tips that every new SPECTRE operative should always keep in mind.