541Alternate First Contact War
This community is for stories with the First Contact War in it, the war can be against the System Alliance or an alternate Human Civilization. This community will accept any story and All Ratings are accepted. Even if the story has only one long chapter with the First Contact War in it then it is acceptable for this community. LOOKING FOR MORE STAFF. Please Note: I don't actively search through the database for any stories, so send me a link if you find any, or I will just upload the newly published
English - Staff: 17 - Followers: 445 - Since: 01-19-11 - Founder: Relvain Jenafuse
714The Original Mass Effect Insertion Community
List of SIs, TPIs, and OCIs in the Mass Effect Fanfiction section. I'm just keeping tabs on any SI/TPI/OCIs laying around. UPDATED 3/15/2016 07:48AM PDT 562 SI/TPI/OCI stories in. Also, feel free to subscribe for updates on new SI/TPI/OCI fics. *UPDATE*Not accepting SI-parodies, so staff members double-check if it's legit or parody of SIs in general please. Also need staff members to check for any insertion fics in the Mass Effect crossover section. Still needing new staff members, PM me if interested.
English - Staff: 8 - Followers: 178 - Since: 10-17-10 - Founder: XfactorGaming
148Mass Effect: First Contact Alternate Universes
A community for stories that have an alternate first contact scenarios, doesn't necessarily have to be First Contact Wars, and their squeals. Includes all ratings and crossovers. PM me if you have any suggestions on stories. Looking for Staff, PM me if interested.
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 127 - Since: 01-12-14 - Founder: OverseerBishop
150A Quarian and Her Captain
It was a love forged with time; through conflict, teamwork, tragedy and friendship. Despite the pain and loneliness that comes with separation and war, they always found their way back to each other. Together they braved the Reaper storm, and together they fought for a future not only for the galaxy, but also for themselves. A collection of some of the best fan fiction featuring Tali'Zorah vas Normandy and M!Shepard. Cover art by ~Melasfatum on DeviantArt. Open to all submissions. Keelah Se'lai!
English - Staff: 2 - Followers: 116 - Since: 02-14-13 - Founder: Way of the Sheikah
Mass Effect Fanfiction where humans are just much better than the Citadel Council Races. Whether they're apart of a superior alliance or by themselves humans can counter anything the Council Races bring to the table.
English - Staff: 1 - Followers: 91 - Since: 02-10-15 - Founder: Wanderer101
178The Krios Network
We're also on tumblr: thekriosnetwork @ tumbr Feel free to PM moranth with questions or to get a fix (yours or anyone else's) added. A community for drell and those who love them. Some stories posted may contain adult themes/content. View at your own discretion. Don't see one of your favorites listed? Send them to Moranth to get the added.
English - Staff: 3 - Followers: 71 - Since: 06-08-10 - Founder: Moranth
42Shepard & Liara
These are Mass Effect stories with a female Shepard. Mostly with a Liara pairing - maybe a couple of others. A Shep/Ashley here and there for some variety. Anyone interesting in helping managing this community - send me a note.
English - Staff: 4 - Followers: 64 - Since: 06-28-08 - Founder: Winter Lady
82Massively Effective Originals
The community for stories focusing on original characters in the Mass Effect universe, or for stories focusing on minor characters (i.e., Admiral Hackett, Captain Bailey, Haron, Balak, Anaya, Conrad Verner, etc.). Must have little to no cameos from the main cast, little to nothing of Commander Shepard, and must not be a self-insert. All ratings considered. See NaturalBornParagon's profile for more details.
English - Staff: 2 - Followers: 60 - Since: 11-11-10 - Founder: NaturalBornParagon
23An end once and for all
For those who despaired when they finished Mass Effect 3. This is the place for authors who want to make their own storyline for ME3. Any Shepard/profession/romance/morality is allowed, as long as the awful ME3 ending is changed. Mass Effect has always been about choices, now we can make our own here.
English - Staff: 3 - Followers: 51 - Since: 03-28-12 - Founder: Unused Account23
33Shepard & Tali
Shepard & Tali fics.
English - Staff: 2 - Followers: 46 - Since: 02-26-10 - Founder: Lyoko99
62Alternate Human Effect
Mass Effect stories with a different humanity from crossovers to original content. This is a humanity with a different take on Mass Effect physics or a completely different technology base.
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 40 - Since: 03-08-14 - Founder: dtexo
31The Alliance Marine and the Cerberus Officer
Community dedicated to the M!Shepard and Miranda Lawson couple. From angst to smut here you'll find the best fics about the couple.
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 38 - Since: 03-07-11 - Founder: ML-LawBringer
Anything to do with Turian's, either focusing on a main turian character or anything! Just as long as there is a turian(s) involved. K-M Dont forget to change the rating from K-t to ALL to get the rest of the stories! - If anyone is interested in helping me add stories to the community, just send me a me a PM. Want to be staff? Send me a PM for that too!
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 34 - Since: 10-08-13 - Founder: sbing0304
191Endings and Other Stories
This community started out being one of just completed Mass Effect 3 Alternate Ending stories. But its slowly became full of completed Female Shepard and Kadian stories. What can I say? I can not stop reading them! You can still find those old ME3 alternate ending stories in here but don't worry the paring are mostly with Kaidan or just no ship at all.
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 23 - Since: 05-27-12 - Founder: TheJadedStar
17Mass Effect X-over
The best x-over fics for Mass Effect I can find, chosen for quality of writing and plot cohesiveness. Some is in Shepard's era. Some is an alternative first-contact war. Due to professional work, I have not been able to maintain this C2. If you want to submit a story, please send your request to the staff member named Sythe.
English - Staff: 1 - Followers: 15 - Since: 04-09-12 - Founder: Teresa Bells
188A Comprehensive Guide to Shoker
All Shepard x Joker stories. Complete and In-Progress. K through M. Good and not so good. Even...*sighs reluctantly*...Slash. Because we all wish he was a romance option in the game. :)
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 14 - Since: 08-12-10 - Founder: A Pleasant Reader
30Commander Shepard is Captain Kirk
Here, Commander Shepard is male. He is strong, brave, steadfast and true. He kills the aliens and isn't afraid of anything. He also has a taste for the opposite sex, no matter what species they are. Here, Commander Shepard finds his inner Captain Kirk and romances his way across the galaxy in his super neat starship. Stories can range from tame romantic tales to the explicit ventures that are spawned from more perverted minds. Fans of a not-weaksauce Male Shepard, here be your haven.
English - Staff: 1 - Followers: 13 - Since: 05-29-14 - Founder: CobaltAC
23Kaidan x Female Shepard: romance or friendship related.
These are great fanfictions created by fans for the pairing of LT. Kaidan and Commander Female Shepard. The stories have to have at least a pairing of the couple.
English - Staff: 4 - Followers: 8 - Since: 05-08-08 - Founder: Parle
This community is dedicated to the Renegade Shepard, male or female. Proving that even short tempered anti heroes warm the heart. Please message with any suggestions for fics, hard to run this solo.
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 8 - Since: 02-23-10 - Founder: Mighty Crouton
23Mass Effect Love's
We all love Mass Effect...here is a collection of stories that have Shepard male/female in love with my favorite character.
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 8 - Since: 10-06-05 - Founder: M-Angel 05
11Mass Effect: Continued, Altered, Reimagined
I'm making a community for Mass Effect stuff that I've been finding that do really interesting things with the story, either by building on the ending of ME 3, by making slight changes that have big consequences, and just in general for being stuff that I enjoyed reading.
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 7 - Since: 02-24-14 - Founder: icameherejusttosaythis
This community is dedicated to collecting stories highlighting a romance between Commander Shepard, hero and savior of the galaxy several times over, and Jack, the fascinating and compulsively violent biotic ex-con in ME2. We also encourage the creation and publishing of new Shepard/Jack stories. And we accept both MaleShep/Jack and FemShep/Jack because Jack needs loving either way :)
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 5 - Since: 04-06-11 - Founder: TheManApart
29For Cerberus and Humanity
Strength for Cerberus is strength for humanity. A community dedicated to everyones' favorite pro-human group. Anything from the Illusive Man, to the organization's supporters and sympathizers, or even the simple Cerberus Soldier. Only contains stories that have Cerberus as a major part of them, either as a protagonist or antagonist group, not ones that simply mentions the organization once or twice.
English - Staff: 1 - Followers: 5 - Since: 11-15-12 - Founder: Ranger-A13
Can't resist a good story about that enigmatic drell? This is the community for you. A collection of inspiring Shrios fics for the Mass Effect universe. All ratings. Full-lengths, ficlets, and everything in between. AUs, headcanon, kinkmemes, fluff, character experimentation...basically anything that features Thane Krios as the main love interest. Feel free to PM me if you have any suggestions (or requests to check out your own shrios fanfic).
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 4 - Since: 11-29-13 - Founder: JaliceAZ
14mass effect back in time
stories wear Shepard or others in his/her crew go back in time from up to the crucible 3 choices to any point from the start of the first game on up cross overs welcome as long as they are in the ME universe and have a time traveler if you know of any stories that are not listed let me know so i can add them
English - Staff: 0 - Followers: 4 - Since: 10-23-18 - Founder: zaber999