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Is it possible to increase Galactic effectiveness in Mass Effect 3 by editing the coalesced.bin? If it is, how can I do this?

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Not directly, but you can in fact edit the value of earned resources to be worth 10k etc.

Grab the Coalesced.bin editor here - http://wenchy.net/me3-coalesced-utility/

bioui - sfxgame - sfxgawassetshandler - allassets

Pick something you haven't unlocked and go to the Type=GAWAssetType_Military items; set StartingStrength to a large number like 5000 or whatever.

All you really need is 10k, since 5k is the max needed and readiness can't dip below 50%. Just so you know, I haven't done this myself but know others have. I'm on the 360 and it's pretty trivial to get 5 to 6k.

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Would you mind including some detail as to how to do this? –  ryansworld10 Mar 13 '12 at 0:28
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@ryansworld10 Check out this answer for additional details. Be warned, editing Coalesced.bin may expose you to a variety of reprisals from EA/Origin, and could interfere with your access to ME3 Multiplayer. –  LessPop_MoreFizz Mar 13 '12 at 2:51
    
Thanks, I have been a loyal ME player since the start and I have never had to edit a game file to get the best results - however as I have a baby now, multiplayer is out for me (I need to be able to pause every time she cries), so I cannot increase readiness. –  user22547 Mar 27 '12 at 1:27
    
I can relate. You're going to be on pause a lot... –  Mark Henderson Mar 27 '12 at 2:05
    
It's not going to be the end of the world for your team if you have to go AFK for a bit. It's not very nice, but nothing to exclude yourself from MP over. –  kotekzot Mar 27 '12 at 3:01
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