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The third game in the Deus Ex first-person role-playing video game series, and a prequel to the original game. It was developed by Eidos Montreal.

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Will giving Windmill a gun disqualify me for the Pacifist achievement?

Reprogrammed turrets which kill people will disqualify you for the pacifist achievement, so I'm forced to wonder if giving Windmill a gun will result in the same thing. If I give Windmill a gun, ...
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How does Deus Ex: Human Revolution tie in to Deus Ex?

At the end of Deus Ex: Human Revolution and after the credits there is a goodie with some dialog that ties Human Revolution to the original Deus Ex, which is then followed by the Human Revolution ...
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What changes occur in Detroit and Heng Sha between trips to those locations?

I noticed when I returned to Detroit that some odd things had changed, but this was a very cursory look, so I don't know for sure: Broken walls were repaired. At least some computer terminals were ...
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Where can I find beer for Letitia?

There's an informant in Detroit and the game has an option to give her beer, but apparently beggars can be choosers and she will only take "Mahara Jah Hot Devil Ale". Where can I find that beer and ...
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Where is the shopkeeper in Hengsha?

I managed to find the shopkeeper once, shortly after arriving at Hengsha, however I'm no longer able to locate him. My inventory is full, and I'd like to sell off my extra items to clear up space. ...
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Are there any consquences to killing the innocent?

There are many innocent civilizians in Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Assuming I don't do so in sight of a police officer, are there any consquences to killing civilizians, or am I free to soak Detroit ...
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Is it possible to permanently miss Praxis Kits?

Are there any Praxis Kits which become inaccessible after a certain period of time? If it is possible, do any missions contain Praxis Kits?
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Will talking to the two secruity guards in the third mission disqualify me from getting the Ghost experience bonus?

During the third mission, at FEMA, it's possible to come across these security guards: I assume if they go hostile it will disqualify me for it, but what if I bluff my way out of it? Will I ...
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Is there any reason to upgrade my battery size in Deus Ex: Human Revolution?

In Deus Ex: Human Revolution, only your first battery will recharge when having zero energy. So regardless of how many battery packs you have, you'll always need to scarf down energy bars or other ...
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Is this guy dead?

So I shot a tranq dart into someone's head and I got the Merciful Soul bonus, but then when I go up to loot the corpse, his icon shows a skull, does that mean he's dead and I just screwed up my ...
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How do you get Ghost while waiting for the funicular in Picus?

So here I am waiting for a "funicular" and I've got all these mines and a cute little robot with machine guns guarding the doors, but for some reason I can't get the ghost award. The radar doesn't go ...
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Do you get more XP by being stealthy or shooting everyone in the face?

When you get XP for all your kills and takedowns, does it pay off to be stealthy? If I went around bustin' a cap in everyone, would I gain experience faster? Ghost = 50 x Man Down, but with all the ...
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How am I supposed to kill the final boss on the Deus Ex difficulty?

I'm not upset—I won't actually pick the game up again—but I was expecting to earn the pacifist achievement when I just completed to game but somehow didn't earn the achievement. I can't ...
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Is it possible to reduce sway when aiming with the Tranquilizer Rifle?

When aiming with the scope with the Tranquilizer Rifle there is a lot of sway, which can make aiming very difficult. Is there anyway to reduce or eliminate this sway?
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Who is Patient X?

Right at the start of the Prologue, there are emails and articles about Patient X and how he can accept augs without rejection. Are they referring to Adam? He seems to fit the bill for this, but I ...
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Can my weapons have more than 3 upgrades?

The weapon info screen shows 3 slots. They seem to be for the unique upgrades of each gun. Am I limited to only 3 upgrade installations per gun or can I add for example silencer, AP, laser as well as ...
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What to spend your credits on in Deus Ex: Human Revolution?

I'm not that far through, and I'm already up to like 40k credits... and simply I don't know what to spend this on. Things I would really like to buy are stun ammo, but I can't find anywhere that ...
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Is there a take-all keyboard shortcut in Deus Ex: Human Revolution?

In Fallout 3 you can hold the use key to just pick up all items on an enemy, container, et cetera. Does Deus EX: HR have a similar keyboard shortcut, or do I need to press the "take all" button with ...
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How long will it take me to find the starting weapons I don't choose?

Before your first mission after the opening mission, I'm given the choice of four weapons: Stun Gun Tranquilizer Rifle Combat Rifle Revolver One factor I'm considering is how long it will take my ...
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What is the earliest level 5 hack?

I know there's at least one level 4 lock in Detroit in the first section of the game. However, I'm wondering how soon I need to max out my hacking skills if I want to be able to hack absolutely ...
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Where are the ebooks for the Doctorate achievement? Is it possible to miss one?

In Deus Ex: Human Revolution I've been finding quite a few ebooks. Reading some of them awards me with a "Scholar" popup and grants 200 xp. I notice that there is an achievement for reading all 29 ...
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How many endings must I see in Deus Ex to earn the “Deus Ex Machina” achievement?

I've seen 2 endings by now and I'm wondering how many is required for the achievement. Any clues on how to get them would also really be appreciated.
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What are the requirements for the “Ghost” experience bonus?

Lets say that I don't drag a knocked out enemy away, so that a patrol spots hims and starts searching for me. If I hide behind a wall where he is patrolling and is about to turn the corner, I can ...
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Dropping pre-order bonus weapons in DX: Human Revolution?

When dropping the pre-order bonus weapons such as the sawed-off shotgun - will I get them back every chapter? Or do I have to keep them the whole time if O ever want to use them later?
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Is there a quick-save shortcut?

Is there a quick-save and/or quick-load shortcut in Deus Ex: Human Revolution?
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Am I losing out on XP if I kill someone in Deus Ex:HR and don't accomplish the objective I set?

When playing DeusEx:Human Revolutions, should I try and take someone down always in order to get the most XP from them? I like maxing out when I play games, and getting as much level ups as I can. ...
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Collateral Damage with non-lethal playthrough

I'm playing through the game non-lethally, and I'm trying to save Malik. It's hard enough non-lethally since all the non-lethal weapons are single-shot slow-firing poor-accuracy, but I've got a ...
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Upgrade chip in Deus Ex: Human Revolution?

When you return to china, and all the Augs start experiencing the weird side effects, what is the result of going to the limb clinic and upgrading your chip vs. not going and upgrading? or does it not ...
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What determines whether or not I have hidden a body?

I'm currently trying to do a Smooth Criminal playthrough of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, where I kill or incapacitate all hostiles while still gaining the Smooth Operator bonus at the end of each ...
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How many Praxis points can I earn in a single playthrough?

I'm interested in maxing out Jensen in a run-through of Deus Ex: Human Revolution by unlocking all of his abilities. As a result, I need to know how many Praxis points it is possible to earn in a ...
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Completion time in DX:HR [duplicate]

I'm 15 hours into the game and I'm playing quite thoroughly. Approximately how many hours should a thorough player get out of the game? If you focus on only the main missions, how quickly could it ...
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Can I save Faridah Malik?

I just got back to China the second time around. After our helicopter was shot down, Malik tells me to run while the guards are distracted by the chopper. On my way out, I tried killing as many ...
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How to enable stereoscopic 3D in Deus Ex: Human Revolution?

I can't enable stereoscopic 3D in Deus Ex: Human Revolution (the button appears red)? I have the latest drivers and am using Windows 7 x64 but the game does not allow me to enable this feature. I'm ...
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How do I kill Namir?

So I made a pretty big mistake.* No need wallowing over it, I'm here now. Point is, I'm at the third boss in Deux Ex: Human Revolution, and I lost all my augmentations. Basically, I have a permanent ...
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What determines the type of takedown animation performed?

I noticed that most of the lethal take-downs I performed in my recent play through involved stabbing the enemy in the lower section and then splitting their head with the elbow blade as they were ...
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How do I get all parts of my HUD to stick around in DX:HR

So, I'm pretty sure when I started playing DX:HR, the display for my "hotbar," or 1-0 keys, was constantly around as long as I wasn't at Sarif Industries. Yet now, later in the game, I'm noticing that ...
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How do I use the Tactical Enhancement pack I redeemed in Deus Ex?

I successfully redeemed my tactical enhancement pack pre-order bonus on my PS3, but I dont see the weapons in my inventory. I'm currently roaming the city after the first mission at Sarif and I can't ...
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Does it matter whether you use lethal or non-lethal tactics in Deus Ex: Human Revolution?

Does it matter to the story? Does it make a difference in the gameplay? E.g. with XP or whatnot.
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How do I run Deus Ex: Human Revolution in windowed mode?

I've been poking around in the options menu, trying to find a option for window mode. But, I can't seem to find any. So, is there any way to get this game running in windowed mode?
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Which augmentation unlocks the arm blades?

They feature prominently in trailers, and the arm blades slide out in the cutscene when Adam encounters the hacker at Sarif Industries. How can I unlock the blades? Are they even implemented?
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What effect does alcohol have?

I have come across the occasional can of beer/bottle of vodka. What will happen if I drink them? Can I get drunk?
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What are the repercussions if I publicly confront Bill Taggart?

While looking for Sandoval I was sent to the Detroit Convention Center to ascertain his whereabouts, having being told that Bill Taggart should know where to find him. On the way in, Pritchard hinted ...
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Where is it safe to store items in each hub?

My storage is full and there's so many nice things to pick up. Is there a safe place I can drop things off at where they will be accessable later on? What I'm looking for is something like Diablo 2's ...
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What happens if I do not turn off the signal jammer?

I am naturally paranoid in the world of Deus Ex, so when someone is asking me to turn off a signal jammer on the Singapore mission so they can 'track me better' my natural instinct is to leave it on. ...
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Where is Ning located during the quest “Rotten Business?”

In the quest "Rotten Business," you are able to bribe Chaunli into giving you the location of Ning. As you can see, I don't take well to people asking for my money. Now the quest has no marker and ...
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Mouse not being dealt with correctly, what should I do?

Deus Ex: Human Revolution is not working correctly with my mouse. I have an extra monitor, off to the left. When I play the game, the mouse is not 'grabbed', so if I look to the left, I'll see the ...
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Things in Mr Lee's apartment

Talking about Faridah's side mission in New Hengsha: So I hacked the computer, spent 10 minutes searching for the second item (the clock) and Jensen still thinks there's more. What am I looking for ...
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To Kill or Not to Kill - Zeke in Deus Ex 3

So I didn't kill Zeke in the first mission and as a result he popped up later and gave me some information. I then decided to kill him and earn brownie points with the Boss, but Jensen never mentions ...
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Deus Ex - Best gun [closed]

I keep finding all these weapon upgrades. I don't want to put them into a weapon only to throw that weapon away when I find a better one. What should I be putting the upgrades into?
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Do turrets and robots killing enemies count for the Pacifist achievement?

The pacifist achievement text says: Complete Deus Ex: Human Revolution without anyone dying by your hand. (Boss fights don't count.) What about me hacking a security system and setting ...