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A sci-fi action role-playing game developed by BioWare. Part 2 of the Mass Effect trilogy.

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Mass Effect 1 save import: Necessity for plot points

So I'd like to play through Mass Effect 2 as a male Shepard. I played through ME1 and ME2 as Fem!Shep so I already have a good understanding of the plot, and I hit all of the points I wanted to in ...
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Crash/freeze during car chase in Lair of the Shadow Broker (Mass Effect 2)

Early in the Lair of the Shadow Broker DLC, at the end of the car chase on Ilium, there is a cutscene where you ram the car of the Asari you are chasing. During this cutscene, the game freezes, ...
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Can I copy my Mass Effect DLC from my PC to my 360?

Hi I have all three Mass Effect games for both my PC and my Xbox 360, but only my PC has all the DLC. I don't want to have to buy the DLC for my Xbox 360 if I don't have to so is there a way to ...
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“Communication with the Mass Effect 2 server was interrupted or has timed out” error?

I am revisiting the Mass Effect trilogy as it's one of my favorite series of games. Having completed Mass Effect again I am trying to get Mass Effect 2 started but I never seem to be able to make a ...
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Zaeed DLC Not Installing - Mass Effect 2

So Mass Effect 2 is free at the moment, so I've decided to give it ago. The problem is that after I downloaded the base game, the Zaeed DLC pack begins to download (which is fine) but when the ...
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I have Mass Effect 2, do I have to play Mass Effect 1 to understand the story?

I never played any of the games of Mass Effect series. Now I have Mass Effect 2, due to a promotion by Origin, in my library. Is it possible to understand the storyline of the franchise without ...
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How to avoid romancing jack but not making her mad? (Plus Tali and Liara)

I've manage to avoid Miranda romance now she replies with the neutral response of shes got work to do and avoiding going on the left of Kellys' speech options. I like talking to the crew(and getting ...
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When should I do the DLC missions?

Please without major spoilers, I need to to know when to do these dlc missions during mass effect 2. I've done every loyalty mission except for tali because I know at some point you recruit a geth but ...
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Can I reset a conversation in Mass effect 2

so I was doing a second play through of Mass effect, and since this was going to be fem shep renegade, I was dead set on romancing Garrus, but I botched the conversation that led to that romance and ...
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What happens if you run out of fuel AND resources while flying?

In Mass Effect 2 you have a fuel resource that is used for travel within a certain map-type (between a star system and the full-map view.) If you run out of this fuel, you start burning through your ...
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How can a non-soldier Shepard defeat the Harbinger on the Collector ship quickly?

In Mass Effect 2, there is a section where you are ambushed while on a floating platform within a Collector ship. While here, several waves of enemies engage you from a few sides starting on nearby ...
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Do Miranda's passive buffs apply to you when she is unconscious?

In Mass Effect 2, one of your team, Miranda, has a trait you can invest in that in addition to granting her moderate improvements to her health and damage also passively improves the health and weapon ...
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Any way to see weapon stats?

Is there any way to see the stats of a weapon besides the vague text description? Mostly to see which weapon is the best. Playing on console, so pc mods or hacks are not an option.
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How can I see the skill points of each of the characters in Mass Effect 2?

I want to see the skill points of each of the characters to decide whether I want to retrain any. How can I see the skill points of each of the characters in Mass Effect 2?
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Mass Effect 2 bonuses

Does the outcome of the 1st playthrough of Mass Effect 2 matter? I mean Because I just want the bonuses for completing the game once specificly the extra 50,000 of each materials and 100,000 credits
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What's the maximum number of squadmates I can lose on a successful ME playthrough?

Ok, I know everybody hates losing mates, but just for fun... The playthrough must be from Eden Prime to the final mission (so failing the suicide mission in ME2 doesn't count.) The squadmates "kill" ...
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ME2: Loyalty booleans?

I'm tired playing ME2 but I have to record the plot. There's no gameplays in my language with choices I like. Can I just change some variables and boom, have done every loyalty mission ? Or it's ...
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Mass Effect 2/3 Download issue on Origin at 100%

A few days ago, I picked up the Mass Effect trilogy on origin for like $10, and just yesterday I finished ME1. I've tried to download ME2 several times now, and ME3 once as well, but both downloads ...
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How important is it to upgrade ship weapons in Mass Effect 2?

Since I follow the XKCD theory of gaming, I'm just now playing through the Mass Effect trilogy. I'm near the start of Mass Effect 2, and having recovered Garrus I now have the option to spend ...
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Why doesn't Kelly Chambers send me a message after the suicide mission?

In my paragon career, I wanted to take Yeoman Kelly as my "romance". Fish feeding done, spent the night together, no other partners reached the point of romance action before the suicide mission, and ...
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Is it possible to romance Jack in Mass Effect 2 without re-playing Mass Effect 1?

I'm trying to romance Jack in Mass Effect 2, but I don't want to replay the first Mass Effect and when I chose the "new game" option it chooses for the default romance option of Kaidan. How do I ...
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Finding my old mass effect save files

I recently went to continue an old game of Mass Effect 2 and was disappointed to find that all of my save files were missing. That's Ok, I thought, I hadn't got that far in, I'll just restart the ...
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I cannot land on aiea for jacob's mission ME2?

Jacob is the only loyalty mission remaining but i cant land on that planet even after sending many probes.It just show the option for scanning no "land" option available.Help
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Can I customize Mass Effect 2's galaxy status without a Mass Effect 1 save file?

I played Mass Effect 1 and deleted the saved data and now I want to play the second game but I don't want to play with the default choices. Is there anything I can do to edit those default choices?
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Key binding for separating storm not working

I want to change my default keybindings for Mass Effect 2 through Coalesced.ini so that the following happens: Storm is separated from Use/Cover Storm is bound to LeftShift Use/Cover is bound to E ...
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How do you research weapons?

Where on the normandy do you upgrade weapons? Main dock?
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Can I still romance Garrus?

For my second playtrough I've decided I want to romance Garrus. I did his loyalty mission already. We've had the talk about blowing off steam by sparring, where I accidently didn't take the flirty ...
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Did Morinth actually think Shepard is strong-willed enough?

In Mass Effect 2 it is possible to recruit Morinth into your squad by With Morinth in your squad you can choose to romance her. Was she lying? I assume this just is a little flaw they didn't really ...
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How do I know if peace is possible between the geth and the quarians?

I'm basically trying to make peace between the Geth and the Quarians in ME3. I have imported save files all the way from ME1 and ME2. My problem is that I couldn't select the peaceful option on ...
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Frequently logged out of Cerberus Network on PC [duplicate]

I have the Steam version of ME2 and am able to log into the Cerberus Network without issue. However, whenever I start up the game the "Cerberus laptop" spins for a few seconds and then says: ...
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How can I trigger new conversations with my squad mates?

Is there a way to trigger new conversations with my squad mates without doing missions? I've run out of missions to do before the Reaper IFF and I'm almost positive I haven't seen all the dialogue for ...
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How can I get Mass Effect 2 DLC to work for a second Profile?

My Dad has recently been replaying Mass Effect, having brought some DLC for Mass Effect 2 myself I used my profile on his X-Box 360 (using X-Box Live) and re-downloaded the DLC, they are Firewalker ...
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Is Mass Effect 2 region locked? [duplicate]

I found a Mass Effect 2 game in one of the stores in the Philippines, but they said that my Xbox must be a US Version, and that it won't work as my Xbox is a Japanese Version. I later found out on the ...
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Mass Effect 2 and 3 - Any way to stop Garrus Dying? [duplicate]

Firstly i just want to apologise if any of my information is incorrect. I took a long (Hopefully long enough) look at the Garrus Vakarian information on the Mass Effect Wikia page. I notice in ME2 ...
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Getting Jack or Miranda back to loyal

I've completed both Jack and Miranda's loyalty quests. They then have this scripted argument, and without the proper paragon/renegade you have to basically pick a side and the other one gets mad at ...
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ME3 Import Save from ME2 Halfway through?

Is it possible for me to import a Mass Effect 2 save into Mass Effect 3 if I have already done some missions without it? I bought and played about 10 hours of Mass Effect 3 already and I really love ...
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Does saving after completing the Suicide Mission count?

I am thinking of getting the DLC for Mass Effect 2 and completing it but i rather not have to start a new game and go though the entire thing just for a couple of extra missions. i am wondering, ...
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Do more surplus resources mean greater War Asset?

When I imported by Mass Effect 2 save to Mass Effect 3, one of my War Assets were surplus resources which were collected from the Normandy SR2 when the Alliance was doing the retrofit. I am wondering,...
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Mass Effect 2 - Fight for the Lost.. Actors?

I had access to a Mass Effect 2 DVD which has among other things a short-medium video with presenting the main characters of game name Fight for the Lost. I was watching it, even without subtitles, ...
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Mass Effect 2: Delay Reaper IFF Instalation

I wanted to play Mass Effect 2 again but now picking different options and morale. But I forgot about the internal countdown do Omega 4 Relay that, according to wiki, is randomly computed based on ...
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How can I control the Romances in Mass Effect 2?

In Mass Effect I tried to get as far as I could in dialogues with characters, even though I was trying to remain neutral as to not get involved with anyone so I could remain loyal to Tali in Mass ...
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Can't end mission at MSV Strontium

I am stuck on MSV Strontium. The game tells me to hit F key to end the mission. I have hit the F key, no go. I can only replay the mission. I can not end it. Please help. How do I end the mission?
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Does the Firewalker DLC have an effect on ME3?

I am kinda tired of those missions. Do they get carried over to ME3 with the save games?
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Mass Effect 2 savegame - Can I see which decisions I made?

Before playing ME3 I'm going through ME2 again. I'm playing as renegade Shepard since I already have a ME2 savegame with a paragon playthrough. Now, on Legion's loyalty mission, I have to decide if I ...
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Is it possible to take a screenshot from a dialog in Mass Effect 2?

I managed to bind a key to making a screenshot in Mass Effect 2. It works if I'm playing the game but as soon as I start a dialog with someone it is not working. Do you have any idea what could be the ...
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Can I get Legion early and still save the crew?

I'm now at my third play through of Mass Effect 2 and this time I decided to take Legion with me on more missions. However, doing lots of missions after Legion joined means the Normandy Crew will die, ...
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Why can't I 'enter' the Omega 4 relay?

The 'enter' button is not shown. I have completed all the missions I can find, including obtaining the IFF. Is there anything else I need to do to 'enter' the Omega 4 relay? What have I missed ??
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Getting “free” reputation that's opposed to my alignment: good or bad?

In Mass Effect 2, certain actions will give you either Paragon or Renegade reputation. In conversations, there are often choices where you must choose whether to go for one or another, and it pays to ...
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What determines a final outcome of an imported character?

Several actions in ME1 will have consequenses in ME2. If I do multiple playthroughs (as I plan to reach 60) and handle situations completely differently, what will be the final outcome? Example - UNC:...
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Is there any special benefit in transfering a max level character?

Beeing rather late into the Mass Effect series, I'm still trying to get the hang of it. As I understand, maximum level in ME1 is 60 and is impossible to obtain in one playthrough, bar cheating. I'm ...