Tim Stone
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Why can't I build the Beacon
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The Beacon, like all planetary Wonders, must be constructed on a separate tile which you select by clicking the assignment circle above the desired tile in the city screen. Pictured is the ...

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How do I get the lockbox in this location (Aberdeen - West part of the docks)?
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First, climb up the dumpster by approaching it and pressing the climb key (Space on the PC). You'll then be able to press that key again to get on to the roof: Then, go to the right, around the air ...

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Who wants my alien medi-gel formula?
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A human doctor will be looking for the medi-gel formula you have in your possession following the completion of your mission on Palaven. You can find her in lobby of the Huerta Memorial Hospital on ...

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Do you get more Experience on higher difficulties?
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I don't see anything to indicate that level XP is impacted by difficulty (in total, it seems to be capped at 69,000 for an entire playthrough), but the XP gained from picking up spare medi-gel is. The ...

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What is the significance of the Blasto 6 Movie Poster?
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It's purpose is to be there to be hilarious, and you can listen to the full recording in the following video: But yes, it's just an easter egg relating back to a ...

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What do I do with Shield Generators?
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Cerberus deploys T-shaped barriers on the battlefield that form an orange shield wall that its agents can take cover behind, as you can see in the following screenshot taken from this IGN walkthrough ...

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Is there a playable postgame?
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The game reaches a fairly definite conclusion before the credits roll, so if you choose to continue playing you'll be sent back before the point of no return identified by you This is basically ...

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What mission and i missing?
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It sounds like you're missing the Companion Missions, which are generated by completing Nomand Brotherhood missions in the Unity companion app (also on iOS): They're just simple assassination ...

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Wake a sleeping trade convoy
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The Trade Convoy should be at whichever city it was based at, though selecting it can sometimes be a little difficult if you have a fortified military unit in the same tile. I find zooming out can ...

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What is the maximum wanted level in Assassin's Creed 4?
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The maximum wanted level is level 4, which Prima quantifies as having picked up 210 penalty points or more from attacking and sinking ships. Once you reach wanted level 4, the hunter patrol waves ...

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How do I 'Ground 'n Pound'?
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To perform a Ground 'n Pound, you have to ground your enemy, then, well, pound them. First, you need to activate the Face Meter by filling it up with successful attacks on enemies. Once the Face ...

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How do I locate and defend against cloaked Geth Hunters?
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Equiping the Javelin sniper rifle can help, as it highlights cloaked enemies in a purple outline (similar to how the Sniper Rifle Enhanced Scope upgrade allows you to see enemies through smoke). ...

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How do I get to the Upper Level to Disable the Venting of the Hangar?
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There should be a ladder to the left side of the hanger, where a sniper will take up a defensive position when you're beginning your attack. Going up the ladder will take you to the first control, ...

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Where can I check what Xbox 360 console is linked to my Windows Live account?
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As far as I know, there's no direct way of getting this information. However, you can safely go ahead and make your purchase anyway. Since downloads are associated with your account, they'll appear in ...

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Is the Jack Phantom different from the other Phantoms?
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The only difference seems to be that she has Jack-specific dialogue, like "I will destroy you!" Beyond that, she's no different than any other Phantom - she has the same barrier + health and the same ...

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Does the Infiltrator's time dilation effect apply to all Scoped Weapons, or only Sniper Rifles?
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The Infiltrator's time dilation bonus only applies when looking down the scope of a sniper rifle. As a side note, I found the recoil on most SMGs prohibitive to scope use anyway, but your mileage ...

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Is it wise to trust Aria T'Loak?
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Is it wise to trust Aria? Well, you certainly don't want to ...mess with her. But yes, trusting Aria's judgment is a good idea in this case. I'll have to check on the specific numbers, but I recall ...

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What's Wrong With my Page?
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There seems to be an intermittent issue with Chrome where this happens. I haven't been able to determine what the cause is, but unmaximizing the browser window, and then maximizing it again seems to ...

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Do all players need to own Horizons to participate in multicrewing?
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Yes, multi-crewing is Horizons-only content and requires that all participating Commanders have Horizons to take part. While using multi-crewing you also can't participate in a wing, though this is ...

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How do faction bounties work?
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While there's some consideration towards (re)introducing interstellar bounties, you don't have to worry about your reputation preceding you across the galaxy. Because bounties are now scoped to the ...

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Does scanning Pinnacle Station give you anything different if you did the DLC?
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Whether or not you completed (or owned) the Pinnacle Station DLC seems to have no impact, as the reward is the same in both cases.

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What is the base duration for Defense Drone?
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Coalesced.bin lists the effectduration for the protectordrone (Defense Drone) object as having a base value of 45, so the default duration should be 45 seconds.

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What is the reward for keeping the Prejek Paddle Fish alive?
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According to the screenshots in this BioWare forum post (and mentioned in another thread, by another player), the reward is a 10% power or weapon damage bonus. The intel is listed as "Prejek ...

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Who is Kai Leng?
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Kai Leng is a xenophobic marine lieutenant who was dishonorably discharged from the N7 program following his murder of a Krogan at a bar on the Citadel. His combat skills and general anti-alien ...

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How do the sniper rifle modifications work?
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Yes, the concentration mod will stack with the Infiltrator's Operational Mastery, or the Soldier's Adrenaline Rush. The Spare Thermal Clip upgrade increases your overall ammo capacity for the rifle, ...

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What are the consequences of letting the Councilor die?
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Conveniently, there's no way that he could be allowed to live. Had you not shot him, he would have been killed by Kaidan or Ashley, depending on who was alive in your game. As a result, the only ...

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Is there any benefit to destroying all the spore and gestation pods?
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I forget at the moment if the gestation pods and the spore pods were similar in this regard, but a few spore pods exploded shield-reducing juice on me as I passed by. For that reason alone, they ...

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Does Conrad Verner make an appearance in Mass Effect 3?
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Conrad Verner makes an appearance on the Citadel, coming up to Shepard after you assist a doctor with his medi-gel station problem in the refugee camp. After you both exchange a few words, he'll ...

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Is there only one recoverable item per planet?
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I believe that I collected nearly all items that you can find by scanning in my first plathrough, and there was never a case where a location contained more than one recoverable item.

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Why was Commander Shepard relieved from duty?
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This would most likely stem from two things, from Mass Effect 2: Shepard's assumed association with Cerberus, a group who has its hands in many less-than-respectable activities. Shepard's assumed ...

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