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is this better than Oblivion?
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is this better than Oblivion?
Better than vanilla Oblivion. The main quests take about the same amount of time, and Oblivion probably has an edge in amount of side-content, but only because it has more expansions and I haven't had much of a chance to fully explore all MEPC has to offer.

Combat is more exciting and better executed. Role-playing wise, Oblivion is a bit more open-ended, and the sync between the main story/rest of the world is feels more natural in Oblivion. The main plot in MEPC is always much more immediate, and you feel kind of irresponsible if you drop it to explore the rest of the galaxy (tho it doesn't effect the plot at all if you tread off on your own for a while). Oblivion gives you much more room, story-wise, to interact with other places outside the plot.

MEPC has a freshness about it. It might not age as well as Oblivion (which I still have fun playing), but at the moment it's slightly better.
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I know I was able to play for 30 hrs worth of side quests before jumping back into the main storyline of ME, so as soon as I got the Normandy I stayed away from Noveria.

Not sure how much is left now though, sine I got to Novaria it seems to be going by really quick.
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do u need to keep the cd in the computer to play, or can you play the game without the cd after it is installed
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do u need to keep the cd in the computer to play, or can you play the game without the cd after it is installed
You can play without the disc in, since you register the CD key online.
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So can anyone answer my question on the last page please?

This is dx9 only correct?
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So can anyone answer my question on the last page please?

This is dx9 only correct?
Yes, MEPC is DX9 only.
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The game runs really well too, i never get under playable framerates. Its always EXTREMELY EXTREMELY smooth, fraps never displays my fps though for some reason.
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This game would look really nice in DX10.
But then again, you would need the hardware to back it up.
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Anyone else getting General Protection Fault errors? There are dozens of threads about it at the Bioware forums. Really annoying, sometimes I can play for three hours without one and other times every few minutes.
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