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Yeah if you import a higher level character from ME1 you start at level 1-5 (i think) depending on what level you were at. I think I started at 2 when I imported a level 45 character (I was level 53 but it seems it only takes your character level from the time you completed the game and I didn't finish 2nd play-through)

As for DLC, there is already 2 available, one is an extra character and the other a crash site to explore. I think there will be a fair amount of free DLC over the Cerberus Network, next being the M57 hammerhead tank which I'm hoping will be the Mako planet exploration equivalent from ME1. I think I read somewhere that non-free DLC wont be over the Cerberus network so anything on there will be free.
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I found the ending to be not quite as enjoyable as Mass Effect 1. Using Paragon on Saren to get him to kill himself was one of the highlights in all of gaming for me.
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I found the ending to be not quite as enjoyable as Mass Effect 1. Using Paragon on Saren to get him to kill himself was one of the highlights in all of gaming for me.
Yes the final boss killing himself was epic! The game was epic, the suicide mission was exhilarating... I was like who's going to die am I going to die?
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Yes the final boss killing himself was epic! The game was epic, the suicide mission was exhilarating... I was like who's going to die am I going to die?
Post a freaking spoiler notice.
    
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Yeah if you import a higher level character from ME1 you start at level 1-5 (i think) depending on what level you were at. I think I started at 2 when I imported a level 45 character (I was level 53 but it seems it only takes your character level from the time you completed the game and I didn't finish 2nd play-through)

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You'd need to be lvl 60 in ME1 when the game autosaves before you fight Sovereign to start at lvl 5 in ME2. But tbh although the extra levels are nice, what really makes a difference is the extra credits/minerals you get by importing a "rich" char from ME1.
Then, there isn't just 2 DLC already, more like 10. In addition to the ones you mentioned, the 8 others are weapons and armor parts, and I really advise people not to use these, because some of them are just overpowered and will ruin your fun. As for the hovertank DLC, it's scheduled for next month afaik.
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same here..... sooooooo epiiiicc.... im speechless... havent felt this way about a video game since half life... 2011 is too long to wait for ME 3....
How many hours did it take to complete?
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Yes the final boss killing himself was epic! The game was epic, the suicide mission was exhilarating... I was like who's going to die am I going to die?
Oh, seriously, **** you...
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no matter what level your ME1 character is it gets reduced to level 1 in ME2. The positive to having a previous ME1 completion is the bonuses, you get extra credits and stuff for being a high level as well as being more paragon or renegade.
Err that's false. You get bonus experience when you start depending on what level your imported ME1 character is. At 60 for example, you get 4000 XP, which means you start at level 5.
    
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guess i'll go play a few more runs in ME1 just to get my paragon & renegade level increased. I didn't import a character when i started ME2
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Well I certainly like ME2s gameplay a lot more than ME1 (I wasn't able to play it for more than a couple hours into the story once you get off the Citadel). Game is pretty damn good overall.

What do people think of the mouse controls?

I manually adjusted the config file per a bioware thread to remove dampening, smoothing, and lowered my sensitivity. It still feels like crap for some reason and I'm tempted to try it with a 360 PC controller.
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