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My bad, I thought you understood what the "Prime Directive" is. The Prime Directive in Star Trek speaks of avoiding contact with pre-warp societies in order to let them develop on their own. The Salarians did not follow this idea, the gave the Mass Effect drive to the Krogans and unleashed them on the Galaxy.
But you wrote about the Prime Directive after you wrote that the Solarians made the Krogans, which is understandably referring to the genophage, which was understood from the post.
     
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It's Salarians!

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Salarians were short sighted. They violated the "Prime Directive" and unleashed the Krogan on the Galaxy. To make up for that they put the Krogan on the Rachni and then gave them the genophage .


This si the original message. If you understand the prime directive you have no problem seeing what I mean by "unleashed". I fail to see the problem.

1. Salarians gave Mass Effect drive to a race that wasn't ready
2. Krogans started going to other planets and became violent. The conquer the galaxy idea came into play
3. Salarians saw what they did so they put the Krogans agains the Rachni. Because they could not take back the Mass Effect drive and confine them to their homeworld, they gave them the genophage to control their numbers in case they decide to go all invasion style.
 
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It's Salarians!

Sorry.
Sorry... Anyways, I beat this game 2 days ago, as was seriously disappointed with it. The story a long the way was decent, but it really just fell a part at the end as it was not really engaging at the end.
     
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I always felt bad about not picking Jacob for the vent mission despite his enthusiastic volunteering. I could almost sense him saying: "Oh I know what this is. It's cause I'm a black man!".

I was overjoyed to learn that if I had picked him for that mission he'd have died. Good thing I picked legion then.
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I always felt bad about not picking Jacob for the vent mission despite his enthusiastic volunteering. I could almost sense him saying: "Oh I know what this is. It's cause I'm a black man!".

I was overjoyed to learn that if I had picked him for that mission he'd have died. Good thing I picked legion then.

Hahah. I love his salute ... he does it everytime. Talk about an uptight attitude .
 
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So playing through on my instanity save and I just enter the room where Tali is on her recruitment mission. On the floor there is a "Geth Pulse Rifle" which I pick up but I swear it wasn't there on my last play through. Is it an item you only get on Insanity or your second play through?
I know! I swear I've visited every single side-street or taken everything and hacked every station/computer/door the first time through, and NEVER ONCE came accross the Geth Pulse Rifle...

while my second quick playthrough, it was sitting visibly there... impossible to miss...

and also my second time was Insanity... I'll start over again, by using the ME2 save =) so I don't have to start at level 1 and see if it has to be second playthrough or does it have to be on Insanity difficulty
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I know! I swear I've visited every single side-street or taken everything and hacked every station/computer/door the first time through, and NEVER ONCE came accross the Geth Pulse Rifle...

while my second quick playthrough, it was sitting visibly there... impossible to miss...

and also my second time was Insanity... I'll start over again, by using the ME2 save =) so I don't have to start at level 1 and see if it has to be second playthrough or does it have to be on Insanity difficulty
I was curious myself cause its not like you would miss it when you enter the room. According to the wiki it only shows up on Hardcore or Insanity play throughs. My first play through was on Veteran.

Btw wondering this, if I kill Samara instead of Morinth is it still possible to get the no one left behind achievement? I missed out on it last time when i lost jacks loyalty.
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I think you can... not tried it yet, but I presume, when you choose Morinth *as long as you don't romance her* she would be loyal to you? and her ability is of equal "power" as Samara
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Man this game is starting to grow on me. So far I've done pretty much every mission that's come my way. I'm about to go get Tali now (I got everyone else except Ashley). I'll be sure to keep an eye out for that Geth rifle. Although, my collector assault rifle is pretty bad ass especially with maxed cryo ammo.

I'll let you guys know if using Morinth you can get the no one left behind badge. I do like her powers a lot better than Samara's.

Anyone know if the warp ammo is any good?
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