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I also compiled a list of bugs and things I did not like but they will not change my view of the game. If you adapt to the idiotic commands in Mass Effect 2 you will start to enjoy the game. Then you move on to Mass Effect 1 and you are close in smashing your keyboard because the controls are far worse. Who would put grenades on the R key? Honestly? R always stands for reload!!!

As I said, it is a matter of time to get the hang of it. Once you see how the key bindings work in Mass Effect 2 you enjoy the game. For example, I started running towards an obstacle and if I release space and tap it again he will slide and go to cover. To jump over obstacles, you keep w and press space and he will climb over them. I do agree that several times in the game when running for cover I end up hiding with my back towards the enemy. That is not okay and cost me my life many times.

Other than that, I think there needs to be more interaction with the environment in the next one .
 
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oh 1 more thing... the inability to have in-game Anti-Aliasing settings really ruins it...

I'm forced to use CCC's manual AA settings, and that lowers the performance by a LOT... and have to turn it off every time I play other games
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Yeah no AA is a bit weird, I wouldn't have thought it would be hard to implement since almost every other games does it lol. I just don't bother using it though I'm pretty used to having anti aliasing off in most games to save a bit on performance anyway, but its still another minor annoyance to add to the list! xD
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oh 1 more thing... the inability to have in-game Anti-Aliasing settings really ruins it...

I'm forced to use CCC's manual AA settings, and that lowers the performance by a LOT... and have to turn it off every time I play other games

Bad approach love . Open the game and click configure not launch . For me forcing it in the CC does not change anything. I have 62 FPS all the time, with or without the catalyst force.

 
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Bad approach love . Open the game and click configure not launch . For me forcing it in the CC does not change anything. I have 62 FPS all the time, with or without the catalyst force.
I don't see any anti-aliasing in there, just anisotropic filtering. Unless I'm blind, then I apologise
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I don't see any anti-aliasing in there, just anisotropic filtering. Unless I'm blind, then I apologise

You are not blind at all . Those settings are more than ample to enjoy the game. Forcing AA will not change a lot because the engine is not as complex as the Crytek one . For me it makes it a bit "shiny" with no drops in FPS but more stuttering . I mean I am at 62 FPS all the time and in some parts it decides to drop at 24 for no reason. With or without AA on .
 
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I don't see any anti-aliasing in there, just anisotropic filtering. Unless I'm blind, then I apologise
If you want AA, you gotta rename the main exe to UT3 and then set your aa in CCC.
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If you want AA, you gotta rename the main exe to UT3 and then set your aa in CCC.
That doesn't work for me either...

I tried renaming it to UT3.exe, ut3.exe, even heard about renaming it to bioshock.exe lol

Then while forcing even 24xAA through CCC, my FPS remain solid. And no AA is implemented in the game too.
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Completely disagree... Empire Strikes Back is the best Star Wars episode... ... ... of ALL time!

if you disagree, you're not looking at the right things... I can go on babbling about it for hours about why that's the case... but I'll leave it here for now...

BUT... it's still comes down to matter of opinions... and I respect yours =)

and to get back onto topic about ME2, I prefer it a LOT more over the first... but obviously with the clipping bugs, it's not perfect... and I find the controls a LOT better than ME1... I mean seriously... grenade on R?!?!? WTH were they thinking?!? giving move orders with arrow keys?!?!?!?!?
No I meant episode 2, Empire strikes back is technically episode 5. And yes empire strikes back is awesome, actually episode 4,5 and 6 are really awesome. Episode 1 was ok, 2 sucked and 3 was the best of the first 3 IMO.

BTW, the controls are re-mappable. I bound my grenade to my thumb mouse button. It's usually my melee button, but I haven't really found melee to be very useful in ME.

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I also have to agree with you, I prefer the mechanics in ME2 a lot more than the first one, especially because what's the point of having a crouch key when you automatically crouch behind something when you're in cover mode.

Sure the clipping bug is annoying but the rest is pretty well thought ought IMHO, and improved over the first too.
I like having a crouch key; if you're out in the open when you crouch it improves your aim and makes you a smaller target.

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Biggest problems I had with ME2 are:
2. Sprint is the same button as cover...what the hell were they thinking?! I try and run away because they are too close so I sprint backwards, and bam, im in cover with my back facing the enemy! The amount of times that has killed me. (especially with infiltrator on insanity as I often have to cloak and go back a bit.)
Yeah that is probably the most annoying thing about the cover feature. It's either that or you crouch to the wrong dang wall, this happens to me a lot on corners.
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3. Once you have clicked a power or select a weapon in the pause menu then its final. I don't know if this is just my game because with team mates powers I can de-select. But with mine I cant. If I target the wrong enemy or select the wrong power there's nothing I can do about it, and since all powers recharge at once I have to wait before I can do what I wanted!
What you gotta do is, right click, drag the crosshair to a different enemy click on a different power and it should right itself. Sometimes it doesn't work, and I do find it frustrating that I cannot deselect the powers.
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4. As already mentioned the glitch getting stuck onto geometry is obviously highly annoying. Team mates always can get to you at least
I actually found a spot on a obscure planet where you could almost skywalk (like in CS), but once you're in it, you can't get back out. Really sucks.


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Bad approach love . Open the game and click configure not launch . For me forcing it in the CC does not change anything. I have 62 FPS all the time, with or without the catalyst force.

Mines stuck @ 60 FPS no matter how I change my settings (auto v-sync perhaps?), whether it be in CCC or in the game configuration utility.
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No I meant episode 2, Empire strikes back is technically episode 5. And yes empire strikes back is awesome, actually episode 4,5 and 6 are really awesome. Episode 1 was ok, 2 sucked and 3 was the best of the first 3 IMO.
Oh... I thought when you meant the "old Star Wars" as in the first ones made... not actual episodes 1-2-3...

but Phantom Menace is honestly the most boring movie I've ever watched... it's a shame it's a Lucas Movie... Episode 3 was great!, 2 was awful... I just hated Anakin Skywalker ever since that movie... actually I just hate the actor mainly... they SERIOUSLY could've chosen A LOT more better actors for the role... he was just complete crap.

and this guy pretty much sums up my views on Episode 1 =) it's pretty funny:

*click link and follow for other parts... enjoy your hour and half =)*
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