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Finished Liara's DLC twice. Once with my female Shep and once with my male shep. One save was ongoing, the lady shep one, and the latter was after kicking collector ass. Both profiles had differences but there was something in common. If things pan out like this and ME3 will incorporate Liara's DLC by default, I pity The Reapers .
All the DLC has to be canon, and carried into ME3, unless of course the results of the Shadow Broker DLC play out a bit like the choice over the Council in ME1, and your decision carries over. I'd like that. But obviously the SB decision has much bigger ramifications

I'm trying to find games worth playing until 3 comes out. Struggling at the mo I might see what's outside....
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I now have a total of 30 save folders of Shepard with various gender and love interest. Should be able to see how much of a different it makes in the story.

So far on my Paragon Shepards, I have saved Rachni, Wrex, various Asari, Conrad, and my crew. I have also promoted Anderson to the council, remained a Specter, made Liara the SB, blew up the Collector ship (if I could have given it to Liara or the Council I would have, but EFF the IM), kept Cerberus info, kept that Graybox, and made Miranda quit which possibly ruining her sister's safety).

As for my Renegade Shepard, mankind (if IM is to be believed) has secured the Collector ship and human Reaper, but everyone else is dead or extinct.
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i got into mass effect 2 when i finally bought it.

thing is, its such a polar extreme game.

graphics: some times they are simply spectacular! then suddenly they almost suck, yet it works. many places and events are awesome, then some things just suck and i want them to be over with, i'm a sniper, and some times its too easy and sometiems its impossible.

i suck at controlling my teamates so there is no strategy, just kill as much as i can. i stopped playng when i hit level 17 and then i just started again and it has gotten better.

i also just learned that i had a ton of free dlc i skipped out on from cerberus network and will try tonight or tomorow. im not done with the game but i am damn excited about the third installment. i heard that 2 was a big improvement on the origonal so seeing a ton of new features and a bigger game in me 3 will be awesome.

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i got into mass effect 2 when i finally bought it.

thing is, its such a polar extreme game.

graphics: some times they are simply spectacular! then suddenly they almost suck, yet it works. many places and events are awesome, then some things just suck and i want them to be over with, i'm a sniper, and some times its too easy and sometiems its impossible.

i suck at controlling my teamates so there is no strategy, just kill as much as i can. i stopped playng when i hit level 17 and then i just started again and it has gotten better.

i also just learned that i had a ton of free dlc i skipped out on from cerberus network and will try tonight or tomorow. im not done with the game but i am damn excited about the third installment. i heard that 2 was a big improvement on the origonal so seeing a ton of new features and a bigger game in me 3 will be awesome.

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If you didn't play ME1, you should. It's hard to understand 2 completely without playing Ass Effect first.

I've beaten ME1 multiple time sin the past, but I still went and played it again because I had forgotten some things lol.
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my friend gave me me1 but i dont feel like playing a dull version of me2, i gathered most of the story, minus the insider relationships and what not. i think i watched a mass effect in 10 minutes you tube video to catch me up lol.

is it enjoyable to play 1 after having played 2?
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my friend gave me me1 but i dont feel like playing a dull version of me2, i gathered most of the story, minus the insider relationships and what not. i think i watched a mass effect in 10 minutes you tube video to catch me up lol.

is it enjoyable to play 1 after having played 2?
I did not enjoy playing ME1 after ME2 TBH. The graphics suck in comparison, the hacking was even more annoying, item inventory was horrible, the constant driving around was as painful as probing planets, and the Council pissed me off even more (there is no way to please those fogeys). That being said, it is essential to play ME1 to carry over the save file to ME2 to gain access to certain choices, dialogues, and storyline which will hopefully prove fruitful in ME3. If you do not play ME1, you do not have the option of:

- Continuing romance with Ashley/Liara or the respective male NPC's
- Meeting with Wrex, the most awesome Krogan ever
- Having Rachni Queen in ME3
- Having Anderson on the Council with the old members and maintaining your position as Spectre, though they don't do jack for you so far in ME1 or 2
- Meet Conrad again, who is by far the biggest video game douchebag retard I have ever met
- There are others but I can't remember them right now

If Bioware keeps their promise that choices made in ME1 and 2 do have significant impact in ME3, then you should probably play ME1.
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my friend gave me me1 but i dont feel like playing a dull version of me2, i gathered most of the story, minus the insider relationships and what not. i think i watched a mass effect in 10 minutes you tube video to catch me up lol.

is it enjoyable to play 1 after having played 2?
The gameplay is very different and the graphics aren't as good, but in my opinion, the storyline is a lot better.

I played ME1 after I beat ME2 for the third time and I enjoyed it. I have beaten it four times (I think) whereas I have beaten ME2 nine times.
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I was lucky I played ME2 thrice before I played ME1. Had I played ME1 first, I doubt I would have bought ME2. I want ME3 to be ME1 story wise and ME2 control/gameplay wise . I finished ME1 once and started a second playthrough 6 months ago. I am still on eden prime. Can;t stand the controls.
 
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I was lucky I played ME2 thrice before I played ME1. Had I played ME1 first, I doubt I would have bought ME2. I want ME3 to be ME1 story wise and ME2 control/gameplay wise . I finished ME1 once and started a second playthrough 6 months ago. I am still on eden prime. Can;t stand the controls.
I bought ME1 on Steam holiday sale for something daft like £4.99, didn't really know what it was about, and tried to play it. Got on to Eden Prime, thought the controls and the shooting mechanics were completely crap, and gave up on it.
A few months later when I heard ME2 was coming out, I gave it another go. Put some effort into setting up the controls to be comfortable and intuitive (10 button mouse helps ), and I'm so glad I did. Could well be one of the finest gaming series' in history
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