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Poll Results: Play ME1 AGAIN then ME2 or just play ME2?

 
  • 68% (13)
    Mass Effect 1(AGAIN) + Mass Effect 2
  • 31% (6)
    Mass Effect 2
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post #1 of 13
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Ok so my gf got an xbox for free and i convinced her to play mass effect because she doesnt have a gaming pc. So iv watched her play 30+ hours already and i started to reminesce me playing it a few years ago on my pc. I want to play ME:2 but i lost my save data in a previous HDD which died on me. I heard that mass effect 2 is closely dependant on how u beat mass effect 1 so ive been very hesitant as ive been debating wheather to replay mass effect and then play mass effect 2 or just play mass effect 2 without replaying one. Help me choose and explain what i should do and why?
    
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I did the first option recently, but got bored mid-1 haha!
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Originally Posted by AngeloG. View Post
I did the first option recently, but got bored mid-1 haha!
lol thats what im afraid of.... but i am also the guy that still plays spyro the dragon series for the 427th time and still not bored of it, since i was 9 and i am now 21
    
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post #4 of 13
Play ME1 first them import into ME2. it is the best option and helps you understand certain thing from ME2
post #5 of 13
I would just play 2. The only thing that get carried over from 1 is a picture of the person you were romantically involved with in your room and higher level at the start. (from what I remember)
    
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post #6 of 13
If you have beaten one, just go on then. Sure some choices may not be what you have wanted, but there are so many more choices to be made. Plus the choices really didn't seem to change the story, just who was in it.
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post #7 of 13
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Originally Posted by Somenamehere View Post
I would just play 2. The only thing that get carried over from 1 is a picture of the person you were romantically involved with in your room and higher level at the start. (from what I remember)
Quite a few decisions get carried over too.

I'd recommend playing the first game again, its a fantastic game and makes the second more enjoyable playing with the same character.
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post #8 of 13
I am actually doing this right now, i never played Mass Effect 1 but i have beaten Mass Effect 2 a dozen times and decided to beat Mass Effect 1 and then 2 before Mass Effect 3 comes out.
post #9 of 13
It isn't heavily dependent
I remember since I lost my save file, I downloaded someones save file that had matched up with mine and went with that in two but I recommend just replaying the first.
post #10 of 13
The choices dont matter. It only help immerse you into the game, give you the feeling that you are making a difference. I cant think of one choice that drastically alters the game.
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