Real time countdown in DLC

#1 Edited by Slaker117 (4857 posts) -

**Little spoiler-y so consider yourself warned.**
So you know that countdown clock you see in the Arrival DLC that's supposed to be the time till the Reaper invasion? It seems to go in real time, and there's a scene during a conversation where you can just sit there looking at it instead of picking a dialogue option. I let it run for about three minutes myself before moving on. Anyone wonder what would happen if you actually let it reach zero? Do you think it would even let you, or at some point just force you to move on? How awesome would it be if you got a scene of the Reapers coming down and ripping apart the galaxy if you let it expire? It's two days and some hours to leave the game running without doing anything, and it will probably just hit zero and not trigger anything, but these are questions that need to be answered, dammit! They're more interesting than playing through the mission at least.
Someone! Get on it!

#2 Edited by Dustpan (1781 posts) -


#3 Posted by Slaker117 (4857 posts) -
@JustTheDoctor:  Good to know they threw something in, but how did someone already get there?
#4 Edited by PhatSeeJay (3331 posts) -

 @Slaker117: At the end of the DLC you have closer to an hour or something before they arrive. The DLC has been out for a while now so it's doable. 

#5 Edited by Yummylee (23503 posts) -
@Slaker117 said:

" @JustTheDoctor:  Good to know they threw something in, but how did someone already get there? "

When you near the end after Amanda dies, the clock will always of hit around 28 minutes. Just a matter of waiting from that point on.
#6 Posted by Dustpan (1781 posts) -
@Slaker117:  Game files.
#7 Posted by Slaker117 (4857 posts) -
@Abyssfull:  Ah. That is a much smarter way to go about it, though I thought that was the time till the asteroid hit, not the Reaper's arrival.
#8 Posted by Dustpan (1781 posts) -

Does anyone else find it hilarious in the video where they obviously just put a reaper model floating pass Captain Anderson on the Citadel, then it's tentacles start spazzing out.

#9 Posted by Slaker117 (4857 posts) -
@JustTheDoctor:  Wait, looking at the Youtube comments, the guy says that the video isn't actually accessible in game? Know if that's right?

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