Can I transfer a Mass Effect 1 character to a different steam account?

#1bballsportsPosted 6/19/2010 12:06:40 PM
Hi my friend recently let me use his steam account in which I played and finished Mass Effect 1. I am actually in the midst of downloading Mass Effect 2 when I saw that it is on sale today on Steam. Since I would not be able to keep my friend's account forever, is it possible for me to transfer my saved Shepard from his Mass Effect account to my own if I do purchase Mass Effect 2?

I'm wondering because since I would not have Mass Effect 1 on my own steam account, ME2 may not recognize the fact that I do have a saved character. So is my best bet to transfer saves and hope for the best or should I start a ME2 save with my friend's account with my own character and transfer that ME2 save to my own steam account?

Any help would be extremely appreciated.
#2GamemakoPosted 6/19/2010 12:49:15 PM
Just copy over your My Documents / BioWare / Mass Effect / folder. They aren't kept in the Steam cloud either way.
#3bballsports(Topic Creator)Posted 6/19/2010 1:22:10 PM
Sweet figured that out. thanks