The Binding of Isaac is a randomly generated action RPG shooter with heavy Rogue-like elements.

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How to setup the joypad for Binding of Isaac?

It seems that Binding of Isaac supports joypad, but simply connecting XBox 360 joypad does not work. Do you know how to setup it?
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Binding of Isaac achievements and Steam in-game not working

I can't get achievements in this game, also the Steam In-game function doesn't work. May this problem related to the fact that the game is in Flash? Anyone has the same problem?
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How do I access the Binding of Isaac soundtrack?

I recently bought the Binding of Isaac + soundtrack. ...so how do I actually access the soundtrack? The soundtrack shows up when I view downloadable content via steam, and it shows that I own it in ...
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How can I change my controls?

My W key is broken but I can't find a way to edit the controls to something different.
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Which Trinkets are available in Wrath of the Lamb?

I just found a new item called Tick in Wrath of the Lamp DLC and discovered that is a 'Trinket'. In the meanwhile while playing I found other trinkets like Aces of Spades, Push Pin, 2 of Diamonds and ...
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How do you open the barred doors in the Binding of Isaac?

These doors are grey and usually (always?) open into a "weapon" room, i.e. there is a weapon on the minimap for them. I've gotten in two, but it was very non-obvious what I did to open the doors. For ...
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Do items in Binding of Isaac affect stats that are at max?

In the Binding of Isaac, if a stat has all of its bars filled when I look at the pause screen, does an item that raises that stat for a single room cause an effective increase of that stat past the ...
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What does the lucky foot do?

The wiki states that the lucky foot raises luck. Unfortunately, it fails to state just what that means. So, what does raising my luck do?
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Is there a method to beating Hosts?

Hosts are the skulls that occasionally raise themselves up to shoot at you. When they raise themselves, that is the only time you can damage them. I can't seem to find any sort of pattern and end up ...
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What are the controls of The Binding of Isaac?

What are all the keys used in The Binding of Isaac? I'm going to configure my joystick using one of the tools suggested at How to setup the joypad for Binding of Isaac? (Xpadder, JoyToKey, QJoyPad, ...
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How can I find the secret rooms most efficiently?

With the Wrath of the Lamb expansion, The Binding of Isaac now has two different kinds of secret rooms, and together they seem to have somewhat complex placement rules. If I can only search for these ...
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Where does the Binding of Isaac store its saved data?

I know you can't save your game in the Binding of Isaac, I am referring to the local save data: unlocks, collection, stats, etc. I move between three computers regularly (home pc, laptop, and work ...
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How can I increase my chances of getting cancer?

In a recent Binding of Isaac playthrough I encountered an item which I had not seen before. It was called "Cancer", and it seemed to increase my DPS considerably. However, since then I have only ...
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What are all of the rules that determine where secret rooms appear?

The Binding of Isaac with the Wrath of the Lamb expansion has two different secret rooms on each floor. It seems that there are some specific rules that determine where the rooms can appear on the ...
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How does Wrath of the Lamb change the Binding of Isaac?

I'm evaluating whether or not I should get this rather cheap DLC and I've boiled it down to the two following questions. I'll draw the conclusions myself. Does the DLC change the game forever? Is it ...
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Which walls are bombable?

I've recently started playing The Binding of Isaac, and I've noticed that some walls can be bombed to reveal a secret room containing coins, or items. The problem is, I can't tell which ones can be ...
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How can I clear gaps in the Binding of Isaac?

I have coins. I have bombs. I lack keys and health. Obviously means I found a key and a heart pickups; they're so close, and yet so far. Now, I know one of the devil pacts grants you flight. Is ...
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Can I farm soul hearts from Larry Jr?

I've noticed that the poo piles left by Larry Jr (or the later stage unnamed twin worm-like things) can be broken for hearts and soul hearts. Is there a limit to how many drops can be made from Larry ...
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How can I unlock Super Bandage?

How can I unlock Super Bandage? It's only item left to unlock Golden God.
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How do I Unlock the “???” Character?

I just found out (in the wiki) that there's a character called ??? in Binding of Isaac. However, the page doesn't say how to unlock him. I also haven't had immediate luck on google (try googling "???" ...
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What does Fate do?

I just found a sad/dead blue head (called "Fate" when I picked it up), and now I have half of a white heart (not a soul heart) and wings. What does Fate do?
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What do you have to do to fight Isaac?

The new final boss in Wrath of the Lamb is Isaac himself, with three forms similar to The Devil. As Isaac, I got to Utero, got through it, and beat It Lives, then go to Sheol and beat The Devil - I ...
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Are the no-damage achievements necessary to get “Golden God” and “Platinum God”?

In the base game there are five achievements that require you to complete a "layer" of the basement without taking damage. Are these necessary to get the "Golden God" and the "Platinum God" ...
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What does Bloody Lust do?

I picked up an item called Bloody Lust, and the effect in the lower right-hand corner was "Rage!". Plus, I get this totally rad headband. I've tried getting hit and I've tried killing enemies, and ...
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What do you need for Platinum God?

I have 95/97 secrets and a full collection of 198 items. Click to embiggen: All the achievements and secrets I'm now missing are AFAIK (and astats.nl confirms): Spelunker Boy Mama's Boy Platinum ...
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What's Tick effect? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Trinkets are available in Wrath of the Lamb? I just found this strange thing called Tick in Cellar level. Its stay on player head but it also shown to the top-left ...
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What does Spirit of the Night do?

I just paid two hears for Spirit of the Night (whose lower-right hand message was "Scary"). Did I just pay two hearts so that I could fly? What does "Scary" mean, and what does Spirit of the Night ...