The third episode of the BioShock series, which takes place in the floating city of Columbia. You play Booker DeWitt, who is sent to the city to rescue Elizabeth, a mysterious girl imprisoned there.

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What is the best way to kill the Siren on Hard in Bioshock Infinite?

I have been having a really hard time beating the 3 tears of Lady Comstock, I have been trying to kill her and her army of the undead with the shotgun, carbine, and a repeater/machine gun I pick from ...
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Where do I use the first key I find?

I'm just starting Bioshock Infinite and came across a building for the Order of the Raven. I interrupted their meeting and killed all the guys assembled near the altar, and on it I found a key. When I ...
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Where does Elizabeth get her powers from?

As the titles says, Elizabeth has certain powers through the game which are a part of her Why does she has those powers, and, is she the only one who has them, or are there others?
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When was this quote from in Bioshock Infinite?

I just finished playing this game and I love the quotes from the Lutece Twins. I found this quote from here: Robert Lutece: I told you they'd come. Rosalind Lutece: No, you didn't. ...
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How do I efficiently kill Handymen?

On my normal difficulty playthrough, the only thing that really gave me trouble was the Handymen. They seem to have a counter-attack for every strategy, and it takes a lot of firepower to bring them ...
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Elizabeth and Booker saying things like “huh”

In BioShock Infinite, as I walk around I'll hear Elizabeth or Booker say "huh", "hmmm", etc. Does this mean anything? It doesn't seem to happen when I do anything specific like standing around for too ...
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Does the season pass include all Bioshock Infinite DLC?

I have Bioshock Infinite for the PS3 and I'm trying to complete the trophy list for that game. I see that the game has 3 DLCs with trophies, if I buy the DLCs separately I will spend about 35€ I ...
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Is it possible to afford the Bucking Bronco vigor at the fair?

Early in the game, before things really start to go downhill, there's a fair and a vending machine that sells the Bucking Bronco vigor. There are ways to get some cash before this point, and I ...
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What Vigor upgrades should I prioritize for a 1999 mode playthrough?

I've cleared the game on the normal difficulty, and now I'm going back over it again in 1999 Mode. One thing I noticed during my first playthrough is that there's just not enough money to buy ...
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Why did this NPC think Elizabeth was someone named Annabelle?

Be careful, there are deep spoilers in the spoiler sections here. There is a part in Battleship Bay, as you're heading through the turnstile to the ticket stand, at the moment: where an NPC ...
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Confusion about the ending of Bioshock: Infinite

My friend can not understand why Comstock dies, but Booker does not. In the game, you find out that Comstock is Booker, from an alternate timeline. He thinks that both have to die, and that since ...
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Can a Boy of Silence be killed?

If you startle him, a Boy of Silence sends his dwarfish minions to attack you and vanishes. Can a Boy of Silence be killed before he detects you and runs away? I have tried and failed, but perhaps ...
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Who is the dead man in the lighthouse?

About 4 minutes into the game, you see a dead man in the lighthouse with a sign hanging around his neck saying "Don't disappoint us". Who is he?
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What did the woman in the boat mean when she say “He doesn't ROW”?

During the boat scene at the start of the game, the man who rows the boat complained to the woman about rowing by himself without help from her. Their conversation later focused on Booker where the ...
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What's the purpose of the “Songbird Defense System” statues?

In Bioshock Infinite, there is a Comstock statue in her room, that starts playing a tune, and makes Elizabeth realize Songbird is coming back-- we also see these statues later in the game, sometimes ...
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Does throwing the ball at the helpless captives yield a different result?

In the beginning of Bioshock Infinite, you are given the ball with the 77 on it. You then have the choice to throw it at the emcee or at the helpless captives. Choosing the emcee will allow him to ...
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Does it make any difference if I choose the Bird or the Cage Brooch?

As I was playing Bioshock Infinite today, I was greeted by this fellow and lady shortly after busting Elizabeth from the confines of that statue. They gave us the choice of two brooches. One of a ...
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Mecha-Washingtons keep destroying my flagship. What can I do?

I'm at the part where you have to defend the flagship against waves of attacking zeppelins carrying hordes of soldiers. I'm playing on Hard difficulty, so enemies soak up enough damage that I can't ...
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What was up with the coin flip question?

During the game, two characters ask the player to flip a coin that results in heads. What's up with the question and the results on the blackboard (all on heads)?
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Can I smoke and drink myself to perfect health?

Cigarettes give me salt at the expense of health. Booze gives me health at the expense of salt. Do these effects balance out, or is there a net positive effect? In other words, can I sustain myself on ...
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What is the coin that Booker can't pick up?

I got this question from a gaming test in a local weekly magazine. And I've done a lot of searching on Google, reading wiki and different sites, but I can't find any information about this "coin" (not ...
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Why are Vox Repeater upgrades unavailable?

The only Vox weapon upgrades available at the Minuteman's Armory is for the Burstgun. I am unable to upgrade the Vox Repeater. (Playing on PC and just got the Undertow vigor.) Is this a glitch, or...? ...
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How did Elizabeth lose her small finger?

As you can see on this picture (from some random place on the web), she is missing part of one finger. How did that happen?
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In what ways can I replenish “salt”?

Salt is the essentially the "mana" portion of abilities in Bioshock: Infinite. In what ways can I get more salt? Are there any ways besides looting corpses and boxes for vials?
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How do I become unstuck?

After landing on a bad place from a Sky-Line at Shanty Town, I became stuck, unable to become unstuck with movement controls, including crouching and jumping, and jumping back to the Sky-Line. At that ...
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Are weapon upgrades permanent or just for that particular instance of a gun?

In Bioshock Infinite, you can only hold two weapons at once. If I upgrade say, my pistol and later drop my pistol for a shotgun, do I have to re-buy the weapon upgrade if I later pick up a different ...
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How can Elizabeth survive the plot twist?

Given the plot twist explained above, how can she even exist?
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50% off Dollar Bill Machine in Bioshock Infinite “Vending Empty”

I'm in the Hall of Heroes and found a 50% off dollar bill vending machine. However the machine says "Vending Empty" when I walk up to it. Screenshot attached. Anyone else run into this and know why ...
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When did Lady Comstock die?

--- Spoilers ahead --- The Columbia Timeline on bioshock.wikia.com places Lady Comstock's death some time in 1895. I'm wondering how they arrived at that date... Therefore, I'm trying to pinpoint ...
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Who or what was Songbird?

I've completed the game, and I'm wondering/hoping if I missed something important connected with this fascinating creature of the developers' imagination. How was it created? Does it eat anything? ...
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Achievement progress with Restart at Checkpoint

I am currently playing through the game a second time on 1999 mode. On this playthrough I am aiming to get the Eavesdropper and Sightseer achievements. Because being revived costs so much money, I ...
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Clash in the Clouds: Can money be used for anything?

I've completed every level (although not gotten every Blue Ribbon). Bought every Vigor and Weapon upgrade from both Vending Machines. Purchased every item in the Museum. And yet I still collect cash ...
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Cannot beat Andrew Ryan's army in Burial At Sea episode 2

I'm at the part where you return the hair sample to Suchong and Andrew Ryan sends people after you. I have limited ammo and no health packs (full health, but can't regenerate). At this point, what is ...
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Where can I get a candyfloss for Elizabeth?

When you're at Battleship Bay with Elizabeth, if you idle in a number of areas you'll find her skimming stones or trying to lift an exercise ball and there's a couple of other little things that ...
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Is there any way to fine-tune the mouse sensitivity?

With mouse acceleration on, the mouse is too sensitive, even at the lowest setting. With mouse acceleration off, the mouse is not nearly sensitive enough at the lowest setting, but way too sensitive ...
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Am I supposed to have no idea what's going on in the first few hours of play?

I've been playing for a while now, I'm apparently looking for a girl or something, but unless I missed it, there was absolutely no introduction to who I am, or what I am doing, what I'm looking for, ...
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Bioshock Infinite Lutece Statue Transformation

In the beginning parts of the game, before the action starts, there's a statue of Lutece which transforms. It completes the transformation faster than I can get to it, so I can't see what it ...
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How do I get rid of these dark rectangles on the screen in Bioshock Infinite

I've already asked other people and looked all over and I can't find anyone else having this problem. And I don't have this problem on any other games. I already tried verifying the games cache ...
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How can I get a Motorized Patriot to stand still long enough to shoot him in the gears?

I keep getting popups telling me that I can do extra damage by shooting the Motorized Patriot in the back. It seems he has incredible hearing, because no matter what I try, he seems to always be ...
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Locations of tears in Bioshock Infinite?

Okay, so I've got pretty well through Bioshock Infinite. After defeating I have to find three tears. I found the first one in the house with the infusion, but I can't seem to find the other two. ...
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Does the amount of people you kill and/or knock out change the ending in Bioshock Infinite's Burial at Sea part 2?

Without getting in to some spoiler-ish details, very early on in this DLC you are faced with the situation to knock out a person in your path. After doing so, and I'm going to have to paraphrase from ...
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What exactly do infusions do?

When you find an infusion, you can choose to use it to improve your health, shield or salts capacity. What exactly do these options do? Will I get more power uses per salt pickup if I improve salts? ...
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After knocking out an enemy, will the enemy eventually wake up?

In Burial at Sea - Episode 2, after knocking out an enemy for the first time, Elizabeth comments that he's not gonna get up anytime soon. But since the enemy isn't dead, does that mean he'll ...
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Do we die when we jump off the edge?

In Bioshock Infinite, when we (Booker) jump off the edges, we respawn immediately and there is some kind of zapping sound also. (This is different than dying when health reaches zero) Is this dying ...
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Continuity: multiple Elizabeths in the same reality?

Warning: There Be Spoilers Ahead This brings up a number of questions: Why was Songbird looking for Elizabeth in the first place, when she's locked up safely? Why is Comstock telling the party ...
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How does Elizabeth getting various loot and then giving it to you work?

What causes Elizabeth to give you the different kinds of loot? I noticed that Elizabeth will occasionally comment that she doesn't have anything to give yet. How often will she get loot to give ...
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Bee Sharps sponsored by Albert Fink

This is a question about the Bee Sharps, a barbershop quartet group we come across very early in the game. Spoilers in question below:
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Is there a way to bind TAB to a control?

I have been using TAB for walking backward in FPS games since the mid-90's. I have never come across a game that will not let me bind to TAB except for Bioshock Infinite. Is there a way to bind a ...
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What does vulnerability mean in BioShock Infinite?

I've been playing around with a lot of different vigors and weapons, and a lot of times I notice the words "vulnerable" pop up on the screen. This happens when I use Murder of Crows, Shock Jockey or ...
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How does the Tesla Coil work and how can I optimize its use against enemies?

I recently discovered that Elizabeth can open a tear to bring in Tesla Coils: How do Tesla Coils work and how can I optimize their use against enemies? Do they complement certain Vigors?