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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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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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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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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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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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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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 I Boy of Silence be killed before he detects you and runs away? I have tried and failed, but perhaps ...
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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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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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How can Elizabeth survive the plot twist?

Given the plot twist explained above, how can she even exist?
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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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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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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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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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What is the coin that Booker can't pick up in Bioshock Infinite?

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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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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Bioshock Infinite Ending - Everything is messed up [duplicate]

SPOILERS AHEAD!! YOU'VE BEEN WARNED!! Ok so, after you finish the entire story of Bioshock: Infinite, However, earlier in the game, the player is asked to choose between a Cage or a Bird; This ...
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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 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 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?
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What is the flaming city seen in the distance from the lighthouse?

When you are walking up the lighthouse at the beginning of the game, if you look out a window or look at a certain direction from the top you can see a flaming city. What exactly is this? Is it ...
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Should I use the Hand cannon or the Shotgun for close-range combat?

I'm playing Bioshock Infinite with a build that I thought of - I use a sniper rifle as my long-range weapon of choice, and (currently) a shotgun for close-up crowd control. For the vigors, I generally ...
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Bioshock Infinite Vigor Vending Machine

I'm just at the part where Booker and the girl walk through a tear and Booker is suddenly a martyr for the vox. I've been passing by veni vedi vigor machines for quite a while now, but the only ...
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What are all the Vigor combos?

There's an achievement called Combination Shock for 'Performing all 8 of the Vigor combinations'. I did find a couple myself, e.g. Murder of Crows + Devil's Kiss. I'm also assuming that Murder of ...
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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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How is the after credits scene possible? (Spoiler)

How is it possible that Booker apparently remembers the whole Columbia experience?
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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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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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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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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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Where are the Boys of Silence?

I finished Bioshock Infinite, but I failed to see the infamous Boys of Silence everybody is talking about. Did I take any shortcut? Am I blind? Where are they supposed to appear? Thanks!
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In Bioshock Infinite on PS3, how to get past game freezes in Memorial Gardens?

I just arrived at the Memorial Gardens cemetary, and have had the game freeze three times. The first couple of times through, I was looting corpses before approaching the gate for the main objective. ...
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Where do I find the First Cipher?

Where do I find the First Cipher in Bioshock: Infinite? I've looked just about everywhere in this map I can think of and can't find it. Anyone got any ideas?
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Is it possible to unequip a piece of Gear?

I found some Gear, but when given the option to either take it or equip it, I pressed buttons too quickly and equipped it right after examining it. Now I have some Gear on me that I don't want to use ...
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Keep Bioshock Infinite FOV constant

Is there a way to keep the FOV (Field of View) constant in the PC version of the game ? (I couldn't find any tweak for that by Googling). I really don't like the FOV and mouse sensitivity variation ...
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What is the difference if I Spare or Kill Capt. Slate?

Does anyone know how Killing or Sparing Capt. Slate affects the outcome of the game ?
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How do I revisit old areas in BioShock Infinite? [duplicate]

This is my first time playing the game and I've played for a few hours but I want to revisit locations I've already been to. How?
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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 carries between playthroughs and chapter replays?

If I were to start a new playthrough (and since there appears to be no New Game+, that would be through "New Game"), do I keep my money, infusions, weapon and vigor upgrades, voxophones, achievement ...