Borderlands is a first person role playing shooter that combines classic action role playing with hectic FPS combat.

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Do Sera Guardians count towards the 'What Is that Thing?' challenge?

I'm on my 2nd playthrough of Borderlands and I have only 30 guardian kills towards the 'What is that Thing?' guardian kill challenge. I've noticed that at the end portion of the game, you kill a ...
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Why does the Hunter level faster that the Siren in Co-Op? [duplicate]

We are Co-Oping Borderlands 1 on the PS3. Not a single second was played without one of the two characters being involved. Yet the Hunter is level 14 while the Siren is still level 12. I have read ...
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How can I set up Borderlands to prevent blue and purple guns from spawning?

I have three buddies that I farm Crawmerax with, but the legendary and pearlescent gear gets bogged down in the blue and purple crap. I have modded the .ini files to not have green and white dear but ...
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How are experience points divided between players in Borderlands?

We're playing Borderlands among a small group of friends and I've noticed we tend to level up in a ever-so-slightly staggered fashion. It's no single character or player, I think so far everyone in ...
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Benefit from old downloaded files

I downloaded Borderlands and then, without making a steam backup file of it, I reset Windows, I found that all the files of the game was not removed and then I put in a folder with its code (8980) in ...
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No narrator voice during cutscenes in Borderlands on Xbox

I have issue with lack of narrator voice on Xbox 360 version of Borderlands (first one, without any DLC). Claptrap in menu screams finely, buttons click, guns fire, music plays, Brick screams, Hunter ...
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Borderlands 1 crashing on steam multiplayer

Realize that this game is a bit older, but I'm hoping to play with some friends online! Whenever I try to host or get invited to a multiplayer game my whole steam client crashes. The game either ...
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No easy missions left on borderlands?

So ive played a few missions now and i only have 4missions to play all of them is lvl 15 tough or 14 hard while im only lvl 13, can i get anyother easyer mission or something?
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How can the damage value of elemental effects be weighed?

Let me start by citing the specific situation that prompted this question. Early in the 1st Borderlands (limited carrying capacity) I had to choose between 2 sniper rifles. The first had 198 damage, ...
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What rarity does each of the loot color represent?

I know that the color of the loot signifies the rarity of that piece of loot but I don't know is the order. What is the order from rarest to common?
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Borderlands on PS3 online?

Is there any way to play Borderlands PS3 online? I understand the game used the now-defunct Gamespy for online matchmaking. When I go to multiplayer I just get a blank screen. Is there any patch or ...
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Borderlands second playthrough with beginner co-op players

In Borderlands 1, if I were to play through the game once alone and start playthrough 2 but with friends (that just got the game), would it be easier for them to level up or would the difficulty be to ...
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Is there a way to stop bosses resetting health when you die?

I play solo since I don't have any friends to play with. When I played it on the PS3 if I died I would find the boss had recovered their health meaning at times I would have to use trickery and ...
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What exactly is Borderlands the Pre-Sequel

I've been seeing pre-orders for this however I can't tell exactly what it is, from the title i can some to 2 assumptions It is a game that comes before (pre-) the Sequel to Borderlands (ie. ...
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In Borderlands 1, how can I see the chat?

I can't see the chat in Borderlands 1. I press Y, then I type something in the msg prompt, I hit enter, nothing happens. My co-op partner can't see it either. A Google doesn't yield any results that ...
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Enemy level too high in Playthrough 1

I was playing Borderlands and managed to finish most of the game with one of my friends who hosted the game. The only things we didn't do were the DLC arenas and the Crawmerax quest. Our levels were ...
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Is Borderlands progress saved in LAN games?

When playing Borderlands on PC/Steam via LAN (two people) is the mission progress saved as if you were playing a single player game? Would I be able to go through the game, and get the same progress ...
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What makes Vault Hunters so different from everyone else?

Several times throughout the games, the PC is readily identified by NPCs as a Vault Hunter without so much as a word between them before-hand. Vault Hunters are also generally treated as if they were ...
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Can artifacts gain levels and if so, how?

I just got my first class artifact for my Siren. On the skills/powers page, I notice it says it is level 1 in the description and the number 1 appears beside its icon. Does that simply denote the ...
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What determines whether the Ridgeway is open?

I've been traveling back to T-Bone Junction to finish some of the missions, and I find on my way to the Sunken Sea that some of the time, the Ridgeway is blocked halfway through so that you have to ...
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How to disable the annoying “are you sure?” prompts in Borderlands?

Whenever I try to buy ammo or sell items Borderlands shows me a "are you sure" dialog where I need to click ok (forcing me to move the mouse and thus massively slowing down selling multiple items or ...
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New bounties announced but none are available

I'm currently in Arid Badlands and have just completed the arena mission. Claptrap now constantly says that new bounties are available in Fyrestone but the bounty board is red. I can't get any new ...
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Is there any reason to focus on few weapon skills?

I've been trying out the chars in BL 1 and am sticking to Lilith. Seeing as you can be more proficient at certain weapons, I'm wondering - can you spread yourself too thin if you swap between a large ...
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Do I need to re-earn all the trophies to earn the platinum trophy from a new save game?

I played Borderlands GOTY for quite some time and I was really close to the platinum trophy; I only needed to reach level 50. But then the tragedy came and I lost my PS3 due to an electric shock and ...
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Unlimited orange omega shield? [duplicate]

I found an Omega Shield, it has no limit and a guy dropped it on multiplayer. It's a Tiadore and all I hear is an Atlas Omega Shield. It says Alpha and that other thing. I can keep all my items and ...
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Beat Brick as Lilith

I recently bought this game with my friend and we really enjoy duels, however I can't find way to beat him. What would be the best way and build to use against Brick? His berserk seems to be ...
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For Playthroughs 1 and 2, at what levels and weapon proficiencies should I start the DLCs?

I started Playthrough 2 at Level 36. I went to Jakobs Cove ('The Zombie Island of Dr. Ned' DLC) and found out that the enemies are at least level 42. I couldn't even get to the first objective without ...
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Can projectiles pass through enemies?

If yes, what weapons allow this? How does the damage work? Will the impact on the first enemy hit by the projectile, lessen damage to the second enemy hit? This is so I'll know if it's worth it to ...
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In what order should I put my skill points if I want to maximize the damage that Roland's Scorpio Turret inflicts?

I've just maxed the Refire and Deploy skills of the Soldier / Roland to maximize the reduction of the cooldown of the Scorpio Turret skill. I am now thinking of increasing the damage of the Scorpio ...
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What factors determine enemy levels? How do enemy levels scale to the player character's?

I finished Playthrough 1 at around Level 36. I noticed that the enemies I find are now very easy to kill, meaning they didn't level up (or hit a level cap). I decided to started Playthrough 2 to fight ...
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How useful is Spark?

In Borderlands, there is a class called the Siren. One of the Siren's skills is Spark. It says that it "increases your chance of causing Elemental Effects with Elemental Weapons by 4%." What does that ...
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How has combat changed from Borderlands to Borderlands 2?

I might rephrase it as, "What are things that a BL1 player should know jumping into BL2?" Not all of these are probably worth answering in regards to the main question, but here are some examples: ...
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Is Barrage worth it?

In Borderlands, there are four classes. One of those classes is Roland the Soldier. His action skill is to deploy a turret. One of his skills is called Barrage and it "increases the number of shots ...
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Is there a way to get more skill-points than normal?

In Borderlands, with the Game of the Year Edition, up to 69 skill points can be earned from a combination of levelling up, completing Claptrap's New Robot Revolution (DLC4), and completing the ...
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Does Ransack have any benefits beyond 5 skill points?

In Borderlands, there is a skill called Ransack. With a class mod, it's possible to push the effect of this over 5 out of the 5 skill point natural maximum. However, some skills have no extra effect ...
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Does Find Rare Items actually work?

In Borderlands, some COMs like Scavenger and Catalyst can come with a bottom line bonus which is either +1 or +2 Find Rare Items. What's this do?
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How do I glitch Phasewalk?

I've seen players who act like they're in Phasewalk (e.g., sparking with Brilliance, moving very fast, Phasewalk background sound), but they are carrying a weapon. Other effects include being ...
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Why can't I copy files on a flashdrive between my Xbox 360 and my computer? [duplicate]

I copied a Borderlands save-game (from my Xbox 360) to my flash drive but when I plug it in to my computer, nothing shows up. The flash drive has nothing on it but that file. When I plug the flash ...
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How to kill the Mega Interplanetary Ninja Assassin Claptrap?

So it appears that doing the Claptrap DLC in playthrough 2 wasn't such a smart idea after all. While it's boosted me from level 44 to level 47 fairly painlessly, pretty much everything has a couple ...
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How can we restart a game?

I have done playthrough 2 completely. My question is: How can we start over with our upgraded characters? Is there any reset but keep your character option?
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Borderlands Co-Op Lan Play - Guns and Ammo

I have the PS3 version of this game, but I've never played online. My friend and I are considering buying the PC version so we could play co-op on our PCs. Can someone tell me how ammo and gun drops ...
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What happens to XP earned after reaching the level 50 cap when adding DLC that raises the cap

If you have a level 50 character and you continue to play missions without any DLC what happens to the XP earned? When "The Secret Armory of General Knoxx" is purchased and the level cap raises what ...
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What happens if I use the travel system to access DLC content before I unlock the travel system in the plot?

I'm at the second playthrough for my level 43 Soldier and my mission log says I'm at the "Getting Lucky" mission. I could do that, or I could access my DLC by using the fast travel system. ...except ...
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How long is “a few seconds” for Kill Skills?

The Kill Skills in Borderlands 2, like BL1, all say they last "a few seconds" and don't give explicit lengths. Since they're not listed in the stats for the skill (as length for Kill Skills doesn't ...
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When do my skill point modifiers apply?

When I look at a weapons stats, do the numbers I see include my skill point modifiers such as extra damage, or do I have to do the math in my head and add it on?
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Do Leader Mods work with weapon exp?

Does the +% Exp given by equipping Leader style mods effect the exp you get for leveling your skills with weapon types?
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Do Leader Mods work with quest turn-ins?

So, I use a Support Gunner mod for my Soldier (solo play) because I enjoy the unlimited ammo it gives me. The idea just occured to me however, that I could possibly use a Leader Mod (that gives extra ...
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What does the DLC change about the game?

I assumed all the DLC for Borderlands added on extra-endgame quests and missions. However the answer to my previous question about this game has given me reason to doubt. I'm currently level 26 in my ...
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Do the Boxes and Containers in Borderlands work much like the different kinds of Chests in Diablo 3?

I've noticed that some containers in Borderlands always contain ammo, and others always contain guns, and others always contain both. Is there further classification beyond this? In Diablo 3 for ...
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Do shotguns with low accuracy spell failgun?

I just found a shotgun with 3.6 accuracy. (out of 100.0) Do shotguns treat accuracy differently than other weapons, or should I put this one on my shelf as the 'banger that never banged her... or ... ...