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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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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 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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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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How can I see text 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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How do I re-apply a skill point?

I applied one of the points I earned as I rank up on a skill I don't want. Is there any way to undo that and apply the point to a different skill?
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What are good builds for 'Brick'?

I play borderlands, and currently have a level 55 Brick character. What are some good builds for Brick, and which builds are the most versatile?
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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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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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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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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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How can I play borderlands without the CD

I have borderlands via steam, and require no CD. My friend bought the game from the store, and therefore needs the CD to run the game. He's currently sitting in my living room, as we planned to LAN ...
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How do I fix the mission bug in Borderlands?

I recently bought the Borderlands GOTY edition when they announced the pre-release of BL2, and while playing through it, I'm stuck on a quest, "Keeping Your Insides Inside" In the mission, you are ...
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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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What does the x1 elemental damage mean?

A good portion of the epic weapons in borderlands have added elemental damage. If they have this perk, it will either be a x1, x2, x3, or x4 of the element. But what does that mean? Is it x4 ...
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What are good builds for 'Roland' in Borderlands

I'm having trouble finding information for some cookie-cutter type builds for Roland, so I put this question out there in the same vein as this one: What are good builds for 'Brick' in ...
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Multiplayer Borderlands 1 with Mac

My friend and I both have the Mac App Store version of Borderlands 1 (GOTY). Many years ago we would play together online using GameRanger, but GameSpy is no more, and GameRanger itself doesn't even ...
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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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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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Borderlands Lilith skill builds

Mixed views on this but what is the optimal build for Lilith? I want to build a powerful damage dealer with good survivability but find myself very clueless as to what to put skill points in. Any ...
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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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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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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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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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What was the point in reaching the Vault in Borderlands?

I finished the main campaign in Borderlands (DLCs pending yet, but I don't think my answer is there), I reached the Vault, was expecting riches that'd blow my mind, and all I got was one big monster. ...
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What levels are the DLCs?

I've restarted playing and can't find my saves anywhere. I have never played any of the DLCs. Are the DLCs scaling? is there a max level to enjoy? I'm playing through from level 1, at 12 now. Where ...
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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 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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How do I play Borderlands via Hamachi?

How to play Borderlands via Hamachi? What do I have to click?
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What is the maximum level a character can reach in Borderlands?

What is the maximum level that a character can reach in Borderlands for PC without any of the DLC installed, and with all of the DLC installed?
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What is the ideal play through path for the GOTY Edition of Borderlands?

I am back on a Borderlands kick and am at a loss for an "optimized" play though sequence of play though 1 & 2 of the core game and the 3 expansions (Zombie Island, General Knoxx and Claptrap's). ...
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Do actions in “Mad Moxxi's Underdome Riot” affect challenges?

I've been playing through Borderlands again, trying to complete all the missions. Occasionally, I've unlocked challenges in the game like "Not Really a People Person" (Kill 250 Humans). Some of these ...
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When should I install the Borderlands DLCs?

I have just got Borderlands Game of the Year Edition in the mail today. The game comes with all four DLCs. When should I install these DLCs? Would I just install the main game, complete it and then ...
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Skill cap for Borderlands

I bought the GOTY edition of Borderlands I am a bit confused. I could figure out, that with the included DLC the level cap is now at 69. But what is the skill cap? I have this little tool: ...
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Zombie Island of Dr.Ned spawn point

Every time I start the game with my character in Jakobs Cove, I start at the very beginning of the zone (the point you start from when you first Fast Travel in), regardless of where I quit and saved ...
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In Borderlands, what if my character is past level 50 and then I play without the DLC installed?

In Borderlands, say I play with the Secret Armory DLC installed and rank up past level 50. Then, I move my game save to another Xbox 360 that doesn't have the DLC, sign in with the same gamertag, and ...
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Weapon slots and backpack SDU in DLC

I have started playing Ned's Island. Will I unlock all weapon slots and backpack slots without completing original content?
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Save points in Borderlands Claptrap DLC

I've been eyeing the new Borderlands DLC (Claptrap's Robot Revolution), but there's one thing I'd like to know before picking it up: Does it continue the insane trend of the other DLC of putting you ...
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Do I have to get each collection achievement from the Claptrap DLC in a single playthrough?

I'm trying to get the following achievements: The Lubricator Bobble-Trap It's so realistic What a party! It is taking forever to get some of these. Do I have to do this with in one playthrough? ...
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How do I run Borderlands in windowed mode?

Is there any way to run Borderlands in a window, or even better in a border-less full-screen one? I can only see options for changing the full-screen resolution in the options menu, so I'm hoping I ...
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What do the numbers mean on a grenade mod?

In Borderlands what do the numbers on Grenade-Mods mean? I don't think they mean the number of uses. And I'm pretty sure the 45 grenade does way more damage than 45.
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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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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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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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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 ... ...
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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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What does the Team Recharge Delay on soldier class mods do?

I have found this soldier Leader Class Mod: What does the -20% Team Recharge Delay stand for? Is it a good thing or a drawback of the mod? I guess it should be something like the Deploy Skill (that ...
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How does “proficiency” work in Borderlands?

While playing Borderlands sometimes I receive the message: Your proficiency with weapon has increased to level X. I have some questions about proficiency: How many kills do you need to ...
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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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Is it possible to import Borderlands save data into the PC version?

With the release of Borderlands 2 imminent, I would like to play it on my PC. An issue occurs, however, as I played the original on Xbox and would like to import that save data into Borderlands 2 ...