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

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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 ... ...
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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 can I melt your face?

In Borderlands there is an in-game trophy system. The very first trophy is titled 12 Days of Pandora and involves killing lots of things in many different specific ways. One of these ways is ...
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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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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 ...
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Borderlands 1 GOTY crashing right after splash screen

A friend of mine just got borderlands GOTY, and its been crashing right from the start. Looked around and havnt found much, even in way of "things to try" so thus have asked here. The game's splash ...
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Why my Borderlands is not integrating correctly with Steam?

I bought Borderlands GOTY pack on Steam, but I already had it downloaded (piracy, yarn). I uninstalled the game and imported it on steam using this method: Install the game to the hard drive from ...
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Is there any Revolver / Sniper Build for Borderland's Siren?

I am currently playing a Siren in borderlands, and i was wondering, if there is any "drawback" of playing it as a Sniper / Revolver character ? I am a fan of Sniper rifles and Revolvers, but i ...
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How can I tell if I a weapon has been modded?

I was recently playing Borderlands online and was given a really great Pearlescent Serpens Assault Rifle by someone who was much higher level (at the time). I'd not seen any Pearlescent guns before so ...
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Where can I find more “Omega” equipment?

In a recent multiplayer game, one of my teammates dropped an odd shield the likes of which I'd never seen. They stood there and kept shooting at it for awhile, so I presumed they meant for me to pick ...
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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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Do skill points from a class mod apply if you haven't activated that skill yet?

I am currently playing as a hunter with a primary focus on gunslinger and I do not have any points in rogue yet. However, I picked up a scavenger class mod that adds: +3 Team scavenge extra items ...
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Is there a way to determine how much money you have above $10,000,000?

After your bank exceeds $10,000,000 the cash display in your inventory just stays maxed out at $9,999,999. Many high-level items even have their prices displayed as $9,999,999. Is there any ...
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How much time is there before my loot disappears ?

Sometimes, fights get too intense that I cannot pick up my loot right away... How long does it last before it disappears? Does it stay there indefinitely until you load into a different area?
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How do I start the Secret Armory of General Knoxx in Borderlands on XBOX 360

I have Borderlands on the XBOX 360. I purchased and downloaded the Secret Armory DLC. There's no T-Bone Junction fast-travel point that is supposed to exist in the game with any existing characters, ...
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Borderlands Lilith's talents Radiance and Phoenix explanation?

So I'm looking through Lilith's Talent Tree Elemental and I see two skills that interested me the most. One is Radiance and the other is Phoenix. Both skills have a maximum of +12 (at level 60-69) to ...
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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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How can I play Borderlands between a Mac and PC over LAN? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Borderlands Mac OS X version play online with Windows version? I am trying to play a game of Borderlands over LAN with an Ethernet cord. My friend owns a PC and I have a ...
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Is the yellow claptrap in arid badlands an easter egg or something else?

I recently began playthrough 2 so I'm located in arid badlands. I killed Bone Head and while wandering back I saw this yellow claptrap. So is this one just an easter egg or something else?
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Can I save the claptrap in the cage?

Apparently I must save this little fella before I can get the Old Haven SDU. But how? There doesn't seem to be anything interactive around it, there doesn't seem to be any way to get up there, there ...
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Where is the claptrap in Old Haven?

According to the Borderlands Wikia, the claptrap in Old Haven should be under my crosshair. There's nothing there, though. The only claptrap I've found is on the other side of the bridge, and he ...
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How do I gain access to the hidden weapons vendor in New Haven?

In New Haven, there is sometimes a second weapons vendor across the street from the usual one. However, it isn't always open. Is there anything I can do to ensure it is available?
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What is the fastest firing rate for a submachine gun in Borderlands?

I'm looking for the fastest firing submachine gun in Borderlands. I'm willing to sacrifice accuracy, magazine size and element effects while maximizing the total bullets per second. Is there a ...
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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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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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Best way to kill Craw Maggots

Is there some easy way to kill Craw Maggots in the Crawmerax fight? I play Siren and I usually have a friend playing Hunter. I've got most of the legendary (orange) weapons, I prefer SMGs, Sniper ...
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Does Crawmerax drop better items when playing as a team?

I noticed Crawmerax is considerably harder to beat as a team (either that or he's quite easy for me to solo as a Siren), does he actually drop better guns when beaten as a team or does he just drop ...
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How can I find out what missions are available in Borderlands?

As I make my way through the main storyline, Claptrap will randomly appear in the top-right and say something like: Greetings, Person X has more jobs for you at Place Y. Or similar to that. ...
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Borderlands ammunition SDU upgrade provides the same total ammo as my current total?

I picked up Borderlands this week and am really enjoying it. I'm playing the Siren and use primarily Repeater Pistol and SMG weapons. A little while back I purchased an Ammunition SDU from a vending ...
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Options after completing Borderlands [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Start another Borderlands playthrough I'm about to finish my first playthrough of Borderlands. Apparently I'll be given the choice of restarting the game with the same ...
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How much cash do you lose when you die in Borderlands?

When you die in Borderlands, you keep all your items, but lose some cash when you respawn at a New-U station. I can't find a clear answers of what percentage of your cash is lost or if it scales with ...
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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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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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How do you defeat big spiderants?

How do you deal with big spiderants? They take basically no damage unless you hit them in the abdomen. And the big ones are hard to disorient. I'm playing hunter, so sniper rifles and revolvers are ...
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Where can I find defeated quest enemies?

Following on from my previous question, it seems that all defeated quest enemies such as Skyscraper, the Rakk Hive, Skagzilla, etc will respawn at or near their original locations. Since the ...
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Is it possible to solo the larger Underdome challenges?

I have completed the small challenges in all 3 arenas by myself and I wonder how hard the waves become towards the later rounds of the larger challenges. Is it too difficult to complete the larger ...
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When should I start farming Crawmerax minions for efficient leveling?

I'm a level 47 Siren right now and I'm killing some of the minions that Crawmerax spawns to try to quickly boost my level. They're level 61 - 62 and while I do get some good experience from killing ...
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What high-level enemies respawn in Borderlands?

Much like this question's author, I'm interested in gaining good XP at a high level. But rather than doing challenges (which often get done in the course of normal playing, especially the 'kill X of ...
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Is the killing blow the only thing that determines how much experience I gain from killing an enemy?

I know that killing an enemy on foot will give you more experience than killing an enemy by running them over or shooting them from a vehicle (related question here), but is the amount of experience ...
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Can I get back unique guns I've sold in Borderlands?

There are many unique guns in Borderlands, and when they don't look particularly useful I sell them. If I want to get them back, is there any way? Will the merchant I sold them to have them in his ...
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Can I exchange my character for another one of a similar level?

I'm re-playing Borderlands and have tried playing as Mordecai, the sniper. However, I'm not really enjoying it that much (still around level 15 though, so early). I'd like to change my level 15 ...
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Borderlands Progress not saved bug

Recently I unlocked the 4th weapon slot. I was on level 18. I properly exited the game last time and now after break of a week, the slot is no longer available. I also got fire gem for the bird, it is ...
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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 increase my inventory space in Borderlands?

Currently, I can store only 12 items in my inventory. How do I increase my storage space?
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Borderlands Mac OS X version play online with Windows version?

I'm unable to find this information specified somewhere. Basically, the Borderlands version purchaseable through the Mac App Store, can it play with Borderlands installations running on Windows, ie. ...