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

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Borderlands: what is this gun that wipes everything out!

Played online for the first time over the weekend and I saw a guy using some sort of gun that wiped absolutely everything out. Everything! He killed the Rakk Hive after about 5 shots. What on earth ...
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Why are some shapes on the skill tree hexagonal instead of square?

Why are three/four of the shapes on Brick's skill tree hexagonal while the rest are square? Aesthetics?
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Borderlands Xbox: I''ve just finished it…but outstanding medals to be won?

Rather than being pleased I found myself quite depressed! Killed the big baddie and handed in the key. And now what? I'm level 36, but I've seen that some people are level 50+ - how? I've realised ...
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What is required to play online on the Xbox 360 version of Borderlands?

I've bought Borderlands and I've been playing it on my own. I'm starting to get interested in playing co-op online, but never done it before so not sure how I go about it. Do I need to do anything ...
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Buying weapons or just earn them?

I seem to be earning some serious weapons (or enough to help me kill everything so far) so I'm never really tempted/interesed in buying any from the man - usually really expensive, or nothing that ...
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Multiplayer: 2 player on separate consoles plus 2 on split screen

Is it possible to play Borderlands in a setup where two players (running split screen) join a game with 1 or 2 other players (the later running on different PS3s)?
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How to play Borderlands PvP?

I could play online with 2 or 3 people only in cooperative mode until now. How to play versus? Does this game have at least a fast paced action mode? It seems very slow...
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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 Borderlands class mods raise a skill past 5 points?

Basically, can I use a class mod to raise a skill past 5, or is it capped at 5? For example, if I am playing with Lilith, and I have my Girl Power ability raised up to 4, through leveling, and then ...
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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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Borderlands: share/swap guns with players in co-op?

Is it possible to share or swap guns with other players in borderlands? If one player drops a gun, can another player pick it up?
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What does “burst fire count” mean?

Some of the guns in Borderlands have a burst fire count. What does that mean? For example, Sledge's Shotgun: The Legend Lives, Sledge's Shotgun: Knocks back target several feet and 10000% burst ...
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Borderlands: what's a Melee attack? Why? And how?

I've got my instructions in another language so it's not easy to understand what a melee attack is. What does it do? How do you do it? And why do you do it? I'm playing Mordecai.
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Borderlands: How can I get mouse wheel scrolling to work in game dialogs?

To me the most annoying thing is that the game doesn't respect the simplest UI gesture: scrolling up/down with the wheel in dialogs; only the PgUp and PgDn keys work. Is there any way to get it ...
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What do the symbols (icons) in the Borderlands multiplayer game info mean?

When looking for an online game to join on Borderlands (I have the PS3 version), sometimes there are little icons or symbols in the information for a particular game, under the words "Plot Mission :" ...
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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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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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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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Certain PC Game Views Always Moves UP!

I only titled this "Certain PC Game Views Always Moves UP!" because I didn't know what else to ask. Here's the problem, I've tried installing Borderlands & Singularity & gotten the same ...
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Start another Borderlands playthrough

After I finished Borderlands main story (not DLC) when I exited and restarted the game, it asked me if I want to continue Playthrough 1 or start Playthrough 2. But what will happen to my character if ...
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Has Borderlands recently made it so you can't change Field of View?

I reinstalled Borderlands last night from Steam and went through the usual tweaks to make it more like a PC game. I even did something similar to the FOV increase described in this g.se question, but ...
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How rare is the backpack SDU in playthrough 2?

I am stuck with 42 slots and gotten several useless grenade mods instead. I tried the trick of crashing the game a couple times on this last effort to turn in a repair kit, but still only grenade ...
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Why do I not have any of the steam achievements for Borderlands?

I have multiple characters 30+, one of my characters has most of the in game achievements, I have played online and have a gamespy account. I have a legal copy (obviously), yet in steam profile for ...
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In Borderlands, what is the fastest way to get 5 seconds of hangtime in a vehicle?

I'm starting fresh and seeing if I can complete bigger challenges earlier on to net large amounts of experience for a low-level character. Out of these challanges, the hang-time in vehicle challanges ...
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Reach level 69 in Borderlands

I have all the expansion packs, and I have finished all the quests (except kill crawmerax) on both playthroughs of the game, and I am only level 58. I tried going through the last section of the main ...
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How do I backup my Borderlands Character?

I need to reinstall my operating system. How do I back up my progress and character in Borderlands?
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How to kill Mothrakk from the Like A Moth To Flame mission

Mothrakk seems really difficult to kill when playing single player. Is there an easy way to kill her?
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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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How does mission XP / Credit work in Borderlands during online multiplayer?

How does mission XP work in Borderlands during online multiplayer? My friends and I have noticed that sometimes only some or one of us will get XP / Credit for a mission.
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Is there a quick and dirty way to determine which of two Borderlands weapons of a given type is “all-around-better”?

Essentially, I'm looking for a cheap, lazy proxy to determine which of my weapons in a given category (shotguns, say) is the overall best. Yes, I know I can (and probably should) compare each ...
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About vehicles kills in Borderlands and experience/items gain

I am playing Borderlands and I found that using a vehicle you can easily kill most enemies appear in open field. Machine guns and missile launcher damage is ok but not too different from using your ...
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What is the end credits song in Borderlands?

I just beat the last boss in Borderlands, but then a friend skipped the end song. It was sounding pretty cool, so I was wondering what it was.
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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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Is trading between players available in Borderlands?

I just finished a single player session and I found a nice item, for the Soldier class, but I am playing Siren. I never played co-op till now and I would like to know if it is possible trade items ...
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How do I remove introduction movies in games based on the Unreal Engine 3?

Games like Borderlands, Batman Arkham Asylum or in general games based on the Unreal Engine 3 have introduction movies with the publisher logo, the graphical card provider, etc, that you can or not ...
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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 are Borderlands' multiplayer game modes?

I have the game and all of its DLC. I am at level 18 in the single-player. Do you suggest that I finish the single-player before starting multiplayer? What are Borderlands' multiplayer features/game ...
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How to increase FOV in Borderlands?

How can I increase FOV (Field Of View) on Borderlands for PC?
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How do I beat the final boss in Borderlands?

How do I beat the end-boss in Borderlands?
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What are good builds for 'Brick' in Borderlands?

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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How do I re-apply a skill point in Borderlands?

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?