Payday: The Heist is a 4-player cooperative first-person shooter wherein the players assume the role of bank robbers. Released by Sony Online Entertainment for the PlayStation 3 and Windows (via Steam).

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How to pick up a bag in Payday 1?

Do I have to drop it only once and I can't pick it up, or can I? How? I am using the PC version.
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Is it possible to play with 2 players, instead of 4?

A friend and I are considering buying Payday: The Heist for $2 during the Steam Winter Sale. However, if we get it, most likely only my friend and I will be playing matches together. I've heard the ...
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In the Counterfeit heist, is it possible to remain undetected from the guests?

At the beginning of the Counterfeit heist, the host shows you a leak to fix in his basement. Right after that, he'll get back to his guests, leaving you alone like the poor poolboy you are supposed ...
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In the Undercover heist, what's the best way to use the planks?

In this heist (shipped with the Wolfpack DLC), you can use planks to barricade the windows and the vents. Since the cops (especially the snipers, pretty dangereous in this heist) can blow the ...
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Beginners guide for “Payday: The Heist” [closed]

I have taken a look at this question and most points asked there were covered. However, I could not find anything similar to a tutorial or beginners guide or such. I suppose "First World Bank" should ...
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Do medic and ammo bags run out after a certain number of uses, or after a certain amount of health/ammo dispensed?

Payday: The Heist contains medic and ammo bags which replenish health and ammunition, respectively. After a while, these bags become depleted and vanish. I haven't been able to figure out if a bag ...
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What dialogue lines indicate the infected patient in Payday: The Heist?

In Payday: The Heist, the No Mercy mission requires you to identify an infected patient among three possible options. According to this answer: ...each player gets a different dialogs from the ...
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In the No Mercy heist, what kind of infected is the patient turning into? [on hold]

Is it possible to know what the infected patient is going to be ? It looks like a special infected "Boomer", but it's hard to say. Moreover, the new theme introduced with the No Mercy update seems ...
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Is it possible to achieve the No Mercy heist without triggering the alarm while playing solo with AI?

I can't find a way to crowd control the civilians during the first part of the level when I play with the AI. They don't provide any help to take down the video cameras and don't spread and prevent ...
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Is there a way to identify the correct patient in the No Mercy level of Payday: The Heist?

If you accidentally set off the alarm in the hospital at the beginning of the level, you have to use the teddybear saw to cut through one of three metal doors in order to get to Patient Zero and draw ...
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Basic questions about Payday - The Heist [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In Payday: The Heist, how do you change which upgrade tree you're on? Three friends and me have started playing Payday - The Heist. Unfortunately we have quite a ...
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AMCAR-4 red dot disappeared

Why can't I toggle these starred items? I have the accuracy IV unlocked for the AMCAR-4 and had it for one game. Now it's back to iron sights, and I can't toggle it back. It seems pressing X in the ...
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What do the three small bars behind someones Reputation tell me?

There are three small bars that show up in the lobby just behind a player's reputation - what do they mean?
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How can I power level in Payday: The Heist?

I was just given payday the heist last night and several of my buddies are already in the 30s. Is there a good way I could catch up fast?
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What is the point of taking hostages in Payday?

I'm playing Payday for steam's free weekend, and notice that I can take civilians hostage. Other than preventing them from getting up and getting shot, is there any point to doing so?
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How to change field of view (FOV) in PAYDAY The Heist for PC?

I've read Tweaks (FOV workaround, increase settings, run on older systems!) but it suggests to change the aspect ratio, which makes the picture too flattened. Is there other way to change Field of ...
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Do I have to get all the kills for the Federal Crime trophy in one game?

There is a trophy for Payday: The Heist called Federal Crime. The trophy description is: Defeat 25 FBI agents in a row. I am wondering if I need to get all 25 kills in one game or can I kill 15 ...
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What are the odds to get the right codes and access to the secret room in Diamond Heist?

Diamond Heist is probably the most hazardous map of Payday. In addition to the alarm boxes that are randomly dispatched in the level and the evacuation point that can be anywhere on the roof OR ...
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Does a trip mine's functionality change if you turn off the laser beam?

I was reading Destructoid's interview with the developers of Payday: The Heist where they go through the arsenal of weapons. One of the devs had this to say regarding the trip mine weapon: Insider ...
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How do you get the “But How?” achievement?

There's an achievement for getting the armoured car to drop without shooting at it in the Slaughterhouse mission. Like the achievement says, but how?
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What's the exact effect of the security cameras in First World Bank?

Does anyone know what's the exact effect of security cameras in the First World Bank mission? We played the mission with and without destroying the cameras, and we're not sure it's making a real ...
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What do the starred upgrades mean?

Some of the upgrades in the Payday: The Heist have a star next to them. What does this mean? Is there some kind of prerequisite for it different from upgrading normally?
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What determines the duration of the assault phase in Payday: The Heist?

Sometimes, assault phases seem to drag on and on. Other times, they seem to be over almost instantly. What determines how long the assault phase lasts? Is it kills, minutes, or something else?
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In Payday: The Heist, how do you change which upgrade tree you're on?

In Payday: The Heist, there are three upgrade trees - assault, sharphshooter, and support. How do you change which tree you are on?
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Is there enough XP to unlock every upgrade in Payday: The Heist?

I've been playing Payday: The Heist, which has three upgrade trees (assault, sharpshooter, support). Each time you gain a level, you proceed one step further up one of the trees. You can only ever ...