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

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How to improve FPS in Borderlands 1, 2 and Pre-Sequel on a high resolution 4K monitor on PC?

I got myself a 4K monitor and at its native resolution the Borderlands games give me low FPS: Borderlands GOTY Enhanced (remaster with all DLCs and support for high resolutions built-in) Borderlands ...
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Convert XBox 360 Borderlands save to Xbox one GOTY

I think I just threw away thirty bucks. I have the Borderlands Triple Pack for the 360. Been playing it for years. Picked up the Xbox One, converted the saves to the cloud, loaded the disc, it set ...
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Is 'Borderlands: The Handsome Collection' a disc or digital (PS4)?

So I saw that 'Borderlands: The Handsome Collection' for PS4 is on sale online. This includes the Borderlands 2 and the pre-sequel but my question is: will it be a digital game for Borderlands 2 and a ...
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BL:GotY PS4 Online Timeouts

I am currently having an issue where any online match I try to join in Borderlands Game of the Year times out. It's been a while since I played the series but it happens for every game i have tried to ...
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Does my lower weapon proficiency go up quicker late game?

When I kill an enemy I get EXP of sort to my Weapon Proficiency. I often don't use rocket launchers as much as I do SMGs or Combat Rifles and I have not used Revolvers at all despite having a really ...
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How do I know if the bonus was applied?

The text in the mod says +2 Spark: but when I check the Lilith Skills tree, the points are the same (I added those 3 points there, they were not added by the mod): How do I know the bonus are ...
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PS Now game save transfer

I am trying out PS Now, while I like it I don't think I'll keep it for more then 2 months. I never played borderlands but it aged well and is really really fun, don't want to lose any of my progress. ...
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Will I be awarded Ineligible quest score in borderlands?

So I started borderlands later than my friends and I am behind them almost 10 levels. They insist I play with them and finish the game early so that we can play borderlands 2 together. I want to ...
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Increasing the FOV on Borderlands (Steam version) [duplicate]

Aight, I've read up on the five other posts here and managed to "brick" my game... of sorts. The current FOV gives me a headache when dealing with anything nearby. I put the line: Bindings=(Name="F1",...
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Borderlands handsome collection loyalty rewards

I bought the borderlands handsome collection for ps4 a while back and set up my shift account. I just recently found out I could get shift keys and extra guns if I previously played on ps3 and ...
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Do the Claptrap collectable item counters reset if I die?

When trying to get the "The Lubricator" achievement, a common trick is to hide out in a corner of a shed, let the Kamikaze Claptraps blow themselves up, go watch a movie and collect the items ...
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BorderLands 2 VS BorderLands 1

So I've tried playing borderlands expectant of seeing massive drops in fps at the lowest possible settings seeing as how I'm playing on an integrated 256mb amd GPU. Its a notebook so I'm in a tight ...
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What is the name of the music track that plays when you are low on health in Borderlands?

In Borderlands, when you are low on health and there are lots of enemies, a dramatic Indian-sounding theme music comes on, with male vocals, drums and possibly a sitar. Here is a video with the ...
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How do I access the “The Secret Armory of General Knoxx”?

I have been playing Borderlands for a little bit, and I heard about "The Secret Armory of General Knoxx", so I purchased and downloaded the DLC. The first time, it would not download, but after ...
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What Does “Omnia vincit amor” mean

While playing Borderlands, one of the earliest missions you do involve several steps towards killing a certain character named Nine-Toes. Both Dr. Zed and T.K. Baha want to see this man dead, as he is ...
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Is it Possible to Access the Loot Chests in Marcus' Bank in the Underdome Riot DLC in Borderlands 1?

After recently defeating the DLC 'Mad Moxxi's Underdome Riot', I was saddened to find that all I had received were a handful of trophy achievements and a Badass Skill for each area conquered. However, ...
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How do I earn the Level 61 cap in Borderlands?

Upon buying Borderlands: The Game of the Year Edition, one of the things I noticed on the back of the back was a statement saying that part of the Secret Armory of General Knoxx DLC included having ...
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Is Dr. Ned Dr. Zed in Disguise or is This Simply a Recurring Gag?

While playing the Borderlands DLC, The Zombie Island of Dr. Ned, I noticed that several of the different characters wanted to make it very clear, and I quote "This is Doctor Ned, who is totally not Dr....
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Is it possible to reach the Claptrap above Marcus's store in Fyrestone?

I have been playing the first Borderlands game for quite some time now, and for the most part I have found it incredibly enjoyable. The gameplay of Roland, Lilith, Mordecai, & Brick stays varied ...
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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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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: ...