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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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Is Barrage worth it?

In Borderlands, there are four classes. One of those classes is Roland the Soldier. His action skill is to deploy a turret. One of his skills is called Barrage and it "increases the number of shots ...
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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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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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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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How long is “a few seconds” for Kill Skills?

The Kill Skills in Borderlands 2, like BL1, all say they last "a few seconds" and don't give explicit lengths. Since they're not listed in the stats for the skill (as length for Kill Skills doesn't ...
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Weapons: Are there upgrades or only side-grades?

I seem to always find weapons with great stats except for one that completely nerfs the weapon. A sniper with a great critical rate, but 3 rounds and terrible reload speed or a shotgun that does great ...
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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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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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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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How do I glitch Phasewalk?

I've seen players who act like they're in Phasewalk (e.g., sparking with Brilliance, moving very fast, Phasewalk background sound), but they are carrying a weapon. Other effects include being ...
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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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Why can't I copy files on a flashdrive between my Xbox 360 and my computer? [duplicate]

I copied a Borderlands save-game (from my Xbox 360) to my flash drive but when I plug it in to my computer, nothing shows up. The flash drive has nothing on it but that file. When I plug the flash ...
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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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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 we restart a game?

I have done playthrough 2 completely. My question is: How can we start over with our upgraded characters? Is there any reset but keep your character option?
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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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Borderlands Co-Op Lan Play - Guns and Ammo

I have the PS3 version of this game, but I've never played online. My friend and I are considering buying the PC version so we could play co-op on our PCs. Can someone tell me how ammo and gun drops ...
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What happens if I use the travel system to access DLC content before I unlock the travel system in the plot?

I'm at the second playthrough for my level 43 Soldier and my mission log says I'm at the "Getting Lucky" mission. I could do that, or I could access my DLC by using the fast travel system. ...except ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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. ...
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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 Mac. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 Y'...
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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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What do you do about running out of ammo in Borderlands?

While playing Borderlands I have noticed that whenever there is a boss mission you generally have to go through an entire Sahara desert to reach him in his hideout. Along the way you have to kill ...
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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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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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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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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 looks ...
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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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Automatically wielding picked up weapons in Borderlands

I've only really started playing Borderlands (i'm at level 17) and sometimes when I pick up a new weapon it is automatically wielded by my character even if it's much worse than the one I was ...
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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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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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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 ...