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Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is a sequel to Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker. The game was developed by Hideo Kojima for Konami and published for multiple platforms. In the game, Big Boss (AKA Snake) rebuilds his Militaires Sans Frontières mercenary company under the new banner of Diamond Dogs, and reconstructs Mother Base in the Seychelles.

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Is it possible to put a downloaded save in MGSPP?

I’ve lost my whole gameplay, but I don’t want to start all over again. I have read that it is possible to avoid this. If so, how?
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How do I complete all the side-ops in metal-gear solid

I just completed all the side-ops in MGSV. As discussed in this post some side-ops light up again after you complete them so you can always do a side-op again even after completing all of them. ...
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Is it possible to start a new game in Metal Gear Solid V: TPP?

I've taken a four year break from MGS V:TPP after finishing it in 2016. Now I want to jump back in with a fresh playthrough so I can reexperience the struggle of growing Mother Base from it's ...
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MGSVPP: Farming Staff

I accidently dismissed all my staffs of ~700 persons down to just 6: Huey, Miller, Ocelot, Quiet, Silent Basilisk, Ziang Tan. Whom are locked, if not they'd probably gone too. Yeah, I know, stupid me. ...
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How does marking work in MGS 5?

I'm a little confused about the specifics of how marking works in Metal Gear Solid 5 Phantom Pain. I have gone through the binoculars tutorial and so understand the basics of aiming and marking but ...
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Access Denied to Tranquiliser Ammunition in Metal gear Solid V

I am currently playing metal gear solid V. I have developed several sniper rifles which put people to sleep instead of killing them. However when I select either one of these for a mission there is ...
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Lost All Buddies in Metal Gear Solid V

I am going through all of the side ops in MGSV and on one of the ops eliminating a tank unit Quiet took a lot of fire and was extracted. Now I have no buddies at all available for missions. How do I ...
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Specialist died before developing weapon

I had the Anaesthesia specialist from mission 10 in my staff but some time later he died due to injuries... I still have some weapons that require his specialty to be developed, should I just replay ...
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How much is the install size for mgsV Phantom pain?

so i have a PlayStation 3 super slim with only 12 gigabytes .i want to know what is the install size for disc for metal gear solid V phantom pain for PlayStation 3 because i am getting it for ...
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Can only send 1 unit for Combat Deployment

I remember being able to send 2 units for Combat Deployment before, but suddenly, when opening iDroid, I was kinda forced to do tutorial-ish stuff about Combat Deployment... forcing me to send a unit ...
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Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Strange Circle

When I run the game, I have this strange blue circle on the game. Can anybody tell me why I am getting that? I was thinking maybe because my screen is touch enabled. I used external monitor, it did ...
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Game breaking bug in Metal Gear Solid V , already spoiled 4 things for me

I just completed mission 8 and now i'm able to see all the missions in my idroid. I unlocked the combat unit, and got an emergency call to go to mission 22, I died quickly. After that, it said ...
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How to access Metal Gear Solid V Phantom Pain true multiplayer?

I've played MGSV's FOB infiltration multiplayer. But that isn't what I consider true multiplayer because it's just playing against computer controlled AI. I've seen people play true multiplayer, ...
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What is Metal Gear Solid 5 still downloading?

So i picked up Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain from my Playstation+ Subscription and started downloading it. while i was playing Final Fantasy XII i got a pop up saying that Metal Gear was ready ...
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Epidemic at Motherbase

So I'm at the point that the epidemic has broken out at mother base (Mission 25). Also, how does the epidemic affect the FOB stuff? And the PF league stuff? Is that basically all screwed until I ...
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Is it possible to transfer MGS5 saved game from PS3 to Steam?

Is there any way I can transfer my MSG5 data from PS3 to Steam? How?
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Is it possible to get perfect stealth in MGSV if an enemy spots you?

So often in MGSV I'll crouch walk behind an enemy either with my gun raised or ready to CQC, but he'll turn around and the alert sound will play. I easily knock him out before he raises an alarm or ...
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Supply flares vs using the IDroid supply drop

The cost in BMP appears to be the same. However, the supply flares increase the deployment costs. Why would I ever need to use the flares?
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Metal Gear Solid V Sound Bug

I have a problem with voices in Metal Gear Solid V. In mission briefings or cutscenes the voices are missing. I Played until i got DD and the voice goes missing at the moment Snake should talk. After ...
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Will I lose Quiet when replaying a mission?

I currently have a completed run and Quiet still sticks around as a buddy. Now I would like to replay some of the older missions. So does replaying missions have any effect on the storyline or can ...
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What do I need to develop higher grade weapons?

In the development section it seems I am missing some weapons even if I have the blueprints for them. For example I have grade 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 of M2000-NL, but I cannot develop grade 6. The slot is ...
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How to deal with mission 50 in MGSV?

I'm struggling with MGSV's mission 50, Sahelanthropus [EX], I'm currently rolling out with D-walker with level 2 Machine gun attatchment, and 2 star battle-dress. Working on upgrading these to better ...
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Can I dismiss all the specialists after having developed everything?

I was wondering whether it would interfere with the game. I've developed all weapons.
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How many missions until D-Dog grows up?

How many missions until dog grows up? I had to go back to extract but I have done missions 1-10 so far and still hasn't grown.
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How to get/recruit personnel with A++ rank and above in the combat unit?

A few times in the game I scouted guys with A++ rank and made sure I fultoned them. But the number I fultoned is much less than the number actually listed in the staff members list. Is it because I ...
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What does getting an S rank accomplish?

In all the missions I've done up to now, the S-rank method is different from what is needed to accomplish all the optional objectives. If I choose to one, I cannot have the other. Getting the ...
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How to fulton gun emplacements that are under the shed?

The shed woth four pillars and a camo net houses a gun placed on a tripod that I could fulton if it weren't under the shed? Is there a way to do that?
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How to S Rank Mission 48

I've literally followed tons of guides on how to S Rank Misson 48 [Extreme] Code Talker. I've even achieve a score of over 200,000 and on other missions I've gotten S Rank with as low as 120,000. I'...
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How can I meet Code Talker on motherbase?

Sometimes, when I leave the motherbase via helicopter, I see Code Talker on top of some buildings. How can I meet him after returning to motherbase?
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What is the difference between online and "normal" material procurement?

While playing Metal Gear Solid V and having a Base Dev Team, occasionally you'll get a little popup box in the bottom right of the screen mentioning how much of each resource type was extracted or ...
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Finding Anesthesia Specialist

I am trying to find the Anesthesia Specialist which is required for certain weapons. Apparently, it's a guy from mission number 10 which I have finished some time ago (I am around mission 30 now). So ...
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How do I go back to motherbase in MGS:TPP?

I am playing MGSV:TPP but i want to go to motherbase sometimes instead of just wandering in afghanistan, does anyone know how I go there?
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Is it necessary to fulton extract deployed vehicle in metal gear solid V?

I wanted to know if fulton extracting deployed vehicle was mandatory to get the vehicle back (which is 10000GMP fee), or, if as buddies, they auto-fulton itselves when coming back in the chopper. ...
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Where can I find a Transportation Specialist?

I am playing the mission "Traitor's caravan" in Metal Gear Solid 5. My problem is I cannot extract the caravan because I didn't find a specialist for that and I am stuck there. Where can I find the ...
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Why was Snake in a coma at the start of the game?

Spoiler alert for Mission 46 The Man Who Sold The World. In addition, what was that piece of metal lodged in his skull ?
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How can I play the tapes I'm getting?

I am receiving tapes at the end of every mission like "Ocelot's Briefing" etc. How do I play them? In the first level I have no iDroid and in the later levels I don't know how to play them.
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What language are the soldiers speaking in Mission 19 "On the Trail"?

In Metal Gear Solid 5 what language do the soldiers speak in mission 19? I can't interrogate anyone. By mistake I discarded my Kikongo interpreter. But I have my Russian, Afrikaans and Pashto ...
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Will negative GMP and positive online GMP still hurt morale?

Resources in MGS 5 shared between offline and online mode and most of resources are stored online. However offline funds spent first and dip into negative values. Andswer on How does Mother Base ...
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Is there anything shared between MGO and MGSVTPP?

In the past two days they opened MGO, and in some tooltips I saw something about resources shared between the multiplayer and the single player. I am sure about the MB coin balance, and I know that ...
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Calculating your Offensive/Defensive PF Rank in The Phantom Pain

Can anyone tell me how the Offensive/Defensive/Durability ratings for your Private Force Rank battles are calculated? I've been examining them and I've made some progress, but I'm still a long way ...
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Which weapons can take out guards in riot suits with helmets in one shot?

The current FOB event mission, Bound Dragons (now coming around for the second time, and presumably recurring again in the future) features guards who all wear riot suits with full helmets. As in ...
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How to swap a specific weapon for a new weapon during a supply drop in MGSV: TPP

I currently have two primary weapons equipped. I want to change one of these primary weapons for a different weapon. I order a supply drop, and this arrives. How do I specify which of my two primary ...
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Cannot accept GMP reward in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain?

Can anyone help me understand what's going on here? I have Piggyback's excellent guide, but there's no mention of how GMP works. I've recently unlocked some Challenge Task rewards, and with it some ...
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Move online resources to offline resources

So I have a lot of online resources, but not a lot of offline resources. I want to upgrade the mother base platforms, but I do not have enough offline resources. Is there any way to transfer online ...
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Can I still find D-Dog after mission 5?

The IGN Wiki states that D-Dog can be found during missions 3, 4 and 5. However, I am up to mission 12, and I still have not encountered him. I have tried returning to the mentioned locations, in ...
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How to add custom music?

I've heard that you can add your own custom music to be played through the iDroid if you have the PC version of MGSV. If it's possible, how do you do it? Can it be done on the console versions?
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What's the meaning of a highlighted side ops with a dot on the left side?

Some side ops (missions) in the MGSV:TPP stay highlighted with a dot on the left side, even after the mission was done. What does that means?
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What's the best route to all targets on R&D side mission?

Someome know a good route to get all the target's on the R&D Target Practice side mission? I'm trying to minimize the record on the mission
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Is there a way to farm haoma?

My question is just what it says on the tin. I'm looking to start using some of the different drugs to help get my 100%, but I only have 100 or so haoma. Is there a way to farm it? If there is, what ...
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How to reach the power plant?

I'm trying to do the SideOp #6 (Secure Stun Arm). It is at the power plant. However, I can't find a way to reach the plant. I picked the closest drop (south of the plant) point but it is a huge ...
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