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Questions tagged [red-dead-redemption-2]

A 2018 open world action-adventure video game developed and published by Rockstar Games. It is the prequel to the 2010 game Read Dead Redemption, and the third game in the Red Dead video game series.

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Is there any known fix for Rockstar game launcher?

I have bought Red Dead Redemption 2 from Rockstar using the official game launcher, however the launcher keep on crashing, throwing "Rockstar launcher exited unexpectedly" error and often even throws ...
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How do I call my horse using keyboard and mouse?

In the first chapter, in the hunt deers mission, the game shows how to call your horse so you don't have to walk up to it. I forgot the control for that command using keyboard and mouse. Searching ...
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Can't execute RDR 2 from desktop shortcut

I can't execute Red Dead Redemption 2 from it's desktop shortcut. When I try, it pops an error message saying that it must be started from Rockstar launcher. Is there a fix? If not, why is there an ...
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Change menu language in Red Dead Redemption 2

How can I set my menu language to english? I don't see any option ingame for changing the language. The language of the Rockstar launcher is already set to English. Adding the launcher argument '-...
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Cannot remove saddle from my dead horse remotely

I was roaming with my horse when we fell down a cliff into river. The horse died and drowned. The body is in the middle of river. Now I cannot remove the saddle. Looking at the dead body of the horse ...
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Tips to finding dinosaur bones

Are dinosaur bones a random find? Or is it possible to discover them by looking out for something else? I've been roaming the countryside but never seen any. Any hints or tips would be appreciated - ...
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How does Rockstar expire your online character/save game? (Are they in control?)

Where is my online character (appearance, experience level, inventory, weapons, horses, ...) stored? (I talk about Red Dead Online, but long term experience with GTA Online is probably helpful, too.) ...
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I've gathered a bounty that I can't afford to pay off. What do I do?

After an train robbery that got out severely of hand I have acquired a $700 bounty in the Heartlands region. I don't have the money to pay it off and now I am regularly pursued by bounty hunters. I've ...
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What repeatable activities are the most profitable?

In Red Dead Redemption 2 it can be hard to come up with cash for camp upgrades, purchasing weapons, provisions, and cosmetic items. During the hard times for Dutch and the gang what can Arthur do to ...
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What happens if you have no money in missions that requires money?

There are certain missions in RDR 2 that requires you to give away money to complete them, such as "Do Not Seek Absolution II" and others. But what happens in these missions if your bank account is ...
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How do I use dead eye to its full potential in Red Dead Redemption 2?

Throughout the whole campaign of Red Dead 2, I never knew how to properly use 'dead eye' by this I mean, I would only use it for the shooting in slow motion. All I would like to know is how to use it ...
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Does the pre-order horse return at all after the epilogue?

I've just completed the story, obviously my horses were deleted as usual with the story. However, it's been maybe 20 in game days now and my preorder horse Ardennes still hasn't spawned in the ...
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Horse missing after reloading

In the Epilogue, I dismounted well outside of Shady Belle to avoid my horse getting injured in the fight. I got killed in the gunfight but, when my game reloaded, my horse had been replaced with a ...
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Can I return to stranger missions?

While making my way around the horseshoe overlook, I found Máximo Cristóbal Valdespino. He offered to give me a treasure map for $10. However, at the time I had just paid a bounty off and only had $6 ...
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Can I check playtime on PS4 without PS Plus?

I have been playing a log of RDR2 recently. I have bought the PS4 only to play exclusive games. Hence, don't have a PS Plus subscription. I want to know how long I played the game. Is there a generic ...
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Epilogue War Horse?

After finishing the main story, I looked in the game's case and realised that I had the pre-order version and the war horse. I didn't use the war horse in the main story, so is there any way to get it ...
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What exactly is carried over into the Epilogue?

I'm just about to finish Chapter 6, and was wondering what the best way to prepare for the Epilogue is. I understand that you lose but what about anything else? Different online sources say ...
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How do I find missions in Red Dead Redemption 2? [closed]

I am confused about how to find missions, I don’t know how they are labeled on the map. I just finished chapter 1 but I am stuck in Valentine and I don’t know where I can sell my hunted animals or ...
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Can Algernon’s Revolver be obtained in the epilogue?

The side quest Duchesses and Other Animals involves a very tedious grind and I am just a few story missions away from completing Arthur’s portion of the game. I have been searching days for the first ...
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Are there non-lethal ways of fending off an attack that will not make me wanted?

I was attacked by a stranger and defended myself just with my fists while wearing a bandana. I still got reported to law enforcement by a witness. The other guy was marked as 'deceased' on the map ...
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Will my current save be updated if I go do unfinished stranger missions?

I want to finish stranger missions in Red Dead Redemption 2, but I am not sure if I go back to a previous save the the progress will update on my current save.
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What's the point of contributing to the camp funds?

I remember early on in the game being told that if I donate money to the camps lockbox, that I can use these funds to improve the camp. Up until early chapter 3 (where I currently am, so no spoilers ...
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Can you get all items in Red Dead Redemption 2?

I was wondering if the items you get from buying the Special or Ultimate Edition are also available in the normal version? I do understand with those versions you get them immediately at the start, ...
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How can I get the Edith Downes stranger mission?

I remember seeing a stranger mission from Edith Downes in Annesburg some time ago, but now it's gone. Does anyone know how I can get it again? I'm currently at Chapter 6.
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How many horses can I own? [duplicate]

So I already know I can stable 3 horses and ride one, but I’m just curious how many horses can I actually have? I find myself wanting to tame more horses and I don’t want to lose any of them.
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Is hunting required in Red Dead Redemption 2?

I would like to know if you are required in RDR2 to hunt or otherwise kill animals in order to sustain yourself or to progress through the storyline. I would love to buy the game to explore its huge ...
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How to prevent my temporary horse from disappearing after Hosea stables mission?

Just after the gang had set up the new camp at the beginning of chapter 2, I found a random event where a guy gets killed by his horse. I took the horse which has some pretty good stats, bonded with ...
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Can I kill/catch legendary animals only once?

I killed the legendary bear and the legendary coyote so far. Now I wanted to start catching some legendary fish. But I wonder, can I kill/catch all the legendary animals only once per type? Or do ...
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Does honor affect the weather?

I saw a comment on a thread the other day that said something about how the worse your honor level is in Red Dead Redemption 2, the worse the weather. Is this true? I wouldn't have given this much ...
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Why won't my honor bar won't fill all the way?

I've been playing RDR2 for a while, and I'm constantly doing things to increase honor, like helping people and being friendly, or tossing back fish into the lakes and ponds. Often I get the honor-up ...
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Can I play Red Dead Redemption 2 without an internet connection?

Can I play Red Dead Redemption 2 with no internet? I want to play Red Dead 2 on Play Station 4. Do I need to use the internet to set up the PS4 and play the game?
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Is it possible to complete the challenges in the Epilogue chapters and beyond?

I'm steadily working my way through the challenges and collectables of the RDR2 world while I have chapter 5 on pause (I'm basically ignoring the main story mission for now). There's a bunch of stuff/...
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What really happened on the boat in Blackwater?

At the start of the game the entire gang is fleeing due to the events that happened in Blackwater. From what some of the other gang members tell you, there was a heist planned on a boat, and it went ...
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What are the differences between roaming free in the early chapters and after epilogue chapter 2?

Be warned, this question contains serious end game spoilers. Don't read it unless you finished the game.
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Can I get my stuff back?

Be warned, this question contains some major spoilers for the later chapters and the epilogue. I'd appreciate if any story spoilers are tagged as such for anything later than the point of the story ...
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Red dead redemption 2 strange horse problem [closed]

I don't know if anyone else have had this problem. Horses just keep appearing for Arthur. First in stable all of a sudden there was extra horse. Then I had all horses in stable when I saved the game. ...
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How do you get seasoned flaky meat?

I am on challenge 10 of herbalist and I need the flakey meat. Went on catching a northern pike which gives this meat. The problem is that I can’t get the meat seasoned. When I keep the fish and ...
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How do I get this hat?

This is a grey hat that he wears earlier in the story. You can get most of his clothes from earlier in the story but I haven't found out how to get this hat. John's Hat
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What are the pros and cons of skinning an animal in RDR2

When you hunt in Red Dead Redemption 2, you can choose to carry the shot animal or to skin it. When you skin it, you get meat and a pelt whereas just carrying the carcass simply leaves you with ... a ...
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Is there a cap on stats gained from bonding?

Do horses have a cap on the stats that they can reach from bonding? I can buy horses from the stable that have better stats than my current horse. Do the horses have a maximum 'level' that they can ...
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How many chapters are in Red Dead Redemption 2's main story?

In Red Dead Redemption 2, how many chapters does the main story consist of? I have gotten to Chapter 5, so I know that there is at least 5. I do not want to Google it because I am wary of spoilers ...
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When you bring a wagon into camp, where does it go?

Earlier I brought a four-horse wagon into camp at Horseshoe Overlook. It made me dismount the wagon and explained that I can't bring wagons into camp but it would be available again when I left. Now I ...
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Can you retrieve the hidden money in Blackwater?

I would like like to know if I can travel back to Blackwater to find the hidden money Dutch and the gang hid?
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Does it matter which trapper I sell legendary items to?

So far, I've discovered two trappers, and I know that when I sell legendary items to one of the trappers I am able to buy items crafted by him. Do the trappers pool - so selling to one makes the fur ...
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How do I determine what stats a horse will have at bonding level 4?

I can’t see the potential bonding level 4 horse stat. I would like to know if there is a way I can see what stats a horse is going to get after I bond with it so I can determine what breed of horse I ...
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Animal skin storage

If I want to keep the animal skins for later use, do I have to put it on my horse or do I have to give them to Pearson ? With legendary animal you can just sell the skin and still use it later, I ...
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If I've sold cigarette cards can I still get a set?

I've just meet the NPC who wants me to find sets of cigarette cards, however, I've already sold some to a fence. Will I still be able to find the cards sets or am I now out of luck since I've sold a ...
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Can I play Red Dead Redemption 2 as a good guy?

So, clearly the backstory of RDR2 is that you're an outlaw. That said, it appears from gameplay videos that there's plenty to do that's neutral and even honorable. But it's also apparent that there ...
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How does train travel work?

I was under the impression that trains were a fast travel option, or at least moderately fast. I got a train ticket in Valentine, to head to Saint Denis. I don't really know what happened but a few ...
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How exactly do Hair Tonics work on RDR2?

I've been playing Red Dead Redemption 2 for a while now. If I would guess, I'm halfway through Chapter 3. My beard and hair are both on size 7. For hair, this is the longest size the game provides, ...