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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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How are are animal carcasses placed in Read Dead Redemption II

In Red Dead Redemption II the player character sometimes comes across animal carcasses. Often with scavengers feeding off of them. Are these placed randomly, semi randomly based on rules, or pre ...
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Which of the early game set piece shootouts can be avoided?

In Red Dead Redemption II there are a number of set piece shootouts early on in the game. I know that some can be avoided. For example, if you choose not to Rescue Micha you can avoid the shootout in ...
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I can load games, but starting a new game results in a black screen

I bought a brand new pc and decided to revisit this piece of art. I could load my previous saves normally, however I would like to start story mode from scratch. The game loads up but just when the ...
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What is the best way to kill toads in Read Dead Redemption 2?

In Read Dead Redemption 2, which method or weapon should you use in order to get the best quality toad carcases? Is it possible to get a perfect carcass?
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Read Dead Redemption II - Game mechanics for skinning vs not skinning an animal? [duplicate]

In Read Dead Redemption 2, what is the difference - in terms of game mechanics - between leaving a large animal intact for transport and sale\cooking, vs skinning it first and having the animal and ...
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Does the time of day affect stealth in Red Dead Redemption II on the PC?

In Red Dead Redemption II on the PC, does the time of day affect stealth mechanics? For example, if I'm tasked with stealing something - such as the Cornwall Oil Wagon - will it be easier to sneak ...
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Poor graphics and behavior on Red Dead Redemption 2 on Steam

Just got a new PC with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060, 32 GB of Ram, 500 GB SSD, and 1 TB HHD, 12th Gen Intel I7 12 core, 25 MB cache, 2.1 to 4.9 GHz, Windows 11 OS. I'm running this with a Samsung ...
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Corrupted Digital Games

Alright so my Red Dead Redemption 2 game is corrupted on my PS4 and I only have it in digital. I do not have access to the account that originally bought it so I don’t know what to do. If I upload my ...
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When do NPC's join poker games in RDR2?

What are the mechanics that dictate whether additional NPC's will join an ongoing poker game in Red Dead Redemption 2? Sometimes there is a revolving door of NPC's joining and leaving the game, and ...
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Do you get anything for clean killing all legendary animals?

It is known that clean kills are not necessary for perfect pelts from legendary animals. But does anyone know if you get anything special for clean killing all legendary animals? They have clean kill ...
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Health core drain rate -900%

In RDR2 I am in Chapter 3. At health progression level 8, weight average, and temperature fair, I have the core drain rate of - 900%. By negative percentage I mean it is red and has a down arrow. Why ...
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Can I upgrade my child's account to an adult account?

My child wants to buy gold on Red Dead Redemption 2 but they can't because it is a child account. Is there any way I can buy it with my account then transfer it to theirs or at least temporarily ...
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Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC Flash to Desktop Bug

I'm experiencing the same issue as shown in this short video: If you don't watch the video, what is happening is RDR2 will randomly loose focus and flash back to the ...
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What are all the hidden messages found in searchable containers?

Throughout the world, I've found a couple of messages carved into the bottom of dresser/nightstand drawers. For example, this one states: You flourish before you die What are all of the hidden ...
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Are there points of no return or lockout for side content in Red Dead Redemption 2?

The game can feel a bit like a slog with how realistic and slow it is for animations and traveling. I was wondering if I power through the main story will I remove my ability to complete certain side ...
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How to disable game alerts from RDR2 on PS4?

I keep getting notifications from Red Dead Redemption 2, about new clothing options or things that I have absolutely no interest in. I don't really play this game any more. How can I disable them? I ...
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Are pickpocket encounters repeatable?

I'm currently on bandit challenge 7 (50$ cash and valuables from robbing townsfolk and travellers) and would like to avoid having to rob 50 people, given the usual haul. I know that catching a ...
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Legendary Alligator bug [Story progress 100%]

I have done the story 100%. But yet cannot see the legendary Alligator (bull gator) marker on the map nor can find it. After playing the "COUNTRY PURSUITS" mission the bull gator Icon/Marker does not ...
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Crime reported right after Paying a Social Call is marked as done

In Red Dead Redemption 2, I just played the chapter 2 mission Paying a Social Call. When I finished it, right after grabbing the money from the chimney and then opening the locked box inside, I got a ...
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Is there any reward for completing rdr 2 missions with gold medal?

I have noticed after the first chapter of RDR 2, there are medals awarded for completing the side objectives in the missions. From what I have read you earn an achievement if you get at least 70 gold ...
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Is there an expiry date on Twitch benefits?

I just tried to get the free moonshiners upgrade and then realized I need to be at least lvl10 role to claim the benefit. I believe it will take me a few weeks to get there. Will the benefit still ...
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How to play missions online with a friend

I just bought the game with my gf and I'm trying to play with her online. But we found no way to do missions together. We tried making a temporary posse (we cannot pay for a permanent one) and ...
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Can you go into the new austin lands wanted dead or alive in RDR2

This may be a long shot but I have to ask: Can you go into the new austin lands in red dead redemption 2 if you're wanted dead or alive? Yes you can, but you will be hunted by hard hitting massive ...
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What causes the bounty hunters and police to attack you relentlessly?

In Red Dead Redemption 2 it's no mystery how you end up with a price on your head and that bounty hunters will try to find you if you are worth anything at all. The other day, admittedly with a $500 ...
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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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