My brother went to my friends house and he's going to borrow Red Dead Redemption. I haven't played it before and I know some people here have so anyonne have any tips for me? Like what kind of things to take, sell, places to go. Stuff like that.
About to play RDR. Tips?
" @JoeyRavn said:Cougars. As in "feline that will kill you and you won't hear it coming". Really, trust me. Once you encounter a cougar, you'll know what I'm talking about. Cougars pop out of nowhere, slash you a couple of times and boom. You're dead. They appear, basically, randomly all over the map, although there are have certain areas with a higher population of cougars. They can be so annoying even the devs admitted they went a bit too far with the spawning." Always keep an eye for the cougars. And trust me, you'll know exactly what kind of cougars I'm talking about in no time. "O.o ? "
Damn you, cougars.
" Always keep an eye for the cougars. And trust me, you'll know exactly what kind of cougars I'm talking about in no time. "
This is very important. Also make sure to have bullets when traveling out at nights in the woods, sometimes you can't hear those grizzlies coming till it is too late. Also it helps to explore a bit, some of the best most wildiest horses can't be bought. So keep an eye out for different breeds, mainly seeing a horse you've never seen before.
If you're being attacked by animals and have dangerously low health, just pop open your inventory and either switch horses or use a campsite if you can. Heals you, keeps you from dying, and potentially saves you from losing any animal hides or furs.
I would very much recommend to not get too sidetracked. RDR can get kind of stuck on all the side activities about halfway through, and it's easy to just drop out at that point without the momentum of the narrative to push you forward. You can go back and play side quests after the story is over, so once you unlock all of the basic abilities, just sit back and enjoy the plot as it comes along, don't put it off for the sake of fetch quests and side tasks.
Of course, that was my experience. Your mileage may vary and so on.
" Always keep an eye for the cougars. And trust me, you'll know exactly what kind of cougars I'm talking about in no time. "Pfft, you're equipped with the knife from the start!
Kill them with that when they show up. Best advice for doing that though is doing something that looks like circle strafing.
Oh yes just ignore the picking up flowers and plants side stuff , its a bit boring but if you want the best costumes you must do them .... to find the right place to hunt for Y or Z animal look at the drawings in your map , those are useful for a idea to where to hunt them. Wild pigs are best found in the north in the mountains near Bonnie's farm (watch out for cougars tho).You must do the hunting in secuence , as to avoid hunting animals not being registered (if you do this side mission/hunting). Oh yeah its fun to hunt birds from a moving train :P
Oh yeah it is best to shoot a bear one shot gun blast from far to lower its health then go for the knife kill (the same for cougars). But a shit ton of health medicine .... you will thank me as you get killed by 2 attacks of a cougar/bear when you are hit once replenish your health to avoid death by them.
Do yourself a favor and just take your time exploring the world. Some of my favorite moments in that game are just from exploring the world, or when im on my way to a mission and something cool catches my eyes.
Also throwing knives are the greatest weapon, use them!
" I would very much recommend to not get too sidetracked. "I was going to suggest the opposite. I feel the main story bogs down at certain points and taking breaks by doing gang hideout missions, stranger missions, challenges, and random activities actually kept me into the game. Plus you get some pretty sweet items from doing some of those side missions and challenges.
Oh and buy a bandanna and lucky rabbit's foot asap from the general store.
" @awesomeusername: If you feel bored, DO NOT STOP PLAYING UNTIL YOU GET TO MEXICO, that's where the game really opens up. If you don't like the Mexico part, then this is probably not the game for you "I actually remember a lot of people being turned off when they got to the Mexico section.
I think the opening to the game is great, but I thought the whole game was great, so there's that.
Be a man turn off auto aim and switch to free aim.
That way you'll have a lot more fun and it'll be a little more challenging. Plus you'll also see the amazing physics more at work as you make horses in front trip the horses behind them and shooting at legs to make people fall.
@TheGreatGuero: No thanks.(;
@Axxol: I saw one of those and my horse was running so fast I stopped behind the carriage and they said "HOLY CRAP! He found us!" and I destroyed them. I was surprised.
@Doctorchimp: I was going to say no but now I think I might actually switch it.
@Michael_B_Back: I would've cursed you out if I didn't know this already. Serioulsy, delete that comment though, you already stopped hoursofbs from playing the game. And I don't like to be reminded that he dies. Thank you.
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