Golden guns?

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#1 Posted by FiestaUnicorn (1670 posts) -

Does anyone know what the differences are between the golden guns and the normal ones other than the color? 
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#2 Posted by flaminghobo (4779 posts) -

I didn't know there were golden guns in the game, but I'm almost glad I didn't.
Golden guns look really tacky.

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#3 Posted by Chaser324 (7812 posts) -

The big thing about the golden guns is that on subsequent play throughs, they are available from the very beginning of the game. Being able to get the Inertial Element, the game's best weapon, right at the start makes things a lot easier.
 
In terms of functionality though, they are exactly the same as their non-gilded counterparts.

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#4 Posted by eduardo (461 posts) -

From what I've read, they give out more XP when used, but I could be wrong.

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#5 Posted by Dr_Feelgood38 (1582 posts) -

I just know that you need them to do some speed runs since you can avoid getting the pistol at the start.

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#6 Posted by jkz (4122 posts) -

Yes I believe that there is no advantage beyond sequence breaking and having them from the start

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#7 Posted by MeierTheRed (5108 posts) -
@FlamingHobo said:
" st glad I didn't. Golden guns look really tacky. "
Couldn't agree more with that.
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#8 Posted by flaminghobo (4779 posts) -
@pornstorestiffi said:
" @FlamingHobo said:
" st glad I didn't. Golden guns look really tacky. "
Couldn't agree more with that. "
Good man.
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#9 Posted by Hitchenson (4708 posts) -

Well, as far as I'm aware they don't take up any % of items. So you can use the Inertial Element from the start and still do the game with 4% of items.

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#10 Posted by WickedCestus (3781 posts) -

They give youe twice the Xp as normal guns.

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#11 Posted by RHCPfan24 (8663 posts) -

Golden guns are badass....for a little while. I haven't gotten all the gold bars yet so I have yet to play with them but it definitely is not a necessity. Still, you can get them from the get-go so the game is easier in the long run.

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