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Hmm
who to side with? Zaffords or Hodunks?

It only matters for one thing, who you can camp for what gun after the quest is turned in. Zaffers drops the Maggie Pistol and Hodunks Drop the Slagga SMG and both guns are really good. Just be sure that you side with the family that doesn't drop the gun you want.
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I tried farming Varkids. Can never get them to Vermivorous The Invincible.

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Same. I tried for probably four or five hours one day and they'd never get past badass.

It's not easy but, you'll know within ~15 minutes if it's going to happen or not.

Best method we've used so far: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
* Best team: 3 Sirens specced for healing and a really heavy 'zerker for tanking--all shield and health for this. Slap the Bees on if he spawns.
* Spawn Tundra Farmhouse and immediately run out and "gather" the nearby colonies to add them to the house colony.
* Get in the house.
* Every-so-often the zerker has to run a lap or two around the house to keep them aggro'ed. Maybe fire a very puny wep at them to give the tiniest damage out--no elements though.
* Sirens keep shooting everyone for health (infinity pistols if you got 'em) and cycle the 'zerker heals between you--once it gets really bad you can't be waiting for cool downs.
* Spot a chubby, kill it immediately.
* Kill the buzzards immediately.

It's a challenge. Something to accomplish I guess. Seeing as how the dlc bosses are complete let downs--could be fun for a crew on a slow day.

Prymus invited me to try Hyperius last night and...I swear the update did something to the guy. Seems harder than it was before. Or maybe I'm just remembering wrong because I haven't even messed with the dlc bosses in a bit...no reason to, the loot is garbage and Gee won't drop a single solitary thing a lot of the time.

I really need to try and Tweet Pitchford or Gear Box to see if they can make the Circle Slaughters open ended once you complete everything...just keep raising the amounts of mobs per cycle until you get crushed under them biggrin.gif That'd be so great. Fink's....that's where the magic happens.

Edit: Just sent Pitchford this:
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@DuvalMagic A possibility? Make the "Circle of Slaughter" open ended once the game is completed entirely. Bigger mobs til you get crushed.

Edited by crashdummy35 - 10/27/12 at 9:25am
 
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Did the latest update fix the issue with nvidia cards? I'm still getting dips.
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Hands down, the absolute best nade in the game... Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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That thing alone makes farming Varkyds totally worth it. Well, that, and the Bunny launcher--useless as it is biggrin.gif

I was playing with you last night. Bad ass grenade.
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Comparison continues. All the legendary guns I could find by level 32 in BL1. In BL2 I had three by this point excluding the Firehawk.

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Did the latest update fix the issue with nvidia cards? I'm still getting dips.

All I read on the notes was something about the PhysX. Seems to run fine for me.
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I was playing with you last night. Bad ass grenade.

biggrin.gif

Didn't realize you were on OCN thumb.gif

Think I'll try for a Fabled Tortoise shield again today--no luck so far, though. If I get one I'll hit y'all up.

@Marin, I think I'm going to buy BL1 ... dlc doesn't have much replay value to me for some reason. If it's anything like BL2 I'm sure I'll enjoy it. To this day I hear dialogue in the game that makes me laugh out loud smile.
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Ehh, I absolutely love BL1 but don't go into it expecting BL2. They really stepped up their game and improved the game in a lot of aspects. While the loot isn't really the same, scaling of guns can be frustrating and legendary's at times aren't on the same level as the predecessor they did an overall good job on bettering it (guns are actually unique to companies, companies have differing qualities, etc...)

In BL2 the writing is better, the story is more cohesive, the games overall way funnier, the graphics are better, the color pallet actually isn't just brown, more unique NPC's, etc...

Basically, pick up the DLC's since the game at first doesn't know what it wants to be (you'll notice this straight up with Tannis's echo recordings since the lost recordings from BL2 are from BL1, her voice acting alone drastically improves it in BL2). The DLC's really set the path of what the game was to become in BL2.

Also the game is a straight up terrible console port, so more reason why people were excited by BL2. The only way to adjust the FOV barely works are requires you to bind a key to keep it working.

But to end this positively, your backpack size is way larger and so is your bank in Mad Moxxi's DLC (only reason to get it, lol). The guns, while they all look the same, are actually incredibly unique in how they function in comparison to BL2. There's way more of a focus on the different parts of the gun and instead of just differing the stats it changes how the gun functions. I have two Legendary Equalizers, the Raw Equalizer is a normal, accurate and powerful Revolver. On the other hand the Brutal Equalizer is a Masher and fires 7 rounds (iirc) like a shotgun or like the Maggie in BL2.

Also, Legendaries in Vending machines! You'll encounter a ton of purples and if you constantly check you'll find Legendaries in them.

And for the current price on Steam it's worth it.
Edited by Marin - 10/27/12 at 11:50am
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I still have nightmares for borderlands 1 achievements for 360 in mad moxxis.........
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Underdome Riot annoyed me a ton. The concept of the DLC was great but because it was literally just an arena add-on and with online being absolutely atrocious it was a let down.
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Underdome Riot annoyed me a ton. The concept of the DLC was great but because it was literally just an arena add-on and with online being absolutely atrocious it was a let down.

Was worth it for the bank alone. made it much easier to keep my cool guns
 
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