I think you’re right for the most part. I did note a significant advantage when I moved from my starting horse to the White Arabian just because I suddenly could avoid having to fight while running away because nothing could come close to catching up or staying with us. So, for example, when I’d get a bounty to bring in and get jumped by other bounty hunters who want to take him: previously I’d have to fight them off but with the Arabian i simply wave and ride away.
OK, can someone please enlighten me as to how I’m supposed to get a perfect Iguana skin in Guarma if I don’t have a bow to hunt with? I shot a pristine one with the revolver and it didn’t kill it, then when I shot it again it went back to just a “Good” skin.
Chapter 5 is my only shot to get this, right?
I got my iguana skins during Chapter 3.
Same here, that island across from the camp was filled with iguanas.
I never thought to investigate it. Also I just lost a Perfect Bison Pelt because I made the mistake of hunting it right before the Saint Denis bank robbery mission so I hadn’t been able to give it to Pearson before going to Guarma and all that, and when I went to help the Downes family and gave the widow a ride on my horse it disappeared, grrr.
I’m into Chapter 6 now, and have a question about Dead Eye that’s been bugging me for a while. Is it quite different from how it worked in RDR1 back when? For instance, in the first game, it seemed that all I had to do while in Dead Eye was sweep the reticle across the targets’ heads and they’d automatically be tagged. In this game you have to tag them individually using RB/R1. There’s no way to make it work like in the older game, is there? I just feel like they complicated it too much in this game, and made it a lot harder to feel like a badass gunslinger.
Or have I been doing it wrong the whole game? Should I have been holding down R1?
I think you’ve leveled it up, when it’s on its lowest level (if I remember right, it’s been a couple of weeks) all you have to do is sweep it across them. Sounds like you might have gone past that stage of dead eye already.
So they make it harder when the level goes up? That seems anti-intuitive.
They give you more control. I do think it’s harder when they do that, but getting more control via leveling up makes a certain sort of sense.
Did everyone else’s horse die on the last Penelope Braithwaite mission? The one where youhave to drive the train? There’s got to be a way to prevent that.
My horse I’ve had since chapter 2 is still with me in chapter 6. :)
I switched during Chapter 4 from the Ardennes Warhorse (a bonus from the PS4 Pro + RDR2 bundle-- very stable in temperament but a bit on the pokey side) to a Gold Turkoman thanks to the horse glitch I described upthread.
I managed to prevent my horse’s death the second time by commanding it to stay when meeting up with Beau at the train station.
BTW, after the Chapter 6 mission where you get the Carcano rifle, did anyone else find that their Springfield was suddenly gone? I had mine modded and everything. Kinda sucked.
There’s a series on demand on AHC channel called Gunslingers. I didn’t expect much from this channel but the couple I’ve seen so far appear to try to work from historical sources in their recreations, including comments from experts in the subject being covered. It made me want to stop watching and start playing RDR2! If you’re playing RDR2 you might find these interesting.
While I didn’t have the patience for the grin and bear it trophy and the two for skinning and studying every animal I did just get the It’s Art hidden trophy. Required finding and resetting the squirrel statue 6 times.
Quick question, are the Deluxe or Ultimate editions significant in this game? Those are both slightly discounted on the PlayStation store until tomorrow, though the regular game is still full price.
Here’s a good breakdown.
I didn’t think the extra content sounded like it was worth the extra money.
As someone who bought the special edition (though I forget which), it’s probably not worth the money. I know there was some additional gear and one additional mission, but those are both going to be a drop in the bucket compared to the content in the main game. I’m just kind of a sucker for special editions.