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Red Dead Redemption
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Andrew Mills
First Published: 23-07-2012 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 12-06-2020 / 06:10 GMT
Version: 1.0 (????) 10-07-2020 / 22:33 GMT

Warp back to Chuparosa and visit Landon in his favourite cafe for a few games of poker. Keep an eye on the screen for the controls if you've never played poker before; otherwise remember than LT/L2 and RT/R2 allow you to view your cards and 'the flop' respectively.

Whilst betting small seems a cautious way to go, betting with larger amounts can force the AI to 'fold' their hands early on, giving you the two required wins much more easily.

Winning will cause your opponents to call you out for a duel! Duelling isn't too difficult (especially if you've already tried this anytime before now in towns such as Armadillo). The main things to remember is to use the right stick to get your hand closer to your gun and then wait for a second or two before drawing your pistol.

You'll automatically enter Dead Eye mode, so use the time to line up a couple of chest shots and - ideally - a headshot as well. Press fire and watch your opponent drop to the ground. Another opponent steps up to the plate, but this time he's holding a hostage close.

Switch to your Dead Eye again and get a single pistol shot lined up with his head and fire a single bullet into his face. He'll crumple to the ground and the hostage will remain unhurt. Now a bunch of Muller's men will come after you, so take some cover behind any nearby walls.

Use your rifles and/or pistols to dispatch them as quickly and as safely as you can. Don't be afraid to keep your head low if you need to recharge your health!

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Rockstar Games
  • Platforms
    PS3, 360
  • Genre
    Action-adventure, Sandbox
  • Guide Release
    23 July 2012
  • Last Updated
    12 June 2020
  • Guide Author
    Andrew Mills

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Red Dead Redemption is a Western epic, set at the turn of the 20th century when the lawless and chaotic badlands began to give way to the expanding reach of government and the spread of the Industrial Age. A follow up to the 2004 hit Red Dead Revolver, this game tells the story of former outlaw John Marston, taking players on a great adventure across the American frontier.

Inside the guide:

  • Complete guide to every mission in the storyline.
  • A complete breakdown of what you need to do to earn that coveted 100% completion rate.
  • All of the cheats.
  • Essential multiplayer tips and advice.
  • Mini-Game Strategies and more.

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