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Surprise Triple Xp bonuses

On Tuesday February 15th, players who were online were treated to a nice triple xp multiplier bonus. hopefully these bonuses will continue as Rockstar hinted there may be more to come.

H. Roosevelt H. Roosevelt 29 June

Cut Content

Hey everyone,

I'd like to make a brief announcement regarding the recent adjustment that was made in regards to cut content on the site.

As most may know, all information related to cut content in Red Dead titles had previously been added to the "Beta releases" page. However, since that spanned across three titles, we recently decided to create separate articles to contain such for the sake of more practical arrangement, as has been done with other information relevant to specific entries. These of course being Red Dead Revolver Cut Content, Red Dead Redemption Cut Content, and Red Dead Redemption 2 Cut Content, respectively. As such, each page can be accessed through its disambiguation navigation article.

So, any information regarding cut content can be added to these articles to correspond to their respective entry with necessary citations now.

With that stated, carry on and happy editing!

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JackiBackiBoy JackiBackiBoy 19 February 2020

All Good Things Must Come to an End - My Resignation

It's been almost two and a half years since I first joined this wiki, time really flies and with it comes life. I didn't start editing here because I felt forced to do it, no, I always contrivbuted when and if I felt like it. Contributing can at times feel very unappreciated and pointless at times. But looking back at it I do not regret contributing, it has allowed me to get to know people, people I see as friends. Something I am very glad about.

However, life has to come first and under a rather long period my editing has been in an on/off state. This has inevitably resulted in other staff members having to step into my shoes at times and work harder to not let my absence affect the wiki. That being said, the work we do is in essence still volontary work which means that we get very little reward for the work we do.

Many factors have contributed to my absence, the primary one is my personal life where my studies need to come first. This summer I will hopefully take my masters degree an…

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Kitchi Machk Kitchi Machk 22 July 2019

That's The Way It Is — A Resignation

"The many miles we walked
The many things we learned
The building of a shrine
Only just to burn

May the wind be at your back
Good fortune touch your hand
May the cards lay out a straight
All from your command

That's the way it is
That's the way it is"

While it may not come as a huge surprise to anyone, it is with a heavy heart that I hereby announce my resignation. It has been one hell of a ride since I joined this wonderful community late last year which involved plenty of exciting tasks, caring people and interesting opportunities, in short, an experience I'll never forget nor regret. However, like so many before me, my journey has come to an end and it is time to ride into the sunset, at least for the time being.

Last but not least, I want to express my gratitude to the commitment, comradery and the ever-present support from certain individuals of the staff and the community, whose names will remain undisclosed. However, you all know who you are. 

Best regards,

Kitchi Machk

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JamesTheNerdKing JamesTheNerdKing 19 May 2019


After one year and 275 days of dedicating myself to this wiki, I must resign. I've enjoyed my time here and it's certainly taught me some lessons in how to be mature and how to be a better person.

I am not just resigning from this wiki, but from all of Wikia. I want to devote my energy to pursuits in real life. I'd rather have a life and a job than keep this wiki running. The time I've spent on Wikia has certainly taught me a lot, and I won't be forgetting this anytime soon.

Good luck to whoever takes my place here. As the sole administrator, I had to do a lot of work, especially at the start of my tenure as staff due to being the only regularly active staff member. Now that my time here is over, I will be reflecting on my career on this wiki, then I'll quickly move on and ignore it's existence.

Thank you all for putting up with me, and goodbye.

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Kitchi Machk Kitchi Machk 3 January 2019

Raziel Reaper – A Legend of the West

The wild west was a harsh and unforgiving place where gunslingers and outlaws alike went from being actual individuals to become myths and legends – the number of people whom got the opportunity to outlive their legend along with telling their own tale was scarce, and the history of the Red Dead Wiki itself is no different. There has been an unthinkable amount of users on the Wikia throughout the ages, not to mention moderators, owners and staff members in general. However, most of them have ventured to greener pastures for one reason or another.

Someone who gained prominence for, what seems like a lifetime ago, is our beloved administrator Ilan or Raziel Reaper (Raz) as he is more commonly known these days. After having joined the Red Dead Wiki on July 6th, 2011, Raz started contributing to the wiki and eventually, due to the increase in his activity and his general demeanour, managed to nick himself a promotion to become a member of the staff on January 3rd, 2012. He has been working…

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JamesTheNerdKing JamesTheNerdKing 31 December 2018

2018 Hall of Gunslingers and Spawny Awards

Last year, Red Dead Wiki inducted it's first users into it's Hall of Gunslingers, and awarded the first Spawny Award. This year, another three users are being honored, with two inducted into the Hall of Gunslingers and one being the recipient of the Spawny Award. It is my privilege to announce the Hall of Gunslingers Class of 2018 to be none other than JackFrost23 and Hawbz. As for the winner of this year's Spawny Award, the 2018 Recipient of the Spawny Award is User:Blaff 60. We had a strenuous time of looking through the eligible candidates and we decided these three were the best options to receive the wiki's highest honors. With 2018's honorees determined, the task of determining 2019's recipients has begun. Happy new year from the Red Dead Wiki staff. We will see you in 2019.

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JamesTheNerdKing JamesTheNerdKing 26 September 2018

GTA Series Videos: Red Dead Redemption II Pre-Release Videos

Since the announcement of Red Dead Redemption II back in October 2016, GTA Series Videos have posted 17 videos to their channel involving Red Dead Redemption II, most of which analyze trailers and screenshots released by Rockstar Games. With only one month until Red Dead Redemption II is released, i'm putting up most of the videos released so far, listed in chronological order.

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JamesTheNerdKing JamesTheNerdKing 25 June 2018

Red Dead Wiki History Page

The official history page for Red Dead Wiki is up. As of the posting of this announcement, it's still a sort of draft. Overtime, it should be built up with the wiki's history. All registered users can edit it. Anonymous users can't edit the history page.

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JamesTheNerdKing JamesTheNerdKing 4 May 2018

Red Dead Redemption II: Analysis of 3rd Trailer

Rockstar has released the third trailer for the game, and it includes many more new details on the game and characters. We've got an idea for what it'll be like, so let's take a look at it.

We've got more shots of Dutch's gang and other characters in the game. In the opening scene, we see the gang holding up a train. We see Dutch, Bill, Arthur, and other members. However, we can't see the blonde woman or Marston, so maybe they simply don't take part in the robbery. In other scene's, we see the blonde woman stabbing something, and Marston being held at knifepoint. We see federal agents, including a character who seem to be Edgar Ross. We can view another federal agent who could be Ross' mentor. One of the members of Dutch's gang seems to be a Native American, which might end up explaining more about how the new Dutch's gang consists of only Native Americans. A man who looks like Uncle appears with the gang.

The game takes place in 1899. This would be 7 years before the botched robbery in…

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JackiBackiBoy JackiBackiBoy 11 February 2018

Red Dead News Monthly - 1st Edition

Welcome cowboys and cowgirls to the first Monthly News blog on the Wiki (January)! A new edition will come out every month on the first Friday, the purpose of this blog is to every month discuss what news and events have taken place during the previous month. That includes but are not limited to; leaks, official news, speculation, analysis, etc. As part of the upcoming release of Red Dead Redemption II I will mainly focus on Red Dead Redemption II specific content. Mainly leaks and official news. The readers will also be able to join the blog by answering polls and discussing with others in the comments.

This was the main events of January, I'll be back next month and I will try to keep the blog fresh by implementing new additions like polls and speculation. The next blog comes next on Friday, March 2nd. See you then!

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JamesTheNerdKing JamesTheNerdKing 7 February 2018

Red Dead Redemption II: What We Know So Far

With Red Dead Redemption II's delay, we have more time until the game is released after the long wait. Originally announced in October 2016, it was scheduled for Fall 2017, then rescheduled to Spring 2018. Now, we have a release date of October 26, 2018, more than eight months away. In the meantime, let's look at what we already know.

  • 1 The Characters
  • 2 The Location and Environment
  • 3 The Plot
  • 4 New Features
  • 5 Conclusion

We know that we're playing as Arthur Morgan, and that Dutch's gang will play a large part in the game. In trailers and screenshots, we've seen Arthur, Bill, and Dutch. However, we haven't closely seen John, Jack, Javier, or Abigail. We've also seen an unknown woman, who seems to be based off of Bonnie McFarlane. It's likely we'll see more screenshots and learn more information as we approach the release date.

Rockstar hasn't announced a location, but many fans have tried to relate screenshots with the leaked map. We've seen cliffs, plains, rivers, forests, small cities, lakes, and…

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JackiBackiBoy JackiBackiBoy 1 February 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 delayed... again...

Red Dead Redemption 2 has been delayed yet again. As the release of Red Dead Redemption 2 got closer and closer Rockstar dropped a bomb on the community today February 1st 2018. That being yet another delay for the release date, it was scheduled to release this Spring but is now scheduled to release on October 26, 2018. That is almost 1 year later than the first date they had in plan for the game, that being Autumn of 2017.

While it came as a shock to many people, this is in-fact not the first time Rockstar has done this. GTA 5 was originally planned to release 2011, but was later delayed to release in Spring of 2013, however when the date got closer and closer they eventually delayed it to release in September of 2013. So why does this occur with Rockstar titles?

Well, the size and mass of these games are so extremely huge that they have a development team with 1000+ people involved. For the development of GTA 5 for example they had over 1000 people working on the upcoming title and it…

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JamesTheNerdKing JamesTheNerdKing 25 December 2017

Merry Christmas To Red Dead Wiki

It's December twenty fifth, and that means it's Christmas. Merry Christmas to all the users of Red Dead Wiki, including staff, Discussions users, and also people to don't edit. We look forward to 2018, as the release of Red Dead Redemption II will have us working overtime to get this wiki filled to the brim with information on the game. We hope those who don't edit make an account and help inform fans of RDR about the new game upon it's release.

With 2018 closing in, we're looking forward to the release of Red Dead Redemption II. Upon it's release, I'll be hosting a weekly news feature on the wiki, which will include information about the game, the user who's contributed the most for the week, and will also host a poll involving things from the new game. I'll also be restarting the Featured Article feature that's been inactive on the wiki for a long time. The nearest event that will occur will happen on December 31, 2017, as I'll induct the first two users into the Hall Of Gunslingers.…

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JamesTheNerdKing JamesTheNerdKing 11 December 2017

The Hall Of Gunslingers and The Spawny Award

Wikis all across Wikia have some sort of award or honor bestowed upon the best users of their wikis. With my recent undertaking of getting The Red Dead Wiki ready for the surge of activity upon the release of Red Dead Redemption II, I've prepared news articles, advice blogs, and an official Discord server. Now, I am here to discuss two new features of this modernization that I've come up with. These two features are a Hall Of Fame for the wiki, and an award known as The Spawny Award.

To honor distinguished members of the wiki, a Hall Of Fame, known as The Hall Of Gunslingers is to be implemented. Inductions would occur once every year, on December 31, and I intend to start it this year. Due to low activity, I've come up with a two users who should be the first inductees, and I plan on talking with all active staff in order to get approval. All other staff can suggest more names, and after talking about the suggestions, suggestions can be either turned down, or given approval. However, …

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JamesTheNerdKing JamesTheNerdKing 3 December 2017

Magnificent Qualities Administrators Should Possess

Administrators are a group of people who possess power in some shape or size. They may rule over a chat, or perhaps they may rule over a wiki, but they have power in some kind of way. However, if one takes a look at any of the many wikis that have died or became troll infested pits of bubbling, disgusting, revolting trolls, then you'll see not everyone is fit for the role of an Administrator. Using my experience as an Administrator, and my experience of dealing with other Administrators, I am going to discuss a few things that, in my opinion, every Administrator should possess.

  • 1 Admitting Being Wrong
  • 2 Toleration
  • 3 Relaxation
  • 4 Humbleness
  • 5 Closing

Administrators are humans just like everyone else. We make mistakes and we fix those mistakes. Sometimes, our mistakes and faults are pointed out by users. Some Administrators will take this as an insult, which leads to hatred directed toward them. If an Administrator makes a mistake which is caught by a user, they should be thankful and fix the mist…

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JamesTheNerdKing JamesTheNerdKing 5 November 2017

The Official Red Dead Discord Is Now Open

With the new Red Dead game set to be released anywhere from four to six months from now, Red Dead Wiki is preparing for the boost of activity by modernizing. The first step in this process is to open a Discord server for the channel. It will be a good addition to the wiki, and will help to draw users to the wiki. There are a few pros and cons to opening a Discord server.

  • Discord has a number of features that Wikia chats don't have.
  • Bots on Discord can do a number of things.
  • Each user is in a category.
  • Messages can be edited to correct a mistake.

  • There are no time limits to bans.
  • Messages can be deleted but can be viewed by staff after deletion.
  • If a user is kicked, they'll need the invite to get back in.

With that, I encourage the users here to join the server. While change can be a little odd at first, one can become used to it. This change is good for the wiki as a whole, and a wise person once said "Change is only good when it makes things better", so I believe this change is a good change…

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Blaff 60 Blaff 60 17 October 2016

A Note to Editors (Seasoned and the New alike...)

In light of recent events, the new Red Dead game (Red Dead Redemption II) has formally announced and we are excited as much as you are. However, keep the leaks and speculation to yourselves. Also, in regards to the articles, stick to the official information coming from Rockstar Games themselves and to the previews in the future. Please, follow the rules of this wiki and hope you have a good hype time right now.

To summarize:

  • Don't put speculative information or leaks to the articles related to the new Red Dead game!
  • Keep the future articles for RDRII clean and bright! Don't put too much and don't put too less.
  • Stay for incoming information from Rockstar Games and previews from gaming sites.
  • Have fun.

Rockstar Games
Red Dead Redemption II site

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JackFrost23 JackFrost23 30 April 2014

Effects of GameSpy Shutdown on Red Dead Redemption

Rockstar Games has revealed the effect that the upcoming closure of GameSpy servers will have on its library of Xbox 360 and PS3 games.

"We want to give everyone a quick update on the actions we’re taking in light of GameSpy and GLU Mobile’s decision to shut down their backend servers this coming May 31," Rockstar writes on its support page. "While Grand Theft Auto V is unaffected, our teams are currently working to patch specific older titles to keep the transition as smooth as possible and minimize the impact to online-enabled play and your in-game experience.

"The majority of changes will be in the form of Rockstar Games Social Club services, including stat tracking and leaderboards."

Red Dead Redemption / RDR Game of the Year Edition / RDR Undead Nightmare

  • Online multiplayer gameplay: Unaffected
  • Social Club website stat tracking and leaderboards: Removed
  • In-game Social Club services: Removed
  • In-game multiplayer leaderboards: Removed for PlayStation 3 version only

Let's hope that by MP gam…

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2ks4 2ks4 21 May 2013

Memorial Day 3XP + Social Club Event

Rockstar is hosting another six-hour Social Club event covering all of their current games on Saturday May 25 from 12:00 - 18:00 EDT (17:00 - 23:00 BST). Unlike the previous such event where each game was played for about two hours, this time all five games will be played all six hours (in addition to Red Dead Redemption, GTA IV, Max Payne 3, Midnight Club Los Angeles, and Rockstar Table Tennis will be played).

Triple XP will be active Friday through Monday for Red Dead Redemption and Max Payne 3.

Rockstar Newswire posting

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Blaff 60 Blaff 60 22 December 2012

Contribute for Red Dead Revolver

RDR is coming out on the PSN as a classic game. So, let's contribute for the Red Dead Revolver articles! Red Dead Revolver is very bare and thereof, lack of information to supply our fellow readers and editors in this wiki compared to the articles of Red Dead Redemption. I'm not forcing everyone to contribute but at least have a heart to make/supply/cleanup the articles of Red Dead Revolver. Cheers and Merry Christmas to all!

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2ks4 2ks4 19 December 2012

Red Dead Revolver now on PSN

Rockstar Games announced today (link below) that Red Dead Revolver is now available for purchase as a downloadable "PS2 Classic" from the PlayStation Store, along with two other PS2-era Rockstar games (Bully and Midnight Club 3). Each title is $9.99 in the U.S. store. For those outside the U.S., check your local PlayStation Store for pricing.

As a "PS2 Classic", the title will be exactly as it was on the PS2, meaning no graphical improvements, trophy support, etc. This is still a great opportunity for PS3 owners to check out the predecessor to Red Dead Redemption (and to contribute to the wiki along the way, right?).

Rockstar press release

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2ks4 2ks4 15 November 2012

Friday November 16 Social Club Event

On Friday November 16 from 11:00 - 14:00 Eastern Time (11:00 AM - 2:00 PM), Rockstar is hosting a Social Club Multiplayer Event (follow the link for full details). Triple XP will be active throughout the weekend and the event will include both PSN and XBL users.

During the event, Social Club members can enter a drawing to win a Rockstar prize pack (t-shirt, RDR playing cards, and stickers). I was fortunate enough to win a pack in a previous event and have included a couple of photos below to show the contents.

In addition to Social Club events, Rockstar developers also periodically have impromptu one hour sessions that are announced via Twitter and Facebook.

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Golivera Golivera 6 June 2012

Multiplayer event - Red Dead Redemption- ! Julio 27

Finally an event for Red Dead Remption .. ! JULY 27th - 2012 Red Dead Redemption - Game of the Year Multiplayer Event - 4_7PM ET

For all the best as we can connect to Red Dead online, as no events are as followed multiplayer.

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2ks4 2ks4 19 April 2012

Friday April 20 Social Club Event

On Friday April 20 from 16:00 - 19:00 Eastern Time (4:00 PM - 7:00 PM), Rockstar is hosting a Social Club Multiplayer Event. Triple XP will be active throughout the weekend. Although the official event is being held for PS3 only, both platforms get Triple XP.

During the event, Social Club members can enter a drawing to win a pair of custom PS3 controllers or one of twenty prize packs (t-shirt, RDR playing cards, and stickers) - follow the above link for details.

The remaining Social Club events that have been announced for May and June are all for Max Payne 3, since that game is being released next month. In 2011, the majority of Social Club events were for Red Dead Redemption, but the earlier games Grand Theft Auto IV and Midnight Club: Los Angeles also had occasional events. Although nothing has been announced yet, I suspect that in 2012 the majority of events will be for Max Payne 3, while Red Dead Redemption will have an event every couple of months.

In addition to Social Club events, Rocksta…

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2ks4 2ks4 16 April 2012

New "Ammunition Economy" PSA

To promote the upcoming film From the Trailer to the Grave, a public service announcement titled "Ammunition Economy" was released today. The PSA is dedicated to Spawny. I think this is especially appropriate since Spawny loved Undead Overrun and the message of the PSA is very applicable to that game mode as well.

Two quick reminders, then on to the video:

1. If you can spare it, please consider donating to help Spawny's (Brittany's) family at this memorial site. Even if you can't donate much, every little bit helps.

2. The Wyoming Short Film Contest is still ongoing. K. Harrison Sweeney's film Undead Lovers is in the lead right now and we need to help keep it that way. If his film wins, a portion of the prize money will be donated to help Spawny's family. Go to this site, register for an account (quick and easy), and cast your vote. Note that you must actually cast a vote for it to count, just "liking" the film is not enough.

And now, here's the PSA:

(For anyone who reached this page and doe…

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2ks4 2ks4 8 April 2012

R.I.P. Spawny

Update: A donation page has been set up to help the Robinson family with medical and funeral expenses. Please consider donating if you are able.

It is with much sadness that I report the following. This morning Spawny's sister posted to K. Harrison Sweeney's Facebook page that Spawny (real name Brittany Robinson) had passed away this morning.

If you aren't familiar with Spawny, she was a huge Red Dead Redemption fan, a very popular contributor to this wiki, and a genuinely nice and generous person. You get a sense of this instantly from reading any of her blog posts.

Over the past year she befriended K. Harrison Sweeney, the voice of Irish, and with his help was able to conduct interviews with several cast members of Red Dead Redemption, culminating in an interview with Rob Wiethoff, the voice of John Marston. This video she posted to YouTube last November about her first interview shows how much it meant to her:

We'll certainly miss her here.

K. Harrison Sweeney posted the following on the w…

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Spawny0908 Spawny0908 7 April 2012

Help "Undead Lovers" Win!

Hey guys! Spawny0908 here with a bit of news for you. The question I get asked around the wiki the most is how I get my interviews with the various actors from Red Dead. The answer is no secret I'm friends with K Harrison Sweeney who voiced Irish. He tells the actor I wanna talk, gives them my e-mail, I send questions, they answer them, andIi post them for you guys. So all in all Mr. Sweeney helps me a lot. So how about we at the Red Dead Wiki return the favor because without him we wouldn't have these awesome interviews? He has a short entered in the Wyoming Video Contest entitled "Undead Lovers" and it needs some votes so go and vote for it! You'll have to sign up at the site in order to vote but it only takes like 5 minutes. If they win this contest they get a HUGE cash reward of $25,000 for their movie "From the Trailer to the Grave". Thats a big way of saying thanks for the interviews and who knows maybe we'll get some more interviews! So sign up and vote if not just to help the …

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Spawny0908 Spawny0908 6 February 2012

Spawny0908 interviews Rob Wiethoff voice of John Marston!!

Hey guys! I have an extra special interview here for you today! With help from K Harrison Sweeney I snagged an interview with the biggest badass who ever hit the west! You know him and love him so now it's time to get to know him! Ladies and Gentlemen time to meet Rob Wiethoff voice of the one and only John Marston! So yet again grab a drink and get to know Rob Wiethoff!!

*Begin Interview*

1) Are you yourself a gamer? If so what's your favorite video game?

I have been asked this question several times and I hate to say it, but I am not a gamer. I know that probably doesn't go over well with many readers of this interview, but it's the honest truth.

I used to love to play Nintendo back in the day, but I haven't been into anything to do with gaming since. I do have Red Dead Redemption and Undead Nightmare and I have played them quite a bit. I haven't played any other games, though. I'm afraid to get any other games because, knowing myself, I'd probably end up getting all the games and never…

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Spawny0908 Spawny0908 16 January 2012

Spawny0908 interviews Steve J. Palmer voice of Bill Williamson!!!

Hey guys! I might be in the hospital ATM but that doesn't mean I haven't been thinking of ya! In fact I have a great treat for you! Who's ready for another interview?! With help from K Harrison Sweeney I snagged an interview with the man who brought fear to New Austin! Bill Williamson himself Steve J. Palmer! So again grab a drink (have one for me too since there's no alcohol in the hospital) and get to know the man who played one of the meanest men in the west!

*Begin Interview*

Brittany) Are you yourself a gamer? If so what's your favorite video game?

Steve) *Whew*...Sadly, yup. I've had to cut back entering our 2012 New Year due to upcoming acting/writing projects, but last month over the Christmas Holiday, I punched the buttons off my PS3 controller with Saints Row: The Third. Fun game, GREAT soundtrack. I made my character look like an uber-busty version of Marvel's She-Hulk with a Russian accent. Yule tide fun. *Ha*

My favorite game? Tough one. I obviously had a blast with Red Dead,…

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Spawny0908 Spawny0908 10 December 2011

Character Disscusion: John and the Honor Meter

Okay people. Everyone here knows that I love this game, so much that it's an obsession. But one thing has always bothered me about it and that is the honor meter. Why? Because I don't think it fits, John being a bad guy. Allow me to explain. When it comes to John's personality (and not the player's influence) we have to use how he acts in cutscenes to gauge how he really is and to tell you the truth I don't feel he's like that. It's only when the player gets the reins and makes him do bad things that his honor goes down and change his personality, but this change doesn't effect how he is in cutscenes. So he's saving people one minute then killing people the next. It doesn't fit to me. Now I've thought long and hard on how to make this duel personality make sense to me but I can't. So I ask you guys do any of you "get it"? Can you help me understand how someone can be a cutthroat bastard and a nice guy at the same time? Because I don't get it.

PS: Yes I did a "bad" playthrough and I can…

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Spawny0908 Spawny0908 7 December 2011

A Red Dead Redemption Book? (an idea don't get excited)

Hey guys. I've noticed that ever since the release of the GOTY version of Red Dead Redemption that Wiki activity has slowed down, and that we are sad that the game that this wiki covers has been given the GOTY nail in the coffin. Obviously Rockstar is done with the IP (for now) and I know that I'm not the only one who feels that there are some loose ends in the story that could be tied up. Well I was looking through the books I have on my kindle and noticed that some of them are prequels to popular video games, and it got me thinking. Maybe Rockstar doesn't want to do something as involving as another huge DLC. It takes time, money, and equipment that they want to put towards other projects. But what about a prequel BOOK? Mass Effect: Revelation was pretty damn good and I'm starting Dead Space: Martyr and it's pretty good as well. Get a writer who knows the story of Red Dead inside and out and just write a book. Shit I'd read it! What do you guys think?

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2ks4 2ks4 16 November 2011

PSN full game downloads of RDR and UN now available

Rockstar Games and Sony announced today that both Red Dead Redemption and Undead Nightmare are now available as full game downloads from the PlayStation Store. The titles are available separately or as a discounted bundle. Currently all Red Dead Redemption content is 30% - 50% off.

2ks4 (talk) 03:20, November 16, 2011 (UTC)

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Spawny0908 Spawny0908 10 November 2011

Spawny0908 interviews K Harrison Sweeney voice of Irish!

Hey guys! A few weeks ago I got the shock of a lifetime when I found out that K Harrison Sweeney not only read but commented on one of my blog posts. After I found out we talked for a while and I asked him if I could ask him some questions. He graciously said yes (imagine my surprise and excitement) and here it is! So grab a drink and get to know the VERY cool and VERY funny K Harrison Sweeney!

*Interview Follows*


Here you go. Sorry it took so long.

It's my pleasure to interact with the fans. We had no idea RDR would be this big.

1. Why wasn't Irish in Undead Nightmare?

Mr. Irish's BAC is so high that he's impervious to the Zombie curse, which would have made everybody want to play as him instead of Marston. But that damn Rob Wiethoff sandbagged me in a fit of a professional jealousy rage over this, and RockStar sided with him.

Actually, I had booked another gig while RockStar was shooting "Undead Nightmare." Believe me, I would have loved to have been in that game. For a man of th…

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Spawny0908 Spawny0908 15 October 2011

WTF?! Some of Red Dead's Cast are Making a Zombie Movie?! (Part 2)

Okay guys I'm here to update you on the status of K Harrison Sweeney's donation pages. The second site didn't make the goal but he has started another page! So give what you can we can make the goal if we Red Dead nuts try! The goal this time is $1,000. We can do it!

New New Donation page

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2ks4 2ks4 15 October 2011

Triple XP all weekend

Rockstar announced that Triple XP will be in effect for Red Dead Redemption multiplayer all weekend long (October 14 - October 16).

2ks4 (talk) 03:26, October 15, 2011 (UTC)

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Spawny0908 Spawny0908 6 October 2011

PC Players Don't Expect RDR on Your Platform Anytime Soon

In a recent Q & A Rockstar answered the biggest burning question for PC gamers: will RDR be coming out for PC? Well their answer isn't the one you guys were hoping for: "We hope that with the announcement that L.A. Noire is coming to PC this fall, and the knowledge that our next big game Max Payne 3 will have a PC release (plus that we've released both Grand Theft Auto IV and the Episodes from Liberty City for PC), we can finally put to rest any misconceptions that we've ‘abandoned the PC platform'.

We do know that, yes, there is just one title absent from our PC release plans – that game of course being Red Dead Redemption, and of course we're well aware that some fans have been asking for it. All we can say is that whenever it is viable (technically, developmentally and business-wise) for us to release a game for PC (or any other particular platform) – we will and we usually do; unfortunately, that is just not the case 100% of the time for all platforms. To PC gamers, we hope that b…

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Spawny0908 Spawny0908 29 September 2011

Redemption Blues

Was on the when I noticed their weekly song writing "show" (I think that's what Miricale of Sound is. I usually go there for Zero Punctuation) was about our favorite game. I played the video and I must say they did a good job! It's good enough to be apart of the soundtrack IMHO. What do you guys think? Click here to check it out!

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2ks4 2ks4 24 September 2011

Myths and Mavericks Hardcore update

Today Rockstar announced that they have modified the playlists for Myths and Mavericks to add a hardcore option. Previously, all of the Myths and Mavericks playlists were normal mode only. Unfortunately, due to a limitation on the total number of playlists that can exist, a couple of compromises had to be made to add hardcore to the existing maxed-out list, as noted in the details below.

Old playlists:

  • Myths and Mavericks FFA Games
  • Myths and Mavericks Gang Matches
  • Myths and Mavericks Stronghold

New playlists:

  • Myths and Mavericks FFA Games
    • All FFA Games - will alternate between normal and hardcore on a weekly basis.
  • Myths and Mavericks Team Games
    • All Gang matches plus Stronghold mixed into the same playlist. Normal mode.
  • Myths and Mavericks Hardcore Team games
    • All Gang matches plus Stronghold mixed into the same playlist. Hardcore mode.
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Spawny0908 Spawny0908 13 September 2011

Red Dead Redemption GOTY Edition Coming in October

In a move surprising no one Rockstar has announced that the Red Dead Redemption Game Of The Year Edition will be coming out on October 11th:

"For those that still have yet to experience it, or anybody that's looking for the definitive, complete Red Dead Redemption experience all in one package, we're proud to announce that the Red Dead Redemption: Game of the Year Edition will be available at retail stores in North America for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on October 11th.Red Dead Redemption: Game of the Year Edition will include the full, original Red Dead Redemption game plus all free and paid downloadable content packs released to date, including the wildly popular Undead Nightmare single and multiplayer offerings, as well as all DLC originally released as pre-order content. This comprehensive package features:

The original full Red Dead Redemption game - winner of over 160 Game of the Year honors - with a brand-new Hardcore single-player difficulty option.

Undead Nightmare: The one-of-…

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Blaff 60 Blaff 60 8 September 2011

Red Dead Record: 1847 going to appear in PS Vita?

As I was reading in the "Genesis" thread in GTAForum, getting info about GTA V, I stumbled on something, there was a link with all the "TBA" games in Vita leaked. As I scroll down...I saw T2's list of Vita games and saw GTA and Red Dead Record: 1847.

Red Dead Record: 1847? As far as I know, maybe it takes place in the year of 1847 or a prequel for Redemption (as people speculated). Well, here is the link:

Leaked Vita Games

or pic:

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Spawny0908 Spawny0908 2 September 2011

WTF?! Some of Red Dead's Cast are Making a Zombie Movie?!

No it's not a joke. I just woke up, and I'm looking at Kotaku and an article caught my eye: "Red Dead Redemption Cast Members Reunite For a Live-Action Horror Movie". "Oh, ok" I said then rolled over sleeply...then I veered around again and let out a huge "WHAT?!?!?!". It turns out it is called From the Trailer to the Grave, and is directed by K. Harrison Sweeney (the voice of Irish). And it stars a bunch of other Red Dead Alum including: Steve J. Palmer and Brad Carter (Bill Williamson and Deputy Jonah respectively). And it also stars Rob Wiethoff, John Marston in the flesh. Now ever since the game came out I've been looking for him so this might be my chance. The movie is in production and has a teaser page for donations. You guys may want to donate if you have it. Why? I'll quote Kotaku for this one: "Because if you donate $100 or more you can get a personalised Red Dead Redemption answering machine message, that's why." I guess Rockstar bit them with the zombie bug and they want m…

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Madscy Madscy 11 August 2011

By popular demand, earn triple XP all weekend long in Red Dead Redemption and Undead Nightmare (Aug 12th - 14th)

You asked for more Triple XP and so we shall oblige... By popular demand, this coming weekend, every Red Dead Redemption and Undead Nightmare multiplayer mode will yield you XP times three. It all begins tomorrow, Friday morning August 12th around 12:01AM Eastern (4:01am GMT) and doesn't end until Monday morning August 15th.

From Rockstars Facebook page.

triple XP all weekend long. It dont say if its for PS3 or XBOX but im assuming its for both, Have fun!

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Spawny0908 Spawny0908 27 July 2011

UPDATE!!!!: The Free DLC pack is coming in.....

September! The new pack is called The Myths and Mavericks pack and it will be released in September:

"As previously announced, we've got a special and completely free bonus pack of Red Dead Redemption DLC coming as a show of appreciation for the awesome long-term support for the game's multiplayer modes since its release in 2010.
Today we can confirm the title for you: the Myths and Mavericks Bonus Pack will feature new fan-favorite multiplayer characters by popular demand (including a certain grizzled ol' gunslinger as pictured above) as well as new multiplayer locations for players of Deathmatch, Grab the Bag, Gang matches and other popular online modes to get busy in.
We expect the pack to be finished and available for download on Xbox LIVE and PlayStation Network in September.
Oh, also, yes – for those who are asking about a return to the original Undead Overrun multiplayer mode settings – we are planning to release a title update in the lead up to the new free DLC pack which will ad…

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PipGirl101 PipGirl101 30 June 2011

4th of July Weekend Quadruple XP!

Rockstar stated on their facebook update that there will be Quadruple XP starting at 12:01 AM Friday June 1st. Here is what was said.

"In honor of America's birthday and in keeping with its celebratory traditions of spectacle and excess, we're unleashing the first instance of Red Dead Redemption 4XP for multiplayers all around the world on both PS3 and Xbox 360 this July 4th Weekend. Beginning by 12:01AM Eastern this Friday July 1st and running until 11:59 PM Eastern on Monday July 4th, all online multiplayer modes including Free Roam and Undead Overrun in Undead Nightmare will earn you quadruple the experience points during this extended holiday weekend"

I have an Xbox account so I hope to see some of y'all!

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2ks4 2ks4 25 June 2011

Undead Nightmare 100% Tracker Added

During the chat for the Social Club PS3 event tonight, Rockstar mentioned that a new 100% Tracker for Undead Nightmare had been added to the Social Club web site to allow users to track their progress towards achieving 100% completion in the game. Previously a 100% Tracker only existed for the original game. A free Social Club account, tied to the user's PSN or Xbox LIVE account, is required to use the tracker.

2ks4 06:28, June 25, 2011 (UTC)

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2ks4 2ks4 24 June 2011

Social Club Event Calendar Posted for July - September

Today Rockstar posted the Social Club event calendar for the coming three months: Event Calendar Announcement.

After tomorrow's (June 24) PS3 event, another PS3 event will be held on July 22. The next Red Dead Redemption session for Xbox LIVE follows shortly thereafter on Thursday August 4. Rockstar has been applying Triple XP for both platforms during these sessions. Each platform has a second session scheduled for later in August/September and a couple GTA IV sessions are mixed in for those who play that game as well.

For more details on the Social Club events, including a timezone converter for those outside the U.S., check out my Calendar of RDR Events and News.

2ks4 05:07, June 24, 2011 (UTC)

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JackFrost23 JackFrost23 23 June 2011

Triple XP Friday, June 24, 2011 4PM Eastern

I found this blurb on R*'s message boards:

"Any time Triple XP is active it will always be turned on for both consoles, look for it to be on tomorrow Friday June 24th beginning at 4PM Eastern (New York) time."

Now if they just need to give us info on that upcoming DLC, dammit!

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Spawny0908 Spawny0908 6 June 2011

Rockstar Announces Fan Appreciation Red Dead DLC (and it's FREE!!!)

Today Rockstar announced on their Twitter and Facebook that new fan appreciation DLC for Red Dead Redemption will be released soon...and that it'll be 100% FREE!!! Here's what was said on the website:

" We just wanted to let all our Red Dead fans and especially multiplayers out there know that we have some fantastic and entirely FREE DLC coming your way as a show of appreciation for your amazing support since the game’s release last year - including new fan-favorite playable multiplayer characters by popular demand as well as something for all players of Deathmatch, Grab the Bag, Gang matches and other online modes. Stay tuned and we'll have more details for you soon."

Sounds interesting huh? So what do you think it'll be? It said "popular demand" so do you think we'll get that zombie free roam we all want?!?! Or will they fix Undead Overrun's sudden death mode (don't know what I'm talking about? Go here:New Update Changes Undead Overrun). I hope it's both! I still would like a new sing…

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2ks4 2ks4 6 June 2011

Fan Appreciation DLC Announcement

Rockstar announced today that they will be releasing some new multiplayer-focused "fan appreciation" DLC. Details are forthcoming, but Rockstar hinted that the DLC will include "new fan-favorite playable multiplayer characters by popular demand as well as something for all players of Deathmatch, Grab the Bag, Gang matches and other online modes."

2ks4 19:06, June 6, 2011 (UTC)

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2ks4 2ks4 8 April 2011

DLC of original pre-order items available April 12

Rockstar posted a news item today that three game items originally only available with pre-orders of Red Dead Redemption will become available for download via PSN and XBL on April 12, 2011, priced at $0.99 each (or 80 Microsoft Points). Items include the Deadly Assassin Outfit, Golden Guns Weapon Pack, and War Horse. See the linked news item for more details.

2ks4 19:13, April 8, 2011 (UTC)

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