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Old 04-20-2013, 11:13 PM   #1
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Second play through or DLC first

I got the game of the year and am about to beat the game. Should start and work on the DLC first or do a 2nd play through first? Please what would be best if I matters at all?
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Old 04-22-2013, 01:48 PM   #2
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I suggest doing the DLC first, then going for a second playthrough. By completing the DLC you can get one or two extra skill points and backpack upgrades (depends on DLC).
Then you can do all DLC again during PT2 and get those DLC rewards again.
The only thing I'm sure you won't be able to do, is killing Crawmerax on PT1.
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Old 04-22-2013, 01:51 PM   #3
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Start up your DLC, pretty sure it'll level you up faster especially if you're aiming to beat Crawmerax.
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Old 04-23-2013, 04:40 AM   #4
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Thanks for the replies but I went ahead and started a2nd play through before reading these about halfway through it. Is there any order I should dlcs in from. Because I'm sure some have weapons and goodies that will help with other dlcs.
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Old 04-29-2013, 12:19 PM   #5
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IIRC enemies in "Secret Armory of General Knoxx" start at level 51 in PT2, so do the quests. The enemies in Moxxi's Underdome scale to your level, but you can do it together with a low level character on a second profile. Then it's not hard, just boring. You just have to do the first quest (5 rounds per Arena) to get the skill point.
I don't remember any particular good weapon drops from Zombie Island, though I did get a few good weapons in the Claptrap DLC.

Best weapon drops come from Crawmerax, but you need to be level 50 or 51 to stand a chance against him. Then again, you can always exploit the glitch or have another player kill him for you. He drops legendaries on a regular basis.
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Old 05-07-2013, 03:21 AM   #6
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Thanks OP! I just came here to ask the same question

I don't have the GOTY but thought I'd try one out before continuing to BL2
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Old 07-10-2013, 02:40 PM   #7
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I did the 2nd playthrough first as I found it easier to fly through the quests and get it out of the way first, as I already knew what was going to happen. I hit all level cheevos including Ding overlevelled by 11 during my 2nd playthrough.

then I started the dlc which is recommended you start around 50ish anyway
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Old 07-20-2013, 10:05 AM   #8
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DLC first. It'll be easier to get achievements and by the end of the 4 of them you should be near max level. I'd recommend playing all 3 cept moxxi, then return for a 2nd playthrough, then maxing out your level before you go on to moxxi, then do it with a second player at low level and slaughter everyone
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