After finishing my very tedious playthrough with Repeaters-only Mordecai, I decided to do something that I thought would be more fun - Roland with shotguns only! I could stand to learn a bit more about shotgun parts, and I’ve never really used them heavily on any character. I did a Rifleman Roland a year or so ago and that was almost stupid easy; this seems a bit more challenging.
I was right, it is more fun. Whereas repeaters were crappy at both short and long range, at least shotguns are good up close! Whereas I spent much of the repeater playthrough hiding while DOT did its thing, this time I am running up in faces and wrecking them.
The beginning of the game was much harder than I thought it would be. Nothing but freaking slow shotguns with lousy accuracy, meaning lots of “out of ammo” and waiting for the 15-minute turret cooldown.
1st chest has a shotgun…all the time, I think? Actually it could be a lot worse.
An inaccurate shotgun to go with my “accurate” barrel1 1st gun…2 shot is nice though!
Dropped from a Rakk. Never before have I exploited the fire -> melee -> fire trick before, but this thing finally forced it on me.
POS fire shotgun is better than no fire shotgun
And a couple decent ones. I have a feeling I’m going to use a lot of Hyperion this playthrough.
Is this an upgrade? I guess so.
There we go!
Never have I waited so long for something to reload…
I used nothing but this one for a while:
More fire…not bad.
Alrighty! Haven’t specced into Defense and Quick Charge yet though, so I may not ever use it.
A couple decent shock shotguns, not that I really need shock for anything:
Managed to get a body5 Blister…I think all the rest of the parts are fixed though. Not bad, and probably will be my Old Haven weapon if I had to guess.
Holy cow…thanks Marcus!
And, the only thing so far that I’ve found and really wanted to use but couldn’t! By this time on repeaters Mordy, I had found a ton of awesome stuff…
So, while the beginning was really rough, this is a lot easier than repeaters. Long range is going to be a no-go always, so gatling and rocket turrets are rough. Not sure if there’s anything I can do about that.
Finished with the Rakk Hive, this one’s going pretty quick!