In my opinion I think that RDR2 and GTA6 will be marginally different in terms of their actual direction so I think it's unfair to compare them unless you're going solely off the basis that they're open world games but it's inevitable that people will discuss if one is better than the other so whatever. I mean don’t get me wrong, RDR2 is more detail and more violent but sometimes I feel like there is no … Saloon brawls dont give you wanted level29. Its more of a nostalgia thing at that point in my opinion. Partly because the voice actress and partly because how they wrote her character. RDR2 is an amazingly well made game I just lost Interest doing things in it whereas rdr1 I beat fully and still played that game for months on end. Member. plus the entire opening sequence of rdr makes no sense to me. Other than story, RDR2 wins in everything else of course. But now on my third playthrough there are clear slow downs and chapters that feel completely unnecessary and take away from the story (Like when u go to that island - forget the name lol). RDR2 improves in technical factors such as graphics, but it misses subjects that made RDR1 great. I just bought rdr1 game of the year edition from ebay for like 10 bucks after pulling my old ps3 out of storage. Still deciding, though I said RDR2 on the poll. Almost cry . I just bought rdr1 game of the year edition from ebay for like 10 bucks after pulling my old ps3 out of storage. yeah thats the vibe i get. User Info: lazygurl. Banned. If you're going to … Both games have pros and cons when it comes to story in my opinion, but the first game's is more touching. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Still 10/10 for me though. But it is quite flat not very deep. Your ResetEra Games of the Decade Awards (2010-2019) results are now live! Aside from the fact that RDR2 is objectively better in different aspects like gameplay, graphics, controls, customisations etc, what are your guys thoughts subjectively? There's a certain magic to it that I honestly can't explain. User Info: DRzCalderon. IMO dialogues in RDR1 are more meaningful. The comparison is mind blowing. DRzCalderon 2 years ago #1. Cutter De Blanc 15,070 Posted January 8, 2019. May 22, 2018 2,630 5,848 480. RDR1 seemed to have much more "just go have some fun" moments in it than 2 does. Member. Press J to jump to the feed. Dead bodies don't take the same boring pose so you can loot them more easily.30. The only thing better in RDR2 is the tech and story, that's about it. This differs for me in rdr1 where I just felt that every mission was either giving u a real insight into John's past that we didnt really know at the time, building a relationship with another interesting and unique character etc. Well, I don’t know that I agree that 1 is better, but yeah, I agree with you that Arthur is a plot device to tell the story of the gang’s downfall and John’s escape, setting up the first game. 1 Link to post Share on other sites. I liked the ambience better in the first game. Everything will be fire. Its fantastic. Cutter De Blanc 15,070 Posted January 8, 2019. Narrative and map is a clearer win for RDR to me but the protagonist is a closer call in my eyes, though I think Marston edges it in my mind. rockabilly_man 2 years ago #2. Especially in the context of time period it was released, RDR2 felt really underwhelming and dated in its game design. Some things like the pacing and speed of the gameplay can even be considered better than RDR2 by some. Faster horses24. Nostalgia, RDR1 is great for its time. seems like they love … RDR1 has far better gameplay, mission design and player agency. User Info: lazygurl. You're more invested in RDR1 because its been apart of your life for 10 years whereas RDR2 hasn't even been a year. EVERY single one35. Bought a used playstation 3 solely to enjoy rdr after rdr2. I agree 100%. Getting Drunk is insanely fun28. Want To Become A Member Of The TagBackTV Community? And im not really sure what u mean by 'Arthur is an open world". Aside from that I just feel that focusing on John alone made for a much more interesting story. Chapter 1 is analogous to bonnies farm in rdr1 in the way that it feels like a tutorial. RDR1's Physics in gunplay is better than RDR2. Yeah, i agree. Cutter De Blanc. RDR1's Physics in gunplay is better than RDR2. I'm leaning towards RDR2 on a technical level, plus I like the whole gang aspect of it. Top 10 Reasons Red Dead Redemption 1 was better than Red Dead Redemption 2! United We Stand; Together, We Fall; Members; Joined: 10/25/2007; 556 Share; Posted March 25, 2019 (edited) RDR1 for me. Red Dead 1 feels far less dated than RDR2 imo. If I was to point out things that make RDR2 better for me specifically, it would be: - Huge and more diverse map. It felt to me like it was more of a game rather than a whole experience, Rdr1 is more arcadey, rdr2 is more realistic, which one is better depends on personal opinion. I think both stories are equally good but the ending in the first game made me cry. Apr 20, 2020 #61 RDR2 has its issues, particularly with the mission design, but it doesn't actively insult your intelligence like Death Stranding's story and terrible dialogue do. Sub Boss. No shaking reticule in free aim, which allows you to be more precise in Free Aim mode. Something about John's story is just way more interesting for me than Arthurs. Something rdr 1 did not have too much problem with cos 2/3 of the map was a desert but this was a result of the map size. RDR1 Music . Member. Not so much. Dever. Jan 8, 2012 1,166 1,574 810 Canada. OrfeasD 57 minutes ago #44. I never played RDR1 either, but I liked the story (RDR2) better than Death Stranding. RDR2 is literally on-rail in terms of its mission design, the gameplay loop is bland and the control is garbage. they have more impact. (edited 1 hour ago) User Info: OrfeasD. RJX74 556 Posted March 25, 2019. Pacing in RDR2 is way better. I think rdr1 had characters that were just as well written, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the reddeadredemption community. John had his family at stake so he couldnt exactly be going around having fun moments with Lenny. I couldn't believe how archaic RDR2 felt in comparison. I mean I didnt even realise Saadie was the girl u saved at the beginning because if u forget her name at the start she ends up as a completely different character. take me somewhere nice. I have to assume that once RDR2 Online launches that this area will start to become more populated. RDR1 vs RDR2: Better story? > Ok, guys, by facts, I DO NOT mean Metacritic scores. RDR2 is so tedious and often boring to play that it is a huge letdown. Congratulations to all the winners! Sign In . User Info: Pulp. By todays standard RDR2 is definitely the better game from a technical and gameplay perspective. DukeBobby. The entire game takes place in the east excluding the odd times you visit blackwater. A subreddit for Rockstar's critically acclaimed open-world Western game Red Dead Redemption, its prequel Red Dead Redemption 2, and its online multiplayer Red Dead Online. Also, the story in RDR2 really just pushes you to stay in the story and not go off and play. Ash_735 17,033 Posted November 24, 2018. The ten-year time jump backward from RDR1 to RDR2 introduces us to a very young Jack, who’s only a child being raised by the Van der Linde Gang at the time. Imo RDR2 is just so realistic that it can be boring at times. 23. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. … In the first game I cared for Bonnie way more than Abigail. Would've been nice for John to talk more about the men and women he called family for years. As for the graphics, gameplay, etc... Of course they're all improvements, it was created almost 10 years ago haha. Rdr2 does a lot of things better. Could have just been the headspace I was in at the time but RDR was such a cozy experience for me and by the end of RDR2 I was kinda just going through the motions to finish it. I think we both went into RDR2 expecting RDR1, but better. 9 Link to post Share on other sites. So I’m just going to use my general knowledge about those. Revolvers do appropriate damage26. I had recently played rdr2's story and started it again recently, and already feel that something is missing. Great looking game but the game play is very shallow for something so detailed. Apr 20, 2020 #30 You can play and fully appreciate RDR2 without having played the first one with no issues at all. You set up a camp but really aren't that far away from the last camp which weirdly makes the game feel more like a game? Hated playing as him before but knowing what he's through and the life he lived and the people that did their best to give him a good life. I'm just sad that RDR2's events aren't brought up because of the obvious fact that it didn't exist yet. Loved RDR but RDR2 is better in every aspect. Koles. Still a beautiful game that I struggle to articulate any … Dead eye is easier to use32. RDR2's a much bigger one than RDR1, even if you include Undead Nightmare as well, so there's that... for me it's: RDR1+UN (combined) > RDR2 > RDR1 > UN tbh, every R* game had a great soundtrack in its own right, pretty much because they know how the capture the vibe of the setting, rather than include popular hits.. 2 I agree with UN being the weakest of the link in the grand scale, however … Oct 25, 2017 3,741. Oct 25, 2017 9,143. I love height in maps and being up in the mountains or being at the bottom of a mountain and looking up is impressive. Deleted member 10847 User requested account closure. Fist fights don't kill you but can knock you out27. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Taken as a whole, the games are John’s story. The scores from RDR1 are arguably even better than RDR2's. RJX74 . Oct 27, 2017 1,343. IMO rdr2 is a much more layered and multidimensional game than rdr1 and although my addictive/compulsiveness is fighting how much more of an odyssey it is to get through this, i am savoring it. i7 4790k@4.6GHz | EVGA 1080 FTW | 16GB RAM | 1440p@144hz - GLORIOUS PC MASTER RACE! "Can GTA6 be better than RDR2" The answer should obviously be yes. When I booted up rdr1, despite the clunky controls and the obviously terrible graphics for this day in age, I couldnt help but feel 'back at home' whereas in RDR2 i didnt have the same feeling of being completely invested in the world. I didn't have any such issue with any of the songs in RDR2 - though I like some better than others, I really like them all. Member. More activities, such as horseshoes, nightwatch or Liar's Dice. Those differences include (not an exhaustive list, and in no particular order):-The Pacific Union RR Camp does not exist Had each state be the size of lets say gta 5 San Andreas maybe there would have been some room for smoother landscape transitions. From dusty desert to lush green meadows and snow. Oct 25, 2017 3,741. my subreddits. OrfeasD 57 minutes ago #44. It’s unfortunate that Rockstar could not replicate the same Euphoria engine they had in RDR1 for RDR2. Though I guess it worked well enough for RDR1’s online component. I really can’t get over how fantastic this game is. I would say go with that, it really is a landmark … Spoiler: RDR2 Endgame/epilogue. I just feel that there were a lot of times in rdr2 where the game slows down to a crawl and missions feel kinda boring. I personally think it has to do with the camps. For the most part, Arthur's reactions to and interactions with NPCs are just better than John's. It's more immersive and allows a lot of well-written, round characters. We know how New Austin is supposed to look/be in 1911 (thanks, RDR1), and one would think that 4 short years earlier would not see so many differences. The Red Dead Redemption One Sound Files mod enables you to pipe in the soundtrack from RDR1. Less annoying witness system, overall it's better in RDR2, but I don't remember being wanted in RDR1 for "breaking the peace" or "unarmed assault" which is kinda annoying as it makes messing around in towns less fun. Every RDR1 npc has a name. I had more fun with rdr1 though. User Info: rockabilly_man. Apr 20, 2020 #61 RDR2 has its issues, particularly with the mission design, but it doesn't actively insult your intelligence like Death Stranding's story and terrible dialogue do. I think you must have started the journey with rdr to fully appreciate it. But I've always thought John was the better protagonist. Oct 25, 2017 6,544. Doesn't have mix and match customisation, but has a fun unlocking mechanic and outfits actually give bonuses while overall looking better than what you could mix and match in RDR2. if i did buy it, i probably wouldnt play beyond chapter 3, just ride around and enjoy the open world for 20 hours and sell the game lol. When I played through the game for the first time (rdr2) I loved every second of it. Rdr2 does a lot of things better. I actually think they did better with the world building of RDR1 and the story doesn't feel nearly as rushed. I loved the game, but upon multiple play throughs I've seen that it has a lot of pit falls in terms of interesting content. The landscape in RDR1 really seems to flow together nicely whereas in RDR2 there are fairly drastic changes in landscape in certain places. Other studios take note and spend a little longer on your games and you might get a little bit closer to that! I ended Arthur's story with high honor. Yeah in RDR2 the story isn't centered all around the protagonist. General; Members; Joined: 11/15/2005; 17,033 Share; Posted November 24, 2018. Apr 20, 2020 #62 DukeBobby said: RDR2 has its … The guns are just better. Jul 23, 2020 #3 Nah. RJX74 556 Posted March 25, 2019. ElephantShell 10,000,000. Kaunik. I was pretty emotionally affected, but if by ‘emotional' you mean ‘did you cry' then the answer is no. Naturally, they have to leave him a bit ambiguous so the story works with whatever you choose. Rdr1 the guns just feel like they hit harder and are insanely satisfying. Much better On-line mode that didn't DownGrade story and had microtransactions. There's some characters who are introduced into RDR2 as minor characters but they are major characters in RDR1, and so following their story in RDR2 is interesting because you know where they end up for RDR1. Cutter De Blanc. Sign In Existing user? Windu. RDR1 having much better gunplay, important features like infinite bounty missions, NPC's reacting rude or kindly at Marston or getting different random events depending of his honor and other cool stuff like cheating at poker, drunk ragdoll physics or shove animations made RDR1 for me more fun than RDR2. Hearts of Stone on its own is better than RDR2 and W3's main plot combined and Blood and Wine isn't far behind. Lasso freedom. Like RDR2 provides the motivation for the events of RDR1, and so it lets you reflect and appreciate RDR1 more when you think back on it. Great looking game but the game play is very shallow for something so detailed. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. Yeah, in no way am I saying Arthur is a bad character. I did not cry when Arthur died. On the whole I'd say RDR is better than RDR2. RDR2 does this just right. Call me crazy, but I personally think 1 has a better story than 2, even though the latter has way more character developments, lore, and details. I think both stories are equally good but the ending in the first game made me cry. I feel like some missions are just thrown in there to lengthen the game. Because I know I did, and I can say with certainty it's a better game than the first Redemption. The game should have been a lot better than it was, and it's a shame. Oct 27, 2017 20,399. I would say that subjectively, read dead redemption 1 is easier to play for long periods of time because it doesn't have some of the tedious bits like eating, hunting, feeding your horse, etc. Hearts of Stone on its own is better than RDR2 and W3's main plot combined and Blood and Wine isn't far behind. Banned. I never played RDR1 either, but I liked the story (RDR2) better than Death Stranding. A lot of the smaller side narratives in W3 also have better story telling than RDR2 but on a much smaller scale. Oct 25, 2017 54,190. Aside from maybe the herding missions early on, rdr1 for me just has way more enjoyable missions (the bonnie hanging??!!?). Mafia 1 was real mature sandbox/linear crime drama set in city. … Is technically the better game far more things to do. I think it might be nostalgia but I liked the story of RDR1 more aswell. still, rdr has some great one-liners. yeah thats the vibe i get. Dever. Oct 25, 2017 9,143. saying that's what they expected. In RDR2 everything feels more close together for some reason. I've been playing it … 1 Link to post Share on other sites . I feel RDR2 just strengthens John's redemption story that much more. I say that as someone who only played the original for the first time ~8 months before the sequel released. I also have a new appreciation for Jack. Some things like the pacing and speed of the gameplay can even be considered better than RDR2 by some. Not complaining. Red dead Redemption was a good game and still largely holds up. I mean, looking at rdr2 from the perspective of a third playthrough, I am starting to see Arthur as a plot device to tell the story of the gang and its members, as opposed to telling a story about Arthur himself. Originally Answered: Is there anything in Red Dead Redemption that is still better than its sequel? - Elaboration of … Ive always thought this about rdr 2 map. So, no, not pulling s*** out of my "butt," as you suspect. DukeBobby. Apr 20, 2020 #29 Red Dead. saying that's what they expected. Dont get me wrong, Im not one of those guys who "couldnt play red dead 2 because its too slow". 1 Link to post Share on other sites. But this is coming from someone who played RDR1 first and was pretty invested in John from the start of the second game. lazygurl 2 years ago #1. Edited January 8, 2019 by Nutduster. Click Here! Personally, I disliked Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk is already outstaying its welcome. with Rockstar Games, i just dont care about the story. I love Arthur and all, he's great, but hes missing something, Story wise in my opinion rdr1 has a better story than rdr2. User Info: Sens-Hangar_18. But if you liked RDR2 Kingdom Come Deliverance is a gem you might be into. I didn't have any such issue with any of the songs in RDR2 - though I like some better than others, I really like them all. A subreddit for Rockstar's critically acclaimed open-world Western game Red Dead Redemption, its prequel Red Dead Redemption 2, and its online multiplayer Red Dead Online. Avenger. 90% of rdr2 players play with fully malnourished arthur/john34. Top 10 Reasons Red Dead Redemption 1 was better than Red Dead Redemption 2! In fact, it kind of makes RDR1 seem better, because it gives emotional grounding for the stuff that happens in RDR1. Apr 20, 2020 #29 Red Dead. Cheat Activated; Members; Joined: 11/13/2011; 15,070 Share ; Posted January 8, 2019 (edited) 3 hours ago, coach_wargo said: All of the … Reshade . one of my favorite comments that reyes says to john while riding to a mission is: american is a land of immigrants that hates foreigners. played rdr2 before i did rdr1. This question is also kinda … NPC behaviour, take a look at shopkeepers and what they do at night in RDR2 or just during the day in general; always stay in the store whereas in RDR1 they actually go outside. I stayed for the story and I liked the epilogue as a whole but it wasn’t better than the main game for me. Random Encounters, they are infinite, unlike the second game where they just stop. It's got all the variety in a map to keep me entertained. Only applies to patched RDR2 game: Proper EndGame/Epilogue, no visual DownGrades and missing textures. I thinks thats why I enjoyed the epilogue so much. Biggest flaw is the forced travel time, and dated "character prompt" mission structure. First, I might not be all that accurate, because I didn’t play all of the games you mention. RDR1 was also better than GTA so i assume RDR2 is also better than any GTA too mainly for western setting. Jan 14, 2019 #41 It is … User Info: rockabilly_man. If you had played RDR1 first, it'll be different.. Pretty amazing that Rockstar could create such a compelling character in Arthur under those circumstances, isn’t it, though? there are aspects of combat and hunting i like more in rdr, as well as the spaghetti western feel, but from a story standpoint rdr2 just feels realer to me. edit subscriptions. RDR2 has another great immersive story. I liked RDR1 more than rdr2 and I didn't finish deathstranding, so I don't know if it gets any better. RDR2 was too redundant, the controls leave much to be desired, and the plot gets pretty stale by the end. You're not a tank and can die easily25. I also like Abigail way way better than I did in RDR1. lol. I just honestly feel that as a whole rdr1 was better. Less annoying witness system, overall it's better in RDR2, but I don't remember being wanted in RDR1 for "breaking the peace" or "unarmed assault" which is kinda annoying as it makes messing around in towns less fun. RDR1 was much better than RDR2. RDR1 vs RDR2: Better story? Member. In rdr2 you can have 99 tonics for health/deadeye/stamina33. User Info: … Edited January 8, 2019 by Nutduster. The epilogue was a complete waste of … If it does, then RDR2 becomes my favourite game, RDR1 my second, and MGS1 my third. I had recently played rdr2's... jump to content. Also no bloated Mexico section in 2. Better than RDR2? Infinite duels. Member. Pretty sure you do more horse riding in RDR2 than you do walking in DS . lazygurl 2 years ago #1. View Entire Discussion (17 Comments) Dec 6, 2020 #56 Arthur's death was handled … Overall, in my opinion, RDR2 is better than RDR due to its level of detail, and because of the atmosphere of the game world. (edited 1 hour ago) User Info: OrfeasD. In many was it is. Arthur's redemption is up to the player. PlanetSmasher. I might go back and beat rdr2 when it drops in price. Outfits system. 23 comments Click Here! Rdr 2 had a lot more freedom for fun moments than rdr1 did. Better than RDR2? Oh and I thought Dutch was an awfully written character and dragged down the narrative a lot. Playing as an Animal: The Model Swap mod allows Arthur to play as any animal and a variety of NPCs in the RDR2 world. Never finished it. Personally I just feel as a whole rdr1 has some more memorable missions and characters, and solely focusing on John made him that much more of an interesting character. Flashpoints in games should really pop profoundly with the player and should do so organically. Both games have pros and cons when it comes to story in my opinion, but the first game's is more touching. Install Music from RDR1: Want to feel a bit nostalgic? Dec 6, 2020 #55 Arthur's character is the only thing that made me push through RDR2's uninspiring gameplay. Everything will be fire. Ash_735. i finished 1 recently and i can say that 1 was the better game in almost all aspects.the pacing was ten times better than rdr2, the gameplay wasn't a total slog and the side characters were way more interesting than what i encountered in rdr2.undead nightmare was pretty fun too. Because I know I did, and I can say with certainty it's a better game than the first Redemption. Apr 20, 2020 #62 DukeBobby said: RDR2 has its … Earth is the melting pot of the universe - Doom Eternal. Dec 25, 2019 1,640. New Austin, West Elizabeth, and Mexico had their own unique themes. Oh and I thought Dutch was an awfully written character and dragged down the narrative a lot. There are so many beautiful vistas. Sens-Hangar_18 2 years ago #3. So, no, not pulling s*** out of my "butt," as you suspect. Im sure nostalgia has something to do with it but still, I just prefer John much more than I do Arthur. A lot of the smaller side narratives in W3 also have better story telling than RDR2 but on a much smaller scale. if i did buy it, i probably wouldnt play beyond chapter 3, just ride around and enjoy the open world for 20 hours and sell the game lol. I have to assume that once RDR2 Online launches that this area will start to become more … 2 improved in pretty much every way so which one you like more is really just personal preference, but you can't say 1 is objectively better than 2. I prefer the first one in all honesty think its because i played it when i was younger maybe, thoughts? I liked the main game more most of the time. RDR2 was okay but not GOTY — RDR1 wasn’t either but it was definitely up there and a better game. #6. Story; Games I enjoy the most, tend to be immersive story games. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. Reactions: CatLady and MrS. Phunkydiabetic Member. Just hopped on the good old rdr1 today and was amazed at how much better it is in some aspects than rdr2. Member. Most of the tie-ins are callbacks and … RDR2 is a visually fantastic game that has lost a bit of the charm and innocence that RDR1 had (remember the herding cattle etc) and it has lost the sting from its storytelling department. Still deciding, though I said RDR2 on the poll. RJX74. RDR2 has better graphics, better writing, more variety, a more detailed world, better combat design but despite all that I think I still preferred RDR for whatever reason. That said, I highly appreciate 2 over 1, but many years have passed since 1 so my memory is fuzzy on it. Mafia 1 was real mature sandbox/linear crime drama set in city. Everything that held it together. Oct 25, 2017 6,544. a lot of the npcs you interact with in rdr just feel shallow and fake to me. This is the reason why I like RDR1 so much. Tough. There's a certain magic to it that I honestly can't explain. RDR1 was much better than RDR2. Apr 20, 2020 #30 You can play and fully appreciate RDR2 without having played the first one with no issues at all. Photo: NexusMods . John is in an open world too, and lets be honest, the choices in rdr2 had little to no impact, aside from the last one where u can choose to go back and fight Micah or run with John. I liked RDR1 more than rdr2 and I didn't finish deathstranding, so I don't know if it gets any better. I teared up when he was petting his horse as it died. If it does, then RDR2 becomes my favourite game, RDR1 my second, and MGS1 my third. Arthur WAS the gang. Flashpoints in games should really pop profoundly with the player and should do so organically. I dont want to start any arguments, but im just genuinely interested and hopeful that others feel the same way, and that im not just crazy in thinking the first game is better. I think we both went into RDR2 expecting RDR1, but better. And I mean, those who did play rdr1 meant that the ending of rdr2 was very very predictable and maybe even unsatisfying depending on who you ask i suppose.... Plus, I felt like there were way too many characters shoved in your face at once in rdr2, that i had a really hard time knowing who the hell everyone was talking about during the game (aside from the guys in the first game). john just rides up, starts talking, and then gets shot full of holes without even drawing his gun. Almost cry. The Rose Grey Bay has slightly better health and stamina, both at 7, than the Black Arabian, but it costs a bit more, $1,250. Overall, New Austin in RDR2 feels like it fits better in 1899 than 1907. Nov 14, … >> The sudden changes from bayou to forest to plains to snow is too drastic for me. Marston has a line for every single action such as: Looting, Fighting, getting shot, running out of ammo etc.31. United We Stand; Together, We Fall; Members; Joined: 10/25/2007; 556 Share; Posted March 25, 2019 (edited) RDR1 for me. But if you liked RDR2 Kingdom Come Deliverance is a gem you might be into. DRzCalderon 1 year ago #1 It’s unfortunate that Rockstar could not replicate the same Euphoria engine they had in RDR1 for RDR2. Mostly preference, but shooting/aiming animations were better in RDR1. The storyline of RDR1 was amazing, especially without the knowledge of RDR2's story.. that's what made RDR2, to me anyways, much better because you get a little more background story on John's background. Arthur is an open world, free to choose, protagonist. Credit for Rockstar to go from RDR1 to RDR2 in one generation. 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