I started playing Payday 2 a couple days ago. I bought it months before when it was on sale through steam.
@Biff_Tannen and @Majordomo were in the mumble playing PD2 last week and I figured I would join them, EXCELLENT CHOICE!
This game is so much fun, there is plenty of action, violence, tactical decisions, violence, daring escapes, violence, brilliant schemes, violence, dangerous obstacles to overcome, and violence.
For most missions you can choose to go Stealthy, sneaking in, avoiding/disabling cameras, taking out the guards and then subdue the civilians taking as many hostages as you can. Once you have the building under your control, you can take your time securing the loot.
For these missions it’s important to look as casual as possible before you start the heist, carrying weapons that are less noticeable, preferably with suppressors. Approach wearing your finest suit, check the place out to locate all the guards, cameras, and loot!
Once you’ve cased the place and have a plan, put on your mask and go to work! It’s important to make sure you’re keeping the civilians in check so no one calls the police while you’re working.
Your first obstacle when going in stealth, is usually a camera or two. Get too much face time with one of these and that blue question mark turns into a red exclamation point, and that is when things go bad. You can use certain gadgets to interfere with their signal and then shoot them down, or just take out the guard watching the screens.
Speaking of guards.
These are the other things that make your life difficult when you’re trying to go stealthy. I know what you’re thinking, just shoot him and be done with it, and you’re partially right but the guard offers his own forms of complication.
The second that guard sees you and he get’s a red exclamation point over his head, he makes a call on his radio. When you kill him, you have to get to his body and answer the page from his company or the alarm will be raised. Also, cause to many pages, and they send in more guards. Cause more pages after that and they raise the alarm.
So if that sounds like a lot of hassle to you, then there is another option. . .
Now it’s time to armor up, and bring your biggest, baddest boomsticks! When you go loud, there is no turning back. The cops are going crash against you like so many waves upon the rocks, and like the rocks you must remain unmoved!
When you go loud, you go to war. The cops will send wave after wave at you, and when that doesn’t work, they will up the ante with special forces that make your job even more difficult. And if it doesn’t sound crazy enough to massacre hundreds of cops and swat, you still have to steal whatever you came for in the first place while all that is going on!
But going loud has it’s own hassles, such as an army of police constantly trying to shoot your face.
Your standard boy in blue. Not much armor, not much of a problem.
Like a cop, but harder to kill.
Swat with a shield. Dance around them and shoot them in the back, or Armor Piercing rounds and Explosives work too!
These Jagbags tase you, stunning you in place while their friends shoot you a lot. You’ll learn to fear the sound of a taser charging up.
Heavily armored, and heavily armed. The Bulldozer is no friggin joke! Aim for the head or hit him with explosives.
Appears out of nowhere and kills you. Yep, that’s what he does.
So now that you’ve got an idea of what awaits you.
Come and rob some banks and stuff with me.
[Please be aware that this post does not do the game justice. It’s way better than my crappy description.]
K thanks bye!