A Bow Pretending to be a Rocket Launcher

All right, this one is a lot less literally a rocket launcher than the one Medic talked about. But since it’s my favorite primary weapon in the entire game, I couldn’t resist writing an article on the Plainsrider Bow with explosive arrows from Payday 2. Long ago I included the Western Pack on a list of DLC I recommend because, since Payday 2 didn’t (and still doesn’t) have any free grenade launchers or poison weapons, the Plainsrider Bow unlocks both playstyles in a single weapon. Firing arrows tipped with dynamite, the Plainsrider has a number of advantages over other explosives.… [Continue Reading]

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A Rocket Launcher Pretending to be a Bow

After a day of doing invasions and assisting the Corpus (and doing the same mission three times over), not only did I incur the wrath of Councillor Vay Hek, but I also ended up with 10 lovely fieldrons. I had a choice on my hands. I could either build myself a new Sentinel – the Helios – which would scan enemies as I fight them, helping me learn more about enemies and enabling me to spawn them in both Captura and the Simulacrum; or I could build the Lenz, a rocket launcher pretending to be a bow. Of course I… [Continue Reading]

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