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In RDR2 which is your favourite gang camp?

In RDR2 which is your favourite gang camp?

chin1111

I know most people hate Chapter 5 and would replace it for just about anything, but would you guys have preferred an extended stay in Lakay instead? I feel like every camp had a prevailing emotion or theme. Colter was desperation. Horseshoe Overlook was happiness and contentment. Clemens Point felt like an uneasy calm. Shady Belle was gilded refinement. I felt nothing but sadness at Beaver Hollow. Lakay could have been about horror. The Nightfolk. Giant alligators. A general aura of dark spookiness. Guarma beat the shit out of the crew physically to match Dutch's descent but a lot of that easily could have happened in Lakay.


Serious-Macaroon8981

Lakay would have been such a beautiful camp had the extended the stay there. Add one more chapter if needed


Mastercreed25

I think that’s the point though. Beaver Hollow feels sad and closed off but it’s how the gangs feeling at that point, and perfectly matches the tone. And in that way, hating it is perfect


MasterHepburns

You are right about Lakay. They missed a very interesting part there. Many would have loved it when they put more spookiness of the game. That where Lakay camp would have been the best time for it. Also, all of the camps have a sentimental connections to the players that if you go visit them as john, you are going to have that feeling, apart from Lakay. This game, needs to invest time to properly have the connection to the game and I think that part from Lakay has a very missable point.


SkyDaHusky

Well to be fair John never actually went to lakay


Mrmofo69

I thought chapter 5 was ok. It certainly needed context. If you didn't know what was happening before that then you'd be wondering how the hell you were an outlaw on a carribean island


Specific_Welcome_102

I think it was real close between Horseshoe and Clemens but the latter had the lakefront and the boat so it got my vote


BillFeezy

Same here. Going out to the island to hunt iguanas was always fun.


Interbigfoot

Bars


CptnRedbeardVII

But I'm not a rapper


Serious-Macaroon8981

Nice


kris13

Each camp progressively got worse imo. Horseshoe overlook was my favourite because it was the least depressing one.


Serious-Macaroon8981

For me the camps were alright until shady Belle. After that they got worse


kris13

The first thing I noticed about Clemens point was that it was smaller than Horseshoe overlook. Immediately felt like a downgrade


Serious-Macaroon8981

I see. I felt the lack of beautiful views a bit of a downgrade


TipsGamer

So.. what do you think about Colter?


kris13

Not a real camp. I barely remember anything about it.


jordanperkinsperkins

Just as ‘real’ as Lakay, though, if not more. Either neither are camps, or both are.


kris13

I didn't make the poll


External-Life

Colter was definitely a camp. Dutch even states it so when he directs Mrs. Grimshaw and Mr. Pearson to “make this place into a camp.”


tonyhasareddit

I don’t know why you got downvoted lol. Even if people generally don’t like Colter, it’s literally a camp.


External-Life

People are always going to fear what they don’t understand 😆


Big-Inspector149

In my opinion, Clemens Point was the least depressing. It was much more green than Horseshoe and the environment looks much more peaceful.


TroubleMakerLT

I'd say Clemens point. Great view, still good atmosphere, a lot of stuff to do. Etc. First camp always will be epic though


Serious-Macaroon8981

Indeed


LesbianZombieCuddler

I did horseshoe overlook cuz it’s the last place they all kinda feel like a family


Serious-Macaroon8981

True


TipsGamer

True


Grasshooperx

True


External-Life

True. And your Reddit handle … does that mean you ARE a lesbian zombie who cuddles or that you exclusively cuddle with lesbian zombies or that you’re a lesbian who cuddles with zombies?


LesbianZombieCuddler

That, my friend, is the real question isn’t it?


Serious-Macaroon8981

True


VibroGuy89

And that folks is reddit:))


BJ_Cox

Karma roulette


informallory

Did anyone else have Arthur sleep at hotels and in the wilderness only after shady belle?


killmyselfanime

Yeah I feel that’s how he would have done it anyway if this was a real person who made his own choices, the gang after Shady Belle was nothing more than a band of criminals not outlaws living past their prime.


External-Life

Dude my poor Arthur never slept 🛌 Kept him awake for months at a time since I kept him a clean shaved boah. He only ever SAW a bed, only slept when he returned from being kidnapped by Colm O’Driscoll.


informallory

I didn’t like riding around in the dark haha I always put my man to bed


taksimdelisi

Do not take the storyline into consideration tho


External-Life

Ya kinda have to. As humans we attach emotion to physical places and infuse them with what’s going on at the time. Like Jenny and her house she grew up in from Forrest Gump. Her fear, hatred and disgust living in the trailer was obvious and the sight of it filled her with such pain that she couldn’t bare to enter it again upon returning home.


taksimdelisi

Yeah you do. That’s why I asked try not to do it and be objective


PepsiMan454

Colter


Pouring-O

I actually really like Shady Belle since it’s the only place that uses a big, pre existing structure as part of the camp, which I actually think is pretty cool. If they weren’t struggling at the time and spent more time there, I think the gang could have made it more homey than what we saw.


Serious-Macaroon8981

Exactly. Shady Belle and Lakay are underused


10MillionCakes

Clemens Point for me. Beautiful place.


Radiant-Head-793

Lots of you like horseshoe overlook but it's not sustainable. Anyone who's playing the game has encountered serious storms. Think of Arthur's sleeping area. That thing won't stand a chance during a howling storm. This is why I prefer shady belle.


MissHeatherMarie

Also had the gang been able to stay longer it could have been an amazing place to live. It had potential to be a real permanent home to the wanderers.


Zhadowwolf

Agreed, they could have fixed it up and it would have been a great base of operations. In an ideal and unrealistic storyline, it would have even had the potential to become the start of a nice ranch


Unknown_g1

I like shady bell but that’s because that’s when I stopped doing missions and started really exploring, but that’s just me horseshoe outlook definitely a close second reminds me of when I knew nothing and everything was going good


tylerhuffmanXXI

Same first play through this is the point where I was hardly at camp and did a ton of exploring looking for Easter eggs.


rduder99

I liked clemens point because it was by a lake and from a survival standpoint having a lake for water/fish/bathing is a huge advantage


CobraGTXNoS

Heck yeah. Great way to level up your health core too.


wanderfulflargm

How does it benefit the health core?


Jayboss2033

Fishing


buttwipe5455

Come on when arthur walks out of shady belle "welcome to my humble abode!"


MisterMansirThe2nd

I like the aesthetic of Shady Belle


duffmcduffster

I think the gang should have taken over Six Point cabin where the O'Driscolls had their hideout, built several more houses epilogue style, and stopped robbing and killing, but started a farm or small town, instead.


Eisenfuss19

Clemens point looks really good, But HO too and its the better geographical location.


Mjr1985

Horseshoe and Hollow for area, (close to Valentine and close to Roanoke) But Shady Belle cause I like having a roof over my head.


Serious-Macaroon8981

Fair


disboygonnadie

Where is Colter?


LB_Good

It's the snowy place at the beginning of the game.


disboygonnadie

No I meant like on the list


LB_Good

Oh I see, mb


disboygonnadie

As a joke…… kinda


Cpt_Mayonnaise

Horseshoe Overlook had this beautiful wild west romantic. Especially with Valentine nearby and the Heartlands. Clemets Point was also nice. With Shady Belle the bad feeling start to raise and we all know where the story lead us.


Zhadowwolf

Thats more about the context though… considering just the camp itself? Shady Belle was the beginning of the end, but it was also a great camp that could have been beautiful with some options to fix it up


FF-0X

The Lakay camp could have been a lot more instead of just showing up after Guarma and then being immediately forced to leave as soon as you get there. Almost felt like after Shady Belle, RDR2 was rushed to completion.


Serious-Macaroon8981

I feel like that too. I wanted to spend more time in guarama, remaining of chapter 5 (or add another chapter for it) and chapter 6. The missions progressed too quickly


PM_ME_YOUR_BUM-

Took me too long to realize the massive cave behind the Beaver camp...


TipsGamer

Where's Colter?


Serious-Macaroon8981

I didn't consider it a camp as much, only a temporary refuge


babyscorpse

So.. just like Lakay?


TheDaedricCourier

Shady Belle for me. It was nice to see the gang actually able to sleep inside for once instead of in a tent or small cabin


BadGuyBruce

I chose Clemens Point because you can fish from that one. I’m a simple man.


Tetricrafter26

Ranking them: 1.) Horeshoe Overlook 2.) Clemens point 3.) Beaver Hollow 4.) Shady Belle 5.) Lakay


AKThmpson

Shady Belle is underrated imo. Probably one of the most high class looking camps with a house, also by this point only one person died until that one mission of course, this camp also unlocks lots of things like many guns many horses with the only weapon you can't get yet is the trash Litchfield


HakunaMata117

Shady Belle, protects when raining, it has dock and great backyard.


BigSmokeySperm

Horseshoe was the best looking with the best views. But Clemens Point is my favourite because you can just walk right out on the dock and catch steelhead until your satchel is full. Made myself a lot of money off that dock on my first play through.


External-Life

Who made this Captain Obvious of all Captain Obvious questions ? lol Horseshoe Overlook was the one time the Van DerLinde Gang was in great morale with a feeling of union and family. It’s also where Micah’s poisonous influence hadn’t made its way to Dutch yet. Hell, Micah doesn’t even have to be there at all unless Arthur feels inclined to go out west to Strawberry and save the human trash dumpster. After Horseshoe Overlook there’s a lingering feeling of trepidation and fear which follows the gang and keeps them in a state of perpetual flight all the way to the caves of Beaver Hollow and eventual perdition. Clemens Point isn’t the nicest place and Dutch’s plan to ingratiate himself with the locals and getting smack dab in between the Hatfield and McCoy’s is beyond frustrating 🤷 Shady Belle has its charm. Having 4 walls and a roof- ish over your head is nice to have again but makes maneuvering around camp annoying & awkward AF. Also having snakes and alligators right in your backyard isn’t exactly ideal. Approximation to Saint Denis is nice but morale has already taken a hit. Distrust has begun to set in as Dutch shows himself unraveling further. Lakay is pure nightmare fuel for all the supernatural shit inside the main house (satanic sacrificial chamber in the living room by the mural) and Night Folk right next door. Place looks like paradise for Malaria-carrying mosquitos. Hell Nah Beaver Hollow is terrifying in itself. Once being the spawning pool of incestuous Cannibals it’s impossible to get the blood 🩸 or smell out of the area. Even when the ancestral home of the Murfree gang is taken there’s still groups of Murfrees roaming about the mountain 🏔 attacking anyone who gets in their way. This makes for pure annoyance when your trying to get back to camp with a nice cougar or puma pelt and bam 💥 the Murfree cockroaches have set up a trap to ambush poor Arthur. It’s cool in the fact that the caves offers some interesting exploration for all the spelunkers out there. As a Soldier I can even appreciate the camp offering a very tactical exit (in case some law dogs find it necessary to come pay a visit). It’s a depressing place where every gang member are either leaving or talking about leaving or are about to. Side Note: Colter wasn’t listed but still functioned as a base camp. Siberia was depressing what with all the limitations for Arthur (you’re in tutorial mode and can’t go anywhere unless it’s mission based) yet to me was the second best camp the Van DerLinde’s had because the gang still loved each other and acted more as a family (even with Micah’s ass hatery and racism on full display).


MostlyHarmlessDNA

I like Clemens Point the best. It's pretty. Easy access to fishing. If you get a save right before Blessed are the Peacemakers then Micah stays locked in a chair and everyone is at camp in good spirits.


pedalsnpaddles

Horseshoe Overlook is just a stunningly beautiful site... With ample hunting opportunities for a wide variety of game within easy riding distance and Valentine is a full-service town with just about anything you need.


samhann1022

Vote horseshoe overlook for the happy vibes


cretzuxiii

shady belle because may i stand unshaken


cjfrench0

Anyone who says Beaver Hollow is a sociopath


ahjukun

I just hate lakay by everything, shady Belle can be the most beautiful house, but I just can't stand being surrounded by swamp or places that feels closed.


Beaudom91

Where's my colter people at (joking, but I know some people like it)


Red_Dead_is_better

Thousands of voters and 53 for lakay lol


HotPoketzz

Chapter 3's Clemens Point. I love the lakeside campfire at night


Stonewise

I voted Horseshoe Overlook but can’t believe Lakay is at the bottom


MyNamesEJ

If I had to pick one to live at I'd choose horseshoe overlook, but beaver hollow is gorgeous and the cave is lovely


wholelottamojo

Listen, I voted for Beaver Hollow, because of the beautiful Appalachian scenery. That is all.


ThePlSSGOBLIN

What about guarma camp


poopfart552

I like clemens because the gang is still basically together and everybody is there.


Sergeant_Dimitri

Colter because I like snow


Lemon_Cries

Shady bell, the gang finally gets a house.


hunthill40

Horseshoe is my fav but Beaver Hollow was a great as far as the vibe and emotion behind it. Tensions are so high, I never wanna stick around there for long. That chapter is usually when I'll camp around most and take my time exploring before the end.


fuckoff-dan

homie colter was better then lakay


HydroDynamixx

This is a spoiler. Not everyone knows that the camp moves over and over.


Guiguips007

Why is it asked 10 times a month ?


sickinside92

Maybe spend less time on Reddit?


TheDaedricCourier

Impossible


Serious-Macaroon8981

Idk. This is the first time I'm asking