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Dead Rising 2: Off The Record Magazine Locations Guide

Dead Rising 2: Off The Record Magazine Locations Guide
Are you looking for the locations of the Magazines in Dead Rising 2: Off The Record? This guide will list the location of each magazine I find while playing Dead Rising 2: Off The Record. There are a number of magazine types, each magazine will be allocated a section with a picture and description of where to find the magazine.

Bargaining Magazine Location #1
The first Bargaining Magazine is located near the Survivor Lashawndra on the side of the News Stand outside The Chieftains Hut
Effect: Reduce cost at shops

Juice Boost Magazine Location #1 Thanks to Guest Hero Cory
Location: The Juice Boost Magazine is located on the octopus platform in the Atlantica Casino (It replaces the Drinking Magazine)
Effect:

Drinking Magazine Location #1 Thanks to Guest Hero Cory
Location: The Drinking Magazine is in the Americana Casino which can be reached after jumping across the lights.
Effect:

Gambling Magazine Location #1 Thanks to Guest Hero Cory
Location: Upstairs in the central Grotto in the Palisades Mall where the water slide is. It is resting on top of a table – Thanks to Guest Hero Cory
Effect:

Gambling Magazine Location #2 Thanks to Guest Hero JoyStiicks
Location: Gamblers 2 is located on top of the BBQ shack in the Americana Casino.
Effect: Increase chance of winning when gambling

Gambling Magazine Location #3 Thanks to Guest Hero JustSomeone
Location: Uranus Zone Bank Security Box Key #304< Effect: Increase chance of winning when gambling Building Magazine Location #1 Thanks to Guest Hero Mike
Location: The building mag is on top of a scaffold past the hotel area in one of the hallways. don’t remember the exact spot but its right in that general area.
Effect:

Leadership Magazine Location #1
Location: Located in the Rags Mags Store
Effect: Survivors are more useful when in Frank’s party

Photography Magazine Location #1 – Thanks to Guest Hero Lexo
Location: In Uranus Zone, on the coffee table in the First Aid room near the Atlantica Entrance.
Effect: Increases PP gained from photography

Photography Magazine Location #2
Location: Robsaka Mobile in Palisades Mall
Effect: Increases PP gained from photography

Psycho Magazine Location #1
Location: Stan’s Large Prints, Books and Mags in Palisades Mall
Effect: +25% PP boost from defeating psychos

Horror Magazine Location #2 – Thanks to Guest Hero Lexo
Location: In Fortune Park, On the catwalk platform, just right of fortune city Hotel.
Effect:

Health Magazine Location #1
Location: Stan’s Large Prints, Books and Mags in Palisades Mall
Effect: +50% effect from Food items

Combat Magazine Location #1 – Thanks to Guest Hero Lexo
Location: Located on the Silver Strip at the Restaurant Luaii Mauii, (Tiki Sushi Shack) at the outside bar in front of the Maintenance Room.
Effects: +10% PP boost for weapon related kills

Combat Magazine Location #2
Location: Stan’s Large Prints, Books and Mags in Palisades Mall
Effect: +10% PP boost for weapon related kills

Combat Magazine Location #3
Location: Slot Ranch Casino cashier
Effect: +10% PP boost for weapon related kills

Amumsement Magazine Location #1
Location: Yuketan Casino
Effect: x3 durability for Toy items

Hand to Hand Magazine Location #1
Location: Fortune Arena security room
Effect: Increase hand to hand combat damage

Skateboarding Magazine Location #1
Location: Ultimate Playhouse in Palisades Mall
Effect: x3 durability for Skateboard and a Skateboard trick

Sports Magazine Location #1
Location: Located in the Rags Mags Store
Effect: Sports items have 3x durability

Games Magazine Location #1
Location: Located in the Rags Mags Store
Effect: Entertainment items have 3x durability

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  1. The Juice Boost Magazine is located on the octopus platform in the Atlantica Casino (It replaces the Drinking Magazine)

    And the Drinking Magazine is in the Amaericana Casion which can be reached after jumping across the lights.

    I am also sure one of the Gambling Magazines is located upstairs in Bennie’s Bar & Grill

    Hope I could help

  2. There is a visible mistake above. Gambling Magazine 1 & 2 are reported to be in the same location but I have discovered where they are. The second magazine one is upstairs in Bennie’s Barbecue Shack (same location as posted) and the first Gambling Magazine is upstairs in the central Grotto in the Palisades Mall where the water slide is. It is resting on top of a table.

  3. the building mag is on top of a scaffold past the hotel area in one of the hallways. don’t remember the exact spot but its right in that general area. Also the ninja hood can be found in a secret room accessible by climbing a tall series of scaffolds north of the starting area. it also bears mentioning that all of the dlc suits from the first dr2 are in this game as secret collectibles obtainable by doing various things. the chest piece is gained by killing 1,000+ zombies. you need to establish a new section for this. i am also told that the psycho outfit is gaiend by killing the mailman psycho and the mask is found on a bench somewhere.

  4. All ninja outfit locations; Hood: secret area in Royal Plaza, climb phone booth to get to it. Mask: Behind the counter in the dance club entrance. Outfit: kill 1234 zombies. Shoes: The Man’s Sport in Uranus Zone. Hope this helped.

  5. Here are the locations of the all the unlockable outfit pieces:

    Sports Fan Apparel: Located somewhere in ‘Kokoutz Sports Town’ on the ground floor in the Palisades Mall (Hanging on a clothing rack)
    Sports Fan Head Piece: Located in the through the back door of ‘Hot Excitorama’ hanging on a rack (Clearly visible)
    Sports Fan Cleats: Located downstairs in the Royal Flush Plaza in ‘Sportrance’
    Sports Fan Face Paint: Located in the Americana Casino on the ledge reached by jumping across all the lights hanging from the ceiling.
    Psychopath Boots: In the Arena Security Room accessible after Case 1-3 (Where you escort Rebecca)
    Psychopath Mask: In the Chapel on the Silver Strip (Where you fight Randy Tugman)
    Psychopath Apparel: Unlocked after defeating the psychopath Carl Schliff from ‘Mail Order Zombrex’?
    Psychopath Hair: Watch the Timeshare Movie at the cinema on the Platinum Strip between 12 and 2A.M
    (I will skip the Ninja Skills outfit because it seems to be already covered here)
    Soldier Goggles: Purchase from ‘Moe’s Maginations’ (Pawn Shop) for $2,000,000 (Two million dollars)
    Soldier Face paint: Located in ‘Shanks’ on the ground floor in the Palisades Mall.
    Soldier Apparel: Defeat Sgt. Boykin (Psychopath) during one of the main Case Files. (After the Military arrives)
    Soldier Boots:
    In a box in the vacant store to the right of the ‘Ultimate Playhouse’ in the South Plaza
    Tattered Clothes: Get a survivor intoxicated (Linked to an achievement)Tips: They must consume three alcoholic beverages and for this to work they must have some of there health depleted?

  6. Sorry for taking up this entire page guys but I here is how you unlok the ‘Protoman’ Outfit.
    Helmet: You must escort Jack from the side mission ‘Welcome To The Family’ and then beat him in Strip Poker during the side mission ‘Ante Up’ sometime on Day 3?
    Boots: Located in ‘Ultimate Playhouse’ in the Palisades Mall
    Blaster and Shiled: Unlock the ‘S’ ending for 72 Hour Mode.
    Body Armor: Achieve Bronze on thirty challenges in Sandbox Mode. (Or maybe all available challenges)
    (I haven’t even got this game yet since it has only be released in New Zealand today!)

    1. Thanks for the information Cory, I’ve decided to create a new thread as the costumes are a bit different to the magazines.

      https://www.gamersheroes.com/dead-rising-2-off-the-record-hidden-costume-guide

      Have you thought about writing for us regularly? You’ve submitted a ton of information here, if you play newly released games often, writing guides via our Earn Money Gaming link could actually earn you a few $$ for your hard work. Either way, your comments are very much appreciated.

    2. I just got the S ending today, but still don’t have the complete outfit. I have the helm, boots, and body and was wearing them already when I beat the story… so did my ps3 glitch or what?

  7. Horror 2 magazine is located in Fortune Park, On the catwalk platform, just right of fortune city Hotel.

    Combat 1 is located on the Silver Strip at the Restaurant Luaii Mauii, (Tiki Sushi Shack) at the outside bar in front of the Maintenance Room.

  8. Bikes Magazine is Underground in the first area using the Silver Strip Underground ramp next to Yucatan Casino. Climb the boxes in the corner on the right.

  9. For any of you going for the zombie kill achievements with the suv, I just found the car durability mag on top of the movie theater. To get up there you need to jump on the vending machine to the left of the theater near the stairs that lead to the entrance of the safe room that Frank and the other survivors ran to in the beginning. Then just follow the edge of the buildings and there you go.

  10. Driving Magazine is located in Fortune Park on the roof of the Cinema. Climb the vending machine in front of the Juice shop and cross the roof.

  11. The Domestic magazine is found in the fortune city hotel lobby
    Something i found is that it has an effect on the laser eyes weapon,its really handy in clearing out groups of zombies and when using the magazine last for a long time

  12. What about sandbox mode, if you go and try to get the key, its not there, and the security boxes do not display, so getting a 3rd gambling magazine in sandbox mode is impossible… 🙁

  13. hey with using the driving magazine and bike magazine i think its pointless cuase i mowed down alot pf those bastards n they never respawned back like they do on the original DR2. ak i the only one having this problem?
    btw theres a erotica magazine in the open stall of the mens restroom in the slot ranch casino

  14. Actually the gambling magazines increase your winnings from slots and other casino games. Holding one doubles your winnings, holding two triples it and all three should quadruple it.

    1. Not to mention if u get all gambling magazines i think u have a 99 or 100% chance of winning at poker, especially useful if u r trying to beat Jack who is unbelievably skilled (or intimidating) to play against. Last poker game i played was easy i kept going all in n they were too but i ended up constantly getting the best cards. Well good luck guys, hey, if anybody still plays DR2: OTR n wants to play online, add me on PSN at: waplayer . 2x thumbs up if u got a mic. 🙂

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