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Red Dead Redemption 2 flaming horse bug inflicts a terrifying curse on Rhodes

Beware the roads of Rhodes. A terrible curse has taken hold of Red Dead Redemption 2, setting horses aflame on the approach to the frontier township.

At a certain point in the story, you and the gang are scoping out Rhodes for opportunities. During this section, you are unable to use weapons in the vicinity of the town.

When you get near, there’s a pop up telling you to behave. This pop up appears in every video of horses spontaneously combusting, so it’s likely tied to the curse.

Here’s a look at what’s been going down:

What in tarnation? This person isn’t the only one who’s seen the curse, either. Gamer Network’s own Matt Reynolds has also been bewitched:

There’s also one on Reddit, where a horse with an erect tail signals the coming of the end. Beware the stiffy horse - a bad omen.

Have you also been marked for death? Let us know in the comments.

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