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Title: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: munchkin5 on February 04, 2010, 12:40:22 pm
Skyward asked for it so here it is.

Apparently supposed to be released this autumn, new trailer:

New Trailer (http://uk.pc.ign.com/dor/objects/14341979/fallout-new-vegas/videos/falloutnewvegas_trl_teaser_020410.html;jsessionid=77fncq1fho58i)

I'm sure a lot of people have already heard about this, but for those who haven't it's what Bethesda is doing for the indirect sequel (i.e it's a spiritual succession, but the story doesn't follow)  to fallout 3, which i loved. It's set in Vegas (obviously), but the difference is, this isn't the wasteland we're used to from the other fallout games. From the trailer and what the previews are saying, new Vegas has not been destroyed or at least rebuilt by someone or something, which looks like it might be a big plot hook. Despite this, I'm sure there'll still be plenty to explore, "in and around the Nevada area".

We've also just found out it's planned for release this autumn, and Bethesda have released a tantalising preview trailer, it doesn't give much away except that there's probably going to be some kind of new creature/character/enemy in the game that looks suspiciously like the combine from HL2.

If the last game Bethesda released is any indication I've got good expectations for this game, and I'm looking forward to seeing what it'll be like playing in a preserved 'prewar' city from the fallout universe.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Skyward on February 04, 2010, 12:42:50 pm
Thank you my good sir.  ;)

I was think some one would have a made a huge writeup on it, but I see I could have done it just as well >_>
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Snork on February 04, 2010, 12:43:13 pm
Aww, I was gonna do it.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: munchkin5 on February 04, 2010, 12:47:53 pm
Thank you my good sir.  ;)

I was think some one would have a made a huge writeup on it, but I see I could have done it just as well >_>

I can do this, just give me some time
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Xenomorph on February 04, 2010, 01:18:00 pm
Yup, saw the Teaser as well, And i'm really exited. Cause Fallout3 was da bomb!
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Snork on February 04, 2010, 01:28:45 pm
This game looks awesome. I hope it's going to be as good (If not better) than Fallout 3.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on February 04, 2010, 01:29:16 pm
For some reason I have it in my mind that this game will be noticeably shorter than Fallout 3. Does anyone else get that feeling?
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Snork on February 04, 2010, 01:45:45 pm
Probably will be. And without a doubt, it's going to be rather buggy. I"m positive of it. This is Obsidian after all.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Pixxel on February 04, 2010, 04:04:10 pm
Damn you Munch! I was going to make this thread for the attention good of the forum. Awesome trailer by the way :)

For some reason I have it in my mind that this game will be noticeably shorter than Fallout 3. Does anyone else get that feeling?

Agreed, the title seems a bit rushed. I guess only time can tell.  :)
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: bad Karma on February 04, 2010, 04:12:36 pm
I wanna see the sadistic experiments involved in the vaults this time around...
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Yokto on February 04, 2010, 05:29:08 pm
I hope this will be a fun game. I like Obsidian and this is a property there familiar with. Also liked Fallout 3 and Fallout 1 and 2 of course.

Who knows. Maybe we can make a special port of Zenyxis (http://www.gamingsteve.com/blab/index.php?topic=17009.0) for this game as well as the Original Fallout 3.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Cow on February 04, 2010, 07:08:17 pm
Obsidian: Making slightly worse versions of the games you love.

I wish this wasn't true.

EDIT: Grammar fail, twice.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Yokto on February 04, 2010, 07:14:45 pm
I like KOTOR 2 better then KOTOR 1. I like NWN2 better then NWN1. I have not played any other game form them.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: ilikesanta on February 06, 2010, 02:57:43 pm
My only hope is they will put in "Guild Missions" like there was for Oblivion, or just more side quest in general. I felt Fallout 3 was lacking in those.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Snork on February 07, 2010, 02:12:32 am
News and Screenshots! (http://forums.3drealms.com/vb/showpost.php?p=915768&postcount=91) (More like Magazine scans but w/e)
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Krakow Sam on February 07, 2010, 10:01:32 am
Wow. it looks...

Exactly the same as fallout 3.

Yaaaaay  :-\
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Snork on February 07, 2010, 10:13:15 am
Maybe the game features will change your mind?

* There is an optional hardcore mode, the character needs to drink water, ammo has weight, healing isn't instant etc. Normal mode is more similar to Fallout 3 gameplay.
* The storyline is focused on the New California Republic vs. Caesar's Legion vs. New Vegas residents.
* You are not a vault dweller but are given a Pip-Boy by someone who is one.
* There is a screenshot of a vault suit as well.
* There is an assault rifle looking like the M4, as well as a new big gun with a backpack, held like a minigun.
* There are special moves for melee weapons in VATS - specifically a move for a golf club called "Fore" which seems to be a groin shot.
* The Hoover Dam is in the game and is supplying electricity to the city.
* There is a quest to rescue a ghoul from some super mutants. The ghoul can then become your companion
* The Geckos are back.
* There are both dumb and intelligent super mutants, including the elite Nightkin.
* Some super mutants look similar to the ones in Fallout 3, while others are new. There is e.g. a female super mutant with a 1950s hairstyle who apparently is one of their leaders.
* Screenshots include a guy with a beard and straw hat, a ghoul an NCR Ranger
* The only picture of New Vegas itself is concept art and not a screenshot
* Some location screenshots include a huge model dinosaur advertising a hotel, some satellite dishes, an array of solar panels
* A character generation shot showing a "vigour machine" instead of the skill book
* NCR base is the McCarran Airport, Caesar's Legion is based in the Vegas Strip, while super mutants are based in a place called Black Mountain. There is also a town called Fremont and another called Primm. A topless reuve is mentioned as being in the latter. Area 51 also appears.
* NCR Ranger armor is similar to a brown combat armor with sleeves, there are concept arts of a Ranger
* Skils have a bigger effect on conversation choices. E.g. someone with a high Explosives skill may be able to have a coversation about explosives where appropriate.
* There is a Reputation system in adition to Karma.

More here:
http://www.duckandcover.cx/forums/viewtopic.php?t=23694
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Gorman Conall on February 07, 2010, 12:20:16 pm
Wow. it looks...

Exactly the same as fallout 3.

Yaaaaay  :-\

If you had never played ether L4D game and you seen a video of each. Would you know they were two separate games?
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: eropS on February 07, 2010, 12:34:37 pm
* There is an optional hardcore mode, the character needs to drink water, ammo has weight, healing isn't instant etc. Normal mode is more similar to Fallout 3 gameplay.

Thats pretty much the only one I want.

Sure there are mods in FO3, but its just not the same as a real option built into the game.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on February 07, 2010, 02:43:24 pm
* The Hoover Dam is in the game and is supplying electricity to the city.

WOW I JUST BROKE MY PANTS! :(

But all kidding aside, even if it is just like Fallout 3 I don't really have a problem with that.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: bad Karma on February 07, 2010, 02:51:19 pm
* The Hoover Dam is in the game and is supplying electricity to the city.

WOW I JUST BROKE MY PANTS! :(

But all kidding aside, even if it is just like Fallout 3 I don't really have a problem with that.

so we get a quest to blow up the dam? Coolio!
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Pixxel on February 07, 2010, 03:13:49 pm
I think I'm going to like Victor. He seems awesome ^^
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: bad Karma on February 07, 2010, 03:51:03 pm
Reading articles, I get this:

Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Yokto on February 08, 2010, 10:53:06 am
is likely to exist a local animal population different form what you find in the capital wasteland.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: munchkin5 on February 08, 2010, 11:52:36 am
Who cares about molerats anyway, all they are good for is decaptating with a blunt stick.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Cow on February 11, 2010, 07:50:14 pm
Hardcore mode sounds... hard. I like it, but Obsidian is making it, so...
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Yokto on February 11, 2010, 08:25:08 pm
So what is wrong with Obsidian?
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: eropS on February 11, 2010, 11:00:33 pm
Yeah, I enjoyed KoTOR 2 fairly well...
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Yokto on February 12, 2010, 10:12:20 am
I think both Kotor 2 and NWN 2 where better then the original games. But i have a very low opinion on NWN so is not that hard to surpass. Kotor 2 had issues but i attributed that to a rushed schedule. I hope there not rushed with FNV. If they are then i bet it will show. It almost always does.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Celdur on February 12, 2010, 10:14:42 am
kotor 2 had some flaws, but it had way better story and characters
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Cow on February 12, 2010, 12:47:52 pm
There seems to me to be a larger amount of bugs and cut content, that's all. Oh, and a problem ever getting released, a-la Alpha Protocol.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Yokto on February 12, 2010, 01:46:35 pm
kotor 2 had some flaws, but it had way better story and characters

And the best characters form Kotor 1 shows up in Kotor 2. Well except for Jolli Bindu (Or however you spell his name)
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Pixxel on February 12, 2010, 01:56:47 pm
kotor 2 had some flaws, but it had way better story and characters

And the best characters form Kotor 1 shows up in Kotor 2. Well except for Jolli Bindu (Or however you spell his name)

Agreed, but KOTOR 2 felt a bit rushed. The ending was a bit strange too, like they didn't have time to make a proper ending.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Yokto on February 12, 2010, 03:50:39 pm
Well because they had not to tell the truth. It was rushed. That is there main weakness as developer. They often have to rush things to get it done by the deadline.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Skyward on September 23, 2010, 03:13:30 pm
Am I the only one disappointed with what I have seen of this game so far?
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on September 23, 2010, 03:16:35 pm
No.

I canceled my preorder during E3.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: eropS on September 23, 2010, 05:08:23 pm
Wait. What's wrong with it?
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on September 23, 2010, 05:15:29 pm
I already played Fallout 3.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: martyk on September 23, 2010, 05:19:39 pm
I fail to see what the problem is then?  Even if New Vegas is ends u pretty much the same as Fallout 3, I loved everything about it and no doubt will with New Vegas.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on September 23, 2010, 05:21:56 pm
Deus Ex also looks way better.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Cyst on September 23, 2010, 05:55:23 pm
I like the requirements and what have you.
I drank water in Fallout 3 just for immersion. Now I'll have to drink it to survive.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: sporelord on September 26, 2010, 08:47:21 am
Deus Ex also looks way better.


Indeed Deus Ex 3 does look awesome, however i have still to decide whether New vegas is going to be more like a modded version of Fallout three or its own game
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Yokto on September 26, 2010, 09:39:43 am
My guess is that it is going to be like Fallout 2 was to Fallout 1
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: HanianKnight on September 29, 2010, 08:43:51 am
I'm pretty excited about the game. From what I've looked up it seems like the combat will be a bit less clunky. Even if it has most of the gameplay of Fallout 3, I'm just looking forward to exploring a new area with a new storyline.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: martyk on September 29, 2010, 10:43:53 am
Like I said, I loved Fallout 3, so I see no reason why I won't love this one.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: DarkDragon on September 29, 2010, 03:10:48 pm
Like I said, I loved Fallout 3, so I see no reason why I won't love this one.

Haters gonna hate, those who complained about Fallout 3 will complain about this one, even if only because it still uses the same engine.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Cobra on September 29, 2010, 04:46:42 pm
I liked fallout 3 I never finished but that was because I heard about the ending and didnt see it was worth it. Fallout New Vegas looks to be nothing more than a mission pack sequal.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: eropS on September 29, 2010, 04:58:19 pm
With a different story, writting, and characters.....
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Cobra on September 29, 2010, 06:54:35 pm
To be fair the story writing and characters weren't much in FO3. Then again same game different story is what the Mission pack Sequel (http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/MissionPackSequel) is all about. I'm not saying I'm going to completely by pass it. I just have a very heavy gaming plate right now and a game I already played isn't going to get too much of a look in.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: bad Karma on October 01, 2010, 11:43:29 am
I'd argue this point, but ignorance thrives of the offended.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: eropS on October 19, 2010, 07:25:07 am
Well, this is out. I think its pretty fun so far. I'm trying out hardcore mode but I am afraid it might be more of a nuisance than immersive. Also, the intro was kind of neat and the early perks actually have a cost-rewarded style rather than all good. Also, Wtf is wild wastelands perk?
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Yokto on October 19, 2010, 07:37:42 am
Wild wasteland perk from what i understand is that you will experience crazy events that often are pop culture references. Fallout 2 where stocked with them but Fallout 3 toned it down. Some people liked these evens others did not so in Fallout NV they will be optional.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: martyk on October 19, 2010, 09:42:56 am
Just picked up the special edition and it is great.  I can't play the game yet because I have a midterm I need to deal with first, but I eagerly await getting into it.

The stuff that came with the collectors edition is awesome.  It's simple, but it has so much damn charm.  I get a huge kick out of the fact that the backsides of the deck of cards don't match, instead looking like a collection of cards just found all over the place.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Yokto on October 19, 2010, 04:00:17 pm
I tried to preorder that but i was just a tad to few days to late. But maybe i get a Collectors Edition anyway. I plan on being early at the store to get my copy of the game and they may have one left. To bad i have to wait until the 22 for my copy.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: martyk on October 19, 2010, 05:12:22 pm
What the heck?  I had to restart the game and now all my saves are gone!
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Yokto on October 19, 2010, 05:42:48 pm
It is not some BS like Windows Live stuff?
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: martyk on October 19, 2010, 07:06:04 pm
Nah, it's fixed now via a quick patch.  It was Steam Cloud's fault.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Yokto on October 19, 2010, 07:29:55 pm
Ahh... Good you posted that you had fixed you problem. Is really annoying when people does not say how it went.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: martyk on October 21, 2010, 07:59:40 pm
Oh God.  Maximum luck.  Single most useful thing ever for what I should hope is obvious reasons.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on October 21, 2010, 08:05:43 pm
So, how is it? Worth the price of admission?
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: martyk on October 21, 2010, 09:11:38 pm
Yeah, definetly.  Something awesome just happened.  I don't know if it was a glitch or what but after talking with Benny about his plans against Mr. House in the presidential suite, I told him I didn't trust him.  He said that was fine and to come find him if I change my mind.  Right after he leaves on the elevator, 5 bodyguards swarm in and start shooting.  Me and Boone go ape**** on them with pool cues and took them down.

Benny you rat-fink.  I am going to kill you so hard!
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Cyst on October 21, 2010, 09:13:42 pm
I got lazy and pissed Boone off. >.>
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: martyk on October 21, 2010, 09:25:08 pm
Boone is awesome, especially when coupled with ED-E.  Together we form the unstopable sniper super team.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Yokto on October 22, 2010, 02:14:22 am
I finally got my pre ordered copy of Fallout New Vegas  :D

Sadly they did not have a extra Collectors edition i could get.  :(

But i got the Mercenary Pack at least for Pre Ordering. To bad i do not like the Mercenary pack. It does not fit my play style. I was hoping for Classic Pack which was what i was suppose to get according to the information i got form the Internet when i pre ordered it form Gamestop. It all makes me a bit mad to tell the truth. >:(

I will wait to use it as i have no really use for it. Maybe someone of you want to trade. I do not know. Anyway give me a PM if your interested.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Cobra on October 22, 2010, 08:41:38 pm
I downloaded it off steam. Plays like FO3 I still seem to be able to play a guy who sneaks around and shoots bad guys in the head. Given a few more levels I should be able to do it really really well.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Krakow Sam on October 25, 2010, 02:55:12 am
Caved in and bought this. Don't regret it at all. Anyone who thinks this is just a map pack for Fallout 3 is a DUMBDUMB. (That is, a second generation super mutant who is REALLY DUMB)
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Cobra on October 25, 2010, 04:13:40 am
Bah thought I was doing the right thing, Saving some poor merchants from Caesars legion so now they hate me and send Assassins after me. I wouldn't mind but when I'm at a point where my shot gun hitting them at point blank range in the head is barely denting them it really did take a lot out of the game for me. Had to go back to an earlier save to before I killed those guys and got on the bad side of the legion.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on October 25, 2010, 06:45:59 am
But Sam, this IS just a map pack for Fallout 3.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Krakow Sam on October 25, 2010, 02:54:38 pm
*feeds Pat to the cute cuddly centaurs*
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Yokto on October 30, 2010, 07:07:56 am
Yeah this is not a map pack. This is pretty much As Fallout 2 was to Fallout 1. Wile using the same engine and a lot of the same content it has improved character creation, leveling, story, enemy balance, hardcore mode, factions, more mini games, weapon mods, overall content and a lot more. This game is more then just a map pack. This is not like 5 DLCs in to one packaged.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: DarkDragon on October 31, 2010, 05:39:21 pm
This game teaches a bad lesson to kids around the world, if you consume every drug in your inventory at once you can pretty much take down an army :D
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Krakow Sam on October 31, 2010, 05:41:03 pm
Well, half of them are drugs specifically designed to enhance performance in combat.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Cobra on November 02, 2010, 07:58:41 pm
Just watch out for those addictions soon you will be heard up for you next hit because your withdrawl symptoms are crushing your stats. So the lesson is drugs are addictive and addictions are bad. Yeah we don't want the kids to start thinking this.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Cyst on November 02, 2010, 09:26:56 pm
Oh after killing Benny's goons I went into my newly obtained bathroom and took every addictive substance in my inventory.
Good times. Good times.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: martyk on November 02, 2010, 11:51:52 pm
Just watch out for those addictions soon you will be heard up for you next hit because your withdrawl symptoms are crushing your stats. So the lesson is drugs are addictive and addictions are bad. Yeah we don't want the kids to start thinking this.

Don't worry.  You can just go see a doctor and get that cleared right up.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Raz on November 03, 2010, 01:11:57 pm
Cause addictions are so realistically easy to cure  :P
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Cobra on November 03, 2010, 03:33:27 pm
Unless it's Ant necture for which I understand the addiction to has no cure.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Cyst on November 03, 2010, 03:40:19 pm
Just keep a lot of fixer on you.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: /lurk on November 06, 2010, 08:47:20 pm
Hey guys - is this game super funsies? I've heard a lot about how it's much better/worse than regular Fallout 3 even though Fallout 3 was really bad/good anyway, except/especially the bits that were really stupid - which was most/very little of it.

Suffice to say; mixed reviews. So let's keep it simple.



SUPER FUNSIES: YES/NO?
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Brandonazz on November 06, 2010, 08:48:19 pm
YES, SUPER FUNSIES.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Kidsoldier on November 06, 2010, 10:22:14 pm
little funsies
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: eropS on November 06, 2010, 11:14:14 pm
Average Funsies
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Raz on November 07, 2010, 12:26:43 am
New Vegas Funsies >MuchMoreThan> Fallout 3 Funsies
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Krakow Sam on November 07, 2010, 02:36:18 am
More funsies, more hardsies.

Unfortunately just as many/more bugsies.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Yokto on November 07, 2010, 03:17:27 am
I agree with Sam. It is a game you would expect from Obsidian. A more refined. Better story. More fun. But lack of polish. Dammit Obsidian. Why can you not make a game that is polished? You really need to get a better QA section at your company!
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Lippy on November 08, 2010, 10:31:36 am
...
Why can you not make a game that is polished? You really need to get a better QA section at your company!

But...but...but...the game is too big to get rid of all the bugs!
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: /lurk on November 09, 2010, 11:06:50 am
Well, your rousing enthusiasm led me to purchase this game.

Hopefully I'll get my funsies on once it downloads.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Yokto on November 12, 2010, 11:39:30 am
...
Why can you not make a game that is polished? You really need to get a better QA section at your company!

But...but...but...the game is too big to get rid of all the bugs!

We are not talking about all of the bugs. Just most of them :P

There have been games as big as this with less bugs. Games can be more polished then FNV. But i hope they will support it. The plansfor DLC (which i hope will come out in a big pack at the store later) is a good thing normally it means they stick with the game.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on December 05, 2010, 10:08:32 pm
**SPOILERS**Best Fallout New Vegas mod adds a single line of dialog to the game**SPOILERS** (http://img593.imageshack.us/img593/7969/bestfalloutmodever.jpg)
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Cobra on December 06, 2010, 02:58:11 am
About time the options for what I saw were never available.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Crazen on January 07, 2011, 07:28:48 pm
one peeve I have:

why are most of the allies so far out of the way? I whent a whole playthrough never running into half of them (never found boone, Veronica, cassidy, or raul). the next time I looked up where all the companions were.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Pixxel on January 07, 2011, 07:46:32 pm
What do you mean?
Most of the allies are in the towns you are sent to go through during the mainquest.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Gunner on January 07, 2011, 08:11:36 pm
Well, I just beat it with the Mr. House side. Have to say: it was good fun, no matter what anyone says. :)
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Pixxel on January 08, 2011, 02:09:43 am
Yes man all around. *Pun intended* ^^
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Zarkatus on January 08, 2011, 03:43:09 pm
So how is this game?
I've heard the map is larger then Fallout 3's.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: munchkin5 on January 08, 2011, 03:48:20 pm
I'm not sure it is bigger, but either way the map is better.

With the game too, it's basically all the same things from Fallout 3, with a few cool new features, but put together in a better way.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: IamMe on January 08, 2011, 04:50:37 pm
If you wanted to like Fallout 3, then you'll love Fallout New Vegas.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: martyk on January 08, 2011, 05:09:03 pm
why are most of the allies so far out of the way? I whent a whole playthrough never running into half of them (never found boone, Veronica, cassidy, or raul). the next time I looked up where all the companions were.

Seriously?  Boone was the first one I found.  You get a quest to talk to him.  Cassidy is a bit trickier but not really that tough if you do a few side quests.  Havn't found Raul though.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Cyst on January 09, 2011, 11:02:31 am
ED-E and Rex are my two companions right now.

Maybe I'll just have robot companions.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Pixxel on January 09, 2011, 08:14:36 pm
Wait aren't ED-E and Rex both secondary companions? Didn't know it was possible to have them both.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Cyst on January 09, 2011, 08:30:32 pm
I used a mod.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Pixxel on January 09, 2011, 08:32:03 pm
Figures.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Yokto on January 12, 2011, 01:28:05 pm
So what are you favorite companions then?
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: martyk on January 12, 2011, 01:31:15 pm
I used Boone for most of the game, but I don't like his personality very much.  Not talkative enough.  I much prefer Cassey.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on September 21, 2011, 05:53:34 pm
New Vegas is more affordable at the moment. Do you guys think it's a must buy at 20 bucks? Or should I wait for a sale?

Also, how's the DLC?
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: eropS on September 21, 2011, 10:11:01 pm
Hm.

Depends on how much you liked Fall Out 3.

Did you like/hate FO3 story? This one is better. But different.

Did you like/hate FO3 gameplay? This one is basically the same.

Did you like the FO3 setting? This one is so much different, more wasteland, less DC. New Vegas is also disappointing so don't put your hopes into it looking cool.

More quests options though, which is nice. And had decent progression. The companions are actually good now, too, if you were in to that.

I liked it. If you liked FO3, you will probably like this. A bit buggier. I would get it now if you absolutely NEED a game to play, but it would be better if you just waited for it to go on sale (like the Christmas one that will surely have it for 5$). Never tried any DLC.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on September 22, 2011, 09:01:35 am
The story in Fallout 3 didn't do anything for me but I also didn't hate it.

As for the gameplay, I thought VATS was a steaming pile of ****. Why can't my sniper rifle just work like it's supposed to?

The setting was cool!
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Yokto on September 22, 2011, 09:10:48 am
So far i have only played though one of the DLCs. That being Honest Heart. Nice looking environment. Feels a bit like going on vacation in the Fallout world. Compared to the rest of the wasteland this is pretty much paradise. Its not the best Fallout DLC however. I am guessing the worst of the 4 micro expansions to Fallout NV. Its better then Mothership Zeta thats for sure. But i would probably rate both the pitt and lookout point.

Now what i have played off Old World Blues which is the second DLC i have really played (though i have not finished it) is like Mothership Zeta should have been. It has a sense of humor to it. Lots of interesting items. Interesting little things to find. Interesting if generally ugly zone to explore. (Intended to be ugly. After all its pretty much a industrial zone with lab facilities everywhere.) This is for anyone that like the wild wasteland perk.

oh and Pat. Aiming is improved in Fallout NV. At least to some degree. Iron sights exist and such. VATS still exist but you do not have to use it. Also it might be worth checking out project Nevada (I believe the mod is called) if you still want to go a bit more action oriented.

Btw might i ask what was wrong with sniper rifles in Fallout 3?
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on September 22, 2011, 09:14:59 am
They don't work.

I shoot a guy in the head and he just stands there and asks me for the time.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Krakow Sam on September 22, 2011, 09:57:51 am
Thats not a problem with sniper rifles specifically, its a problem with ALL weapons :P

It stems from lazy game design that uses shortcuts to increasing difficulty. Choosing to just ramp up enemy hitpoints instead of making them more formidable through use of AI and the like.

Point Lookout was a pretty good example of that. The completely unarmoured tribals could soak up more damage than super mutants.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Yokto on September 22, 2011, 11:18:10 am
Yes. That can be a problem. Sort of make sense on the toughest of mutants. But that said not on you typical enemy.

But... I find that if you really make a sniper (in FNV at least) you should be able to snipe typical high powered enemy in one shot. (Maybe not if you meet some of the more extreme ones. Especially not boss ones.) Playing at the right difficulty also has impotence. Hard difficult really ramps up HP more then anything else.

Note if you do not specialize in it then you wont be able to make those magic one shot kills. Also aim for the head and shoot in stealth mode. And of course in FNV use the right ammo for the task.

(Btw what Sam mentions is the biggest flaw of lookout point.)
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on September 22, 2011, 11:23:55 am
I decided to go with this deal (http://www.gog.com/en/page/dnd_promo) instead. ;D

I already own Planescape and Baldur's Gate, but GoG takes that into account and charges me less and still gives me the discount. Yay GoG!
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Yokto on September 22, 2011, 12:39:35 pm
Icewindale is the only thing there i am interested in. Most of the stuff i already own there.

But tell us what you think about it.

Now back to Fallout New Vegas!

Question: How do you all play the game?
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on September 22, 2011, 03:05:14 pm
I usually play stealthy. Sneak around, take the shot, then move.

And I do that because it's the easiest way to play.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Crazen on September 22, 2011, 04:41:31 pm
I run up to things and punch them until one of us dies.

And I do that because it's the ballsiest way to play.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Pixxel on September 22, 2011, 06:26:06 pm
I've played all of the DLCs except the new "Lonesome Road".

Dead Money: The Worst in my opinion.
You're stuck with 4 weapons throughout the whole DLC and 2 of them are just a mash up of 1.
There's only I kind of enemy that keeps coming back at you.
The characters and the story is pretty interesting though and it got some nice scares now and then.
If you play "Old World Blues" or "Honest Hearts"  afterwards you will notice some nice references to it.
I'll give it 2/5.

Honest Hearts: This is a bit better than the first DLC.
It feels like a nice vacation like Yokto said, big open areas but a little empty in my opinion.
Few side-quests and the main quest is pretty short. After you finish the story the area will
just become an empty area with a few wilds beasts.
I'll give it 3/5,

Old World Blues: Now this is by far my favorite DLC.
Loads of references to the two previous DLCs as well as hints on the upcomming one.
Many nice areas you can explore and a lot of humor and silly things.
After you finished the story you wont have any side-quests but you can still go around searching for more
delicious loot and data logs about different characters in the game.
I'll give it 5/5. This is how a DLC should be made.

I really hope the fourth and probably last DLC will be just as good as Old World Blues. :)
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Crazen on October 10, 2011, 05:35:28 pm
I hated dead money. full of fake difficulty and pain. only good thing is completing it gives you more or less infinite money.

no, the best thing about OWB is that completing it means cazies don't f*** you up quite as badly.

also, the weapon add-on is actualy worth it, I think.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on July 12, 2015, 10:47:38 am
I wish when I click "delete local game content" on Steam, that it would just delete the game folder instead of picking through and nabbing the EXE and some data folders. You hit delete and there's still gigs worth of data just sitting there waiting to mess up your mod installs when you start over.

So I'm reinstalling New Vegas for the second time today instead of playing it like I should be right now.

Anyway, some of you have now been reminded that New Vegas is a thing. So go reinstall it and have fun. :D


**EDIT**
Woo got it working!
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on July 17, 2015, 08:40:28 pm
MISSION ACCOMPLISHED.

(http://i.imgur.com/Pcc9GbB.jpg)

Been playing a lot of New Vegas.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Tesla on July 18, 2015, 06:39:16 am
Wat? Where'd you get that pip-boy?
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on July 18, 2015, 07:10:42 am
Wat? Where'd you get that pip-boy?

The best part about this is that it's part of the vanilla game. :3

-SPOILERS-

You get it from Mick and Mick & Ralph's in Freeside by doing an unmarked quest. I always mess it up somehow but this time it worked. Basically, Mick asks you to figure out why the Omertas stopped buying weapons from him, and he gives you a note. It's usually something you get really early on and forget about. When you do the quest to figure out what the Omertas are doing with all their new weapons, you have the option to destroy their weapons as part of the mission and free the weapons dealer from blackmail. After you finish that quest you can go back to Mick and say that the situation with the Omertas has been dealt with and that they'll be buying weapons from him again.

As thanks, you get the Pimp-Boy 3 Billion.

Full details here. (http://fallout.wikia.com/wiki/Pimp-Boy_3_Billion) If by chance the quest breaks (which is fairly common with this one) or you don't feel like doing it, it can also be console'd into the game. But that's not as fun.

And I also happened to have the Wild Wasteland trait for this run because I'd never used it before. So every time I equip the Pimp-Boy this plays (https://youtu.be/GtctU-mcQCc?t=24s). bahahahahhahaha
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on July 19, 2015, 06:01:40 pm
Oh man Legate Lanius just surrendered and ran away from me mid-fight because of this perk I have. WHAT!?!?!?!

hahahahhahahaha
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on July 22, 2015, 08:12:22 am
(http://i.imgur.com/6IXrAmY.jpg)

I love you Wild Wasteland trait. :3
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Brandonazz on July 25, 2015, 09:40:00 am
Best trait.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Pixxel on July 25, 2015, 09:59:49 am
Don't think I have ever done a run without that trait. :)
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on July 25, 2015, 04:54:31 pm
I was ****ing around with console cheats and mods and this happened.

(http://i.imgur.com/dAyVa4l.png)

They just stayed there. Then they exploded.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Cobra on July 26, 2015, 07:43:57 am
Never play NV without wild wasteland on.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Kishmond on July 26, 2015, 09:32:21 am
Was there ever a fix for the crafting menus bugging out and being unusable?
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on July 26, 2015, 10:06:34 am
Was there ever a fix for the crafting menus bugging out and being unusable?

Haven't had any issues with crafting, but I couldn't tell you if a patch fixed it or if a mod fixed it.

Never play NV without wild wasteland on.

How do you know what the differences are if you only play with it? I like to play it without for my first run and then use it on subsequent runs. But my brain is filled with Tesla coils so I remember that kind of stuff.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Tesla on July 26, 2015, 12:14:50 pm
How do you know what the differences are if you only play with it? I like to play it without for my first run and then use it on subsequent runs. But my brain is filled with Tesla coils so I remember that kind of stuff.

Every time a Wild Wasteland event happens, a Vault Boy with spiral eyes shows up in the corner of the screen. You can see it here. (https://youtu.be/_ue1AAiSxPA?t=1m31s)
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Kishmond on July 26, 2015, 01:26:34 pm
No it's still there. Along with weird mouse jumping on some menus. None of it is game breaking but it is kind of a pain.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on July 26, 2015, 03:27:25 pm
Every time a Wild Wasteland event happens, a Vault Boy with spiral eyes shows up in the corner of the screen. You can see it here. (https://youtu.be/_ue1AAiSxPA?t=1m31s)

I contemplated including that I knew this in my original post but figured you guys wouldn't think I was that clueless. Then again, Tesla did spend a lot of time around THE FRENCH, so I can excuse him. ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

I mean besides that. Like, you just play the game normal and it's still pretty wacky. But I feel like you can't appreciate the added effects as much without the perspective of playing it with that perk disabled. But then again I'm the kind of autist that actually remembers most of the details of my game playthroughs... at the cost of remembering just about anything from real life. D:
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Tesla on July 26, 2015, 03:28:52 pm
ACK!

I've been CAUGHT!
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on July 26, 2015, 03:29:56 pm
I could tell by your OUTRAGEOUS ACCENT!!

ayyy I'm having a good real world laugh over here, thanks for that :D
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on July 28, 2015, 09:27:31 am
Hey that was nea- oh **** I didn't mean to do that.

(http://i.imgur.com/vJfTzE5.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/bThD62b.jpg)
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Cobra on July 28, 2015, 02:30:31 pm
For me there is nothing gained by not having it on. Basically it's turning on pop culture references and gives you something extra to look for in game. I still remember stumbling over the corpse of Owen and Beru and laughed when I got it.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on July 29, 2015, 10:57:31 am
Finally found all those blasted star bottlecaps.

pewpewpewpewpew
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on January 30, 2017, 05:16:10 pm
https://www.reddit.com/r/Games/comments/5r25lu/rumor_fallout_new_vegas_2_details_leaked_and/


HMMMMMM
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Ultimatum on January 30, 2017, 05:26:34 pm
Sweet news if its true
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Slinky on January 30, 2017, 07:23:59 pm
**** i really really wanted fallout new orleans

this better be fallout new orleans
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: eropS on January 30, 2017, 07:27:57 pm
Haha they're on that Iso RPG train they ain't jumping off their own IPs
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Krakow Sam on January 31, 2017, 03:11:34 am
If it's seriously New Vegas two then even a somewhat decent company like Obsidian has lost the god damn plot.

But then, of course Bethesda is just going to start doing HD remakes of previously successful games. OF COURSE.

Naturally they'll never make an enhanced remake of Morrowind. Don't be stupid.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Gauphastus on January 31, 2017, 03:28:24 am
Nah, dude. Morrowind is a flawless experience. Can't touch. Don't mess.

I miss New Vegas though. I liked screwing around and blowing things up. Killing all the powder gangers, amassing a ton of dynamite and then pissing off Caesardudes so they sent killsquads after you, which I blew up, got me a lot of good gear and caps.
I usually play a pretty self-righteous psycho in those sorts of games. Set some slaves free and if anyone comes after me about it I will destroy their entire civilization with some grenades.

Augh, I wanna reinstall now but I don't have time for more games god damn. :u


Anyway I didn't play Fallout 4. Is it any good? Seemed more arcadey than ever.
Keep in mind I play to kill stuff, level up, gear up, and get bored. I do not care about story.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: Celdur on January 31, 2017, 04:01:06 am
Fallout 4 is pretty good for that.
The combat is the best in the series, the story is by far the worst.
I'd say get it on a big sale maybe.

Also by the way things are going an enhanced remake of fallout 4 is more likely than one of morrowind.
Title: Re: Fallout New Vegas
Post by: PatMan33 on January 31, 2017, 06:54:33 am
I miss New Vegas though. I liked screwing around and blowing things up. Killing all the powder gangers, amassing a ton of dynamite and then pissing off Caesardudes so they sent killsquads after you, which I blew up, got me a lot of good gear and caps.
I usually play a pretty self-righteous psycho in those sorts of games. Set some slaves free and if anyone comes after me about it I will destroy their entire civilization with some grenades.

Augh, I wanna reinstall now but I don't have time for more games god damn. :u

Just started playing again with Random Start. Actually began the game in the captured NCR prison as a Powder Ganger! Want my list of mods? It's a pretty solid NV setup. At the very least you gotta use Random Start. It is a feature that should be in every open world game. Totally breathes new life into it.