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Discussion in 'Games' started by Jedi Knight Fett, Sep 29, 2014.

  1. Zeta1127

    Zeta1127 Jedi Master star 5

    Sep 2, 2012
    Ah, so the Minutemen must function similar to the Dark Brotherhood, since they had the same problem in Skyrim.
  2. Outsourced

    Outsourced Jedi Knight star 4

    Apr 10, 2017
    God I love Fallout.​
    Making this thread less because there's any big news surrounding it, but because it's probably my favorite series of all time. Especially the setting. It draws me in way more than Skyrim ever did.​
  3. Maulfly

    Maulfly Moderator Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Oct 23, 2001
    Which ones have you played?
  4. Outsourced

    Outsourced Jedi Knight star 4

    Apr 10, 2017
    I've played them all. But I'm nowhere close to beating them all. @Maulfly
    Last edited: Jan 15, 2018
  5. Jedi Knight Fett

    Jedi Knight Fett Force Ghost star 9

    Feb 18, 2014
    I'm pretty sure there is a thread about this series somewhere.

    Anyway New Vegas is my favorite.
  6. Violent Violet Menace

    Violent Violet Menace JCC Ravager star 5 Staff Member Manager

    Aug 11, 2004
    No wonder you knew that. You created the previous thread! :p I'm merging this with that one.
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  7. timmoishere

    timmoishere Jedi Grand Master star 6

    Jun 2, 2007
    One big turnoff for me in Fallout 4 is you can't play all factions simultaneously, like you can in the Elder Scrolls series. I chose Brotherhood of Steel for my first playthrough, but I'm reluctant to reload an earlier save so I can make a different choice.
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  8. Ender Sai

    Ender Sai Chosen One star 10

    Feb 18, 2001
    Fallout 4 is awful, vacuous nonsense.
  9. FatBurt

    FatBurt Jedi Grand Master star 6

    Jul 21, 2003
    I've tried a few times now on both Fallout 3 and 4 and just can't get into them

    I'm back playing Witcher and the Batman games (not knight)

    There looks to be so much here to do but the games just do not draw me in.
  10. Ender Sai

    Ender Sai Chosen One star 10

    Feb 18, 2001
    If you want something that's actually Fallout, and not a combination bad shooter and settlment building game with Fallout asthetics, avoid 4. The fact it's exploded with popularity is a good indicator it's been dumbed down for the masses, hence it being on consoles. Go instead to New Vegas, which captures the essence of the Fallout world (Bethesda don't) and makes it an actual RPG, where choices matter.

    case in point? In the good Fallout games, i.e. not 4, there are consequences to your actions and that includes your companions. Pick up a super mutant like Marcus, and you'll find hostility in places you haven't previously lifted your reputation to the point where they trust you. In Fallout 4, Brother of Steel paladins prattle on about how much they hate synths, but don't care if your companion is the synth Nick Vallentine. Why? Would probably confuse and upset console players.

    Contrast this with Fallout New Vegas - made by the original Fallout dev teams from Black Isle and base din part of their never-produced Fallout 3 "Van Buren" project - where you have the opportunity to recruit form NCR Ranger Boone. Boone's wife was sold into slavery by someone in the town of Novac, and you need to find out whom and why. Take someone to a designated location wearing a certain item of clothing, and that will signal to Boone their guilt and he'll kill them. You have literally all the discretion in the world here as to whom you decide bites the dust. And, if you investigate Carla Boone's fate, you'll discover she was sold to the legion simply because someone disliked her personally.

    Boone basically lost the love of his life because of petty, small town jealousy. It's such a great moment. Fallout 4 had nothing like this which is why I stopped.
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  11. Reynar_Tedros

    Reynar_Tedros Jedi Master star 6

    Jul 3, 2006
    I loved that mission. You're just walking the guilty(?) party out into the open, and out of nowhere, WHAM! Head explodes, blood and guts everywhere. Awesome. New Vegas is definitely the best modern Fallout game.
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  12. vypernight

    vypernight Jedi Knight star 3

    Nov 1, 2012
    I got Fallout 4 for Christmas and have been playing nearly every day. I like it better than 3, mostly because of the Phobia mod. My only complaint is my robot follower always ends up injured every time I fast travel. When I started to run low on repair kits, I traded him for a new robot and it worked okay. I prefer robots to living followers because there's no, "x disliked that," "did you find anything?" every 2 minutes.