Fallout 3

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by travisty08, Oct 28, 2008.

  1. travisty08

    travisty08 Junior Member

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    i preordered the game on steam and though it was released today, the download has not become available. it says it will be available in 4 hours, but it has said that all morning. anyone know what's going on with this?

    also, feel free to discuss your experiences with the game.
  2. Coleman

    Coleman fresh off the corner

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    I'm downloading it from direct2drive right now. No waiting periods or messing with steam.
  3. Steve Juneau

    Steve Juneau I am teh em0z LULZ

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    Already playing it on 360, can't say I'm hugely impressed. I put it down after a week because GOW2 came out :D
  4. Coleman

    Coleman fresh off the corner

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    Installing now. I'll post my opinion in a day or so.
  5. namelessentity

    namelessentity Resident Cynic

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    WTF? Since when does the UK get games made in the US first? Or do you have some kind of connection?
  6. Dustin

    Dustin Junior Member

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    I can't wait to hear your thoughts guys
  7. Steve Juneau

    Steve Juneau I am teh em0z LULZ

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    Twas a leak mate :)

    Modded 360 ftw.
  8. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    what kind of gamer do you have to be to enjoy this?
    im unfamiliar with the fallout series and before i buy it, im just wondering what other games would this be akin to?
  9. GRP

    GRP oh snap

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    This one has been called "Oblivion with guns". Fallout it ain't, but Oblivion was fun as hell, so w/e.

    FPS/RPGish shit if you don't know about Oblivion.
  10. travisty08

    travisty08 Junior Member

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    granted, i've only played for about an hour, just got out of the vault, but it seems pretty fallout-ish to me.
  11. Dustin

    Dustin Junior Member

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    's downloading!
  12. Coleman

    Coleman fresh off the corner

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    This is about where I am. I just got out of the "training area" you could say and am finally out and about. Lots of NPC's to talk to and investigate. It's definitely not going to just be a shoot-em-up. I like it so far. Just wish i didn't have 2 exams to study for.
  13. SoulAssassin

    SoulAssassin Car Ramrod

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    Downloading it but I have like 6 seeds on my torrent I'm using (the reloaded one)...dammit!
  14. Jackalope

    Jackalope NNNNEEERRRRDDDSSSSS!!!!!!

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    I've been seeding this one since 3 oclock this morning, but for some reason my upload is really slow, like 51 kb/s.

    reloaded works great. So far I really like this game, I'll probably buy it.

    Anyone else really like the VATS system?
  15. Steve Juneau

    Steve Juneau I am teh em0z LULZ

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    That gets old fast, especially after the 50th time and you start to get multiple enemies at once.

    Even the BOOM HEADSHOT VAT isn't all that.
  16. NoseMaster

    NoseMaster Horrible Person

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    Haha, I blew up megaton.
  17. Jackalope

    Jackalope NNNNEEERRRRDDDSSSSS!!!!!!

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    sweet. I was getting frustraed because the game was hard as crap for a little bit. No ammo, and the aiming was really sluggish. But I think I got the hang of it now, because I'm killing raiders with almost no problems.

    I usually use vats to try and take them out from a distance, then sneak until I get close enough to use vats and kill them before they even get a shot off.

    The perks are really sweet, but I usually get overhwlmed at the skills page. there is so much to point all of those points into, I get kinda lost.

    this post contains spoilers: (but they are from really early on concerning megaton...in case you were afraid I was going to ruin something)














    So I'm trying to play a good character, I told the sherriff about Burke, and burke shot and killed the sherriff. Is this going to effect my reward for disarming the bomb?

    Also, Springdale school....is there a point to this place, or is it just a random dungeon? I cleaned the place out, but never found a named raider. I just used console unlock to open the door to the big hole. Went down there and killed a crap load of giant ants, but hit a dead end. Is there anyway to get further, or is that where the map ends?
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    tweakmonkey Webmaster Staff Member

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  19. hans5849

    hans5849 Serious as a heart attack

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    It has a oblivion/Bioshock feel to it.
  20. GRP

    GRP oh snap

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    This was literally the first thing I did getting out of the vault and by luck stumbling onto Megaton.

    I really, really, really love this game so far. My only gripe is that it's a little too Oblivion and not Fallout-y enough. Even still, it's a great game on it's own merits. Love it. The gunplay feels just right.
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    namelessentity Resident Cynic

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    Does it get better out of the vault? I felt like the game was missing something. It felt a little too much like Stalker. A pretty game that felt overly "clunky". All the physics feel really dated, and the world seems off to me. I'm not sure why I'm not into it so far.
  22. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    looks wayy too complicated for me
  23. Bear

    Bear Hoot!

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    Picked it up impulsively for the PC yesterday during my break. Great game and it runs/looks awesome too. I love the opening story in the vault

    Who killed the overseer? I did!
  24. hans5849

    hans5849 Serious as a heart attack

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    I love VATS, wait until they get close pull out the Hunting Rife. Boom! Boom! Headshot!
  25. hans5849

    hans5849 Serious as a heart attack

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    I just stood in the water and drank it until I got it. It has a cool side effect if you are doing it as part of the Megaton chicks thing.

    Is there a way to get faster travel, like a motorcycle or something?