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Re: Fallout 3

Post by TyBO » Sun Jan 11, 2009 5:26 pm

I've been playing Fallout 3 for ~35 hours now, and I'm completely addicted. I really love how open-ended it is, and how I can forge my own path through the game. Also, the voice acting is a notch or two above most games I've played.

I still have a few complaints though. The "dungeons" all start to look the same after a while - too many dark hallways, reused textures, etc. Also, the general lack of music is disappointing. I decided to rip some CDs to my 360 hard drive and use the custom soundtrack feature cause I was sick of the ambient noises.

Still, the game's flaws are all forgivable. Bethesda did an admirable job continuing the Fallout series; much better, I'm sure, than Interplay could do in it's current state.
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Re: Fallout 3

Post by Lartrak » Mon Jan 12, 2009 11:07 am

Have you tried listening to the radio? Quite a bit of good stuff on it...
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Re: Fallout 3

Post by Jeeba Jabba » Mon Jan 12, 2009 12:14 pm

This game is amazing. And terribly addictive. Yet I was still much more enchanted by Oblivion.
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Re: Fallout 3

Post by melancholy » Mon Jan 12, 2009 5:59 pm

After 97 hours, I finally beat Fallout 3. I would wager that I only explored about 2/3 of the map and participated in 3/4 of the main sidequests. The ending was kinda abrupt, but the events leading to it was awesome. Though I still think Oblivion was more fun, Fallout 3 was by far more immersive and intricate in it's design, both with the world and the quests.
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Re: Fallout 3

Post by TyBO » Tue Jan 13, 2009 7:39 pm

Lartrak wrote:Have you tried listening to the radio? Quite a bit of good stuff on it...
Yeah, the main radio station with all the music (forget the name ATM) is good stuff. I think it suffers from having too few songs though. It's no GTA when it comes to the radio stations.

Also, a patch was released today, for those who missed the news: http://fallout.bethsoft.com/eng/downloa ... es-US.html
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Re: Fallout 3

Post by JuddWack » Fri Jan 23, 2009 1:17 pm

I'm also loving this game, but I'm really disappointed that there are no Mad Max style vehicles or motorcycles. I mean, they are laying all over the wasteland. It's a big surprise that none of them are in working condition.

One thing I like is how the people really react to your decisions. In Fable 2 it didn't seem real. I was an evil womanizing ass and villagers people would cower in the town and suck up to me by giving me gifts, but that's about it. I really feel like my choices have a greater impact in the fallout world.
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