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Fallout Which is better, Fallout: New Vegas or Fallout 4?

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by Stella Brando, Nov 30, 2021.

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Choose one or more:

  1. Fallout 4

    8.8%
  2. Fallout: New Vegas

    69.2%
  3. Fallout 3

    6.6%
  4. My Mum <3

    14.3%
  5. James Dixon's Fifth Great Uncle

    6.6%
  6. Some Drunk Guy

    13.2%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Stella Brando Arcane

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    Fallout 4 has better graphics, but the Mojave desert seems more interesting.

    What do you think?
     
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  2. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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  3. Stella Brando Arcane

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    Should have put that in the poll. Oh well, too late now.
     
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  4. Butter Arcane

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    Fallout 4 objectively has better graphics. New Vegas fans have to settle for symbolic wins in completely subjective categories.
     
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  5. MWaser Arbiter

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  6. soulburner Arbiter

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    Once you forget there's any story in Fallout 4, it's a pretty good game. Exploration seems to be rewarding, the graphics are pretty pleasant to the eyes. Gunplay and audio are pretty alright, too. If you treat it as an open world first person looter shooter it will be a very fun experience.
    Fallout New Vegas is a "proper" RPG with skillchecks, consequences to choices and a lot of dialog, so it depends on what you're looking for.
     
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  7. somewhatgiggly Learned

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    Yea, but the problem is the story. I'm not playing 4 to just romp around Post-Apoc boston. I'm playing 4 for a good story, with the ability to fuck off and just muck about if I want. Yes, it's a upgrade mechanically in places compared to 4, but once the Institute and BoS and Railroad and Minutemen come bakc into view, it sours.
     
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  8. Zlaja Arcane

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    Whenever I see this term I think of premature ejaculation.
     
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  9. Reinhardt Arcane

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    Never managed to finish new vegas, even with loverslab mods. Never played f4.
     
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  10. Silverfish Arbiter

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    Both have more than their fair share of retarded characters and concepts, but Fallout 4 comes off a little more sincere where New Vegas is way too cutesy and can't stop winking at the audience.
     
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  11. laclongquan Arcane

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    What do you mean, winking at audience? And cutesy? Where? Veronica?
     
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  12. KateMicucci Magister

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    Putting the "story" and "factions" aside, because they were obviously garbage, Fallout 4 was okay. It had a lot more to explore than NV, which was kind of empty but not as empty as Fallout 3. Base building was fun for a while but the ceiling on that fun wasn't high because build options were so limited. The gun mod system was pointless and made everything feel the same.

    The divide between the parts of Fallout 4 that were professionally done and the parts that were just amateur is more obvious than in any previous Beth title. Some of the VAs were so bad its unbelievable that they got hired. Previous games had some problems with VAs, but the problem was never that the VA himself was just bad.
     
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  13. Silverfish Arbiter

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    Stuff like a street gang that pattern themselves on Elvis Pressley, a casino owner named "Mr. House", A sniper camped out in a tourist trap dinosaur-shaped tower that also sells dinosaur toys, Roman legionnaires roaming around, a protectron that can become a town sheriff, and so on. Fallout 4 is shit, but it's just a harmless dudebro game. NV actively makes your ribs sore with how much Obsidian is nudging them.
     
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  14. Comte Guest

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    They are both trash you homo
     
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  15. Cryomancer Arcane Glory to Ukraine

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    Weapons :

    FNV : A lot of iconic guns. Anti Materiel Rifle. Brush gun and a lot of ammo variety.

    Shotguns in FNV
    • Buckshot
    • Magnum
    • Flechette
    • Pulse
    • Coinshot
    • Slugs
    • Dragon breath
    • (...)
    • Available in 12 and 20 gauge
    Shotguns in FL 4
    • Only one type of ammo
    Armor :
    • FNV : Flat armor reduction
    • FL 4 : Percentage DR which means that a 9mm SMG is more effective than a .308 rifle vs heavily armored enemies(which makes no sense)
    Dialog
    • FNV : A lot of dialog options. You can even convince the final boss to retreat
    • FL 4 : Dialog wheel.
    Immersion mechanics
    • FNV with hardcore more where ammo weights, you don't regain health by sleeping and so on
    • FL4 - everything even radiation is dumbed down
     
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  16. luj1 You're all shills Vatnik

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    The moment they switched from isometric to first person they killed the atmosphere

    Doesnt matter if its NV or FO4

    The eerie desolate atmosphere (and soundtrack) was replaced by cowboy yabadabadoo shit and explosions

    Even Tactics had a soul of Fallout, anything that came after doesnt
     
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  17. Nifft Batuff Cipher

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    My monkey prefers FO4.
     
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  18. Maggot Arcane Patron

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    Tactics does not have "a soul of Fallout", it feels like a weird knockoff, which it is.
     
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  19. Sratopotator Savant

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    No kingcomrade option? Fucking newfags :M
     
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  20. Zlaja Arcane

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    Yeah, those damn newfags!
     
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  21. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    Is there a more overrated game on the codex than fnv?
     
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  22. Butter Arcane

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  23. Cryomancer Arcane Glory to Ukraine

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    Yep. DOS2. Stat stickie wow style loot. Cooldowns. Archers that can't hit target at 14m. Awful writing. awful humor.

    FNV despite not being perfect(too low lethality IMO) is way better than any Larian game.

    PST has a great writing but bad gameplay.
     
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  24. Atlantico unida e indivisible Patron Vatnik

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    Fallout 76, it's hated and reviled and yet that's still overrated.
     
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