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Fallout 3 is a First Person Role Playing game set in the year 2277 in the irradiated wastelands of Washington DC, following a Nuclear Holocaust. It was released by Bethesda Studios in 2008.

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Who are the Essential NPCs in The Citadel?

So I have begun my little side quest. I enlisted Fawkes, as I happened to start it in Underworld and realize that I had good alignment before starting. Cleared that out. Started clearing Rivet City. ...
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How can you identify (or find) the body parts?

Bear with me, this one might sound a bit ... sick. Let's say you're playing Fallout 3, and you've taken the Bloody Mess perk. Then, you're surrounded by enemies. You go Rambo on them with something ...
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What's the purpose of sitting down in Fallout 3?

The Capital Wasteland is full of chairs, benches and other items that give you the option to sit down. Is there any in-game situation in which it's better to sit than to stand or crouch? For ...
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A safe way to get Rivet City Security Uniform?

In addition to collecting as many unique items as I can, late (late) in this most recent run of Fallout 3, I've been trying to get at least one sample of each kind of weapon and armor. It's not like ...
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Ramifications of mass slaughter?

OK, this is going to sound a bit… sociopathic. Or perhaps psychopathic. In any event, it's something that I'd only do playing a game — I swear! :) I will soon finish Point Lookout for ...
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How did the cap economy make it to the east coast?

My understanding of the cap economy is that it was established and maintained by the Hub in Fallout 1. Given that, canonically, how did that particular barter system become the de facto system on the ...
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How to improve animations and textures in Fallout 3 GOTY?

I am planning to restart Fallout 3 now that I bought the GOTY edition (I had previously bought and played the normal version without addons). I remember that, when I played the first time, the only ...
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Which Fallout 3 items are sought-after by NPCs?

Some of the items in Fallout 3 are special because some NPC wants to collect them. What are they? Who wants them? What are the special conditions associated with turning them in to the NPCs, if ...
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How can I get a Vault 101 Children's Jumpsuit

I'm on a mission to collect as many unique items as I can. Why? I can't say, but probably some bizarre form of OCD. Anyway, in this hunt, using the lists provided at The Vault, there is the Vault 101 ...
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About Atomic Armors in Fallout 3

How can I equip the various atomic armor in Fallout 3? I am already at level 22 but I still can't find anyone who can train me for equipping them. They are really good armors...
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What's the easiest way to kill Fawkes?

So just for fun, as I've now gotten all the level/alignment achievements, I decided to try and kill Fawkes, who's waiting in Underworld. I knew he'd be tough -- when VATS shows a mini-nuke barely ...
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What are the ramifications of clearing Fort Independence?

I wound up visiting Fort Independence last night, and Protector Casdin took the Outcast Power Armor I was wearing, leaving me essentially naked. This couldn't stand, so ... I opened fire. I lost a ...
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Staying neutral at high levels in Fallout 3

Here's the scenario: I'm going after the neutral achievements for Fallout 3. I'm currently about halfway to leveling up again -- this time to 20, which would get me the next achievement. I'm trying ...
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Where is a two-handed gun outside of Megaton?

Is there a two-handed gun outside of Megaton in Fallout 3? Where can I find one?
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Where to find a dog in Fallout 3 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find the pet dog in Fallout 3? I need a dog and I dont know where to find one, please help.
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If you blow up MegaTon where do you go to continue with the main quest?

In fallout 3 my first time playing it I was suppose to find information about my father at MegaTon. Well, I decided to blow up MegaTon instead. (via that one guy from Tempenny Tower). Where do I go ...
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Where can I find the strongest armor in Fallout 3?

Where can I find the strongest armor in Fallout 3?
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In which way should I approach the expansions of Fallout 3?

I finished Fallout 3 for the first time more than 1 year ago. Now I am planning to re-play it and I bought the GOTY edition that include all expansions. Can you please point me out where and how I ...
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Fallout 3 - Broken Steel - Nothing Happening

So I installed broken steel/point lookout on my xbox. Then I put in the Fallout 3 disk and selected continue from last saved game. I find myself in the rotunda about to activate the purifier. I ...
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How much alien blaster ammo is there in Fallout 3?

One of the reasons I never cared for the alien blaster (and never went after the firelance) was that the ammo and repair part supply for both seemed ... lacking. Really lacking. I don't remember any ...
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Fallout 3 Alien Weapon

I'm wondering where to find the alien weapon in fallout 3. A friend of mine played a new game and put it on very difficult and then he went to Super Duper Mart. He found some raiders, killed them and ...
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If I play Fallout 3 via Steam, will I still be able to obtain Live achievements?

Since Steam usually has it's own achievements system and there is no mention of it on the page of the game, is it still possible to obtain Live achievements, or are they not availble in the steam ...
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Are the expansions on Fallout 3 necessary for a full grasp on the story?

I finished Fallout 3 and was satisfied with the story and the way it ended, am I missing something if I don't play the multiple expansions that came out afterwards? Also, will Fallout New Vegas be ...
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Where can I find the pet dog in Fallout 3?

I know you can get a dog as a pet from a junkyard in Fallout 3. Where is the Junkyard in relation to Vault 101?
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What use does Pre-war Money have in Fallout 3?

Pre-war Money has a base value of 10 caps in Fallout 3, and a weight of 0. Obviously, it's a good thing to collect and trade in for caps. Are there any NPCs who value Pre-war Money more than the ...
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In Fallout 3 (on the Xbox 360) is there any fix for the “moving PIP-Boy” bug?

I love me some Fallout 3. In fact, it's paused as I write this. That said, there's a fairly well-known bug (definitely in the Xbox version, I don't know about the others) where the PIP-Boy display ...