The latest installment of the Fallout series set in a post-apocalyptic Las Vegas. Developed by Obsidian and published by Bethesda.

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What determines your ability to pickpocket NPCs?

What factors determine whether you can successfully pickpocket someone?
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Which will Boone use better, a Sniper Rifle or an Anti Material Rifle?

How effective is boone at using an anti Material rifle, compared to using a sniper rifle?
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Cannot complete second part of 'I Could Make You Care'

I'm stuck at the second part of the Companion quest 'I Could Make You Care', for the companion Veronica Santangelo, where you need to find 3 technologies, either: Vault 22's farm info Guided ...
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Playing a game from a secondary HDD

So I have been trying to play Fallout New Vegas from my secondary hard drive. When I upgraded my hard disk I left the old one with all the data still in it and am using it as a secondary. When I try ...
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New Vegas crashing on startup

Around a week ago I started up New Vegas on my second screen, which is a TV hooked by HDMI. I would press play on the launcher and after a few seconds the game dropped to the desktop. I clicked back ...
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Does your Karma level affect random encounter rate?

In Fallout New Vegas, you'll come across insects, raiders, random enemies, etc. Does your Karma level affect how many times this happens, and does it affect the type of enemy you encounter?
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What are the small triangles within the radar?

There're small triangles, filled and empty ones. I just came close to the filled one but there's nothing special I see physically. What are these?
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Fallout New Vegas DLC Wont activate when walking out of Doc's house

Normally, when I walk out of Doc Mitchell's house, I usually get spammed with pop-ups regarding the DLC's radio stations, but now I get no such popups. All I get is one notification that "dead money" ...
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Reaching 100 in all skill categories [duplicate]

Is it possible to max your skills in Fallout New Vegas? Lets say that my character has reached 100 in all skills, when I level up will I be given more skill points or it'll just lead me to the ...
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Lonesome Road DLC

Can one visit the Long 15 & Dry Wells if : Haven't started the Lonesome Road DLC Didn't nuke both NCR & Legion
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New Vegas Companions Quests

Are Companion Quest in New Vegas necessary to complete ? Are there any penalties if I don't complete all of them ?
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Nexus Mod Manager won't recognize Fallout New Vegas

I have trouble opening NMM for my New vegas game saying that it does not have the permission to write the game and I've been told that I should run as admin to open it, but : Can someone please ...
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Steam Error loading Fallout: New Vegas

Today I launched Fallout: New Vegas and it gave me an error: Application load error P:********** (Dashes are hidden since it might be a security thing) I was busy at Vault 11 fighting laggy ...
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Why am I still gaining infamy even though I am wearing NCR armor?

Am I misunderstanding how faction armor works? It's my understanding that while you are wearing faction armor, NCR for example and attack another faction, Legion, in this case, I would not gain ...
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Van Graff hostility (not concerning “Cass”)

In my current game of "Fallout, New Vegas" I have had no meaningful interaction with Cassidy of Cassidy caravans to have any meaningful impact on my relation with the Van Graffs. In the quest, ...
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Is a charismatic build really worth it?

I've built a highly intelligent, highly charasmatic but otherwise useless character in Fallout NW. I'm about 1/4 through the main quest...at Novac, with a few dozen side quests, and I have yet to ...
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Cannot complete 'Old school Ghouls'

I have Raul as a companion and I'm trying to do his companion quest (Old School Ghouls). I have finished talking to the person at Novac and the person at Camp Forlorn Hope. All I have to do now is ...
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Final Dog Tag for We will all go together

I have completed almost all the quest except I can't find the last dog tag, the map pointer just shows me to the middle of town (I assume it is the middle) and I can't see any more ghouls in the city. ...
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Does Fallout: New Vegas support character slots?

I know it's a pretty broad question, but does anybody know if you can have "character slots" for Fallout: New Vegas? What I'm looking for is a system similar to how Dark Souls has different slots ...
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Are VATS aiming bugs in Fallout:New Vegas really that preventive?

I'm playing Fallout New Vegas vanilla (although updated to the latest patch). I wanted to make a cowboy-like character that would wield primarily lever-action rifles - scoped trail carbine and a brush ...
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Fallout New Vegas - Shift slows me down instead of running

When I press Left Shift my character walks slowly. It should run instead. Caps Lock is turned off. When I turn Caps Lock on he walks always slowly, not always runs. I only played 1 hour, killing ...
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How do i fix a corrupted file on fallout new vegas

I have been playing fallout new vegas for about five days. I tried to load it again but it just gives me an infinite loading screen. my cousin said it was a corrupted file. My question is, is there ...
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How can I complete the quest “Still in the Dark”?

I can't do the quest "Still in the Dark." I hit all 3 terminals after he says "the virus has jumped," and I still can't get it to work. What does it take to finish the quest successfully?
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Fixing unearned achievements in Fallout New Vegas

I completed Old World Blues and managed to get my brain back. Yet, I received neither Make up your Mind or Outsmarted on my Steam achievements. I did not use console (on purpose or by accident) to ...
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Increasing uGridsToLoad in Fallout: New Vegas

What settings can I drop to load more grids without crashing? I can run 9 grids stable but 11 causes the game to crash to desktop. Exterior cell Buffer is at 48 (96=CTD). I want to be able to snipe as ...
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Can all followers quest be done in one playthrough?

As I understand, several (if not all) of the companion quests require certain "trigger points" to initiate their quests. If I complete say Arcade's quest, can I then return to Veronica and run HER ...
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New Vegas X-8 Center Wrong Testing Facility (Old World Blues)

This is part of the quests "X-8: High School Horror" and the "Sonic Emitter Upgrade" retrieval quest. In order to successfully finish both of them, I need to re-enter the institutional test at several ...
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Trigger Discipline Perk - Good for Snipers without VATS?

I started to play a sniper but I won't use Vats. I heard, that a shot with a sniper rifle hits exactly where you aim. If that's true, the perk "Trigger Discipline" would be completely useless for me, ...
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Can I reset my infamy with the NCR?

I am a "wild child" with the NCR and I would rather have them not shoot me on sight. I looked back at my old quests and it says I am declared a terrorist and will be shot on sight if I am inside their ...
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is there a way to set a location as not discovered?

I am looking for a way (mod, console command, savegame edit) that allow me to mark a location (that was found/discovered) as unfound (not discovered). Many times I find locations that I want to ...
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Where can I find a sniper in Fallout New Vegas?

I am almost 22hours into game level 16. I am in Camp McCarran right now. But I still couln't find a single sniper rifle in game. All I found now is a Hunting rifle and a scope to attach to it from a ...
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Is it possible to keep Boone as a companion and become idolized by Caesars Legion?

I want to unlock the legions safehouse to get the lucky shades but I've already recruited boone. I want to keep him so I can get all the companions but I don't know how I can gain enough fame with the ...
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Fallout New Vegas weapon mod button not working for PC

I have FNV on Steam for PC, all add-on content as well. I am very experienced with this game, and understand that GRA mods only fit on GRA weapons. That being said, in the PIP-BOY menu, the (x)MOD ...
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how do i get power armour training in fallout new vegas [duplicate]

I have blown up the brother of steel and I cant do arcades quest is their any other ways of getting power armour traning
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Do food items have any point in Fallout?

There are so many food items in the game, but they all only add 1 or 2 HP plus Rads. Is there any reason to use them? Seems the same with healing powder. And why do they 'wear off' after a while?
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I killed Caesar. Am I missing out on any quests?

Warning: Spoilers for Results of Killing Ceasar So I've been sent to get the Platinum Chip from Benny, who's supposed to be at the fort. Exiting Benny's casino, a Frumentarii guy says Caesar wants ...
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What is the handgun a companion will term best?

So, I'm trying to decide what handgun to stock ammo for, for Raul Tejada, but I don't know what calibre because I'm not sure what handgun he'd take over his own .44 mag. What handguns/lever-action ...
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How can I fix characters not sitting on chairs properly?

When sitting on chairs, is annoying see your char floating on air near it. But with the Corvega mod it is difficult to play. I am forced to open console and type TCL to be able to push the light ...
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Why can't I get the unique Energy Weapons?

In an earlier question I asked how one could get the unique energy weapons providing one had already completed Heartache By The Number. I was told that if you killed Gloria Van Graff the items should ...
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How can I get the Top Tier Energy Weapons without the Van Graffs?

So, I completed Heartache By The Number in a peaceful way and got attacked by the Van Graff thugs, as you're pretty much supposed to be, outside the Atomic Wrangler while turning in the Debt Collector ...
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Energy Weapons vs Small guns: Pros and Cons [closed]

What are the relative pros and cons between energy weapons and small guns? Such as damage, rate of fire, accuracy, & ease of finding ammo. While playing playing the game I haven't got to a stage ...
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Slow / Low fps at pipboy inventory, crafting menus, NPC talk, shopping menu etc, how to fix?

For no apparent reason, my inventory or dialog options etc; all the 2D menus (FalloutNV is 3D but menus are 2D), become utterly slow, while outside of these menus the game (3D) runs smoothly good; ...
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How to mark notes as unread?

I think most people have faced this already, we have notes that we do NOT want to attend to their subject atm, but they are AUTOMATICALLY marked as read and we CANNOT undo that, what is utterly ...
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How to set a quick weapon access key with a controller in Fallout: New Vegas on PC?

In Fallout: New Vegas on PC, you can set a quick weapon access keys by pressing a keyboard shortcut (1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, or 8), and clicking a weapon in the menu. The keys are replaced by directions on ...
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Is there a way to not ignore the Brotherhood of Steel

When dealing with the tribes, in the quest The House Always Wins V, Mr House will always refuse to negotiate, and want you to destroy the Brotherhood of Steel. The corresponding quest from Yes Man, ...
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What is the last mission I can do for each faction before they'd hate me? [duplicate]

As you reach the end, you get 3 missions, each indicating that one of the 3 main factions (the NCR, Caesar's Legion and Mr. House) are watching you and if you continue to help the other 2 factions ...
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Where are the high points in Zion (Honest Hearts)?

So, I just started Honest Hearts and despite beating the thing twice in the past, I've never managed to find all of the high points for Follows-Chalk's ability, which has a challenge attached. The ...
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Fallout New Vegas Freeze on Bethesda Loading Screen (before main menu)

Up until recently, Fallout New Vegas played just fine on my PC, However, I went to play it yesterday and the game loads as far as the Bethesda splash screen (before the main menu) and then freezes. ...
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No mouse or keyboard input in Fallout New Vegas (aside from return and arrow keys)

Hardware/OS CPU - Phenom II quad core GPU - R7950 HD RAM - 8GB SSD - 2x120GB RAID 0 OS - Windows 7 Install Environment Up-to-date windows Latest beta catalyst drivers Up-to-date game cache ...
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Do disintegrated enemies respawn?

I noticed that some goo puddles seem to be permanent in my games, and that some powder gangers I turned to goo many levels ago haven't respawned.