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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How do I get the most buck for my bang?

Is it more cost-effective to sell many items of poor quality, or fewer items of higher quality that have been repaired together? Does the answer change depending on the item? Does it change depending ...
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Where to find a barber in Fallout NV?

Is there a barber available in Fallout New Vegas? Sporting hipster beard in Mojave desert almost makes me wish for a nuclear winter.
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Why is the Brotherhood of Steel attacking me?

Going down the independent questline. I killed Caesar when Benny fled to the Fort, and Mr House shortly after returning to New Vegas. Then I started doing Yes Man's quests to meet and greet the tribes ...
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How do I attach a mod to a weapon?

In Fallout New Vegas I have a "varmint rifle" and I purchased a "varmint rifle night scope" from Chet in Goodsprings. How can I put the scope on the rifle? My first thought was that I should simply ...
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Why Won't the Followers of the Apocalypse message me?

ED-E got his keywords triggered and a couple days later, as expected, I got a message from the Brotherhood of Steel. No message from the Followers ever hit though, it's been several more ingame days ...
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How do I go about heading down the Independent Road?

I want to do an independent ending of New Vegas but I can't figure out how to do it. Last time I found myself on the NCR ending without even realizing it. How do I start the Independent road?
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Can I Delete an NPC?

I had asked Cass to wait outside the Van Graffs while I snuck in for 'Heartache By The Number' and when I exitted she wasn't there. Being immensely confused, she showed up on the map, but knowing no ...
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Do followers use ammo for a new gun?

If I gave Cass a 12-gauge shotgun to replace the one she currently uses, which is a 20gauge, would I need to give her 12-gauge ammo for her to use it? Would she use up that ammo?
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Is the Courier's Stash in Fallout New Vegas available if you already sold the items in one playthrough?

So I got the DLC,I used the items till they were too under-powered for me and then sold them. Will I still be able to use them again in a different playthrough or am i screwed?
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How does Wild Card: Side Bets really work? (Spoiler)

This is my first playthrough and I think I have done things backwards compared to what the designers intended. I scoured all of the wasteland and did all the DLC before I even set foot in New Vegas. ...
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Is the Debt Collector quest bugged?

I have just started the quest Debt Collector and have sweet-talked Jane into paying up. After that, we talked more and she mentioned her caravan in the Broc Flower Cave. I also received the objective ...
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I'm vilified and don't get attacked

Ok, I know from previous questions that the whole reputation and karma thing of FA:NV is a bit wierd but now I can't make heads or tails from it. I have been vilified with Caesar's Legion pretty much ...
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Does difficulty of locks and computers scale with your level in DLC?

I've read that although there is a recomended level range för DLC, you can to some extent enter whenever you like. I personally have done them at roughly ten levels higher than what the wikia says. ...
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Achievement Ol' Buddy Ol' Pal not unlocked

I still haven't gotten the Ol' Buddy Ol' Pal achievement unlocked. I read about the bug on the fallout wiki but to the best of my knowledge, I have had achievements enabled all the time. Will I ever ...
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Will followers swap weapons “intelligently”?

I've just aquired Cass and according to the wiki, she can be good at both melee and guns. If I give her both a melee weapon and a gun, will she swap weapons during combat accordingly? I.e. if the ...
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Can I reason with Dr. Mobius?

I just finished OWB and I never got the option to let Dr. Mobius live. The only dialogue option to end the conversation was to kill him. I did everything in Big MT gathered all personalities, helped ...
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Firing at point blank range in V.A.T.S. causes near 100% miss rate

I'm currently running through OWB and noticed something rather annoying. When I'm using V.A.T.S. at point blank range, I seem to almost always miss. When the camera zooms out to run the animation and ...
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Is there any point in using both rifle and pistol?

I'm currenlty playing a sneaky sniper. I'm level 27 and have been experimenting around what kind of weapon loadout I should use. Currently my "main" weapon is a sniper rifle (of some sort) for long ...
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In Dead Money, how do I trap Father Elijah in the vault?

There's an achievement for trapping Father Elijah in the vault, but he has a knack for seeing right through stealth regardless of your preparations. Other guides suggest you should be able to just ...
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Heads, bounties and Bloody Mess

Will Bloody Mess automatically deprive me of the highest bounties in Three-Card Bounty? It seems that exploded bodies equals destroyed heads.
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Become trusted by Ignacio Rivas

The Fallout Wiki guide claims that the quest That Lucky Old Sun will generate rewards from Rivas if you are "trusted" with him. How does one become that? I have tried multiple ways of directing power ...
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What happens if you kill the Brotherhood before meeting Veronica?

Veronica is an awesome companion and in my current save i've killed everyone in the BoH because of an accident involving a ranger outfit and the phrase "you came to the wrong neighborhood ...
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Is all karma faction bound?

I just ran into a small camp of Powder Gangers and killed them. When I was going to loot boxes, I got the "Karma lost" effect. Does this only apply to said faction or is there a "generic" karma that ...
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Are any weapon mods craftable in FA:NV?

Is it possible to craft any mods at all in FA:NV or are you purely in the hands of RNG in regards to where you find them? So far I've really been down on my luck on mods to Varmint Rifle. Chet does ...
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New Vegas - How useful is high stealth really?

I'm rather new to FA:NV (but not the series). I'm going for a pretty standard sniper build. Sneak around and pick of target. A bit like a stealth archers in Skyrim. However, one guide suggests that ...
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I still don't get when I win or lose at Caravan [duplicate]

I thought I'd gotten the hang of this rather interesting game, but every now and then I seem to win or loose even though neither I or the opponent have three complete caravans. My last match, he even ...
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Can Gun Runner's Arsenal Mods be attached to any weapon in Fallout New Vegas

I brought a couple of Mods for an Anti-Material Rifle and they have a (Gun Runners Arsenal) label in the Pipboy but i can attach the mods, i did pick up the gun in a location that was added via a ...
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I eviscerated everyone in Cottonwood Cove in a wanton killing spree. How do I reach the Fort now?

Since I gunned down the guy (Lucullus) in Cottonwood Cove who is supposed to ferry me to The Fort, I have no way of getting to The Fort anymore. I have tried to interact with the barge by the jetty, ...
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Is there a way not to damage your allies and civilians while using explosive weapons?

I decided to play Fallout New Vegas again, and this time I'm going for explosive weapons as my primaries. The main problem i currently have with them (other then blowing my limbs off while using them ...
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Which ending should come if I kill all of the NPCs in Fallout: New Vegas?

If I kill all NPCs, or simply kill the main NPCs who give me the main quests, which ending would come? Is there another ending as a genocidal leader, or are there only four endings?
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How to approach Nellis Air base?

When trying to approach Nellis Air Base in Fallout New Vegas, One has to dodge the artillery. The hint you get is to hide behind some high buildings in the northwest (I think). Anyway, there are no ...
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Is it worth it to take the Wild Wasteland trait in Fallout New Vegas?

I know that this trait adds some more fun to the game but other than that?
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Scopes and binoculars in Fallout: NV don't magnify

Any gun with a scope has no magnification whatsoever. I've tried it with a couple modded in guns as well as vanilla. If its worth anything, the issue is the same with binoculars. I get the special ...
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Fallout Map Size in “Game Cells”

So I found the answer to this question fascinating and it got me to thinking, "I wonder how this compares to other Bethesda games...?" I've read quite a bit about the comparison being "bigger than" ...
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Finding a replacement Lockpick Weekly early game

Just started playing Fallout 3:New Vegas again. One of the first quests is to break into the safe in the school house. You start out with 15 points for lockpick skill, but you need 25 to attempt to ...
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What is a good ranged weapon build?

I am getting back into New Vegas after a significant absence. I am trying to decide between a Gun build and an Energy Weapons build. Which is better? I am looking for: Perk selections specific ...
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How do I access Fallout New Vegas DLC?

I've downloaded Fallout New Vegas for the Xbox360 and also downloaded some DLC, but I have not seen any changes to the game and I cant seem to find out how to play it. How can I access it?
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Can I play Fallout: New Vegas without Steam?

I just bought Fallout: New Vegas today on Amazon for the computer and I am dying to play it, but for some reason it made me install it on Steam and it is now updating the game which it says will take ...
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Do ED-E's weapons work in casinos?

I'm about to go meet Benny in his suite at the Tops and, frankly, I don't trust him to come alone and unarmed to our little meeting. I won't be arriving empty-handed myself - I've got a quiet .22 and ...
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What's so special about Mick's Special Stash?

Twas morning in Freeside and at Ralph and Mick's Not a creature was stirring, except for two chicks on a mission from Elvis, to investigate a bodyguard who seemed suspiciously great. When what to our ...
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Where do companions go when dismissed in Fallout: New Vegas?

Boone and I have been murdering our way through the Mojave Wasteland for the last ingame month or so, and we're very happy together. However, I've just reached Trading Post 188 and encountered ...
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What is the game-time to real-time ratio in Fallout: New Vegas?

Like many RPGs, Fallout: New Vegas has day/night cycles. Right now, I'm trying to infiltrate the REPCONN labs to find out why there are so many ghouls there, while still making it back to Novac in ...
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Can NCR forgive me for nuking the Long 15?

So, at the end of the Lonesome Road add-on I chose to bomb both Legion and NCR, which of course maximizes my infamy with both factions. I'm on my umpteenth play-through and I'd like to repair my ...
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Where is the Fallout: New Vegas save game location?

I just reloaded Steam on a new computer and I can't find the folder to put my saved games into. Where is it?
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What is the profit in resolving the issues with Ulysses peacefully?

What is the profit in resolving the issues with Ulysses peacefully at the end of Lonesome Road? Other than not having to fight him, that is? (the loss is I won't get his unique gear)
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(GRA) Overkill * Challenge: What qualifies as an “Animal” for this challenge?

I have the Gun Runners DLC for Fallout New Vegas and I am trying to complete one of the challenges that comes with the DLC, '(GRA) Overkill *': Kill (20) Animals with any Fat Man or Fat Mines. ...
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When should I read skill books in Fallout New Vegas?

I was given a lot of books with skill names with a quest. When do I use them? And are any of them more than just short term perks?
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Is it possible to own a slave?

As the question says, I'd like to know if it's possible to "buy" a slave and use it as companion (even if it's useless). If not, is there any mod that implements this feature?
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Problem in Dead Money DLC ending?

I have just finished the Dead Money DLC for Fallout New Vegas. When I go to the gate that says "Travel to Mohave Wasteland", it gives the DLC's ending, but after that video ends I'm back in BoS ...
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Two retail versions of the same game

I own Fallout New Vegas and have just bought the "utimate edition" of the same game. I want to start playing ultimate edition, and gift the older game to my son. Is that going to give me problems ...