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 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 ...
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Is melee effective on fallout new vegas and can someone run me over the basics?

I want to start the campaign again using melee and some ranged such as explosives, but I don't know how to use it, what perks to use and the best armour. Is it viable, and, if it is, can someone ...
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Do body armors have any effect on the head? Is it better to use hollow point ammunition when targetting a body-armored enemy's unarmored head?

I'm just wondering if Fallout New Vegas is like Skyrim, where wearing an armor on one body part will protect other body parts (regardless if armor is worn on that body part). In FNV, do body armors ...
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How do I get the NCR Rangers to stop hunting me down?

I killed ranger Ranger Andy because I accidentally stole from him when I was trying to bring the dialogue options in order to ask him about Boone's wife. He chased me out of Novac and kept shooting at ...
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Killed all inhabitants of HELIOS ONE, yet quest still active

In Fallout:NV, I initially was going against the NCR early on, but switched allegiances to see how their storyline played out. All NCR troops accepted me as OK except for HELIOS ONE, where I had ...
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How do I exchange all of my currency for chips at once?

I'd like to quickly exchange all of my NCR money for Tops chips instead of repeatedly clicking the exchange button. Is there a way to do this? I'd prefer not to click "8 chips for $20 NCR." 83 times.
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Is there a way to cleanup or repair savegames?

We are having issues with crashes in Fallout: New Vegas on the PS3. We tried our savegames on another PS3 and encountered the same problems. Starting a new game on our PlayStation, or loading the ...
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Followers have gotten stuck and disappeared

So, Boone and Rex have been following me for some time now, and Boone is carrying quite a lot of valuables for me. All of a sudden...when I loaded up my game today....they were not behind me. I see ...
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Why did ARCHIMEDES not activate?

Following this question... So I armed the ARCHIMEDES system, hoping to see all those NCR scum get fried...according to the Wiki it is a sight to behold. However, I went through and armed everything, ...
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Was the Men Behaving Badly theme tune in Fallout New Vegas?

My friend is insisting the Men Behaving Badly theme tune is in Fallout New Vegas (he says it plays in the background as you are walking through Freeside) but I'm sure he's wrong. Is he?
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How can I get La Longue Carabine from Corporal Sterling in Fallout NV?

In Fallout New Vegas, I would like to get La Longue Carabine from Corporal Sterling, but am unsure how. I have very low sneak, and it doesn't even appear in his inventory to be stolen, is there any ...
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Where can I find the Fat Man in Fallout New Vegas?

I have tons of mini nukes. The only problem is that the only weapon that shoots mini nukes is the Fat Man. I've seen it a few places and and never had the caps to buy it. Is there a place in Fallout ...
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Fallout new vegas crash with ASUS EAH6850

I have an i5 3.2GHZ computer with windows 7 64bit installed. 4GB RAM, dual monitors connected to an ASUS EAH6850 video card. I recently purchased Fallout: new Vegas which installed correctly. But ...
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How do enemies scale with the player level?

In Fallout: New Vegas, enemies get stronger as you level up. But which of their stats increase, and in which scale?
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How can I get the Platinum Chip from Benny?

I know that he currently is keeping it in Caesar tent, but unfortunetly my reputation among Legion is very bad hence all legionnaire attack me if I come in tent. What could I do? Putting on Legion's ...
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Which stat is applied first, Damage Reduction or Damage Threshold in Fallout New Vegas?

The information found on the Fallout Wikia seems to be conflicting. Under the Damage Threshold article, it states that: The combined statistics of DT and DR (with DT being applied first) ...
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Are there any time-based events?

In Fallout New Vegas, do I have to keep an eye on the time/date? Are there any events that happen after a certain amount of ingame time? Can you for example miss something if you arrive to late in a ...
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How (and when) do I run Fallout: New Vegas' DLC?

I already finished the game a few months ago but would like to play the DLC now. It looks like they are not run separately from some menu but rather loaded alongside the main game and add some ...
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In Fallout New Vegas, how do I use Mojave Express Drop Boxes?

I've been playing Fallout New Vegas and I spotted the Mojave Express drop box in Goodsprings, but I haven't seen any others. Supposedly you can use these drop boxes to move items from place to place ...
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Avoiding encumberance in New Vegas

Lately while playing Fallout New Vegas, I've found myself lugging far more equipment than I need. As a result, I'm always either overloaded and can't fast travel or sprint. When I started playing ...
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Can I drink myself stupid?

One of the notable 'features' of Fallout:New Vegas was the return to the series of 'Low Int Dialog' - that is to say, special dialog options in conversations that reflected the fact that you had ...
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Is there any way to get the Faderator in Fallout: New Vegas on the 360?

The Faderator is a piece of cut content in the Fallout: New Vegas addon Dead Money. It's retrievable using console commands on the PC, but I'm not running F:NV on the PC; I'd like to get at this ...