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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Is there any way to give Boxcars 15 Med-X?

Boxcars says that, since I'm the Powder Gangers' "Grim [expletive] Reaper," if I give him 15 Med-X, he'll OD and die for me. But my only options (while carrying 43 Med-X's) are 1, 2, 3 and 5. If I ...
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Where can you find a scoped rifle early on in New Vegas?

This is my second play through of New Vegas and somehow I don't remember where I got the scoped guns I had before from. The only scoped gun I remember is a Guass Rifle which I only got because of the ...
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What can I do with the disassembled weapons shipment?

I found the disassembled weapons shipment near some Fiends and it's valued at almost 5000. The problem is I can't sell it anywhere (it just doesn't show up in the list of items). What am I supposed to ...
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What are the main differences of Hardcore Mode?

I was curious as to what the differences in gameplay there are between regular mode and hardcore mode? From what I understand is that you require sleep, food, and water. What are the penalties(other ...
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Do you have to kill Dean?

I'm in the Sierra Madre (Dead Money add-on), and I was trying to be a nice guy -- I really was. But when the time came that I could decide whether to kill my companions or let them live and disable ...
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Are the limits for getting banned in a casino static?

Winning too much in a casino gets you banned. But is the limit static, as in whenever you have won a specific sum over all time you get banned, or is it a ban for winning too much over a short period ...
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Can you remove a weapon attachment?

I recently put a scope on a 9mm pistol, but decided the scope was useless. Is there any way to take it off the gun? I would just find another pistol, but the pistol I have is currently in top ...
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Can I have multiple team members in the Presidential Suite in Fallout: New Vegas?

I recently got a "hideout" in New Vegas. Victor, the robot, alludes to the Presidential Suite as a "hideout" for my "friends"...as in plural. The suite seems to have multiple rooms, and I know I've ...
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How does “Dead Money” interact with Veronica?

This is a multi-part question, which I know is generally frowned upon, but please hear me out on this. If you have Veronica as your companion (assuming you can even take companions to The Sierra ...
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How to level up in Hardcore mode

After completing the game with standard settings, I started a Hardcore game. After playing for a while I have still not leveled up. Is there a certain way to do this?
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Why did Caesar's Legion become hostile to me?

I have been neutral to Caesar's Legion, and have not done anything to make them aggressive towards me. I went to see the enslaved Powder Gangers, but I didn't set them free. The Legion was nice to me. ...
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Why did the Van Graffs try to kill me?

Here's the situation: I finished Cass's quest (Heartache by the Numbers) peacefully, with stealth. I was not caught by the Crimson Caravan nor the Van Graffs with my sneaking around for their ...
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Do the split beams in Fallout Vegas for energy weapons share the same hit chance?

For instance, if I use the beam splitter on a 20 damage laser rifle, it splits it into 3 beams (6.7x3), which I know, is a bug since its supposed to split into 2 and do 30% more damage. However, do ...
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Which strategy to follow in building a Caravan deck?

I admit that Caravan rules are not so "user-friendly", but finally, after some attempts and after reading this good explanation, I managed to win a couple of games. Now, how should I build the ...
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How do you display framerate in Fallout New Vegas?

I would ideally like to know a console command that will display the framerate (current and a running averages would be even better).
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How much does luck affect the various games of chance in Fallout:New Vegas?

Does anyone know how luck affects the 3 casino games ( slots , BlackJack, roulette) in Fallout:NV? Does luck play a bigger role in one of the games more then the others? Is there some breakover ...
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Why do I lose karma when I take bandit things?

Why do I lose karma when I take bandit things, like objects found in some Powder Gangers camps?
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Where are good home base sites in Fallout: New Vegas?

Where are some good places to set up a home base in Fallout: New Vegas? My criteria for "good" are as follows: Permanent (non-resetting) storage containers, the more the better Quick to get to from ...
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What tactics are best for killing Deathclaws?

Everyone in Fallout tells you that Deathclaws are bad news. Everyone tells you it would be suicide to take them on alone. But this is a game, I'm the hero and I win against impossible odds all the ...
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What is a good rifle in Fallout New Vegas?

Currently I'm using the "AER14 Prototype" and while it hits quite hard I'm wondering if there's anything better? I've also got the "All American" assault rifle but in single shot mode it feels quite ...
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How to enable Hardcore mode

Why Hardcore mode is disabled and grayed out in gameplay menu settings? I am an "expert" of Fallout 3 and I would like to start my first playthrough in New Vegas with Hardcore mode ON. Is there any ...
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Is it possible to *NOT* get the room at Lucky 38?

Is it possible to not get the room at Lucky 38, but still complete and win the game? Is this faction-dependent? (I am specifically interested in an "independent New Vegas" solution, but am open to any ...
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Mods to install before starting Fallout New Vegas

I have just bought Fallout New Vegas. I read the patch notes and I saw that many bug as been fixed after the release. What I am wondering now is, if there are any known bugs and if there are mods I ...
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How do I bring ED-E to the scrapyard?

I have the quest "ED-E My Love". However, I cannot just pick him up and walk outside (he's in a house). Is it possible to do that quest when I don't have the science/repair to fix him first?
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Fallout New Vegas and Boxing

I saw this picture on fallout wiki(on the bottom of the page) and I wonder if I can do any boxing in fallout or is it as useless as it looks? P.S. Is that picture a hack or are there any boxing ...
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Inventory Crash in Fallout New Vegas

Just picked this game up from the Steam sale, and I'm running into this crash. I can't assign any weapons to the shortcut keys since when I hit any number while in my inventory, my game immediately ...
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Besides Gun Runners, where can I buy missiles?

Where can I buy ammo besides Gun Runners? I'm looking for missiles.
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Annabelle with Missile High Explosive

How can I use those two things together, Annabelle(Missile Launcher) can use High Velocity Missiles, but cant use the High Explosive. Is there any way to make it use those too? Will it work with ...
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Dead Money DLC Perks

What are the new perks in the Dead Money DLC for Fallout: New Vegas?
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What is the fastest way to level up without killing many people?

After finishing the game for every possible faction, I'm thinking about playing again from the start, maybe even in hardcore mode. What missions are the best to level-up quickly? By this I mean, what ...
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Fallout:NV - technical issues

I was reading a review of Fallout: New Vegas, because I am planning to buy the game (for Xbox 360). But I was very disappointed when I learned that there are many bugs and glitches in the game. The ...
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Which mantises explode?

I've noticed that when I loot mantis legs off of some mantises they explode. Others (most in the wasteland, in fact) don't. Which mantises explode upon you looting their legs, and why is it different? ...
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What are some tips for a speed run through Fallout: New Vegas on hardcore mode?

The title explains it all. I've played the entire game "regular" but now I'd like to play hardcore but not try and do every little quest all over again-- just the important ones. What are some tips ...
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Is there a peaceful solution to Primm?

This may sound odd coming from the psychopath who slaughtered everyone in Fallout 3 and was concerned about whether or not cannibalism counted as food (not to mention what would happen if I engaged in ...
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Does your Brotherhood reputation affect your position with Veronica?

Pretty much what the title asks. I'm going through the Render Unto Caesar questline, and thus have been ordered to destroy the Brotherhood of Steel. if I do so (having completed their questline and ...
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Taking ED-E to the scrap yard

I had this quest before I repaired ED-E, but I also went to the scrapyard and spoke to the lady before getting ED-E as a companion. Now when I chat to her she doesn't have any dialog options ...
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How do I let go of ED-E?

As per title I lost the ED-E somewhere... Not sure where. I stopped paying attention to him because he seems to always get stuck at the entrance of various caves/vaults (would follow me just fine ...
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Why can't I send companions back to Lucky 38?

I used to be able to send companions back to Lucky 38 but all of a sudden I can't any more. I only have the option of ending the companionship rather than sending them to Lucky 38. Does anyone know ...
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Character moving slowly without carry weight being exceeded.

I encountered a bug where my character moves slowly, as if i had exceeded the carry weight even though my maximum is not exceeded (or even close). I can still jump and fast travel, but cannot run. I ...
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More companions in Fallout: New Vegas

Is there any way in which you can have more than one follower? In Fallout 3, I had four.
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Where is my Rock-It Launcher?

One of the greatest build-it-yourself items in Fallout 3 was the Rock-It Launcher. I swear, I found the schematics for it like 3 or 4 times. However, I've made it all the way through New Vegas twice ...
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How do you exploit the level/perk/experience glitch in “Run Goodsprings Run?”

OK, we've established prior that I'm not above using certain exploits (notably the caps exploit for weapon/armor shops) when I play. This, however, is an exploit I'm not sure I would use, because it ...
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Can you kill the birds?

In New Vegas, every now and again I'll see a friendly on the radar, but I can't target it in VATS. Then as I move closer to it, small black birds fly away. I know they're present just for flavor, but ...
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Can I have Boone kill anyone other than Jeannie or Manny?

I'm playing an evil character, and I'm having some trouble keeping him evil. (I'm also having trouble getting him to very evil, but that's a discussion for another day.) So I'd like to help Boone ...
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What is the lowest Luck score where you “feel lucky?”

Specifically referring to casinos, what is the lowest score at which you will "feel lucky?" In my current playthrough, where my Luck is 5, I have not yet felt lucky, but have spent well over two ...
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What are the ramifications of open cannibalism?

Let's say that I'm about to engage in some good old-fashioned American cannibalism, but instead of [Hidden], I see [Detected] on my HUD. If someone sees me engage in cannibalism, I know that the perk ...
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What are the slot machine odds in New Vegas?

I know that slot machines are generally a sucker's game, but they also have the highest potential payouts. That said, after fighting one at the Atomic Wrangler for the better part of an hour, I'm not ...
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Where is the REPCONN research labs key?

In the "Come Fly With Me" quest chain, I just finished clearing the basement of nightkin and sent Harland away. After going back upstairs, I can't open the research labs door to talk to the ghoul ...
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Stole a pre-war book at Mojave Outpost and lost a lot of gear — what happened?

I was dressed as a member of NCR, and on a larf, decided to steal a meaningless item in the barracks (a pre-war book, specifically). I was wearing NCR armor and an NCR goggle helmet. Once I did, no ...
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Does cannibalism count as food?

I'm going for the Desert Survivalist achievement, and throughout my Fallout experiences, I've never taken the Cannibalism perk. I'm thinking that, since I'm playing a very evil character this time, I ...