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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

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 ...
4
votes
4answers
6k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

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.
4
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
13k views

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 ...
8
votes
1answer
898 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
635 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
660 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
5k views

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 ...
4
votes
3answers
8k views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
626 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
482 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

Do I need to help the ghouls to complete Come Fly With Me?

Do I need to clear the 'demons' from the basement or can I just kill all the ghouls including Jason to satisfy Manny?
1
vote
1answer
370 views

Need a little help reading aid items

Most of the aid items I've used in Fallout 3 and New Vegas were fairly self-explanatory; however this is because as a matter of course (particularly in NV where RadAway is more scarce) I tended to ...
2
votes
1answer
565 views

Is Sunset Sarsaparilla food?

Specifically regarding the Desert Survivalist achievement (trophy in PS3 parlance): Does Sunset Sarsaparilla count as food toward the requirement to "heal 10,000 points of damage with food?"
5
votes
2answers
3k views

How do you play custom music on the radio?

How do you play custom music on the radio in Fallout 3 and/or Fallout: New Vegas?
15
votes
5answers
6k views

Do companions' weapons degrade in Fallout: New Vegas?

It was claimed in this comment that companions' weapons don't degrade in Fallout: New Vegas. Is that true? What about companions' armor? Does the difficulty of the game influence this? What about ...
10
votes
7answers
17k views

Are items that disappear from Fallout: New Vegas companion inventories lost forever?

Twice now, I've completed a side quest in Fallout: New Vegas, received a unique weapon, given that weapon to one of my companions and then had the weapon disappear completely from the game. Is there a ...
10
votes
1answer
1k views

Can you finish the game siding with Caesar as a woman?

As is fairly well-documented, Caesar's Legion is extremely sexist -- women do not serve his armies, are subservient to men in all ways, etc. So my question is, if you are playing New Vegas as a ...
3
votes
2answers
879 views

Mouse acting strange ingame, screen rotates on right mouse move

ok so when i'm ingame (fullscreen) when I hold the right mouse button to zoom in with the scope on a weapon and then move the mouse to align it with a target, the screen just flips 90° in any ...
11
votes
10answers
9k views

Both Fallout 3: Game of the Year and Fallout: New Vegas crash when I try to create a new game

I have a problem with Fallout 3 GOTY and with Fallout : New Vegas, both Steam version. Fallout 3 GOTY crashes as soon as I try to create a New game, while Fallout : New Vegas crashes immediately after ...
5
votes
2answers
1k views

Friendly artillery fire from the Boomers

I managed to avoid the Boomer artillery fire and speak with their leader. They promised not to fire on me any more, and I already performed a quest for them and have a reputation of "accepted" with ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Is there any advantage to the PIMP-Boy 3 Billion?

I just got a PIMP-Boy 3 Billion. Aside from the fact that it looks a little cooler, if really gaudy, is there any advantage to using it instead of my old PIP-Boy 3000, or vice versa?
5
votes
2answers
9k views

How much NCR infamy do I gain from arming ARCHIMEDES?

According to The Vault, arming ARCHIMEDES will kill all the NCR troops stationed at HELIOS-I. While that is a regrettable consequence, I really (really) want Euclid's C-Finder. So when this ...
1
vote
2answers
5k views

How do I heal crippled companions, preferably without wasting supplies or caps?

Veronica got a bit crippled by the boomer artillery, now she's limping around and being all melodramatic, making me promise to bury her in a nice dress. I'm not playing hardcore mode. I slept in my ...
11
votes
2answers
69k views

What are the exact triggers for initiating companion quests in Fallout: New Vegas?

Until now I've only triggered Veronica's companion quest. I'd like to see the other now, so I'm curious about the exact trigger for initiating the companion quests. Do I only have to have them with ...
18
votes
2answers
15k views

Is it possible to kill everyone or are some NPCs unkillable?

Is it possible to kill every last person (and non-person) in Fallout New Vegas? Or are some NPCs unkillable? Not that I would advocate or condone such a monstrous action, just idle curiosity.
2
votes
2answers
10k views

When is the latest I can kill Mr. House?

Considering that I'm going the Wild Card: Change in Management path, when is the latest I can kill Mr. House? I've made sure to acquire and turn in all seven snow globes. Yes Man is waiting patiently ...
1
vote
2answers
348 views

Can I safely finish Volare if I plan on doing Change in Management?

The title pretty much says it all. On the one hand, the Boomers are freakin' nuts. On the other, I'm guessing that raising that bomber out of the lake and watching it rain fiery death over the Legion ...
4
votes
2answers
986 views

Are there ANY “good guys” in the Mojave Wasteland?

I'm 100+ hours in to my first playthrough of Fallout: New Vegas, and I'm getting to the point where I will soon have to "make a choice" regarding the future of the Wasteland. Until I met Yes-Man (I ...
4
votes
1answer
3k views

Where can I get enough cards to play a game of Caravan?

I don't know much about the game, but I know that I need 30 cards to play, and I can't have the same card from the same casino twice in my deck. Where can I get many of them? I really want to play ...
8
votes
5answers
6k views

Can your companions die?

I've heard of some companions not leveling with the Courier, and being killed as a result. But every time my companions are beaten senseless, they end up merely unconscious. Can companions die? If ...
5
votes
3answers
21k views

How can I Isolate the Brotherhood virus?

How can I fix the Brotherhood of Steel virus inside the computer-lab?
5
votes
1answer
4k views

What's the best choice to make when in Mr. House's bunker?

In New Vegas, when in Mr. House's bunker, what is the best choice to make, when thinking of future gaming? Destroying the bunker, or helping Mr. House?
4
votes
1answer
2k views

How does Red Lucy react to women?

I just beat the mission, "Bleed Me Dry," and Red Lucy had her little When Harry Met Sally moment. What I'm wondering is, does that outcome change if you are playing as a woman? As a man with the ...
4
votes
1answer
469 views

Is the Atomic Wrangler necessary for The Courier Who Broke the Bank?

OK, I just got the Courier Who Broke the Bank achievement, having taken just a hair over 15,000 caps from the Ultra-Luxe. (I have a lot of patience, and like blackjack.) Thing is, I'd already broken ...
4
votes
1answer
7k views

Can I still get a key to the hotel room after Boone joins me?

Already found out who the culprit was and donned the special hat during a stroll out in front of the dinosaur, now after a dialogue with Boone he has joined me. Question remains, how can I get a key ...
2
votes
1answer
360 views

Which chems are addictive?

Specifically, I'm wondering about Turbo, Cateye and Hydra. Are any of them addictive? If so, what's the chance of getting addicted? I've been holding onto these chems, but selling the ones I'm used ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Are skill magazines cumulative?

Are the effects granted by skill magazines cumulative? By that, I mean, if I read two of the same magazine, do I get +20 (+40 with the Comprehension perk, which I have) as my skill bonus?
24
votes
7answers
84k views

Is it possible to reach Max Stats in Fallout: New Vegas?

Starting SPECIAL STR 5, PER 5, END 5, CHA 1, INT 10, AGL 5, LUK 9 (Same as 10 when it comes to skill points) Now you can improve your SPECIAL stats in the following ways; STR: +1 Implant PER: +1 ...
12
votes
11answers
25k views

Can you get your own house?

I was wondering if you can get your own house in Fallout: New Vegas like you did in Fallout 3?
7
votes
6answers
36k views

What are some options for finding my lost companion Veronica, besides a manual search?

I've just lost my companion Veronica, she's nowhere to be found. I did not tell her to stop following me, she just dissapeared at some point. I've looked in front of the Lucky 38 and at the trading ...
2
votes
1answer
8k views

Which sniper build is useful in close-range situations but does not rely on VATS?

I noticed that VATS is much less powerful in Fallout New Vegas than it was in Fallout 3. I only use it at nearly point-blank range, at anything else it seems much worse than what I can shoot manually ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

I am having trouble interacting with the Brotherhood

Im having a bit of a problem. I did the still in the dark mission, talked to the elder who said that lockdown will be over. I received 1000 xp. Then I went to Hardin telling that he could knock out ...
10
votes
1answer
827 views

VATS damage reduction in Fallout New Vegas

In Fallout 3, during VATS you had 90% damage reduction. In Fallout New Vegas this seems to be considerably reduced. Is it known how big the damage reduction is now, or has it been removed entirely?
8
votes
1answer
1k views

Are there any bonuses to making your own ammo?

Is there a benefit to crafting your own ammo in Fallout: New Vegas? At first I wanted to do it, then I quickly got bored with it, and now its pretty much the LAST thing I want to do in the game. ...
12
votes
2answers
4k views

What do all of the Melee/Unarmed special attacks in V.A.T.S. do?

Once you have sufficient Melee/Unarmed skill, you unlock additional, special attacks with those combat skills, both in and out of VATS (to use them out of VATS, you need to do a power attack - hold ...