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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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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In Fallout New Vegas should I turn on all DLC as a new player?

I'm worried that having all 9 DLC modules turned on at the same time will mean that I get 9 NPCs charging me at the start asking about side missions. Should a player turn these on after finishing the ...
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How do I contact the Brotherhood of Steel?

Am having a bit of difficulty trying to get in contact with the Brotherhood of Steel. Have found Hidden Valley and looked in all the bunkers but still nothing. Are they triggered by a particular ...
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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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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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In Fallout: New Vegas, is it possible to drop bottle caps?

I ask this because I'm playing the New Vegas Trade Center mod and I'd like to put my bottle caps in the bank there. Unfortunately, bottle caps don't appear in my inventory; they only appear in the ...
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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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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.
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Fallout New Vegas quits to desktop with no error message

Just installed Fallout New Vegas. After some time of game play the game just quit to Desktop without any error messages. Can someone point me directions on why this is happening and how can I fix it? ...
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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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Do god mode console command affect companions?

If i'm with a companion and use TGM for god mode, does he/she will be invicible too, or no? Is there a way to make my companions invicible?
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Where can I get the Wild Wasteland gauss rifle?

I have the Wild Wasteland perk activated and I got the alien gun, but I still want a gauss rifle. Are there any other locations in the game where I can get one?
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What parts of Fallout: New Vegas are based on the real world?

I found out that the Helios One power plant actually exists (probably without Archimedes). I also knew Nellis AFB, Hoover Dam and McCarran Airport were real, and some quick Googling showed that ...
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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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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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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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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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If I leave a companion in F:NV can I get him back later?

I've been running with Boone for a while and, while he's a good marksman, he's kind of a nuisance. The Legion are the only group I'm in bad blood with and he just likes to run into them headfirst, ...
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Does (accidentally) opening the console make achievements unobtainable?

I know that using console commands disables achievements. However, there are moments where I am not intentionally cheating, but accidentally pressing the tilde key, which is close to the 1 key. (Side ...
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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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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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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 ...
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What effect does karma have?

I'm wondering what effects your Karma has in Fallout New Vegas, since they introduced the reputation with different factions?
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Use the console to reset challenges and fix achievements

I opened the console during a session and later played 34 hands of blackjack, which caused the Double Down achievement (play 10 hands of blackjack) to not pop. I know I can use ModPCMiscStat ...
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Can you become a Ranger?

In Fallout: New Vegas, you meet many ranger NPCs, among which is Ranger Andy in Novac who seems to suggest that it's possible for the Courier to become one. I came to the conclusion of a possibility ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Stuck inside a rock - glitch

I'm playing the glitch-riddled Fallout New Vegas. I'm on the Deathclaw Promontory and managed to kill one while sliding down the side of a rock. I'm now INSIDE the rock. I can run about, i can see ...
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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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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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Skyrim, Fallout 3 and New Vegas: major mouse issues

Alright, so for the last 2 days I've been trying to figure out how to solve this issue with Skyrim, Fallout 3, and New Vegas. When starting Skyrim, my mouse responds fine, but my windows cursor ...
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Veronica won't walk around with me anymore

After I get out of the Hidden Valley bunker after trying to convince the elder and kill the four Brotherhood of Steel people waiting for me and Veronica there, Veronica just stands where she was when ...
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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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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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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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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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How to make NCR rangers stop attacking me in Fallout New Vegas

I am at the beginning of Fallout: New Vegas and am being attacked for apparently no reason by NCR rangers. I'm wearing a Leather Armor (not linked to any faction) so I don't understand how to make ...
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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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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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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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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?
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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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Why are there no tanks in Fallout 3 / New Vegas?

Is there a reason why you never see any tanks in Fallout? For a civilization constantly at war and so heavy on the weapons development they seem to focus on infantry all the time. You could argue ...