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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Where is the bed you rent in vault 21?

I've run around and around the entire vault and can't seem to find the rented room ("use key" never shows up). In addition, I've slept in every bed I can find but none of them will heal me (I'm on ...
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Is there a good melee weapon in fallout new vegas [closed]

Currently I am doing a melee build for New Vegas. Are there any good melee/unarmed weapon builds you would suggest for me? Where could I find them?
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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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How do I repair my weapons and armor?

In both Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas, how can I repair my weapons and armor?
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How can I get President Kimball to retreat to the safe room during the Arizona Killer quest?

I am trying to force Kimball to retreat to the safe room during the Legion quest "Arizona Killer." I am an Unarmed character, without a high enough Explosive or Repair skill to blow up the vertibird. ...
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Is there a bobble head equivalent in Fallout: New Vegas?

I have been looking around for the standard stat boosters and skill boosters and still haven't seen anything that will boost my S.P.E.C.I.A.L. I was wondering if there are any things hidden away like ...
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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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Cannot Fix Corrupted Files on Steam for Fallout New Vegas

So, on Steam, I have Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition. I've been playing it like crazy, and I've already got to the Strip within the day and a half I've been playing. I go to Silver Rush, steal a ...
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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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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 ...
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Why won't the Sloan quarry workers move back into Quarry Junction?

I've completed the quest where you have to kill the Deathclaw Mother and Deathclaw Alpha Male for the Sloan quarry workers. I wiped out all the deathclaws in the quarry and then notified Chomps Lewis. ...
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Disabled NPC Fallout New Vegas

When I was doing Honest Heart DLC, Waking Cloud was my NPC as those who've done the DLC know. But for some reason I went in console and disabled her because she kept dying*. When I tried to re-enable ...
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Bye bye love - Where do I go from here?

I'm doing the Bye Bye Love quest in Fallout: New Vegas. I've spoken to both Carlitos and Joanna, and have given messages to both. However, I didn't have a high enough speech skill to convince Joanna ...
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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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How to fix white bodies on non-caucasian npc in fallout new vegas

I recently started a new playthrough of Fallout New Vegas and decided to add a custom NPC. So I started up the G.E.C.K. and added a new NPC. I decided to make the NPC an AfricanAmerican. After doing ...
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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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Can I run a Fallout mod launcher and have Steam think it's the original game executable?

Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas have a great modding community, but most mods require launching the game through a mod manager like Fallout Mod Manager (FOMM), or by launching the Fallout Script ...
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Does every weapon have a unique equivalent?

In Fallout New Vegas there are many "unique" variants of normal weapons, for example the All-American is the unique Marksman Carbine and the Gobi Campaign Scout Rifle is the unique variant of the ...
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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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No mouse or keyboard input in Fallout New Vegas (aside from return and arrow keys)

Hardware/OS CPU - Phenom II quad core GPU - R7950 HD RAM - 8GB SSD - 2x120GB RAID 0 OS - Windows 7 Install Environment Up-to-date windows Latest beta catalyst drivers Up-to-date game cache ...
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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 ...
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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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Do mods or console use disable achievements for Fallout:New Vegas?

I've heard mixed information on this and I'd like to get a straight answer, for two reasons: The widely reported Quicksave/Autosave bug is annoying and, quite frankly, has terrified me into ...
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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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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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Is there any way to follow the Mr. House questline without killing the Brotherhood of Steel?

I've reached "The House always wins: V" quest, which means I have to kill the Brotherhood of Steel. Unfortunately, I have Veronica with me and I also like the Brotherhood and their supply of armour ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...