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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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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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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Fallout New Vegas weapon mod button not working for PC

I have FNV on Steam for PC, all add-on content as well. I am very experienced with this game, and understand that GRA mods only fit on GRA weapons. That being said, in the PIP-BOY menu, the (x)MOD ...
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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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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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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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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 can I find a sniper in Fallout New Vegas?

I am almost 22hours into game level 16. I am in Camp McCarran right now. But I still couln't find a single sniper rifle in game. All I found now is a Hunting rifle and a scope to attach to it from a ...
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Is it possible to keep Boone as a companion and become idolized by Caesars Legion?

I want to unlock the legions safehouse to get the lucky shades but I've already recruited boone. I want to keep him so I can get all the companions but I don't know how I can gain enough fame with the ...
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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 ...
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Do food items have any point in Fallout?

There are so many food items in the game, but they all only add 1 or 2 HP plus Rads. Is there any reason to use them? Seems the same with healing powder. And why do they 'wear off' after a while?
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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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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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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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Dead Money Crashing After “Fires in the Sky”

I have completed the "Fires in the Sky" mission, and am attempting to head back to the fountain after getting Dog / God to stay at the switching station. Once I finish the mission and am awarded the ...
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Can I keep using DLC on a borrowed Xbox 360?

I pre-ordered Fallout: New Vegas from GameStop and got the Classic Pack DLC as a "reward." I own a 360 Arcade and don't have an Xbox Live account. My girlfriend owns a 360 Elite and has a silver Live ...
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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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How do I get past the hologram room in the Sierra Madre Vault?

I seem to be stuck in the Sierra Madre hologram room (the one just before entering the Vault). I've rerouted the hologram patrols, disabled the alarms, but I can't figure out how to lower the force ...
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Dead Money DLC and main story

I just bought Dead Money DLC, during Steam sales, but I haven't finished Fallout: New Vegas yet; I played about 25 hours and probably I am just in the middle of the story. What does it mean? Is Dead ...
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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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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 ...
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How to play DLC if game is finished?

Can I play the DLC from the point where I completed the main game story-line, or do I have to back up to some save-game that I created before I entered the final battle?
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Where to start exploring from in Fallout New Vegas: Old World Blues?

I've attached it in the game launcher, but do not know where to start from. No radio signal or something like that? Where do I look? Update: According to this video… ...
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How do I get Power Armor training in Fallout New Vegas?

I've found some power armor, but I can't use it yet without training. I assumed that the Brotherhood of Steel would train me, if they like me enough. I've completed the Brotherhood of Steel quest ...
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how do i get power armour training in fallout new vegas [duplicate]

I have blown up the brother of steel and I cant do arcades quest is their any other ways of getting power armour traning
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I have killed all of the Brotherhood of Steel - what now? [duplicate]

in FO:NV, i killed all of the Brotherhood of Steel in the Hidden Valley Bunker. I then went to Deathclaw Promontory and picked up the power armour. I try to wear it and it says i have to have Power ...
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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 level 4 too early to take on cazadores

The question pretty much says it all. I decided to walkabout at level 4, since I don't want to fast-track the main quests and miss a bunch of good stuff. I'm playing without a game guide, and the ...
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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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I killed Caesar. Am I missing out on any quests?

Warning: Spoilers for Results of Killing Ceasar So I've been sent to get the Platinum Chip from Benny, who's supposed to be at the fort. Exiting Benny's casino, a Frumentarii guy says Caesar wants ...
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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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How can I fix characters not sitting on chairs properly?

When sitting on chairs, is annoying see your char floating on air near it. But with the Corvega mod it is difficult to play. I am forced to open console and type TCL to be able to push the light ...
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Why can't I get the unique Energy Weapons?

In an earlier question I asked how one could get the unique energy weapons providing one had already completed Heartache By The Number. I was told that if you killed Gloria Van Graff the items should ...
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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 does agility affect in Fallout New Vegas?

I've read a lot of conflicting information about what the agility SPECIAL stat does in the game. The factors it affects I've read, of which some are almost certainly false are the following: Total ...
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What are the keys to a successful melee and/or unarmed build in Fallout: New Vegas?

I'm curious to know if anyone has tried melee and/or unarmed builds in Fallout: New Vegas. What are the stats, skills, perks, equipment, and tactics that you used to make this a feasible character ...
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How to mark notes as unread?

I think most people have faced this already, we have notes that we do NOT want to attend to their subject atm, but they are AUTOMATICALLY marked as read and we CANNOT undo that, what is utterly ...
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How much time does it take for a shop to restock caps?

I admit that I'm used to Fallout 3, where stores restocked twice a week. In Fallout New Vegas, how long does it take for stores to restock -- particularly on caps? It feels like it's been at least a ...
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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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Where can I retrieve Cass from? (Or how to remote-dismiss a follower)

I had Rose of Sharon Cassidy following me for a while, and asked her to wait behind while I cleared out the Van Graffs. However she's now removed herself to a location on the map just North-West of ...
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Is Charisma a useful stat in Fallout: New Vegas?

I'm beginning playing this game and I'd like to know is Charisma is worth putting a few points. I always play RPG as a diplomat character and I want to do the same here. However it seems that in FNW ...
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How can I get the Top Tier Energy Weapons without the Van Graffs?

So, I completed Heartache By The Number in a peaceful way and got attacked by the Van Graff thugs, as you're pretty much supposed to be, outside the Atomic Wrangler while turning in the Debt Collector ...
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Energy Weapons vs Small guns: Pros and Cons [closed]

What are the relative pros and cons between energy weapons and small guns? Such as damage, rate of fire, accuracy, & ease of finding ammo. While playing playing the game I haven't got to a stage ...
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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 ...
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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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Slow / Low fps at pipboy inventory, crafting menus, NPC talk, shopping menu etc, how to fix?

For no apparent reason, my inventory or dialog options etc; all the 2D menus (FalloutNV is 3D but menus are 2D), become utterly slow, while outside of these menus the game (3D) runs smoothly good; ...
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What are the rules of Caravan?

I've listened to Ringo explain the game, I've read the explanation in-game, but honestly, it doesn't make any sense to me. What card can I play when and why? What do the face cards do? I'm sure it's ...
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How to set a quick weapon access key with a controller in Fallout: New Vegas on PC?

In Fallout: New Vegas on PC, you can set a quick weapon access keys by pressing a keyboard shortcut (1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, or 8), and clicking a weapon in the menu. The keys are replaced by directions on ...
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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 reason with Dr. Mobius?

I just finished OWB and I never got the option to let Dr. Mobius live. The only dialogue option to end the conversation was to kill him. I did everything in Big MT gathered all personalities, helped ...