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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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When is the latest I can complete the Wild Card quests?

Let's say I'm working the various quests in New Vegas, and am currently in the early stages of both The House Always Wins and the Wild Card quests. What is the latest point in The House Always Wins ...
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What items should be saved for turn-ins?

In Fallout 3, Pre-War Books, Scrap Metal, and Nuka Cola Quantum (among other items) were all far more valuable when turned into specific NPC's, rather than just sold to whichever trader you came ...
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What are ammo boxes for?

I've started up New Vegas, and exploited the shop glitch to get some caps. (SO glad they didn't fix that bug.) So I got some decent weapons and ammo, but saw some things in the shop that I wasn't sure ...
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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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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 can I permanently disable the gore in Fallout New Vegas?

The .ini file line that worked in Fallout 3 doesn't work in New Vegas. Or I should say, it sometimes works temporarily, but the game quickly removes that line from .ini file and the gore returns. ...
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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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What is the shop glitch in Fallout 3 / New Vegas?

Mentioned in this question: What are ammo boxes for? I honestly have never heard of this glitch...though I didn't spend much time going through FAQs or anything while I played through Fallout 3. I ...
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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 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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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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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 you tip brahmin in New Vegas?

Apparently you could tip brahmin in Fallout 3. This is one of those few things in Fallout 3 I never thought of, and thus never tried. Rather than loading up Fallout 3 just to go brahmin-tipping, I'm ...
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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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Is it possible to craft armor-piercing ammo while on the reloading bench?

Is it possible to craft armor-piercing ammo yourself on the reloading bench, or can you only find/buy it?
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Official List of Perks for Fallout: New Vegas

Does anyone know the list for all perks in Fallout: New Vegas?
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Where do companions go when dismissed in Fallout: New Vegas?

Boone and I have been murdering our way through the Mojave Wasteland for the last ingame month or so, and we're very happy together. However, I've just reached Trading Post 188 and encountered ...
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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 ...
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What affects Blackjack gameplay in Fallout: New Vegas?

What specifics do we know, if any, about the blackjack implementation in Fallout New Vegas? Specifically: How does luck modify the game? (Does it modify the odds of you getting a card you need, one ...
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Can I store stuff at the Goodsprings Schoolhouse?

It's still a bit early for me to have my own home in New Vegas, but at the same time I don't want to carry everything around all the time -- kind of puts a damper on how much loot you can bring back! ...
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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 ...
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Can I redeem my reputation with a faction?

Unfortunately, I'm vilified in the Legion, so I wasn't able to do any quests for them (except for the one given in Nipton (Cold, Cold Heart)). Sometimes when I look at reputation in my Pip-Boy some ...
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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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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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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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Is it a common bug, that the screen turns blue and textures become missing indoors in Fallout: New Vegas? Is there a solution?

I have been playing Fallout: New Vegas quite a bit, despite the following bug. It occured after only playing for a couple of hours and even persisted after I cleared the game data and reinstalled ...
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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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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 ...
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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 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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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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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 ...
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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; ...