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Sep
12
awarded  Popular Question
Jul
7
awarded  Yearling
Jul
2
awarded  Curious
May
11
revised How can I get a Motorized Patriot to stand still long enough to shoot him in the gears?
addressing DLC
Apr
30
comment What use do the spearmen have in Settlers 3?
I think you've got a typo there: "never build swordsman. They might be slower then swordsman"
Apr
4
awarded  Popular Question
Feb
17
awarded  Notable Question
Jan
20
awarded  Caucus
Jan
1
revised What parts of Fallout: New Vegas are based on the real world?
grammar
Jan
1
revised What parts of Fallout: New Vegas are based on the real world?
more additions
Dec
31
revised What parts of Fallout: New Vegas are based on the real world?
fixed typo, made sections clearer, moved some entries and added new entries
Dec
31
revised What parts of Fallout: New Vegas are based on the real world?
fixed typo and added some new entries
Dec
31
revised Where can I retrieve Cass from? (Or how to remote-dismiss a follower)
correct answer changed after game was patched
Dec
31
comment Where can I retrieve Cass from? (Or how to remote-dismiss a follower)
The bit about Gun Runners Arsenal isn't accurate. This terminal was introduced in a patch to the original game that came out relatively late, possibly around the time GRA was released.
Dec
31
comment How do I exchange all of my currency for chips at once?
All forms of money in the game (caps, NCR paper money and Legion coins) have a constant exchange rate, regardless of Barter skill.
Dec
30
comment Can I safely sell all Misc. items?
@Nolonar I think you're thinking of the Rock-it Launcher from Fallout 3. I don't think there's a New Vegas equivalent.
Nov
23
awarded  Excavator
Nov
23
revised What are the rules of Caravan?
replaced dead link with archive.org version... no pictures anymore, sadly (or maybe not sadly, if you believe the comments)
Oct
7
comment Can you capture an enemy settler before they settle the capital city?
Sorry, I didn't bother finishing it. About a dozen civs had established cities, so it would have taken non-trivial time to wipe them all out.
Oct
6
answered Can you capture an enemy settler before they settle the capital city?