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The fourth cRPG in the Fallout series and standalone sequel to Fallout 3, set in a post-apocalyptic Las Vegas. Developed by Obsidian and published by Bethesda.

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Questions about Fallout New Vegas damage calculations

How do limb damage multipliers interact when using limb damage multiplier unarmed weapon ( Fist of Rawr ) and using the cross attack in VATS that has limb multiplier too? Fist of Rawr is 2x limb and ...
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What can I invest in with my excess of Caps?

After a few lucky nights gambling on the Strip, a successful raid on a mysterious vault, and a smattering of snow globes my Courier has acquired an excess of 100,000 bottle caps. Now that I have all ...
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Is there any benefit to sparing feral ghouls during Come Fly With Me?

During the quest Come Fly With Me leader Jason Bright states "Please, wanderer, bear in mind that every feral ghoul you spare now is one that we can save later." Is there any benefit to avoid ...
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Would killing the holdout guard at casinos prevent them disarming me in the future?

Based on the answer to this question there isn't a way to keep my weapon hotkeys after being disarmed apart from using mods. If I can't keep my hotkeys, can I instead stop myself from being disarmed? ...
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How can I keep my hotkeyed weapons after getting searched at a casino?

I love using hotkeys to bind my weapons to one button, but after visiting a casino the guards will remove my weapons (except holdout weapons). Once I leave the casino I'll get my weapons back but my ...
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The monorail explodes before I can get on it

I'm trying to do the mission I Put a Spell on You. I staked out the control tower until I saw the mole go inside. Then I ran in and pulled out my shotgun. The mole said "You're getting too close, ...
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What happens with a companion's quest if I dismiss one in Fallout: New Vegas?

Can I hire the companion again and continue the quest? Do I need to start the quest from beginning? Regarding Boon, does it count if I fight the Legion without him and then hire him again?
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How can I be idolized by NCR, yet attacked by NCR troopers in NCRCF?

I was playing Fallout NV and before I ever set my foot on NCRCF soil I had neutral reputation with Powder Gangers. I helped them out and when there was an option to kill NCR troopers on my way out, I ...
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Killing Ulysses after talking him down, Fallout NV

I really disliked Ulysses in the Lonesome Road DLC but I did not want to deal with Marked Men alone. I talked him down and after he killed everyone I put 30 plasma mines under his feet and exploded ...
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Why does Veronica attack me?

I don't know why but Veronica attacks me! I'm not wearing faction armor my companion is Cass and I am idolized by Brotherhood. Can it be fixed on Xbox? Or should I use previous save?
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FO:NV: Which “pistol-type weapon” perks affect the sawed-off shotgun?

There are some perks in Fallout: New Vegas that boost performance of one-handed guns, for example: Gunslinger "While using a pistol (or similar one-handed weapon), your chance to hit in V.A....
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How do I play at the beginning of the game (spoiler warning)?

I tried to play the game, and failed utterly. I did the tutorial, then tried to make my way to new vegas. Of course, I ran into caesar's legion at that one town. I saved the people they kidnapped, ...
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Can I run Fallout : New Vegas without a video card? [duplicate]

I was looking at my laptop's specifications ( an Hp probook ) and it doesn't have a video card. Can I still get and run Fallout : New Vegas? Not the ultimate edition.
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What's the max DT without wearing armor in Fallout New Vegas?

I'm roleplaying now with a character who wears no armor, only fancy suits. I could use a combination of perks and skills (so far I'm planning on getting the implant and the toughness perk), but is ...
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Where can I find mini-nukes in Fallout: New Vegas?

I would very much like to find mini-nukes in Fallout: New Vegas. I have beaten the game multiple times but have not found any mini-nukes. A little help, please.
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Help with the quest “Oh my Papa!”

I finished the quest "Don't make a beggar of me" and later I started "Oh my Papa!". I went to talk to Melissa but she is gone, according to the wiki this may happen sometimes. Since I am on PC is ...
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Which are the factionless quests in New Vegas that reward with enough experience points to reach a high level?

I'm finally running for and independent Vegas in Fallout: New Vegas and I want to do as many quests as I can in order to level up to level 25 and then play the DLC's. Since I'm roleplaying independent ...
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How can I disable the in-game console in Fallout: New Vegas?

As brought up in related questions here on Arqade, the in-game console can easily disable achievements if you accidentally hit the tilde button ~, furthermore for people who lack the self-control not ...
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Fallout: New Vegas stopped recognizing my controller

I have a wired Xbox 360 controller I use for all my controller needs when playing a game on my computer, Fallout: New Vegas included. Recently, while playing New Vegas, I accidentally unplugged my ...
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Can I pass a skill check even if my skill level is below the requirement?

Is possible in Fallout New Vegas to pass a skill check if your skill level is below the level required? I have tried several times but I always fail. For example if I'm talking to an NPC and I want ...
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Which quests should I take to get an independent New Vegas and happy endings?

After hours role-playing Fallout New Vegas as a good guy, I got to meet Yes Man and now I am planning on play for an independent New Vegas. I'd like to know which quests I should do from now on cause ...
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Where can I find information of previous Fallout games in Fallout New Vegas?

While I was doing the quest "G.I Blues" I took the option of passing a test with the missionary guy, and he asked me for the first president of NCR, the original town where the NCR was founded and the ...
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Items don't appear at Rangers Safe-house fater updating to patch 1.4.0525

After getting a high reputation with NCR, Colonel Hsu gave me the key to the Rangers Safe-house near Black Mountain. I went there but reward items were missing, such as the Rangers Combat Armor and ...
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ED-E turned hostile and I can't complete it's quest

I had ED-E and Cass as my companions for a while, but I decided to go solo so I left them waiting in my home. After some days they returned to their respective origin places. I lost the perk ...
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Can I raise the volume of the radio music?

This is sort of a two part question, so bear with me. I've got Radio volume turned up all the way in the settings, but the music playing over the Mojave Music and New Vegas radio stations is still ...
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Why do I fail quests I haven't accepted or started?

How can I fail quests if I haven't started them yet, or even accepted them? For example I went to prison to save the new sheriff for Primm, and while killing the Powder Gangers I got the message ...
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Who are the writers of the stories in Fallout: New Vegas

I'm looking for names of specific people.
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Is there a way to add Skyrim-like quest markers in Fallout New Vegas?

Going back for a yet another playthrough of Fallout New Vegas, is there a way to add quest markers on doors and above people similar to Skyrim?
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Please help me install this game

I bought Fallout New Vegas recently (retail) and decided to install it today. I'll cut right to it. I don't have WIFI I used my phone's data to register the game and then tried to install the game via ...
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What will happen when I ignite the flammable gas for Keely?

I'm currently exploring Vault 22 for a couple of quests: There Stands the Grass and I Could Make You Care. I've just spoken with Keely and downloaded the experimental data needed for the quests from ...
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What could go wrong with installing the DLCs for fallout new vegas on xbox 360 in the middle of the game

I have the DLCs and I'm so tempted to install them for cool stuff and more weapons to complete my collection..but I've heard so many bugs and corruptions that have happened to other people's consoles ...
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Glitch on Freeside

I was looking at glitches for Fallout: New Vegas on Wikia and... I came across a bug that was talking about how a building near Mick & Ralph's would glitch out and "walk" towards you or something? ...
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Do HAM radios have a purpose?

I'm mostly interested in what their purpose are in Fallout 4 since I seldom play Fallout 3 or New Vegas anymore, though it would be nice to finally understand how they worked for the previous fallouts....
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Chart for Fame/Infamy for Fallout New Vegas?

When first gaining a level of Fame and Infamy in Fallout New Vegas the game gave you a chart of what every title meant. I accidentally quickly exited out of this and I can't find its image anywhere ...
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Fallout: New Vegas not playing

A friend gave me Fallout: New Vegas for Xbox 360, but it didn't come with a case and the disc was scratched up. I played it for a while and got pretty far, then it just froze up. I bought a new disc ...
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DLCs for Fallout New Vegas won't start

I have the DLCs but they never start. I'm level 24. They're downloaded but but don't start and I don't have internet anymore. What can I do to start them?
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Fallout TTW mouse acceleration - unaffected by Fallout_default.ini changes

Following the instructions here, I've changed my Fallout_default.ini accordingly: [Controls] bAlwaysRunByDefault=1 bBackground Mouse=0 bBackground Keyboard=1 fForegroundMouseAccelBase=0 ...
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How is XP awarded for combat?

What's the formula for how XP is awarded for combat in Fallout: New Vegas? The Wiki seems not to have it.
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How many playthroughs are required to complete all quests?

On my first playthrough I killed Caesar, destroyed Brotherhood of Steel and deceived Yes Man. How many runs are required to play all quests in the game?
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Brotherhood of steel in Fallout NV

I prefer the brotherhood to the NCR, but have been helping them because I don't mind them . I have been given a quest to destroy the brotherhood but I would rather destroy the NCR. I have talked to ...
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NCR Ranger Safehouse-I can't get in

I've heard that in the NCR Ranger Safehouse in FO:NV (near Black Mountain), there is some nice gear to be found. I have a positive reputation with the NCR, and I also have the NCR Safehouse Key from ...
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Ways of Entering New Vegas

I'm generally curious as to how many legitimate ways there are to get into New Vegas at the beginning of the game. For example, there is the obvious route of However, I was replaying the game, and ...
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How do you download a Xbox 360 games to a PC via a usb cable?

I have Fallout: New Vegas for my Xbox 360 and would like to transfer it to my desktop
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How do I get past the barriers before the vault?

In the Fallout New Vegas expansion Dead Money, how do I get down the barriers that are right there before the vault? I can't seem to find a way around it.
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Fallout new vegas not showing up mods

So I got myself a copy of fallout new vegas to play. Everything goes fine except mods. I use the Nexus Mod Manager and have followed every single step on how to download and install mods. So my ...
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How to get NCR Ranger armor/gear in Fallout New Vegas?

Iv'e been playing Fallout New Vegas and iv'e gotten quite far into the game. I'm planning on joining the NCR (which I know how to do) but I was wondering if after joining, is there anyway to get NCR ...
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How to join the NCR in Fallout New Vegas?

Iv'e been playing Fallout New Vegas and I haven't gotten very far but I was wondering how I could join the NCR. I really want to join this faction. Is there any specific place to go or any specific ...
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What are my options as far as companions go?

So I have been playing fallout new vegas game of the year edition. I already know you can get ED-E as your first companion. So how many companions are out there? Who are they? What are they? And how ...
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Can I gain karma from the Legion by killing off the Mojave Outpost?

So I want to join the Legion. The NCR is constantly sending rangers after me. I have a Legionary assassin chest plate, and helmet. I also have a Super Sledgehammer. If I go to the Mojave Outpost with ...
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How do I repair armor with similar armor in fallout new vegas? [duplicate]

I searched everywhere for methods on repairing armor and people said that you could ask people to repair armor for you but it's too expensive. Then I saw people saying you could "cannibalize" armor, ...