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3 years ago#1
I play a lot of FPS games, but when playing Fallout 3 about a few hours in I start feeling that motion sickness and I can't enjoy the game anymore. Tips on fixing this?
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3 years ago#2
Well beyond acknowledging that you should just stop playing when you start to feel like that....I'm not sure what else can be said.
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3 years ago#3
Try increasing the field of view or sitting farther away from the screen. The second option would probably be better since sitting close to the screen isn't very good anyway.
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3 years ago#4
get rid of any motion blur maybe?
3 years ago#5
I have this problem on some games, and it's almost always FOV related. It's not so much motion sickness as just a blistering headache but it will usually lead to me getting sick to my stomach if I keep trying to play. Sanctum 2 completely destroyed me and my friends no matter what FoV I use, and some games like Half Life 2 are the same. I don't really have any advice besides try to make the FOV higher but on some games I just can't play them
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3 years ago#6
I never thought of the FOV option before. What should the value be for Fallout 3?

I also dont experience motion sickness with other games like BF4.
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3 years ago#7
Well its a good thing I have the PC versions of these games where the FOV can be adjusted on the console. I also hear people having trouble with HL2 and Portal which I am planning to get once they go on the steam sales.
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3 years ago#8
MrMonkhouse posted...
I never thought of the FOV option before. What should the value be for Fallout 3?




65 vertical should be decent.
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3 years ago#9
How's your frame rate? Inconsistent frame rates can make me slightly queasy.
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3 years ago#10
Not to hijack topic but what's the best way to play through New Vegas? Like what mods should you have for a fresh playthrough? I messed up my previous game with adding bad mods that kinda ruined things for me.
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