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3 years ago#1
so basically, i played NV only and not this, while i was coming home from college today i saw this 75% off at a game store here and decided to buy it(GOTY edition).

anything i should know before screwing everything up?
3 years ago#2
It's pretty hard to nerf yourself into unplayability in this game, so just go out and enjoy yourself.
3 years ago#3

For future reference for people playing this game, there are a lot of side quests available by exploring the surrounding area you're in at towns and places around Megaton. Wait until around level 7 or 8 to continue the main story quest where you go to the Galaxy News Radio to talk to Three Dog. I didn't know this my first playthrough a long time ago, and gave up on the game, thinking it was too hard.

Luckily, I picked it up again later.

3 years ago#4
its decent but New vegas is probably better. quest wise. exploration wise FO3 is better.

FWE & WMK adds a number of things New vegas had and FO3 Is lacking.

although FWE also adds 20th century guns which includes the lewis mk2 machinegun, which....is not a balanced gun. maybe it was fixed in a later version.
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3 years ago#5
red255 posted...

FWE & WMK adds a number of things which New vegas had copied .


Fixed!
3 years ago#6
I think the number one thing new F3 PC players need to know is: If you are running a quad-core CPU, google "Fallout 3 quad core fix".
It'll save you a headache and this board from having yet another "Why is F3 crashing so much?" topic.
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