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Fallout 76

Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:27 pm

Is anyone here going to play this? A friend and I just pre-ordered our copies, if anyone else here is going to play maybe we can meet up.
 
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Re: Fallout 76

Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:32 pm

I'm pretty torn. I looooooved (and pre-ordered) 3 and NV and I thought 4 was very, very mediocre. I didn't have near as much fun playing it as I used to. I'm also not certain how everything works now that they've gone "MMO." I'm just highly skeptical it'll be worth 60 bucks. I'm still considering getting it, but I'm definitely not pre-ordering and will surely be waiting for some in game footage before I decide.

Not super relevant, but I thought the graphics in 4 were....bad (even for Fallout!) for 2015.
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Re: Fallout 76

Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:55 pm

Fallout 4 burned me so hard (Fallout 3's plot in reverse! How original!) that I'm going to skip this one.
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Re: Fallout 76

Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:11 pm

An MMO where PvP is encouraged and almost required.
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Re: Fallout 76

Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:19 am

I dunno about anyone else, but this article made me feel a LOT better about the PvP: https://www.pcgamer.com/fallout-76-pvp-details/

I'm excited for the BETA, but if it sucks, I can still cancel my pre-order easily enough.
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Re: Fallout 76

Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:04 pm

So, most (if not all?) of the BETA sessions are over I think. I still haven't ordered, but I'm also not really any closer either. One thing I will say though, Bethesda is going hard on the marketing and PR for this game. I see ads and such ALL over social media. I'm not even following the Fallout specific people/games/etc.
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Re: Fallout 76

Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:36 pm

Feedback from a friend in the beta said that it's a trainwreck to be avoided at all costs.

Terrible idea in the first place (single-player narrative is dead in Fallout76) and it's executed abysmally; Over-promised and falling very short of the mark.

Buy it on Steam for $4.99 with all the DLC next year, if they fix it between now and then so that it's actually fun.
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Re: Fallout 76

Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:56 pm

For a bit of juxtaposition, TES V: Skyrim was released 7 years ago yesterday.

(also in case anyone was wondering...
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Oblivion - 20/03/2006)

TES 3 -> ~4 years -> TES 4 -> ~4.5 years -> TES 5 -> 7+ years and no expected release date for TES 6
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