Is fallout 76 any good?

Discussion in 'Press Start' started by Minsc&Boo, Jun 3, 2019.

  1. Minsc&Boo

    Minsc&Boo Fresh Meat

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    Is fallout 76 any good?
  2. GhostEcho

    GhostEcho Christian Conservative (Republican)

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    No.
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  3. Uncle Albert

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    I really wanted to like it. I love (and still play) Fallout 4. Dropped sixty bucks on 76 when it was new and stuck it out through the early malfunctions, but about the third time I had to repeat the entire 50+ gig install to get a small patch to work, I bailed on the POS and haven't gone back.

    Technical issues aside, it's a huge map and costs bottlecaps (in-game currency) to fast travel. All of your gear breaks if an enemy gives you so much as a stern look, and replacements or repair parts are a grind (and a long schlep) to obtain. The talkative Fallout NPCs are gone. The sparse, dull quests are usually given by audio recordings or text on a terminal screen. The content bored me quickly, the rare encounter with another human player was either a source of aggravation or just something to be ignored. Plus Bethesda decided to bail on Steam and force you to install their own equivalent for downloads and patches, which I found annoying.

    I struggle to find something positive to say. The graphics are great if you have a super-uber M5 1Z2Z supercomputer, but I do not. So I got a lot of freezing and crashes until I dialed the settings way back. Actually, I was also forced to install the "NVidia GeForce experience" and run the game through their overlay to get the fucking thing to run at all.
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  4. ed629

    ed629 Morally Inept Banned

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    Huh... how about that, you're alive.
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  5. GhostEcho

    GhostEcho Christian Conservative (Republican)

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    AN UNCLE ALBERT SIGHTING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:
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  6. Minsc&Boo

    Minsc&Boo Fresh Meat

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    Uncle albert plays too much lotro and itcher games.
  7. TheBurgerKing

    TheBurgerKing The Monarch of Flavor

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    Supposedly they are or have added human NPCs, so im gonna reinstall and check things out.

    Edit:
    Stuck my head it. NPCs aren't coming until the fall update, I noticed several player vending machines on the map, but no one active. had to move my shotgun shell grinding spot because they boarded up the airport.
    Last edited: Jun 19, 2019