Insanity with Mister Handy

Discussion in 'Fallout 4' started by Brycen, Jun 19, 2017.

  1. Brycen

    Brycen First time out of the vault

    May 30, 2017
    This floating robot has an exposed buzzsaw and flamethrower. Robots can malfunction. Accidents can happen. Yet the Fallout 4 protagonist family keeps one in their home and lets it near their baby? That is insanely stupid! The same applies to other Fallout games.
     
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  2. Prone Squanderer

    Prone Squanderer A bit of a Sillius Soddus.

    Jan 3, 2016
    Wait, all the protagonists in the other games have a Mr Handy and a baby? Shoot I must have missed that bit.
     
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  3. Risewild

    Risewild Sonny, I Watched the Vault Bein' Built!
    Modder Orderite

    Jun 14, 2014
    The Mister Handy Type 2 (seen in the classic Fallout games) do not have the buzzsaw or the flamethrower and are mentioned to be more like repair/handymen type of robots than butlers. Even the way the Type 2 float is better designed, it is two "propeller fans" (I don't know how to describe them better in english), while the type 1 is some jet propulsion system (imagine the damage to the floors, furniture, ground, etc that would cause and how many fires it would start). Even the "arms" in the classic fallout games type 2 are just six arms with a "hand" at the end, so they can grab and operate tools or other objects, while in the type 1 they have three arms but no hands (or do they have one? I can't remember anymore) and I have no idea how they would grab things or do stuff like washing dishes or carrying stuff.
    The butler Mr Handy (Type 1) is a Bethesda creation and makes no sense.
     
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  4. YeeCop

    YeeCop If It's Hostile, You Kill It

    Jan 26, 2017
    Funny how nearly Mr. Handy and Mr. Gutsy you encounter in Fo3 and FoNV has gone feral and will attack you on sight. Funny how Codsworth didn't.
    The English butler voice for Mr. Handy in Fo3/Fo4 sounded great IMO. The butler voice Obsidian made was awful.
     
  5. ThatZenoGuy

    ThatZenoGuy Residential Sexy Anthro Goddess...Mutant.

    Nov 8, 2016
    Fallout 1-2 Mr Handies are more like technicians, workmen, and arent much better armed than a strong guy with metal fists.

    It was Fallout 3-4 which went fucking retarded and gave butlers flamethrowers and buzzsaws.
     
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  6. naossano

    naossano Vault Fossil

    Oct 19, 2006
    Much like Beth game, those Mr Handy were made to be sold, not to actually satisfy the customer.
     
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  7. Risewild

    Risewild Sonny, I Watched the Vault Bein' Built!
    Modder Orderite

    Jun 14, 2014
    You have a problem with the buzzsaw? Don't worry, buy the attachable saw cover, just for $5.99!
     
  8. Prone Squanderer

    Prone Squanderer A bit of a Sillius Soddus.

    Jan 3, 2016
    It just works!
     
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  9. Ben Soto

    Ben Soto Professional Salt Shaker

    Jul 7, 2014
    I kinda like the new Mister Handy design. It further reinforces the "no OSHA regulations" nature of Fallout.
     
  10. ThatZenoGuy

    ThatZenoGuy Residential Sexy Anthro Goddess...Mutant.

    Nov 8, 2016
    Its a stupid design though, its a HANDY MAN, supposed to be HANDY with shit.

    Why does it lack graspers more than a fucking claw!?

    AHHHHH.
     
  11. Prone Squanderer

    Prone Squanderer A bit of a Sillius Soddus.

    Jan 3, 2016
    That and it would scorch the floor. Besides, since Fallout 4 decided that yes, they need fuel, what fuel is it? It's clearly a liquid fuel, a fuel that the whole world is running out of--wait.
     
  12. ThatZenoGuy

    ThatZenoGuy Residential Sexy Anthro Goddess...Mutant.

    Nov 8, 2016
    Wait, 4 officially made them fuel powered!?

    ITD RUN OUT OF FUEL IN HOURS!
     
  13. Prone Squanderer

    Prone Squanderer A bit of a Sillius Soddus.

    Jan 3, 2016
  14. Jogre

    Jogre It's all JO'Ger now

    Oct 25, 2015
    Any changes Bethesda made to the lore are non-canon, unless they make sense or can be changed to fit the context of the universe.

    For all intents and purposes, Mr Handies still appear as they do in Fallout 1 and 2 IMHO.
     
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  15. Hassknecht

    Hassknecht For hate's sake Admin Orderite

    Aug 16, 2010
    Meh. I mean, I get that it's supposed to be more in the vain of 50's culture where stuff was less economical just because it could be, but no amount of out-of-control-capitalism can make people buy robots that blast your ears off with noise, burn your floors and can't actually do shit besides running out of fuel every few minutes.
     
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  16. ThatZenoGuy

    ThatZenoGuy Residential Sexy Anthro Goddess...Mutant.

    Nov 8, 2016
  17. Prone Squanderer

    Prone Squanderer A bit of a Sillius Soddus.

    Jan 3, 2016
    Oh my god are you actually THAT surprised?


    Seriously though I have no idea why they added that. Apparently all the other robots don't need fuel.
     
  18. zegh8578

    zegh8578 Keeper of the trout Orderite

    Mar 11, 2012
    Like any other thing they added over a lunchtime brainstorm, for then to high-five and chestbump and "laugh so hard" at their awesome ideas of awesome awesomeness
     
  19. Tawûsê

    Tawûsê First time out of the vault

    Jul 20, 2017
    I wish Bethesda would start paying attention to their writing, instead of constantly eyeballin' my ass-wallet.
     
  20. ThatZenoGuy

    ThatZenoGuy Residential Sexy Anthro Goddess...Mutant.

    Nov 8, 2016
    This is what annoys me the most.

    Well written, good games, MAKE MONEY.

    Literally every one I know of, made fucking CASH.

    I guess the problem is that SHITTY games still makes cash!