Fallout 4 coming out on November 10, free mobile spin-off out now

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  1. semajnollissor

    semajnollissor First time out of the vault

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    The presence of armor variants not put into full production is easily handwaved away if they claim that some of the test units were put through their paces at the Springfield armory, or some other close by location.

    Further, it's completely plausible that some of the original PAs were developed at the pre-war institute, so some of the PAs found in the Boston area might have originated there.

    As for the laser muskets, I could reasonably see those things as originally intended for war reinactors wanting a laser tag-like interaction. And then later, some resourceful wastelander learned to juice them up so they could be used 'for real'.
     
  2. Gaddes

    Gaddes Look, Ma! Two Heads!

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    The T-60 is weaker than even the T-45d? Curious to know just how it fits in honestly. Hopefully something more than "We need a new PA model to go with our new game."
     
  3. Mohamed2001

    Mohamed2001 HATE NEWSPAPERS

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    The helmet also has bigger gadgets.

    It's probably a cheap version. Maybe export? (Like T-72B and T-72M)
     
  4. Centurion 101

    Centurion 101 First time out of the vault

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    Well in the military bigger number is not always better, even though it usually is. Concurrent projects, prototypes, competing manufactors.. add to that intentionally misleading names to confuse enemy intelligence. Still the T-60 looks a lot like the T-45, so it will be interesting to see what the lore is.

    That they went with classic APA from Fallout 2 is perhaps a slight show of humility from the Bethesda design team I think, a nod to the designers of the original and maybe a little bit that they fucked up some things in Fo3
     
  5. fred2

    fred2 Where'd That 6th Toe Come From?

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    Maybe you right about retooling, but according the wiki that PA is late-war model, and by that time the North American nations were feeling the weight of the war, so it is possible that they weren't looking for a replacement but an upgrade. Something that don't strain the production\resource lines, compatible to existing equipment, no retraining needed, and can fill a new roll in reality where trained personnel are scares.

    Also I don't think that all PA are modular, it least lore wise we never seen mixed PA suits, maybe the T60 came with new software that allow to operate various PA parts?

    If I read the stats right, it appears to be much weaker, maybe because it was lighter (and cheaper material) which would also make sense for a rapid response air unit. (btw, do we know why the veritybird outside Arroyo crushed ?)


    Also does anyone know if the 'current mods' section is per PA or per part ?
     
  6. Walpknut

    Walpknut This ghoul has seen it all

    Dec 30, 2010
    Maybe T60 is the model for the basic Chasis and it's a bigger number because is an Institute developed Modular Power Armor?
     
  7. Hardboiled Android

    Hardboiled Android Mildly Dipped

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    What does APA stand for?
     
  8. Centurion 101

    Centurion 101 First time out of the vault

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    Actually the T-60 torso is superior:


    EDIT: APA = Advanced Power Armor, what the Enclave has in Fallout 2 and was is called X-01 in the trailer
     
  9. Mohamed2001

    Mohamed2001 HATE NEWSPAPERS

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    Advanced Power Armor.
     
  10. Mohamed2001

    Mohamed2001 HATE NEWSPAPERS

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    What if those stats are for individual parts, not for the whole PA? Would make sense for T60 left arm to be 130 DR.
     
  11. Centurion 101

    Centurion 101 First time out of the vault

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    I believe the stats are per piece, based on what we've seen.

    EDIT: APA MK2 ie X-01 Mk2 is top dog?

     
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  12. raynor009

    raynor009 Hell yeah!

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    Has anyone played the mobile fallout game? I don't have an iOS tablet or phone..
    Looks like they forgot about Android users.. *sigh*
     
  13. Walpknut

    Walpknut This ghoul has seen it all

    Dec 30, 2010
    That's because Androids are the enemies on the game.
     
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  14. Mohamed2001

    Mohamed2001 HATE NEWSPAPERS

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    It was top dog in FO 2 too, so it makes sense for it to be top dog in FO4.
     
  15. Hardboiled Android

    Hardboiled Android Mildly Dipped

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    But how does it get to Boston?
     
  16. raynor009

    raynor009 Hell yeah!

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    Institute, Brotherhood, Enclave remnants, super duper secret underground vault or military installation?
     
  17. Willy Rogers

    Willy Rogers Nothing better to do.

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    Maybe it was on the drawing board at MIT, makes sense the Enclave would have investments there.
     
  18. Mohamed2001

    Mohamed2001 HATE NEWSPAPERS

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    Enclave Remnants? However X01 is a proto name so.. hmm.
     
  19. Willy Rogers

    Willy Rogers Nothing better to do.

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    Or maybe you find it in an Enclave bunker that never got used, just stayed sealed.
     
  20. Walpknut

    Walpknut This ghoul has seen it all

    Dec 30, 2010
    Best case scenario it just appears as schematics the Institute acquired, worst case scenario, The Fucking Enclave is back to get it's ass kicked again like the Team Rocket they became.....