Fallout 76 getting review bombed

Discussion in 'General Fallout Discussion' started by Octavian, Nov 14, 2018.

  1. Octavian

    Octavian It Wandered In From the Wastes

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    Jun 16, 2018
    Lmfao I guess even bethesda fans are figuring out the games are shit
     
  2. Radiosity

    Radiosity Writiosity

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    Sep 9, 2015
    Wait, Bethesda even bothered putting a rating system into their launcher? Cus the game isn't even on Steam, so... where is this happening? Linkies, pls.
     
  3. NovaRain

    NovaRain Casual Modder Modder

    Mar 10, 2007
  4. Squadcar

    Squadcar I'm spinning

    Jun 1, 2018
    Good :wiggle:. They can't even ship their physical editions to some of their customers. This is a mess.
     
  5. Cobra Commander

    Cobra Commander Water Chip? Been There, Done That

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    Dec 6, 2016
    At least the trolls are kind funny

     
  6. nkchan16

    nkchan16 Look, Ma! Two Heads!

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    Jul 27, 2016
    Now that's the one thing Bethesda fans are incapable of doing.
     
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  7. NMLevesque

    NMLevesque Commie Ghost

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    Jul 2, 2016
    If it stays below 5 then maybe there's some hope for the fandom yet.
     
  8. Squadcar

    Squadcar I'm spinning

    Jun 1, 2018
    Gotta disagree with that. Most of these people that are trashing on the game are the same ones that got mad and defended the game with their dying breath when I told them my complaints towards Fallout 4.

    They're mostly mad because it's multiplayer and without NPCs as if the NPCs in 4 were worth the time to include them :roll:
     
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  9. Gizmojunk

    Gizmojunk So Old I'm Losing Radiation Signs

    Nov 26, 2007
    So is this FO:76 in a nutshell?


    *Posted this 9 years ago on Bethsoft forums.
     
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  10. Cobra Commander

    Cobra Commander Water Chip? Been There, Done That

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    Dec 6, 2016
    Hahahaha, yeah that is spot on.
     
  11. NMLevesque

    NMLevesque Commie Ghost

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    Jul 2, 2016
    Context? It sounds like an interesting anecdote if you don't mind sharing.
     
  12. Norzan

    Norzan Vault Senior Citizen

    Apr 7, 2017
    It has 46 out 100 in Metacritic from gaming critics and 2,7 out of 10 from users. Seeing people that called the people who said the changes in Fallout 3 were bad as "living in the past" or some other nonsense, now cry that they hate the changes in Fallout 76 is kind of cathartic honestly.

    Now these people know how it feels to watch one of your favorite franchises get worse.
     
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  13. Cobra Commander

    Cobra Commander Water Chip? Been There, Done That

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    Dec 6, 2016
    feels good, let´s be honest
     
  14. Gizmojunk

    Gizmojunk So Old I'm Losing Radiation Signs

    Nov 26, 2007
    At this point I can't be sure, but my thought is that it was a visual example of precisely how not to implement multiplayer—excepting [ignoring] of course that multi-player shouldn't be implemented at all.

    I might be wrong in the date... That's just the file date I have on the image. Bethsoft has gone through several purges, and there is no way to check for the original post. One day we all logged in with half the posts we'd had the day before; I lost 12,000 myself.

    If you look at the image, you see that the pipboy isn't really the pipboy; it's a guess at one that I made in Photoshop from a partial press screenshot. This image was probably from late 2007, rather than 2009.

    I made a lot of this stuff back then.
    The context of this one was that many members were erroneously asserting that Fallout was made isometric because —back in the day— it wasn't possible to make it in first person.

    *And this game shipped the same year, from the same publisher.

    And this is just more what I was hoping for from Bethesda—before I learned more about them.


    This was a FO3 prediction, made using Oblivion in 2007.
     
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  15. nkchan16

    nkchan16 Look, Ma! Two Heads!

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    Jul 27, 2016

    I guess he didn't like the game. :lol:
     
  16. Zobra

    Zobra First time out of the vault

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    Oct 18, 2018
    Boom the ship is sinking
     
  17. stjohn

    stjohn self-proclaimed cool guy

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    Oct 15, 2018
    the fact IGN gave it 5/10 really tells you something, and generally empty, you'd be lucky to even get shot by some other player.
    I like both sides of the franchise, but this, this game is a true wasteland, dead and empty.
    (buggy as fuck too :boy:)
     
  18. BigGuyCIA

    BigGuyCIA Water Chip? Been There, Done That

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    Oct 26, 2016
    None of this outrage matters. The next sandbox theme-park will come out and all will be forgiven because it has some semblance of a story where you find a missing family member, again.

    The engine will be the same. The jank will be the same. The bugs will be the same. But hey, it has a story and game loop that's easy to get into so who cares - let me find my missing son in the Sol system but first I need to make a detour and visit 50 different planets and build a space city or 30. All this so I can e-brag about putting off the the main quest because it's admittedly garbage, but I'll dress it up as though the game around it is engrossing. I don't want to face the fact that I paid 80 dollars for a glorified barbie doll playhouse game and ignored one of the most important parts of an 'RPG'!
     
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  19. The Dutch Ghost

    The Dutch Ghost Grouchy old man of NMA Moderator

    Jan 11, 2004
    Bethesda. Bethesda never changes...

    Joking aside, BigGuyCIA is right that the audience will not remember the mistakes Bethesda made with Fallout 76 and less with Fallout 4 when the next Fallout is announced.
    Bethesda will still not learn from Fallout New Vegas, because as the expression goes they have their heads in their asses and don't want to take notice, or they are still pissed that another studio consisting of people who actually worked on the titles that would be well remember did better on what should be one of BGS' flagship titles.

    As for their new title Starfield, I have no doubt that it will be very underwhelming compared to games like Elite Dangerous, the X series, and Mass Effect.
     
  20. Alkuam

    Alkuam Lurker

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    Apr 4, 2016
    Hopefully they don't pull an ME: Andromeda with Starfield.



     
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