Fallout Apocrypha - By Chris Avellone

Discussion in 'NMA News and Information' started by The_Proletarian, Apr 10, 2022.

  1. Bawls Lover

    Bawls Lover First time out of the vault

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    May 4, 2023
    "OMFG DID BETHESDA LIKE, TOTALLY, SCREW OBSIDIAN OUT OF A BONUS ON METACRITIC???!!!

    Nope.

    The “Metacritic bonus” if the game got above an 84 review score was something Bethesda offered above and beyond the New Vegas contract.

    We didn’t ask for this, they offered it, and it was our responsibility to hit that review score. We did have to have layoffs at Obsidian around this time period, but the bonus from Metacritic wouldn’t have prevented that from happening."

    This statement makes a lot of old posts on this site age like a Bawls Guarana Zero™
     
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  2. Mr Fish

    Mr Fish Slippy sloppy, The

    Sep 11, 2010
    Except Bethesda was in charge of QA and because of their dogshit QA and enforced release date even though it should have been postponed it got worse review scores and lost out on that bonus by 1 measly point. 1 point that would probably have been reached and exceeded had Bethesda done their job.
     
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  3. PlanHex

    PlanHex Legislative Senator oTO Admin Orderite Board Cop oTO

    Nov 4, 2007
    I'm pretty sure he clarified this within hours or days of the original outrage too, it is not exactly news
     
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  4. Lexx

    Lexx Testament to the ghoul lifespan
    Moderator Modder

    Apr 24, 2005
    Yup, we knew about it pretty quickly. But of course the only-reading-headlines crowd on the internet still hasn't caught on.
     
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  5. Iprovidelittlepianos

    Iprovidelittlepianos Vault Senior Citizen

    May 12, 2020
    You really think Bethesda would’ve gave them the bonus if the game had to be postponed?
     
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  6. Bawls Lover

    Bawls Lover First time out of the vault

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    May 4, 2023
    Yeah, just funny to look back at people malding over it years ago. And its funny to see people (on other sites) bring up the bonus with little knowledge on it. Crazy how such a simple piece of information can get so twisted. Much like a Bawls Guarana™ bottle cap
     
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  7. Bawls Lover

    Bawls Lover First time out of the vault

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    May 4, 2023
    and its still the second best 3d fallout game :^)
     
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  8. Norzan

    Norzan So Old I'm Losing Radiation Signs

    Apr 7, 2017
    But New Vegas is the only 3D Fallout game. Did any other 3D Fallout game came out after? Nah, it's just Fallout 1, 2 and New Vegas and the first two aren't 3D.
     
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  9. Bawls Lover

    Bawls Lover First time out of the vault

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    May 4, 2023
    Don't Lie, You know it isn't
     
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  10. Mr Fish

    Mr Fish Slippy sloppy, The

    Sep 11, 2010
    :shrug:
     
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  11. Norzan

    Norzan So Old I'm Losing Radiation Signs

    Apr 7, 2017
    Gimme a second, just gonna check for the hundredth time today. Gonna cross reference with other results. And done.

    Yup, there's only three Fallout games and the only 3D one is New Vegas.
     
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  12. TheKingofVault14

    TheKingofVault14 Fallout Fan For Life!

    651
    Jul 5, 2022
    Fanon Discontinuity at it's FINEST FORM!

    Good stuff dude, good stuff.

    :clap:
     
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  13. The Dutch Ghost

    The Dutch Ghost Grouchy old man of NMA Moderator

    Jan 11, 2004
    Is that a compliment or...?
     
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  14. TheKingofVault14

    TheKingofVault14 Fallout Fan For Life!

    651
    Jul 5, 2022
    Yes it is Dutch, yes it is!

    :-)
     
  15. R.Graves

    R.Graves Confirmed Retard

    Apr 21, 2016
    never liked the "keeping it alive" argument because its like yeah you're technically right... in a pet semetary kinda way
     
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  16. Norzan

    Norzan So Old I'm Losing Radiation Signs

    Apr 7, 2017
    Something being alive doesn't matter if it's shit.
     
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  17. The Dutch Ghost

    The Dutch Ghost Grouchy old man of NMA Moderator

    Jan 11, 2004
    While I am glad that we got FNV which content wise was fine though I think the DLCs are showing their cracks once one is over the initial excitement, after all the franchise has gone through it may not have been such a bad turn of events had the franchise been retired. Van Buren would have nice and even though I would liked to have seen a Fallout 4 set in Texas (hence why I wish to make a TC or a world book set in it), VB would have been a good conclusion.
     
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  18. ironmask

    ironmask A Smooth-Skin

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    Mar 10, 2018
    New Vegas felt like a pretty good conclusion with its message thats about letting go of the past.
     
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  19. The_Proletarian

    The_Proletarian Sonny, I Watched the Vault Bein' Built!
    Staff Member Admin

    Mar 15, 2012
    Is this project, Fallout Apocrypha, still a thing? Does the man still answer questions?
     
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  20. Iprovidelittlepianos

    Iprovidelittlepianos Vault Senior Citizen

    May 12, 2020
    He seems to have abandoned it
     
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