Fallout: New Vegas E3 previews

Discussion in 'NMA News and Information' started by Brother None, Jun 20, 2010.

  1. Per

    Per Vault Consort Staff Member Admin

    Apr 1, 2004
    Setting is more important than story.
     
  2. OakTable

    OakTable Vault Senior Citizen

    Nov 26, 2009
    Says who? The setting's just the background. The story is the meat of it all.
     
  3. Verevoof

    Verevoof Cryptid oTO Moderator Orderite

    Jul 12, 2009
    If the setting doesn't make sense, chances are the story won't either.

    And the game play is really the same ol' same ol' stuff from Fallout 3. There are improvements, but who would argue with that?
     
  4. Ausir

    Ausir Venerable Relic of the Wastes

    Apr 20, 2003
    Actually, the trademark sign is now automatically added every time anyone says "actually". So this is a warning, if you use the word without my permission as the trademark holder, you're going to get sued.
     
  5. OakTable

    OakTable Vault Senior Citizen

    Nov 26, 2009
    Oh shit, I better not say that, or else a Polish guy who made a Fallout wiki will actually sue me.
     
  6. The Dutch Ghost

    The Dutch Ghost Grouchy old man of NMA Moderator

    Jan 11, 2004
    Actually, I am going to risk it.

    When the time comes, I am sure Polish Hitmen aren't as expensive as their Dutch counterparts.
     
  7. alec

    alec White heterosexual male Orderite

    May 21, 2003
    I didn't overlook it. I just ignored it because it made no sense.

    :roll: Uhm... okay.

    Yes, it does. Scenery (visuals) = descriptions (text). They set the mood and create the right atmosphere. Or they don't and thus break immersion and verisimilitude. It means that my roleplaying efforts will be in vain because the goddamn scenery alone gives me the idea I'm not in a Fallout game. That's not nitpicking. What have I seen coming my way so far laletly, Fallout-wise? Well, let's see: a FPS with some difficult to define RPG parameters added to it and a crappy combat system wrapped in a story that didn't make sense either in whatever way you look at it. Then we got some extra DLC that consisted mainly of Chinese bad guys (thank God FO3 wasn't released shortly after 9/11 or it would have been muslim terrorists), holographic high-tech, aliens and inbred Chainsaw massacre crap. Now we get Vegas shoved down our throat. It's like they specifically pick out the stuff that isn't Falloutish anyway and then magnify the crap out of it.

    I also hate New Vegas because combat isn't turnbased and because children are unkillable. :P
     
  8. Per

    Per Vault Consort Staff Member Admin

    Apr 1, 2004
    In a "real" CRPG, the story is what the player character does in the setting. The game makers can toss in a plot for you to fool around with, but that also must spring from the setting. Compare Fo1 and Fo2, which both had weak plots (as in unobtrusive). Strong stories are all right for action adventures, JRPGs and such, but they are antithetical to good RPGs, computer or tabletop.
     
  9. aenemic

    aenemic Sonny, I Watched the Vault Bein' Built!

    Jun 4, 2008
    "you guys"?

    I don't always refer to those things in FO2 because I don't really have much against them. they didn't make the game bad for me. in fact, I played FO2 before FO1 and I loved the game for its mixture of over-the-top humor and dark gritty reality. so again, a matter of taste.

    as for checking your previous posts, I don't care enough what you think that I'm gonna waste hours reading through all your posts, especailly considering only a small percent of them are actually about Fallout. what matters is the discussion we're having right here, right now. don't feel like posting your thoughts, then why post at all?
     
  10. DexterMorgan

    DexterMorgan A Smooth-Skin

    647
    Aug 6, 2008
    Wow, the word actually is actually being auto-trademarked? :D
     
  11. Ausir

    Ausir Venerable Relic of the Wastes

    Apr 20, 2003
    Yup, and I'm suing everyone who's using it without my permission.
     
  12. DexterMorgan

    DexterMorgan A Smooth-Skin

    647
    Aug 6, 2008
    How does one go about obtaining said permission? Can we settle my previous egress out of court?
     
  13. Jim Cojones

    Jim Cojones It Wandered In From the Wastes

    142
    May 6, 2008
    Actually, it isn't.
     
  14. Lexx

    Lexx Background Radiant
    Moderator Modder

    Apr 24, 2005
    Actually

    Works for me. Cool. And you just faked b-tags inbetween. Uncool.
     
  15. Ausir

    Ausir Venerable Relic of the Wastes

    Apr 20, 2003
    Please contact my attorney, Mr. Gersh.
     
  16. alec

    alec White heterosexual male Orderite

    May 21, 2003
    I was actually addressing two different posters at the time. The "you guys" part was actually kind of a give-away that it wasn't addressed to you, wouldn't you say so?

    Actually, all of my posts are Fallout related. In spirit. And some of them, actually a bigger percentage than can be said of most posters, are actually cleverly written and actually quite amusing at times, so you still may want to read all my posts in due time, actually, especially if you're looking for a good chuckle.
     
  17. Lexx

    Lexx Background Radiant
    Moderator Modder

    Apr 24, 2005
    I never before realized, how much 'actually' is used everywhere.
     
  18. Dario ff

    Dario ff Where'd That 6th Toe Come From?

    423
    Aug 19, 2008
    Well sir, actually, I'd look over here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trademark and check if such a common word like that can be trademarked. Like the case with words such as Apple.
     
  19. The Dutch Ghost

    The Dutch Ghost Grouchy old man of NMA Moderator

    Jan 11, 2004
    Careful Ausir, we are the majority, you stand alone.
     
  20. aiunit92

    aiunit92 First time out of the vault

    7
    Jun 16, 2010
    I know its a little late to post about this, but I'll post it anyway.
    The aliens and the T-rex foot print were more or less easter eggs thrown in just for a laugh "If found please return to area 51" Thus they are random encounters... this isn't really directed at anyone in particular just though I would post on it.


    I Find it funny that you are all fighting over the word (insert word in quote below) and how it is TM'ed
    PS: Can't sue me I just quoted you XD

    PSS: I don't know if you can trade mark a word. But I believe you could trade mark the work with some special design to it... for example coca cola isn't trade marked only the way the word looks when they use it it... correct me if I'm wrong but I believe thats how trade marking works when it comes to words.