How did you discover Fallout ?

Discussion in 'General Fallout Discussion' started by PsychoSniper, Jan 20, 2004.

  1. NotASuperMutant

    NotASuperMutant First time out of the vault

    Feb 20, 2017
    I first got into Fallout with the game i'm not supposed to mention here, then went on to New Vegas and then finally bought 1,2 and tactics. I also bought 4 but that is literally the worst piece of shit ever made.
  2. Tealuv

    Tealuv First time out of the vault

    Mar 15, 2017
    I saw it on Venturiantale ( yes I know he is weird) but that got me into New Vegas. Before that iv seen only videos turned into memes from it.
  3. Wasteland Wanderer

    Wasteland Wanderer First time out of the vault

    Mar 24, 2017
    Started when i was eleven with new vegas. Went back to three then to the OG ones and now i play them all. My stepdad had new vegas and i decided to try it out. It was super unique from any other game i had played since then
  4. Dami

    Dami First time out of the vault

    Mar 22, 2017
    One day a friend of mine recommended a game called Fallout 3 to me, so I played it and loved it, I couldn't get enough of it. I was like that for awhile and I never played New Vegas. One day I decided to play the classics and realized how flawed Fallout 3 was, I then went on to play New Vegas and love it, and that's it.
  5. Risewild

    Risewild Venerable Relic of the Wastes
    Modder Orderite

    Jun 14, 2014
    If any of you are interested in playing Fallout 3 in your Fallout New Vegas (and own both english games and all DLCs on PC) and if you don't know about it, try the TTW (a Tale of Two Wastelands) project.
  6. Wasteland Wanderer

    Wasteland Wanderer First time out of the vault

    Mar 24, 2017
    I've heard of it and while it does seem cool I'd rather keep them separate. I feel that enhances the experience for me but thank you regardless
  7. Dami

    Dami First time out of the vault

    Mar 22, 2017
    It does seem like very nice mod, but I no longer care to play through fallout 3, but thank you for the reccomendation.
  8. Nuka-Knight

    Nuka-Knight First time out of the vault

    Apr 28, 2017
    I was ten years old when Fallout 3 came out, and I played it religiously on the 360 after having played Oblivion for a decent amount of time. I pre-ordered New Vegas on the 360 as well, discovered to superiority (subjectively speaking) of PC and got them both on there a couple years later along with a Steam sale that included 1, 2 and Tactics. Pre-ordered Fallout 4 (regressively for certain reasons) and put 300 hours in it the first two weeks after release. I still have yet to determine a favorite of the franchise however, as I have yet to finish Fallout 2 or start Tactics.
  9. NukeEmAll

    NukeEmAll First time out of the vault

    Apr 29, 2017
    I discovered Fallout via a friend in high school back in 97 or so. He was going nuts over this game telling me how absolutely free he was to do anything he wanted. It was interesting to listen to him talk about it but at the time a PC was a luxury neither I nor my family could afford so it was in one ear and out the other.

    Fast forward to 2001. I was 19, on my own and making a living. I stopped at the local gamestop to check out what was coming out for my newly acquired PS2. I was just generally looking around and found a hardcopy of Fallout on one of the racks and I remembered what my buddy from high school told me. Instead of picking up a new PS2 release I purchased the Fallout and played it on my new Dell. The rest is history.
  10. YeeCop

    YeeCop Just a Sweet Irradiated Transvestite

    Jan 26, 2017
    My dad had New Vegas on his Steam account, so I played it fervently my sophomore year of high school, alongside Fallout 3 which I discovered later.
    I was the Fallout nut in high school. I had the Vault-Tec lunchbox, the bobbleheads, and an NCR shirt.

    Eventually I got my own Steam and bought both Fallout 3 GOTY and New Vegas: Ultimate Edition. When Fallout 4 was announced, I was excited but also impatient. I bought Fallout, Fallout 2, and Tactics as part of a Steam bundle and said "Holy shit!"
    It was when I realized how mediocre Fallout 3 was compared to the OG Fallouts and New Vegas (although by itself, Fallout 3 is still incredible).
    Fallout 4 came out, I briefly considered it my favorite Fallout since I had so much fun playing it with mods. Then I came to this site.
  11. ThatZenoGuy

    ThatZenoGuy Residential Zealous Evolved Nano Organism

    Nov 8, 2016
    Curiously I found out about Fallout from a friend, who played Oblivion a lot, hence Fallout 3...
  12. Verlein

    Verlein First time out of the vault

    Apr 29, 2017
    I was at a store with my parents, about ten years old, circa 1999-2000. I think it was Big Lots. They had a tiny little section of cheap computer games and the original Fallout was one - the box caught my eye. I flipped it around and saw Killian Darkwater on the back. Somehow convinced my parents to buy it for me, expecting a totally different game than what I got.

    Mind = blown.
  13. gwfpro

    gwfpro First time out of the vault

    Jun 12, 2017
    i think i played new vegas for the first time in 2011, and then fallout 3 that same year. sometime afterwards i was browsing the fallout forum on reddit and saw a bunch of pissed off elitists discussing how the classics were the best. i, wanting to be pissed off and elitist with them, saw that they favored new vegas (which i myself favored as well) to fallout 3. i learned that new vegas was much closer to the two original games and ended up getting both the originals and tactics off gog for free. played those soon after and i have been a big fan of old school isometric crpgs ever since.
  14. Gizmojunk

    Gizmojunk Half-way Through My Half-life

    Nov 26, 2007
    I bought a couple of the original big-box Fallouts from Big-Lots, but the company name was MacFrugal's at the time.
  15. AlsGaming

    AlsGaming First time out of the vault

    Jun 2, 2017
    AVCon in Adelaide, 2009. Dad took my sister and I since she was a big fan of manga and stuff, there was a Gametraders stall selling Fallout 3 for pretty cheap. I was 11 at the time, I remember the ghouls on the back cover scaring the hell out of me. Ended up as the most played game I had on Xbox 360, very good memories playing it although it's impossible to get back into it after playing better RPGs throughout the years.
  16. MPPlantOfficial

    MPPlantOfficial Look, Ma! Two Heads!

    Aug 24, 2017
    I saw it sitting on my brother's shelf about 2000 or 2001.
    I was actually playing with a Diablo 1 pirated version at the time. He had the Fallout 1 + 2 big box.
  17. Struc

    Struc Pork N’ Beans Merchant

    Apr 5, 2016
    I picked up Fallout 3 about five years ago because I heard it was good. I liked it so much I decided to try new Vegas and fell in love it. I tried fallout 4 but lost interest quickly. I’m not much of a pc gamer, but I picked up fallout 1, 2, and tactics on my laptop and am currently picking away at the original. It’s a lot different from the FPS games, but I’m really enjoying it so far.
  18. nkchan16

    nkchan16 Look, Ma! Two Heads!

    Jul 27, 2016
    I bought FO and FO2 together with bunch of other games including JA2 back in 98 (or 99), pretty much randomly. All of the games I bought that day turned out to be good games. But, to tell you the truth, I had kept seeing Fallouts in the shop and the box cover looked cheesy to me, didn't think they would be any good, and then one day I thought "why the hell not?" and bought them all. :D
    Last edited: Nov 14, 2017
  19. limerick

    limerick The Wisest Human, The Greatest Thinker

    Dec 31, 2017
    i couldnt tell you exactly but i think this was around the google play days. i was in like 5th or 6th grade and TES3 came out recently, saw some video on one of the older games (i think it was two) and thought it looked really bad. funny now because 1 is probably one of my favorite games (of all time)
  20. Alphons

    Alphons National Beholder

    Aug 9, 2017
    My dad, uncle and aunt played Fallout and Fallout 2 a lot. When I was old enough I finally got the discs for my personal use.