Lonesome Road coming September 20th + weapon pack DLCs

Discussion in 'NMA News and Information' started by WorstUsernameEver, Aug 25, 2011.

  1. whirlingdervish

    whirlingdervish Brahmin Cavalry Commander

    Jul 3, 2007
    Ulysses has his pretty little oldworld flag strung up like a tapestry in front of the very thing that destroyed the old world and he's standing there with head bowed or suffering from scoliosis.
    To me it even looks like a shrine with vague hints of the VD jumpsuit scene in Arroyo.

    All told I'm tired of getting new vague types of mutant humans to kill every time I turn around. We don't need insert-a-noun-lurks to shoot at if they would add some other forms of gameplay that aren't just shooting hordes of stupid enemies.

    There are already ghouls, muties, ghost people, lobotomites and all manner of mutated humanoid thingies to shoot without resorting to spikey orcs reskinned with glow in the dark doodads all over them.

    I'd rather see bulletproof hillbillies if rehashing old ideas is just going to get us more of the same but with a new name.
  2. Brother None

    Brother None This ghoul has seen it all

    Apr 3, 2003
    No, seriously, fuck them (as in the publisher). They were doing so well on the DLC front and now they bring in this nickel-and-dime bullshit. 2 bucks for previously free enticing content? That's some horse armor right there.

    JES can claim all he likes, paying 4 bucks for a weapons pack (oh sorry, "and achievements") is exactly what's wrong with DLC these days.

    Luckily PC users don't have to bother. We got mods.
  3. your evil twin

    your evil twin It Wandered In From the Wastes

    Apr 29, 2006
    It looks like there might also be some quests/missions associated with the Gun Runners pack, as there achievements for doing stuff other than killing things with the new weapons. So could be some interesting extra content, a few side-quests.

    The pack with the pre-order content seems a bit lame. And if they were going to do it, they should probably have done it a month after release. But the Gun Runners pack doesn't bug me.

    Also, while us PC gamers scoff at it, on console they can't install a bunch of extra weapons and weapon mods. 23 new weapons is probably quite appealing if you are on Xbox or PS3. It's the equivalent of being able to install a really kick ass mod.

    Chances are that I'll buy it for PC, but then I have more money than sense.
  4. Brother None

    Brother None This ghoul has seen it all

    Apr 3, 2003
    Not quests, challenges. Who knows what that'll be exactly, probably some repetitious activity.
  5. Walpknut

    Walpknut This ghoul has seen it all

    Dec 30, 2010
    That street sing melee weapon looks interesting, I always tought the game needed some junk weapons. Still, nothing a MOD can't fix.
  6. Courier

    Courier Venerable Relic of the Wastes

    Apr 10, 2011
    The "Gun Runner's Arsenal" reeks suspiciously of Horse Armour. I will not be paying good money for re-skinned weapons that will either be extremely overpowered or weaker than the vanilla weapons you can already find in game.



    Scaly spore carriers! This is a magnificently creative new enemy for the DLC!

    Seriously though, it's a bit lazy to just keep using re-skinned Trogs for "new creatures". I am not impressed.
  7. Stanislao Moulinsky

    Stanislao Moulinsky Vault Fossil

    Jul 16, 2009
    Or, hell, a gift for the buyers of all 4 DLCs.
  8. Courier

    Courier Venerable Relic of the Wastes

    Apr 10, 2011
    I've seen free mods that add weapons that look better than those. Modders will have superior versions of all those weapons out probably about a week after they're released.

    Just Bethesda trying to squeeze as much money out of this game as possible though I guess.
  9. Faceless Stranger

    Faceless Stranger Board Drifter

    Aug 19, 2010
    4$ ain't that much if it'll be a classic pack type weapon dlc, this way we'll at least get some professional made classic weapons.
  10. VRaptor117

    VRaptor117 It Wandered In From the Wastes

    Nov 18, 2008
    From JES's Formspring:
    <Sigh>...Who am I kidding, I can't hate a guy who is more accessible to fans that any developer I've seen. I guess I'll give him the benefit of the doubt on this one (and my $4).

    Still, I'm getting the overwhelming feeling to get into the shower and start scrubbing.
  11. Surf Solar

    Surf Solar So Old I'm Losing Radiation Signs

    Aug 20, 2009
    So true. It just reeks of the quick dollar, even though I know Josh is kind of the Gun Nut and would probably love to include more gun stuff etc in there. But then again, even though I sympathisize with him, it is not better than all the other horse-armor like dlc. I mean, it's just some weapon. :S Are people really so loot obsessed that they want to buy this?
  12. 100LBSofDogmeat

    100LBSofDogmeat It Wandered In From the Wastes

    Nov 11, 2008
    Then apparently Valve is stuck in the past... all their DLC is always free to PC players. Except on XBox where Microsoft makes them charge.
  13. RRBM

    RRBM First time out of the vault

    Jul 28, 2011
    Weapons-pack DLC leaves a bad taste in my mouth. What's worse is, I'm probably going to buy it.

    As for Lonesome Road, well, I hate to say it but
    [spoiler:0d60bb127f]My body is ready[/spoiler:0d60bb127f]

    Edit: Is hard to tell, but I think Ulysses might actually have dreadlocks, instead of just the 'Blastback' haircut.
  14. Alphadrop

    Alphadrop A right proper chap.

    Aug 21, 2008
    Wouldn't call it Horse Amour by a long shot, that was two models that were mostly cosmetic.
    This DLC at least has a little weight to it.
  15. Courier

    Courier Venerable Relic of the Wastes

    Apr 10, 2011
    And the difference is? All it does is add new weapons to the game. It adds nothing new in gameplay, just a few unique versions of weapons you can already find in the vanilla game. The addition is purely cosmetic.

    Also this,


    Is ripped straight out of Mothership Zeta. They were too lazy to change even a single detail on it.


    I don't see the difference between this,


    and the vanilla chainsaw.


    I don't see the difference between this,


    and the vanilla Fat Man.




    looks like a re-skinned anti-materiel rifle.


    And this,


    looks like a re-skinned rebar club.


    I'm not impressed with Obsidian's work here. I think I could have done better quality work with just an hour of free time. Half of these are probably just going to be the vanilla weapons with huge stat boosts that will make you even more of a god.

    Edit: This looks like a fan-made mod, and not a good one. This looks like one of the countless half-assed "got item" mods you can download from the Nexus for free.
  16. whirlingdervish

    whirlingdervish Brahmin Cavalry Commander

    Jul 3, 2007
    I really don't see a reason that there needs to be a unique chainsaw considering how it's only available in a few places in the vanilla game and it rocks against pretty much everything already.

    To me it seems on par with the prepatch Gobi sniper rifle: Extra shiny, but not a lot of extra utility when the vanilla version is already a one hit weapon.
  17. Courier

    Courier Venerable Relic of the Wastes

    Apr 10, 2011
    Some free items added in Project Nevada that look tons better than the ones we've seen from this horse armour mod.



    If you submitted something onto the nexus that looked like what we see in the screenshots, you'd be laughed at or considered a "new" modder. I'd expect more professional and better quality work from a company like Obsidian, not just some horse armour shit thrown together in half an hour to make a quick buck.
  18. UnidentifiedFlyingTard

    UnidentifiedFlyingTard Vault Fossil

    Mar 12, 2009

    You seem to be fucking blind.

    I will probably ending up getting the weapon DLC, new weapons, ammo types, weapon mods, and other things? for a measly 4 dollars, cool.

    Seriously its 4 fucking dollars, and no one is asking you to buy it anyway.
  19. Courier

    Courier Venerable Relic of the Wastes

    Apr 10, 2011
    Anti-Materiel rifle in New Vegas,


    I'll admit I was wrong about the Nuka Cola sign being a re-skinned Rebar club... it's clearly more of a shovel,

  20. UnidentifiedFlyingTard

    UnidentifiedFlyingTard Vault Fossil

    Mar 12, 2009
    The Bozar and the Anti-Materiel rifle look nothing alike, and the Nuke Break weapon is obviously a new model.

    You suck at nitpicking.