New Fallout trailer

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  1. monsharen

    monsharen Testament to the ghoul lifespan
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    Apr 2, 2005
    As the title implies there's a new trailer. Check it out and give us your thoughts.

     
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  2. TheGM

    TheGM The voice of reason

    Aug 19, 2008
    Looks like shit. Some how not as shitty as that halo show trailer I saw, but still shit.
     
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  3. laclongquan

    laclongquan Boned Hunter of Sister

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    Jan 11, 2008
    It has the too bright color theme of Fallout 4.

    F4 ghouls, but I dont complain about that. Look cleaner than F3/NV ghouls.

    Has the feel of Fallout 1: leave Vault to find stuffs. pay caravan to supply vault, thus disclose locations. vault get captured~
     
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  4. KindyCyborgCat54

    KindyCyborgCat54 First time out of the vault

    1
    Apr 2, 2023
    I have mixed feelings. On one hand I love the feeling of the old Fallouts, but on the other hand it feels too much like the newer games. I do like the endless sandy desert vibe of the old games, but it doesn't mix well with Fallout 4's colour scheme. Fallout 4's ghouls don't really feel like severe radiation victims the way the classics and F3/FNV's do. Also I'm iffy about Brotherhood power armor helmets having openable visors. Same way I was angry when Fallout 4 established the valve on the back as opening the suit.
     
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  5. Hawkwing74

    Hawkwing74 It Wandered In From the Wastes

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    Feb 20, 2024
    I'm cautiously optimistic! To me, it always comes down to writing and acting.

    Rings of power was shit - writing and acting.
    Game of Thrones - till they ran out of book, really enjoyable. Same thing, writing and acting.

    These days, visuals are easy with CGI. Finding brilliant writers, obviously not, as seen in the dismal state of Hollywood.
     
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  6. Post-War Tribal

    Post-War Tribal Detective ᗟΔИΟ oTO Orderite

    Nov 8, 2018
    I'm gonna watch it and hate myself for it.
     
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  7. Mr Fish

    Mr Fish Slippy sloppy, The

    Sep 11, 2010
    watched like 1.2 min, fuck I'm bored.
     
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  8. Sublime

    Sublime Still Mildly Glowing

    274
    Jun 5, 2018
    I'm only afraid they've fucked the NCR too much. Moreove the line at end, "somebody is always pulling the threads" or something like that makes me really think the Enclave will show up somehow
     
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  9. ExcelUp

    ExcelUp First time out of the vault

    27
    Mar 10, 2019
    From what I've seen, the show is just going to shit on the existing lore from the classics in California, which is sad because a lot of that stuff is gonna get decanonised quick by the new Bethesda lore being introduced here.

    Makes no sense for there to be a vault in Santa Monica, given what we know of the Master. Makes no sense for the Brotherhood to be this militaristically advanced, given their current state in New Vegas. Makes no sense for a settlement in the Boneyard to be on the same living conditions as a Megaton slum, given what we know about the Followers and NCR's work in the Boneyard.

    I'm honestly tired of complaining at this point; I'll still probably end up watching the show out of curiosity anyway, but I'm not at all optimistic unfortunately.
     
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  10. Millim

    Millim Venerable Relic of the Wastes
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    Oct 13, 2010
    I'll probably still watch it.
    The main lead was a friend of my Cousin's when they were younger too.

    Honestly, at this point I just want something entertaining to watch.
     
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  11. PaxVenire

    PaxVenire Water Chip? Been There, Done That

    835
    Oct 29, 2020
    It looks bad as a Fallout entry, very generic as a normal post-apocalyptic entry, but watchable at least unlike Rings of Power.

    Here are my takeaways:

    -Fallout 4 aesthetics which looks gross
    -Shady Sands and The Boneyard looks like they were re-nuked yesterday, there's no sign of NCR civilization (perhaps a canonized Lonesome Road ending)?
    -East Coast BOS presence on the West Coast for some reason
    -Only about 3 seconds of NCR soldiers in the trailer in which they look like hillbilly trashmen fighting an undefeatable force
    -Confirmed NCR/BOS war is still ongoing even after something clearly happened to the NCR?
    -BOS has a million Vertibirds and the Prydwen (which was canonically built out of the Enclave crawler from Fallout 3's Broken Steel DLC, so unless they happened to find another crawler on the West Coast, this might be THE BOS from Fallout 4 coming back to California)

    Either the NCR was absolutely mogged by the Courier after Lonesome Road, or something happened (maybe Enclave return) and blasted the NCR back to the stone age?
    My friends and I came up with a wacko idea that maybe one of the Vault's (Vault 4) has time travel tech, and the BOS are travelling back in time to kill the NCR in it's infancy.

    Bethesda has deemed this show 100% canon to the games timelines, so either Chris Avellone was right and the classics aren't canon to Bethesda, or Bethesda hates the classics this is their way of giving them the middle finger?
     
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  12. monsharen

    monsharen Testament to the ghoul lifespan
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    Apr 2, 2005
    I too am in this camp. As far as I can tell it won't be triggering any nostalgia so it'll be another show.
     
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  13. TheKingofVault14

    TheKingofVault14 Fallout Fan For Life!

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    Jul 5, 2022
    Just saw the trailer, still not 100% convinced, I have low expectations. I'm just going to wait & see how it all turns out! TBH, I'm not expecting much, it probably will be crap. :confused: :-?


    Also, @PaxVenire DITTO! I agree with all the points you've made. :ok:
     
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  14. Starbee

    Starbee Vault Meat

    12
    Aug 27, 2020
    At least the ghouls look better i guess...
     
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  15. Nodder

    Nodder It Wandered In From the Wastes

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    Oct 28, 2008
    Being annoyed at lore inaccuracies I understand, but who cares about "canonization?" Just ignore Bethesda's crap it can't take away the original games. Just pretend the Van Buren remakes or whatever is the true canon.
     
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  16. monsharen

    monsharen Testament to the ghoul lifespan
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    Apr 2, 2005
    Noticed that Goggins commercial is set in Vault 33. The interior including furniture and what looks like some numbered mailboxes. Maybe that connection was a given, but it's confirmed in the trailer, except for the detail where it says Vault 4 on the door. Are 4 and 33 the same? Twin vaults? Curious!




    Started cutting up the two trailers to look for clues and noticed a couple of details which I think are spoilers regarding the fates of some characters.
     
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  17. Post-War Tribal

    Post-War Tribal Detective ᗟΔИΟ oTO Orderite

    Nov 8, 2018
    One thing though, hopefully the show will generate some new faces around here. It gets lonely at times.. :look:
     
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  18. PaxVenire

    PaxVenire Water Chip? Been There, Done That

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    Oct 29, 2020
    That's exactly how I view canon. Not just for Fallout but for so many things I grew up enjoying that's gone to shit too. Star Wars, Star Trek, Halo, Mass Effect, Alien(s), etc.
     
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  19. eissa

    eissa Artanis "Altáriel" Nerwen Nos Finwe

    Jan 7, 2016


    There's seems to be this kind of discussion due to the trailer.
     
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  20. raynor009

    raynor009 Yeehaw!?!

    388
    Apr 29, 2012
    I was on the shitter when I saw the news
    An appropriate place considering where the fallout series is now
     
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