Obsidian has already proven they could do wonders with the Fallout 4 dialogue system

Discussion in 'Fallout 4' started by FearMonkey, Nov 30, 2015.

  1. Dr Fallout

    Dr Fallout Centurion

    Aug 17, 2015
    I wouldn't say it's your child, more like a kid you find smart and sensible, someone you think has a future in nuclear physics. And then thanks to his foster parents goes on a downhill road of drugs and crime.
     
  2. cratchety ol joe

    cratchety ol joe Where'd That 6th Toe Come From?

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    Sep 2, 2008
    Having been reading this thread... And seeing the images. I can only think of one thing:

    Lynette... Vault City.

    Oh how I crave for such depth of character and interaction. I cannot help but wonder what 'modern' gamers would think of trying to navigate that conversation.
     
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  3. Crni Vuk

    Crni Vuk M4A3 Oldfag oTO Orderite

    Nov 25, 2008
    Easy, that it's to much reading, not enough shooting. Pete and Todd answered that one often enough in Interviews ... and I have no doubt this is actually what they observed with their main target audience.
     
  4. Askorti

    Askorti HATE NEWSPAPERS

    641
    Jun 30, 2015
    To be honest... That's probably the one conversation where i would like to be able to pull out a gun in the middle of it and discharge it into Lynette's face.
     
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  5. MercenarySnake

    MercenarySnake Kept you waiting huh?

    Aug 22, 2015
    I agree, Lynette was...a piece of work to deal with.
     
  6. Alexmikli

    Alexmikli First time out of the vault

    7
    Sep 21, 2015
    So is anyone going to point out that Marbug is voiced by Jim Cummings?

    Goddamn I love his voice, even the Gizmo version.
     
  7. Dr Fallout

    Dr Fallout Centurion

    Aug 17, 2015
    Did you mean a bitch? Because I agree.
     
  8. MercenarySnake

    MercenarySnake Kept you waiting huh?

    Aug 22, 2015
    I was playing as a nice person and went through all the effort to help her with getting a tool and a wrench only for her to continue being a bitch. I was almost tempted to put a round in each of her knee caps but no no, I'm a "nice" person.
     
  9. Dr Fallout

    Dr Fallout Centurion

    Aug 17, 2015
    No such limits. Killed her, ripped her apart with my minigun.
     
  10. MercenarySnake

    MercenarySnake Kept you waiting huh?

    Aug 22, 2015
    Did you really? Didn't the city turn hostile?
     
  11. archont

    archont It Wandered In From the Wastes

    123
    Jul 20, 2008
    There aren't voice actors that can turn a bad script good.

    Alpha Protocol was essentially an RPG with sub-par mechanics. Obsidian showed that a 4-answer truncated dialogue wheel isn't an insurmountable limitation, your writers are. And Bethesda's writers are... something shakespearean about death.

    It's like they deliberately and intentionally recruit stupid writers. With their pockets and brand strength, you'd expect at least mediocrity, even through the power of staff turnover and statistics alone. Their writing is worse than filler text programmers use to test dialogue tree functionality. It's CONSISTENTLY terrible.
     
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  12. Dr Fallout

    Dr Fallout Centurion

    Aug 17, 2015
    I died several bloody turns later....
     
  13. KillerBee256

    KillerBee256 Still Mildly Glowing

    212
    Oct 31, 2008
    Super stimpaks are your friend.
     
  14. Severite

    Severite First time out of the vault

    78
    Dec 19, 2008
    Actually, "fast inventory" is a better friend, and a stack of stimpscks.

    Sides, Lynnette didn't want the wrench and pliers, that was Valerie
     
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  15. Dr Fallout

    Dr Fallout Centurion

    Aug 17, 2015
    Yeah well... didn't have them. What made it was worse was that I was only 7 hexes away from the orange covered area, promising freedom.
     
  16. Ben Soto

    Ben Soto Professional Salt Shaker

    731
    Jul 7, 2014
    He's also Tigger and the Master. Yeah. Try watching Winnie the Pooh now.
     
  17. TorontoReign

    TorontoReign Dedman oTO Staff Member Moderator Orderite

    Apr 1, 2005
    Can we stop with the quote pyramids? It makes this shit hard to read.
     
  18. Avallach

    Avallach Ayreonaut

    153
    Aug 11, 2009
    Nah, I mostly remember him as this charming fellow. :grin:

     
  19. Dr Fallout

    Dr Fallout Centurion

    Aug 17, 2015
    Sure.