Times your followers have died

Discussion in 'Fallout: New Vegas Discussion' started by BluPhenix316, May 8, 2012.

  1. BluPhenix316

    BluPhenix316 First time out of the vault

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    Jun 6, 2009
    Name some situations where you followers have died.

    For instance,

    I was doing the quest for Mr. House to use the Platinum Chip in Fortification Hill, when coming out of the weather station, I decided I wanted to go ahead and Kill Caesar so I was going to fight my way to him. I cleared the area right before the hill up to his place and a I sniped one Legion guy on top of the hill and then next thing I know I seen everyone running to the entrance of Caesar's tent. I was thinking WTF? When I get up there I remembered I had ED-E stay put so I could go in and talk to Caesar. They all bum-rushed ED-E.
     
  2. Joelzania

    Joelzania Look, Ma! Two Heads!

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    Oct 12, 2011
    I always like it when you are travelling from one cell space to another, and your follower quantum leaps out of existence. They don't necessarily die, but they are out of the mesh, so they disappear. It's funny seeing their heads clip inside the walls of a room as they desperately try to rejoin my player.
     
  3. Brother None

    Brother None This ghoul has seen it all
    Staff Member Admin Orderite

    Apr 3, 2003
    Not a lot of good memories here. It's usually them running off an deciding to fight deathclaws as I'm exploring. Stop doing that, you bastards.
     
  4. TorontoReign

    TorontoReign Abalutza oTO Staff Member Moderator Orderite

    Apr 1, 2005

    Agreed. I can't count how many times one of my companions has ran off never to be seen again. That shit needs to stop.
     
  5. BluPhenix316

    BluPhenix316 First time out of the vault

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    Jun 6, 2009
    I like that in a way. It gives them character and almost a free will. That is what made Wasteland so awesome. The NPCs you would pick up didn't always do what you told them to do. It adds a completely different dynamic, even if its a bug and not intended.
     
  6. Ohaimerk

    Ohaimerk modoc, den, grave Orderite

    Mar 30, 2009
    Once in honest hearts I picked up a gauss rifle from somewhere and had a great time blasting things off cliffs. I shot follows-chalk and he instantly passed out and flew completely across the canyon up onto an adjacent rock shelf high above. After a minute he woke up and jumped off the shelf to get back to me, falling into the canyon and passed out again on the rocks below. I jumped into the canyon intending to land in the river so I could laugh in his face but it wasn't deep enough and I died on impact. So it goes.
     
  7. LoneSpektre

    LoneSpektre First time out of the vault

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    May 4, 2012
    Cass just died yesterday, we were heading to Forlorn hope to help and get the Rangers off my ass, but we stumbled upon the Cazadors nest, and well... It didn't end too good for Cass. Didn't have a back-up save so I pressed on. My characters on a 2-day bender right now mourning Cass lol.
     
  8. Joelzania

    Joelzania Look, Ma! Two Heads!

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    Oct 12, 2011
    So, do any of you actually just leave your characters dead for the rest of the game? No back saves? When a follower dies a instantly load an autosave. It's take some balls for me to actually lose a character forever.
     
  9. person

    person It Wandered In From the Wastes

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    Aug 29, 2011
    I'm with you there, but it would be nice to not care and just move on, they're rarely all that helpful.
     
  10. BluPhenix316

    BluPhenix316 First time out of the vault

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    Jun 6, 2009
    Depends on how realistic I want the game to be. If I'm role-playing then yes they stay dead. Usually what I consider role-playing is, I use heavy modding and I only save when I need to stop playing. I continue later but I don't allow myself to reload or anything like that. Mods that I use for example is One HUD which makes the HUD disappear except for combat mode and etc. I always play with Project Nevada which really does change a lot and adds sound effects for hunger, thirst and being tired. Nevada Skies really really affects the game much more than just plain adding weather. It makes the night a lot darker. To off set that though I use Advanced Recon Night Vision or Pip-boy lights and etc.
     
  11. MelonHead

    MelonHead First time out of the vault

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    May 6, 2012
    Well I sent Cass to the Van Graffs and she got vaporized
    So I reloaded
     
  12. Courier

    Courier Venerable Relic of the Wastes
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    Apr 10, 2011
    Only time I let a follower die was on my first playthrough and I let Cass get vaporized by the Van Graffs.

    I was siding with Caesar's Legion so I thought that I could sacrifice her to help Caesar out a bit. I felt pretty stupid afterwards.