Why would you play Fallout 3 today?

Discussion in 'Fallout 3 Discussion' started by Sn1p3r187, May 30, 2016.

  1. Sn1p3r187

    Sn1p3r187 Carolinian Shaolin Monk

    Apr 7, 2014
    To be honest I really don't know. To me it's just setting and the occasional good thing in Fallout 3. Setting wise being on the East Coast and having been to D.C. It kinda reminds me of home when I play it or think about it. But other than that the game is total bollocks. Wouldn't really play it for any other reason than the fact I was bored. What are your reasons?
     
  2. Black Angel

    Black Angel Grand Inquisitor of the Ordo Hereticus

    Mar 21, 2016
    For me, probably trying to relive those feelings of the first time playing a 'Fallout' game. Back then, completely ignorant of what a Fallout game is, I only knew from memes and stuff like that (how Deathclaw Sanctuary are scary, Deathclaws will tear you apart, unique-looking T-45 Power Armor). There was that feeling of discovering wonder the very first time I played Fallout 3, completely ignorant of Fallout 1, 2, and even New Vegas. Now, though, having played the originals, New Vegas, and other cRPGs, I just can't be bothered anymore. Except maybe trying the newest version of TTW and all the TTW-converted mods from Fallout 3 mods that's cool-looking to make the Capital Wasteland at least bearable in comparison to the Mojave Wasteland.
     
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  3. Spacemunkey

    Spacemunkey Vault Senior Citizen

    Dec 4, 2015
    If it was the only game I had access to and needed a cure for insomnia, maybe.
     
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  4. R.Graves

    R.Graves Confirmed Retard

    Apr 21, 2016
    I wouldn't. If I wanted to play I Fallout games a good World characters and story I play New Vegas. if for some ungodly reason I want to play a s***** shooter set Fallout world I play Fallout 4. no, Id probably still just play new Vegas.
     
  5. ArkBird

    ArkBird FO3 Fanboy

    46
    Mar 3, 2016
    Nostalgia and atmosphere.
     
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  6. DirtyOldShoe

    DirtyOldShoe Some kind of lucky

    Dec 15, 2015
    Some times after eating Taco Bell I feel like I'm playing Fallout 3, but then I look at my surroundings in the Taco Bell bathroom and I am reminded that I just suffered from a fiery hot bout of diarrhea. Does that count as playing Fallout 3?
     
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  7. Sergeant Politeness

    Sergeant Politeness Where'd That 6th Toe Come From?

    413
    Jun 20, 2015
    To have a good laugh.
     
  8. Earth

    Earth Vault Senior Citizen

    Apr 7, 2013
    On pain of death.
     
  9. Millim

    Millim Venerable Relic of the Wastes
    Orderite [REDACTED]

    Oct 13, 2010
    To do a nearly 2 hour review.
    It's coming...

    (This wasn't meant to be an advertisement, I was legitly answering the Question...)
     
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  10. Vergil

    Vergil Banned

    Jul 8, 2014
    Because of nostalgia and mods. If Mothership Zeta Crew ever got updated after all these years I couldn't resist going back and checking it out.

    Or like because Steve Harvey said if I was going to write a long essay on why the game is shit I'd have to boot it up and film some examples.
     
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  11. Hassknecht

    Hassknecht For hate's sake. Staff Member Admin Orderite Board Cop oTO

    Aug 16, 2010
    Atmosphere, mostly, and to appreciate some of the really good art direction. I think they really nailed the architecture.
    But that and some of the more decent quests and factions (like Reilly's Rangers, who are criminally underdeveloped) are not enough to get me past all the terribleness the game has to offer.
     
  12. 0wing

    0wing Все умрут, а я волномут

    Mar 23, 2015
    Where's your Fallout 4 v NV comparison review?

    Back to topic.
    I wouldn't. Like with the rest of TES bullshit series, I'll go check wiki for notes from the past which game's only catchy thing, exploring the past through notes. The art design was looked in it's entierity in past playthroughs.
    New Vegas has more nostalgic value since it's second game that hooked me into Fallout.
     
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  13. Millim

    Millim Venerable Relic of the Wastes
    Orderite [REDACTED]

    Oct 13, 2010
     
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  14. zegh8578

    zegh8578 Keeper of the trout Orderite

    Mar 11, 2012
    I did not re-install FO3 to this or my previous computer. It's history. Good riddance too.
    I replay FO-NV these very days.

    FO4, I played it 2-3 times in quick succession when I bought it, but nothing tempts me to go back to it now that I'm pretty confident that I have explored what the game has to offer. I have absolutely no curiousity - whatsoever - regarding the DLCs.
     
  15. iltt

    iltt Bethesda Stan of the Forums

    54
    May 24, 2016
    Because it's still fun to play
     
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  16. ArkBird

    ArkBird FO3 Fanboy

    46
    Mar 3, 2016
    Run you'll get crucified for saying that here
     
  17. Big No

    Big No Watch as I open and close this door

    717
    Oct 28, 2014
    Nah, it's fine to say you have fun with F3. Saying F3 is a good Fallout game on the other hand...
     
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  18. Gorefiend

    Gorefiend First time out of the vault

    83
    Nov 26, 2015
    Look at all of the crucifixion going on. No one gives a shit if someone likes a game that most of us here think is vomit trash. Just when it is trying to be passed off as better...or an RPG...or Fallout.
     
  19. R.Graves

    R.Graves Confirmed Retard

    Apr 21, 2016
    Time for a serious answer.

    Q: Why would I play fallout 3 today?
    A: that intro video is kickass.

    I dont know what id do after that though...
    Probably ignore the game and listen to Galaxy News Radio.
     
  20. Kohno

    Kohno Water Chip? Been There, Done That

    885
    Jul 30, 2009
    Can't figure out a single reason why I'd replay that sorry excuse of a game. I can still remember the hollow experience and all the disappointment from ~8 years ago. Not worth it.

    Some games grow a bit of nostalgia along the years that makes revisiting fun on a certain level even if the original experience wasn't really diamond, but Fallout 3 does not.
     
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