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Bethesda ruined Fallout
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Bethesda ruined Fallout

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Fallout is what South Korea will look like when I finally get sick of their capitalist ways and conquer their materialistic asses!

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Re: Bethesda ruined Fallout

Kim Jong made me lol.
You're alright with me Glorious Leader.

Anyway on topic I won't say ruin as Beth brought fallout to a more artistic setting as the art for the game was perfect although I would have preferred Van buren(the real fallout 3).

Now to the bad Beth pretty much disappointed in the characters, world and setting by making idiotic unbelievable characters who would rather live in junk and play super hero or super villian rather than act realistic and do things like scavenge for old tech or supplies.
Washington got hit with a heavy amount of nukes and yet we see towns like spring vale still standing and buildings that are untouched even though with the heavy amount of nukes that hit Washington it should have been a parking lot.

Which brings me back to the morality issue.
the good and evil thing is too much of a part of the game in everything you do from stealing to pretty much everything you do and would have preferred a reputation system like the classics which puts more emphasis on your intentions and not just your actions.

Then again Fallout 3 was the conservitist version of a post apocalyptic world with god loves you messages, patriotic drivel and other things.

I played New vegas and although it was an improvement the reputation system was still a bit of a joke, and the game still catered to the good and evil mythos too much with the NCR being shown everywhere, being the *good* guys while the legion are shown in every way to be the *evil* faction.

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