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Title: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on May 31, 2018, 12:04:29 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ye84Zrqndo

Quote
The Vault-Tec terminal in the Citadel lists Vault 76 as a "control" vault, with 500 occupants. The vault was designed to open 20 years after a nuclear war, and was among the seventeen known control vaults, meaning that it was used as a baseline to compare to experimental vaults.

Trailer suggests setting of 25 years after bombs when the fallout had settled, West Virginia.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on May 31, 2018, 08:25:57 AM
Spaz will get this no matter what!

Spaz is an original Vault Dweller! Code-name: Bogan Vault Dweller ............ ohhhh yaaeaeaeahhhh boi!
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: euphoricx on June 11, 2018, 09:29:46 AM
https://youtu.be/884chSIl1dY
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: kunfushun on June 11, 2018, 01:09:44 PM
Prob be my first fallout game (excluding fallout shelter).
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on June 11, 2018, 01:46:03 PM
Still dont know what the game actually is, but not really interested now

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNo_VYfBSWU
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on June 11, 2018, 10:31:54 PM
Breakdown of the gameplay reveal. Might be fun to get a group together (depending how the multiplayer works), but shoot-on-sight PvP will always be annoying. Note that there are bars for food and water, showing a survival aspect.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWq6qhbcc54
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on June 12, 2018, 08:46:25 AM
Spaz can't wait! And the Helmet will go perfect with my Pipboy. Eventually Spaz will have the entire power armour suit!
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on June 12, 2018, 09:05:13 AM
Cautiously optimistic probably describes this for me.. absolutely love fallout without a doubt.. but not such a big fan of forced PvP open world survival games.. will wait and see for more info.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on June 12, 2018, 10:09:08 AM
Cautiously optimistic probably describes this for me.. absolutely love fallout without a doubt.. but not such a big fan of forced PvP open world survival games.. will wait and see for more info.

As long as other players don't effect your game I say kool. If someone nukes somewhere it should only effect them I'd hope.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on June 13, 2018, 10:40:46 AM
Noclip documentary about fallout 76 released, 18minutes in starts talking about gameplay. Some may consider there to be some spoilers, so be warned.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gi8PTAJ2Hjs
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on June 13, 2018, 02:16:57 PM
Still on the fence here after watching the documentary. Its still wide open to griefing, but I'll wait and see how Bethesda are going to handle that before deciding, fallout with friends could be great fun if done right.

Noclip makes some good documentaries, if you havent seen the lead up doco to this about the history of Bethesda games, it's also worth a watch.

https://youtu.be/QKn9yiLVlMM
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on June 15, 2018, 03:02:52 PM
Fallout 76 Beta only available for those who preorder. @spazmanaught let us know how it goes....
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on June 15, 2018, 03:06:54 PM
Fallout 76 Beta only available for those who preorder. @spazmanaught let us know how it goes....

Once again Spaz's Bogan Vault Dweller status prevails!
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: Slayer7744 on June 27, 2018, 12:55:42 AM
4K version of the gameplay presentation
https://youtu.be/xxvLHwl7s0E
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SgtEeyore on June 27, 2018, 07:28:45 AM
#InternetTroll; let's watch this 4K video on our 1080p monitors and then provide random comments about how shit the game looks.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on June 28, 2018, 02:14:16 PM
Beta code is in!

Booyaiaiaiaiaiahaihaiahiaihia boi!
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: Slayer7744 on June 28, 2018, 02:30:29 PM
Beta code is in!

Booyaiaiaiaiaiahaihaiahiaihia boi!

Got mine too.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: Ant on June 28, 2018, 05:59:16 PM
Beta code is in!

Booyaiaiaiaiaiahaihaiahiaihia boi!

Got mine too.
Yup, same...
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SgtEeyore on July 15, 2018, 06:50:16 AM
I wonder if they will support parties, or if its just gonna be randoms in multiplayer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnjE6GxikKg
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on July 15, 2018, 09:06:32 AM
I wonder if they will support parties, or if its just gonna be randoms in multiplayer.

I believe they mentioned you can play with friends in a group of possibly 4 (just going by memory) - I expect everyone else on the map/instance will be randos
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on July 16, 2018, 09:04:44 AM
I wonder if they will support parties, or if its just gonna be randoms in multiplayer.

I believe they mentioned you can play with friends in a group of possibly 4 (just going by memory) - I expect everyone else on the map/instance will be randos

Hopefully like Destiny. See them and can kill enemies but doesn't effect you.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on July 16, 2018, 09:07:15 AM
I think the biggest question that needs answering... is there friendly fire? :troll:
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on July 16, 2018, 09:28:57 AM
I think the biggest question that needs answering... is there friendly fire? :troll:

Considering the FATMAN everyone better hope not  :P
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on July 24, 2018, 11:12:47 AM
"Beta" will be in October
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: cnstr on August 06, 2018, 10:25:41 PM
Beta code is in!

Booyaiaiaiaiaiahaihaiahiaihia boi!

Got mine too.
How did you get beta code?   Preordered mine day after reveal and still nothing. 


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Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: Slayer7744 on August 07, 2018, 04:59:43 AM
Beta code is in!

Booyaiaiaiaiaiahaihaiahiaihia boi!

Got mine too.
How did you get beta code?   Preordered mine day after reveal and still nothing. 


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Preordered mine from EB on the 11th June and received the code via email on 28th June.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: cnstr on August 07, 2018, 05:53:18 AM
Beta code is in!

Booyaiaiaiaiaiahaihaiahiaihia boi!

Got mine too.
How did you get beta code?   Preordered mine day after reveal and still nothing. 


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Preordered mine from EB on the 11th June and received the code via email on 28th June.
Found it. Ta


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Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SgtEeyore on August 13, 2018, 08:58:38 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HsAyw9YQwtM
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SgtEeyore on August 13, 2018, 09:02:30 AM
https://press-start.com.au/news/playstation/2018/08/12/heaps-of-new-fallout-76-information-came-out-of-quakecon/
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SgtEeyore on August 13, 2018, 09:05:58 AM
https://nerdist.com/fallout-76-panel-quakecon/ (https://nerdist.com/fallout-76-panel-quakecon/)

i like that PVP is optional....

Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on August 13, 2018, 09:09:10 AM
https://nerdist.com/fallout-76-panel-quakecon/ (https://nerdist.com/fallout-76-panel-quakecon/)

i like that PVP is optional....

  • PVP is completely optional. A player must accept your challenge before you can fight each other.
  • It is possible to kill other players without challenging them, but it is difficult and makes you a WantedMurderer. In what is perhaps the best anti-griefing measure I’ve seen in a game, this places a bounty on your head, makes you visible on every player’s map, and doles out the bounty reward from your own pocket. You can be a troll, but at least you’ll be a broke troll.
  • If a player kills you, you are given the option to block them, seek revenge for double reward, or simply keep playing.

Yeah seems like a good way to implement it!
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on August 14, 2018, 08:23:41 AM
It is possible to kill other players without challenging them, but it is difficult and makes you a WantedMurderer. In what is perhaps the best anti-griefing measure I’ve seen in a game, this places a bounty on your head, makes you visible on every player’s map, and doles out the bounty reward from your own pocket. You can be a troll, but at least you’ll be a broke troll.

Sounds kinda like the division (rogue agents) or Elite Dangerous (killing other players puts a bounty on your head for others to collect). It wont completely stop griefing as it still happens in both the games I just mentioned, but it'll keep it from becoming a total sh*t show, especially with the money coming out of your own pocket if you kill someone and have your bounty collected, that part I like. Means the trolls will have to work harder to keep up.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: raz81 on August 14, 2018, 07:38:45 PM
Hopefully it's implemented well. Things can sound good on paper but still be totally worthless. Elites crime and punishment system is broken as fuck
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on August 15, 2018, 11:35:18 AM
Hopefully it's implemented well. Things can sound good on paper but still be totally worthless. Elites crime and punishment system is broken as fuck

Hopefully fallouts system is tight but fair if there's a mistake by a player..

Not like elites where the other night I was running passenger missions in my unshielded anaconda and didn't realise I had a wanted passenger on board.. The base didn't like that and opened fire, I got a 1200cr fine (bugger all given I'm earning about 12-15m per run) but then when I suck into the system and paid the fine I was transported 300+ly away to a prison.. Took be half an hour just to get back to the system.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on September 15, 2018, 06:38:51 PM
EB Games in all their wisdom printed a beta code on my receipt.. and then emailed me one too.. so I have a second beta code if anyone wants to try the game. First come first served.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: kunfushun on September 15, 2018, 07:29:44 PM
is fallout 76 kind of like a battle royale or mmo like?

gear you find you have even when you die or logout?
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SgtEeyore on September 15, 2018, 09:04:12 PM
EB Games in all their wisdom printed a beta code on my receipt.. and then emailed me one too.. so I have a second beta code if anyone wants to try the game. First come first served.

i'll take it if it is still available. TIA
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on September 15, 2018, 11:57:43 PM
EB Games in all their wisdom printed a beta code on my receipt.. and then emailed me one too.. so I have a second beta code if anyone wants to try the game. First come first served.

i'll take it if it is still available. TIA

All yours. PM sent  :up:
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SgtEeyore on September 16, 2018, 07:34:35 AM
EB Games in all their wisdom printed a beta code on my receipt.. and then emailed me one too.. so I have a second beta code if anyone wants to try the game. First come first served.

i'll take it if it is still available. TIA

All yours. PM sent  :up:

Thanks!
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on September 28, 2018, 08:44:46 AM
BETA starting dates:
Xbox One – 23/10/2018
PC/PS4 – 30/10/2018

BETA will be live for 4-8 hours each day

Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on September 28, 2018, 09:14:03 AM
BETA starting dates:
Xbox One – 23/10/2018
PC/PS4 – 30/10/2018

BETA will be live for 4-8 hours each day

Spaz doesn't like the sound of that. 4-8 hours US time ain't good!
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on September 28, 2018, 10:15:30 AM
BETA starting dates:
Xbox One – 23/10/2018
PC/PS4 – 30/10/2018

BETA will be live for 4-8 hours each day

That seems fairly restrictive... and likely to be at the worse possible time for us aussies as usual.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on September 28, 2018, 10:26:01 AM
BETA starting dates:
Xbox One – 23/10/2018
PC/PS4 – 30/10/2018

BETA will be live for 4-8 hours each day

Spaz doesn't like the sound of that. 4-8 hours US time ain't good!


That seems fairly restrictive... and likely to be at the worse possible time for us aussies as usual.

Bethesda has stated that it is purely to stress test servers and the game in general, thus will be primetime for US and perhaps sometimes EU. Great preorder bonus for AU region.

If they were really interested to do stress tests the beta wouldn't be hidden behind a paywall (who knows, maybe beta will become open at a later date).

BETA will have this type of off/on status up until the week before release, and it will be streamable.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on October 01, 2018, 03:42:32 PM
Character progress from the Fallout 76 BETA will carry over into the full release.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: Slayer7744 on October 09, 2018, 03:56:27 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2z6c-sCT4M8&feature=youtu.be
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on October 09, 2018, 08:43:18 AM
Interesting to see/hear more about it, sounds very much like an improved fallout 4 with multiplayer, hopefully we'll get some time in the beta to check it out before launch.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on October 09, 2018, 04:57:50 PM
Plenty of performance issues one xboneX at the preview events.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7wDfWVlBWg
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on October 10, 2018, 09:27:36 AM
Not a good sign given we're only about a month away from launch.... though when have the fallout Bethesda games ever been released and been flawless.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on October 10, 2018, 09:37:22 AM
Not a good sign given we're only about a month away from launch.... though when have the fallout Bethesda games ever been released and been flawless.

Yeah FO3 was the worst. It was a year before they fixed the crashing issue.

Spaz accepts it because the content is always (fingers crossed) so good!
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on October 12, 2018, 09:55:53 AM
https://youtu.be/87wo38fRAnY
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on October 12, 2018, 10:33:43 AM
Spaz is thinking about canx his pre-order. This game doesn't sound anything like a normal FO game. It's more ESO and Spaz doesn't rate that.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SgtEeyore on October 12, 2018, 11:01:29 AM
i've got my doubts too. maybe worth buying FO4 again.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on October 12, 2018, 11:22:19 AM
I'm honestly a bit iffy too... might hold out for the Beta (if I can get in at a decent time).. but definitely having my doubts.

Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: raz81 on October 12, 2018, 02:30:35 PM
I like FO games. As with most RPGs of this scale (eg Skyrim too) I never get around to finishing them.
I burnt myself out in the last fallout game. I built so many bases and stuff which was cool at the time, but now I look back and think 'what a waste of fkn time'. Not dissimilar to my thoughts around NMS and my base building there lol.

So, holding out on this for now.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SgtEeyore on October 12, 2018, 03:58:14 PM
how is base building any different to the grind of levelling up in any other game? it's not. it's just a different way to keep you engaged.

TBH, i prefer base building over levels, as i will have something cool to show for it.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on October 12, 2018, 04:07:05 PM
I have not seen anything that is tempting me to buy........just looks like FO4 with multiplayer and less story. Laggy shooting and hit detection, frame drops everywhere, clown clothes, and that not-so-great fallout fps mechanic.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on October 12, 2018, 04:23:44 PM
how is base building any different to the grind of levelling up in any other game? it's not. it's just a different way to keep you engaged.

TBH, i prefer base building over levels, as i will have something cool to show for it.

Spaz is the opposite. Hated the base building in FO4. Normal FO leveling for Spaz.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on October 12, 2018, 04:56:04 PM
The only thing that really annoyed me in FO4 was that main NPC always bugging me to help.. just let me go on my murdering spree in peace thank you very much
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: raz81 on October 12, 2018, 05:04:59 PM
how is base building any different to the grind of levelling up in any other game? it's not. it's just a different way to keep you engaged.

TBH, i prefer base building over levels, as i will have something cool to show for it.

its not. Dont get me wrong. I had a bloody great time, and always seem to get addicted lol.
Its only in hindsight that i start to think "wtf I wasted my time, shoulda played something else". It generally stems from working hard/ grinding / etc to build cool shit. Finishing it. Then realising i have nothing else to do and moving on. Never get to actually take advantage of the stuff i did (but thats just because of the way i play / engage)
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SgtEeyore on October 13, 2018, 08:14:22 AM
yep, i get you now. rather than grinding forever, we should move on to a new game.

I suppose that's the sign of a good game, if you grind for hundreds of hours, rather than putting it down.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on October 15, 2018, 08:39:42 AM
Now FO76 is shitting all over established lore too....  :poop:

https://youtu.be/mxUSF9jn8xg
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: Slayer7744 on October 15, 2018, 09:19:43 AM
I'll still be getting this, my expectations were always pretty tamed when it came to an online Fallout so none of the performance issues shock me, Fallout 3 and 4 ran like crap anyway.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on October 15, 2018, 09:25:09 AM
Spaz was wondering why there was super mutants and ghouls in the clips so far (FO 1 and 2 got into the stories on them and the 25 years isn't long enuff). Playing all the FO series the timeline is really easy to follow so Spaz just assumed it was going to be that the vault's time was wrong and they were 300 years in the vault or something. Spaz doesn't mind changing the coarse but it needs to be explained and the future should be set up.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on October 15, 2018, 02:31:33 PM
The more I'm watching about this the more I'm thinking the only thing that'll save it is it being a fun multiplayer experience..

https://youtu.be/PD2A0EPKxUc
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on October 15, 2018, 02:52:51 PM
So if this is online 24/7 do we get servers in OZ? Spaz isn't feeling the love so far!
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on October 15, 2018, 03:23:00 PM
So if this is online 24/7

Pretty sure it is always online.

do we get servers in OZ? Spaz isn't feeling the love so far!

Wouldn't hold my breath on Oz servers, they're rare as an honest politician :troll:
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: cnstr on October 24, 2018, 01:21:11 AM
Beta times will be adjusted for different times f day to enable non yanks the chance to play in their prime times as well. 

The currently avail gameplay was only optimized around the vault area as for some reason Bethesda thought the players would not try to explorer the whole map for some reason. 

Glad I u vested in the time buddy app to decipher time zones :)


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Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on October 24, 2018, 12:23:21 PM
Watching a few streams of the beta, definitely seems to look and play like a fallout game. The world seems a bit empty though given there's no NPC quest givers etc. it does look like a bit of fun in a group but I think it might be a bit bland solo.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on October 24, 2018, 12:27:54 PM
Spaz isn't sold on the 'group non NPC fallout concept' but will give it a go. Spaz will revolt if it fails!
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: raz81 on October 25, 2018, 06:50:56 PM
These early impressions aren't making me want to rush out and buy

https://www.polygon.com/2018/10/24/18018854/fallout-76-beta-private-servers
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on October 26, 2018, 11:29:18 AM
Yeah... not sounding great...

https://youtu.be/oWltFdeMz_Q
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on October 26, 2018, 11:59:28 AM
Spaz is getting on release to get the power armour helmet but might leave this one on the shelf for 6 months until they either put NPC's in or all the servers are empty. Spaz has played every fallout and having real world players over the in game friends you normally have just doesn't work for Spaz. Dogmeat is Dogmeat!
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on October 27, 2018, 08:40:49 AM
Spaz got his beta code. Downloading!
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on October 27, 2018, 12:33:06 PM
Forgot to mention it's 97gb BETA download! 3 hours FTW!!!!
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on October 29, 2018, 09:38:08 AM
B.E.T.A Times in AEDT:

Wednesday Oct 31st – 10am – 2pm
Friday Nov 2nd – 5am – 10am
Sunday Nov 4th – 8am – 12pm
Monday Nov 5th – 5am – 12pm
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on October 30, 2018, 08:52:36 AM
B.E.T.A Times in AEDT:

Wednesday Oct 31st – 10am – 2pm
Friday Nov 2nd – 5am – 10am
Sunday Nov 4th – 8am – 12pm
Monday Nov 5th – 5am – 12pm

Looks like Spaz will get on Sunday.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on October 30, 2018, 09:32:25 AM
B.E.T.A Times in AEDT:

Wednesday Oct 31st – 10am – 2pm
Friday Nov 2nd – 5am – 10am
Sunday Nov 4th – 8am – 12pm
Monday Nov 5th – 5am – 12pm

Looks like Spaz will get on Sunday.

Yep, seems the only viable option.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SgtEeyore on October 31, 2018, 07:49:13 AM
https://blog.eu.playstation.com/2018/10/30/7-things-you-need-to-know-about-fallout-76s-beta-which-launches-on-ps4-today/ (https://blog.eu.playstation.com/2018/10/30/7-things-you-need-to-know-about-fallout-76s-beta-which-launches-on-ps4-today/)

i like this

Quote
6. Kill or be killed. Or don’t!
When you emerge from Vault 76 as a wide-eyed innocent, you will be ranked as just a ‘level one’ character. Progression through the game will see you add more skills and increase in levels. Attaining level 5 status, however, is the game changer.

After becoming a level 5 player, you can participate in player-versus-player (PvP), at which point you can engage in combat with other players. If you attack someone and they fight back, full-on combat ensues and to the winner go the spoils. However, if you activate the ‘pacifist’ mode and do not retaliate (and are killed by an attacker) they are in big trouble. A bounty is put on their head, and they can no longer see anyone else on the map. More often than not, other players will hunt them down for a reward – and the bounty will be paid out of the murderer’s own funds!
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on October 31, 2018, 08:33:52 AM
https://blog.eu.playstation.com/2018/10/30/7-things-you-need-to-know-about-fallout-76s-beta-which-launches-on-ps4-today/ (https://blog.eu.playstation.com/2018/10/30/7-things-you-need-to-know-about-fallout-76s-beta-which-launches-on-ps4-today/)

i like this

Quote
6. Kill or be killed. Or don’t!
When you emerge from Vault 76 as a wide-eyed innocent, you will be ranked as just a ‘level one’ character. Progression through the game will see you add more skills and increase in levels. Attaining level 5 status, however, is the game changer.

After becoming a level 5 player, you can participate in player-versus-player (PvP), at which point you can engage in combat with other players. If you attack someone and they fight back, full-on combat ensues and to the winner go the spoils. However, if you activate the ‘pacifist’ mode and do not retaliate (and are killed by an attacker) they are in big trouble. A bounty is put on their head, and they can no longer see anyone else on the map. More often than not, other players will hunt them down for a reward – and the bounty will be paid out of the murderer’s own funds!

Sounds good in theory but is it open to abuse like the division where people would try to run infront of your bullets to make you go rogue.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on October 31, 2018, 09:01:51 AM
So even if you don't retaliate you still take damage and die? FUCKING FAIL! Akyra is spot on it will be abused ....................... and not in the fun way  :P
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on October 31, 2018, 10:48:55 AM
So even if you don't retaliate you still take damage and die? FUCKING FAIL! Akyra is spot on it will be abused ....................... and not in the fun way  :P

I believe I've seen it say that if you dont retaliate you take less damage, but it can still kill you. Its just that the person will be marked as a wanted murderer as per previous posts.. so the player getting griefed still gets penalised essentially. I would prefer it that youre not able to be killed by another player if you dont engage with them.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on October 31, 2018, 11:00:59 AM
So even if you don't retaliate you still take damage and die? FUCKING FAIL! Akyra is spot on it will be abused ....................... and not in the fun way  :P

I believe I've seen it say that if you dont retaliate you take less damage, but it can still kill you. Its just that the person will be marked as a wanted murderer as per previous posts.. so the player getting griefed still gets penalised essentially. I would prefer it that youre not able to be killed by another player if you dont engage with them.

Exactly!

Lets say I'm over the game I'll just go and kill a heap of people then log off. No penalty! If they make it that you take no damage unless you agree then people won't bother after a while. Spaz is glad BFV is releasing at the same time. FO76 will be going on the shelf for a while until they fix it.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 01, 2018, 12:38:32 PM
Pretty sure I'm going to cancel my pre-order at this point, maybe check it out later if they can fix it

https://youtu.be/6TN0twyQHT4
Title: Fallout 76
Post by: cnstr on November 02, 2018, 07:52:48 PM
I’ve had over 8 hours on ps4 so far and having one toy of fun.  Only had 1 player being a dick but knew his name from eso and expected it.  Few issues but not truly game breaking.   This last one session was better than the first so you can see the progress they’re making during down time. 

Even had @destille join for the last hour or so.   Good fun with a group. 


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Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on November 05, 2018, 08:44:37 AM
Spaz had no issues with the beta. Not going to go into it too much but Spaz isn't canx his pre-order. All the reviews so far have been way over the top.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 05, 2018, 08:53:13 AM
Spaz had no issues with the beta. Not going to go into it too much but Spaz isn't canx his pre-order. All the reviews so far have been way over the top.

After actually jumping into the beta for a bit on Sunday I'm inclined to agree actually... the doom and gloom has been way over the top. A lot I still agree with, like the lack of NPCs and meaningful way of telling the story, those loooooong holo tapes are painful at times, but the general gameplay was what I expected.

Played solo for about 45mins before joining up with @cnstr and @Destille82 for an event just before the server closed and I enjoyed the brief time I had.. still a bit iffy and would be keen to see where they take the game and how the after launch support is, but yeah, for now I'll keep the pre-ordered (its paid in full thanks to trade ins anyway so no big loss)
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: Slayer7744 on November 05, 2018, 02:23:08 PM
Glad to see you guys agree. I thought I was crazy the other day when I jumped in and noticed it was just more Fallout 4 and the catastrophic experiences people were detailing weren't there.

I'll still be getting my Power Armor helmet!
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on November 05, 2018, 02:35:38 PM
For Spaz the lore needs to be explained because that is a F&^KUP (Spaz played FO:BOS and knows the story F^*KERS!).

After playing the beta Spaz realized that in other FO's after you speak to a NPC you are generally by yourself (excluding companions) doing the quest. So really for Spaz it's not a big deal.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 05, 2018, 02:53:16 PM
Glad to see you guys agree. I thought I was crazy the other day when I jumped in and noticed it was just more Fallout 4 and the catastrophic experiences people were detailing weren't there.

I'll still be getting my Power Armor helmet!

Yep, I'll happily put my hand up and say I fell for the overreaction "it's cool to hate it" youtubers.. the game has its issues and I have my concerns about it in the long run, but after actually playing it, I can see myself easily dumping some time into it, both solo and for some WpR shenanigans


For Spaz the lore needs to be explained because that is a F&^KUP (Spaz played FO:BOS and knows the story F^*KERS!).

Taking a huge dump on the lore is not cool and I'll be keen to see how they wriggle out of some of the glaring issues this game has fitting into the established timeline.

While running around in the beta I remembered one of the main reasons I love the recent fallout games, exploration and finding weird / cool shit. Thats all there in this game, so it'll bring me enough fun with that alone. Hopefully they can polish up everything else to help make it a solid game.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SgtEeyore on November 05, 2018, 03:06:34 PM
how is base building going to work? will i get robbed when i'm not online? or does my base disappear when i'm not logged in?
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 05, 2018, 03:10:29 PM
how is base building going to work? will i get robbed when i'm not online? or does my base disappear when i'm not logged in?

Your camp logs off with you
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on November 05, 2018, 03:39:24 PM
how is base building going to work? will i get robbed when i'm not online? or does my base disappear when i'm not logged in?

Your camp logs off with you

But you can still get robbed will online doing missions? Fail! Everyone will spend the first week getting the resources to have 600 turrets.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 05, 2018, 03:49:19 PM
how is base building going to work? will i get robbed when i'm not online? or does my base disappear when i'm not logged in?

Your camp logs off with you

Pretty sure no other players can access your stash.

But you can still get robbed will online doing missions? Fail! Everyone will spend the first week getting the resources to have 600 turrets.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on November 05, 2018, 04:52:53 PM
Spaz had no issues with the beta. Not going to go into it too much but Spaz isn't canx his pre-order. All the reviews so far have been way over the top.

Most of the reviews I have seen are balanced. SkillUps certainly wasnt though.


Questions for those who have played:

Q1. Is there any aim assist in the game? Trying to fps in a bethesda game with a controller is not my idea of fun - I mostly used VATS (after enemies start moving) which looks pants in 76.

Q2. Does it feel like an early access game?

Q3. Would the game be enjoyable if it wasn't Fallout? (If it was the same game without the Fallout universe/skin)
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on November 05, 2018, 04:57:34 PM
Spaz had no issues with the beta. Not going to go into it too much but Spaz isn't canx his pre-order. All the reviews so far have been way over the top.

Most of the reviews I have seen are balanced. SkillUps certainly wasnt though.


Questions for those who have played:

Q1. Is there any aim assist in the game? Trying to fps in a bethesda game with a controller is not my idea of fun - I mostly used VATS (after enemies start moving) which looks pants in 76.

Q2. Does it feel like an early access game?

Q3. Would the game be enjoyable if it wasn't Fallout? (If it was the same game without the Fallout universe/skin)

A1: Spaz didn't feel an aim assist but there was something wrong with the field of view. VATS worked ok (activate and then move to get better numbers was something new than freezing everything). Spaz felt overall the melee felt like ESO and the shooting was typical FO.

A2: It feels like it was developed at the same time as FO4 Alpha was out. It's not polished but playable. Expect LOTSSSSSSS of updates!

A3: Probably not for Spaz. FO is what Spaz buys into so without that universe Spaz wouldn't get it on current beta release.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SgtEeyore on November 05, 2018, 05:00:56 PM
for me, it's FO4 without the bits that i liked, so I will most likely buy FO4 again.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 05, 2018, 07:07:13 PM


Questions for those who have played:

Q1. Is there any aim assist in the game? Trying to fps in a bethesda game with a controller is not my idea of fun - I mostly used VATS (after enemies start moving) which looks pants in 76.

Q2. Does it feel like an early access game?

Q3. Would the game be enjoyable if it wasn't Fallout? (If it was the same game without the Fallout universe/skin)

Q1. I didn't notice much, if any aim assist, felt pretty much the same as all the fallout games.

Q2. Not quite early access but it does feel a bit dated, much like all recent Bethesda games that use the creation engine, its a bit clunky.

Q3. Short answer no. The biggest draw for me is that it's fallout. If it was, I wouldn't even give it a second look.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: cnstr on November 05, 2018, 09:07:17 PM
You’ll find that most of the reviews were by of players and many of them already jaded because they’d been playing it on Xbox before.  Also because they spend shit loads on their systems they expect support for everything.  Even wanting to key bind everything instead of using the established fo built menus etc.   

You can lock your base doors and windows.  Not many people have lvl 3 lock picking these days. 


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Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: cnstr on November 06, 2018, 12:48:47 AM
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Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 06, 2018, 09:08:36 AM

You can lock your base doors and windows.  Not many people have lvl 3 lock picking these days. 


If someone in a group picks a lock does it unlock for the whole team? Might be worth having 1 person level that skill if you're going to play in groups.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on November 06, 2018, 09:20:33 AM

You can lock your base doors and windows.  Not many people have lvl 3 lock picking these days. 


If someone in a group picks a lock does it unlock for the whole team? Might be worth having 1 person level that skill if you're going to play in groups.

mmmm roving criminal gangs! Spaz likes it!

The gang will be called 'Spaz and the wandering Spaztix'  :P
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 06, 2018, 10:19:02 AM

mmmm roving criminal gangs! Spaz likes it!

The gang will be called 'Spaz and the wandering Spaztix'  :P

Tunnel snakes rule!
Title: Fallout 76
Post by: cnstr on November 06, 2018, 10:25:41 PM
Yes it does.  I believe it unlocks it for anyone in the area grouped with you or not.  Basically until it resets. 

Basically you can set it so one sniper rifles and ranged weaps, one assault (big guns, moving target etc), one medic (scrounging perk for chems and stuns) and one thief (hacking, lock picking)

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Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on November 07, 2018, 06:41:42 AM
WTF!!! 37gb update for the beta   :o :o :o
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 07, 2018, 08:21:43 AM
WTF!!! 37gb update for the beta   :o :o :o

dafuq for? Isn't the beta pretty much done?  :o

Patch notes: https://fallout.bethesda.net/article/3zijn9WlHG8O4YYKY8CsEM/fallout-76-b-e-t-a-patch-notes-november-5-2018
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: Slayer7744 on November 07, 2018, 12:44:55 PM
WTF!!! 37gb update for the beta   :o :o :o

dafuq for? Isn't the beta pretty much done?  :o

Patch notes: https://fallout.bethesda.net/article/3zijn9WlHG8O4YYKY8CsEM/fallout-76-b-e-t-a-patch-notes-november-5-2018

Poor file management in the engine, few small changes still results in a massive 40GB download.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 07, 2018, 02:23:01 PM
WTF!!! 37gb update for the beta   :o :o :o

dafuq for? Isn't the beta pretty much done?  :o

Patch notes: https://fallout.bethesda.net/article/3zijn9WlHG8O4YYKY8CsEM/fallout-76-b-e-t-a-patch-notes-november-5-2018

Poor file management in the engine, few small changes still results in a massive 40GB download.

I guess thats what you get when you use what is essentially the same engine for the better part of 20yrs
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on November 07, 2018, 04:55:47 PM
WTF!!! 37gb update for the beta   :o :o :o

dafuq for? Isn't the beta pretty much done?  :o

Patch notes: https://fallout.bethesda.net/article/3zijn9WlHG8O4YYKY8CsEM/fallout-76-b-e-t-a-patch-notes-november-5-2018

Poor file management in the engine, few small changes still results in a massive 40GB download.

I guess thats what you get when you use what is essentially the same engine for the better part of 20yrs

That also means it will be awful on pc in terms of cheats - people already have fallout4 mods working in FO76, a lockpick mod for example.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on November 10, 2018, 08:15:46 PM
https://www.usgamer.net/articles/fallout-76s-54-gb-day-one-patch-is-bigger-than-the-actual-game

 :facepalm:
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 11, 2018, 09:41:02 AM
https://www.usgamer.net/articles/fallout-76s-54-gb-day-one-patch-is-bigger-than-the-actual-game

 :facepalm:

Getting a bit ridiculous with these patches being so big. Won't be many playing on release day unless you go digital.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on November 12, 2018, 08:35:08 AM
https://www.usgamer.net/articles/fallout-76s-54-gb-day-one-patch-is-bigger-than-the-actual-game

 :facepalm:

Getting a bit ridiculous with these patches being so big. Won't be many playing on release day unless you go digital.

Spaz is going to get it and shelve it until after Christmas.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 12, 2018, 09:04:31 AM

Spaz is going to get it and shelve it until after Christmas.

I've got next week off work so I'll probably put some hours into this, though I still have RDR2 to play and spent the last 2 nights playing Diablo 3 on Switch, so plenty of options.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on November 12, 2018, 09:06:15 AM

Spaz is going to get it and shelve it until after Christmas.

I've got next week off work so I'll probably put some hours into this, though I still have RDR2 to play and spent the last 2 nights playing Diablo 3 on Switch, so plenty of options.

Spaz is just getting it to get the helmet. Then BF5 next week so Spaz will wait until they sort the bugs out.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: raz81 on November 12, 2018, 04:29:14 PM
https://www.usgamer.net/articles/fallout-76s-54-gb-day-one-patch-is-bigger-than-the-actual-game

 :facepalm:

I was gonna post earlier and suggest that 'at least that might mean that they've fixed heaps of stuff'
But apparently not. Based on a number of YouTube videos Ive seen (which of course could be completely wrong) but also based on some communication Bethesda has put out there...it sounds like it's gonna be a disaster.

I'll continue to watch fallout YouTube content purely for the entertainment value of the years worst game lol

That being said, a few people here have said they like it, so I do hope it works for ya  :up:
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 13, 2018, 08:41:47 AM
I was gonna post earlier and suggest that 'at least that might mean that they've fixed heaps of stuff'
But apparently not. Based on a number of YouTube videos Ive seen (which of course could be completely wrong) but also based on some communication Bethesda has put out there...it sounds like it's gonna be a disaster.

I think the vast majority of youtoob "commentators" are just jumping on the OMFG thiz is HoRrIbLeZ!!! bandwagon for the hell of it. I got sucked into it and wrote it off completely, then I actually, you know, played it and realised it's no where near the dumpster fire they're making it out to be, yeah its got its issues but what game doesnt and especially what bethesda game doesnt laucnh with some problems. It's not going to be everyone's cup of tea but I don't think it's anywhere near as bad as people like to make out it is.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on November 13, 2018, 08:59:02 AM
I was gonna post earlier and suggest that 'at least that might mean that they've fixed heaps of stuff'
But apparently not. Based on a number of YouTube videos Ive seen (which of course could be completely wrong) but also based on some communication Bethesda has put out there...it sounds like it's gonna be a disaster.

I think the vast majority of youtoob "commentators" are just jumping on the OMFG thiz is HoRrIbLeZ!!! bandwagon for the hell of it. I got sucked into it and wrote it off completely, then I actually, you know, played it and realised it's no where near the dumpster fire they're making it out to be, yeah its got its issues but what game doesnt and especially what bethesda game doesnt laucnh with some problems. It's not going to be everyone's cup of tea but I don't think it's anywhere near as bad as people like to make out it is.

+23

Spaz realized pretty quick that the hype of how bad it was is way over the top once Spaz played it. Looks like the PC version is pretty bad but if they fix a few of the things on PS4 Spaz will be happy!
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 13, 2018, 01:10:51 PM
JB Hi Fi is selling this for $59 if you don't like Amazon (who is still the cheapest @ $49)
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on November 14, 2018, 06:43:41 AM
Anyone go to the midnight release? Interesting they must have had enuff pre-orders to do a midnight release.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 14, 2018, 10:06:34 AM
Anyone go to the midnight release? Interesting they must have had enuff pre-orders to do a midnight release.

Nah, not that excited for it haha.. I'll head over to pick my copy up at lunch, throw it in the PS4 to install and download the patch tonight and then play some tomorrow given the size of the patch.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on November 14, 2018, 11:07:21 AM
Anyone go to the midnight release? Interesting they must have had enuff pre-orders to do a midnight release.

Nah, not that excited for it haha.. I'll head over to pick my copy up at lunch, throw it in the PS4 to install and download the patch tonight and then play some tomorrow given the size of the patch.

Spaz is getting it tomorrow with BF5 and Spyro.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 14, 2018, 01:55:46 PM
Just picked up my copy, made EB price match JB ($59).. EB are also doing a deal where you can trade it in by the end of the month for $50 or $60 if you put it to a pre-order.

Might buy another copy from Amazon ($49) and take it straight to EB to trade in for $60 against another pre-order haha
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on November 14, 2018, 02:37:26 PM
Might buy another copy from Amazon ($49) and take it straight to EB to trade in for $60 against another pre-order haha

Scamming 101  :P
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 15, 2018, 08:51:37 AM
Ok so here's the first impressions the internet will want me to write: OmGz This game is horrible!!! WTF!! It crashed all the time and frames dropped and lagged and ganked and BBQ sauce!!!

But here's my honest first impressions:

The 'day 1 patch' is huge, 50gb, but luckily I downloaded it in about an hour and 20mins, so I got about 4hrs of play in last night. I experienced no crashes, no lag and no ganking despite being around other players for at least half of my play time.

I continued my beta character that was level 4 and got up to level 7, I completed 3 'main story quests' and a few side objectives along with a couple of 'public events'. Basically, I spent most of the time completely distracted by locations and exploring.

Pros:
Cons:

I havent tried teaming up, outside of the beta anyway, will try to catch others online in the future. But outside of doing events or exploring higher level areas, I almost feel like the game is better alone. I also didnt do too much with the base building, just set up a camp with a cooking station, armour station and weapon station, along with a storage box, but once I get a good idea on the layout of the map I'll pick a spot and build a more permanent base.

Overall, I dont regret keeping the pre-order at all, I'm actually keen to jump in again and explore.

Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on November 15, 2018, 09:26:34 AM

Cons:
  • Graphics look dated for the most part, theres some areas that look nice, but in general I'm hard pressed to even point out where this looks any better than fallout 3
  • Combat without VATs feels just as clunky and unintuitive as ever and hit detection can be horrible, guns feel better that melee weapons, but not by much
  • The story being delivered through holotapes and terminal logs... just doesnt world.. makes me fall into my usual MMO mode and just ignore / skip most of it.. I'm sorry but I hate reading massive walls of text in games, no matter how well written they are.
  • Flow on from above, even if you want to listen to the tapes, you basically need to just stand still and listen as just about any other noise in the game drowns out the voices, yes I can adjust the sounds in the menu but the point is I should have to listen to a 2-5min holotape with the rest of the game muted or me standing perfectly still
  • Carry space and storage space... I. Hate. Being. Over-encumbered! In typical fallout hoarder fashion I spent much of my time walking slowly back to my base or a storage box so I could dump my junk


Most of the previews i have watched (including on bethesda focused channels) all point out these same issues, plus an issue with limited storage box space (it will cost Bethesda $$ if they decide to increase this limit). I dont watch clickbait so it all sounds like valid criticism to me. Interested to hear opinions after 20-30hrs.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 15, 2018, 09:39:11 AM

Most of the previews i have watched (including on bethesda focused channels) all point out these same issues, plus an issue with limited storage box space (it will cost Bethesda $$ if they decide to increase this limit). I dont watch clickbait so it all sounds like valid criticism to me. Interested to hear opinions after 20-30hrs.

Like other fallout games you can increase your carry capacity by increasing our strength stat, but I hate this as I like doing builds that are heavy on lock picking, hacking and sneaking.. basically thief style! But yeah, the stash is capped at 400... which really isnt much at all and it'll get to a point where you'll have to really pick and choose what you keep, especially if they intend to keep this game rolling on for years with updates and new content.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on November 15, 2018, 09:58:49 AM
Thanks Akyra. Spaz will still wait to play this just because BF5 is out. Spaz rates WpR opinions way over the uTube 'patrion' wankers!
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: raz81 on November 15, 2018, 11:44:16 AM
Great write up, thanks Akyra. The cons you mentioned are certainly where the negativity is focused.
I may pick this up at bargin bin prices one day, if there are still people playing. But the first 3 points you mentioned are really what turn me off and, for me at least, outweigh the Pros (although i hope they have a demo weekend or something to try it oneday).

An extremely dated engine, yet they still cant make it run well. Clunky and buggy combat....will just frustrate me. And its a shame about the story telling wall of text or holotapes that you are doomed to never hear properly, especially if you are grouped up ..... in a multiplayer game no less
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 15, 2018, 11:54:21 AM
Thanks Akyra. Spaz will still wait to play this just because BF5 is out. Spaz rates WpR opinions way over the uTube 'patrion' wankers!

No worries, it's definitely still worth a play if you've set your expectations right.

Great write up, thanks Akyra. The cons you mentioned are certainly where the negativity is focused.

A lot of the negativity is certainly valid, especially surrounding the outdated game engine, really makes me worry about TESVI and Starfield as both are apparently still going to be on the Creation Engine, given that I doubt we'll see TESVI for another few years, it'll feel ancient.

An extremely dated engine, yet they still cant make it run well. Clunky and buggy combat....will just frustrate me. And its a shame about the story telling wall of text or holotapes that you are doomed to never hear properly, especially if you are grouped up ..... in a multiplayer game no less

I think the combat in the fallout games has always felt clunky, but VATS helped gloss over this greatly, the reduced functionality of the VATS system really exposes the shoddiness. As for the story, it's a real shame they've done it this way, as some of the holotapes I have taken the time to listen to are superbly voiced and some are hilarious or even horrifying, but it all gets lost in the delivery, and this is with me playing solo, I cant imagine I'd hear anything if in a group with a chat party going.

End result is that I still think the youtoobz and reddit communities are waaaay over-blowing the negativity, but its certainly not without merit. Some of the issues can be fixed and patched, others are pretty fundamental and cant or wont be changed. So I definitely wont be preaching to all to go and buy it, but at the same time, I wont try to warn anyone always from it, especially if you are a huge fallout fan or can nab it at a good price (still $49 on amazon for instance)
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: Ant on November 15, 2018, 12:03:15 PM
I'll just add, the T-51 helmet is a little uncomfortable with limited visibility. Honestly, a guy wearing it would have no peripheral vision, just sneak up to the side of him! I am now tempted to printout a T-45 to start a collection. The sound effects are limited, the voice modulator is naff and the lamp is weak as..... but it's still a cool item to have sitting in the games room.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: StoneColdHomer on November 16, 2018, 12:50:05 PM
Well that didn't take long

Players Have Already Found A Ways To Cheat Fallout 76's Nuke Codes

https://www.kotaku.com.au/2018/11/players-have-already-found-a-ways-to-cheat-fallout-76s-nuke-codes/

Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on November 20, 2018, 07:13:18 AM
48gb update
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on November 20, 2018, 10:31:10 AM
Patch notes

Spoiler (click to show/hide)
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 20, 2018, 03:16:42 PM
Patch downloaded overnight and played a bit this morning, only had 1 crash in my time playing so I have no complaints about stability. Really enjoying this more than I thought I would.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 21, 2018, 09:53:45 AM
Built a bigger base complete with workshop, living quarters and farm. :up:


(https://i.imgur.com/KbZPASf.jpg)
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on November 21, 2018, 02:13:31 PM
Built a bigger base complete with workshop, living quarters and farm. :up:


(https://i.imgur.com/KbZPASf.jpg)

What happens if you connect onto a server where someone else has built in the same spot?
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on November 21, 2018, 02:35:16 PM
Built a bigger base complete with workshop, living quarters and farm. :up:


(https://i.imgur.com/KbZPASf.jpg)

What happens if you connect onto a server where someone else has built in the same spot?

Instant reno?
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 21, 2018, 03:41:05 PM
Haven't had it happen yet, the map is bloody huge and with only 24 odd players on it you'd either need real bad luck or be in a hugely popular area for that to happen. I'd say it goes into your build inventory as a blue print and you can put it straight back down in the same spot or move it elsewhere
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on November 22, 2018, 10:40:29 AM
@AkyraStrike are many people on your friends list playing? I have been watching a few streams and I can see myself being sucked in by weapon and armour progression/crafting, but endgame is not something to do solo.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: raz81 on November 23, 2018, 01:32:49 AM
Lol I can't believe you guys can put up with it

https://youtu.be/09nYeO1lQiQ
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 23, 2018, 10:16:58 AM
Lol I can't believe you guys can put up with it



Ive experienced 1 crash, 1 lock up and some frames dropped when exploring a certain section of the world. Otherwise I've had a similar experience to playing any of the other fallout games.. AI is a bit derpy at times and the hit detection can be attroucious.

Honestly I think people are taking this hate bandwagon much further than it needs to go. Is the game a masterpiece? No. But it's decent enough and I've had many many hours of play with it so far and short of suddenly getting every single bug under the sun hitting me from this point on, I can see my play time being upwards of 100hrs.

@SmashedPumpkin only seen Cnstr and a couple of other non wpr playing, I'll probably stop once I hit end game as it's less viable solo.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on November 23, 2018, 10:20:48 AM
Spaz still hasn't started but isn't really concerned what DF have to say. They assume everyone can run games at Ultra with 300fps.

The game itself is obviously buggy as shite and been released a mess but the carry on from some uTubers is bordering Trumpesk ................ lmao
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: raz81 on November 23, 2018, 01:17:34 PM
Agree about the bandwagon @AkyraStrike but I believe DF as a trusted source
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 23, 2018, 01:57:49 PM
Agree about the bandwagon @AkyraStrike but I believe DF as a trusted source

That's fair and i have no doubt a number of people are having a much worse time with the game, I've either been very lucky or just haven't caused myself issues. I also know the pc and xbox version seem to be the most complained about. But like I said in my experience of, what I'd estimate about 40-50hra, I've had one crash, 1 lick up and a few frame rate issues in one or two of the more heavy graphical intense areas, otherwise it's been a fallout game for me.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 28, 2018, 09:03:32 AM
Patches incoming, first one on December 4:

Second patch due on December 11:

All good steps in the right direction, plenty more to do though.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on November 28, 2018, 09:48:59 AM
lol Laymen Gaming will love some of the additional PC stuff.

So when Spaz finally fires this up it should be complete and 9.5/10 .............. awesome  :P
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: raz81 on November 28, 2018, 02:15:51 PM
Haha laymen gaming is one of the channels I recently subscribed too, purely for the lols

Good to see the game heading the in the right direction, but the whole thing is still in shambles imo. These are patch notes you should see for something in beta or alpha ('we'll increase it a bit and hope it doesn't break shit') not something people paid full price for
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 28, 2018, 02:45:01 PM
Laymen gaming just talks too much shit for my liking most of the time, but I've also had arguments on twitter with skillup so maybe I'm bitter haha..

Good to see the game heading the in the right direction, but the whole thing is still in shambles imo. These are patch notes you should see for something in beta or alpha ('we'll increase it a bit and hope it doesn't break shit') not something people paid full price for

Oh guarantee it'll probably break just as much as it fixes but it's good to see they'll put the effort in to getting past alpha and beta stages  :troll:

I think at this point bethesda need to go all in and pull an ubi with the division and fix this game just to save face.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on November 28, 2018, 03:16:40 PM
Laymen gaming just talks too much shit for my liking most of the time, but I've also had arguments on twitter with skillup so maybe I'm bitter haha..

Good to see the game heading the in the right direction, but the whole thing is still in shambles imo. These are patch notes you should see for something in beta or alpha ('we'll increase it a bit and hope it doesn't break shit') not something people paid full price for

Oh guarantee it'll probably break just as much as it fixes but it's good to see they'll put the effort in to getting past alpha and beta stages  :troll:

I think at this point bethesda need to go all in and pull an ubi with the division and fix this game just to save face.

Their reputation has certainly been tarnished (especially with the pc consumer) but hopefully they can at least stabilize the game. TBF the division worked fine on release, it just didnt have much endgame - something Bethesda may or may not address (depending on how profitable the microtransactions are).

Also, US$18 for 1 power armour skin  :o
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on November 28, 2018, 03:32:40 PM
Looks like Bethesda are rejecting refunds and some lawyers are getting involved!!!

https://www.reddit.com/r/fo76/comments/a0rckv/possible_fallout_76_lawsuit_leveled_at_bethesda/
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on November 28, 2018, 03:51:29 PM
Looks like Bethesda are rejecting refunds and some lawyers are getting involved!!!

https://www.reddit.com/r/fo76/comments/a0rckv/possible_fallout_76_lawsuit_leveled_at_bethesda/

I smell a publicity stunt.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 28, 2018, 04:21:12 PM
Also, US$18 for 1 power armour skin  :o

Just to clarify, whilst yes thats entirely ridiculous, you actually earn Atom Bucks whilst playing the game and completing challenges / achievements, I currently have over 2500 without spending a cent.

Looks like Bethesda are rejecting refunds and some lawyers are getting involved!!!

https://www.reddit.com/r/fo76/comments/a0rckv/possible_fallout_76_lawsuit_leveled_at_bethesda/

Could be interesting to see how this unfolds as their policy is basically no refund if you've downloaded the game, which is the same as Sony's policy.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on November 28, 2018, 04:37:12 PM
Also, US$18 for 1 power armour skin  :o

Just to clarify, whilst yes thats entirely ridiculous, you actually earn Atom Bucks whilst playing the game and completing challenges / achievements, I currently have over 2500 without spending a cent.


You can earn 4150 atoms just playing the game and completing all the set challenges, and can earn more from daily and weekly challenges. The grind is designed to initially encourage people to spend, then realise it will take excessive time to earn more - this is their monetization model.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on November 28, 2018, 04:56:12 PM
Also, US$18 for 1 power armour skin  :o

Just to clarify, whilst yes thats entirely ridiculous, you actually earn Atom Bucks whilst playing the game and completing challenges / achievements, I currently have over 2500 without spending a cent.


You can earn 4150 atoms just playing the game and completing all the set challenges, and can earn more from daily and weekly challenges. The grind is designed to initially encourage people to spend, then realise it will take excessive time to earn more - this is their monetization model.

Thankfully cosmetics are easily ignored.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on November 28, 2018, 05:33:20 PM
Also, US$18 for 1 power armour skin  :o

Just to clarify, whilst yes thats entirely ridiculous, you actually earn Atom Bucks whilst playing the game and completing challenges / achievements, I currently have over 2500 without spending a cent.


You can earn 4150 atoms just playing the game and completing all the set challenges, and can earn more from daily and weekly challenges. The grind is designed to initially encourage people to spend, then realise it will take excessive time to earn more - this is their monetization model.

Thankfully cosmetics are easily ignored.

I wouldnt spread that around if you want the servers to stay online  ;)
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: raz81 on November 28, 2018, 06:31:36 PM

I think at this point bethesda need to go all in and pull an ubi with the division and fix this game just to save face.

Yup. Hell, look at Hello Games. NMS was a disaster but they chipped away at it, provide all updates for free, and now generally people think Hello Games is great.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: Slayer7744 on November 28, 2018, 08:59:35 PM

I think at this point bethesda need to go all in and pull an ubi with the division and fix this game just to save face.

Yup. Hell, look at Hello Games. NMS was a disaster but they chipped away at it, provide all updates for free, and now generally people think Hello Games is great.

Bethesda have been on such a great streak lately so I sincerely hope they can pull this project back onto the rails.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on November 28, 2018, 09:46:41 PM

I think at this point bethesda need to go all in and pull an ubi with the division and fix this game just to save face.

Yup. Hell, look at Hello Games. NMS was a disaster but they chipped away at it, provide all updates for free, and now generally people think Hello Games is great.

Bethesda have been on such a great streak lately so I sincerely hope they can pull this project back onto the rails.

Bethesda are bringing in several large streamers and youtubers for 1on1 discussions about what the game is missing (not just technical issues obviously) - so there will certainly be effort made.

Something for people to spread the word about is a major cause of server crashes - according to Bethesda, servers are sometimes crashing due to players using a carry weight exploit.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on November 29, 2018, 05:24:12 PM
Looks like Bethesda are rejecting refunds and some lawyers are getting involved!!!

https://www.reddit.com/r/fo76/comments/a0rckv/possible_fallout_76_lawsuit_leveled_at_bethesda/

@spazmanaught ripped off! Real lawsuit incoming.....just needs a catch phrase

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tAVh9baJkw
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: Slayer7744 on November 29, 2018, 05:38:26 PM
"An employee of Bethesda has a garbage response to Fallout 76 Duffel Bag controversy"
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on November 30, 2018, 03:27:13 PM
"An employee of Bethesda has a garbage response to Fallout 76 Duffel Bag controversy"

I was thinking of something more catchy like Dufflegate or one being circulated for you hashtag youngsters #crapbag
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: Slayer7744 on November 30, 2018, 04:00:02 PM
I just feel Bethesda can do no right at the moment regardless of what they do, one employee makes a silly claim and apparently he represents the entirety of the company. Yeah, the $5 pretend money is absolute crap, I agree there.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on November 30, 2018, 04:19:55 PM
I just feel Bethesda can do no right at the moment regardless of what they do, one employee makes a silly claim and apparently he represents the entirety of the company. Yeah, the $5 pretend money is absolute crap, I agree there.

Bethesda have made some unpopular decisions since the end of Fallout 4 (sometimes unpopular decisions need to be made), but also some very bad decisions. In this case I do think the law has been broken in several countries.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: Slayer7744 on November 30, 2018, 04:22:30 PM
I just feel Bethesda can do no right at the moment regardless of what they do, one employee makes a silly claim and apparently he represents the entirety of the company. Yeah, the $5 pretend money is absolute crap, I agree there.

Bethesda have made some unpopular decisions since the end of Fallout 4 (sometimes unpopular decisions need to be made), but also some very bad decisions. In this case I do think the law has been broken in several countries.

Yeah, they've definitely done some false advertising and wouldn't be surprised if Australia starts looking into the complaints if there are any. Honestly, looking at the No Man's Sky situation, Bethesda need to stop talking and start working. It was very unpopular that Sean Murray disappeared from Twitter for months but when he came back, he delivered and now it's a beloved title among the community.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: raz81 on November 30, 2018, 07:26:22 PM
It made me lol

https://youtu.be/7ZWL5BpqQbg
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on December 01, 2018, 12:36:56 PM
I can defend the game itself because I am truly having a lot of fun with it, but yeah, I cant defend much that bethesda are doing lately.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: Slayer7744 on December 02, 2018, 03:23:58 PM
Man, the super mutants can be tough sometimes, trying to kill some of them then one with a nuke comes up behind me and says "BOOM BOOM" then I'm toast. Not to mention the ones with automatic weapons, the world is just more brutal than it was in Fallout 4, I love it.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: Pihaboy on December 02, 2018, 09:08:35 PM
Still under whats hot and $99 on psn . Should i tell them ?

If they dropped it to 50 i would still pick it up .
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on December 02, 2018, 10:24:50 PM
Still under whats hot and $99 on psn . Should i tell them ?

If they dropped it to 50 i would still pick it up .

It was $55 on psn for a few days around black friday.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: Pihaboy on December 03, 2018, 08:30:16 AM
Still under whats hot and $99 on psn . Should i tell them ?

If they dropped it to 50 i would still pick it up .

It was $55 on psn for a few days around black friday.

Yeah i did my traditional wait a day to long trick
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on December 03, 2018, 08:56:08 AM
Still under whats hot and $99 on psn . Should i tell them ?

If they dropped it to 50 i would still pick it up .

It was $55 on psn for a few days around black friday.

Yeah i did my traditional wait a day to long trick

Still $49 on Amazon.

Had some constantly crashes over the weekend, in particular when trying to enter a certain location "Big Bend Tunnel", crashed 3 times I tried to go in there, so I guess I'm avoiding that place for a while.

Otherwise put in another few hours and reached level 50, trying to search out any remaining places Ive missed down the west and south of the map, still have a huge chunk to the east I've not even touched.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on December 03, 2018, 02:39:39 PM
@AkyraStrike is the crafting better than fallout 4? Obviously cant craft your own automatron, but has weapon and armour crafting been expanded on?
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on December 03, 2018, 02:47:53 PM
Spaz hopes they fix the ability to re-spec before Spaz plays. How that was left out is really odd?
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on December 03, 2018, 03:37:57 PM
@AkyraStrike is the crafting better than fallout 4? Obviously cant craft your own automatron, but has weapon and armour crafting been expanded on?

It's more or less the same from what I remember. Theres some new weapons etc., but the crafting process is about the same, you'll spend ages farming certain components to craft and maintain gear. Its a bit frustrating to the point that taking the perk cards that making your weapons and armour last longer before breaking is mandatory.

Spaz hopes they fix the ability to re-spec before Spaz plays. How that was left out is really odd?

Should be coming in the patch next week. Happy enough with my character right now, but I just hit 50 (which is where you stop earning SPECIAL points so no doubt I'll realise the flaws in my choices soon enough).

Patch this week should be increasing the stash space to 600 (from 400) which will be good.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on December 04, 2018, 10:59:00 AM
@spazmanaught (and anyone else that got the power armour edition) make sure you go here https://help.bethesda.net/app/incident10?prod=1129&cat=14&subcat=1182 and submit a ticket to get a proper canvas bag to replace the trash bag that came with the power armour edition.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on December 04, 2018, 11:37:56 AM
@spazmanaught (and anyone else that got the power armour edition) make sure you go here https://help.bethesda.net/app/incident10?prod=1129&cat=14&subcat=1182 and submit a ticket to get a proper canvas bag to replace the trash bag that came with the power armour edition.

Wow really? Spaz will do this in protest but couldn't give 2 F^&KS about the bag they gave.

Thanks Akyra.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: raz81 on December 04, 2018, 06:55:31 PM
Hahahah this game is still providing me with entertainment even tho I never played it
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: raz81 on December 06, 2018, 09:10:01 PM
Hahahah this game is still providing me with entertainment even tho I never played it

It still continues to provide !

https://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2018/12/05/a-fallout-76-support-glitch-leaked-players-personal-information-for-all-the-world-to-see/#2facf5fe78d6
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: SmashedPumpkin on December 13, 2018, 12:36:03 PM
@Pihaboy if you are still interested, FO76 is $48 on psn until 18thDec
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: Pihaboy on December 13, 2018, 12:59:08 PM
@Pihaboy if you are still interested, FO76 is $48 on psn until 18thDec

Thanks @SmashedPumpkin
Im picking it up tonight at Target $45 .

Are the patches huge ?
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: spazmanaught on December 13, 2018, 01:29:29 PM
@Pihaboy if you are still interested, FO76 is $48 on psn until 18thDec

Thanks @SmashedPumpkin
Im picking it up tonight at Target $45 .

Are the patches huge ?

No, no they are not ................................... blahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha! First update was bigger than the game file!
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: Pihaboy on December 13, 2018, 01:39:46 PM
@Pihaboy if you are still interested, FO76 is $48 on psn until 18thDec

Thanks @SmashedPumpkin
Im picking it up tonight at Target $45 .

Are the patches huge ?

No, no they are not ................................... blahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha! First update was bigger than the game file!

Hahah awesome should be downloaded in time for the next patch
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on December 13, 2018, 04:25:31 PM
The recent patches were about 2-3GB each (2 in the last 2 weeks).. but uhh.. yeah.. as spaz said.. the 'day 1' patch was pretty ridiculous.. about 50gb.. combine that with a 40gb (thereabouts) game install and its a bit of a wait just to play  :grave:
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: Pihaboy on December 14, 2018, 11:39:28 AM
The recent patches were about 2-3GB each (2 in the last 2 weeks).. but uhh.. yeah.. as spaz said.. the 'day 1' patch was pretty ridiculous.. about 50gb.. combine that with a 40gb (thereabouts) game install and its a bit of a wait just to play  :grave:

Yeah it was 53gb . Hopefully i will get to play it tonight . Left the ps on overnight
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: Slayer7744 on December 16, 2018, 05:14:44 AM
Apparently HDR is faked in this game, too.

https://youtu.be/mE-_3aabOU8
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: Pihaboy on December 17, 2018, 09:50:56 AM
Played for the first time yesterday . Lost connection to the server mid mission . Now when i reload it wont trigger the next step in that mission .
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: AkyraStrike on December 17, 2018, 10:34:34 AM
Played for the first time yesterday . Lost connection to the server mid mission . Now when i reload it wont trigger the next step in that mission .

Welcome to West Virginia, where the monsters are big and the bugs are bigger... :troll:

Which mission are you on, there might be a way to kick it to the next stage as sometimes you can go get / do the next step and it'll move along.
Title: Re: Fallout 76
Post by: Pihaboy on December 17, 2018, 12:32:07 PM
Played for the first time yesterday . Lost connection to the server mid mission . Now when i reload it wont trigger the next step in that mission .

Welcome to West Virginia, where the monsters are big and the bugs are bigger... :troll:

Which mission are you on, there might be a way to kick it to the next stage as sometimes you can go get / do the next step and it'll move along.

Super early on . When you get your first camp . You have to listen to the holotape message . It crashed post that but when i reload the step is to listen to the message which isnt there anymore and isnt in my inventory.

Im just going to restart . I only lost a couple of hours aimlessly wandering