Fallout 3 help

#1 Posted by bokchoi (30 posts) -

Now I installed Fallout 3 through steam and for some reason it won't work when i try to start a new game. Click on new game it immediatly crashes. I've never had this problem before and it used to work just fine on my pc. i have no clue what could be wrong and any insight to this would be helpful.

#2 Posted by Little_Socrates (5675 posts) -

It's probably some issue with Games for Windows Live. But, just in case, try the following.

1) Quit out.

2) Watch Thundercats.

3) Load up DOS Box.

3) Wait for the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man to come by.

4) Fake Tweet a picture of him.

5) Load Law of the West.

6) Come back and reload the game.

[somewhere in those steps, go into the game's properties and verify the game content]

#3 Posted by FiestaUnicorn (1577 posts) -

THUNDERCATS HOOOOOOOOOO!

#4 Posted by _Chad (962 posts) -

@bokchoi said:

Now I installed Fallout 3 through steam and for some reason it won't work when i try to start a new game. Click on new game it immediatly crashes. I've never had this problem before and it used to work just fine on my pc. i have no clue what could be wrong and any insight to this would be helpful.

Do you have a quad core processor?

#5 Posted by bokchoi (30 posts) -

@_Chad: i do not

#6 Posted by Sparky_Buzzsaw (6141 posts) -

What OS are you running? I know Steam used to have a warning for users running Vista.

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#7 Posted by Mikemcn (6968 posts) -

Disable Steam overlay and Verify the cache for sure.

@Sparky_Buzzsaw said:

What OS are you running? I know Steam used to have a warning for users running Vista.

I have vista and never had a problem with it.

#8 Posted by HistoryInRust (6289 posts) -

@Little_Socrates said:

It's probably some issue with Games for Windows Live. But, just in case, try the following.

1) Quit out.

2) Watch Thundercats.

3) Load up DOS Box.

3) Wait for the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man to come by.

4) Fake Tweet a picture of him.

5) Load Law of the West.

6) Come back and reload the game.

[somewhere in those steps, go into the game's properties and verify the game content]

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