So I finished Fallout 3 but want to get broken steel.

#1 Posted by morningdrive (190 posts) -

Ok so I finished the game today and i knew broken steel continues the story so I have a few questions and I hope you can answer them for me.  
 
1) I saved the game when Liberty Prime is still blowing everything up before I entered the memorial. If I buy broken steel and load the game from that point, will the DLC work? or does it have to be done before you start that quest? Because I have no other save file and really don't want to start from the beginning.  
2) When purchasing Broken Steel, does the game completely open up so you can keep playing the open world and do side quests you didn't do before, or does it lock you into only the new quests for the DLC? 
 
Thank you fellow duders for any answers you can help me with. 

#2 Posted by Sackmanjones (4761 posts) -

Well I just recently beat all the DLC.
 
Answer to #1 I think it should be ok just kind of hang back and wait till the DLC loads in (It will pop up on your screen saying the level cap has raised)
 
#2 Yes after you beat broken steel the wasteland is yours to explore

#3 Posted by morningdrive (190 posts) -
@Sackmanjones said:
" Well I just recently beat all the DLC.  Answer to #1 I think it should be ok just kind of hang back and wait till the DLC loads in (It will pop up on your screen saying the level cap has raised)  #2 Yes after you beat broken steel the wasteland is yours to explore "
perfect thanks man thats all I needed to know.
#4 Posted by Zajtalan (1163 posts) -
  • for a second i thought that said fable 3 lol bye
#5 Posted by Sackmanjones (4761 posts) -
@morningdrive:  Yup you got any other questions bout DLC just ask!
#6 Posted by ZeroGravX (73 posts) -
@Sackmanjones said:
#2 Yes after you beat broken steel the wasteland is yours to explore "
You can actually start exploring right away when you show up at the citadel. You don't have to beat the Broken Steel quest line first.
#7 Posted by morningdrive (190 posts) -

 I understand they said that broken steel is one of the longer ones, but as far as quests how much more does it add?  

#8 Posted by killer_meatballs (483 posts) -

Been awhile since since I played it, but according to gamefaqs, looks like there are 7 or 8 little quest.

#9 Edited by artofwar420 (6312 posts) -

Yes, but like you probably noticed you do need a save (or the worst case start over) before the ending. There's a higher level cap and missions. It's probably the first Fallout 3 DLC I got.

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