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    Fallout 3

    Game » consists of 45 releases. Released Oct 28, 2008

    In Bethesda's first-person revival of the classic post-apocalyptic RPG series, the player is forced to leave Vault 101 and venture out into the irradiated wasteland of Washington D.C. to find his or her father.

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    #1  Edited By gingertastic_10

    i found a sweet alien gun when i was walking around today, i got a radio signal for a recon ship, and looked around and theres a hung crashed alien ship, i walked up to it and theres a alien laying there dead, it has a gun next to it, and some ammo for it (and i think thats the only ammo for the gun you can get)

    and this gun is insane, i cant remember, but it does somewhere between 60-80 damage..very good..go find it

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    #2  Edited By iamjohn

    Kind of a spoiler, dudebro.

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    #3  Edited By Sticky_Pennies

    I don't have any of the DLC packages, but I found Lincoln's Repeater to be pretty awesome.

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    #4  Edited By gingertastic_10
    iAmJohn said:
    "Kind of a spoiler, dudebro."
    my bad, i didnt think it was
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    #5  Edited By jakob187

    That's not a spoiler!  How is that at ALL a spoiler?  Dood, Bethesda talked about the alien ray gun being in the game before Fallout 3 was even released!!!


    Anyways, personally, I prefer The Terrible Shotgun.  Super awesome gun to use for everything.  = D
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    #6  Edited By iamjohn
    jakob187 said:
    "That's not a spoiler!  How is that at ALL a spoiler?  Dood, Bethesda talked about the alien ray gun being in the game before Fallout 3 was even released!!!

    Anyways, personally, I prefer The Terrible Shotgun.  Super awesome gun to use for everything.  = D
    "
    I'd consider it a spoiler because part of the appeal of that gun to me is that I just happened to be wandering the Capitol Wasteland and was all like "Holy shit, this crater's really radioactive... Holy shit, it's a crashed spaceship!  HOLY SHIT IT'S A DEAD ALIEN AND A GUN!!!"  And I'm glad I had no idea of the existence of the gun outside of the alien ammo I found in a crater that one time. :\
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    iAmJohn said:
    "jakob187 said:
    "That's not a spoiler!  How is that at ALL a spoiler?  Dood, Bethesda talked about the alien ray gun being in the game before Fallout 3 was even released!!!

    Anyways, personally, I prefer The Terrible Shotgun.  Super awesome gun to use for everything.  = D
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    I'd consider it a spoiler because part of the appeal of that gun to me is that I just happened to be wandering the Capitol Wasteland and was all like "Holy shit, this crater's really radioactive... Holy shit, it's a crashed spaceship!  HOLY SHIT IT'S A DEAD ALIEN AND A GUN!!!"  And I'm glad I had no idea of the existence of the gun outside of the alien ammo I found in a crater that one time. :\
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    Mneh, the game's been out for, like, what--seven months now? It's not a spoiler so much as an easter egg. Spoiler's are plot-related anyhow, whereas this is an exploratory secret.

    It just seems really fruitless to me, the idea of arguing over someone talking about this--there's going to be a surprise regardless if it's during conversation or gameplay. The end result is the usage/non-usage of the gun itself. Different starting points, same endpoint. No big deal.
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    Also, I think the Alien Gun has an extraordinarily high Critical Hit damage ceiling, but it's base damage pales in comparison to the Experimental MIRV--a catapult that launches eight Fat Man nukes at once.

    I think.

    My favorite weapon in the game, however, is either the Reservist's Rifle or Lincoln's Repeater. The latter is an all-around workhorse, and the former fits my character's sniper/stealth archetype to the letter.

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    #9  Edited By OneEyedNinja7

    I advise you to conserve your ammo for that.

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    #10  Edited By jakob187
    Sir_Ragnarok said:
    "It's not a spoiler so much as an easter egg. Spoiler's are plot-related anyhow, whereas this is an exploratory secret."
    Bingo.

    Personally, I haven't even gotten the ray gun or the MIRV.  I will agree, however, that Lincoln's Repeater is THE SHIT!!!  Watching those bullets flying through a dood's skull is AWESOME!!!
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    #11  Edited By gingertastic_10
    jakob187 said:
    "Sir_Ragnarok said:
    "It's not a spoiler so much as an easter egg. Spoiler's are plot-related anyhow, whereas this is an exploratory secret."
    Bingo.

    Personally, I haven't even gotten the ray gun or the MIRV.  I will agree, however, that Lincoln's Repeater is THE SHIT!!!  Watching those bullets flying through a dood's skull is AWESOME!!!
    "

    where do you find the lincoln repeater at, sounds bad ass
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    #12  Edited By jakob187
    gingertastic_10 said:
    "jakob187 said:
    "Sir_Ragnarok said:
    "It's not a spoiler so much as an easter egg. Spoiler's are plot-related anyhow, whereas this is an exploratory secret."
    Bingo.

    Personally, I haven't even gotten the ray gun or the MIRV.  I will agree, however, that Lincoln's Repeater is THE SHIT!!!  Watching those bullets flying through a dood's skull is AWESOME!!!"
    where do you find the lincoln repeater at, sounds bad ass"
    In the Lincoln Memorial library thing or wherever the fuck it is.  Been a while since I played, so I couldn't tell you exactly.  If you pick up the guess from Abraham Washington over in Rivet City, it'll lead you right to the place.  = D
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    #13  Edited By gingertastic_10
    jakob187 said:
    "gingertastic_10 said:
    "jakob187 said:
    "Sir_Ragnarok said:
    "It's not a spoiler so much as an easter egg. Spoiler's are plot-related anyhow, whereas this is an exploratory secret."
    Bingo.

    Personally, I haven't even gotten the ray gun or the MIRV.  I will agree, however, that Lincoln's Repeater is THE SHIT!!!  Watching those bullets flying through a dood's skull is AWESOME!!!"
    where do you find the lincoln repeater at, sounds bad ass"
    In the Lincoln Memorial library thing or wherever the fuck it is.  Been a while since I played, so I couldn't tell you exactly.  If you pick up the guess from Abraham Washington over in Rivet City, it'll lead you right to the place.  = D
    "

    alright, ive done that quest, so ill have to go look around for that then
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    #14  Edited By Karmum

    Don't know about you guys, but I always loved the combat shotgun.

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    #15  Edited By raven_squad

    My favorite weapon was the "Terrible Shotgun". Just a more badass combat shotgun obtained by killing the merchant in the underground raider compound. 

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    #16  Edited By gingertastic_10
    Karmum said:
    "Don't know about you guys, but I always loved the combat shotgun. "

    agreed, but it breaks really fast, atleast i thought so
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    #17  Edited By escapenguin
    I can't pick just one...  I guess the Xuanlong Assault Rifle is my weapon of choice.  Good damage, big clip, fairly accurate and pretty durable.  I'd like the Victory and Reservist more if they weren't so fragile.  The Lincoln Repeater is also loads of fun for poppin' skulls.
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    #18  Edited By Colonel_Fury

    The Blackhawk. Anything that makes me feel like Snake Plissken is awesome imo.

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    #19  Edited By ArchScabby

    like mentioned what about the fatboy that shoot 8 nukes at once? the mirv.  How would you even fight something like that?

      


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    #20  Edited By Scientist

    I like the lincoln repeater.

    Where's the Terrible Shotgun found?
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    #21  Edited By Karmum
    ArchScabby said:
    "like mentioned what about the fatboy that shoot 8 nukes at once? the mirv.  How would you even fight something like that?
    "
    Stay very, very far away.
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    #22  Edited By raven_squad
    Scientist said:
    "I like the lincoln repeater.
    Where's the Terrible Shotgun found?
    "
    You have to kill Smiling Jack in the Evergreen Mills Cave Bazaar. 
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    #23  Edited By Wolswor

    Liberty Prime's bomb, without a doubt. Go go console commands!

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    #24  Edited By goodwood

    I dont have the lincoln repeater, MIRV,  The Blackhawk, Xuanlong Assault Rifle, or Reservist's Rifle yet but I am liking the terrible shotgun and sydneys 10 mm smg

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    #25  Edited By Cocainemancer

    Railway rifle. Nothing beats a gun that nails limbs to the walls and makes train sounds.

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    #26  Edited By gingertastic_10

    a little update on that alien gun, i went into paradise falls, and blasted all the slavers with it, and killed most of them with just one shot, and they fell to dust.........domination

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    #27  Edited By Colonel_Fury
    goodwood said:
    "I dont have the lincoln repeater, MIRV,  The Blackhawk, Xuanlong Assault Rifle, or Reservist's Rifle yet but I am liking the terrible shotgun and sydneys 10 mm smg"

    Where do you find the letter to get that gun? I remember its in a metro.
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    #28  Edited By teptom

    Nothing can best  Lincoln's Repeater. Well, maybe the MIRV.

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    #29  Edited By Rapture

    Lincoln's Repeater and the Terrible Shotgun for V.A.T.S and the "mesmotron" thing to mess around with.

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    #32  Edited By gingertastic_10
    PeasForFees said:
    "You can get more ammo for the alien gun and firelance in Fort Constantine (outcast one), if you have the "find more ammo" perk you can get like 50 cells"

    yes thats good to know, im running low on the ammo for it, that guns a beast, also there is a gun i just got, not going to say where i got it cuz its a spoiler, but its a laser gun that has perfect condition and is just insane...
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    JacobBrodersen said:
    "My favorite gun is the A3-21's Plasma Rifle, it has nice dmg, nice durability, and even hits well outside VATS. Also, i have insane amounts of ammo for it! :D"
    Yeah, the amount of ammo the game provides for Plasma Rifles is kind of ridiculous in comparison to the ammo for all the other ballistic weapons. But whatever, I guess.
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    #34  Edited By jmrwacko

    It isn't really the best gun in the game because there's a very finite amount of ammo for it. For a more permanent solution to your need for OP firearms, get the Lincoln's Repeater or A21's Plasma Rifle.

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    #35  Edited By bwooduhs

    Terrible Shotgun all the way.

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    #36  Edited By Magnum

    Lincoln's Repeater

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    #37  Edited By gingertastic_10

    i got the terrible shotgun, and i must say im kinda disappointed in it, i was shooting a super mutant with it, i shot it in its face, and it took very little damage off, so i switched to my assault rifle and finished it off

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    #38  Edited By Crimacabre

    The alien gun is the best weapon in the game, The Terrible Shotgun is very good aswell.

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    #39  Edited By almak

    The Tesla cannon (Broken Steel DLC). Seriously the first time I blasted a vertibird out of the sky I was like: "Oh hell yeah, its on!"

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    #40  Edited By JohnnyWalkerBlk

     Lincoln's Repeater , so reliable definitely my go to gun.

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    #41  Edited By ShogunSupremacy

    Combat Shotgun rules the earth!

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    #42  Edited By Pie

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    flamethrower man i luv me some BBQ

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    #44  Edited By Discorsi

    i love the railway gun even though it relaly isn't the best it's just awesome CHOO CHOO

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    #45  Edited By almak
    pissedoffthewitch said:
    flamethrower man i luv me some BBQ
    Which one? The original or the one that's included in Broken Steel? Though I'm not entirely sure hurling continuous volley of fireballs can be classified as a flamethrower.
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    #46  Edited By mrbasehart

    Lincoln's Repeater is absolutely my favourite if I'm wandering around the Wastelands.  The Terrible Shotgun's good for dungeon work, but I like the Tesla Rifle and Chinese Assault Rifle too.  Get the action boy perk, and the special hockey mask, and you can fire that bad boy like 9 times.  :)

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    #47  Edited By jNerd
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    The mother-f**king TESLA CANNON!!!
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    #48  Edited By sparky_buzzsaw

    Haven't picked up the Broken Steel DLC yet, but I did just find the Victory Rifle.  I knew I was going to like it just fine when I stepped out the door of the shack, saw a Vertibird land, and sniped off the Enclave soldiers without them even raising an alarm.  The distance I can get on that gun in VATS is insane.

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    #49  Edited By cc23574

    The Terrible shotgun, blowing heads off with it is fun.

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    #50  Edited By Chummy8

    Ultra 10mm SMG.  Made me a lot of money.

    Plus, the alien crash landing is a Fallout staple.

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