• Oldirtybearon posted a message on the post Bethesda Announces First Three Fallout 4 DLC Packs.

    @mcblemmen said:wow. very promising. looks like picking up the season pass was a good ideaAgreed.

  • Oldirtybearon posted a message in the forum topic Cyberpunk 2077. on the Cyberpunk 2077 board

    @jakob187 said:This is the world of Cyberpunk. If it doesn't tackle heavy-handed topics, then it wouldn't be Cyberpunk at all. Maybe I just don't understand why the OP thinks CDPR would lighten thing...

  • Oldirtybearon posted a message in the forum topic (SPOILERS) The morals of Undertale are insane. on the Undertale board

    Undertale is a fantasy, and as such it abides by fantasy rules. Such as the fantasy that there's always a better solution than violence. Pacifism is great, dodge these vicious killers and then incapac...

  • Oldirtybearon posted a message in the forum topic Games getting bigger without a good reason. on the General Discussion board

    @believer258 said:Eh... have you guys played Tomb Raider? I really like that game but it is chock full of useless, pointless fucking collectibles, whereas The Witcher 3 is chock full of detailed and ...

  • Oldirtybearon posted a message in the forum topic "Falling out" with Bethesda Design. on the Fallout 4 board

    Still having a ball with Fallout 4, but goddamn do I wish Bethesda could let Fallout be its own thing away from the design sensibilities of Skyrim. Not even Elder Scrolls, just Skyrim specifically. No...

  • Oldirtybearon posted a message in the forum topic Who is your favorite companion. on the Fallout 4 board

    @onekillwonder_ said:I really like Nick and Piper. They're interesting as characters in addition to being useful. Cait's not bad, either, but I don't like being a dick to please her.Strong is a great ...

  • Oldirtybearon posted a message in the forum topic Fallout 4: Your Character is an Idiot, Also Everybody Else [MAJOR ENDGAME SPOILERS]. on the Fallout 4 board

    @ragingflower said:P.S: Has anyone stopped and thought about what the Brotherhood *should* be spending their time doing? I mean, the east coast chapter seems to be doing VERY well for itself. The wes...

  • Oldirtybearon posted a message in the forum topic How does Bloody Mess Work?. on the Fallout 4 board

    A case for Bloody Mess:I was fighting a nest of Deathclaws in a very spoilery location, and I was almost dead. I proc'd Nerd Rage and managed to VATS head shot a Deathclaw to death. He insta-gibbed. H...

  • Oldirtybearon posted a message in the forum topic Do Fallout 1 and 2 hold up?. on the Fallout board

    The biggest hurdle to playing Fallout and Fallout 2 for the first time is the wonky quest tracking. If you easily forget things do not expect what passed for a journal in those games to remember them...

  • Oldirtybearon posted a message in the forum topic Sales of Rise of the Tomb Raider are appalingly bad. on the Rise of the Tomb Raider board

    Why do people do this to themselves? Does nobody pull aside a senior executive and say 'so that release date we wanted? Fallout's the same day'? Doesn't anybody explain why Tomb Raider is going to get...

  • Oldirtybearon posted a message in the forum topic How has your experience with Fallout 4 been on your console?. on the Fallout 4 board

    118 hours and I had one crash.I've had bugs, sure, like Dogmeat deciding that he can fly, or frame dips here and there. The only real noticeable frame dip was during a spoilerific thing but there was...

  • Oldirtybearon posted a message in the forum topic Thoughts on Companions. on the Fallout 4 board

    @veektarius said:In general, I have trouble dealing with their saccharine "You're the only friend I ever had" dialogue for affection levels. Don't know why they couldn't come up with something more va...

  • Oldirtybearon posted a message in the forum topic Thoughts on Companions. on the Fallout 4 board

    @milijango: Cait's is probably the worst one from a narrative perspective. I enjoyed Valentine's. I got every companion to max affinity except for SPOILER though.In case you're wondering, companions...

  • Oldirtybearon posted a message in the forum topic Thoughts on Companions. on the Fallout 4 board

    Nick is probably the best humanoid companion. I'm a sucker for noir detectives, though.I didn't really like the humanoid companions much. They all had more depth than the companions in Fallout 3, but...

  • Oldirtybearon posted a message in the forum topic Why bother defending settlements?. on the Fallout 4 board

    @turambar said: @oldirtybearon said: @nardak said:I would love to build the settlements even if they arent related to the story directly in any meaningful way. My problem is that I just find the inve...

  • Oldirtybearon posted a message in the forum topic Which faction did you side with? *MAJOR END GAME SPOILERS*. on the Fallout 4 board

    Just finished it. I sided with The Institute.The Brotherhood are back to being assholes. Instead of building on their depiction in Fallout 3 (which I was fine with; it had an explanation that made se...

  • Oldirtybearon posted a message in the forum topic On Fallout 4 and Its Density.... on the Fallout 4 board

    @professoress said:@jakob187 Wait what, how'd you get that bandana on ol' Dogmeat!?Great write up, I feel pretty much the same. Rough edges be damned, I still love the formula and there is just nothi...

  • Oldirtybearon posted a message in the forum topic Why bother defending settlements?. on the Fallout 4 board

    @nardak said:I would love to build the settlements even if they arent related to the story directly in any meaningful way. My problem is that I just find the inventory management to be pretty painful...

  • Oldirtybearon posted a message in the forum topic Kotaku writes an editorial about being blacklisted by Bethesda and Ubisoft. on the General Discussion board

    Game companies tired of Kotaku's shit. More at 11.

  • Oldirtybearon posted a message in the forum topic The Covenant questline makes me question the entirety of Fallout 3 now. ***SPOILERS***. on the Fallout 4 board

    One quick correction: Fallout 4 takes place in 2287. Check your pip-boy.