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Here Are Some Short-Term (Non-Bug) Fixes 'Fallout 76' Needs ASAP
Forbes ^ | 11/24/2018 | Paul Tassi

Posted on 11/24/2018 7:09:58 PM PST by BenLurkin

Slighty buff ammo scavenging

[A]ctively punishes you for taking on tough fights because if you lose or have to retreat, you can't just reload and try again, you have to respawn.

Slightly buff item durability

Having item durability in a game is one thing, but with these encounters, even if you die, that damage remains, meaning your stuff is breaking all the time unless you're devoting a serious amount of points into perk cards that reduce it.

Remove the cap cost of fast travel

[I]t may have something to do with making it so PvP players can't just stalk people all over the map for free, but in practice, it feels like it really limits exploration to the point where it's just exhausting...

Increase the availability of healing items, mainly Stimpacks

It feels to me like Bethesda drastically reduced how often you get Stimpacks in Fallout 76, as evidenced by the fact that I keep opening medical kits to find nothing but dirty water and Rad-X.

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Remove food and thirst draining while idle

Fine, you won't let me pause a live game, I get that. But do you really have to penalize me if I finally manage to find a safe spot to hide while I go do something else, only I return to find my food and water meters empty?

Start trickling out human NPCs from the other Vaults

Bethesda has already said they're going to start opening new vaults on the map... But while I'm not asking the entirety of the game to be remade with NPCs, I do think that yes, Bethesda could start introducing some human NPCs out of vaults as a starting point.

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KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; banglist; fallout; fallout76; games; gaming; nra; secondamendment

1 posted on 11/24/2018 7:09:58 PM PST by BenLurkin
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To: KC_Lion

Ping.

Don’t agree with most of these, but human NPCs might be a good idea.


2 posted on 11/24/2018 7:10:46 PM PST by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

Enjoyed the commercial with “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” as the soundtrack to the carnage. :)


3 posted on 11/24/2018 7:12:16 PM PST by JennysCool
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To: BenLurkin
but human NPCs might be a good idea.


4 posted on 11/24/2018 7:15:13 PM PST by KC_Lion (If you want on First Lady Melania's, Ivanka Trump's or Sarah Palin's Ping Lists, just let me know.)
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To: JennysCool
Commercial is better than the game...8`( but love the homage to this classic meme...


5 posted on 11/24/2018 7:16:20 PM PST by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

Ha! Perfect!


6 posted on 11/24/2018 7:18:13 PM PST by JennysCool
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To: KC_Lion

7 posted on 11/24/2018 7:21:38 PM PST by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

Most people I know who have played the series think the number one thing to do is un-release it.


8 posted on 11/24/2018 7:26:29 PM PST by Ingtar
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To: Ingtar

Too late for that, but they’ve chopped the price in half.


9 posted on 11/24/2018 7:28:17 PM PST by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: JennysCool
Enjoyed the commercial with “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” as the soundtrack to the carnage. :)

Wasn’t that lovely? I just saw that for the first time tonight. LOL 😆

10 posted on 11/24/2018 8:11:53 PM PST by atc23
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To: BenLurkin; KC_Lion
Start trickling out human NPCs from the other Vaults

Yep. Human NPCs has always been a staple of Fallout games. Fallout 76 is a non-starter for me without that feature. Just another arcade game without them.

11 posted on 11/24/2018 8:17:56 PM PST by TADSLOS (Six out of seven dwarfs aren’t happy.)
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To: BenLurkin
My oldest son said that Fallout 76 is a dumpster fire. He wouldn't touch it. Not sure if I've shared his Fallout 4 YouTube channel yet. It's called Red Rocket TV:

Red Rocket TV

12 posted on 11/24/2018 8:18:54 PM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: mass55th

I’ll check it out. Thanks.


13 posted on 11/24/2018 9:36:06 PM PST by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

I’ve played and beat all the Fallout games thus far. I have little to no interest in this one. Having other human players running around acting like children (because they are) will really spoil any game, IMO.


14 posted on 11/25/2018 1:06:46 AM PST by Bullish (My tagline ran off with another man.)
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To: BenLurkin; All

Me and two buddies pre ordered.
Played the beta.

Games trash. Rather die 100 times a minute on Call of Duty


15 posted on 11/25/2018 5:56:03 AM PST by George Rand (-- I can't befriend liberals because I won't befriend ignorance --)
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To: BenLurkin

Hope they kept Dogmeat in the new version.


16 posted on 11/25/2018 6:40:53 AM PST by caddie (Tagline: Guten Tag.)
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To: caddie

They don’t. In fact, there are no companions whatsoever.

The premise is that there are no humans left alive in the game because they were all turned into zombies (scorched). An interesting idea, but it fails because one of the good things about Fallout is how the remaining humans survive day to day. Without that the game seems lifeless.

I would not be surprised if in 6 months to a year they pull a “Final Fantasy 14” and just completely redo the game, advancing it a few years in game time and bringing back Human NPCs.


17 posted on 11/25/2018 9:46:21 AM PST by sloanrb
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