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View Poll Results: Have you played the original Fallout?
Yes 56 76.71%
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Old 04-08-2012, 11:56 AM   #1
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Have you played the original Fallout?
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Old 04-08-2012, 11:58 AM   #2
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Only if you count less than an hour of playtime in the last couple days... which I don't.
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Old 04-08-2012, 12:06 PM   #3
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Several times.

But Fallout 2 I couldn't finish because there was a bug that prevented me from completing a critical quest.

Fallout Tactics I played but never finish. And everything afterward I played and finished, except a couple DLC, which I rarely get in the first place.

Love the Fallout Universe.
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Old 04-08-2012, 12:14 PM   #4
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I have finished all except for Tactics. I haven't played any DLC.
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Old 04-08-2012, 12:31 PM   #5
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I have played it a few times over the years, and I still find it to be the most enjoyable of all the Fallouts. Fallout 2 is the better game, but I find Fallout 1 to be the more enjoyable playthru.
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Old 04-08-2012, 01:13 PM   #6
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Love me some Fallout 1 & 2. Remember randomly getting the demo on a PC Gamer Demo CD and going nuts.
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I have played it a few times over the years, and I still find it to be the most enjoyable of all the Fallouts. Fallout 2 is the better game, but I find Fallout 1 to be the more enjoyable playthru.
How do you define "better game"?
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Old 04-08-2012, 03:23 PM   #8
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How do you define "better game"?
Bigger, funnier, more to do, never ended, more everything. I find it difficult to think of one thing Fallout 1 did better.

That answer your question?

I mean, you could build a car! And Gamble! And become a pimp!
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Bigger, funnier, more to do, never ended, more everything. I find it difficult to think of one thing Fallout 1 did better.

That answer your question?

I mean, you could build a car! And Gamble! And become a pimp!
Sure, although, if it's less enjoyable, does any of that make it "better"?

(Just trying to get some interesting discussion here, not call anyone out.)
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Old 04-08-2012, 03:44 PM   #10
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I've played all of them at least twice. MMMMM New Reno...
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Old 04-08-2012, 03:45 PM   #11
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I've played through all the fallouts multiple times. I prefer Fallout 2 over Fallout, but they are both very enjoyable.
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Sure, although, if it's less enjoyable, does any of that make it "better"?

(Just trying to get some interesting discussion here, not call anyone out.)
If it is found less enjoyable, I think the flaw lies in the mind of the person who thinks that. Not to worry, though, as it's probably something terrible which can only bring enjoyment to those who already think correctly as they watch the flawed person die badly.

So, yes.
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How do you define "better game"?
Fallout 2 is the better game from a technical point of view. It is a bigger game with more to do, and a more complex story system. However, more to do and a complex story system can derail what you wanted to get out of the game. You can break large sections of the game without meaning to.

Fallout 1 has a tighter story; the story is what I consider to be the more enjoyable aspect of playing thru the two games.

Conclusion: I love them both. I enjoy 1 more than 2, but think 2 is the better technical game.
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Old 04-08-2012, 05:27 PM   #14
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Of course I've played it, I'm not a heathen!

I never finished the second however. Never got too far for some reason. Always flounder early on, and I've tried about 3 times. Weird.
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I played the first one to completion, and I've started the second one several times.

And now for the heresy: I didn't really like them. The post-apocalyptic setting turns me off, and while I admire the game's mechanics, neither the story nor the gameplay entice me. I eventually realized I was treating it like a chore rather than a diversion, so I turned it off.
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Fallout 2 was the best Fallout, I have some great memories of that game. Anyone roll a guy with no intelligence? Hilarious.
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I played the first one to completion, and I've started the second one several times.

And now for the heresy: I didn't really like them. The post-apocalyptic setting turns me off, and while I admire the game's mechanics, neither the story nor the gameplay entice me. I eventually realized I was treating it like a chore rather than a diversion, so I turned it off.
Ah, it's OK Ox. Some things just aren't for everyone.

But I'm putting you on the list. When the revolution happens, I'm coming for you. And when you draw your last breath, you'll know it was me.

You will know.

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I've tried a number of times to play the original, but I missed it the first time around and have only tried it after really liking Fallout 3. Loved Fallout 3, yet have a hard time getting into the first one.
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Started both on a number of occasions... Don't actually recall beating either but I'm pretty sure I've finished the first.
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Fallout 2 is the better game from a technical point of view. It is a bigger game with more to do, and a more complex story system. However, more to do and a complex story system can derail what you wanted to get out of the game. You can break large sections of the game without meaning to.

Fallout 1 has a tighter story; the story is what I consider to be the more enjoyable aspect of playing thru the two games.

Conclusion: I love them both. I enjoy 1 more than 2, but think 2 is the better technical game.
Gotcha. Probably there are other modern games that are obviously far ahead of either game technically, but still perhaps not the "better game". I see what you're getting at, though.
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