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121  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Mad Max - open world game from Avalanche on: December 16, 2015, 10:12:36 PM
I didn't complete the game as I found that eventually the missions because somewhat repetitive, but also because I was leaving on a month long trip and knowing myself, I knew that when I came home it would be hard to get interested in it again. Also I topped out on a lot of attributes and I felt that there wasn't enough story to keep me playing.

That being said, I played it a solid forty hours, which is a lot for me. While the missions eventually did get a feeling of sameness to them, the gameplay is really lots and lots of fun. The driving mechanics are great, the terrain varied and quite extensive and the combat a lot of fun, both driving and on foot. It also ran smooth with great FPS, no crashes and no bugs or glitches worth speaking of. Seriously, the gameplay was a blast.

I can't comment as to whether it's worth the full price as seen on Steam right now, that's really up to each individual buyer. I got it on GMG for about $40 and feel I absolutely got my money's worth.
122  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1] Just Cause 3 on: December 16, 2015, 05:21:49 PM
Patch 1.02 Now Live on PC!

I'm pleased to let you know that the 1.02 patch we announced earlier today is now live, ahead of the anticipated Friday date.

In the 1.02 patch (132.1MB), you can expect:

    Significantly improved loading times
    Optimizations to online stats
    General stability fixes
    Fixed an issue related to challenges, wherein vehicles sometimes disappeared when starting a challenge
    Fixed issues related to screen resizing and closing the game window before the game has fully started up

To those of you still having issues, rest assured we are working hard to alleviate these, and are listening very closely to everything thatís being said.

While the patch will improve performance on the whole, weíve listened to some of the other concerns raised about the game and put together a little list of points which might alleviate these issues:

You can skip cutscenes, in fact Ė all you need to do is hold B on your gamepad, or hit ĎSkipí from the pause menu.

This isnít an oversight; itís very much intended. Our designerís intent was to encourage you to use Ricoís unique grapple to move around Medici far quicker than his legs would allow, as well as giving you the ability to traverse vertically.

Rico doesnít hide. Getting him up in the air is our version of the cover mechanic. Rico is far more deadly in the skies, than pinned behind a container on the ground.

While thereís no mini-map to help you liberate bases and towns, you can always bring up your map to help find Chaos objects. When youíre down to the last few objects in any given settlement, an approximate location for these will be displayed on the map.

For more hints and tips for improving your experience and really getting the most out of the game, check out our Hints and Tips thread, and feel free to add your own.

Again, a huge thanks for your support over the past week, and look out for more news soon. If thereís any changes to the patch between now and Friday, weíll let you know here.

If you are still encountering any issues following the patch, please contact our Customer Support EU [] or Customer Support NA []

So I'm going back to playing and see if this fixed the CTD issues I've been having.
123  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1] Just Cause 3 on: December 11, 2015, 01:36:31 AM
Yeah, I have about twelve hours in it now. I have a rig that meets the recommended specs but to keep it at a solid 60 fps I have to run at 1280x720. And every time I really start to enjoy some part of the game it crashes and even if I don't lose a lot of progression the game restarts me at a base and not where I was.
124  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1]Fallout 4 on: December 11, 2015, 12:37:20 AM

Quote from: EngineNo9 on December 10, 2015, 11:13:43 PM

You shouldn't have to give up your power armor, though, I used it through the whole game.  I think I had about 8 of them by the end of the game.  I even got a full X-01 from a building and fully upgraded it.  Unless you had some other special power armor?

Nope, no special armor, I just love my X-01 armor.
125  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1]Fallout 4 on: December 10, 2015, 10:55:27 PM

Quote from: EngineNo9 on December 10, 2015, 10:28:39 PM

Well, with a few different console commands I was able to resurrect Glory yesterday and get my missions back on track.  That allowed me to finish the game today helping the Railroad at the end.  I was still friendly with the Minutemen but had eliminated the Brotherhood of Steel and burned the Institute to the ground.   icon_twisted

Holy smokes, that's completely different than the way I approached the end game. Guess I'll have to reload those saves I have and try a different ending... I'm not going to give up my power armor though, I'm in love with it eek
126  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC] XCOM 2 on: December 10, 2015, 05:22:35 PM
Yup, looks good. I just want there to be a difficulty slider since some of us Roll Eyes aren't as clever as we used to be, or at least my wife tells me so.
127  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1]Fallout 4 on: December 09, 2015, 05:30:35 AM

Quote from: EngineNo9 on December 09, 2015, 05:06:29 AM

Damnit, man, I haven't come this far just to succumb to those self centered, power hungry, body-snatching, husband killing maniacs!  slywink

Damn, that's a lot to put on a business card icon_wink

By the way, quit beating my records in Just Cause 3 icon_biggrin
128  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1]Fallout 4 on: December 08, 2015, 09:46:39 PM

Quote from: EngineNo9 on December 08, 2015, 09:23:02 PM

Since I was siding with the Railroad I'm not sure what else I can really do at this point, as I've completed a bunch of Institute missions.  I'm kind of at the point where I either side with the Institute or piss them off, so...I'm not sure what else to do.   icon_frown icon_mad

I completed the game on the BoS quest thread and it was a lot of fun. However, I've saved my save games so I could go back and do the Institute path. I'd be interested in hearing whether folks like that option. So go ahead, viva la Institute!
129  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Far Cry: Primal takes it back to the Stone Age on: December 07, 2015, 09:12:53 PM

Quote from: EngineNo9 on December 07, 2015, 09:07:58 PM

The big difference to me is that Blood Dragon was a tight $15 6-hour package, this is being sold as a full $60 "new" game.

Oops, you're right, I hadn't seen that they had arrived at a price yet. I don't know if this is the kind of content, no matter what the size of the package ( Roll Eyes) for which I am willing to part with that much money.
130  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Far Cry: Primal takes it back to the Stone Age on: December 07, 2015, 08:34:15 PM

Quote from: Caine on December 07, 2015, 08:15:38 PM

Quote from: farley2k on December 07, 2015, 06:33:45 PM

Angry Joe plays a bit

Not my kind of game but it is interesting.

Well, it looks like a far cry game.  Hunting, collecting and crafting with ranged and melee combat with a decent stealth system.  I would be feeling more like getting it were it not for the glut of other open world games and if it felt more than a mod for FC4.

Well, Blood Dragon was essentially a massive mod to FC3, so I won't be dissuaded if Primal is just a huge FC4 mod, as long as the price point is OK.
131  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1]Fallout 4 on: December 07, 2015, 05:43:21 PM

Quote from: EngineNo9 on December 07, 2015, 05:29:01 PM

Quote from: EngineNo9 on December 07, 2015, 04:15:32 PM

Well, there was a 218MB patch out on Steam today.  Not sure exactly what the patch does, but I'm assuming helping performance and fixing some bugs.  Hopefully it doesn't break saves.  

Ah, there's the irony, I just finished played after completing the game via the BoS option. Level 50, 131 hours on Steam. I guess I can fire it up and see if it all goes kablooie.
132  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1]Fallout 4 on: December 07, 2015, 05:41:22 PM

Quote from: Arclight on December 07, 2015, 04:35:42 PM

How did you get the power armor off of the Paladin?
I've tried drugging him, setting him up with a femme fatale, nothing works.
The man's a machine. nod

He took it off himself, but it's part of the story later on.
133  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1]Fallout 4 on: December 06, 2015, 04:46:19 AM

Quote from: Caine on December 06, 2015, 03:51:53 AM

Coming up on 60 hours of the game and while it has its flaws, they are not breaking my enjoyment of the game for what it is.  

Also, I wanted to drop this here

One of those "Don't look behind you" moments!  icon_biggrin

Meanwhile, Paladin Danse says "Nothing comes between me and my Power Armor, except my tighty whiteys".
134  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1]Fallout 4 on: December 06, 2015, 02:03:15 AM

Quote from: naednek on December 06, 2015, 01:23:14 AM

How do you scrap junk?

You don't actively scrap junk, you just transfer it into storage. It gets "scrapped" as it is needed for builds and repairs.
135  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1]Fallout 4 on: December 04, 2015, 05:43:02 PM

Quote from: Arclight on December 04, 2015, 03:46:35 PM

Surprised.  6 pages of comments, for Fallout 4.  Who would have thought?
And.. A fair number are negative leaning. 

I think maybe because the game tends to lean towards the PC gamer due to the ability to mod. I also post on the Octopus Overlords PC Games forum and over there the FO4 thread is up to 46 pages.
136  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1] Just Cause 3 on: December 02, 2015, 07:57:42 AM
I surprised myself by playing another six hours myself. I'm still running at 1280x720 on the PC to get 60fps, but it's not really a problem for me on my 24" monitor. The game was fun, although having a couple crash to desktops didn't help. As one reviewer said, this is the kind of game that after a while you pick up for an hour or two, but it's not really deep or intriguing. I'm happy with my decision to buy it, but I would have rather got it on sale in a couple of months when they have patched the major issues.
137  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1] Just Cause 3 on: December 01, 2015, 07:22:32 PM
And the latest irritation is the periodic warning messages like these:

(click to enlarge)

and then...

(click to enlarge)

It needs the connection so it can upload your records, like longest motorcycle ride on one wheel or longest freefall. And it is constantly popping up messages like the one on the right of the screen:

(click to enlarge)

Every time someone beats your record, you get a pop-up. Every time you set a record, you get a pop-up. And apparently you can't turn off these messages unless you turn off all HUD items.

And there is no way to make it go offline as an option.

That's it, I'm giving up till they fix some of this nonsense. I'm really recommending that folks pass on this till it's decently updated.

138  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1] Just Cause 3 on: December 01, 2015, 06:10:19 PM

Quote from: EngineNo9 on December 01, 2015, 07:42:20 AM

My game is performing pretty poorly on a 760 GTX, so I think I'll be lowering some graphics options.  I'm not willing to run resolution lower than my native 1920 x 1200, so I'm guessing anti-aliasing and some other fanciness will be going down a bit. 

I was pleasantly surprised to find that the game still looks pretty nice at 1280x720 on my native 1920x1200 monitor, but then I'm old and the eyesight is going anyway icon_wink
139  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1] Just Cause 3 on: December 01, 2015, 07:07:17 AM
I fiddled with the graphics settings and finally just went with what the game recommended:

You'll notice that I lowered my screen res to 1280x720. Well, at least it's a stable 60 fps now Roll Eyes
140  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1] Just Cause 3 on: December 01, 2015, 05:58:54 AM
OK, just put in a couple of hours on this and... well, it's different from Just Cause 2. It uses checkpoint saves with no option to have multiple saves, which you could do in JC2. I don't know how I feel about that.

Running on a PC, with these specs: Intel i7 4770K 3.5GHz, 16GB RAM, GTX 780 3GB, Win7 64bit, 480GB SSD main drive. Using the Steam FPS overlay, I had to tinker with the graphics settings to get a decent frame rate. Most of the time it's near 60, but driving or with a lot of action going on, it drops down, but no lower than 30. I might have to fiddle with the settings if it starts to bother me too much. Here are my current settings (click to enlarge):

Combat is easier than in JC2. Well, shooting individual soldiers is easier, but you start taking damage faster when being shot at, so stand up gunfights aren't worth it. Thankfully, with the new, better grapple system that allows multiple grappling, getting rid of enemy soldiers is as easy as grappling them, then attaching them to something else (a wall, another soldier, an explosive barrel) and triggering the grapple cable to retract.

Some folks have reported long load times, but I haven't seen it. Of course, between 16GB of RAM and an SSD, I'm probably pretty well off when it comes to loading all that detail.

One thing they have fixed since JC2; you don't need money anymore. In JC2 you had to pay for more ammo, guns, vehicles, everything. Now there is a system where you get supply drops of items which you have unlocked by progressing in the game and completing various races and other competitions. I'm not sure about how all of it works, but I did hate that money stuff in JC2.

Driving seems a bit sloppy compared to JC2, especially with motorbikes. Still, it's not unacceptable.

Two hours is pretty early in a game to give a comprehensive opinion, but here are my general impressions. This is not a deep game. Plot is paper thin, but I didn't go into it thinking it would be anything different. The general mayhem you can cause is a lot of fun and it's pretty much the core of the game. I haven't had any glitches so far, but there are reports of CTDs and clipping issues.

There have been some negative mainstream reviews, but they sound to me like the same folks who bad mouthed Mad Max because it wasn't Shakespeare.

Frankly, unless you're really (like me) a huge fan of JC2, I'd hold off and look at some reviews and impressions before committing. And be sure to look for specifics regarding your rig and the specs.
141  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1]Fallout 4 on: December 01, 2015, 01:43:30 AM

Quote from: forgeforsaken on November 30, 2015, 12:31:08 AM

Quote from: Soulchilde on November 29, 2015, 11:31:49 PM

Is anyone selling the books after they get the buff?

I store them at my base in a magazine rack. Caps aren't really a problem for me and I have a water production plant to make caps if need be.

So you don't need to carry the magazines with you? Sheesh, I've been playing a hundred hours lugging those things around.
142  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1] Just Cause 3 on: December 01, 2015, 01:41:24 AM
It appears that the game has just unlocked on Steam (East Coast USA). Sadly, I'm not going to be able to touch the computer for a couple more hours due to spousal obligation slywink. I did see a couple of reviews, one positive and one negative. Funny thing is, the items that one person loved is what the other person hated. I'll give the game a look later on.
143  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (12/1) on: November 30, 2015, 03:41:38 AM

Quote from: EngineNo9 on November 30, 2015, 03:40:00 AM

Just Cause 3 on PC.  Though I doubt I'll finish Fallout 4 before Tuesday...

I doubt I'll finish Fallout 4 by a year from Tuesday icon_biggrin
144  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (12/1) on: November 30, 2015, 03:35:34 AM
Already pre-ordered Just Cause 3 and am really looking forward to it.

I tried the beta of Rainbow Six Siege. As much as I wanted to like it, I just didn't find it more than a one trick pony.
145  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1]Fallout 4 on: November 28, 2015, 10:38:24 PM

Quote from: EngineNo9 on November 28, 2015, 05:36:46 PM

I am now romancing Curie, so mission accomplished.   icon_wink

Ah, you know you can just love 'em and leave 'em too.

(click to enlarge)
146  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1] Just Cause 3 on: November 27, 2015, 07:27:59 PM
Hmm, I guess I've been lucky, I've always gotten my GMG Steam key ahead of release, although sometimes just by hours.

And in other news, this was just posted by the developer on the Steam JC3 new page:

Hi everyone,

Weíre aware of the fact that in some territories, Just Cause 3 is available ahead of its official release, which means many of you are enjoying Ricoís latest adventure early.

While weíre glad youíre getting familiar with Medici before Tuesday, this does mean that youíre playing the unpatched version of the game, and a host of fixes and improvements will be available within the next 24 hours.

Please keep an eye out for the update on PS4, Xbox One and PC this weekend!

The Medician Department of Nature Conservation has pored over every inch of our beautiful island for cracks and removed them
The Medician Department of Motor Vehicles has taken measures to acquire poorly-tuned vehicles and burn them
Di Ravelloís Militia has been given a refresher course in combat and spatial awareness as per the Generalís recent mandate
The Medician Department of Infrastructure has made some adjustments to certain roads to prevent traffic jams
Various stability/crash fixes
Various camera fixes
Various Havok destruction optimisations
Various localisation fixes and updates
Various worldsim improvements

Various minor mission bug fixes
Various minor challenge bug fixes
Fixed some various issues with Random Encounters

Various LoD optimisations
Various lighting optimisations
Various animation optimisations

Various level and EQ adjustments
Rebels riding along with Rico will now be less rude and not talk over each other
Fixed a few rare audio distortion issues involving destructible objects with lots of moving parts
147  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1]Fallout 4 on: November 27, 2015, 05:51:44 PM

Quote from: naednek on November 27, 2015, 03:02:32 PM

Quote from: Teggy on November 19, 2015, 09:31:55 PM

Has anyone been taking their power armor off? There was one point where I got down to my last power core but then almost immediately found a batch of 4.

For me the question should be, has anyone used the power armor?  I only used it at the beginning of the game where they tell you to.  After that it sits in the first settlement, and since then I've been all man

I've used it for a couple of really tough missions near the coast, but otherwise I prefer to leave it off. It costs quite a lot of resources to repair. However, even the power armor skeleton is useful. I'm about 70 hours into the campaign and there have been missions that would have been a lot easier with the power armor, but so far I'm enjoying the challenge.
148  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1] Just Cause 3 on: November 27, 2015, 05:35:40 PM
Just FYI, GMG now has this for sale at 23% off.
149  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / [PC, PS4, XB1] Just Cause 3 on: November 27, 2015, 06:57:17 AM
It seems there's not a thread for this game yet and it releases in five days. I've pre-ordered it through Steam, based upon what I've seen in previews and how much I enjoyed JC2. I know a lot of folks might be busy with Fallout 4 or other games and so haven't thought about JC3, so I'll give it a go and post my impressions here.

It's available for pre-load right now, a whopping 38.5GBs, and download is in progress.

I'm just guessing on the PS4 and XB1, but I'm assuming it's launching on those two platforms as well.
150  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/PS4/XB1]Rainbow 6: Siege on: November 26, 2015, 09:28:58 PM
I played about an hour of the beta on the PC, first with several solo Tango Hunts, then in two games (best of four rounds, except will do a fifth round as a tie-breaker) of MP. Actually kind of fun. You face off as five versus five teams, one attacking, one defending. The attackers have a thirty second period at the start of a round to scout the location with little rolling cameras, which the defenders can destroy if they see them.

During this time the defenders can barricade doors, windows and some openings. They can lay down barbed wire, which acts to slow down the person and also makes noise, which tags the person to the other side. You can also set charges.

Once the combat starts, the attackers have five (I think it's always five) minutes to disarm the bomb or find  the biohazard weapon or whatever. The defenders can move around the location and in some cases (I don't know how this works) also leave and go outside a bit to slow down the attackers. The round plays out as the attackers try to find the objective and kill the defenders while the defenders try to avoid this.

Upgrades are available through experience (or buying DLC I think) that gives better weapons, cooler gadgets and pretty uniforms. Ultimately however, I don't know if it's got a long term appeal for me. It's kind of a one trick pony.
151  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1]Fallout 4 on: November 26, 2015, 06:11:06 AM

Quote from: soulbringer on November 25, 2015, 09:06:57 PM

Quote from: Soulchilde on November 20, 2015, 01:46:52 AM

Quote from: Teggy on November 19, 2015, 09:31:55 PM

Has anyone been taking their power armor off? There was one point where I got down to my last power core but then almost immediately found a batch of 4.

Take my various suits off all the time.   Really, only use them when assaulting a very hard target .  I have about 18 cores in various stages of use.   

I found the X-01 armor and havent removed it yet.  Got a bunch of cores and nuclear lvl 2 with the 50% increase in core life so I think im good for a while. 

I went about 80 hours in the game and hardly ever wore the suit. Then I came across a couple of quests where I absolutely needed it. However, having my normal armor on under the armor suit gave me too little weight margin, so I stored my non-suit armor and now just go around in the power suit. Underneath I wear a suit that give me +3 CHR and a hat that adds one more, so anything I think I'm going to be involved in any negotiating I leave the power armor and deal with the negotiations then it's back into the suit. I might at some point switch back when I'm back towards the center and northwest parts of the map where the power armor isn't necessary.

So I'm 85 hours in and haven't even begun to see the end of the gameplay. I'm at level 37 and I could see playing another 30-50 hours easy. 
152  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4, XB1, PC] Assassin's Creed Syndicate on: November 20, 2015, 04:30:53 AM
I picked it up on the sale as well. I installed and ran through the intro and got to the first real mission, but I'm saving it there till I get tired of Fallout 4. ACS looked pretty nice and ran smooth for me, but it's early days.
153  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1]Fallout 4 on: November 19, 2015, 09:36:15 PM

Quote from: Teggy on November 19, 2015, 09:31:55 PM

Has anyone been taking their power armor off? There was one point where I got down to my last power core but then almost immediately found a batch of 4.

I've only used it for one mission, besides the default one outside the Museum in Concord. I've played 42 hours in-game and am at Level 22 and so far, on normal difficulty, it's possible to play without it. I'm saving those Fusion Cores and the upgraded suit for later.
154  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4, XB1, PC] Assassin's Creed Syndicate on: November 19, 2015, 12:03:05 AM
Article from Rock, Paper, Shotgun: How Is Assassinís Creed Syndicateís PC Port?

Review code for the PC version of Assassinís Creed Syndicate [official site] activated this evening and Iíve spent the hours since playing through the opening sections and fiddling with various settings to see how it all holds together. In short, it runs beautifully and looks a treat. Details and early thoughts about my trip to the Big Smoke are below.


No glitches yet, though. Again, this is all early days but the port certainly isnít an omnishambles. And, so far, the game is extremely promising to boot. Itís not a revolution by any means and if youíve played an Assassinís Creed game before, Iím not sure itís going to surprise. Itís probably fair to say itís unlikely to convert anyone who has played one of the series before and hasnít found anything to like, but if this is as lean and efficient a take on the formula as these first hours suggest, it might be a winner for the rest of us.
155  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PS4, XB1, PC] Assassin's Creed Syndicate on: November 18, 2015, 02:28:04 AM
So Green Man Gaming just sent me an email and among the offers is 33% off the PC version of ACS, due out this Thursday. I was going to hold off till I saw some PC reviews, but saving $20 USD for a game I'm probably going to get anyway sounds decent. I do have a question for the folks playing it on console; how long in hours is the main campaign plus a reasonable number of side quests? Twenty hours, forty hours, or depends...?
156  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1]Fallout 4 on: November 17, 2015, 11:22:54 PM
I'm playing on the PC and the shooting is excellent, inhibited only by my calendar-like reflexes Roll Eyes
157  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1]Fallout 4 on: November 17, 2015, 02:37:57 AM
Holy smokes, are people aware of this? Fallout 4 game-breaking bug discovered, can corrupt save files.

Bethesda's massive open-world games often come with caveats, with bugs, glitches and performance hitches being the most common trade-offs. We've known for a while now that Fallout 4 has performance disparities between consoles and PC, but now users have spotted a quest bug that will crash the game across all platforms.

The bug was first reported on the Bethsoft Forums a day after the game came out, and is repeatable across PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. According to the post, the glitch is quite nebulous and hard to pinpoint. The most definite reports pinpoint the Monsignor Plaza and the C.I.T. Ruins as the exterior environments that trigger the crash, along with the Hunter/Hunted questline and some bits of the Boston After Dark quest path. Reports indicate that having the Nick Valentine quest Unlikely Valentine active will trigger the crash when visiting aforementioned areas.

Users are reporting various effects including simple crashes to desktop on PC and error messages on console, and even the more extreme corrupted saved data files. PC users are able to use Fallout 4's console commands to reset the affected quests via codes, so if you're having troubles be sure to scan the forum posts.

The bug seems to be pretty huge and has afflicted many users, who are sharing stories and trying to pinpoint the exact nature of the glitch. Hopefully Bethesda will step in with an official fix soon. For now be sure to check the forums as well as this handy troubleshooting checklist to attempt a fix.
158  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1]Fallout 4 on: November 16, 2015, 10:59:52 PM

Quote from: Teggy on November 16, 2015, 10:50:12 PM

The shooting is also good. I haven't used VATS at all and I used it extensively in Fallout 3 and a good 25% of the time in New Vegas.

Yup, I've been noticing this too. VATS comes in handy in certain situations, but otherwise it's playing very well as a FPS.

When I hit about ten hours in I was feeling very meh about the game, but now that I've hit about twenty hours I'm really enjoying it. However, I would say that part of a reason (maybe a big part of the reason) is the settlement activity. It gives a reason to go wandering around looking for fans and radios and other odd stuff.

159  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1]Fallout 4 on: November 14, 2015, 01:27:34 AM

Quote from: EngineNo9 on November 14, 2015, 12:17:18 AM

I think I'm level 9, somewhere around a dozen hours in, and so far this game isn't really grabbing me.  I think at least partially because 90% of my time is just looting, worrying about loot, and emptying my bags.  

I don't particularly like the combat, it tends to feel bad whether I'm shooting something in real-time or using the VATS system.  It's like the worst feeling FPS in the world, so any time enemies show up I groan inwardly.

I also don't think that any of the base building stuff is very good, or has much of a point.

Right now I'm just hoping this can entertain me until Just Cause 3 comes out in a couple weeks, but so far it's barely doing the job.

I'm at twenty hours in game (24 according to Steam). I was feeling a bit like this at a dozen hours in. It does get better, with more complex quests.

I too am awaiting Just Cause 3 as well. I think I can stretch FO4 for three weeks.
160  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC, PS4, XB1]Fallout 4 on: November 12, 2015, 01:24:00 AM

Quote from: Soulchilde on November 12, 2015, 12:16:21 AM

About 10-11 hours in and I just hit lvl 11.  Met the BoS and assisted them but I haven't decided if I will join them as he makes it pretty explicit you'll be working for them and I'm not sure I want to give up on the Minute Men storyline.  

Yipes, I didn't realize joining the BoS would cut off the Minute Men story line. Didn't want to do that... tear
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