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Fallout 3 IN New Vegas?

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Ever wanted to play Fallout 3 with all the improvements of New Vegas? (Such as ironsights, better weapons, companions, etc?)

Well someone did it.

I couldn't find anything in the past 5 pages so if this is a repost, feel free to delete.

The mod is called "A Requiem for the Capitol Wasteland"


It takes a bit of work to get it up and going, and it's still in beta, but for the most part it works.

WARNING; Requires you to have both New Vegas and Fallout 3 installed (at least to start.) And please, follow the directions in the description at the source, to the letter.

You do have to start from scratch (character-wise) but you start in New Vegas and can then fast-travel to a man-hole that takes you to the capitol wasteland where you can play practically the entire game of Fallout 3 (including the DLC), while within New Vegas. It does bypass the initial Vault 101 stuff, but you can still play the main storyline and all the sidequests. You're getting 2 games in 1 pretty much.

Be warned this IS a beta, do yourself a favor and back-up not only your saves file (which you have to delete prior to starting this mod), but your entire New Vegas directory.

I've gotten it up and running on my system and a buddy's system with minor issues (mainly with mods and some missing meshes) and there is due to be another update tomorrow (according to the mod author)
Edited by Marafice Eye - 4/25/11 at 11:09pm
 
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Seemed to mess up a lot with me, and the CW was really laggy for some reason..I'm following it though.
    
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seems like a cool idea, gonna keep an eye on it for when it becomes stable... will give me a reason to run through fallout3 and new vegas again
    
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Saw this today, pretty impressed he actually pulled it off.

Probably won't try it anytime soon as I have finals next week and I'm also worried about incompatibilities with all the mods I have for NV.
    
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I still have quite a few NV mods on and it works well enough. The one mod set I know for sure doesn't work is the 20th Century Weapons pack. But Ahztek's New Vegas Weapon Overhaul does. Apparently FO3 mods will work as well. Other than 20th Century, nearly all my mods for New Vegas still load properly.
 
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