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I preferred 3 personally. NV was good, don't get me wrong, it just didn't have the same feel that made me fall in love with 3. NV seems a lot more populated, rebuilt, etc and that just didn't fit into what I expect a post-apocalyptic setting to be like.

NV has a LOT fewer problems, though. 3 takes a lot of patience.
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Fo2.
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FO3 by miles, NV has some issues and is the exact same engine anyway.
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FO3 is better than new vegas, since frankly new vegas was a reskin that was WORSE.
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I thought both games were fantastic for various reasons. Both games had good atmosphere, with fallout 3's being a bit better IMO. a lot of the backstory, side quests, and unmarked quests are also fantastic in terms of story.

I've never been depressed by a game like I was reading through audio/text logs of various people in FO3 and FONV. one specific instance in F:NV where you can find various text logs of a man who tried to kill himself before the nuclear holocaust but was unable to in time were just gripping.

The last log he writes is particularly gruesome. WARNING: slight vulgarity:



Another instance being the story of the doctor outside of Germantown HQ.

Finally...the dunwich building. shudders

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Fo2.
also great, although the gameplay is vastly different.
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Both are great games, but I would get FO3 first.
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I liked Fallout 3 more than New Vegas. Don't know why really. New Vegas had the better storyline and dialogue.

Both are worlds better than either one of the first Fallouts. Fallout 1 & 2 were great for their time but bringing that style of play to today's games would have been a boatload of fail.
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NV except beware of the bugs and monsters
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Doesn't FO 3 have some unofficial patches or mods that clear up most of its problems? I know it has a huge mod community so I would expect them to have fixed it up quite a bit.
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I think fallout 3 is a lot more fun. I quite enjoyed the DLC where you have to go into space. New vegas has a lot more features though, and the factions are a nice touch.
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Simple. Get the first, finish it. Wait for the GOTY Edition of New Vegas, and grab it when it's cheap. They both run flawlessly for me, even with a load of mods installed. Everybody experiences bugs and crashes, but I haven't seen any apart from the few times I crashed to desktop when I first got it.
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