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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.
FO3 and FNV have a myriad of different mods that do anything from bug fixes to adding quest lines and items to changing how the game itself is played
    
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I had alot more fun in FO3. Have put in over 800 hours before any mods (numerous play throughs trying the good/evil styles etc), then add in mods and it becomes a whole new game nearly.. New Vegas is fun and good in it's own right, but I found 3 much more enjoyable.
 
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post #23 of 28
i couldnt get into either one.
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I personally love the Fallout Series. I've been playing since 1997. Just the idea of it is great. I've never been able to put down Fallout 3.

New Vegas is alright. I like the extra features like weapons modding and crafting. But Fallout 3; hands down better. The music, the gameplay, the atmosphere!

The DLCs for Fallout 3 were fairly decent. For New Vegas, YUCK! I hated them.
    
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post #25 of 28
Fallout 3 by a country mile, i much prefer the post apocalyptic city setting compared to the desert, as well as it having a far superior story. The only place New Vegas excels is in the new features such as weapon modding, survival mode and the better companion interaction.
post #26 of 28
Start with Fallout 1. It's all about the atmospere!
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It doesn't matter what order you play Fallout 3 or Fallout New Vegas in. To Obsidian, Fallout's story pattern has remained as: Fallout, Fallout 2, and Fallout New Vegas. Bethesda's take on the Fallout franchise is in the form of Fallout 3, and a very convincing story with alot of nod's and honorary mentions of Fallout 1 and 2 thrown in.. Of course, some arent obvious straight away, especially if you haven't played fallout 1 and 2 first, thoroughly. But if you missed them or just want to revisit them, they are on Fallout 3's wiki pages. So i would say, play in this order if you want Obsidian's version of Fallout's true story.

1. Fallout 1
2. Fallout 2
3. Fallout New Vegas
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I liked FO3 better as well.. but not by much. I think my biggest gripe with NV is that I wish the random encounter monsters were more varied and balanced. You can literally kill everything except for Deathclaws at lower level.
I was also very annoyed how they toned down Mutants. In FO3, Mutants were the big tough enemies, in NV, they were hardly a challenge.
    
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