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I feel like replaying this again but wanna mod it this time. I'm looking for anything that will add new(better?) elements of gameplay/improve visuals, only problem is there are so many I'm not sure which to get, so looking for suggestions!

To be clear I'm talking about Fall Out 3, not New Vegas. smile.gif
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I feel like replaying this again but wanna mod it this time. I'm looking for anything that will add new(better?) elements of gameplay/improve visuals, only problem is there are so many I'm not sure which to get, so looking for suggestions!

To be clear I'm talking about Fall Out 3, not New Vegas. smile.gif


go check out fallout 3 on nexusmods and sort by the top mods, that is a pretty good indicator. I feel like playing again now too.

I will warn you try to start small with modding, I spent hours upon hours modding and it can basically make the game unplayable once you get too many.

but you def want the texture pack, the energy weapon visuals mod.
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but you def want the texture pack, the energy weapon visuals mod.

The EVE one? I was JUST looking at that haha, looks nice! What's the deal with the needing to run ArchiveInvalidation though? And which texture pack are you talking about?
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The EVE one? I was JUST looking at that haha, looks nice! What's the deal with the needing to run ArchiveInvalidation though? And which texture pack are you talking about?

I believe it is "nmc's texture pack"

its funny I have modded a ton and I still don't even know what archive invalidation is... What I do know is fallout mod manager has an option to toggle it on and off. Yes I was talking about eve, fantastic mod.

I think I will start a new playthrough and use energy weapons biggrin.gif
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Oh you definitely want "fellout" also it removes that horrible green tint from everything

there are also some ini config file tweak for the game to run better on quadcore systems
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Oh you definitely want "fellout" also it removes that horrible green tint from everything

there are also some ini config file tweak for the game to run better on quadcore systems

That texture pack is taking forever to download! Then again I did pick the largest one tongue.gif

So far I got Fellout, EVE, Type 3 Male and Female, Hair Pack, and I'm also downloading the HD Audio Overhaul. The audio was already fantastic so I'm curious why everyone is saying the overhaul is so amazing.

Edit: THANK GOD for Nexus Mod Manager, why couldn't they make modding FFVII this easy?
Edited by End3R - 3/23/14 at 5:23am
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Well this game has certainly never looked better. For some reason I'm having issues getting the hair packs to show up, but all the other mods seem to be working.

I tried Fellout and honestly didn't like how bright it made everything, kinda killed the wasteland feel for me. I did however find a similar mod called Project Reality which is AMAZING, it adds dynamic lighting multiple skies/weather effects and other ambients, even heat waves.

Mods I'm running so far:

4Aces HiRes Armor and Weapons
Better Male Face
Enhanced Blood Textures
EVE
Project Reality
HD Audio Overhaul
Fallout Street Lights
Hair Pack (still trying)
NMCs Maximum Texture Pack

Fellout:

VS.
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These are the best, especially the gameplay and misc mods.

http://www.gnd-tech.com/content/929-Essential-Mods-for-Fallout-3

Also EVE can cause crashes in large firefights with lots of energy weapons.
Edited by boredgunner - 3/23/14 at 10:49am
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These are the best, especially the gameplay and misc mods.

http://www.gnd-tech.com/content/929-Essential-Mods-for-Fallout-3

Also EVE can cause crashes in large firefights with lots of energy weapons.


oh really? that sucks
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oh really? that sucks

Yep, in Fallout 3 only. It's stable in New Vegas, and also a million times better in New Vegas. It has way more effects, some of the coolest particle effects you'll ever see.
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