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I pretty much did almost everything in Fallout 3 and New Vegas. I loved these games so much. So my question is : Did Fallout 1 and Fallout 2 hold up well enough to go back to and enjoy? Specifically I'm asking other users who, like me, played FO3 and NV first, then went back to FO1 and FO2.

I hear good things about them but I'm curious if all of those good things are from people who played FO1 and FO2 first.
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post #2 of 10
Amazing games, I liked 2 the best out of the first 2. As long as you can get past the graphics and the slower gameplay you'll love the first 2 games.
 
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post #3 of 10
I played 2, then 3. Then went back for 1 and i think it holds up quite well, if you make the necessary resolution adjustments and there is a patch out there to make it fit widescreen monitors properly. The first two fallouts have great writing, and that doesn't get stale like eye candy.
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post #4 of 10
the first 2 were much "darker" than 3. sorta candy coated on 3, NV sorta made up for that.

but they are all great games

also should be noted, the combat in FO and FO2 is turn based, its not like FO3 and NV.
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I usually don't care about graphics, but there always some exceptions. My example would be, I could go back and play Final Fantasy VII and still think it is great and held up well. However, when I tried to go back and play Zelda: Ocarina of Time on Nintendo 64 the graphics were so irratating I couldn't get myself to play.
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post #6 of 10
The game hates my PC, and struggles work. I didn't enjoy FO 1+2. I finished them ovc, but I didn't really enjoy them, I much prefered playing 3. Not played NV.

I did start off on 3 as well.
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I tried #2 after #3 and didn't like it. A bit overrated if you ask me, but a good premise.
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post #8 of 10
2 was definately over-rated, but that was cause they took out a lot of promised features to hit deadlines.

at the time, Fallout was a very unique game, whats it been, 15 years later, gamers are not as "impressed" as they once were.
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I tried to play the first one after putting countless hours into Fallout 3, and just couldn't. I really tried, but I got out of the cave after exiting the vault and just got killed by some radscorpions trying to figure out where the hell to go.
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Hahaha, I remember playing the PC Gamer Fallout 1 demo over and over and over before the game finally came out. I loved it. 2 was okay, but definately not what 1 was. Then there was Fallout Tactics, which was a different kind of Fallout...playing as a BoS recruit and all that. Loved them all.
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