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So after much wasted money playing WoW, I got bored once again and decided to start playing FO:NV. I would like some tips in how to spec in this game. In FO3 i went stealth because i was able to use the stealth suit and that one awesome sword from xpac .

First time I played FO:NV I did not do so well with the stealth approach.. to be honest I died a lot and i stop playing. Any suggestions on easier route this time around would be nice.

game still DL at 1.4Mb/s i got some time ^_^
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i did alot of lurking in the desert killing things to bring up my level, worked on skills and once i felt comfortable i started taking on the main tasks. I actually just finished the game about 2 hours ago.
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post #3 of 18
Download a mod that adds a stealth field capable device and go bonkers. Personally I'm glad Obsidian nerfed the CSS. Using it broke Fallout 3's difficulty curve to the point someone could free-aim through every quest Bethesda put forth using a glock at level 10-12.
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Easiest route : Sniper rifle.

Surprisingly melee was quite effective on my 2nd run through.

Best place to put points:

Speech, guns, lockpick, and hacking or science w/e.
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i did alot of lurking in the desert killing things to bring up my level, worked on skills and once i felt comfortable i started taking on the main tasks. I actually just finished the game about 2 hours ago.
this. i worked on the sidequests and ignored the main quest most of the time. my char is level 20 almost and i still have a lot of the final parts to go through (second playthrough)
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post #6 of 18
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Interesting... Okay will try doing smaller side quest first. I not really use to Sandbox games like Fallout. I always go through main story line quest first. I guess i just to get use to different play style.
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post #7 of 18
explore as much as possible, and do side quests.......stay away from the main.....for now
    
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Surprisingly melee was quite effective on my 2nd run through.
I enjoyed playing melee more than my first character I had with guns.
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Hmm.. Im interested in CQB, which route should i take? unarmed or melee weapons? Or is it the samething?
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Hmm.. Im interested in CQB, which route should i take? unarmed or melee weapons? Or is it the samething?
They are different. I went melee.... and it was pretty awesome. Some points in the game were actually much easier too. May have helped that I was murdering everyone and level really fast.
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