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Training Dummies in Bethesda Games

Guys, remember how Morrowind and Oblivion had training dummies literally everywhere? You know these wooden things that existed solely to have NPC’s wailing on them every once in a while? Or the little targets for bow practice? Hell, even Fallout … Continue reading


Achievements vs In-Game Perks

Who here cares about video game achievements? You know, stuff like Steam Achievements, or their X-box/Games for Windows Live based equivalent. Personally I don’t really pay them that much attention. I’m not the kind of person who likes to brag … Continue reading


Fallout 3: Final Thoughts

Yes, I know – I should be moving on to new and exciting games and reviewing them for you guys. I have that long queue and both Crysis and Bioshock are standing right behind me and tapping me on the … Continue reading


Magic Item Equivalents in Modern and SF Settings

One of the things that I really enjoy doing in computer RPG games is tweaking and min/maxing my character. Yup, I admit it – deep down inside, I guess I’m still a munchkin who wants to play the ultimate, indefeasible … Continue reading


Fallout 3: Side Quest Rant

When I reviewed Fallout 3, I did some complaining about the writing. Not all quests in the game are bad though. I wanted to take a closer look at two selected side quests: one that annoyed me, and one that … Continue reading


Reputation vs. Karma

Back when I reviewed Fallout I criticized it’s karma system very harshly. I haven’t changed my mind on this. You can’t reduce morality to a sliding scale between good and evil. It just doesn’t work that way – not even … Continue reading


Fallout 3 Has Stopped Working (Fixed)

I realized that I promised to post about my Fallout 3 crash solution at some point. I might as well do it now, while it is still fresh in my memory. Sorry if this post is a little dry, but … Continue reading


Fallout 3: First Impression (Part 4)

Yet another Fallout 3 post. Deal with it! This is the last post of the First Impression cycle. You might still hear about Fallout when I finish the game but that will probably take a while. Fast Travel is Better … Continue reading


Fallout 3: First Impression (Part 3)

This is part 3 of the review. If for some reason missed the previous 2 parts, you can find them here. The Followers Both Morrowind and Oblivion had a follower system that allowed other characters to join your party and … Continue reading


Fallout 3: First Impression (Part 2)

If you have read my previous Fallout 3 post you might have gotten an idea that I didn’t really like the game. This would be a wrong assumption. I do like the game – it’s just that I needed to … Continue reading


Fallout 3: First Impression (Part 1)

In the last week or so, I probably mentioned Fallout 3 on this blog few dozen times. I figured it is time to post about my first impressions with the game. Or for that matter with the Fallout franchise. Yes, … Continue reading