Fallout 4 - The Long Con

Fallout 4 - The Long Con

More like the WAIST-LAND survival guide! HURHURHUR.

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looks like Erin has 2 shoulder pads on the last panel but just 1 on the first one.
>wasteland survival guide
>entry #324: mines can spawn shoulder pads for you to use after they explode.

All the lives my snarky answers cost.

That's odd; usually my dauntless companions are the ones who sweep for mines.

Hehe, reminds me of a clip from Angry Joe's review in which Joe was trying to find a way to disarm a hallway filled with laser-trip mines. Then Cogsworth came up with an idea of his own: just float down the hall and set them all off, obliterating both himself and Joe.

Now THAT is Karma, baby!

Well see, unlike SOME people, I actually did Moira Brown's quest correctly in FO3.

I truly am the savior of the wasteland.

RJ 17:
Hehe, reminds me of a clip from Angry Joe's review in which Joe was trying to find a way to disarm a hallway filled with laser-trip mines. Then Cogsworth came up with an idea of his own: just float down the hall and set them all off, obliterating both himself and Joe.

Yeah, Dogmeat does that too:
http://i.imgur.com/6Z9PbRq.gifv

One of the best perks is the one which prevents you from triggering mines and traps. And even better, the perk applies to your companion too.

IceForce:

RJ 17:
Hehe, reminds me of a clip from Angry Joe's review in which Joe was trying to find a way to disarm a hallway filled with laser-trip mines. Then Cogsworth came up with an idea of his own: just float down the hall and set them all off, obliterating both himself and Joe.

Yeah, Dogmeat does that too:
http://i.imgur.com/6Z9PbRq.gifv

One of the best perks is the one which prevents you from triggering mines and traps. And even better, the perk applies to your companion too.

That's the exact hallway in the AJ review that I was talking about...and yeah, Cogsworth did the exact same thing: just "hum-de-dum-dum"s his way right down the hallway and sets them all off. xD

I tried to find a gif of it, glad you did at least. :3

IceForce:
Well see, unlike SOME people, I actually did Moira Brown's quest correctly in FO3.

I truly am the savior of the wasteland.

Me too. It felt nice to find later a random wastelander being grateful for such lifesaving surviving guide.

Barbas:
That's odd; usually my dauntless companions are the ones who sweep for mines.

What the? I honestly thought that second pic was Buzz Lightyear for a solid half minute or so. You can change their colours?

OT: Yeah, usually the worst (or best, if you're evil like me) combination for stealthing around a minefield is Dogmeat and a courser on a mission. Bumbling idiots! And they always lair off at the explosion as if it's someone else's fault. I am surrounded by incompetence!

Xsjadoblayde:
What the? I honestly thought that second pic was Buzz Lightyear for a solid half minute or so. You can change their colours?

That's a mod somebody made. One of the first, in fact. It was so bang-on-the-money that it quickly earned the author widespread acclaim and the company of adoring nubiles. Until the Creation Kit is released, AFAIK, it appears to only change the armour set of BoS paladins.

CaitSeith:

IceForce:
Well see, unlike SOME people, I actually did Moira Brown's quest correctly in FO3.

I truly am the savior of the wasteland.

Me too. It felt nice to find later a random wastelander being grateful for such lifesaving surviving guide.

Dito - and considering how effective the guide is in the two following games (New Vegas and 4), it basically confirms that at least for the most part, the Lone Wanderer went through the trouble of getting the hard part of the quest done. One of the less common cases, where a following game basically decides how players SHOULD have chosen.

Plus it grants you a nice amount of EXP and other bonuses. Like a free Perk.

CaitSeith:

IceForce:
Well see, unlike SOME people, I actually did Moira Brown's quest correctly in FO3.

I truly am the savior of the wasteland.

Me too. It felt nice to find later a random wastelander being grateful for such lifesaving surviving guide.

I'm not sure if most of the wasteland is brawny/hardy enough for The Lone Wanderer's advice.

Barbas:
That's odd; usually my dauntless companions are the ones who sweep for mines.

"To Ad Victorium, And Beyond!"

I went with the smart answers for The Wasteland Survival Guide so I would honestly not really expect many wastelanders to be able to read all the long words and scientific terminology that I assume my high int character put into it.

Still, it's good to see the smarmy gits receiving karma from Fallout 3. Although, maybe people just read it and do the opposite of what it says to survive.

I vaguely remember that sidequest, from the happy little town of Megaton, who worship the unexploded Fatman bomb. And it's good to hear not everyone plays like an evil git. Eventually, Liam Neeson, as your dad, tells you how disappointed he in you he is. You don't want to disappoint Neeson-Dad.

We can rebuild her, we have the technology.

PunkRex:
We can rebuild her, we have the technology.

Couple of stim pack should be enough.

Devieus:

PunkRex:
We can rebuild her, we have the technology.

Couple of stim pack should be enough.

"Just tough it up and eat a Deathclaw Steak, you'll be fine."

So, by reading the posts here, I now know this comic is based on a FO4 side quest where you can optionally be a complete dick and screw with people. And here, I thought this was Erin's payback for her shitty bomb defusing instructions on October 7th.

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/articles/view/comicsandcosplay/comics/critical-miss/14785-Keep-Talking-and-Nobody-Explodes

But, the final zinger didn't make sense under my interpretation. Thank you Escapists for the enlightenment!

RJ 17:

IceForce:

RJ 17:
Hehe, reminds me of a clip from Angry Joe's review in which Joe was trying to find a way to disarm a hallway filled with laser-trip mines. Then Cogsworth came up with an idea of his own: just float down the hall and set them all off, obliterating both himself and Joe.

Yeah, Dogmeat does that too:
http://i.imgur.com/6Z9PbRq.gifv

One of the best perks is the one which prevents you from triggering mines and traps. And even better, the perk applies to your companion too.

That's the exact hallway in the AJ review that I was talking about...and yeah, Cogsworth did the exact same thing: just "hum-de-dum-dum"s his way right down the hallway and sets them all off. xD

I tried to find a gif of it, glad you did at least. :3

Yeah. It's actually part of the Stealth perk. So generally useful. The weird thing is Stealth and mine/trap avoidance does not seem to apply to all companions equally. Or perhaps there is some distance component from you? I find I can just glide over mines and generally never notice them. If my companion is following me closely the same. But if they wander off on their own path ing BLAMMO! Similarly while stealthier I have Repeatedly had Fwral Ghouls and Super Mutants simply shove me out of the way to go chew on Paladin Dunce. (Not a typo. After listening to 5 minutes of his dialogue you will understand why.)

Clankenbeard:
So, by reading the posts here, I now know this comic is based on a FO4 side quest where you can optionally be a complete dick and screw with people. And here, I thought this was Erin's payback for her shitty bomb defusing instructions on October 7th.

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/articles/view/comicsandcosplay/comics/critical-miss/14785-Keep-Talking-and-Nobody-Explodes

But, the final zinger didn't make sense under my interpretation. Thank you Escapists for the enlightenment!

I'm thinking more a FO3 quest where you help a certain Moira Brown write the actual Wasteland survival guide, where you can either complete the quest, complete the bonus quest, or just lie to her and tell her some nonsense; one such case you can indeed tell her exactly what's depicted in the comic, just jump up and down on the mine. Erin encounters a wasteland survival guide, reminding herself of her FO3 days.

Clankenbeard:
So, by reading the posts here, I now know this comic is based on a FO4 side quest where you can optionally be a complete dick and screw with people.

Fallout 3, hence "the long con". The result of that quest (the wasteland survival guide) then crops up in the later games, but with the assumption that it wasn't written by a total douchebag.

Edit: Goddam ninjas, they're everywhere these days.

When I said I wanted a gratuitous crotch shot of Erin, this was not what I meant!

Would be a great feature, if my new PC would actually load Fallout 3.

Barbas:
That's odd; usually my dauntless companions are the ones who sweep for mines.

Ah, Stalin's favorite method for mine clearing.

I wish there was a Witcher-like save upload system for Fallout 3 -> Fallout 4, just so your own dumbass choices could come back to karmicaly haunt you.

The Rogue Wolf:
When I said I wanted a gratuitous crotch shot of Erin, this was not what I meant!

I think you can see her kidneys!

I liked being able to leave my footprints in steel floors, ahh to be heavily radiated.

 

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