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Fallout 76 Beta Impressions - Skill Up

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    clerical_terrors
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    Yeah this essentially killed my interest in the game. I was ready for some tense PvP survival action, I'm not looking for a half-and-half game that tries to appeal to both sides and ends up...

    Yeah this essentially killed my interest in the game. I was ready for some tense PvP survival action, I'm not looking for a half-and-half game that tries to appeal to both sides and ends up committing to nothing at all.

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      MimicSquid
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      Really, the current Fallout engine is really poorly designed for a PVP FPS experience anyway. I'm not surprised they worked from a hacky version of the FO4 engine, but it was very much the wrong...

      Really, the current Fallout engine is really poorly designed for a PVP FPS experience anyway. I'm not surprised they worked from a hacky version of the FO4 engine, but it was very much the wrong choice to use as the basis for a multiplayer survival game with PvP.

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      1. clerical_terrors
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        Fallout's engine ever since FO3 has been a cobbled together mess. Probably a product of Bethesda trying to marry RPG elements with shooting while also trying to include legacy systems like...

        Fallout's engine ever since FO3 has been a cobbled together mess. Probably a product of Bethesda trying to marry RPG elements with shooting while also trying to include legacy systems like V.A.T.S.. I figured they'd be able to stabilize things for FO76 because they'd have to defer to that legacy less but from the looks of it it's actually worse of a clunky mess.

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