Supposed Spoilers from /v/

Discussion in 'Fallout 4' started by Plautus, Nov 2, 2015.

  1. RangerBoo

    RangerBoo Resident crazy lady

    Jun 15, 2015
    The beauty of New Vegas is that you can play as whoever you want instead of generic military veteran with a brat.
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  2. anus_pounder

    anus_pounder Shitposter

    Nov 2, 2015
    I'm hoping this isn't true, not because I think its dumb(er than usual), but because its just so obvious. Come one, mate, who didn't predict 'and then john was an android' plot-twist from the get go after learning of the institute?
  3. PossibleCabbage

    PossibleCabbage Vault 22 Survivor

    Jul 2, 2015
    I think "I have decided my Courier has some degree of memory loss" is a reasonable interpretation of the character, and you can choose to play it that way (i.e. that you're someone who's been here before and should know this stuff, but for whatever reason it's hazy). But it's not the only way to play the character, as you can just as easily play someone who remembers everything, or never knew this stuff to begin with.

    So the Courier is not written as someone with Amnesia, but the Courier isn't really written as anyone in particular save for a few things (was Courier #6, traveled to the Divide a lot, etc.) So if you want to assume your Courier was born in Nipton but doesn't remember hardly anything, that's a character you can play and the text will never contradict that.
  4. Giax

    Giax It Wandered In From the Wastes

    Aug 13, 2015
    So they really went for the android twist, apparently. Wow, that's just... you know what? Bethesd-ish, that's what it is.
  5. anus_pounder

    anus_pounder Shitposter

    Nov 2, 2015
    Woah, wait what? So this is confirmed by leaks then?
  6. Walpknut

    Walpknut This ghoul has seen it all

    Dec 30, 2010
    No, it's confirmed fake. We already have the cutscene of what happens to the Wife and Babyafter getting inside the Vault.
  7. Taskeen

    Taskeen It Wandered In From the Wastes

    Jul 27, 2007
    'Being an Android' didn't work out so well for Terminator: Salvation.
  8. zegh8578

    zegh8578 Keeper of the trout Orderite

    Mar 11, 2012
    I must maintain that that cut-scene doesn't really confirm anything, as the "pre-programmed memory" could still be happening - IF - the protagonist is an android.
    Harkness had an entire life of memories, and those could easily include wives shot and babies kidnapped

    Anyway, the countdown is nearing zero, so, we're gonna find out soon enough!
  9. TheChosen1

    TheChosen1 Moving Target

    Nov 8, 2012
    Didn't we want some sort of reward for seeing this a mile away?
  10. zegh8578

    zegh8578 Keeper of the trout Orderite

    Mar 11, 2012
    We'll see!
    I really don't think Beth is above this kind of stupidity, I mean... "the railroad" and Harkness, and that chick who follows you just to bother you about that - it was remarkably stupud allready and gave "winks" to the future game, which we now know will be about "the institute" and all that stupid crap, so - it IS as stupid as it seemed it would be

    the only question is - is it SO stupid, that you, the role-play protagonist - will not only have a baby pushed in your face, a love-for-baby pushed in your face, but fuck it, you're not even a person - pushed in your face - are they THAT stupid???

    I say POSSIBLY! The video of the wife getting shot could simply be the final chapter of an elaborate fake memory fed to this robot - and also an incentive for this robot to go on some goose-chase that will cleverly, twistedly, turn into something else, like, maybe you got a secret nuke hidden up the rectum or something - a butt-snuke
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  11. Dr Fallout

    Dr Fallout Centurion

    Aug 17, 2015
    Who knows?
  12. Doctor 0

    Doctor 0 Still Mildly Glowing

    Sep 8, 2015
    In 3, it was about a son looking for his father. Now, it's a father looking for his son. It's like poetry, it rhymes.
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  13. Dr Fallout

    Dr Fallout Centurion

    Aug 17, 2015
    Oh wow it does.
  14. Plautus

    Plautus Angry Preacher

    Nov 24, 2010

    The Sole Survivor is a funnier character than we've ever had before in Fallout. He's the key to all this. Hopefully it'll work.
  15. PossibleCabbage

    PossibleCabbage Vault 22 Survivor

    Jul 2, 2015
    I'm really curious what would lead the protagonist of Fallout 4 to conclude that his or her son is still alive 200+ years after they were born. I mean, you'd have to know what ghouls are before you even considered that as a possibility.
  16. generalissimofurioso

    generalissimofurioso The Hole Time Orderite

    Jun 17, 2007
    I imagine it's more along the lines of him/her still being in shock from seeing their spouse shot in front of them along with being frozen immediately after.
  17. Kilus

    Kilus Not Australian Orderite

    May 3, 2003
    The rumour going around now is John/Jane Fallout is a clone and Vault 111 is a experiment that releases clones of the original inhabitants every couple of years and a raider group interrupted this current batch of clones.
  18. Hassknecht

    Hassknecht For hate's sake. Staff Member Admin Orderite

    Aug 16, 2010
    That's somehow worse than androids... Clones? In Vaults?
    Hahahaha GAAAARY!
  19. Crni Vuk

    Crni Vuk M4A3 Oldfag oTO Orderite

    Nov 25, 2008
    It makes you almost wish that this is the truth ... I mean com on, this simply has to be seen as a stupid plot by any normal human beeing. Anyway, I doubt that it's true.

    Which makes me curious about something, why was your character woken up and frozen again exactly in the right moment where his wife got killed and that brat kidnapped? Is there some explanation for it ... or do we have to take it as coinsidence?
  20. Askorti


    Jun 30, 2015
    Maybe automated response to someone entering the vault? Maybe due to some hardware limitations all pods have to be "defrosted" simultaneously?
    But Bethesda is most certainly not going to address it. It was obviously only done for drama, but they could make the effort and at least give some justification.