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Khargug
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:47 am    Post subject: Fallout 76 Reply with quote

Use this thread to discuss Fallout 76. With its limited multiplayer capabilities this does serve as an opportunity for Shadowclan members to get together and enjoy the opportunities for both the PvE world and the PvP opportunities that West Virginia will bring 20 years after the bombs dropped.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

pretty good collection of information on Fo76

https://www.reddit.com/r/Fallout/comments/8n8s33/fallout_76_discussion_and_information_thread/

Fallout 76 subreddit (pretty bad at the moment): https://www.reddit.com/r/fo76/



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Khargug
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Gorg shared this in the clan discord channel.

The Making of Fallout 76 - Noclip Documentary
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gi8PTAJ2Hjs


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

My thinking is that we ought to RP as (non-super)mutants/ghouls. Perhaps a group of pre-war juvenile offenders who sheltered in the basement of their "juvie" detention center and eventually overcame the adult guards. Perhaps some are even their offspring?

Familiar things:
Name- Shadderclan? Shadaclan?
Bald heads - due to the rads.
Broken English - We've gone savage. Not so much feral ghouls, but feral humans become ghouls. It's been a LONG TIME since any of us have watched TV or listened to the radio. We won't speak Orcish, but rather a bastardized and even MORE-corrupted hillbilly version of English.

Things that'd be different:
Any skin color is fine.
Ghouls call humans "smoothskins," I think we'd maybe say "smoothies?"
Due to us roleplaying as backwards orphans in the beginnings of the American South, I would prefer to avoid any of us spelling "clan" with a k.

I want to think that at some point Creation Club would make available non-feral ghoul skins. If not, perhaps a mod when those become available? I'm thinking Bethesda would either host (limited) mods for the game on their own server or on Steam.

Rather than the Wargod or other past religious bents, we'd be more like some VERY unconventional Children of the Atom. We worship atomic bombs. I want to steal a bit from the rather cool Planet of the Apes cartoons I watched as a kid 43 years ago and have us call our god "Oosah." When we found our first atomic missile, it had "USA" painted on the side.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

TUNNEL SNAYKS!

i do like the idea of ghouls though

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think the idea of being a type of ghoul is definitely a good one.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

/shuffles nearer behind a bush and peers intently.

/totally doesn't fall asleep.


Check the making of video @ 12:28 ish. The Scorched!

Maybe we could be not so distant cousin-inlaws of them. or something.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Only if we can have dance shuffle "wen mi num strung, leen un mi!"

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

When you go to the nuked sites if you're not wearing say power armor or a hazmat suit (I'm assuming here) you can get mutations.

My thinking is that we might want to go for certain mutations, or keep them if they're the RIGHT mutations (right for our RP, rand not completely crippling).

There's suggestions that there may be ways of making them permanent.

The game WILL have microtransactions, these are cosmetic, and can be earned /worked for in-game.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The way you get into Fallout 76 B.E.T.A. (Break-it Early Test Application) is to pre-order the game. You can do so on the Bethesda site. Note: The Power Armor Edition (with the helmet) is already sold out.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I will be pre-ordering soon. Of course atm, that just gets us on the list to be contacted later.

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