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Let's Read Let's Read Fallout: New Vegas - All Roads

Discussion in 'Codex Playground' started by lightbane, Nov 8, 2011.

  1. lightbane Liturgist

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    Since RK did a lp of Fallout New Vegas, I decided to lp this short story based on the game. Why? Because I can, that's why. Now, I hope you enjoy it:

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    And that's all.
    schluberlubs Brofists this.
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  3. abnaxus Arcane

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    Shitty art is shitty.
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  4. Ed123 Arcane Patron

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    S'alright. Was looking for this, thanks for sharing.
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  5. Vaarna_Aarne Ask me about anime Patron

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    The art is actually pretty good as far as cheap one-shot license comics artwork goes. And MCA's writing is by far better than what you usually get in this type of thing.

    Another nice detail is that even here he's got the "Let go" and "Begin again" theme going on.
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  6. Crooked Bee Nyadmin Patron

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    I must admit I didn't know there was a F:NV comic. Thanks for sharing it, lightbane-kun!
    Cowboy Moment Brofists this.
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    It was for the promotion of F:NV.
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    .............majestic as fuck.

    It makes me sympathize with that chequered suit guy...too bad Caesar got him.
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  9. ironyuri Unwanted

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    this version is low-res which makes it look shittier.

    i have the original hardcopy at home and it's very cleanly drawn. nice art, and yes the writing is good for the medium.

    it sets up the beginning of fonv nicely, you even find some of the locations from the comic in-game, ie:

    the fiend attacked camp site, the khans camp-site and some other shit.
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  10. Morkar illiterate

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    Not only the locations, even items and the people of course, too.

    I think Benny was portrayed pretty good in the comic. And the comic is the best introduction to a game I've seen so far.
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  11. ironyuri Unwanted

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    i like the fact that it kind of sets benny up in terms of motivations and fleshes him out. he wants to split from the old "tribal" ways, roving the desert, scavenging etc.

    I mean fuck people like skyfag who think all fallout tribal is claude levi-strauss anthropology tribal.

    anyway, like benny seems to want to break with the old ways in that House brought the tribes to the strip, but has never given them power or respect concurrent to their new ways. Benny wants to fix that and get rid of the shitty mexicans and cannibals.

    and he gets the perfect chance but it all seems to go wrong.
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  12. Morkar illiterate

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    I understood him more as the perfect opportunist and egoistical. And he wants to be the top dog in town ("my kinda town"). He's pretty relaxed and let people go their own way as long as they are not getting in his way and he gets his way.
    Chance is the perfect example. He tries to help him first but not because he feels sorry about him (even if his understanding of his problems are pretty spot on). Chance is just a risk for his goal to become the top dog. He wants to minimize risk. It doesn't matter for him if the solution is helping Chance or killing him. I see no greater goal for him than accumulating might. He's very manipulating but he never lies. Instead he just leaves out some additional information and let people run in their own demise.
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  13. Radisshu Liturgist

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    Pretty good so far, but we know MCA's a good writer already. They're really emphasizing Bitter Springs.

    EDIT: Fuck I'm stupid, I thought there was going to be moar even though I knew about this being a prequel to New Vegas
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  14. The Thin Man Novice

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    I liked this, it was a really nice setup to the game, makes me want to play it and see what's up.
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  15. lightbane Liturgist

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    Thanks for the comments, I'm glad you liked it :love:
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  16. abnaxus Arcane

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    Now post the Dungeon Siege 3 comic.
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  17. Serious_Business Magister

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    Benny was a p. cool character. I wanted to
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    save him when I actually got to him in Caesar's camp. And that was after getting backstabbed in the Strip after I was stupid enough to think we could have a nice man-to-man conversation together. It's too bad the game is so easy because at this point I had no weapons or nothing and I was embushed by assholes with guns - it was an easy encounter though, sadly enough. But the idea was pretty good. Anyway, back in Caesar's camp I couldn't save him because it'd get everyone go hostile on my ass, so I just mercy killed him so he didn't get crucified. Didn't feel good about it either. I liked how he went out - "you follow my brilliant idea, someone has to do it, I don't care if I have to die". He was kind of a coward but he didn't flinch when he had to go, that was definitively interesting.


    Defintiively a charismatic antagonist. I wonder how I'm going to deal with him in my next game.
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  18. ironyuri Unwanted

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    This is why I don't think he was totally an opportunistic asshole.

    He wanted to do best by his "tribe" and he was all about not being a "fink". etc. He basically just wanted to make sure House didn't take over the world and that he and his bros could run Vegas the way they saw fit: to make money from the NCR and to keep out the Legion scum.

    Benny was a good antagonist. After he was gone, there was no set antagonist really. Caesar had a reason for doing as he did, the NCR had a reason for doing as they did.

    House was more of an antagonist than they were, I'd say. Megalomaniacal powermonger. Fuck.

    Benny also had style.
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  19. Crooked Bee Nyadmin Patron

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    Now what do we have here? ;)

    Seriously, what's CK2 and when is "soon"?
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  20. Morkar illiterate

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    Jup, Benny had style. It was important for him, too. And I wouldn't call him a coward, but if he had the possibility to make it in a safe way he did. I think that's the reason he went for the courier personally and didn't sent one of his goons.

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    I didn't know about him in the camp. He never did it this far.


    Have to check the tribal thing.

    But House more "evil" than Caesar? House sounded pretty cool for me with his ambitions. A lot more sane and human than Caesars (even if it's just by accident / a side-effect)
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  21. lightbane Liturgist

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    Bloody imgur!!! For some reason right now it doesn't work, I'll reupload all of the images on Photobucket.
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  22. Luzur Prestigious Gentleman Good Sir

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    if anything Bethesda should make Fallout 4 in comic form.

    not even they can fuck it up that way.
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