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Nitpicker of the Wastes

aka It's Nitty.

  • I live in a little hole under an oak tree with Spoony.
  • I was born on January 13
  • My occupation is bed servant.
  • I am gay as hell.
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    As I mentioned in my last blog, New Vegas and Fallout 3 with its GotY edition are both on sale through Steam for the duration of the Quakecon sale, for 25% off.

    However, for today only, New Vegas is available for 50% off ($10), and Fallout 3 is 66% off ($6.75)! Today's also the last day to take advantage of the Quake Pack's sale, which includes both Fallout 3, New Vegas, all of their add-ons, and many of Bethesda's other titles, which is available for just $70.

    I mean, everyone loves sales. Why not make a news blog about it? Don't forget, purchasing New Vegas will also unlock a Pip-Boy for Team Fortress 2s Engineer!

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    Now, a bunch of you probably don't know this, but Valve Software's hugely popular multiplayer FPS Team Fortress 2 is undergoing a phase of promotional item desire.

    As of today's Team Fortress 2 patch, promotional content for Skyrim, RAGE, Brink, id Software's Quake, and most importantly, Fallout have been added. The Fallout item in question is a Pip-Boy, equippable by the game's Engineer class. Equipping the Pip-Boy will replace the Engineer's default heads-up display for constructing buildings with a suitably Fallout-y version.

    On another note, Team Fortress is free-to-play, so when these promotional items ARE released, it can be downloaded on Steam for both PCs and Macs.


    Oh, and a big shout-out to TF2Wiki users like SilverHammer and Tehsteve for linking …

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    In a rather refreshing change of pace from the usual mindless Vegas drivel, it's time for another exciting edition of the Wiki news digest! And in another refreshing change of pace, it's from everyone's favorite admin, Nitty!


    After a short debate started by our own Deadlykris, the Rich Text Editing software has been disabled for The Vault. The Rich Text Editor, for those not in the know, was Wikia's new option to the older source editor. Problems with rows being entered into templates, and other glitches that were present, prompted Deadlykris to petition for its removal. As of now, all editors will be using the source editor, which may be a bit of a shock to newer users from other Wikias.


    Recently, Ausir and the other two operators of The Va…



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    This just in; Success Full has just posted a complete list of the Fallout: New Vegas achievements and trophies! None of them have images, but there's certainly a good bunch of them!

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    I finally decided to really get in on the Fallout 2 modding scene (beyond Killap's RP, of course!), and I started by downloading Lexx's Shattered Destiny mod.

    Holy shit. Bethesda ain't got nothing on Lexx's team.

    I probably didn't get through half of the content, but the main story felt like a real Fallout game. There were a few bugs here and there, and the English was a little jerky at times (to the point where talking to the character Spence was a minefield akin to Lynette's dialgoue, but in a bad way), but the whole experience is leaving me both speechless and demanding that Shattered Destiny 2 and Mutants Rising hurry up.

    Unlike Fallout 3. >:P

    It also did a pretty good job with a few things that weren't really a feature in either of the old Fallout…

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