Some days ago (I think it was last Sunday if that's relevant) I got quite a surprise when starting Fallout 4: Instead of the usual "Please stand by", I got a cute little video explaining one of the S.P.E.C.I.A.L. The game shows the player character getting ready in front of the mirror, with their significant other standing behind them waiting their turn and bantering about how good their partner looks. While many other games try to hide character customization by separating it from the main game, Fallout 4 fully embraces it. If you are the type of person that doesn’t want to know anything about the game before playing, then consider yourself warned. The intro begins on a beach in World War II as it follows a soldier running into artillery, then fades to a close up of a picture of the soldier being held by a woman. 1) Find the location where you installed Steam. It is now the year 2077. As with many RPGs, the game starts by allowing the player to customize their character’s appearance and base skills. The Fallout 4 intro is the introductory cutscene to Fallout 4 and Bethesda Game Studios second Fallout game. Despite the many issues Bethesda has had with Fallout 4, it is certainly the least glitchy and bug-ridden of their Fallout games (I am including New Vegas here). As the intro plays, Nate narrates over it. The World awaited Armageddon, instead something miraculous happened. Rather than just play the game, however, I think that this is a perfect opportunity to examine the design that went into it. The Vault - Fallout Wiki is a Fandom Gaming Community. If the target survives this attack, they get a turn to defend itself. Solution: Like most have said in the replies, just going through the intro and saving right before the elevator to exit the Vault (with the name "New Game" or something as an option to make it more clear what that save file is) and then just loading that file when you want to start a new game. Fades to a picture of Nora being held by Nate, then cuts to his back, dressed in U.S. combat armor and holding a laser rifle, as he walks down a desolate street with a squad of other U.S. soldiers. Fades out to the character creation screen, revealing that Nate was practicing his speech for a Veteran's Hall meeting. intro? But then, in the 21st century, people awoke from the American Dream. The intro sequence continues with the main characters leaving their peaceful town for the Vault, barely making it underground before the bombs wipe everything out. Suffice it to say that rest of the intro delivers on the humanization of the characters that the game started with. This case is frequently encountered. When the Fallout 4 logo disappears from the screen, the Sole Survivor's narration begins and states: While many other games try to hide character customization by separating it from the main game. Note: I'm passing over Fallout 1 and 2 as I'm a plebian and have yet to play them. We began to use atomic energy not as a weapon, but as a nearly limitless source of power. While previous, games relied on the destruction of famous monuments to tie their world to ours, this brief glimpse into the normal lives of the main characters truly grounds. This page was last edited on 22 July 2019, at 03:54. As with many RPGs, the game starts by allowing the player to customize their character’s appearance and base skills. Did it make you care about who the characters were before they left to explore the wasteland? The first aspect of Fallout 4 that I would like to discuss is the first part of the game, namely the intro sequence. Peace became a distant memory. The rest of the intro sequence contains spoilers, so I am going to stop here. This sequence also gives the player a chance to see the world before the bombs fell and destroyed everything. 2) Open steamapps\common\Fallout 4\Data\Video and delete the files “GameIntro_V3_B.bk2” If you choose to delete the entire game intro … Fades to a group of B-25 Liberators and then a quick cut to the nuclear destruction of Hiroshima. Fades to the interior of a nuclear power plant and then fades to outside the nuclear power plant. In the … Cuts to the woman and a child sitting outside their home. fully embraces it. The player can swap between the characters at any time, customizing both of them before ultimately choosing which character they will play the game with. This makes the news that the bombs are falling, and the subsequent search through the Wasteland, that much more jarring to the player. Years of consumption lead to shortages of nearly every major resource. The entire world unraveled. 12 April 2019, 4:42AM Would like to say that this is the most useful mod there is for troubleshooting, saves alot of time that way you dont have to sit through the entire intro sequence a bunch and instead can just get straight to the game. Sequence is a derived statistic in Fallout, Fallout 2, and Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel.In Van Buren and J.E. Sawyer's Fallout RPG it was renamed to Combat Sequence.. Fades to a US war room discussion of nuclear destruction. came out earlier this week and, predictably, I have been spending a lot of time with it. Because if my time in the army taught me one thing: it's that war, war never changes. Fades to two boys fighting in a pile of rubble, then quickly cuts to a mob of people rushing an oil refinery. The Fallout 4 intro is the introductory cutscene to Fallout 4 and Bethesda Game Studios second Fallout game. The game continues to embrace character creation by introducing a door-to-door salesman who insists that you should sign up for a space in the local Vault. . Fallout 4 keeps crashing: The first situation is that Fallout 4 keeps crashing, which means that the game crashes continuously. He got his wish when the US ended World War II by dropping atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Cuts to the woman and a child sitting outside their home. Fades to two U.S. missile carriers being escorted through an American town. The glitches and bugs at the very beginning of the game (before entering the post-apocalyptic game world proper) are pretty rare to encounter, so I wouldn't be too bummed out by it. Cuts to a Mister Handy trimming bushes and a car passing by. I will endeavor to keep this as spoiler free as possible, but there is always the chance that something will slip through. https://fallout.gamepedia.com/Fallout_4_intro?oldid=2142893, This is the first intro done entirely with live-action footage. The player sees that the main characters are regular suburbanites, living a regular suburban life. The video provides an overview of the themes and important aspects of the game, including Vault-Tec, nuclear war, and the respite of the vaults.