"The checks and balances of democratic governments were invented because humans themselves realized how unfit they were to govern themselves. They needed a system, yes. An industrial age machine.
Without the use of computing machines they had to arrange themselves in crude structures that formalized decision-making. A highly imperfect and unstable solution." — Helios, Deus Ex (2000)
"France bans citizens from filming and identifying violent police officers"
That's fucked up
…and then we have Fallout 4 which is a bad RPG, a bad TES, a bad Fallout and an okay-ish shooter.
I'd say both games are very good, just very different despite the obvious similarities.
Ironically when I played Fallout 3 back in the day, I expected more Fallout 1/2 and got disappointed initially. I learned to enjoy the TES side of it afterwards. Now I was playing Fallout: New Vegas expecting more Fallout 3 and got disappointed again. #expectationmanagement
TL:DR: If you liked Fallout 1 & 2, play Fallout: New Vegas. If you liked The Elder Scrolls, Fallout 3 will be right up your alley.
I'm close to finishing #Fallout: New Vegas, so here's a few of my thoughts about F:NV and Fallout 3:
Fallout: New Vegas is a quite decent Fallout but only a passable #Bethesda game. The exploration is lacking but the quests do feel falloutey. I barely need to use my gun, most of the problems can be solved more or less peacefully.
On the other hand, Fallout 3 was a great Bethesda game but a very poor Fallout. The exploration was great but most quests boil down to a shootout.
Twitter evolved from IM status messages, i.e. you had a contacts list, and under every contact, you could see what the contact was currently up to. Twitter took that idea and made the statuses persist after you changed them and allowed you to browse them. Now with #fleets... you have a list of your contacts each displaying what the contact is currently up to...
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