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  MBnet Pelihalli
Fallout 2 on peli joka on vanha kuin taivas, ruma kuin venäläisen pommikoneen rahastaja ja pelaaminenkin on parhaimmillaan yhtä helppoa kuin tunkisi voita sukkapuikolla villikissan takapuoleen.
Olen pelannut Fallout kakkosen läpi "vasta" neljä kertaa ja joka pelikerralla on löytynyt aina jokin uusi jippo/paikka/esine/kokemus.
Fallout 2 on erinomaista edeltäjäänsäkin parempi ja addiktiivisempi eikä kyllästymään yleensä pääse kuin vaikean tehtävän läpäisemisen yritys tai pitkän taistelun aikana...
www.mbnet.fi /pelihalli/pelit/lukija-arvostelut.asp?peli=624   (1561 words)

 Fallout 2 for PC Review - PC Fallout 2 Review
Fallout 2 improves the already impressive tactical-combat and character-development systems of Fallout, allows gamers to explore a more expansive gaming world without imposed time constraints, and accordingly, is in many ways an even better game than its predecessor.
Fallout 2 is essentially a "more of the same" sequel that adopts many aspects of the original game with only minor tweaking, but the development team did make a number of notable improvements to certain elements of the game's design.
Fallout 2 more than adequately addresses such concerns, as it features a significantly larger gaming world that you are free to explore at your leisure, no longer encumbered by the requirement to complete the game within a specified amount of playing time.
www.gamespot.com /pc/rpg/fallout2/review.html   (1895 words)

 Fallout 2 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The fact that in both Fallout and Fallout 2 player characters are raised in an isolated community works with the plot structure, allowing the character to be as ignorant about the game world as the player would be and explaining why the map the character starts with is almost completely unexplored.
Like the original Fallout, there are numerous NPC in Fallout 2 that the player can recruit to assist in his or her quest.
Whenever he is reminded of Fallout 2, he goes on a rampage to find a copy of the game and play it, because he is obsessed with it.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fallout_2   (1969 words)

 Fallout (computer game) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The player or protagonist of Fallout is an inhabitant of one of the government-contracted fallout shelters known as Vaults.
Like Fallout 2, many of the references to other material can be found in random encounters, which include a vanishing TARDIS à la Doctor Who complete with sound effect, and a massive footprint that resembles Godzilla's, referring to the short animation "Bambi Meets Godzilla".
Fallout's menu interfaces are designed to resemble advertisements and toys of the same period; For example, the characters sheet cards and perks available, look like those of the board game Monopoly.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fallout_(computer_game)   (2177 words)

 Fallout 2: The Second Generation of Great
Fallout 2 is the sequel to the game awarded RPG of the year in 1997, that's right, Fallout 1.
The story from Fallout 1 is that your character leaves the bomb shelter called a vault in which he has been living for his entire life to find a water chip that will fix the vault's water purifier and save his people.
Fallout 2 is harder to beat, has more missions, characters, locations, and that is just the beginning.
goinside.com /98/11/fo2.html   (4148 words)

 Fallout 2 PC Video Game Review by AceGamez
This disease was caused mainly by the wretched addictiveness of Fallout 2, an RPG of some repute that has captured me within it's heavy embrace for the last… in fact I have no idea how long I have been playing it.
Fallout 2 was released back in 1998, following the appearance of the original Fallout in 1997.
Fallout 2 is aging fast, with it being nearly five years since its original release.
www.acegamez.co.uk /Fallout_2_PC.htm   (981 words)

 Clan MacGaming - MacPlay to Publish Mac Fallout 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fallout 2 is the sequel to the critically acclaimed RPG of the year Fallout®.
Fallout 2 is another award winning product produced by Black Isle Studios, whose credits include the critically acclaimed Baldur's Gate, Baldur's Gate II and Icewind Dale.
Fallout 2 will have a retail price of $29.99 and will be available in limited quantities at Macworld Expo in New York, which runs July 17, 2002 through July 19, 2002.
www.clanmacgaming.com /articles.php?read=1912   (612 words)

 Amazon.com: Fallout 1 / Fallout 2 Bundle (Jewel Case): Computer & Video Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fallout 2 is the sequel to the critically acclaimed game that took RPG'ing out of the dungeons and into a dynamic, apocalyotic retro-future.
Fallout 1 is a shorter game but in many ways is more elegant; if you play it conscientiously you'll have a feeling of satisfaction at the end for having seen and done most of it.
Fallout 2 is much larger in scope and in time commitment, and unfortunately suffers a bit from it..
www.amazon.com /Fallout-Bundle-Jewel-Case/dp/B00004ZBSX   (2790 words)

 The Adrenaline Vault Featured Game: Fallout 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
You begin Fallout 2 some eighty years after the epic quest undertaken by your descendant in Fallout.
Your initial environment is the cave of trials, a sort of gameplay tutorial to determine whether you are worthy of this adventure, both as a player and a character.
This will introduce you to the world of Fallout 2 and educate you about a lot of the skills and combat functionality of the game.
www.avault.com /featured/fallout2   (566 words)

 Amazon.com: Fallout 2: Computer & Video Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fallout 2 improved them, allowing the player to change their combat behaviors, push them out of doorways, upgrade their armor, and watch them grow stronger.
Fallout 2 suffers from a boring opening area, the Temple of Trials, which is especially dull when replaying the game for the fourth time.
Fallout 2 takes place much later: unified city states control advanced technology and uniformed armies, regular trade passes between strongly allied governments, and gold currency is widely accepted.
www.amazon.com /Havas-Interactive-C95-861-0-Fallout-2/dp/B00001QEQ8   (2415 words)

 Fallout 2 - GamersWanted.com
Fallout 2 starts in a village founded by your character in Fallout, and carries on with the descendants.
If Fallout 2 is as good as Fallout was then, it will be on my hard drive well into next year waiting to be replayed time after time.
Fallout and Fallout 2 are going to be around for a long time, I just hope there is going to be Fallout 3 and 4.
www.gamerswanted.com /platform/PC/280/reviews/76   (1716 words)

 Fallout 2
Fallout Bible is a collection of background material and hi-jinks from Fallout 1 and Fallout 2 compiled into one document.
For those of you who haven't seen these before, the Fallout Bible is just a collection of all the background material and hi-jinks from Fallout 1 and Fallout 2 compiled into one document so the fans can take a look at it.
Fallout 2 is a CRPG set in a Post Apocalyptic world.
www.nma-fallout.com /fallout2/official_site   (793 words)

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Whereas Fallout had you wielding Weapons of Mass Destruction and blasting everything that moved in relatively short order, the game balance in Fallout 2 is much better, and you won't be wandering upon anything more powerful than a handgun for a good portion of the game.
Essentially, there is a lot more of everything in Fallout 2 than there was in Fallout: the game map is at least twice as big, there are many more quests to solve, a lot more weapons and armour to choose from, and also a lot more NPCs that are willing to join your party.
Fallout 2 is a worthy successor to Fallout, and one that deserves a place in every dedicated role-playing gamer's collection.
www.quandaryland.com /jsp/dispArticle.jsp?index=568   (1546 words)

 Anyone help out with my Fallout 2 - Mac Forums
I recently picked up Fallout 2, and problem appeared when i attempt to launch the Fallout 2.app in the "virtual drive" mounted before, from a toast file.
After the splash screen of fallout 2, a window appeared with a message of "Fallout 2 has encountered an unrecoverable error", and asked me wether send a mail to Omni Group or not.
Fallout 2 seemed to corrupt itself if I start the program and quit without loading a saved game or starting a new game.
forums.macrumors.com /showthread.php?&goto=newpost&t=79322   (524 words)

 Apple - Games - Fallout 2
Fallout 2 is one of the most acclaimed role-playing games to hit Mac OS X.
Fallout is set eighty years prior to the events of Fallout 2.
MacPlay continues its forward-thinking strategy with Fallout and Fallout 2, which have been released exclusively for Mac OS X. Price is more than happy to note that both games run flawlessly under the next-generation operating system.
www.apple.com /games/articles/2002/09/fallout2   (931 words)

 Fallout 2 for PC video game review and cheats   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fallout 2 is much broader in scope and storyline than was its predecessor.
Furthermore, while Fallout was fairly linear in plot and quest arrangement, Fallout 2 is a great deal more open-ended.
Fallout 2 seems a little darker in personality than the original.
www.gamezilla.com /review.aspx?review=7135   (1173 words)

 AVault | PC | Fallout 2 Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
As sequels go, Fallout 2 is truer to it's progenitor than most, to a fault really.
Problems that were only a slight annoyance in Fallout become a severe pain in Fallout 2, not because the problems are any more severe, but because they were not addressed or improved upon.
Ironically Fallout 2 falls a little short on most of these scales, but still manages to be a game worthy of your attention.
www.avault.com /reviews/review_temp.asp?game=fall2   (639 words)

 Applelinks.com: Preview - Fallout 2
The original Fallout had ruled all, and this was during the Bad Old Days when you couldn't be sure we were getting games for the Mac until you had it in your hands.
I had bought fallout for mac and a low low price of 20 bucks, it was the only one on the shelf at the computer store and the box looked like it had survived the nuclear holocaust.
Fallout 2 was the ONLY PC game I ever bought for my crummy Toshiba laptop, and I've played it to death.
www.applelinks.com /reviews/fallout2-preview.shtml   (1161 words)

 Review of the game Fallout 2
One of the biggest criticisms about Fallout 2 was the bug count, which, for me, wasn't that bad.
My point here is that there a few, glaring, sores on Fallout 2 that could have easily been fixed with some *overall* game design philosophy and directing.
Fallout 2, if I may make an analogy, is the girlfriend with an okay body and a really fabulous personality.
www.mobygames.com /game/view_review/reviewerId,617/gameId,239/platformId,3   (920 words)

 Review of the game Fallout 2
This is the major reason people like Fallout 2 more than the original (you can probably see this in the other reviews), however it is most likely the reason for one of Fallout 2’s major downfalls (more about this later).
Speaking of which, the landscape is far more diverse in Fallout 2 than it is in Fallout.
Here you have both Fallout’s vaults, caves and primitive cities (although I miss the Necropolis) and Fallout 2’s landmarks, such as a post-nuclear Vegas-esque New Reno, a relatively new city (San-Francisco rebuilt), the futuristic Vault City, the Ghost Farm – in short, much more to explore and be impressed by.
www.mobygames.com /game/view_review/reviewerId,60/gameId,239/platformId,3   (1243 words)

 MacGamer - Get In The Game
Fallout offered a tour of post-nuclear-apocalypse California that no other game had come close to in terms of vibe and atmosphere.
Thankfully, Fallout's developers opted not to use the traditional Advanced Dungeons and Dragons D20 ruleset and chose in favor of a slight variation on the GURPS rule system; the end result is a simple and effective character creation system that fits the game very well.
Fallout's combat system is turn-based and anyone at all familiar with RPGs should get the hang of it pretty quickly.
www.macgamer.com /features/?id=1216   (1008 words)

 Fallout 2 cheat codes for pc
FALLOUT 2 WALKTHROUGH (second edition) ====================================== Before I get Started -------------------- OK, so my previous version missed a whole load of quests (seems like my role-playing was more of the trigger-happy type :), and a few of the real simple ones I just forgot to write about.
An intelligent and complex RPG like Fallout 2 is IMHO a most welcome surprise in this world of no-brainer "3D real-time" shoot-em-ups and "real-time strategies" with good graphics but brain-dead AI.
Back to Fallout 2, I enjoyed it so much that I started doing it again and again, to see what I've missed.
www.game-revolution.com /games/codes/pc/fallout2walk.htm   (24226 words)

 GameSpy: Fallout 2
Fallout 2 is set in a post-apocalyptic world.
Fallout lets you travel the world, participating in numerous quests and developing your character's stats and inventory as you go.
Fallout 2 also uses skill development instead of a traditional class system, and you are free to play through the game in a number of ways.
pc.gamespy.com /pc/fallout-2   (262 words)

 No Mutants Allowed - Your Post Nuclear News Center!
Fallout's Doomsday, the Hearts of Iron 2 mod, is close to releasing its beta version 0.1.
One propitious boon is the Earth Protection Agency, a re-staged location from Fallout 2, which was not made into the final game.
This of course means you n00bs will have more chances to find answers to your Fallout questions (and be ridiculed if you fail), veterans can experience their fallouty juvenescence, and anyone who's curios may scour the boards for random gems of thought.
www.nma-fallout.com   (3216 words)

 Fallout 2 (pc: 1998): Reviews
Survival in Fallout 2 is approached in a refreshing and innovative manner that requires some original thinking and doesn't depend on fantastic, imaginary gimmicks as do so many fantasy-based role playing worlds.
Fallout 2 gave me many, many hours of totally absorbing gameplay.
Fallout 1 but with much more depth and variety it is just the best ever RPG.
www.metacritic.com /games/platforms/pc/fallout2   (791 words)

 IMG Review: Fallout 2
Fallout 2 really is, more or less, just "Fallout: a post-nuclear role playing game, now with 200% more mutants, lowlifes, government conspiracies, and blatant, obscure, geek-level references to Star Trek and Monty Python!"
Just like Fallout, Fallout 2 employs a character creation engine, and with the exception of a few different traits and many more perks, the engines are exactly the same.
The game, just like Fallout proper, is played on a 3/4 isolinear hex grid, with your character moving around about it, shooting things, talking to people, interacting with surroundings, trading, stealing, and making enemies and allies.
www.insidemacgames.com /reviews/view.php?ID=287   (580 words)

 Fallout 2 Compendium: Interplay's Post Apocalyptic Role Playing Game, Part 2
It is eighty years after the citizens of Vault 13 emerged from their self imposed isolation and braved the harsh desert.
Don't post Fallout 2 related questions/comments on their Mystic Isle board and don't post Mystic Isle related questions/comments on our Fallout board.
But if you like Fallout, and liked helping Interplay with the development of Fallout 2 by posting of their message board, go to the Big Red Rock page.
home.ica.net /~mordeth/compendium/fallout2   (377 words)

 Fallout 2 on XP
Fallout 2 on XP Home · Compatibility Lists · Support Forums · FAQ · News Archive · Articles · Submit News
Fallout 2 is installed but when I want to play, it indicates me that Fallout 2 won't run without the CD.
As far as I know all Fallout 2 has is the CD check.
www.ntcompatible.com /thread21465-1.html   (388 words)

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