An Introduction to Fallout76
Published | Jan. 5, 2020, 2:16 p.m.
The point of this article is to present foundational aspects of managing PvE encounters. The map is divided into several regions, each with unique biome, each ruled by its own ruleset. The basic principle is: West - easier, East - harder, North - easier, South - Harder. You begin the game in the Forest, and north from you is the Toxic Valley. ...Read more
An introduction to Player-to-Player interactions
Published | Jan. 5, 2020, 2:20 p.m.
This article will help you understand some of the interactions that will happen between you and other players. Players generally can't deal damage to other players until PvP between them is initiated. The easiest way to initiate PvP is that one non-pacifist player shoots another non-pacifist, and in response, the other one shoots back. Opening P...Read more
An explaination why spell channeling (VATS) yields higher DPS
Published | Jan. 5, 2020, 2:22 p.m.
This game looks like a FPS, and initially feels like an FPS, but it's possible that if you played your cards incorrectly, the things that you encounter become bullet sponges. There are only two legendary effects that benefits freehand aiming and only freehand aiming. There are four legendary effects that only benefits VATS. There is no perk card...Read more
a story of a User Interface adjustment thats malevolent
Published | Jan. 5, 2020, 2:23 p.m.
When the game was released, the only way to repair your equipment was to use the junk resources that you have gathered, as an action performed in appropriate workbench. Later in the game, two types of repair kits were implemented to the game. One of them, regular repair kit, has been added to Atom Store, and has been criticised as breaking the "cos...Read more
the guide to S.P.E.C.I.A.L.
Published | Jan. 5, 2020, 2:25 p.m.
Quite often new players are worried that the decisions they made initially with their characters will prevent them from being any good. There doesn't seem to be any way to undo bad move initially, but there is one after you reach level 51. In the first 50 levels you receive a SPECIAL point and a Perk Card every level. Additionally, you receive p...Read more
Guide to easy experience gathering
Published | Jan. 5, 2020, 2:26 p.m.
If you join a location that is currently being occupied by higher level player, and you play smartly and cooperatively, you'll not be any hindrance for the goals of this high level player, and you'll be able to cut your slice of cake without reducing anybody rewards. It is recommended that you pick up every beer bottle you stumble upon, and that...Read more
or why it's profitable to do Queen runs even if you're a noob
Published | Jan. 5, 2020, 2:27 p.m.
If you've read the previous article, you should know the basic method of quickly farming exp as low level character in Fallout 76. It's point was that you get experience not for killing enemies, but for dealing some damage to them before they died, and it presented some ways to tagging opponents easy. Armed with the knowledge that there's no ...Read more
A word on currencies and the market
Published | Jan. 5, 2020, 2:30 p.m.
There are several different currencies functioning within the game, there are multiple markets existing for it, some of those markets crossfading, some of them completely separate. The information on this website is based on experiences from PC version of the game. It certainly seems that the amount of hardcore players paying hardcore prices for ex...Read more
And why it's good to have multiple
Published | Jan. 5, 2020, 2:30 p.m.
Mutations are usually considered as something bad, but here in F76 they are must-have. One might think that mutating in Fallout game is rather dangerous and unwanted, but that's not the case with the mutation system in Fallout 76. It's just another layer of customization of your character. You lose something in order to gain something else. Class...Read more
Published | Jan. 5, 2020, 2:31 p.m.
Power Armor provides between the highest universal PvE protections. For PvP they mostly underperform, compared to PvE effectiveness, if you did not take precautions not to be blown out of the map with VATS. Sneaking can be used surprisingly effectively on power armors to limit your opponent's ability to VATS you, provided that you can nuke their ge...Read more
Published | Jan. 5, 2020, 2:32 p.m.
There are currently five tiers of legendary effects defined within the game, three of them currently available. Regular items, the RNG drops, can be maximally 3*, some of them containing additional item-specific legendary effect that doesn't influence their 'rank'. The currently available legendary modifiers are referenced as following groups: p...Read more
a story of potential wasted
Published | Jan. 5, 2020, 2:32 p.m.
Workshops could be the hubs of player to player interactions if they were given some love. They are PvP arenas that once kickstarted produce resources passively. Currently, they face following problems: First and foremost, you are not able to save your workshop configuration, then decide to load your previous save and continue where you left of....Read more
a story on how you ceased to ask the right questions because you learned the answers
Published | Jan. 5, 2020, 2:34 p.m.
"War, war never changes." This game is in a constant flux. A lot of the internal effects have not been described precisely on purpose, to allow readjusting it without majority of the players noticing. The overall maths keep being toyed with, and tested upon the living organism of this game community. Any piece of information needs to be regularl...Read more
some recommendations for the very beginning
Published | Jan. 5, 2020, 2:35 p.m.
To be able to access heavily irradiated areas, you'll need either Hazmat suit or Power Armor. The quick way to get Hazmat suit is to head to Poseidon Nuclear Plant, get on the roof, and pick one out from the shack. To be able to produce and craft everything comfortably, you'll need at least 8 intelligence for your main/first character. You don't...Read more
Or how to get stuff for free
Published | Jan. 22, 2020, 4:41 p.m.
There's risk when interacting with other players - but the vast majority of the time, they'll be more than happy to help you. This level 150 player in power armor painted like death may seem dangerous to you, and you fear his "come here" emote is actually a trap, but most likely they're encumbered with things they once lacked, they cleared out t...Read more
End-game crafting ingridients
Published | Jan. 24, 2020, 8:41 p.m.
Fluxes are games most expensive craftable materials, reaching 100-300 caps per flux, depening on the market and color of the flux. The most in-demand flux is Violet. The term flux refers to stable flux - one that has been stabilised and is considered junk. Raw flux is considered aid, is used to craft stable flux, detoriates with time, and has no tr...Read more
Information on how to get them
Published | Jan. 25, 2020, 1:23 a.m.
Raider Power Armor starts from level 15 and can be rather easily gathered by visiting these two areas. They have a chance to spawn incomplete frame containing some pieces, You might need do jump to this areas few tims, once per day, to get full set. The left one was raider outpost, and the right one is a cool shack containing various resources, w...Read more
Shortcuts & definitions you must know
Published | June 22, 2020, 12:02 p.m.
Most important shortcuts and definitions in MMORPG games and Fallout 76 that you must knowThey are used everywhere, unfortunately a lot of new players that Fallout 76 is first encounter with "MMORPG" games don't know a lot of them.TradeOn market there are three most important shortcuts: WTB/WTS/WTTBasically - Want To Buy/Sell/Trade,IGN - ...Read more