There Was a Ton of Stuff Cut From Fallout: New Vegas That You Can Play Right Now

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When Obsidian took over from BioWare to develop Knights of the Old Republic II, the game was famously (and forcibly, by Lucasarts) shipped "incomplete". Only when modders reinstated a bunch of cut content could we enjoy the full experience the developers had planned for the game.


Much the same happened when the studio took over from Bethesda to handle Fallout 3's follow-up, New Vegas. While nowhere near as critical to the user's enjoyment of the title - KOTOR II's biggest cuts were literally at the end of the game - there's still a bunch of stuff floating around as stray code on the disc that never made it into the finished product.

Modders have been picking at the edges of this for a while now, but this week a user by the name of Moburma collected it all in one spot, outlining where the cuts were made and what they consisted of. Even better, he's made most of them available for download as mods, meaning you can slide them in and enjoy what's basically an extended edition of the game.


UPDATE - To be clear, I'm not implying these cuts were anywhere near as drastic as those in KOTOR II, nor that this is somehow the definitive edition of the game. As the modder explains, much was cut for good reason. What's "much the same" is the fact the cut content is now playable.

Fallout New Vegas Cut Stuff [Cutting Room Floor]

moburma80 [New Vegas Nexus]

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I COULD play it.

I could technically also jump in radiation and come out with a deadly disease that ticks away at every fiber of my being as I slowly die from the inside out, separating my family as the tears of remorse start to appear knowing that there was so much more to do and say with my life that now I won't be able to since my life choices lead me to a decision that now is freezing all options of living such as meeting my true love and growing old together then dying at an older age as we hold hands which is of course impossible as I'm lying in bed with my family miles away because we were never too close due to my apathetic nature to everything family and as the regret sets in the light appears at the end of the tunnel and they won't ever know how much I truly loved them for all they'll know is hate for me and that is what truly scares me as my heart stops beating and my bowels empty in my trousers. Dead and alone forevermore.

I guess what I'm trying to say is that NO THX.