History Characters / FalloutNewVegasTheCourier

6th Jul '16 10:36:39 PM Discar
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* OutsideContextVillain: To either the NCR or the Legion, if you don't pick their side. The Courier's quest has nothing directly to do with the war over the Hoover Dam, and they were a complete unknown before the events of the game. You can start meddling with their business from the moment you reach either Nipton or the NCR Correction Facility, and by the time you reach The Strip, whichever side you didn't pick (if not both) realizes that you're a big enough threat to warrant ''hit squads'' constantly sent after you.

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* OutsideContextVillain: OutsideContextProblem: To either the NCR or the Legion, if you don't pick their side. The Courier's quest has nothing directly to do with the war over the Hoover Dam, and they were a complete unknown before the events of the game. You can start meddling with their business from the moment you reach either Nipton or the NCR Correction Facility, and by the time you reach The Strip, whichever side you didn't pick (if not both) realizes that you're a big enough threat to warrant ''hit squads'' constantly sent after you.
2nd Jul '16 10:43:23 PM DastardlyDemolition
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** In "Three Card Bounty", you can have First Recon follow you and kill one of the bounties.

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** In "Three Card Bounty", you can have First Recon follow you and kill one of the bounties.bounties, one Driver Nephi.[[note]]This will cost you some extra cash if you're careful as they aim for the head and you need the head intact to get the full bounty.[[/note]]
31st May '16 3:18:28 PM ProfessorWillis
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**Not to mention the fact that if you take the perks literally, by the end of the game the Courier can absorb strength from sunlight a la Superman ("Solar Powered"), lace their bones with metal ("Adamantium Skeleton"), regenerate damage while irradiated ("Rad Child"), [[ArsonMurderandJaywalking and inexplicably repair equipment with non-matching parts]] ("Jury Rigging").
26th May '16 1:17:39 PM TheAmazingBlachman
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-->'''Veronica''': You look like a mess. Where do you come from?\\

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-->'''Veronica''': --->'''Veronica''': You look like a mess. Where do you come from?\\
26th May '16 1:17:18 PM TheAmazingBlachman
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-->'''Arcade''': ''(after you [[spoiler: tell the Enclave remnants to support the Legion]])'' What the hell is wrong with you? Do you ''want'' New Vegas to become the slaving capital of the world!?
-->'''Courier''': Actually, yes, I want it to become the slave capital of the world.

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-->'''Arcade''': ''(after you [[spoiler: tell the Enclave remnants to support the Legion]])'' What the hell is wrong with you? Do you ''want'' New Vegas to become the slaving capital of the world!?
-->'''Courier''':
world!?\\
'''Courier''':
Actually, yes, I want it to become the slave capital of the world.



--> '''Veronica:''' Do you know anything about the Brotherhood of Steel?
--> '''The Courier:''' I've heard they shoot lasers from their eyes!

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--> '''Veronica:''' -->'''Veronica:''' Do you know anything about the Brotherhood of Steel?
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Steel?\\
'''The Courier:''' I've heard they shoot lasers from their eyes!



--> '''Raul:''' That's what I love about you, boss, your firm belief that one day you'll actually remember things people tell you.

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--> '''Raul:''' --->'''Raul:''' That's what I love about you, boss, your firm belief that one day you'll actually remember things people tell you.



---> '''Boxcar''': [[OhCrap Are you fucking kidding me?]] First I get my legs smashed, and then in walks the Powder Gangers' [[TheDreaded Grim Fucking Reaper.]]

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---> '''Boxcar''': --->'''Boxcar''': [[OhCrap Are you fucking kidding me?]] First I get my legs smashed, and then in walks the Powder Gangers' [[TheDreaded Grim Fucking Reaper.]]



-->'''Oliver''': Do you seriously think you have what it takes to build a nation? Carve out a frontier, train troops, build roads, and create towns?
-->'''Courier''': My sycophants tell me "Yes".

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-->'''Oliver''': Do you seriously think you have what it takes to build a nation? Carve out a frontier, train troops, build roads, and create towns?
-->'''Courier''':
towns?\\
'''Courier''':
My sycophants tell me "Yes".



--> '''Jessup''': What the hell, you're supposed to be dead!
--> '''Courier''': I got better. / I'm a ghost, here to haunt you. Oooooohh!

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--> '''Jessup''': --->'''Jessup''': What the hell, you're supposed to be dead!
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dead!\\
'''Courier''': I got better. / I'm a ghost, here to haunt you. Oooooohh!



--> '''Benny''': Hu- wha- you're... how are you alive?
--> '''Courier''': I got better.

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--> '''Benny''': Hu- wha- --->'''Benny''': Hu-- wha-- you're... how are you alive?
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alive?\\
'''Courier''': I got better.



--> '''Veronica''': You look like a mess. Where do you come from?
--> '''Courier''': The grave.
--> '''Veronica''': Huh. I take that back. You look pretty good, all things considered.

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--> '''Veronica''': -->'''Veronica''': You look like a mess. Where do you come from?
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from?\\
'''Courier''': The grave.
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grave.\\
'''Veronica''': Huh. I take that back. You look pretty good, all things considered.
17th May '16 11:20:54 PM SnowyFoxes
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The Courier was just [[UnluckyEverydude a regular schmuck]] trying to make a living delivering packages before being ambushed by Benny and several Great Khans while delivering a ''particular'' package: a Platinum Chip. He/she takes two shots to the head but somehow manages to survive. The story is driven by the Courier's attempts to understand the meaning behind the attack and the significance of the Platinum Chip. Ultimately, the Courier gets to decide the future of the entire Mojave wasteland.

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The Courier was just [[UnluckyEverydude a regular schmuck]] trying to make a living delivering packages before being ambushed by Benny and several Great Khans while delivering a ''particular'' package: a Platinum Chip. He/she takes two shots to the head but somehow manages to survive. The story is driven by the Courier's attempts to understand the meaning behind the attack and the significance of the Platinum Chip. Ultimately, the Courier gets to decide the future of the entire Mojave wasteland.Wasteland.
28th Apr '16 5:10:19 PM ASTOL01
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* CombatPragmatist / TryingToCatchMeFightingDirty: Sneak attacks, Stealth Boys, mines, dynamite, irradiating enemies to death, picking enemies off from a thousand yards with a sniper rifle, [[AHandfulForAnEye tossing sand into an enemy's eyes]], using a gun meant to bring down ''tanks'', calling on a [[UpToEleven death laser from space to do your fighting for you]], and if need be, [[GroinAttack a power fist to the crotch.]] The Courier does ''not'' fuck around.

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* CombatPragmatist / TryingToCatchMeFightingDirty: Sneak attacks, Stealth Boys, mines, dynamite, mini-nukes, spamming Stimpaks, hyping yourself up on drugs, irradiating enemies to death, picking enemies off from a thousand yards with a sniper rifle, [[AHandfulForAnEye tossing sand into an enemy's eyes]], using a gun meant to bring down ''tanks'', calling on a [[UpToEleven death laser from space to do your fighting for you]], and if need be, [[GroinAttack a power fist to the crotch.]] The Courier does ''not'' fuck around.
28th Apr '16 5:08:06 PM ASTOL01
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* CombatPragmatist/TryingToCatchMeFightingDirty: Sneak attacks, Stealth Boys, mines, dynamite, irradiating enemies to death, picking enemies off from a thousand yards with a sniper rifle, [[AHandfulForAnEye tossing sand into an enemy's eyes]], using a gun meant to bring down ''tanks'', calling on a [[UpToEleven death laser from space to do your fighting for you]], and if need be, [[GroinAttack a power fist to the crotch.]] The Courier does ''not'' fuck around.

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* CombatPragmatist/TryingToCatchMeFightingDirty: CombatPragmatist / TryingToCatchMeFightingDirty: Sneak attacks, Stealth Boys, mines, dynamite, irradiating enemies to death, picking enemies off from a thousand yards with a sniper rifle, [[AHandfulForAnEye tossing sand into an enemy's eyes]], using a gun meant to bring down ''tanks'', calling on a [[UpToEleven death laser from space to do your fighting for you]], and if need be, [[GroinAttack a power fist to the crotch.]] The Courier does ''not'' fuck around.
28th Apr '16 5:07:36 PM ASTOL01
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* CombatPragmatist/TryingToCatchMeFightingDirty: Sneak attacks, Stealth Boys, mines, dynamite, irradiating enemies to death, picking enemies off from a thousand yards with a sniper rifle, [[AHandfulForAnEye tossing sand into an enemy's eyes]], using a gun meant to bring down ''tanks'', calling on a [[UpToEleven death laser from space to do your fighting for you]], and if need be, [[GroinAttack a power fist to the crotch.]] The Courier does ''not'' fuck around.
17th Mar '16 3:20:23 PM KhlavKalash
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* ImAHumanitarian: The Cannibal perk allows you to feed on human corpses. Eat enough of them and you'll unlock the option to cut off some "Human Remains" to take with you as a food item for later. This can be taken to ExtremeOmnivore levels with the Ghastly Scavenger perk (which requires Cannibal), which allows you to feed on Super Mutant and feral ghoul corpses. Feeding a corpse or eating Human Remains causes you to take a karma hit (yes, even the feral ghoul that just gave you positive karma for killing it), and NPCs who witness the act will be horrified by your "crime against nature" and turn hostile.

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* ImAHumanitarian: The Cannibal perk allows you to feed on human corpses. Eat enough of them and you'll unlock the option to cut off some "Human Remains" to take with you as a food item for later. This can be taken to ExtremeOmnivore levels with the Ghastly Scavenger perk (which requires Cannibal), which allows you to feed on Super Mutant and feral ghoul corpses. Feeding a corpse or eating Human Remains causes you to take a karma hit (yes, even the feral ghoul that just gave you positive karma for killing it), and NPCs [=NPCs=] who witness the act will be horrified by your "crime against nature" and turn hostile.
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