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* Rycon Roleplays is doing an ''extensive'' [[https://www.youtube.com/user/ryconroleplays/playlists?view=50&sort=dd&shelf_id=30 Fallout New Vegas and Fallout 3 roleplay]] that is still on-going to this day, where he plays his character Logan every single second of the game and ''never'' breaks character, no matter how many oddities occur. Just so you can have an idea, he spent several episodes without leaving Goodsprings, all for the sake of realism. Talk about patience, huh?
** The series itself is full of awesome moments in its own. The progress Logan makes from being just a survivor in a dangerous wasteland to a hardened veteran badass is pretty notable.
** [[https://youtu.be/bOzMMvqC958?t=448 His death threats to Benny when he found out he was double-crossed by him]].
---> '''Logan:''' I warned you. I told you to not double-cross me. This is it, Benny. Next time I see you, ''you're a dead man''. You just signed your own warrant.
** The end of the first season, where Logan and Benny fight to the death in the Legion's arena with machetes. Also, [[https://youtu.be/PZDOxUvtvRc?t=570 Logan's pre-ass kicking speech beforehand]].

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** How about a nice dose of irony? After Benny goes ahead and gets himself captured by the Legion, you're totally able to go pay him a visit in Caesar's Tent and do exactly what he did to you. [[IronicEcho Shoot him in the head, while he has his hands tied and on his knees.]] Bonus points if you do it after killing Caesar and his men and telling Benny that he's next, to which [[{{Hypocrite}} he even goes ahead and calls you a coward for.]]


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** ''Lonesome Road'' takes it even farther, giving you the opportunity to [[spoiler: nuke the Legion, including Dry Wells, the village of Ulysses's former tribe.]]

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** ''Lonesome Road'' takes it even farther, giving you the opportunity to [[spoiler: nuke the Legion, including Dry Wells, the village of Ulysses's former tribe.]]



** Getting the Boomers' help will have them [[spoiler:rebuild the old bomber they had you recover and utterly decimate your enemy. They also provide fire support with their howitzers.]]
** Forging an alliance with the [[spoiler:Brotherhood of Steel and the NCR will supplement the NCR with fully armored Brotherhood Paladins that lay the beat down on the poor Legionaries.]]
** Seeing the [[spoiler: Enclave Remnants show up in a Vertibird and start disintegrating enemies left and right is always fun to watch]].

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** Getting the Boomers' help will have them [[spoiler:rebuild rebuild the old bomber they had you recover and utterly decimate your enemy. They also provide fire support with their howitzers.]]
howitzers.
** Forging an alliance with the [[spoiler:Brotherhood Brotherhood of Steel and the NCR will supplement the NCR with fully armored Brotherhood Paladins that lay the beat down on the poor Legionaries.]]
Legionaries.
** Seeing the [[spoiler: Enclave Remnants show up in a Vertibird and start disintegrating enemies left and right is always fun to watch]].watch.



----> '''Cannibal Johnson''': Come on, kid, there are still bad guys to fight.
*** For context, this is after the [[spoiler: Enclave Vertibird and its crew arrive.]] After this, you're being escorted by the beings that put the fear of god into every person west of the Colorado. After that day, every person east of the Colorado will be fearful of them too.
** Also [[spoiler: if you upgraded the Securitrons under the Fort and then used the Dam to power them up, you see Caesar's entire stronghold go up in flames in the distance.]]
** Doing all of the above, and getting all the various factions to go along with your plans. There's nothing quite like watching the [[spoiler: Brotherhood,]] NCR, what's left of [[spoiler: the Enclave]] and the [[spoiler: Boomers]] all fighting side by side, especially when you reach the top of the dam. [[spoiler: Paladins]] supporting riflemen, and suddenly that [[spoiler:[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPtsAYJEYXc B-29 bomber]] comes in low to drop fiery death]]. And then the [[spoiler:vertibird, packed full of badass grandpas/grandmas]] comes out of nowhere.
** For Wild Card players, [[spoiler:having Yes-Man help you take control of Hoover Dam, release the Securitron army under Caesar's Fort, and then storm the Legate's camp. You can either use superior logic to trick Lanius into retreating by telling him he cannot possibly hold the entire state of California, or by killing him, which results in a large fight with Lanius and multiple Legionaries trying to melee you to death. After dealing with the Legate, you run into General Oliver of the NCR, who gullibly believes you just came and took back the Dam for them. You then break it to him that there are literally hundreds of Securitrons flanking him from behind. He then begins to get arrogant and starts insulting you. You could make him leave peacefully... Or have Yes Man throw him off the Dam.]]
* Interrogating Silus at Camp [=McCarran=], if you have a high intelligence. [[spoiler: You claim to be an assassin sent by Caesar to silence the centurion, and you can prove it to by him using your choice of Latin phrases]].

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----> '''Cannibal Johnson''': Johnson:''' Come on, kid, there are still bad guys to fight.
*** For context, this is after the [[spoiler: Enclave Vertibird and its crew arrive.]] arrive. After this, you're being escorted by the beings that put the fear of god into every person west of the Colorado. After that day, every person east of the Colorado will be fearful of them too.
** Also [[spoiler: Also, if you upgraded the Securitrons under the Fort and then used the Dam to power them up, you see Caesar's entire stronghold go up in flames in the distance.]]
distance.
** Doing all of the above, and getting all the various factions to go along with your plans. There's nothing quite like watching the [[spoiler: Brotherhood,]] Brotherhood, NCR, what's left of [[spoiler: the Enclave]] Enclave and the [[spoiler: Boomers]] Boomers all fighting side by side, especially when you reach the top of the dam. [[spoiler: Paladins]] Paladins supporting riflemen, and suddenly that [[spoiler:[[https://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPtsAYJEYXc B-29 bomber]] comes in low to drop fiery death]]. death. And then the [[spoiler:vertibird, vertibird, packed full of badass grandpas/grandmas]] grandpas/grandmas comes out of nowhere.
** For Wild Card players, [[spoiler:having having Yes-Man help you take control of Hoover Dam, release the Securitron army under Caesar's Fort, and then storm the Legate's camp. You can either use superior logic to trick Lanius into retreating by telling him he cannot possibly hold the entire state of California, or by killing him, which results in a large fight with Lanius and multiple Legionaries trying to melee you to death. After dealing with the Legate, you run into General Oliver of the NCR, who gullibly believes you just came and took back the Dam for them. You then break it to him that there are literally hundreds of Securitrons flanking him from behind. He then begins to get arrogant and starts insulting you. You could make him leave peacefully... Or have Yes Man throw him off the Dam.]]
Dam.
* Interrogating Silus at Camp [=McCarran=], if you have a high intelligence. [[spoiler: You claim to be an assassin sent by Caesar to silence the centurion, and you can prove it to by him using your choice of Latin phrases]].phrases.



-->'''Benny''': The cleaners will knock twice. Tell them to be thorough.

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-->'''Benny''': -->'''Benny:''' The cleaners will knock twice. Tell them to be thorough.



-->'''Option 2''': It's a real mess up here... there's four bodies.

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-->'''Option 2''': 2:''' It's a real mess up here... there's four bodies.



-->'''Benny''': [[OhCrap What the]] [[PrecisionFStrike fuck?!]]

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-->'''Benny''': -->'''Benny:''' [[OhCrap What the]] [[PrecisionFStrike fuck?!]]



--> '''Courier''': I'll wear your head like you wear that dog's.
--> '''Vulpes''': [[OhCrap Legionnaires!]] [[ThisIsGonnaSuck We have a problem!]]

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--> '''Courier''': '''Courier:''' I'll wear your head like you wear that dog's.
--> '''Vulpes''': '''Vulpes:''' [[OhCrap Legionnaires!]] [[ThisIsGonnaSuck We have a problem!]]



*** If you own the Ultimate Edition, you'll have access to a few unique weapons from the start of the game, including the Weathered 10mm Pistol and the Mercenary's Grenade Rifle, a better version of the M79 quite a bit sooner before you'd normally encounter 40mm weapons (you'll also very likely have lots of dynamite from killing Powder Gangers prior to this). When you call Inculta out for comitting war crimes, he'll smugly reply that all crimes are unforgivable, and challenge you to do something about it if you feel so strongly about it, promising after that you won't feel anything ever again. He'll then calmly turn and walk away...if you let him. It's quite satisfying to blow his entire party away with a well placed grenade before they have a chance to react.

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*** If you own the Ultimate Edition, you'll have access to a few unique weapons from the start of the game, including the Weathered 10mm Pistol and the Mercenary's Grenade Rifle, a better version of the M79 quite a bit sooner before you'd normally encounter 40mm weapons (you'll also very likely have lots of dynamite from killing Powder Gangers prior to this). When you call Inculta out for comitting committing war crimes, he'll smugly reply that all crimes are unforgivable, and challenge you to do something about it if you feel so strongly about it, promising after that you won't feel anything ever again. He'll then calmly turn and walk away...if you let him. It's quite satisfying to blow his entire party away with a well placed grenade before they have a chance to react.



--->'''Paladin''': "In the name of the Codex, I sentence you to death."
--->'''The Courier''': "[[BadassBoast I will cast down your Codex and bask in the dying agony of those who hold it dear.]]"
--->'''Paladin''': <in a high pitch terrified voice> "No! No. NOOO!"

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--->'''Paladin''': --->'''Paladin:''' "In the name of the Codex, I sentence you to death."
--->'''The Courier''': Courier:''' "[[BadassBoast I will cast down your Codex and bask in the dying agony of those who hold it dear.]]"
--->'''Paladin''': --->'''Paladin:''' <in a high pitch terrified voice> "No! No. NOOO!"



--->'''The Courier''': "You raise that gun and I '''will''' kill everyone in this room."

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--->'''The Courier''': Courier:''' "You raise that gun and I '''will''' kill everyone in this room."



-->'''Boone''': [[ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight To hell with mercy killing]]; [[PreAssKickingOneLiner we're getting those guys out alive!]]

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-->'''Boone''': -->'''Boone:''' [[ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight To hell with mercy killing]]; [[PreAssKickingOneLiner we're getting those guys out alive!]]



-->'''Courier''': I just did what anyone else would have done.
-->'''NCR Soldier''': Bullshit! What anyone else would've done is get their asses killed. You're leading some kind of charmed life.

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-->'''Courier''': -->'''Courier:''' I just did what anyone else would have done.
-->'''NCR Soldier''': Soldier:''' Bullshit! What anyone else would've done is get their asses killed. You're leading some kind of charmed life.



--->'''Courier''': Now both the Fiends and the NCR know not to fuck with me!
--->'''NCR soldier''': Yeah, well, looks like it might be too late for the Fiends. But we got the message loud and clear.

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--->'''Courier''': --->'''Courier:''' Now both the Fiends and the NCR know not to fuck with me!
--->'''NCR soldier''': soldier:''' Yeah, well, looks like it might be too late for the Fiends. But we got the message loud and clear.



--->'''Courier''': I made a promise to Private Morales.
--->'''NCR Soldier''': That must be some kind of code of honor you hold yourself to. You're like a man/woman possessed. We'll make sure Morale's body gets sent back home. You don't have to, you know, hoist him over your shoulder and haul him back to California. Even though I believe you would if you had to.

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--->'''Courier''': --->'''Courier:''' I made a promise to Private Morales.
--->'''NCR Soldier''': Soldier:''' That must be some kind of code of honor you hold yourself to. You're like a man/woman possessed. We'll make sure Morale's body gets sent back home. You don't have to, you know, hoist him over your shoulder and haul him back to California. Even though I believe you would if you had to.



--->'''NCR Soldier''': I don't believe it. Who the hell are you, man/lady? How did you just walk right up and pull him out of there?

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--->'''NCR Soldier''': Soldier:''' I don't believe it. Who the hell are you, man/lady? How did you just walk right up and pull him out of there?



* Operating on [[spoiler: Caesar]]'s brain tumour. Yep, the Courier's pretty awesome.

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* Operating on [[spoiler: Caesar]]'s Caesar's brain tumour. Yep, the Courier's pretty awesome.



* If you pre-ordered from Gamestop, or downloaded ''Courier's Stash", the Courier will sometimes [[PassThePopcorn casually drink from his/her Vault 13 canteen while something awesome happens]]

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* If you pre-ordered from Gamestop, or downloaded ''Courier's Stash", the Courier will sometimes [[PassThePopcorn casually drink from his/her Vault 13 canteen while something awesome happens]]happens.]]



* If you have the Terrifying Presence perk, then during the Van Graff quest, you can use it to make Jean Baptiste back off when [[spoiler:he threatens to murder Cass]]. You can make one of the game's biggest psychopaths back down using just a ''single threat''.

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* If you have the Terrifying Presence perk, then during the Van Graff quest, you can use it to make Jean Baptiste back off when [[spoiler:he he threatens to murder Cass]].Cass. You can make one of the game's biggest psychopaths back down using just a ''single threat''.



** Bonus points if the Pulse Gun was one of the items used in Veronica's companion quest. When the gun is presented to the Elder, they will dismiss the idea of the Pulse Gun being used to wipe out the entire Brotherhood, thinking that the one Veronica had was "the only one of its kind". Then, as you and Veronica leave Hidden Valley, a gang of Brotherhood Paladins hold you up at gunpoint, claiming you're spreading ideas contrary to the Brotherhood and the Codex, and that you should be sentenced to death for it. Assuming you don't [[KickTheSonOfABitch waste the bastards then and there]] (although doing so will fail the quest, and [[WhatTheHellHero cause Veronica to leave you in disgust]]), you can simply say Veronica was leaving (which the Paladins smugly accept as exiling her), and then you can suggest that Veronica join a Followers' outpost, [[spoiler: only for the Paladin gang to massacre everybody in the outpost out of spite, and then turn to kill you and Veronica when you show up. ''Then'' [[LaserGuidedKarma you can totally waste the bastards]] without any repercussions from either Veronica or the rest of the Brotherhood.]]

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** Bonus points if the Pulse Gun was one of the items used in Veronica's companion quest. When the gun is presented to the Elder, they will dismiss the idea of the Pulse Gun being used to wipe out the entire Brotherhood, thinking that the one Veronica had was "the only one of its kind". Then, as you and Veronica leave Hidden Valley, a gang of Brotherhood Paladins hold you up at gunpoint, claiming you're spreading ideas contrary to the Brotherhood and the Codex, and that you should be sentenced to death for it. Assuming you don't [[KickTheSonOfABitch waste the bastards then and there]] (although doing so will fail the quest, and [[WhatTheHellHero cause Veronica to leave you in disgust]]), you can simply say Veronica was leaving (which the Paladins smugly accept as exiling her), and then you can suggest that Veronica join a Followers' outpost, [[spoiler: only for the Paladin gang to massacre everybody in the outpost out of spite, and then turn to kill you and Veronica when you show up. ''Then'' [[LaserGuidedKarma you can totally waste the bastards]] without any repercussions from either Veronica or the rest of the Brotherhood.]]



** NCR Ending: [[spoiler: You get the highest possible medal from the NCR and are recognized as a national hero]].
** Independent Ending: [[spoiler: You take over New Vegas for yourself]].
** House Ending: [[spoiler: House affords you every luxury he can, out of respect or fear]].
** Legion Ending: [[spoiler: Caesar/Lanius is impressed enough to put the Courier's face on the Legion's coins]]. Double Awesome when you consider that [[spoiler:women are worthless to the Legion, and the Legion currency will have a female face on it if your courier is female]].

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** NCR Ending: [[spoiler: You get the highest possible medal from the NCR and are recognized as a national hero]].
hero.
** Independent Ending: [[spoiler: You take over New Vegas for yourself]].
yourself.
** House Ending: [[spoiler: House affords you every luxury he can, out of respect or fear]].
fear.
** Legion Ending: [[spoiler: Caesar/Lanius is impressed enough to put the Courier's face on the Legion's coins]]. coins. Double Awesome when you consider that [[spoiler:women women are worthless to the Legion, and the Legion currency will have a female face on it if your courier is female]].female.



--> '''Mr. House''': Aaron Kimball, the president of the New California Republic, is going to visit Hoover Dam to "boost morale". Apparently, he hasn't considered the effect on the troops' morale of seeing their beloved leader get his brains blown out by a Legion sniper.

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--> '''Mr. House''': House:''' Aaron Kimball, the president of the New California Republic, is going to visit Hoover Dam to "boost morale". Apparently, he hasn't considered the effect on the troops' morale of seeing their beloved leader get his brains blown out by a Legion sniper.



* The existence and survival of Vault 21, located right under the Strip. Vault-Tec's shtick for this one was more or less to fill it up with compulsive gamblers. And while everyone was equal, differences and decisions were settled by games of chance. It's an arrangement that one would wager on failing, given the ruin the other Vaults in the Mojave suffered over time. And yet, not only did the Vault ''surpass'' even [[spoiler:the Enclave's]] expectations, but it managed to work ''despite'' the odds thrown against it. The only time the Vault's lucky streak failed them was when House found and beat the inhabitants over blackjack... and even ''then'' the place was made into a hotel.

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* The existence and survival of Vault 21, located right under the Strip. Vault-Tec's shtick for this one was more or less to fill it up with compulsive gamblers. And while everyone was equal, differences and decisions were settled by games of chance. It's an arrangement that one would wager on failing, given the ruin the other Vaults in the Mojave suffered over time. And yet, not only did the Vault ''surpass'' even [[spoiler:the Enclave's]] the Enclave's expectations, but it managed to work ''despite'' the odds thrown against it. The only time the Vault's lucky streak failed them was when House found and beat the inhabitants over blackjack... and even ''then'' the place was made into a hotel.



* At the end of the DLC, you can [[spoiler:lock Elijah inside the vault that he's been trying to get into for years, trapping him forever in an empty room and getting the "Safety Deposit Box" achievement. It's doubly impressive if you help all the other members of your crew let go of their baggage, get out of the Sierra Madre alive, get some gold for your effort, and stick Elijah with the tab. Not bad for a fellow American.]]
** [[spoiler: Not to mention his VillainousBreakdown is just [[https://youtu.be/Wm5Os2UJxPM?list=PLX3Sax_xs4WSZyQQ1Qf1ohA_wUNE3g094&t=2617 fantastic]]]].
* Outright fighting can be an awesome moment too, especially [[spoiler:if you're on good terms with Dean and Christine - Christine will deactivate the turrets Elijah tries to kill you with, while Dean deactivates some of the speakers to give you more room to move about.]]

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* At the end of the DLC, you can [[spoiler:lock lock Elijah inside the vault that he's been trying to get into for years, trapping him forever in an empty room and getting the "Safety Deposit Box" achievement. It's doubly impressive if you help all the other members of your crew let go of their baggage, get out of the Sierra Madre alive, get some gold for your effort, and stick Elijah with the tab. Not bad for a fellow American.]]
American.
** [[spoiler: Not to mention his VillainousBreakdown is just [[https://youtu.be/Wm5Os2UJxPM?list=PLX3Sax_xs4WSZyQQ1Qf1ohA_wUNE3g094&t=2617 fantastic]]]].
fantastic]].
* Outright fighting can be an awesome moment too, especially [[spoiler:if if you're on good terms with Dean and Christine - Christine will deactivate the turrets Elijah tries to kill you with, while Dean deactivates some of the speakers to give you more room to move about.]]



* One of the few actual RPG-boss-like creatures in the entire game is [[spoiler:the Giant Robo Scorpion]]. You can deal with it one of any ways: you can find the shutdown code nearby and remotely shut it down, use the Sonic Emitter to EMP it, get protectrons to distract it, or reconfigure the turrets to attack it for you.
* Old World Blues lets you successfully win an argument with [[spoiler:your own brain by pointing out that most of the glands it's complaining about are inside it. Yes, you just successfully outsmarted ''your own brain'']].
* In Old World Blues, [[spoiler: turning Dr. Klein's cohorts to your side by pulling on their last shreds of humanity, and then have them all turn on him (in hysterical ways) in the final confrontation. [[TheUnintelligible Dr. 8's]] speech is particularly moving, 0's is both awesome and hilarious.]]
** Alternatively, you can pull a BavarianFireDrill by claiming [[spoiler: it is not your brain that inhabits your body, but rather [[IncomingHam DR. MOBIUS!!!]] Not only does the successful speech checks prove that The Courier can do a pretty good imitation of Mobius' LargeHam antics, but it also causes Dr. Klein to have a giant FreakOut, and basically pee his nonexistant pants.]]
* Learning Ulysses' question to the Think Tank that caused them to be knocked out of Mobius' loop, ''not'' experiment on him, and give him the information to reactivate what laid beneath the Divide. [[spoiler: "Who are you, that do not know your history?"]] Goosebumps.

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* One of the few actual RPG-boss-like creatures in the entire game is [[spoiler:the the Giant Robo Scorpion]].Scorpion. You can deal with it one of any ways: you can find the shutdown code nearby and remotely shut it down, use the Sonic Emitter to EMP it, get protectrons to distract it, or reconfigure the turrets to attack it for you.
* Old World Blues lets you successfully win an argument with [[spoiler:your your own brain by pointing out that most of the glands it's complaining about are inside it. Yes, you just successfully outsmarted ''your own brain'']].
brain''.
* In Old World Blues, [[spoiler: turning Dr. Klein's cohorts to your side by pulling on their last shreds of humanity, and then have them all turn on him (in hysterical ways) in the final confrontation. [[TheUnintelligible Dr. 8's]] speech is particularly moving, 0's is both awesome and hilarious.]]
hilarious.
** Alternatively, you can pull a BavarianFireDrill by claiming [[spoiler: it is not your brain that inhabits your body, but rather [[IncomingHam DR. MOBIUS!!!]] Not only does the successful speech checks prove that The Courier can do a pretty good imitation of Mobius' LargeHam antics, but it also causes Dr. Klein to have a giant FreakOut, and basically pee his nonexistant pants.]]
pants.
* Learning Ulysses' question to the Think Tank that caused them to be knocked out of Mobius' loop, ''not'' experiment on him, and give him the information to reactivate what laid beneath the Divide. [[spoiler: "Who are you, that do not know your history?"]] history?" Goosebumps.



* This moment, if you're a female Courier aligned with the Legion, when [[spoiler:you finally meet Ulysses face-to-face]].
-->'''Ulysses''': Last I heard, you needed a weapon between your legs to carry one for Caesar.
-->'''Female Courier''': [[StealthInsult Is that why you're not Legion anymore, then?]]
-->'''Ulysses''' What do you m... ''[chuckles]'' [[ActuallyPrettyFunny I see the way of it. Have fight in you, at least.]] Save it for the road ahead.
* Get to the end of the Lonesome Road {{DLC}}. If you can successfully [[TalkingTheMonsterToDeath convince Ulysses to abandon his plan]], then [[spoiler: both you and he will team up in what appears to be a BolivianArmyEnding when Marked Men come flooding into the silo to kill you both. That's right, the two Couriers (who are longtime adversaries, both incredibly strong, resourceful, skilled, and with a number of incredible heroics under their belts) reach a common ground, [[BackToBackBadasses fight together]], ''and win''.]]
** Hell, The Lonesome Road itself is pretty much this, in-game and out. The set pieces are used well enough to make a tense story with truly terrifying enemies in the form of the body horror Marked Men, the mutated Tunnelers and the old standbyes Deathclaws. Add in several chilling events such as [[spoiler: setting off an ICBM onto Hopeville half-way through the DLC, ED-E getting jacked by Ulysses for him to use in his master plan to blow up the NCR and Legion, and whatever resolution is chosen,]] the result will be epic. So epic that people throughout the Mojave speak of the Battle of the Divide as one just as important as the Second Battle of Hoover Dam. Regardless of outcome, this moment is one of the big two Crowning Moments of Awesome in Courier 6's life.
*** Even fighting Ulysses to the death can count. Bonus points if you can tag-team with ED-E, play through the DLC under the recommended level, STOP the nukes from launching and [[spoiler:hack Ulysses' eyebots]]. You, the player, with not even half of the amount of health that Ulysses has and with only a single robotic sidekick, are able to turn Ulysses' only allies against him, decimate him AND survive [[spoiler:the oncoming onslaught of Marked Men that will flood the silo]]. Then you decide to heroically stop the nukes Ulysses intended to launch by [[spoiler:sacrificing ED-E]] and GTFO before the whole place goes up in flames. You then leg it back to the Mojave, knowing that you have save the lives of hundreds, if not thousands of people, from one person who wanted to kill them all.
* ED-E gets a moment if you let him [[spoiler: [[HeroicSacrifice sacrifice himself to stop the launch]]. You can protest against it, but he's still completely willing to do it, and despite the damage it does to him, he is able to play his battle music one last time as he zaps the console and fries up as the missiles explode harmlessly all around him]].
* Ulysses gets one for [[spoiler: subverting Fallout's usual ArcWords by insisting that while War never changes, men/women themselves can change]].

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* This moment, if you're a female Courier aligned with the Legion, when [[spoiler:you you finally meet Ulysses face-to-face]].
-->'''Ulysses''':
face-to-face.
-->'''Ulysses:'''
Last I heard, you needed a weapon between your legs to carry one for Caesar.
-->'''Female Courier''': Courier:''' [[StealthInsult Is that why you're not Legion anymore, then?]]
-->'''Ulysses''' -->'''Ulysses:''' What do you m... ''[chuckles]'' [[ActuallyPrettyFunny I see the way of it. Have fight in you, at least.]] Save it for the road ahead.
* Get to the end of the Lonesome Road {{DLC}}. If you can successfully [[TalkingTheMonsterToDeath convince Ulysses to abandon his plan]], then [[spoiler: both you and he will team up in what appears to be a BolivianArmyEnding when Marked Men come flooding into the silo to kill you both. That's right, the two Couriers (who are longtime adversaries, both incredibly strong, resourceful, skilled, and with a number of incredible heroics under their belts) reach a common ground, [[BackToBackBadasses fight together]], ''and win''.]]
win''.
** Hell, The Lonesome Road itself is pretty much this, in-game and out. The set pieces are used well enough to make a tense story with truly terrifying enemies in the form of the body horror Marked Men, the mutated Tunnelers and the old standbyes Deathclaws. Add in several chilling events such as [[spoiler: setting off an ICBM onto Hopeville half-way through the DLC, ED-E getting jacked by Ulysses for him to use in his master plan to blow up the NCR and Legion, and whatever resolution is chosen,]] chosen, the result will be epic. So epic that people throughout the Mojave speak of the Battle of the Divide as one just as important as the Second Battle of Hoover Dam. Regardless of outcome, this moment is one of the big two Crowning Moments of Awesome in Courier 6's life.
*** Even fighting Ulysses to the death can count. Bonus points if you can tag-team with ED-E, play through the DLC under the recommended level, STOP the nukes from launching and [[spoiler:hack hack Ulysses' eyebots]]. eyebots. You, the player, with not even half of the amount of health that Ulysses has and with only a single robotic sidekick, are able to turn Ulysses' only allies against him, decimate him AND survive [[spoiler:the the oncoming onslaught of Marked Men that will flood the silo]]. silo. Then you decide to heroically stop the nukes Ulysses intended to launch by [[spoiler:sacrificing ED-E]] sacrificing ED-E and GTFO before the whole place goes up in flames. You then leg it back to the Mojave, knowing that you have save saved the lives of hundreds, if not thousands of people, from one person who wanted to kill them all.
* ED-E gets a moment if you let him [[spoiler: [[HeroicSacrifice sacrifice himself to stop the launch]]. You can protest against it, but he's still completely willing to do it, and despite the damage it does to him, he is able to play his battle music one last time as he zaps the console and fries up as the missiles explode harmlessly all around him]].
him.
* Ulysses gets one for [[spoiler: subverting Fallout's usual ArcWords by insisting that while War never changes, men/women themselves can change]].change.


-->'''Boone''': [[ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight To hell with mercy killing]]; [[PreAssKickingOneLiner we're getting those men out alive!]]

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-->'''Boone''': [[ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight To hell with mercy killing]]; [[PreAssKickingOneLiner we're getting those men guys out alive!]]


* Reclaiming Nelson from the Legion with Boone. Aside from the fact that the terrain around the camp is ideal for sniping, you get some dialogue from him that makes the mission feel as if it's gone from a request to MercyKill a bunch of NCR troopers to an all-out rescue mission that not only sees you saving those troopers, but also liberating the entire camp from Dead Sea.
-->'''Boone''': [[PreAssKickingOneLiner To hell with mercy killing; we're getting those men out alive!]]

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* Reclaiming Nelson from the Legion with Boone. Aside from the fact that the terrain around the camp is ideal for sniping, you get some dialogue from him that makes the mission feel as if it's gone from a request to MercyKill a bunch of NCR troopers to an all-out rescue mission that not only sees you saving those troopers, but also liberating storming the entire camp from to take out Dead Sea.
Sea and his goons.
-->'''Boone''': [[ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight To hell with mercy killing]]; [[PreAssKickingOneLiner To hell with mercy killing; we're getting those men out alive!]]


* Do you know how long it takes to make a console/PC video game? Usually, companies take 2-4 years to make sure they get it right. Obsidian was only given... '''''13 months'''''. Factoring in at least 2 months for pre-planning (confirmed by J.E. Sawyer) and at least a month of basic bug testing, they made the entire game in ten months. Very impressive when you realize the scope of the game. On the other hand, a TearJerker for Obsidian as Sawyer let slip that they needed 5 more months to fully flesh out the game: specifically to add the post-game sequences and Legion territory. Also how thanks to being extremely rushed in the first place, Obsidian was denied additional payments (that was influenced by Metacritic rating) and possibly left a sour note to Obsidian, with them refusing to work with Bethesda anymore, despite fan requests (although Chris Avellone worked on another project, ''Videogame/PREY2017''.

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* Do you know how long it takes to make a console/PC video game? Usually, companies take 2-4 years to make sure they get it right. Obsidian was only given... '''''13 months'''''. Factoring in at least 2 months for pre-planning (confirmed by J.E. Sawyer) and at least a month of basic bug testing, they made the entire game in ten months. Very impressive when you realize the scope of the game. On the other hand, a TearJerker for Obsidian as Sawyer let slip that they needed 5 more months to fully flesh out the game: specifically to add the post-game sequences and Legion territory. Also how thanks to being extremely rushed in the first place, Obsidian was denied additional payments (that was influenced by Metacritic rating) and possibly left a sour note to Obsidian, with them refusing to work with Bethesda anymore, despite fan requests (although Chris Avellone worked on another project, ''Videogame/PREY2017''.''Videogame/PREY2017'').


* Do you know how long it takes to make a console/PC video game? Usually, companies take 2-4 years to make sure they get it right. Obsidian was only given... '''''13 months'''''. Factoring in at least 2 months for pre-planning (confirmed by J.E. Sawyer) and at least a month of basic bug testing, they made the entire game in ten months. Very impressive when you realize the scope of the game. On the other hand, a TearJerker for Obsidian as Sawyer let slip that they needed 5 more months to fully flesh out the game: specifically to add the post-game sequences and Legion territory.

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* Do you know how long it takes to make a console/PC video game? Usually, companies take 2-4 years to make sure they get it right. Obsidian was only given... '''''13 months'''''. Factoring in at least 2 months for pre-planning (confirmed by J.E. Sawyer) and at least a month of basic bug testing, they made the entire game in ten months. Very impressive when you realize the scope of the game. On the other hand, a TearJerker for Obsidian as Sawyer let slip that they needed 5 more months to fully flesh out the game: specifically to add the post-game sequences and Legion territory. Also how thanks to being extremely rushed in the first place, Obsidian was denied additional payments (that was influenced by Metacritic rating) and possibly left a sour note to Obsidian, with them refusing to work with Bethesda anymore, despite fan requests (although Chris Avellone worked on another project, ''Videogame/PREY2017''.


** Doing all of the above, and getting all the various factions to go along with your plans. There's nothing quite like watching the [[spoiler: Brotherhood,]] NCR, what's left of [[spoiler: the Enclave]] and the [[spoiler: Boomers]] all fighting side by side, especially when you reach the top of the dam. [[spoiler: Paladins]] supporting riflemen, and suddenly that [[spoiler:[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPtsAYJEYXc B-29 bomber]] comes in low to drop fiery death]]. And then the [[spoiler:vertibird, packed full of [[BadassGrandpa Badass Grandpas/Grandmas]]]] comes out of nowhere.

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** Doing all of the above, and getting all the various factions to go along with your plans. There's nothing quite like watching the [[spoiler: Brotherhood,]] NCR, what's left of [[spoiler: the Enclave]] and the [[spoiler: Boomers]] all fighting side by side, especially when you reach the top of the dam. [[spoiler: Paladins]] supporting riflemen, and suddenly that [[spoiler:[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPtsAYJEYXc B-29 bomber]] comes in low to drop fiery death]]. And then the [[spoiler:vertibird, packed full of [[BadassGrandpa Badass Grandpas/Grandmas]]]] badass grandpas/grandmas]] comes out of nowhere.


---> '''Courier:''' [[CrowningMomentOfFunny I have no idea.]]

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---> '''Courier:''' [[CrowningMomentOfFunny [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments I have no idea.]]

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* Outright fighting can be an awesome moment too, especially [[spoiler:if you're on good terms with Dean and Christine - Christine will deactivate the turrets Elijah tries to kill you with, while Dean deactivates some of the speakers to give you more room to move about.]]


*** [[ColdSniper There's always JFK Classic]], from the nearby guard tower.

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*** [[ColdSniper [[BoomHeadshot There's always the JFK Classic]], from the nearby guard tower.


*** [[ColdSniper The traditional sniper assassination]], from the nearby guard tower.

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*** [[ColdSniper The traditional sniper assassination]], There's always JFK Classic]], from the nearby guard tower.


** A pity that it missed one possibility: [[TheBible Render Unto Caesar What Is Caesar's]], by killing him using 12 gauge coin shot, which is made with Legion Denarii.

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** A pity that it missed one possibility: [[TheBible [[Literature/TheBible Render Unto Caesar What Is Caesar's]], by killing him using 12 gauge coin shot, which is made with Legion Denarii.


* If you take Arcade with you to the Fort to listen to Caesar's proposal, when the Legion's leader is done giving his MotiveRant, the normally calm and collected Arcade ''explodes'', [[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech laying into Caeser]] and outlining ''exactly'' why his "empire" is a sham and why his ambitions are doomed to fail. And it's ''[[https://youtu.be/jYer1ggFa3E glorious]]''.

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* If you take Arcade with you to the Fort to listen to Caesar's proposal, when the Legion's leader is done giving his MotiveRant, the normally calm and collected Arcade ''explodes'', [[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech laying into Caeser]] and outlining ''exactly'' why his "empire" is a sham and why his ambitions are doomed to fail. And it's ''[[https://youtu.be/jYer1ggFa3E ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKigZgT3a0I glorious]]''.


** If Caesar just happens to be the last enemy standing when Boone lands that headshot, the above moment gets rendered in glorious slow motion. Which only makes Boone's one-liner even more badass when the game resumes afterward.

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** If Caesar just happens to be the last enemy standing when Boone lands that headshot, the above moment of Caesar's death gets rendered in glorious slow motion. Which only makes Boone's one-liner even more badass when the game resumes afterward.

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